To Lille

The conference AMPTEC2014 will be held at the POLYTECH Engineering School on the campus of the University of Lille 1 Sciences and Technologies localized at Villeneuve d’ascq, France.

Coming to Lille by train

Most trains from Paris arrive at the Gare Lille-Flandres (1 hour by high speed train - TGV). Trains from other french regions and from the Charles de Gaulle airport (Roissy) arrive at the Gare Lille-Europe. Eurostars (from London and Brussels) also arrive at Lille-Europe. Both railway stations are in the center of Lille at only a few hundred of meters from each other

Useful information about the French railways and trains is available on the web site:

Coming to Lille by Plane

Lille-Lesquin airport (LIL)

Lille-Lesquin Airport is reached by domestic and some international flights. Taxi cabs are available in order to reach the campus of the University of Lille (ca. 3 km,25 euros).

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Charles de Gaulle airport (CDG)

Charles de Gaulle airport near Paris is one hour away from Lille by train (TGV, high speed train). Some Air France flights may include the train fare from Paris to Lille (“Formule TGV air”). If available, we recommend that you choose this offer.

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Bruxelles airport (BRU)

Bruxelles airport (Zaventem) is located ca. 2 hours from Lille. A shuttle train is available from the airport to Bruxelles-Midi railway station. From there, TGV and/or Eurostar trains connect to Lille-Europe railway station (ca. 45 minutes).

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Bruxelles-Sud-Charleroi airport (CRL)

The low-cost Ryanair airline flies into Bruxelles-Sud-Charleroi airport which is located ca. 1h30 by car from the Campus of the University of Lille. There are no easy connections by train from that airport to Lille. Drive to Lille and Villeneuve d’Ascq.

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Coming to Lille by car


Here are some general directions to the campus of the University of Lille 1 localised in the city Villeneuve d’Ascq:


· From Gand/Gent/Ghent, follow the direction to Lille (Rijsel), then Villeneuve d’Ascq-Paris and exit at “Cité scientifique”.


· From Tournai or Brussels, take the first exit (Villeneuve d’Ascq) after the border line between Belgium and France and right after exit at “Cité scientifique”.


· From Paris, follow the direction Valenciennes-Villeneuve d’Ascq, and exit at “Cité scientifique”.


· From Dunkerque, Calais or Boulogne, follow the direction Paris, then Villeneuve d’Ascq and exit at “Cité scientifique”.


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