Trains from
Köln Hbf to Lens

Köln Hbf to Lens route details

Route overview
Avg. journey time4h 51m
Fare range€75-€174
Distance297km
Train operatorsidbus, Thalys
First & last trains
First train departs at06:44
Last train departs at16:43
Fastest journey
Fastest route4h 23m
Changes3 changes
Stations
Origin StationKöln Hbf
Destination StationLens

Train times for Tue 21 Nov

08:44
10:32
Köln Hbf
Lens
5h 18m4 changes
09:43
11:35
Köln Hbf
Lens
4h 23m3 changes
11:43
13:35
Köln Hbf
Lens
5h 11m5 changes
12:42
14:32
Köln Hbf
Lens
4h 43m3 changes

What is the minimum price of a ticket from Köln Hbf to Lens?

The minimum price of a train ticket from Köln Hbf to Lens is €75. To buy train tickets from Köln Hbf to Lens for the lowest price possible, we recommend that you book your tickets as early as possible. Tickets go on sale usually 3 months in advance, yet in some rare cases this can be up to 6 months. For more precise information on when you can book your tickets or whether there are any promotional sales, click here.

How long does it take to travel from Köln Hbf to Lens by train?

The average journey time between Köln Hbf and Lens is 4 hours and 51 minutes and the fastest journey time is 4 hours and 23 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 10 trains per day travelling from Köln Hbf to Lens. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What time is the first and last train of the day from Köln Hbf to Lens?

The first train from Köln Hbf to Lens departs at 06:44. The last train from Köln Hbf to Lens departs at 16:43. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services. Alternatively, some popular routes may run throughout the night at a reduced frequency. There may also be less services on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Are there direct train services between Köln Hbf and Lens?

No, it is not possible to travel from Köln Hbf to Lens without having to change trains. To travel from Köln Hbf to Lens will require a minimum of 3 changes. More changes may be necessary on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

How do I get back to Köln Hbf?

By train, of course. See trains from Lens to Köln Hbf.

  • **The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Köln Hbf to Lens for a typical week day using timetable data for 21/11/2017. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 23/08/2017 for travel on 23/08/2017 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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