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from Paris to Lens

You can get from Paris to Lens by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Paris to Lens on Oct 21 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:30PMParis1h50 09:20PMLens
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$101One-way
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07:30PMParis1h50 09:20PMLens
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$101One-way
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07:10PMParis2h10 09:20PMLens
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$121One-way
04:00PMParis1h40 05:40PMLens
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$121One-way
08:30AMParis2h40 11:10AMLens
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$121One-way

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Thu
Oct 21
$24SNCF | TGV INOUI
$168Alsa
Fri
Oct 22
$24SNCF | TGV INOUI
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Sat
Oct 23
$25SNCF | TGV INOUI
$156Alsa
Sun
Oct 24
$25SNCF | TGV INOUI
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Mon
Oct 25
$24SNCF | TGV INOUI
$100Alsa
Tue
Oct 26
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$94Alsa
Wed
Oct 27
$24SNCF | TGV INOUI
$94Alsa
Thu
Oct 28
$24SNCF | TGV INOUI
$94Alsa
Sat
Oct 30
$24SNCF | TGV INOUI
$81Alsa
Sun
Oct 31
$24SNCF | TGV INOUI
$106Alsa
Wed
Nov 3
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$81Alsa
Fri
Nov 5
$19SNCF | TGV INOUI
$79Alsa
Sun
Nov 7
$25SNCF | TGV INOUI
$81Alsa
Mon
Nov 8
$22SNCF | TGV INOUI
$81Alsa

Travel Information to Lens from Paris

distanceDistance110 miles (178 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$23 - $24
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $23 (€19) • 7 h
fastestFastest modeTrain • $24 (€19) • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or SNCF | TGV INOUI

Take a bus or train to travel 110 miles (178 km) to Lens from Paris. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $23 (€19). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or SNCF | TGV INOUI among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Paris to Lens.

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FAQs
How do I reach Lens from Paris?

You can travel to Lens from Paris 2 different ways: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel from Paris to Lens?

The cheapest way to get from Paris to Lens is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $23 (€19) compared to other travel options to Lens:

Taking a bus is usually $1 (€1) less than taking a train to Lens, which costs on average $24 (€19) for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to get from Paris to Lens?

The fastest way to get to Lens from Paris is by train with an average travel time of 1 h 5 min.

Other travel options to Lens can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 7 h   on average.

What is the distance from Paris to Lens?

The Paris to Lens distance is around 110 miles (178 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Paris to Lens is:

  • 7 trains per day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Paris to Lens?

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

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine) and arrive in Lens, Place Roger Salengro.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Gare de Lens.
Which travel operators can get me to Lens from Paris?

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

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Lens by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Paris to Lens tickets on Omio for $23 (€19).
  • SNCF | TGV INOUI can get you to Lens by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with SNCF | TGV INOUI from Paris to Lens for $24 (€19) on Omio.
Is there a direct service to Lens from Paris?

Yes, there are direct services available from Paris to Lens with the following travel companies:

  • You can find around 7 direct trains per day and travel with SNCF | TGV INOUI.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Lens as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Lens from Paris.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Paris to Lens?
Many of our customers traveling from Paris to Lens don't make Lens their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Lens are Lille, Arras or Brussels, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Lens to any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I buy tickets from Paris to Lens online to get the best deals?

Before traveling from Paris to Lens, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $23 (€19) one way for this route.
  • A train ticket for this trip costs on average $24 (€19) one way.

But we recommend booking Paris to Lens tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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