TO MOVE AROUND THE METROPOLIS WITH TRANSPOLE
With Transpole, the metropolis has a diversified and complete urban grid system. To move around the metropolis has never been that simple, fast and straightforward.
2 automatic subway lines, 2 tramway lines and more than 68 bus lines are connecting every part of the metropolis. There are even 7 night bus lines for the ones who like to discover the metropolis when it’s dark !
Buses, trams and subways circulate every day of the week (except on May 1st) from 5:30 to midnight.
New step on the modern path, paper tickets have gradually let to electronic cards that will make your trips around the metropolis a lot easier. There are different formulas :
• the full fee one-trip ticket, valid for one uninterrupted journey on the network: €1.60
• the 10-ticket booklet: €14
• ZAP ticket, tram or subway, for journeys 3 interstations long or less: €1
• the Day Pass: respectively €4.80
More information on the other ticket types (family pass, group ticket, congress pass…) at Transpole.
You can find the Transpole main office in the hall of the Lille Flandres station.
Telephone: 03 20 40 40 40
(from Monday to Friday, 6.30AM-8PM, on Saturdays, 9AM-8PM)
TO COME TO LILLE
Lille is at the crossroads of important European routes. Real open-door to the rest of the world, the city is efficiently served thanks to its railway stations and its close airports.
The Lille Flandres station, put into service in 1848, is located in the very heart of the city-centre. Served by TGV, important intercity lines and regional trains, it welcomes 80 000 daily passengers.
The Lille Europe station, put into use in 1994, is the 2nd biggest metropolis’s station. It welcomes Eurostar trains coming from or going to Paris, Bruxelles or Londond as well as TGV from everywhere in France.
Thus, Lille is only 1 hour from Paris, 35 minutes from Bruxelles and 80 minutes from London !
The Lille-Lesquin airports is in the heart of a dense mortorway network which makes Lille a very accessible city. Then, the city-centre is only 15 minutes by car !