Trains from
Paris to Lens

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Paris to Lens route details

Route overview

Avg. journey time3h 38m
Trains per day5
Fare range€15-€72

First & last trains

First train departs at07:52
Last train departs at22:34

Fastest journey

Fastest route1h 04m
ChangesDirect

Stations

Origin StationParis
Destination StationLens

Train times for Tue 18 Jul

15:46
17:48
Paris
Lens
2h 02m1 change
16:52
18:02
Paris
Lens
1h 10mDirect
17:16
19:18
Paris
Lens
2h 02m1 change
17:52
19:31
Paris
Lens
1h 39m1 change
18:37
19:48
Paris
Lens
1h 11mDirect

When is the best time to buy tickets?

Buying tickets in advance can save you money. Prices for train journeys from Paris to Lens start at €24.73 when you book at least 28 days in advance.*

28 days
in advance
Find this ticket!
€24.73
14 days
in advance
€28.22
Avg. single price
On the day
€39.65
Avg. single price

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

The minimum price of a train ticket from Paris to Lens is €15. To buy train tickets from Paris 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 Paris to Lens by train?

The average journey time between Paris and Lens is 3 hours and 38 minutes and the fastest journey time is 1 hour and 4 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 18 trains per day travelling from Paris 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 Paris to Lens?

The first train from Paris to Lens departs at 07:52. The last train from Paris to Lens departs at 22:34. 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 Paris and Lens?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Paris to Lens without having to change trains. There are 5 direct trains from Paris to Lens. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

How do I get back to Paris?

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

  • *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 Paris to Lens for a typical week day using timetable data for 18/07/2017. 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 11/06/2017 for travel on 20/08/2017 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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