There are 4 ways to get from Paris to Lens by train, bus 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord to Lens(F) Tgv

$40 - $50

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to Lens Ouibus / ...

$7 - $19

2 alternative options

Train via Arras(F)  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord to Arras(F) Tgv

$48 - $60

Drive  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Paris to Lens 123.9 miles

$26 - $40

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Paris to Lens is to bus which costs 6€ - 17€ and takes 3 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Lens is to train which costs 37€ - 43€ and takes 1 h 10 min.

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The distance between Paris and Lens is 179 km. The road distance is 198.3 km.

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

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Paris City Centre - Bercy and arriving at Lens. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 20 min.

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

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The best way to get from Paris to Lens is to train which takes 1 h 10 min and costs 37€ - 43€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 6€ - 17€ and takes 3 h 20 min.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Lens.
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  • Distance: 111.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 10 min

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

TGV operates a train from Paris to Lens 5 times a day. Tickets cost $40 - $50 and the journey takes 1 h 10 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Paris to Lens once daily. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 3 h 20 min. FlixBus also services this route once daily.

Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Nord to Lens(F)
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$60 - $80
Train from Paris Nord to Arras(F)
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$60 - $75
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to Lens
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris, Paris to Lens
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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