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There are 5 ways to get from Ypres to Lille Lesquin Airport (LIL) by bus, train, car or towncar

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Line 72 bus, bus, train, line 68 bus  •  2h 21m

  1. Take the line 72 bus from Ieper Markt to Ploegsteert Le Bizet Touquetstraat 72
  2. Take the bus from Le Bizet to Armentières Gare L99
  3. Take the train from Armentieres to Lille Flandres Ter / ...
  4. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Lesquin L60 / ...
  5. Take the line 68 bus from Rue de Verdun to Aéroport 68

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Train  •  2h 34m

  1. Take the train from Ypres to Courtrai Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Courtrai to Lille Flandres L80

Train via 4 Cantons Stade  •  3h 9m

  1. Take the train from Ypres to Courtrai Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Courtrai to Lille Flandres Ic

Drive  •  40 min

  1. Drive from Ypres to Lille Lesquin Airport (LIL) 51.6 km

Towncar  •  40 min

  1. Take a town car from Ypres to Lille Lesquin Airport 51.6 km

Ypres to Lille Lesquin Airport (LIL) by bus, train and walk

23 Weekly Services
2h 21m Average Duration
€19 Cheapest Price
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Belgium → France
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International entry into France from Belgium

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium
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Conditions of entry into France from Belgium

  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
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  • 10 day mandatory monitored quarantine
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from Belgium and Réunion
  • 10-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
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  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be tested. A positive test will result in mandatory quarantine
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Yes, but conditions apply when entering France from Belgium.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Lille Lesquin Airport (LIL) is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Lille Lesquin Airport (LIL) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Lille Lesquin Airport (LIL) is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Belgium from France.

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The cheapest way to get from Ypres to Lille Lesquin Airport (LIL) is to drive which costs €6 - €9 and takes 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ypres to Lille Lesquin Airport (LIL) is to drive which costs €6 - €9 and takes 40 min.

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It is 35 km from Ypres to Lille Lesquin Airport (LIL). It is approximately 51.6 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Ypres to Lille Lesquin Airport (LIL) without a car is to line 72 bus and bus and train and line 68 bus which takes 2h 21m and costs €18 - €45.

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It takes approximately 2h 21m to get from Ypres to Lille Lesquin Airport (LIL), including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ypres to Lille Lesquin Airport (LIL) is 52 km. It takes approximately 40 min to drive from Ypres to Lille Lesquin Airport (LIL).

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There are 208+ hotels available in Lille Lesquin Airport (LIL). Prices start at €87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Ypres to Lille Lesquin Airport (LIL).
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  • Distance: 34.7 km
  • Duration: 2h 21m

What companies run services between Ypres, Belgium and Lille Lesquin Airport (LIL), France?

You can take a train from Ypres to Lille Lesquin Airport (LIL) via Courtrai, Courtrai, Lille Flandres, Lesquin, and Rue de Verdun in around 2h 34m.

Train operators
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Armentieres to Lille Flandres
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€4 - €15
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€4 - €7
Rail 1st Class
€10 - €15
Train from Lille Flandres to Lesquin
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€3 - €13
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€3 - €5
Rail 1st Class
€8 - €13
Train from Courtrai to Lille Flandres
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€5 - €17
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€5 - €8
Rail 1st Class
€11 - €17
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Ypres to Courtrai
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
Belgian Railways
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Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€5 - €8
1st Class
€8 - €12
Train from Courtrai to Lille Flandres
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€5 - €8
1st Class
€7 - €11
Bus operators
De Lijn
Phone
070 220 200
Email
delijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Ieper Markt to Ploegsteert Le Bizet Touquetstraat
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
De Lijn
m-ticket
€2
single ticket
€3
Ilevia
Phone
+33 3 20 40 40 40
Email
contact@ilevia.fr
Website
ilevia.fr
Bus from Le Bizet to Armentières Gare
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€2
Website
Ilevia
Bus from Rue de Verdun to Aéroport
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8
Website
Ilevia
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Ypres to Lille Lesquin Airport
Estimated price
€160 - €230

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