Eurostar Direct Train Service To Lille

This is our Eurostar direct service to Lille feature. We welcome feedback from any of our users who experienced this Eurostar service and/or stayed in Lille recently. In particular we'd like some comment about the city, why should people go first time and what they can do when they get there. Our feedback information is at the foot of the page. You can follow this link if you'd like to access the latest see our latest French tourism feature. these pages for information about Provence & Avignon, group booking discounts and the Eurostar Snow Train.

London to Lille

Whilest the idea of travelling from London to Lille in under one and a half hours doesn't seem anything special, before the advent of the Channel Tunnel it would have seemed fantastic. The direct Eurostar service to Lille is so fast that it makes it a perfect destinantion for a weekend break. Between the 3 and 4 September Europe's largest Flea Market takes place in the city, over a million visitors attend.

Lille is one of Norther France's most attractive cities and has a rich history and vibrant contemporary cultural life. The beating heart of the city is the Main Square, Lillois' preferred meeting place. In the square you'll find which architecture from over three centuries. But the focal point is probably the statue of the Goddess which commemorates Lille's resistance to the Austrian siege in 1792.

Lille's Museums

In 2004, Lille was Europe's City of Culture, it hosted over two thousand events which were enjoyed by millions of visitors. The museums can probably be regarded as the jewel of Lille's cultural heritage and the include:

Palais Des Beaxux Arts (Palace Of Fine Arts), this is the second biggest museum in France.

Place de la République

+33 (0)3 20 06 78 00

Musee De L'Hospice Comtesse (Museum of the Hospice Comtesse)

32 rue de la Monnaie

+33 (0)3 28 36 84 00

Maison Natale Charles de Gaulle (de Gaulle was born in Lille)

9 rue Princesse

33 (0)3 28 38 12 05

Musee D'Histoire Naturelle et de Geologie (Geological And Natural History Museum)

19 rue de Bruxelles

+33 (0)3 28 55 30 80

Accomodation Suggestions

Hotels in Lille:

Hotel Barriere Lille

  • 1.04 km from the city centre
  • 777 Bis Pont de Flandre, 59777 Lille, France

Novotel Lille Centre Grand Place

  • 0.31 km from the city centre
  • 116 rue de l'Hopital Militaire, 59000 Lille, France

Novotel Lille Centre gares

  • 0.85 km from the city centre
  • 49 rue de Tournai, 59000 Lille, France

Novotel Lille Aéroport

  • 6.21 km from the city centre
  • 55 route de Douai, 59810 Lesquin, France

Novotel Lille Ouest Englos

  • 7.34 km from the city centre
  • Impasse Bertha, 59320 Englos, France

Mercure Lille Centre Opera

  • 0.18 km from the city centre
  • 2 boulevard Carnot, 59000 Lille, France

Mercure Lille Aeroport

  • 6.46 km from the city centre
  • 110 rue Jean Jaures, 59810 Lesquin, France

Mercure Lille Metropole

  • 5.69 km from the city centre
  • 157 avenue de la Marne, 59700 Marcq-En- Baroeul, France

Suite Novotel Lille Europe

  • 0.98 km from the city centre
  • Boulevard de Turin, 59000 Lille, France

All Seasons Lille Centre Gare Beffroi

  • 0.63 km from the city centre
  • 172, rue de Paris, 59800 Lille, France

Ibis Lille Centre Gares

  • 0.62 km from the city centre
  • 29, Av Charles St-Venant, Le Forum, 59000 Lille, France

Ibis Lille Opéra

  • 0.13 km from the city centre
  • 21, rue Lepelletier, 59000 Lille, France

Ibis Lille Villeneuve d'Ascq

  • 5.27 km from the city centre
  • Rue des Victoires, Quartier Hôtel de ville, 59650 Villeneuve D'ascq, France

Ibis Lille Lomme Centre

  • 3.98 km from the city centre
  • 576 Avenue de Dunkerque, 59160 Lomme Lez Lille, France

Lille Tourist Office

They will be more than happy to answer all your questions about visiting the area.

Palais Rihour, BP 205, 59002

LilleTél : +33 (0)3 359 579 400

Fax : +33 (0)3 359 579 414

Email :

Visit the Lille Tourism website @

Feedback & Disclaimer

This page is maintained but if you find that any links are broken or information out of date let us know.This is a page under constant improvement. We welcome submission of local tourist information for a free listing here. Please see our disclaimer.