Lille airport (LIL)

Location details, contact information, airlines, departure and arrival flight status, transportation, facilities and services, parking, special passenger amenities, nearby hotels and answers to passengers' frequently asked questions.


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Lille Airport, opened in 1947, is an important air terminal in France. Being close to the border, it also serves part of Belgium. It operates with domestic flights and international destinations in Europe and Northern Africa.

Official Website:
Number of Terminals - 1 - Open between 7:00 am and 9:00 pm.
Annual passenger traffic: 1.9 million passengers went through it during 2017.
Tel: +33 320 496 747 / 891 673 210. E-mail: The information desk is located in the main hall of the second level.


The airport is located 12 km (7.5 miles) southeast from the city centre.

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What services does Lille airport (LIL) facilities include

The airport has an ATM, postbox, workstations, plugs for electric devices and Wi-Fi access with no charge for 15 minutes. At the central lobby there is a business center with meeting rooms.

Food and Drinks- Bar/restaurant on the mezzanine level of the terminal and coffee shop in the Departures Hall.
Shopping- Duty-free shop in the International Departures area and multi-store with newspapers and magazines, books, accessories, toys, gifts.
Baggage- Free carts available at the car parks and the Arrivals area. The lost and found department is situated near the exit from the Arrivals Hall and opens from 8:00 am to 10:00 pm (Tel +33 320 496 832; e-mail:
Other Services- Children's playground, photo booth, travel agency, baby changing facilities.


Accommodation near Lille airport (LIL)

There are no hotels on-site, but you can find many options nearby and in the city centre, several of them with complimentary shuttle services to and from the airport.

Ibis Styles Lille Aéroport (1.5 km/0.9 miles)
Mercure Lille Aéroport (1.6 km/1 mile)
Fasthotel Lille Aéroport Lesquin (1.7 km/1.1 miles)
Novotel Lille Aéroport (1.8 km/1.1 miles)
Hôtel Agena (2.1 km/1.3 miles)


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Public and private transportation

Bus - The enclosure provides a shuttle service to the city's train station, the "Lille Flanders" tram and metro terminal, and the Euralille shopping center. The trip takes around 20 minutes, the fare is €8.00 and it operates approximately every hour Mondays through Fridays from 5:30 am to 10:30 pm, Saturday from 5:30 am to 6:30 pm and Sunday from 11:30 am to 10:30 pm. It departs from door A, next to the check-in desks. More information: Tel +33 891 673 210.

Taxi - Ranks are found in front of the terminal, on level 2, and the fare to downtown Lille (journey time: 15-20 minutes) is €25.00. Prices are higher during the night (10:00 pm to 6:00 am). Available operators are: Aéroport Taxi (Tel +33 320 044 924), Taxi Alexandre (Tel +33 625 678 919), Taxi Gares (Tel +33 320 066 400), Taxi Rihour (Tel +33 320 552 056), Taxi Union (Tel +33 320 060 606), Art Taxis (Tel +33 320 810 101), Europe Taxi (Tel +33 320 561 919).


Car rental agencies

Car rental counters are situated just outside the Arrivals Hall.

Avis (Tel +33 820 611 697 - Mondays through Fridays from 7:30 am to 10:15 pm, Saturdays from 7:30 am to 11:30 am, Sundays from 4:45 pm to 10:15 pm)
Enterprise/Citer/Alamo/National (Tel +33 320 875 803 - Mondays through Fridays from 7:15 am to 10:15 pm, Saturdays from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm)
Europcar (Tel +33 320 904 545 - Mondays through Fridays from 7:15 am to 10:15 pm, Saturdays from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Sundays from 8:00 am to 10:00 pm)
Hertz (Tel +33 825 826 026 - Mondays through Fridays from 7:30 am to 10:00 pm, Saturdays from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, Sundays from 3:00 pm to 10:00 pm)
Sixt (Tel +33 366 480 344 - weekdays from 7:30 am to 10:15 pm, Saturdays from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm, Sundays from 3:00 pm to 10:30 pm)


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Parking services at Lille airport (LIL)

There are several lots for short- and long-term parking. Rates and reservations

P1 - Area for long stays with courtesy shuttle buses to the terminal.
P2 - Across from the main building, ideal for stays of less than 4 days. The first 15 minutes are free.
P3 - Directly opposite the terminal entrance, for short stays.
P4 - Covered parking with direct access to the Arrivals and Departures area through stairs or lift.
P6 - Destined for passengers with reservations with travel agencies.


Facilities for passengers with special needs

Passengers requiring special assistance or wheelchairs are advised to arrange the proper services with their airline or travel agency at the moment of booking or at least 48 hours in advance. Inside the enclosure there are lifts, escalators, adapted toilets and designated parking spaces. Some air companies offer escort services for children travelling alone.

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Latest updates: February 25, 2019