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Euralille Station

Lille, France
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Ranked #36 of 50 attractions in Lille
Type: Public Transportation Systems
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Pune, India
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263 reviews 263 reviews
153 attraction reviews
135 helpful votes 135 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

Lille Europe is the station from where TGV, Eurostar and hi-speed local and international trains depart. The station is quite spacious, clean and features a couple of coffee kiosks and a bakery outlet. The most striking feature is the staff at the ticket counter - most of them know English and are very courteous.

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Whitchurch, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
14 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

Very easy to navigate around this wonderfully clean, efficient and modern railway station. Well situated to wander into the beautiful city of Lille, one slight warning, if you have a fear of heights some of the openness may disturb you.

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Peak District National Park, United Kingdom
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208 reviews 208 reviews
32 attraction reviews
198 helpful votes 198 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

Euralille is a shopping centre nearby with a hotel, the station is called Lille Europe according to our tickets. The Eurostar waiting area is very poor compared to St Pancras, or even Paris. However the changeover from Eurostar to TGV to Eurostar is much much easier than in Paris. There is an excellent Novotel 50m from the station. Toilets are... More

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Cirencester
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596 reviews 596 reviews
239 attraction reviews
1,658 helpful votes 1,658 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013

We transferred here from a TGV that brought us up from the south, to the Eurostar for St Pancras. We were stuck with about 70 minutes. We had a look around the immediate area and hesitated to wander much beyond the immediate building. Little or no catering and apart from the confectionery etc in the Relais there was only a... More

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Andover, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
13 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

We ate here before returning home after a weekend in Lille. We felt the meal was good if a little uninteresting, service was also good and all very reasonably priced.

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Canberra, Australia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
4 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

This was built for trains, the passengers were not apparently a consideration. Among the least welcoming of stations I have encountered and it manages to look almost ashamed of itself. Cold, draughty and without any relationship to the town of its location, it seems to have a sort of Gallic sneer about the whole thing. Not a good welcome to... More

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Romsey, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2013

Difficult to understand how Euralille Station can possibly be considered an attraction. We were travelling with bikes bags and had to change from a TGV to Eurostar at Lille. What a depressing experience! We were only transferring between adjacent platforms but had to queue endlessly, carry bikes down escalators, queue some more in a concrete, prison-like enclosure and after being... More

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Toronto, Canada
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85 reviews 85 reviews
29 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2013

The place has many panhandlers wandering in the station. Also the washrooms will cost you 50cents for each visit. The outside has multiple group of teenagers as well. Plan to arrive no earlier than 30 minutes before your train departure.

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2013

Older than the St. Pancras end so not as well appointed but there is a large shopping mall with a supermarekt & better places to eat next door. Check in efficient but busy & takes longer than at London end - does not open until 45 mins before departure when a long queue had built up & tickets checked 3... More

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London, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
7 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2013

We arrived early for our return trip back hoping to sit in a warm pleasant waiting area. Having experienced Eurostar stations in London, Paris and Brussells we were expecting something similar. However the only place to sit was a small railway station room. Even when you are eventually allowed to check through (half hour before your train) it isn't much... More

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