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Lille, a large town in northern France, bordering Belgium.

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Public Libraries / Private Library or other places to study in Lille

I am a masters student in Lille. I am from a 3rd world country (Non -European) which is a very racist nation in the world. I live in a CROUS room in Lille near Villeneuve-d'Ascq. I want to know of ...
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Time difference while living in Lille

I came to France( in Lille) 1 month ago for doing masters. I adjusted all my clocks which are not connected to internet according to french time. Today when I woke up, I noticed that all the clocks ...
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Tips on where to buy clothes for cold weather in Lille, France?

I am a masters student from Chennai, India and I am studying in Lille, France. The temperature in Chennai is not cold and we don't have much temperature variations. I bought clothes for cold but they ...
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How long before departure do I need to get to Lille Europe for a Eurostar to Brussels?

I'm booked on a Eurostar from Lille to Brussels (ie it's a London to Brussels Eurostar, and I'm getting on it after it has crossed the channel) The PDF ticket that I've received from Eurostar says I ...
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Metro working hours in Lille [duplicate]

I would like to get to Lille Flandres station by means of metro. However, i do not know working schedule of Lille metro. My question is that does metro work 7/24 in Lille, France?
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Lille Metro schedule... is it 24/7?

The M1 and M2 lines in Lille, France have a confusing schedule. It's 7 days per week, but it looks like it's "running" basically 24h hours per day (minus some ten-minute delay). I never took the metro ...
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How can I get to Lille airport by public transport, avoiding the shuttle?

I want to go to the Lille airport, but since I have enough time I would prefer taking a regular bus rather than the shuttle. Google does not have public transport for the region and transpole, the ...
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What does "unlimited travel" means for the trampoline ticket (on Belgium rail)?

I found recently through TSE the existence of the trampoline ticket. A ticket that allows you to get to Lille, from some selected stations in Belgium, with unlimited travel. I only found information ...
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What is the relation between Lille Europe and Lille Flandres railway stations? [duplicate]

I am checking the Belgian rail website for traveling to Lille. I get two options in Lille: Lille Europe and Lille Flandres. What is the difference between these two stations? I suppose location, but ...
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What is the cheapest way, by public transport, of getting from Tournai to Lille airport?

I need to get from Brussels to Lille airport. I can easily and cheaply get to Tournai by train. From Tournai I will need to get to the airport, but I would like to spend the day in Lille. What are ...
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What system does Eurostar currently have in place to prevent the Lille Loophole?

The Eurostar Trains from Brussels to London stop at Lille and sometimes Calais, both located in France. You can buy a ticket from Brussels to Lille or Calais but remain onboard until London (in ...
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Getting from Kortrijk or Mouscron to Lille by public transport, after the last train

Following the advice in this question on travelling from Lille to Kortrijk / Courtray and onwards, on Saturday I headed over to Belgium. Coming back, I discovered that while there are trains quite ...
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Is there an ATM in Lille Europe station?

Due to mis-reading the bus timetable, I failed to pick up any Euro notes, leaving me with just a handful of coins. Were I to be arriving into Lille Europe, and then heading into the city centre, ...
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Can you buy Eurostar Brussels-Lille tickets on the day, for the same price as in advance?

As per the answers to Travelling by train in mainland Europe, will I save money by booking my tickets early?, you should normally book your Eurostar tickets in advance, ideally a few months out (...
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How close to Kortrijk / Courtray can you get with a Lille public transport ticket (and still make it there)?

A few people have mentioned to me that the Belgian town of Kortrijk / Courtray is nice to visit as a day trip from Lille, and with a good eye can apparently (almost?) be seen from the clock tower of ...
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With a Lille Pass Pass smart ticket, what happens if the wrong ticket type is selected by the validator?

Lille has recently switched to only allowing smart cards for tickets, the old paper tickets have been phased out. (No-one's updated their English language pages on tickets for that however...). As ...
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Tickets for occasional public transport use in Lille?

I'm trying to work out what the best ticketing option will be for occasional uses of public transport in Lille. Say, 3-4 trips a week for several weeks, mostly within the centre of the city, mixture ...
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Other than Eurostar, are there any sub-4-hour options to get between London and Lille (without a car)?

If booked in far enough in advance (where "enough" varies depending on the popularity of the train), it's possible to get a return between London and Lille on the Eurostar for £69 or €88 (depending on ...
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Renting a flat in Lille for a few months - options beyond Air BnB?

I'm currently giving serious considering to spending a couple of months living in Lille in northern France, mostly to try to improve my French. I'm planning to be there too long for just a hostel or ...
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Do unlimited use/season tickets for the Eurostar exist from Lille?

When I look on the main Eurostar website about tickets, it only mentions specific-train tickets (of varying levels of flexibility), as a single or a return. I can't see anything there about any sort ...
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How to find a co-working space in Lille as a tourist?

In a few weeks time, I'm hopefully going to be spending a few days in and around Lille, some working, some holiday. For the working part, I'd need somewhere to go in the day, ideally some sort of co-...
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Can you visit the Lille Citadelle?

Looking on a city centre map of Lille, I spotted a very interesting looking 5 point Citadelle at the edge of the old town, as handily shown by OSM: I wandered over there, and saw some impressive ...
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Changing trains in Lille - what's the transfer with luggage between Lille Europe and Lille Flanders stations like?

Lille has two main train stations, Lille Europe and Lille Flanders. (Gare de Marchandises Saint-Saveur is no longer a station, and instead hosts art exhibitions and the like). Lille Europe is the new ...
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Public transport journey planner for Lille?

Normally when I'm looking for a public transport trip planner, I try google maps first. If Google have coverage for the city, it's often a good start, and I can find out the official one later (eg by ...
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What are the facilities like at Lille Europe station after Eurostar checkin?

Before boarding the Eurostar, you have to go through security (xray of bags and metal detector for people), and juxtaposed boarder controls (show your passport to immigration officers from the country ...
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Getting from Lille to Paris by public transport, after 10pm

I've been looking at train times from Lille to Paris, and was rather surprised to discover that the last train back is very early. On Monday-Saturday it leaves Lille at 21:51, and gets into Paris at ...
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