Lens to Lyon route details

Route overview
Avg. journey time4h 28m
Fare range€18-€177
Distance539km
First & last trains
First train departs at05:50
Last train departs at19:45
Fastest journey
Fastest route3h 35m
Changes1 change
Stations
Origin StationLens
Destination StationLyon

Train times for Tue 24 Oct

08:54
09:41
Lens
Lyon
5h 06m2 changes
10:56
12:08
Lens
Lyon
4h 00m4 changes
11:34
12:24
Lens
Lyon
4h 26m2 changes
12:45
13:00
Lens
Lyon
4h 11m5 changes

When is the best time to buy tickets?

Buying tickets in advance can save you money. Prices for train journeys from Lens to Lyon start at €75.14 when you book at least 28 days in advance.*

28 days
in advance
Find this ticket!
€75.14
1 day
in advance
€98.06
Avg. single price
On the day
€108.05
Avg. single price

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

The minimum price of a train ticket from Lens to Lyon is €18.3. To buy train tickets from Lens to Lyon 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 Lens to Lyon by train?

The average journey time between Lens and Lyon is 4 hours and 28 minutes and the fastest journey time is 3 hours and 35 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 27 trains per day travelling from Lens to Lyon. 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 Lens to Lyon?

The first train from Lens to Lyon departs at 05:50. The last train from Lens to Lyon departs at 19:45. 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 Lens and Lyon?

No, it is not possible to travel from Lens to Lyon without having to change trains. To travel from Lens to Lyon will require a minimum of 1 change. 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 Lens?

By train, of course. See trains from Lyon to Lens.

  • *Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. “14 days in advance” includes days 13 and 15.
  • **The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Lens to Lyon for a typical week day using timetable data for 24/10/2017. 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 21/04/2017 for travel on 16/05/2017 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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