How to Reach Lille

GET IN

Lille is well connected by air, road and train.

Lille Lesquin International Airport – Served by many airlines. 20 minutes by coach to the city centre

TGV and Eurostar trains pass through here. The major connections include:

  • London  - 85 minutes
  • Paris – 60 minutes
  • Brussels – 35 minutes
  • Calais – 90 minutes
  • Lyon – 180 minutes
  • Strasbourg – 200 minutes
  • Marseille – 300 minutes

GET AROUND

The best of Lille is seen on foot or on a bicycle, but the city does have a decent public transport system. These include

The fares for the metro, trams and buses are as follows:

  • Standard (single) fare for the entire network: €1.40 for a full-price single ticket.
  • Set of 10 tickets: €11
  • ZAP ticket (3 tram or subway stations, transfer available): €0.70
  • Day Pass (available during 24h): €4
  • Evening Pass (after 7.00 pm): €2

About 150 taxis serve the city. Taxis can be booked with the following numbers:

  • Lille train station taxis: +33 (0)3 20 06 64 00
  • Rihour taxis: +33 (0)3 20 55 20 56
  • Union taxis: +33 (0)3 20 06 0606

Rent cycles from:

  • L'Atelier du Vélo, Avenue Willy Brandt,Lille Tel.: +33 (0)3 20 95 99 61.Open Tuesday to Saturday: 10 am - 1 pm / 2 pm - 7 pm.

Rent e-bikes from:

  •  Transpole: Oxygène station at the Champ de Mars
  • Monday to Saturday: 8am to 8pm
  • Sunday: 2 pm to 6 pm     
  • RelaisOxygène Place des Buisses
  • Monday to Friday: 7.30am to 6.30pm
  • Cyclogreen: 58 rue GustaveDelory, Lille –
  • Tel.: +33 (0)3 20 96 75 88.
  • Open Monday to Saturday: 8.30am - 7pm
  • Altermove: 87-93 rue Nationale - Lille
  • Tel.: +33 (0)3 62 84 01 01
  • At Transpole you can also rent a Segway.

Know about the preferred mode of transport, average time spent and average distance traveled for commute in Lille. The most preferred mode of transport in Lille is Car.

Average distance: 12.93 km Average time: 32 min

  • Car 57.14%
    Driving 21.25 min Overall average time for 18.5 kms 21.25 min
  • Walking 42.86%
    Walking 21.33 min Train 8.33 min Tram 6.67 min Bus 6.67 min Other 2.33 min Waiting 1 min Overall average time for 5.5 kms 46.33 min
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