There are 4 ways to get from Lille to Louvre-Lens by bus, train, taxi 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.

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Bus  •  56 min

  1. Take the bus from Lille to Lens Ouibus

$2 - $3

3 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 13 min

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

$13 - $19

Taxi  •  30 min

  1. Take a taxi from Lille to Louvre-Lens 23.1 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  30 min

  1. Drive from Lille to Louvre-Lens 23.1 miles

$4 - $8

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lille to Louvre-Lens is to bus which costs 1€ - 3€ and takes 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lille to Louvre-Lens is to taxi which costs 50€ - 65€ and takes 30 min.

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The distance between Lille and Louvre-Lens is 29 km. The road distance is 36.9 km.

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The bus from Lille to Lens takes 35 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Lille to Louvre-Lens.
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  • Distance: 18 miles
  • Duration: 56 min

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

Ouibus operates a bus from Lille to Louvre-Lens once daily. Tickets cost $2 - $3 and the journey takes 35 min. Alternatively, SNCF operates a train from Lille to Louvre-Lens hourly. Tickets cost $13 - $19 and the journey takes 47 min.

Train operators
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
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 - $24
Bus operators
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lille to Lens
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
Ouibus
Other operators
Taxi from Lille to Louvre-Lens
Ave. Duration
30 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Taxi Union
Phone
+33 892 70 16 10
Taxi Lille Metropole
Phone
+33 6 14 30 30 30

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