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.
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.
|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
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.
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
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.
At the airport
Departures and arrivals
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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
Hotels near the airport
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Hotels in Lille
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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 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!
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