European Conference on Solid State Chemistry - September  1st - 4th 2019 Université de LILLE

Getting Here

Lille is located at the heart of Europe:
Lille-Lesquin International Airport is around 20 minutes from the city centre by taxi or buses.
You can also fly to Paris-Charles de Gaulle (Roissy) Airport, which can be reached via TGV (1 hour). Through London St. Pancras Train Station with the Eurostar service (1½ hours) and Brussels-Charleroi Airport via Shuttle bus (2 hours).

The Lille-Lesquin International Airport is located 10 km from Lille city centre.
It serves more than 70 national and international destinations.

Scheduled domestic flights with Air France, Aigle Azur, Air Algérie, Easyjet, HOP!, Ryanair, Tunisair, Transavia, Volotea and Vueling Companies to and from: Ajaccio, Bastia, Biarritz, Bordeaux, Brest, Calvi, Clermont-Ferrand, Figari, Lyon, Marseille, Montpellier, Nantes, Nice, Perpignan, Strasbourg and Toulouse.

Direct international flights to and from: Amsterdam, Barcelone El Prat, Genève, Alger, Agadir, Oran, Porto, Milan, Athènes, Lisbonne, Naples, Faro, Venise…
Shuttle service from the airport to the city centre (bus stop sign “Liaison aéroport” outside the Euralille shopping center) is available.
Length of ride: 20mn.

www.lille.aeroport.fr
www.parisaeroport.fr

Ouibus, subsidiary of SNCF Group, offers to join Lille from France and Europe (Great Britain, Belgium, Spain, Netherlands) by bus.

On board, safety seats reclining XL, board WiFi, air conditioning and electrical outlets in each row.
You can also travel with Flibco towards major Airports.

www.ouibus.com
www.flibco.com

Situated just 400 metres from one another, Lille’s two train stations are located in the city centre and are served by both the subway and the tram.
Lille Flandres Station: TER regional trains and direct TGV service to Paris.
Lille Europe Station: Eurostar service to London and Brussels, direct TGV service to CDG-Roissy Airport, Paris and all major French cities.

Brussels: 38 min, 14 TGV and Eurostar trains a day
Paris: 1h, 26 direct TGVs a day
London: 80 min
Lyon: 3h, 11 direct TGVs a day
Rennes: 3h50, 4 direct TGVs a day

www.eurostar.com
www.oui.sncf

Six motorways lead to Lille:
A1 from Paris (220 km)
A22 / E17 from Ghent (75 km), Antwerp (125 km) and Amsterdam (290 km)
A23 from Valenciennes (53 km)
A25 from Dunkerque (80 km) and the A26 from Calais (110 km)
A27 / E42 from Brussels (110 km)

Lille has street level car parks offering about 20,000 parking spaces as well as several metro car parks in the city centre,
in addition to on-street pay-and-display ticket parking.
The rate generally varies between €1.30 to €1.60 an hour, depending on the location.

Complexe AscOtel Lille Metropole
7 Avenue Paul Langevin – Cité Scientifique
59650 VILLENEUVE D’ASCQ

Téléphone: +33(0) 3 20 67 34 34
www.ascotel.fr

From LILLE or PARIS, exit “Villeneuve d’Ascq / Cité scientifique“, on the light turn left and follow the signs direction “MACC’s sale de congress
From Valenciennes or BRUSSELS, exit “Villeneuve d’Ascq / Cité scientifique“, follow the signs direction “MACC’s sale de congress

By Metro, take the “Cité scientifique Stop” and follow the signs “MACC’s sale de congress
GPS: 50.610366° North, 3.136818° East

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QuickLinks

Lille-Lesquin International Airport

It serves more than 70 national and international destinations.

París-Charles de Gaulle (Roissy) Airport

Fly to París-Charles de Gaulle (Roissy) Airport, which can be reached via TGV (1 hour)

Eurostar

Eurostar service to London and Brussels, direct TGV service to CDG-Roissy Airport, Paris and all major French cities.

Ouibus

Ouibus, subsidiary of SNCF Group, offers to join Lille from France and Europe (Great Britain, Belgium, Spain, Netherlands) by bus.