Cheap bus tickets from Lyon to Paris

Showing times and prices for Jan 21

Cheapest

$11

Average

$24

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Lyon to Paris will cost around $ 24 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 11.

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04:20PMLyon, Gare Perrache6h05 10:25PMParis, Quai de Bercy
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$111One-way
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11:59PMLyon, Gare Perrache6h46 06:45AMParis, Quai de Bercy
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$111One-way
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05:10PMLyon, Gare Perrache5h40 10:50PMParis, Quai de Bercy
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$111One-way
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10:50AMLyon, Gare Perrache6h35 05:25PMParis, Quai de Bercy
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$111One-way
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11:45PMLyon, Gare Perrache6h10 05:55AMParis, Quai de Bercy
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$111One-way

Bus schedule from Lyon to Paris

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12:25AMLyon, Gare Perrache6h00 06:25AMParis, Quai de Bercy
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05:00AMLyon5h45 10:45AMParis
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05:00AMLyon5h45 10:45AMParis
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10:50AMLyon, Gare Perrache6h35 05:25PMParis, Quai de Bercy
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12:40PMLyon, Gare Perrache6h20 07:00PMParis, Quai de Bercy
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04:20PMLyon, Gare Perrache6h05 10:25PMParis, Quai de Bercy
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05:10PMLyon, Gare Perrache5h40 10:50PMParis, Quai de Bercy
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11:45PMLyon, Gare Perrache6h10 05:55AMParis, Quai de Bercy
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11:50PMLyon, Gare Perrache5h40 05:30AMParis, Quai de Bercy
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11:59PMLyon, Gare Perrache6h46 06:45AMParis, Quai de Bercy
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Fri
Jan 21
$54Trenitalia
$10BlaBlaCar Bus
$207Air France
Sat
Jan 22
$42Trenitalia
$10BlaBlaCar Bus
$183Air France
Sun
Jan 23
$42Trenitalia
$10BlaBlaCar Bus
$183Air France
Mon
Jan 24
$42Trenitalia
$10BlaBlaCar Bus
$155Air France
Tue
Jan 25
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$10Flixbus
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Wed
Jan 26
$28Trenitalia
$13Alsa
$136Air France
Thu
Jan 27
$28Trenitalia
$10Flixbus
$136Air France
Fri
Jan 28
$47Trenitalia
$10BlaBlaCar Bus
$136HOP!
Sat
Jan 29
$35Trenitalia
$10BlaBlaCar Bus
$118HOP!
Sun
Jan 30
$42Trenitalia
$10BlaBlaCar Bus
$136Air France
Mon
Jan 31
$42Trenitalia
$10Flixbus
$136Air France
Tue
Feb 1
$28Trenitalia
$10BlaBlaCar Bus
$136Air France
Wed
Feb 2
$35Trenitalia
$10BlaBlaCar Bus
$136Air France
Thu
Feb 3
$42Trenitalia
$10BlaBlaCar Bus
$136Air France
Fri
Feb 4
$47Trenitalia
$13Alsa
$136Air France
Sat
Feb 5
$42Trenitalia
$10Flixbus
$136Air France
Sun
Feb 6
$42Trenitalia
$10BlaBlaCar Bus
$136Air France
Mon
Feb 7
$28Trenitalia
$10BlaBlaCar Bus
$136Air France
Tue
Feb 8
$28Trenitalia
$10BlaBlaCar Bus
$136Air France
Wed
Feb 9
$28Trenitalia
$10BlaBlaCar Bus
$136Air France

Bus times from Lyon to Paris

Showing times and prices for Jan 21

Fastest Journey

5 h 40 m

Average

6 h 4 m

Buses per day

10

Distance

393 km

Of the 10 buses that leave Lyon for Paris every day 10 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 393 km distance in an average of 6 h 4 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 5 h 40 m .

