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Lille Airport

General information

Lille Airport is located in the far north of France (Hauts-de-France), close to the Belgian border. The airport handles about 2 million passengers per year.

The cities of Lille (250,000 inhabitants), Roubaix, Tourcoing and Villeneuve-d’Ascq are close to the airport. About 100,000 people live in Roubaix and in Tourcoing. Villeneuve-d’Ascq is a place where many students live, here you will find two campuses of Université de Lille: Campus Cité Scientifique and Campus Pont de Bois. The modern football stadium Stade Pierre-Mauroy, home of Lille OSC, is also located in Villeneuve-d’Ascq.


Where is Lille Airport situated?

The airport is situated southeast of Lille and southwest of Villeneuve-d’Ascq. There are many motorways in the proximity of the airport. Via exit 20b Aéroport Lesquin (from the north) and exit 20 Lesquin (from the south) of the A1 or exit 1 Lesquin of the A23 you can reach the terminal and car parks of Lille Airport.

How many terminals does Lille Airport have?

Lille Airport has a compact terminal, consisting of three floors. Departures and Arrivals are located on Level 2, the check-in desks at Lille Airport are on the right.

Airport Map

Nearby airports

A good alternative for flying to or from Lille Airport are the following airports, sorted by distance from the airport. You can also take a look at the complete list of airports in France.

Airport Distance
Ostend Bruges Airport (Belgium) 72km
Charleroi Airport (Belgium) 97km
Brussels Airport (Belgium) 104km
Antwerp Airport (Belgium) 117km
Paris Beauvais Airport 143km
Liege Airport (Belgium) 165km
Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport 178km
Rotterdam The Hague Airport (Netherlands) 180km
Eindhoven Airport (Netherlands) 188km
Maastricht Aachen Airport (Netherlands) 191km



The distance from Lille Airport to the centre of Lille is 11 kilometres. By car, it takes 20 minutes to get to the centre of Lille.

From LIL Airport to Lille City centre by Car
11 km
20 min

Travel by car

Public transport

It is possible to travel to and from Lille Airport by public transport. If you opt for public transport to and from Lille Airport you can travel by bus. Visit the Lille Airport transportation page for the possibilities.

Public transport

Taxi transfer

A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Lille Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Lille is about € 25.-. Book your taxi at Lille Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.

From LIL Airport to Lille City centre by Taxi
11 km
15 min
€ 25.-

Book a taxi

Car rental

At Lille Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Alamo (Enterprise Holdings), National (Enterprise Holdings), Europcar, Hertz, Dollar (The Hertz Corporation), Thrifty (The Hertz Corporation), Sixt and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.

Airport parking

Lille Airport offers various official parking options, from premium to low cost. In addition, alternative parking options are available near the airport. If you want to park as cheaply as possible, it's wise to book online!

Book your parking space

At the airport

Do you want more information about facilities, currency exchange, services, free Wi-Fi, lounges, etc. at Lille Airport? Check our at the airport page for a complete overview of all facilities and services at Lille Airport.



Departures and arrivals

Looking for departure times and/or arrival times? Find the latest flight status information for flights departing from and arriving at Lille Airport.

Flight tickets

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Which airlines fly from and to Lille Airport?

We offer you a list of airlines at Lille Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:

  • Air France
  • TUI fly Belgium
  • easyJet
  • Ryanair
  • Volotea


Hotels near the airport

Looking for the best hotels near Lille Airport? We have selected the best hotels near the airport in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Novotel Lille Aéroport, Lesquin

Ideal for a leisure or business stay, the hotel is situated 5 minutes from Lille Lesquin Airport and 10 minutes from the city centre. It offers spacious and modern accommodation.


Hôtel Mercure Lille Aéroport, Lesquin

This Mercure hotel is located next to the Lille Lesquin airport, a 10-minute drive from Pierre Mauroy Stadium and the centre of Lille, while the Eurostar Train Station is a 15-minute drive away. Guests have free access to a sauna and a fitness...


B&B HOTEL Lille Seclin Unexpo, Seclin

Set in Seclin, 10 km from Lille, B&B HOTEL Lille Seclin Unexpo features free WiFi access and free private parking. Each room at this hotel is air conditioned and features a flat-screen TV with cable channels.

Hotels in Lille

Looking for the best hotels in Lille? We have selected the best hotels in the city in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Hotel L'Arbre Voyageur - BW Premier Collection - LILLE, Lille

Located in the Vieux Lille district, a 5-minute walk from Lille Flandres Train Station and a 10-minute walk from Lille Europe Train Station, Hotel L'Arbre Voyageur - BW Premier Collection - LILLE offers a courtyard and views of the city.


Best Western Premier Why Hotel, Lille

Located in the heart of Lille, this design hotel offers en suite accommodations with free Wi-Fi and a 24-hour reception. Guests can relax on the furnished terrace with a drink from the bar.


greet hotel Lille Gare Flandres - anciennement Hôtel CALM, Lille

Hôtel Calm Lille is set in the Lille City Centre district in Lille, only a 3-minute walk from the Gare de Lille Flandres Train Station and 1 km from both Nouveau Siecle and Grand Palais Convention Centre.

Things to do

It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near Lille Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!


Lille City Tour

Discover the elegant city of Lille on a 75-minute convertible coach tour. See Lille's monuments, including the opera house and town hall, on this comprehensive tour of the 4th largest city in France.


Lille Driving Tour by Convertible Citroen 2CV

Enjoy a driving tour in the city of Lille on board an iconic Citroen 2CV t experience Lille's famous monuments in style. Traverse the cobbled streets in one of the most famous cars produced in France, with a roll-back roof to catch the sun when it’s out!

Tour & transport

Vieux Lille 2-Hour Guided Walking Tour

Embark on a 2-hour walk in Vieux Lille with a qualified guide, on the trail of the town's history as well as its heritage. Spot the old town’s main sights and monuments and hear fun facts and anecdotes about life on the charming cobbled streets.


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