Travel Information


All general conference programs such as sessions, 'Birds of a Feather' (BoFs), and keynotes will be hosted at the Lille Grand Palais, Lille. Social events may be located off-site.


Lille Grand Palais is accessible for people using a wheelchair. The aisles on the show floor are spacious and the surface is flat. Elevators and disability toilets are available.  

Kuoni Tumlare | Congress is working towards being fully inclusive at DrupalCon 2023 in Lille. We endeavor to arrange events in fully accessible locations. However, we would appreciate your co-operation in meeting specific requirements and ask that you contact us immediately if you require additional facilities e.g. loop system or any other personal requirements. 

Lille Grand Palais Facade

Lille Grand Palais

1 Bd des Cités Unies

59800 Lille,  France


It's in the middle of everything!

Did you know that: Lille is 1-hour from Paris, 35 minutes from Brussels, and 80 minutes from London thanks to its 2 TGV stations. Lille is therefore the ideal plate to organize the European edition of DrupalCon . And with 1 international airport and a very dense road network, all  means are good to find your way to Lille.

Getting to Lille


Did you know that Lille is easily accessible via a train?

Lille has 2 train stations: Lille Flandres and Lille Europe. Both are 400 meters apart, situated in the city center and 9 minutes walk from Lille Grand Palais. 

Its railway network places the European metropolis of Lille within arms' reach of 3 major European capital cities.

Find out more here: sncf


Coming from other European places?

Choosing train travel can be more comfortable and will have lower carbon footprint.









Do you plan to come to Lille via a plane? You need to go to either Paris or Brussels and reach Lille by train or bus.

Lille Grand Palais is reachable from 3 international airports:


Bus connections


Train connections

They are 13 trips a day from Paris-Charles de Gaulle airport to Lille. Check your trip here.

  • Brussels-Lille within 35 minutes (direct train to Midi and change to Lille) 
  • Paris-Lille      within 1 hour (in French)
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Attractive discounts, up to -15%, on a wide range of public fares on all AIR FRANCE, KLM and their code-shared flights worldwide. 

Discounts are applied at the time of booking at the published rate for the selected class of travel and on flights operated by Air France, KLM or their partners included in a code share agreement. 

Book directly using the following link to the online booking tool: Click here

Discount code: 40232AF

Do you consider to offset your carbon footprint when travelling by plane?



In order to support respect the environment and for example prevent higher air pollution, we would like to recommend attendees take advantage of the city’s public transport system to travel to / from the Lille Grand Palais venue:

There are 4 metro stations close by Lille Grand Palais:

- Lille Grand Palais within a 7 minute walk

- Lille Town Hall within a 6 minute walk

- Lille Flandres station a 9 minute walk

- Lille Europe within a 9 minute walk

If you go by bus, take either of the following buses: Citadine 1 and get off at the Zenith stop.

More information



“Zenith” station in front of Lille Grand Palais and 2 V’Lille stations (4 minute walk): Administrative city and regional hotel.



Every taxi company can bring you to Lille Grand Palais and will drop you of as close as possible to the entrance of the event. 

Taxi Lille centrale: (+33) 6 56 69 70 70.

Or you can book a taxi onlineUber is also available in France.



Lille Grand Palais is easily accessible:

  • By the A1 motorway: Exit 2, then lane 2A towards Lille Grand Palais
  • By the A25 motorway: take exit 1 at Lille. Then lane 2A towards Lille Grand Palais

There are number of parking capacities available for visitors of Lille Grand Palais in a walking distance, including a multi-storey car parking for short-term parking needs.

Parking Indigo Euralille Grand Palais/Zénith

  • 1,200 parking spaces directly under Lille Grand Palais 
  • 1 hour: 2€ / 24 hours: 25.80€
  • Open from 7am until 1 am

More information here

Parking Indigo Euralille Centre Commercial

  • 3,210 parking spaces at 8 minutes walk from Lille Grand Palais 
  • 1 hour: 2.30€ / 24 hours: 29.70€
  • Open 24h/24

More information here

Parking Indigo Euralille Gare B (Tours)

  • 1,095 parking spaces at 9 minutes walk from Lille Grand Palais 
  • 1 hour: 2.60€ / 24 hours: 33.50€
  • Open from 5 am until 1 am

More information here

Parking Indigo Les Tanneurs

  • 533 parking spaces at 12 minutes walk from Lille Grand Palais 
  • 1 hour: 2.80€ / 24 hours: 26.40€
  • Open 24h/24

More information here