How to travel from Lyon to Lens

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Travel Information to Lens from Lyon

distanceDistance335 miles (541 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$73 - $437
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $73 (€64) • 19 h 19 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $437 (€380) • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAlsa, HOP! Or SNCF | TGV

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 335 miles (541 km) from Lyon to Lens. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $73 (€64). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Alsa, HOP! Or SNCF | TGV among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Lyon to Lens.

Travel Tips: Travel from Lyon to Lens

Travel Tips: 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 Lyon to Lens.
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There are 4 ways to get from Lyon to Lens: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Lens from Lyon is by taking a bus, which costs on average $73 (€64).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Lens:

A bus is $363 (€316) less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Lyon to Lens costing on average $437 (€380).

Taking a bus is about $33 (€29) less than taking a train, which costs on average $107 (€93) for this journey.

The fastest way to get to Lens from Lyon is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 15 min.

Other travel options to Lens can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 19 h 19 min   on average.

In comparison, getting to Lens by train can take on average 4 h.

The Lyon to Lens distance is around 335 miles (541 km).

The average frequency per day from Lyon to Lens is:

  • Around 1 bus per day.
  • 1 train a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Lyon and Lens as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Lyon to Lens:

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Lyon, Gare Perrache and arrive in Lens, Place Roger Salengro.
  • Most travelers board their train from Lyon Part Dieu and arrive in Gare de Lens.

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

  • Travel with Alsa for buses to Lens. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Alsa Lyon to Lens tickets on Omio for $73 (€64).
  • Travel with HOP! To go to Lens by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find HOP! Lyon to Lens tickets on Omio for $437 (€380).
  • Travel with SNCF | TGV for trains to Lens. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for SNCF | TGV Lyon to Lens tickets on Omio for $107 (€93).
Looking to extend your trip from Lyon to Lens? Many Omio customers who go from Lyon to Lens usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Lille or Arras. If you're looking to explore Paris, Lille or Arras from Lens, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $73 (€64) one way.
  • Plane tickets cost on average $437 (€380) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $107 (€93) one way.

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

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