Lens travel information

 

UEFA Respect Access for AllGetting to Lens by air

 

The nearest international airport to Lens is Lille-Lesquin airport, approximately 30km from the stadium.

 

www.lille.aeroport.fr/home/

 

For more information on airport assistance, visit: www.lille.aeroport.fr/prepare-for-your-journey/special-assistance/

 

Travel assistance for disabled passengers must be booked at least 48 hours before departure, via the relevant airline or travel agent.

 

A shuttle bus connects the airport to Lille-Flandres railway station in 20 minutes (fare: €8).

Accessible parking spaces are available at the airport, and call points are installed in the terminal lobby, near the baggage drop-off zone and in the departure hall in case you would like assistance.

 

For more information, visit: www.lille.aeroport.fr/getting-to-the-airport/parking/ and www.lille.aeroport.fr/getting-to-the-airport/road-map/

 

The airport also has wide automatic doors and accessible toilets and lifts.

 

 

Getting to Lens by rail

 

Lens railway station is approximately a ten-minute walk from the stadium.

 

TGV and intercity trains on the French national network have two wheelchair spaces. For more information, visit: www.sncf.com/en/services/handicap/information-booking

 

To check whether your departure and arrival stations are accessible, or for any other information, contact Accès Plus:

Accès Plus, open 7 days a week (07.00 to 22.00)

Tel. +33 (0)890 640 650 

Email: accesplus@sncf.fr

Website: www.voyages-sncf.com/services/acces-plus (French only)

 

To book a wheelchair space, please visit www.sncf.com/en/services/handicap/information-booking

 

If you require assistance during your journey, you must book this with Accès Plus at least 48 hours before departure (see contact details above). You should arrive at the station at least 45 minutes before departure and go to the Accès Plus office. The staff there will contact their colleagues at your destination station to ensure they are prepared for your arrival.

 

If you are travelling with other operators, CAFE advises you to book assistance as early as possible. 

 

Getting to Lens by bus

 

Several coach companies provide buses to the tournament host cities and vehicle accessibility may vary. CAFE advises disabled supporters planning to travel by bus to discuss their specific access requirements with their travel provider before booking.

SNCF offers inter-city bus services that include accessible vehicles. It is advisable to book in advance and explain your specific access requirements at least 48 hours before departure. Levels of accessibility may vary.

 

For more information and to book your tickets, visit: www.ouibus.com/persons-limited-mobility