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from Lille to Lens

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Travel Information to Lens from Lille

distanceDistance17 miles (27 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$9 - $10
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $9 (€7) • 33 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $9 (€7) • 33 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSNCF | Autocar or SNCF | TER

Travel 17 miles (27 km) by bus or train between Lille and Lens. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 33 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $9 (€7). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are SNCF | Autocar or SNCF | TER among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Lille to Lens.

Travel Tips

Travel from Lille to Lens
Travel to Lens easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Lille to Lens.
How do I get from Lille to Lens?

There are 2 travel options from Lille to Lens: bus or train.

How do I get from Lille to Lens the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to travel to Lens from Lille is by taking a train with an average price of $9 (€7).

This is compared to other travel options to Lens:

Taking a train is about $2 (€1) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $10 (€8) for this trip.

What is the fastest way to travel to Lens from Lille?

The fastest way from Lille to Lens is by train with an average journey time of 33 min.

There are alternative travel options to Lens that can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 0 h 0 min.

How many miles from Lille to Lens would I travel?

You should expect to travel around 17 miles (27 km) between Lille and Lens.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Lille to Lens?

The average frequency per day from Lille to Lens is:

  • 25 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Lille to Lens as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

When traveling between Lille and Lens, where do I depart from Lille and where do I arrive in Lens?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Lille to Lens:

  • Buses mostly leave from Lille, Gare Lille Europe and tend to arrive in Lens, Place Roger Salengro.
  • Trains from Lille to Lens most often leave from Lille Flandres and arrive in Gare de Lens.
Which travel operators can get me to Lens from Lille?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Lille to Lens, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with SNCF | Autocar for buses to Lens. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for SNCF | Autocar Lille to Lens tickets on Omio for $10 (€8).
  • Travel with SNCF | TER for trains to Lens. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for SNCF | TER Lille to Lens tickets on Omio for $9 (€7).
Where else should I travel to after my journey to Lens from Lille ends?
Omio customers who travel from Lille to Lens often also extend their vacation to go to Paris, Arras or Brussels. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Lens and these popular destinations at a great price.
When should I purchase a ticket from Lille to Lens online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip from Lille to Lens, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost on average $10 (€8) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing $9 (€7) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Lille to Lens online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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