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By car

National routes (motorways)
A dense network of motorways connects Lille to other major European cities.

  • 1 hour from Brussels (E429/E42)
  • 2 hours from Paris (EA1/E42)
  • 3 hours from Luxembourg (EA4/E17)
  • 3 hours from Amsterdam (E17)
  • 5 hours 45 minutes from Frankfurt (E42)

International connections (Channel crossing)

  • Eurotunnel: Submarine tunnel railway Channel crossing between Folkestone and Calais-Coquelles. Passengers with a vehicle only: www.eurotunnel.com
  • P&O Ferries: Ferry Channel crossings between Dover and Calais: www.poferries.com
  • DFDS Seaways: Ferry Channel crossings between Dover and Calais and Dover and Dunkirk. Passengers with a vehicle only: www.dfdsseaways.com
  • My Ferry Link: Ferry Channel crossings between Dover and Calais. Passengers with a vehicle only: www.myferrylink.com
  • Eurostar: Submarine tunnel railway Channel crossing between: London St Pancras station and Calais, and London St Pancras station and Lille. Pedestrian passengers only: www.eurostar.com

National routes to Lille
Motorways

Journey time

Number of connections / day

Brussels (E429/E42) 1h -
Paris (EA1/E42) 2h -
Luxembourg (EA4/E17) 3h -
Amsterdam (E17) 3h -
Frankfurt (E42) 5h45 -

International connections (Channel crossings)
Eurotunnel & Ferry

Journey time

Number of connections / day

Eurotunnel 35min 144
P&O Ferries 1h30 19
DFDS Seaways 2h 12
My Ferry Link 1h30 8
Eurostar (Calais) 1 3
Eurostar (Lille) 1h30 10

By train

Lille Métropole is between 3 European capitals, all less than 1 hour and 20 minutes by TGV (high-speed train service):

  • Brussels 35 minutes
  • Paris 60 minutes
  • London 80 minutes

Lille has 2 stations, 400 metres apart, in the city centre:

  • Lille Flandres: Direct trains to Paris (58 min): TER regional train and TGV high-speed train
  • Lille Europe: Direct Eurostar and TGV trains to London (1hr 20min) and Brussels (32 min), Lyon (2hr 55min), Strasbourg (3hr 18min), Marseille (4hr 42min), Bordeaux (5hr 9min)

Trains leave from both stations to Charles de Gaulle International airport (52 min).

National connection with Lille
TGV high-speed train

Journey time

Number of connections / day

Charles de Gaulle airport 1h 21
Paris 1h 26
Lyon 3h 11
Marseille 4h30 6
Bordeaux 5h 6
Montpellier 5h 5
Strasbourg 3h45 1
Nantes 4h15 3

International connections with Lille
Eurostar / TGV / Thalys / Lyria / ICE

Journey time

Number of connections / day

London 1h20 10
Brussels 38min 14
Amsterdam 2h40 1
Geneva 4h15 1
Cologne 2h30 8
Frankfurt 5h15 5

By plane

The Lille-Lesquin international airport (code AITA: LIL • code ICAO: LFQQ) is 15 minutes from Lille city centre, the Lille Grand Palais conference centre and the 2 stations.
At the Belgian border, 15 minutes from Tournai, 30 minutes from Kortrijk and 45 minutes from Ghent.

Direct flights with 7 airlines: Air France, Aigle Azur, EasyJet, HOP!, Ryanair, Volotea, Vueling

15 direct destinations: Ajaccio, Bastia, Figari Sud Corse, Biarritz, Bordeaux, Lyon, Marseille, Nantes, Nice, Strasbourg, Toulouse, Algiers, Barcelona, Porto, Geneva.

There is an everyday shuttle service between the airport (door A) and Lille city centre (stop in front of the Euralille shopping centre). Journey time: 20 min
For times see: www.lille.aeroport.fr
Tel: 0891 67 32 10 (€0.23/min)

National and international connections
Volotea / HOP ! / easyJet / Air France / Vueling / Ryanair

Journey time

Number of connections / day

Ajaccio (Volotea) 1h55 4 / week
Bastia (Volotea) 1h50 3 / week
Figari Sud Corse (Volotea) 2h 2 / week
Biarritz (Volotea) 1h40 2 / week
Bordeaux (HOP!) 1h20 1
Bordeaux (easyJet) 1h25 4 / week
Lyon (HOP!) 1h15 1
Marseille (Air France) 1h30 3
Marseille (Ryanair) 1h40 1
Nantes (HOP!) 1h05 3
Nice (easyJet) 1h40 1 - 2
Nice (Air France) 1h35 1
Strasbourg (HOP!) 0h55 3
Toulouse (easyJet) 1h30 1
Toulouse (HOP!) 1h30 3
Algiers (Aigle Azur) 2h20 1
Barcelona (Vueling) 1h55 2 / week
Porto (Ryanair) 2h25 1
Geneva (easyJet) 1h20 5 / week

By boat

International connections (Channel crossing)

  • Eurotunnel: Submarine tunnel railway channel crossing between Folkestone and Calais-Coquelles. Passengers with a vehicle only: www.eurotunnel.com
  • P&O Ferries: Ferry Channel crossings between Dover and Calais: www.poferries.com
  • DFDS Seaways: Ferry Channel crossings between Dover and Calais, and Dover and Dunkirk. Passengers with a vehicle only: www.dfdsseaways.com
  • My Ferry Link: Ferry Channel crossings between Dover and Calais. Passengers with a vehicle only: www.myferrylink.com
  • Eurostar: Submarine tunnel Railway Channel crossing between: London St Pancras station and Calais, and London St Pancras station and Lille. Pedestrian passengers only: www.eurostar.com

International connections (Channel crossings)
Eurotunnel & Ferry

Journey time

Number of connections / day

Eurotunnel 35min 144
P&O Ferries 1h30 19
DFDS Seaways 2h 12
Eurostar (Calais) 1 3
Eurostar (Lille) 1h30 10