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Airports in Lille

Lille Lesquin International Airport (LIL)

Overview

One of France's smaller airports, Lille Airport (also known as Lille-Lesquin Airport or Lesquin Airport) is located four miles (7km) southeast of central Lille. Serving 1.2 million passengers each year, Lille Airport is a nimble facility, taking advantage of its small size to offer efficient and friendly service.

The facility has been nicknamed the '15-minute airport' due to its location in the centre of a complex web of highways that allow quick access to Paris, Belgium, and Dunkirk. Despite being farther out of these areas than larger airports, Lille Airport is ranked as one of the top airports in France for accessibility and punctuality, making it a valid option when on flights to France.

Location

The airport is situated about six miles (10km) from Lille close to the Belgian border.

Getting to the city

The Navette airport shuttle service operates between the arrivals hall and the Euralille shopping centre in the city centre, hourly each day from 5.30am (later on weekends). A return fare costs €7.60. Several taxi companies serve the airport.

Time

GMT +1 (GMT +2 from last Sunday in March to last Sunday in October).

Contacts

Tel: +33 (0)3 20 49 6880.

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Lille Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.

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