There are 2 ways to get from Gare du Nord to Lens by train or car
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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.
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.
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.
The distance between Gare du Nord and Lens is 176 km. The road distance is 196.6 km.
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.
The train from Paris Nord to Lens takes 1h 10m including transfers and departs five times a day.
Gare du Nord to Lens train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Paris Nord station.
Gare du Nord to Lens train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Lens station.
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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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.
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.
Train from Paris Nord to Lens
- Ave. Duration
- 1h 10m
- 5 times a day
- Estimated price
- €40 - €50
- 2nd Class
- €40 - €50
- 1st Class
- €40 - €50
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