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Recommended option

Bus  •  35 min

  1. Take the bus from Lille to Lens Ouibus

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  44 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Lille to Lens 23.7 miles

$3

3 alternative options

Train  •  47 min

  1. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Lens(F)

$13 - $19

Taxi  •  26 min

  1. Take a taxi from Lille to Lens 24.5 miles

$60 - $80

Drive  •  26 min

  1. Drive from Lille to Lens 24.5 miles

$5 - $8

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

Ouibus operates a bus from Lille to Lens every 10 minutes, and the journey takes 35 min. Alternatively, SNCF operates a train from Lille to Lens hourly. Tickets cost $13 - $19 and the journey takes 47 min.

Train operators
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lille Flandres to Lens(F)
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$13 - $19
1st Class
$16 - $25
Bus operators
Ouibus
Website
fr.ouibus.com
Bus from Lille to Lens
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Schedules at
fr.ouibus.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Lille to Lens
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Lille to Lens
Ave. Duration
26 min
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Taxi Union
Phone
+33 892 70 16 10
Taxi Lille Metropole
Phone
+33 6 14 30 30 30

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Lille and Lens is 28 km. The road distance is 39 km.

The cheapest way to get from Lille to Lens is to rideshare which costs 3€ and takes 44 min.

The quickest way to get from Lille to Lens is to taxi which takes 26 min and costs 55€ - 65€.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Lille Flandres and arriving at Lens(F). Services depart hourly, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 47 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lille and arriving at Lens. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 35 min.

The bus from Lille to Lens takes 35 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.