There are 3 ways to get from Antwerp to Lens by train, bus or car

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, bus  •  2 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Antwerpen Centraal to Bruxelles-Midi Tha
  2. Take the train from Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar to Lille Europe Eurostar Est / ...
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Lens

$41 - $97

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Antwerp to Lille Ouibus

$7 - $10

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Antwerp to Lens 100.5 miles

$21 - $35

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Antwerp to Lens is to bus which costs 6€ - 9€ and takes 2 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Antwerp to Lens is to drive which takes 1 h 37 min and costs 18€ - 27€.

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The distance between Antwerp and Lens is 141 km. The road distance is 161 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 21 min to get from Antwerp to Lens, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Antwerp to Lens. However, there are services departing from Antwerp and arriving at Lens via Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 59 min.

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What companies run services between Antwerp, Belgium and Lens, Hauts-de-France, France?

Ouibus operates a bus from Antwerp to Lens every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $5 - $7 and the journey takes 2 h 20 min.

Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Antwerpen Centraal to Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$18 - $35
1st Class
$35 - $45
Train from Bruxelles-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
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $16
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $27
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Eurostar
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar to Lille Europe Eurostar
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$30 - $60
Premier
$68 - $69
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Bruxelles Midi to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $31
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$26 - $31
1st Class
$45 - $48
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lille to Lens
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Antwerp to Lille
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
Ouibus

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