Duration 19 min
Distance 22.2 km
Average price 11€
Frequency 2/week

Trip overview

The train between Douai and Lens takes 19 min. The train runs, on average, 2 times per week from Douai to Lens. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Douai
  2. Lens
19 min
Bookable on Rome2rio
5€ - 16€

Douai to Lens train times

Trains run twice a week between Douai and Lens. The service departs Douai at 07:42 in the morning, which arrives into Lens at 08:01. All services run direct with no transfers required, and take on average 19 min. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
These schedules are estimated: The schedules shown above are estimated schedules based on typical services on the average day and may vary depending on when you plan to travel. Please make sure you confirm the departure/arrival times and availability with the operator before planning your trip.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Douai to Lens? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Douai and arriving at Lens. Services depart twice a week, and operate Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 19 min.

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The distance between Douai and Lens is 18 km. The road distance is 22.2 km.

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Douai to Lens train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Douai station.

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Douai to Lens train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Lens station.

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What companies run services between Douai and Lens?

SNCF operates a train from Douai to Lens twice a week. Tickets cost 5€ - 16€ and the journey takes 19 min.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
19 min
Twice a week
Estimated price
5€ - 16€

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Train from Douai to Lens
Ave. Duration
19 min
Twice a week
Estimated price
5€ - 16€
2nd Class
5€ - 8€
Rail 1st Class
11€ - 16€

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