Meeting and Convention departement of the Lille Tourist Office



By Train


Its railway network places the region within arms’ reach of 3 major European capital cities :

– 35’ from Brussels

– 60’ from Paris

– 80’ from London

Lille has 2 train stations, they are 400m apart and situated in the city center.

Lille Flandres: regional trains and direct TGV to Paris (58mins)

Lille Europe : Eurostar and direct TGV to:

Aéroport international Charles de Gaulle : 00h52
Paris : 00h58
Lyon Part Dieu : 2h55
Strasbourg : 3h18
Nantes : 4h03
Marseille : 4h42
Montpellier : 4h52
Bordeaux : 5h09
Genève : 5h10

By car

Lille Métropole is at the crossroads of France’s densest freeway
More than 500 km of motorway connect great European cities.
– 1hr from Bruxelles (E429/E17)
– 2hrs from Paris (EA1/E42)
– 3hrs from Luxembourg (A4/E17)
– 3hrs from Amsterdam (E17)
– 5hr45 from Francfort (E42)
From the UK : Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais, then to Lille
by the motorway A26.

From the UK : Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais, then to Lille by the motorway A26.

By Air


Lesquin international airport is 10km from the city centre, the
Business district and the two railway stations. Over 50 national and
international direct flights with Air France, Aigle Azur, Air Algérie,
easyJet, HOP!, Ryanair, Volotea, Vueling, XL Airways depuis Ajaccio,
Bastia, Biarritz, Bordeaux, Calvi, Figari, Lyon, Marseille, Montpellier,
Nantes, Nice, Perpignan, Strasbourg et Toulouse.
International direct flights from Lisbonne, Barcelone, Genève, Alger,
Oran, Porto…
A shuttle-bus service connects the airport and the City Center (stop near the commercial centre: Euralille). Journey time: 20 min

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Travelling by public transport

Thanks to Transpole, Lille Métropole has a comprehensive public transportation system :

2 automatic metro lines (the VAL: automatic light vehicle) The world’s 1st automatic metro system (1983), 60 stations covering 45 km.

Line 1 : Villeneuve d’Ascq 4 Cantons Stade Pierre Mauroy • Lille CHR B Calmette (Regional Hospital)

Line 2 : Lomme Saint-Philibert (Hospital) • Tourcoing CH Dron (Hospital)

2 tramway lines serving over 36 stations, connecting Lille to Roubaix and Tourcoing.

Tramway R : Roubaix Eurotéléport • Gare Lille Flandres train station

Tramway T : Tourcoing centre • Gare Lille Flandres train station