The best way to find a cheap bus ticket from Lyon to Paris is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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Of the 1 buses that leave Lyon for Paris every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||244 miles (393 km)|
|Average bus duration||5 h 10 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$11 (€10)|
|Bus frequency||12 a day|
|Direct bus||Yes, there are 12 direct buses a day|
|Bus providers||Alsa, BlaBlaCar Bus, Eurolines Switzerland, Movelia, Flixbus, BlaBlaCar or Eurolines France|
Buses from Lyon to Paris cover the 244 miles (393 km) long trip taking on average 5 h 10 min with our travel partners like Alsa, BlaBlaCar Bus, Eurolines Switzerland, Movelia, Flixbus, BlaBlaCar or Eurolines France. Normally, there are 12 buses operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this route for as low as $11 (€10), but the average price of bus tickets is $11 (€10). Travelers depart most frequently from Lyon, Gare Perrache and arrive in Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine).
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Alsa is the main bus company in Spain, a subsidiary of the UK bus company National Express. Alsa offers a wide variety of national and international routes and transports more than 300 million passengers every year. Apart from the Standard fare, Alsa provides ticket types like Minimum, Reduced and Flexible fares on select routes for those looking to save money on bus journeys. While most travelers don’t mind traveling on normal buses with basic services like bathrooms, free WiFi, footrests and onboard entertainment, some others may want to check out Alsa’s deluxe buses like the Alsa Supra, Alsa Eurobus and Alsa Premium, which provide more luxurious amenities on specific routes.
Across the country, bus travel in France is becoming a great alternative to train travel. Eurolines, the bus provider with the most bus connections across Europe, operates buses from Lyon to Paris. The direct journey takes around 6 hours. From Mondays to Saturdays there are four departures a day from the early morning into the evening. There is a reduced service on Sundays.
Return buses from Paris to Lyon are also available.
The Perrache Bus Station in Lyon lies within the city center, next to one of the three railway stations in Lyon and on Line A of the Metro system. Transports en Commun Lyonnais (TCL) operates an extensive network of over 100 local and regional buses, 2 funiculars and 4 tramway and Metro lines, as well as the Noctambul night bus which runs on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays. A taxi rank is situated outside Lyon Perrache Bus Station.
Paris is a romantic and vibrant city with iconic monuments known the world over, such as the cloud-piercing Eiffel Tower and the majestic Arc de Triomphe. Notre Dame Cathedral sits beside the banks of the River Seine, on which visitors can enjoy both day and evening boat trips. World-class museums and galleries include the modern Pompidou Centre, as well as the huge halls of the Louvre and the Impressionist galleries in the Musee d'Orsay. Buses from Lyon to Paris arrive at the Paris Gallieni Porte Bagnolet station in the Saint Denis district of the city. The bus station is on the Gallieni stop of the Metro system. Sixteen Metro lines and a large bus network provide transport across the city, to the airports and to surrounding towns and villages. Paris has a night bus service called the Noctilien while taxis are available outside the bus station.
When departing from Lyon, you have various bus station options to start your journey from including Lyon, Gare Perrache, Lyon, Perrache (Brasserie Georges) and Lyon, Gare Routière de Perrache. When arriving in Paris, you can end your journey in bus stations like Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine), Paris, Gare Paris Bercy and Paris, Porte Maillot.
Passengers board the bus most frequently from Lyon, Gare Perrache, which is located around 1.9 miles (3.1 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the bus at Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine), located 2.5 miles (4.1 km) away from the city centre.
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