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Travelling Instructions

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Venue

To come to Lille from abroad, the easiest way is to:PlaneTrain

  • book a flight destination : Paris – Charles de Gaulles airport (Roissy)
  • then take a direct train from the CDG aiport to Lille.

Many trains daily runs between Paris Charles-De-Gaulle airport (Roissy) and Lille (see SNCF website for booking). There is two train stations in Lille, both very close from each other: Lille Flandres, and Lille Europe stations. It makes no difference to choose one or the other.
You can also easily reach Lille from Brussels or London by High Speed Train (TGV) or Eurostar train.

Once arrived in Lille …

INRIA Lille is not located in Lille downtown but in the suburbs in Villeneuve d’Ascq.

The conference building is the IRCICA building (see photo below).
Adress : 50, avenue Halley, 59658 Villeneuve d’Ascq.
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How to reach the IRCICA building @ INRIA Lille ?

– By subway from Lille Flandres Station

Metro: Line 1 direction 4 Cantons – Grand Stade.
Get out at the terminus.

Then follow the direction : path to INRIA from subway.

– By subway from Lille Europe Station

First, take the Metro line 2 (direction St. Philibert) and get out at the first stop “Gare Lille Flandres”.
Then, take the Metro line 1 (direction 4 Cantons – Grand Stade).
Get out at the terminus.

Then follow the direction : path to INRIA from subway.

– By bus from the airport

Once landed-off at Lille Lesquin airport, take the shuttle (9euros way in and back) to the Lille Flandres train station.

Then, take the Metro line 1 (direction 4 Cantons – Grand Stade).
Get out at the terminus.

Then follow the direction : path to INRIA from subway.

– By car

From Paris, directions here.
From Brussels, directions here.
From London, directions here.

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