There are 4 ways to get from Dunkirk 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 TGV  •  57 min

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

$21 - $30

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Dunkerque to Lille Calais > Dunkerque > Lille > Paris centre - Bercy / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Lens Lille > Lens > Paris - Aéroport Roissy CDG > Paris Centre - Bercy

$6 - $8

2 alternative options

Train SNCF  •  1 h 50 min

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

$21 - $32

Drive  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Dunkirk to Lens 58.7 miles

$12 - $19

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 $25 - $30 and the journey takes 57 min. SNCF also services this route once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Dunkirk to Lens via Lille in around 1 h 39 min.

Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Dunkerque to Lens(F)
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $30
1st Class
$44 - $46
Train from Dunkerque to Hazebrouck
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$14 - $19
1st Class
$25 - $35
Train from Hazebrouck to Lens(F)
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $12
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$10 - $12
1st Class
$12 - $20
SNCF
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
$21 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$28 - $45
Train from Dunkerque to Hazebrouck
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$14 - $21
1st Class
$17 - $27
Train from Hazebrouck to Lens(F)
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$6 - $10
1st Class
$10 - $16
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Dunkerque to Lille
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Lille to Lens
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
Ouibus

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Dunkirk to Lens?

The distance between Dunkirk and Lens is 74 km. The road distance is 94 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Dunkirk to Lens?

The cheapest way to get from Dunkirk to Lens is to bus which costs 4€ - 7€ and takes 1 h 39 min.

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

The quickest way to get from Dunkirk to Lens is to train which takes 57 min and costs 17€ - 25€.

Is there a direct train between Dunkirk and Lens?

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

Is there a direct bus between Dunkirk and Lens?

No, there is no direct bus from Dunkirk to Lens. However, there are services departing from Dunkerque and arriving at Lens via Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 39 min.

How long does it take to get from Dunkirk to Lens?

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