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Travelling from Arras to Lens by train

The fastest trains from Arras to Lens take around 11 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 16 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Arras and Lens.

Direct trains run between Arras and Lens.

We usually find around 33 direct trains on the route from Arras to Lens every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 19 departures. The duration is normally about 11 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Lens is usually scheduled to depart Arras around 06:04 and the last train is around 21:57. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Arras around 06:23, and the last at 21:56.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

When to book Arras to Lens train tickets?

Trains in France usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Arras to Lens by train.

Which trains operate between Arras and Lens?

More than one type of train operates on the route from Arras to Lens, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Bus
  • TGV
  • TGV Duplex
  • TGV Nord
  • Train Express Regional

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and rail operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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