Hauts-de-France is located conveniently close to 2 of the worlds’ major international airports – Paris-Charles de Gaulle (just 20 minutes away) and London Heathrow. The Lille-Lesquin International Airport is located 10 km from Lille city centre. It serves more than 70 national and international destinations. There is a shuttle service (bus stop sign « liaison aeroport) » in front of the Euralille shopping centre, which is a 20 minute ride to the airport. Train services abound in Lille. The TGV (literally ‘very fast train’) from Paris-Charles de Gaulle airport to Lille arrives in under 1 hour.
It also connects Lille with other major cities such as:
|Brussels||38 mn, 14 TGV and trains/day|
|Lyon||3h11mn, 22 TGV and trains/day|
|Marseille||4h30mn, 6 direct TGV/day|
|Bordeaux||5h, 6 direct TGV/day|
The Eurostar service from London to Lille takes just 1 hour and 20 minutes and arrives right in the heart of the city at Lille Europe station, a 10 minute walk from the centre of town.