Train times for Tue 30 Jan
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 €26.84 when you book at least 28 days in advance.*
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 1 hour and 36 minutes and the fastest journey time is 1 hour and 11 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 12 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 07:46. The last train from Paris to Lens departs at 19:46. 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 6 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 30/01/2018. 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 26/10/2017 for travel on 26/10/2017 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.