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This page contains information on how to:
  • Reach Lille
  • Travel by plane
  • Travel by bus

Reaching Lille

Lille is an important historical city and tourist destination in Northern France, and so getting to Lille is certainly not a problem. Most convenient way to reach Lille is by air, as several low cost airlines, including Air France, operate direct or connecting flights to Lille from destinations across Europe and France. If you're traveling to Lille via London, then Eurostar can be most convenient way to reach the city. The train takes just 1 hour 40 minutes to reach Lille from London. Lille is located at the crossroads of 6 motorways, connecting it to major cities across France and Europe.


Travelling by plane

Lille International Airport is located in Lesquin, just 10 km from the city center. Several low cost airlines fly to Lille from destinations across France and Europe. Lille is connected by direct flights to cities of Alger, Bordeaux, Strasbourg, Lyon, Marseille, Nice, Toulouse, while connecting flights are available for Angers, Barcelona, Berlin, Casablanca, Madrid, Milan, Rome, Zurich and other cities of Europe. Now if you fly by paris, fly to CDG airport since you can take the TGV right at CGD to arrive to lille in 1 hour.


 

Travel by train

High-speed (TGV) trains connect Lille to cities across France and Europe. The two railway stations - Lille Europe (for Eurostar) and Lille Flanders - are located in the city center. You can arrive to both without any problem the distance between the two is 500 meters. If you're traveling via London or Kent, then Eurostar can be most convenient way to reach to Lille. To reach Lille, the train takes just 30 minutes from Brussels, 1 hour from Paris, and1 hour 40 minutes from London.


 

Travel by bus

Lille is located at the crossroads of 6 motorways, connecting it to major cities across France and Europe. Lille is well connected by road with Amsterdam, Brussels, Antwerp, Paris, Lyon and other major cities of France and Europe.