Practical Informations



LILLIAD Learning center Innovation is located in Villeneuve d’Ascq within the « Cité scientifique » campus of Lille University.

Line 1 subway - «Cité Scientifique - Professeur Gabillard» ou «4 cantons» stations - get to LILLIAD.

Coordonnées GPS : latitude 50.609277 - longitude 3.142075


Guest entrance is expected by the forecourt face to « Maison des étudiants » and « Espace Culture ».


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Lille-Lequin International Airport:

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, Bordeaux, Lyon, Marseille, Montpellier, Nantes, Nice, 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.


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) / TER (regional trains in the Nord-Pas de Calais)

Eurotunnel Le Shuttle offers a fast and frequent service from Folkestone to Calais in just 35 minutes and with up to 4 shuttle departures an hour.
Lille is only an hour and a half drive from the Eurotunnel Calais Terminal on the A26 motorway.
For more information :
08443 35 35 35 (from the UK) or 0810 63 03 04 (from France).


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)

Lille has street level car parks offering about 20,000 parking spaces as well as several metro car parks in the city centre,
in addition to on-street pay-and-display ticket parking.
The rate generally varies between €1.30 to €1.60 an hour, depending on the location.

There are also 7 park-and-ride centres located at key metro stations (Porte d'Arras, Porte des Postes, CHRB Calmette, Saint Philibert, Les Près, Triolo, 4 Cantons), as well as one paid bus parking lots (Champ de Mars), which provide a free ride downtown on the bus 12 upon presentation of your parking voucher.

A free car park for coaches is located on the Boulevard de Leeds (Lille Europe train station).
The coaches can also park on the Champ de Mars (with charge).




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