The 93rd running of the Paris–Roubaix single-day cycling classic, often known as the Hell of the North, was held on 9 April 1995. Italian Franco Ballerini won his first of two victories, finishing two minutes ahead of the pursuing group after a 30 km solo. Andrei Tchmil won the sprint for second place before Johan Museeuw. The race started in Compiègne and finished on the velodrome of Roubaix, overing a distance of 266.5 kilometres (165.6 miles). The race served as the third leg of the 1995 UCI World Cup. 91 of 178 riders finished.