How to get there

 

By train

Situated just 400 meters from one another, Lille's two train stations are located in the city centre and are served by both the subway and the tram.

Lille Flandres Station: TER regional trains and direct TGV service to Paris. Lille Europe Station: Eurostar service to London and Brussels, direct TGV service to Roissy Airport, Paris and all major French cities.

  • Brussels: 38 minutes, 14 TGV and Eurostar trains a day
  • Paris : 1 hour, 26 direct TGVs a day
  • London : 80 minutes
  • Lyon : 3 hours, 11 direct TGVs a day
  • Rennes: 3 hours and 50 minutes, 4 direct TGVs a day
  • Marseille: 4 hours and 30 minutes, 6 direct TGVs a day
  • Bordeaux : 5 hours, 6 direct TGVs a day
  • Montpellier : 5 hours, 5 direct TGVs a day
  • Strasbourg: 3 hours and 20 minutes

For more information:
SNCF trains and TGVs: SNCF (Tel: +33 (0) 892 35 35 39 (0.34 EUR inc. VAT/min))
Eurostar / SNCB (Belgian trains)

 

By plane

The Lille-Lesquin International Airport is located 10 km from Lille city centre.

It serves more than 70 national and international destinations.

Scheduled domestic flights with Air France, Aigle Azur, Air Algérie, Easyjet, HOP!, Ryanair, Tunisair, Transavia, Volotea and Vueling Companies to and from: Ajaccio, Bastia, Biarritz, Bordeaux, Lyon, Marseille, Montpellier, Nantes, Nice, Perpignan, Strasbourg and Toulouse.

Direct international flights to and from: Barcelone El Prat, Genève, Venise, Agadir, Marrakech, Oujda, Porto, Alger and Oran.

Shuttle service from the airport to the city centre (bus stop sign "Liaison aéroport" outside the Euralille shopping center) is available. Length of ride: 20mn.

More information : www.lille.aeroport.fr

By car

Six motorways lead to Lille:

  • A1 from Paris (220 km)
  • A22 / E17 from Ghent (75 km), Antwerp (125 km) and Amsterdam (290 km)
  • A23 from Valenciennes (53 km)
  • A25 from Dunkerque (80 km) and the A26 from Calais (110 km)
  • A27 / E42 from Brussels (110 km)

 

(Source : http://en.lilletourism.com/getting-to-lille.html)

 

By bus

Bus travel allows travel cheap but still with all comforts.

For exampe, OuiBus or EuroLines offers trips to France and even to Lille.

More information :
http://uk.ouibus.com

www.eurolines.fr

 

A parking is available near the competition. For those coming by public transport, thank you to inform us in advance to arrange your travels.