There are 5 ways to get from Amsterdam to Lens by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Lille Europe Thalys

$91 - $119

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to Lille Ouibus

$13 - $18

3 alternative options

Bus FlixBus  •  7 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport to Lens 804

$21 - $36

Drive  •  3 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Lens 201.1 miles

$45 - $75

Fly, train, bus  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Brussels (BRU) AMS - BRU
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Lille Europe
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Lens

$103 - $311

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Lens is to bus which costs 10€ - 16€ and takes 4 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Lens is to drive which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 3 h 12 min.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Lens is 259 km. The road distance is 321.8 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 15 min to get from Amsterdam to Lens, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to Lens. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk and arriving at Lens via Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 9 min.

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What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Lens, Hauts-de-France, France?

Thalys operates a train from Amsterdam to Lens once daily. Tickets cost $85 - $120 and the journey takes 2 h 36 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Amsterdam to Lens every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $10 - $15 and the journey takes 3 h 30 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Brussels
Ave. Duration
46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$85 - $120
1st Class
$120 - $170
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $70
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to Lille
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Lille to Lens
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport to Lens
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $30
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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