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Gare Lille Flandres

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Rather workaday

I lived in Lille 35 years ago, and seem to remember this being much grander. The outside is still... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
bryanmg141
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Does what a train station does.

Helpful information boadrs, if you need the toilets they are down the escalator and cost 80 cents... read more

Reviewed 14 November 2018
Stephen W
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I lived in Lille 35 years ago, and seem to remember this being much grander. The outside is still very grand, but the inner hall seems to be more workaday than I recall. Still, it might be somewhere you need if you're taking a train,...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank bryanmg141
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great and wide railway station with no particular architecture. Transit from TGV to other connections is problematic. The TGV platform is too narrow and getting of the train to your connecting train is difficult. Poor information boards, trains to Belgium only indicate Courtrai, while they...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 14 November 2018

Helpful information boadrs, if you need the toilets they are down the escalator and cost 80 cents entry but no change machine is available.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Stephen W
Reviewed 25 October 2018

I usually arrive at Lille Flandres from Belgium and collect any onward SNCF tickets from the booking office there. For the last three or four years I have been unable to travel to Paris from there with my bicycle as most of the TGV services...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 27 August 2018

We used this station on a few occasions whilst staying in Lille. This was as part of using transport system of a tram,metro and on way to Eurostar station. Only comment is it’s cost more than a penny to go to toilet at .80 Euro

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank PhilS2451
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

This is the original main railway station. Bright and airy. It is a functional building so can be very busy at times. The ticket machines are great as they have many languages that you can use.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Steve_Grant1
Reviewed 11 July 2018

Big, nice train station, close to the othe trainstation - Gare Europe and close to mall. You buy very good and cheap food at Marks & Spencer.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank donald f
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Even while SNCF staff were on strike, the railway is very good , on time, clean and efficient. More than you can say for the UK. The station is good and easy to find your train.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank David F
Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

LGBT parade went by the train station on a Saturday afternoon. Well supported. Beware the beggars at nearby Gare Lille Europe

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Angelk8888
Reviewed 21 May 2018

After getting of the eurostar at lille Europe, we had a 10 minute walk to this station for our connecting train to Disneyland paris. Upon arrival couldn't find our train listed anywhere on the departure screens, asked at the information desk and was told our...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank ChrisT301
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