The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Paris to Lens will cost around £ 9 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 8.
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1 h 40 m
2 h 2 m
Buses per day
Of the 5 buses that leave Paris for Lens every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct buses cover the 179 km distance in an average of 2 h 2 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 1 h 40 m .
The slowest buses will take 2 h 30 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||110 miles (178 km)|
|Average coach duration||22 h|
|Average coach ticket price||£54 (€62)|
|Coach companies||BlaBlaCar, Flixbus or Ouibus|
Coaches from Paris to Lens cover the 110 miles (178 km) long route taking on average 22 h with our travel partners like BlaBlaCar, Flixbus or Ouibus. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this route for as low as £50, but the average price of coach tickets is £54. Travellers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Lens, Place Roger Salengro.
FlixBus coaches will get you to Lens from Paris from £50. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best coach times and tickets for your trip.
FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost coach operators, founded in Germany and offering long-distance coach services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight coaches on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long coach journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.
Please follow the recommendations outlined by FlixBus when booking your coach tickets to Lens from Paris due to the coronavirus:
When departing from Paris, you have various coach station options to start your journey from including Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine), Paris, Place du Pantheon (Bibliothèque Sainte-Geneviève) and Paris, La Défense. When arriving in Lens, you can end your trip in coach stations like Lens, Place Roger Salengro and Lens, Rue Paul Eluard (Quai n°8).
Omio customers book a coach from Paris Gare de Lyon to Lens, Place Roger Salengro most frequently for this route.
Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their coaches from Paris Gare de Lyon and need to travel around 1.3 miles (2.1 km) from the city centre to get to this coach station.
Passengers arriving in Lens most often arrive at Lens, Place Roger Salengro and need to travel around 0.2 miles (362 m) from this coach station to the city centre.
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