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There are 5 ways to get from London to Louvre-Lens by train, bus and ferry, bus, car, car train or car ferry

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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Train  •  2 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Lille Europe Eurostar Est / ...
  2. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Lens(F)

$67 - $158

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from London to Lille Ouibus / ...

$25 - $47

3 alternative options

Bus and ferry  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille

$58 - $81

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Drive from London to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Louvre-Lens

$198 - $212

Drive, car ferry  •  3 h 11 min

  1. Drive from London to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Louvre-Lens

$54 - $80

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The cheapest way to get from London to Louvre-Lens is to bus which costs £19 - £40 and takes 7 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to Louvre-Lens is to drive and Eurotunnel which costs £150 - £170 and takes 2 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London to Louvre-Lens. However, there are services departing from London Victoria and arriving at Lens via Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 36 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London to Louvre-Lens. However, there are services departing from London St. Pancras International and arriving at Lens(F) via Lille Flandres. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 58 min.

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The distance between London and Louvre-Lens is 148 miles.

The best way to get from London to Louvre-Lens without a car is to train which takes 2 h 58 min and costs £50 - £130.

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It takes approximately 2 h 58 min to get from London to Louvre-Lens, including transfers.

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London to Louvre-Lens bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from London Victoria station.

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London to Louvre-Lens train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from London St. Pancras International station.

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The best way to get from London to Louvre-Lens is to train which takes 2 h 58 min and costs £50 - £130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £19 - £40 and takes 7 h 53 min.

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Map of how to get from London to Louvre-Lens.
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  • Distance: 148.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 58 min

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

You can take a train from London to Louvre-Lens via Lille Europe Eurostar, Lille Flandres, and Lens(F) in around 2 h 58 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from London to Louvre-Lens 3 times a day. Tickets cost $10 - $14 and the journey takes 6 h. FlixBus also services this route once daily.

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.

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Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lille Flandres to Lens(F)
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$13 - $19
1st Class
$16 - $25
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
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 London to Lille
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London to Lille
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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London to Louvre-Lens bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Lille station.

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London to Louvre-Lens train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Lens(F) station.

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There are 243+ hotels available in Louvre-Lens. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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