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Nice to Lens by train

It takes an average of 14h 55m to travel from Nice to Lens by train, over a distance of around 510 miles (820 km). There are normally 13 trains per day travelling from Nice to Lens and tickets for this journey start from $56.03 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 7h 45m
PriceFrom $56.03
Distance510 miles (820 km)
Frequency13 trains per day
First train06:53
Last train18:20
Departure stationNice
Arrival stationLens
Changes1 change

Nice to Lens train times

Check out the next trains departing from Nice to Lens for Tuesday Jun 22nd 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
08:53 17:04 8h 11m, 1 change
10:53 19:04 8h 11m, 1 change
12:23 05:07 16h 44m, 3 changes
12:23 06:07 17h 44m, 3 changes
12:23 06:08 17h 45m, 2 changes
15:53 07:34 15h 41m, 2 changes
15:53 08:03 16h 10m, 1 change
16:23 09:20 16h 57m, 2 changes
18:16 10:46 16h 30m, 2 changes
18:20 11:11 16h 51m, 3 changes

Cheap train tickets from Nice to Lens

The price of train tickets from Nice to Lens starts at $56.03 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Nice to Lens by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Nice to Lens

Want to know more about your journey from Nice to Lens? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Nice to Lens take?

The average journey time by train between Nice and Lens is 14 hours and 55 minutes, with around 13 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Nice and Lens by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Nice to Lens is 7 hours and 45 minutes.

How much does the train from Nice to Lens cost?

Train tickets from Nice to Lens can start from as little as $56.03 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Nice to Lens?

No, there are no direct train services from Nice to Lens. Travelling from Nice to Lens by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

What time does the first train from Nice to Lens leave?

The first train from Nice to Lens leaves at 06:53. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Nice to Lens leave?

The last train from Nice to Lens leaves at 18:20. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Nice and Lens by train?

Trains travelling from Nice to Lens cover a distance of around 510 miles (820 km) during the journey.

The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Nice to Lens for a typical week day using timetable data for 06/22/2021. 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 02/06/2021 for travel on 02/06/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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