There are 4 ways to get from Dunkirk to Lens by train, taxi or car

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Train TGV  •  57 min

  1. Take the train from Dunkerque to Lens(F) Tgv

$20 - $29

3 alternative options

Train SNCF  •  1 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Dunkerque to Hazebrouck Tgv
  2. Take the train from Hazebrouck to Lens(F) Tgv

$29 - $41

Taxi  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Take a taxi from Dunkirk to Lens 58.7 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Dunkirk to Lens 58.7 miles

$12 - $19

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Dunkerque and arriving at Lens(F). Services depart five times a day, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 57 min.

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The distance between Dunkirk and Lens is 74 km. The road distance is 93.9 km.

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The best way to get from Dunkirk to Lens without a car is to train which takes 57 min and costs .

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The train from Dunkerque to Lens(F) takes 57 min including transfers and departs five times a day.

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Dunkirk to Lens train services, operated by TGV, depart from Dunkerque station.

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Dunkirk to Lens train services, operated by TGV, arrive at Lens(F) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dunkirk to Lens is 94 km. It takes approximately 1 h 1 min to drive from Dunkirk to Lens.

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There are 243+ hotels available in Lens. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Dunkirk to Lens.
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  • Distance: 46.2 miles
  • Duration: 57 min

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

TGV operates a train from Dunkirk to Lens 4 times a day. Tickets cost $23 - $29 and the journey takes 57 min. SNCF also services this route once daily.

Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Dunkerque to Lens(F)
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $29
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $29
1st Class
$42 - $43
Train from Dunkerque to Hazebrouck
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$14 - $18
1st Class
$24 - $30
Train from Hazebrouck to Lens(F)
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$16 - $21
1st Class
$28 - $33
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. 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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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Dunkerque to Lens(F)
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $29
1st Class
$26 - $40
Train from Dunkerque to Hazebrouck
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$13 - $20
1st Class
$16 - $26
Train from Hazebrouck to Lens(F)
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$15 - $22
1st Class
$19 - $29
Other operators
Taxi from Dunkirk to Lens
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Cotaxi
Phone
+33 3 28 66 73 00
Torney Philippe
Phone
+33 3 28 21 15 43

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