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Train  •  1h 10m

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord to Lens Tgv

€40 - €50

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Drive  •  1h 53m

  1. Drive from Gare du Nord to Lens 196.6 km

€22 - €35

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The cheapest way to get from Gare du Nord to Lens is to drive which costs €22 - €35 and takes 1h 53m.

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The fastest way to get from Gare du Nord to Lens is to train. Taking this option will cost €40 - €50 and takes 1h 10m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Paris Nord and arriving at Lens. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 10m.

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The distance between Gare du Nord and Lens is 176 km. The road distance is 196.6 km.

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The best way to get from Gare du Nord to Lens without a car is to train which takes 1h 10m and costs €40 - €50.

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The train from Paris Nord to Lens takes 1h 10m including transfers and departs five times a day.

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Gare du Nord to Lens train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Paris Nord station.

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Gare du Nord to Lens train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Lens station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Gare du Nord to Lens is 197 km. It takes approximately 1h 53m to drive from Gare du Nord to Lens.

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  • Distance: 175.9 km
  • Duration: 1h 10m

What companies run services between Gare du Nord, Île-de-France, France and Lens, Hauts-de-France, France?

TGV inOui operates a train from Paris Nord to Lens 5 times a day. Tickets cost €40 - €50 and the journey takes 1h 10m.

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TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

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0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Nord to Lens
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€40 - €50
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€40 - €50
1st Class
€40 - €50

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