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How to travel from St-Gaudens to Lens by train

Want to find out more about taking the train from St-Gaudens to Lens? Look no further.

There are around 12 trains per day running between St-Gaudens and Lens, which usually take 12 hours 17 minutes to complete the 515 miles (830 km) journey. It can take as little as 8 hours 12 minutes on the fastest services though, if you want to get there as quickly as possible. Although there aren't any direct services on this line, it's still easy to travel to Lens from St-Gaudens, you'll just need to make 2 changes along the way.

You can save money on train tickets from St-Gaudens to Lens if you book in advance, as tickets usually start from €123.30. Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to compare ticket prices and get the cheapest fares.

Want to book your train tickets now? Just start a search with us today. If you want to find out more about the journey, read on for timetables (including first and last train times), FAQs and tips on how to book cheap train tickets.

St-Gaudens to Lens by train

It takes an average of 12h 17m to travel from St-Gaudens to Lens by train, over a distance of around 515 miles (830 km). There are normally 12 trains per day travelling from St-Gaudens to Lens and tickets for this journey start from €123.30 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 8h 12m
PriceFrom €123.30
Distance515 miles (830 km)
Frequency12 trains per day
First train06:32
Last train21:34
Departure stationSt-Gaudens
Arrival stationLens
Changes2 changes

St-Gaudens to Lens train times

Check out the next trains departing from St-Gaudens to Lens for martedì 1º febbraio 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
08:38 16:50 8h 12m, 3 changes
08:38 17:02 8h 24m, 2 changes
10:20 19:02 8h 42m, 2 changes
10:32 19:02 8h 30m, 3 changes
11:27 20:35 9h 8m, 3 changes
13:27 05:07 15h 40m, 4 changes
15:29 07:31 16h 2m, 3 changes
19:28 08:02 12h 34m, 2 changes
19:34 11:07 15h 33m, 4 changes
20:17 12:27 16h 10m, 2 changes

Cheap train tickets from St-Gaudens to Lens

The price of train tickets from St-Gaudens to Lens starts at €123.30 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 St-Gaudens 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.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from St-Gaudens 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 St-Gaudens to Lens take?

The average journey time by train between St-Gaudens and Lens is 12 hours and 17 minutes, with around 12 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 St-Gaudens and Lens by train?

The fastest journey time by train from St-Gaudens to Lens is 8 hours and 12 minutes.

How much does the train from St-Gaudens to Lens cost?

Train ticket prices from St-Gaudens to Lens can start from as little as €123.30 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from St-Gaudens to Lens?

No, there are no direct train services from St-Gaudens to Lens. Travelling from St-Gaudens to Lens by train will require a minimum of 2 changes.

What time does the first train from St-Gaudens to Lens leave?

The first train from St-Gaudens to Lens leaves at 06:32. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from St-Gaudens to Lens leave?

The last train from St-Gaudens to Lens leaves at 21:34. 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 St-Gaudens and Lens by train?

Trains travelling from St-Gaudens to Lens cover a distance of around 515 miles (830 km) during the journey.

Average savings on fares booked prior to day of travel vs full price fares on day of travel in France. Subject to availability. Excludes coach. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for St-Gaudens to Lens for a typical week day using timetable data for 02/01/2022. 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 09/23/2021 for travel on 09/23/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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