The slowest buses will take 6 h 46 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

05:10PMLyon, Gare Perrache5h40 10:50PMParis, Quai de Bercy
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$111One-way
11:50PMLyon, Gare Perrache5h40 05:30AMParis, Quai de Bercy
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$161One-way
05:00AMLyon5h45 10:45AMParis
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$451One-way
05:00AMLyon5h45 10:45AMParis
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$991One-way
12:25AMLyon, Gare Perrache6h00 06:25AMParis, Quai de Bercy
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$201One-way

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Overview: Bus from Lyon to Paris

distanceDistance244 miles (393 km)
durationAverage bus duration5 h 30 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$10 (€8)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersFlixbus, Ouibus, Isilines, BlaBlaCar, Eurolines France, Eurolines Switzerland, Infobus or BlaBlaCar Bus

Buses from Lyon to Paris cover the 244 miles (393 km) long journey taking on average 5 h 30 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, Ouibus, Isilines, BlaBlaCar, Eurolines France, Eurolines Switzerland, Infobus or BlaBlaCar Bus. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $10 (€8), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $10 (€8). Travelers depart most frequently from Lyon Part Dieu and arrive in Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine).

Bus providers: FlixBus from Lyon to Paris

Travel from Lyon to Paris from $10 (€8) with Omio’s bus partners FlixBus! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular trip for you.

FlixBus

FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost bus companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance bus at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

  • Average Price: $10

FlixBus has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your FlixBus tickets between Lyon and Paris and when traveling by bus:

  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • All bookings can be canceled up to 15 minutes before departure (a fee may apply).
  • Cancellations made 30 days before departure are free of charge.
  • Canceled tickets are refunded as a voucher, which is valid for 12 months, and is the value of the original booking (minus a cancellation fee, if applicable).
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Buses from Lyon to Paris: Journey Details

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.

Taking the Bus from Lyon

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.

Getting into Paris by Bus

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.

Travel Tips: Bus to Paris from Lyon

Take the bus to Paris easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Lyon to Paris.
FAQs

What is the price of the cheapest bus from Lyon to Paris?

Omio customers have found cheap bus tickets to Paris from Lyon for as low as $10 (€8)  for the next 7 days.

How much is a bus ticket between Lyon and Paris?

If you’re looking to book your bus tickets in the next week, you can expect the Lyon to Paris bus price to come in at an average of $10 (€8)  one way.

How far is Paris from Lyon by bus?

The distance between Lyon and Paris by bus is approximately 244 miles (393 km).

How long is the bus between Lyon and Paris?

On average the Lyon to Paris bus time is 5 h 30 min  covering the 244 miles (393 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

What bus station in Lyon goes to Paris? What bus station do I come into Paris from Lyon?

Some of the Lyon bus stations to Paris you can start your journey from include Lyon, Gare Perrache, Lyon, Dardilly and Lyon, Lyon Perrache. Similarly, some of the arrival bus stations in Paris include Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine), Paris, Place du Pantheon (Bibliothèque Sainte-Geneviève) and Paris, La Défense.

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Lyon Part Dieu   and arriving in Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine).

Where is the departure bus station in Lyon located? Where is the arrival bus station in Paris located?

Passengers board the bus most frequently from Lyon Part Dieu, which is located around 1.1 miles (1.8 km) away from the city center, and they get off the bus at Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine), located 1.8 miles (2.9 km) away from the city center.

Which bus providers can get me from Lyon to Paris?

When taking a bus from Lyon to Paris, you can count on Flixbus, Ouibus, Isilines, BlaBlaCar, Eurolines France, Eurolines Switzerland, Infobus or BlaBlaCar Bus for the best way to get you to Paris. You can also check all possible bus companies who offer a service to Paris from Lyon and compare the amenities they offer before buying a bus ticket.

Can I find a direct bus from Lyon to Paris?

Yes, there are direct buses from Lyon to Paris, and you can find a direct bus for this route with Flixbus, Alsa, BlaBlaCar, Eurolines Switzerland or BlaBlaCar Bus  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you book your bus ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.

When is the earliest bus from Lyon to Paris? When is the last bus from Lyon to Paris?

You can take the earliest bus from Lyon to Paris at 5: 25 AM   or take the last bus from Lyon to Paris leaving at 11: 25 PM. Look for the latest Lyon to Paris bus schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the bus for this route.

How early should I buy bus tickets from Lyon to Paris to score the best deals?

If you buy the Lyon to Paris bus within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $10 (€8). However, booking your bus ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for buses from Lyon to Paris. Look out for bus tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.