Acada Lille is located in the town centre near the train station, the subway and the buses. To come easily and rapidly to the courses choose your accommodation accordingly. We can help you if you need with the booking. Contact us and we will make every attempt to meet your needs.
There are different possibilities of accommodation in Lille such as a youth hostel, a bed and breakfast, apartments, hotels.
The youth hostel of Lille
It is located at 200 meters from the school. To make easier your stay, Acada Lille has a partnership with the youth hostel. The youth hostel of Lille has numerous advantages such as low prices (flat fee for the night and the breakfast) and a warm welcome. It makes easier to meet new people. A recreation room with a television is available as well as a small kitchen with free access to it. Its location near Acada Lille and the town center allows you to go to coffee shops, restaurants, stores or the central square within few minutes.
Bed and breakfast or host families
They are suitable for short stays. You will have a single room with different specific features depending on the environment. This accommodation allows you to meet the host while keeping your independence.
There are in the town center many hotels near the school. You will have the choice among low-cost hotels, 5 stars hotels.
Apartments / studios
There are residences for the students or apartments available. Most of the time, it is for a period of several months but it is possible to rent an apartment for a short time period during specific time of the year like school holidays, in summer… (You have to book early).
As soon as you leave Acada Lille, you will find in the center of Lille many restaurants, shops, supermarkets, coffee shops within 800m. You will find also typical and gastronomic restaurants, fast food which might propose vegan meals, groceries, organic shops but also many clothing shops , cinemas , libraries whether like the 6 floors giant Furet du Nord or small and specialized one. The shopping streets are within 5 minutes in foot of Acada Lille and the main square within 10 minutes. You can also visit others places such as the famous area of the “Vieux Lille” with its luxury shops and restaurants but also the area of ” Wazemmes” which are very popular and joyful , especially during its famous market.
The list of places to visit is still long! We will give you the best advices and addresses when you need it.
During your training in Acada Lille, we can advise you for the organization of the meals for the people accompanying you in restaurant at proximity . We choose all the restaurants for their reasonable prices, their qualities and specialties.
Unavoidable places to visit in Lille
Lille is a very convenient city to visit. Everything is concentrated around the main square of Lille. We have two train stations, the shopping streets… You can go everywhere on foot from the town centre. It is very easy to move around the city. Acada Lille is located at approximately 900m from the train station of Gare Lille Flandres and the main square (Place du Général de Gaulle or Grand’Place). It is also at 500m from the square of République and the Palais des Beaux Arts.
Different means of transports are available
The Gare Lille Flandre is the intersection point of the different means of transports like the subways, trams, V ‘Lille (the bike share service), buses. Taxis are also available.
The subway stations allow you to get from one place to another very quickly. The two train stations are at 600 meters from each other and 800 meters from the main square.
There are 2 subway lines which are secured and automated. These two lines allow you to easily move around Lille and to others major cities (Villeneuve d’ascq, Roubaix, Tourcoinq…)
There is a subway every 2-8 minutes from 5.20am to 00.20am.
Line 1 : Villeneuve d’Ascq 4 cantons – CHR B Calmette
Line 2 : Lomme Saint Philibert – Tourcoing CH Dron
The closest subway stations of Acada Lille are République (line 1) or Mairie de Lille (line 2). For your first visit in Acada Lille, you should get off at République (line 1). It will be easier for you to come to Acada Lille. We are almost in front of the Palais des Beaux Arts.
The tramway :
There are 2 lines of tramways that connect Tourcoing to Roubaix with more than 35 stations.
The closest station from Acada Lille is Gare Lille Flandres.
The bus : www.transpole.fr
The bus network consists of 68 urban lines that contain 8 cross-border lines.
The closest bus stop from Acada Lille is République.
The shuttle of the Vieux-Lille:www.transpole.fr/fr/bus/navette-vieux-lille.aspx
This shuttle allows you to move around the area of the Vieux-Lille but also in the town center. To get into the shuttle you just have to shake your hand to the bus driver.
The V’Lille (bike share service):www.vlille.fr
The concept is simple, you take a bike from the station of your choice and when you arrive to your destination, you just have to put it back in the closest station. The network has been developed over the past year. A lot of bicycle lane has been created.
Come by train :www.voyages-sncf.fr
The two train stations (Lille Flandres and Lille Europe) are closed to each other, located in the town center and at approximately 800 meters from the main square. Acada Lille is at 900 meters from the Gare Lille Flandres.
With the TGV, there are a lot of connections whether national or international (Paris, Bruxelles, Londres, Amsterdam…).
Paris - Lille
The ride takes 1hours with the TGV from Paris Gare du Nord to Lille Europe or Lille Flandres. Arrivals and departures are very frequent throughout the day.
Brussels - Lille
The ride takes approximately 35 minutes with the Thalys train. Arrivals and departures are very frequent throughout the day.
The ride takes approximately 1 hour 20minutes with the Eurostar. Arrivals and departures are very frequent throughout the day.www.eurostar.com / www.eurotunnel.com
The ride takes approximately 2 hour and 35 minutes at certain times of the day with the TGV or the Thalys. Arrivals and departures are very frequent throughout the day.
Come by plane :
Airport of Lille:www.lille.aeroport.fr
This regional airport is located at 20 minutes from the town center. It serves many destinations all over the world and it is specialized on the touristic and low cost lines. There is a bus shuttle which makes more than 20 return trips from the airport to Lille per day from 5h am to 22h30 pm. (From Monday to Friday , the Week end depending on the flights)
Aéroports internationaux :
Paris : www.aeroportsdeparis.fr
Roissy Charles de Gaulle : 50 minutes with the TGV from the airport to Lille.
Orly : you have to take the Orlyval shuttle then the RER B to Paris Gare du Nord from there you have a 1h ride to Lille.
Brussels - South Charleroi (low cost flights): Bus shuttle to Lille. 1h15 by car / www.charleroi-airport.com
National Brussels Airport : It is accessible by railways and buses from the Brussels train station. It takes 35 minutes by train from Brussels-Lille. www.brusselsairport.be
Come by car :
Lille is rapidly accessible by 5 highways: