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How do I get to Lille? Practical info

Whatever your means of transport, getting to Lille is as easy as 1-2-3!

With its many rail, air and road connections, the capital of Flanders is easily served and enjoys a favorable geographical position, at the crossroads of the major metropolises of North-West Europe.

Visit By Train

Lille is the only city in France to have 2 train stations so close together (500 meters): the Lille-Flandres station and the Lille-Europe station.

Located right in the city center, they are directly served by metro, streetcar and bus.

With its large glass hall, the Lille-Flandres station is an inviting place to stop. Just a short walk from the center, it is considered France’s second regional SNCF train station.

Lille-Europe station is one of the busiest in Europe. An essentialEurostar stopover on the way to or from Brussels or London, it is just one hour from Paris.

Coming by Bus

Coming to Lille by bus is a practical and economical option!

Companies such as Flibco, FlixBus, Eurolines and BlaBlaBus offer regular connections from various cities, offering flexibility and online booking.

In Lille, buses usually arrive at the Gare Lille-Europe, providing easy access to tourist sites, public transport and the city center.

This affordable and accessible solution lets you take full advantage of the city’s cultural and historical experience.

Visit by Plane

Just 20 minutes from the city center, thanks to our partner Flibco, the airport offers a large number of direct connections to major French cities and several Mediterranean tourist areas.