Paris to Lyon bus

Cheap bus tickets from Paris to Lyon

Showing times and prices for Dec 05

Cheapest

17

Average

25

The best way to find a cheap bus ticket from Paris to Lyon is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
08:00PMParis, Quai de Bercy5h30 01:30AMLyon, Gare Perrache
0 transfers
171One-way
2nd Cheapest
05:35PMParis7h55 01:30AMLyon, Gare Perrache
1 transfer
221One-way
06:45PMParis, Quai de Bercy5h30 12:15AMLyon, Gare Perrache
0 transfers
251One-way
11:20PMParis, Quai de Bercy5h55 05:15AMLyon, Gare Perrache
0 transfers
251One-way
12:15PMParis, Quai de Bercy6h35 06:50PMLyon, Gare Perrache
0 transfers
251One-way

Bus schedule from Paris to Lyon

Showing buses for tomorrow, Monday, December 5
06:40AMParis8h10 02:50PMLyon, Gare Perrache
1 transfer
09:00AMParis, Quai de Bercy5h50 02:50PMLyon, Gare Perrache
0 transfers
12:15PMParis, Quai de Bercy6h35 06:50PMLyon, Gare Perrache
0 transfers
02:00PMParis10h15 12:15AMLyon, Gare Perrache
1 transfer
05:35PMParis7h55 01:30AMLyon, Gare Perrache
1 transfer
06:45PMParis, Quai de Bercy5h30 12:15AMLyon, Gare Perrache
0 transfers
08:00PMParis, Quai de Bercy5h30 01:30AMLyon, Gare Perrache
0 transfers
08:10PMParis9h05 05:15AMLyon, Gare Perrache
1 transfer
10:30PMParis6h00 04:30AMLyon
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11:20PMParis, Quai de Bercy5h55 05:15AMLyon, Gare Perrache
0 transfers

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Bus times from Paris to Lyon

Showing times and prices for Dec 05

Fastest Journey

5 h 30 m

Average

7 h 4 m

Buses per day

10

Distance

393 km

Of the 10 buses that leave Paris for Lyon every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

06:45PMParis, Quai de Bercy5h30 12:15AMLyon, Gare Perrache
0 transfers
251One-way
08:00PMParis, Quai de Bercy5h30 01:30AMLyon, Gare Perrache
0 transfers
171One-way
09:00AMParis, Quai de Bercy5h50 02:50PMLyon, Gare Perrache
0 transfers
251One-way
11:20PMParis, Quai de Bercy5h55 05:15AMLyon, Gare Perrache
0 transfers
251One-way
10:30PMParis6h00 04:30AMLyon
0 transfers
251One-way

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Overview: Bus from Paris to Lyon

distanceDistance244 miles (393 km)
durationAverage bus duration5 h 30 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$27 (€24)
frequencyBus frequency10 a day
changesDirect busYes, there are 10 direct buses a day
carriersBus providersInfobus, BlaBlaCar, Movelia, Eurolines Switzerland, Alsa, Ouibus, SNCF | Autocar, BlaBlaCar Bus, Eurolines France or Flixbus

Buses from Paris to Lyon cover the 244 miles (393 km) long trip taking on average 5 h 30 min with our travel partners like Infobus, BlaBlaCar, Movelia, Eurolines Switzerland, Alsa, Ouibus, SNCF | Autocar, BlaBlaCar Bus, Eurolines France or Flixbus. Normally, there are 10 buses operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this trip for as low as $19 (€17), but the average price of bus tickets is $27 (€24). Travelers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Lyon, Gare Perrache.

Bus providers: Alsa, FlixBus and BlaBlaCar Bus from Paris to Lyon

Travel between Paris and Lyon from $19 (€17) with Omio’s bus partners Alsa, FlixBus and BlaBlaCar Bus! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable trip for you.

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BlaBlaCar Bus

Alsa is the main provider of bus travel in Spain. As a subsidiary of the UK bus company National Express, Alsa offers a plethora of regional, national and international routes and transports more than 300 million passengers per year. Alsa has an impressive fleet of buses with different levels of comfort and amenities on offer. Aside from the Alsa Normal bus with free WiFi, bathrooms, footrests and entertainment on board, the Alsa Supra, Alsa Eurobus and Alsa Premium buses provide more luxurious services when traveling by road, depending on the specific route. Apart from the Standard ticket, Alsa offers other bus tickets like Minimum, Reduced and Flexible fares on select routes.

    FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost bus companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance bus services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

    Paris to Lyon bus information with FlixBus:

    • Average Duration: 5 h 45 min
    • Average Price: $67
    • FlixBus frequency: 7 a day

    BlaBlaCar Bus (formerly known as Ouibus or iDBUS) is a popular French bus company from France operating long-distance services in 10 countries in Europe and connecting over 300 destinations. It is a subsidiary of the French carpooling service, BlaBlaCar. Standard amenities on BlaBlaCar Bus include toilets, air conditioning, USB and power outlets for charging phones, tablets and laptops during long bus journeys, extra legroom and adjustable seats. There is also free Wi-Fi available on select routes. The only ticket type from BlaBlaCar Bus is the Standard ticket, which allows each traveler to bring one carry-on bag and up to two checked bags.

    Paris to Lyon bus information with BlaBlaCar Bus:

    • Average Duration: 5 h 59 min
    • Average Price: $19
    • BlaBlaCar Bus frequency: 3 a day

    Buses from Paris to Lyon

    Across the country, bus travel in France is becoming a great alternative to train travel. Eurolines, Flixbus, and Ouibus operate Paris to Lyon buses. Most direct buses from Paris to Lyon take approximately 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.

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    Paris to Lyon Bus Cost

    Average prices for buses from Paris to Lyon when you book in advance

    Booking Period

    Average Price

    Same Day

    €18

    1 Day in Advance

    €18

    1 Week in Advance

    €14

    2 Weeks in Advance

    €12

    1 Month in Advance

    €9

    3 Months in Advance

    €8

    Paris to Lyon Buses: General Information


    While taking a bus is slower than both the bus and train it is significantly cheaper and can take as little as 5:15 h to arrive in Lyon.

    • autobus Most Paris to Lyon buses are run by either Flixbus, Eurolines, and Ouibus.
    • autobus Most buses are direct, depart from either Paris' Porte Maillot, Gare Routière Galliéni, or Quai de Bercy bus station and arrive at either Lyon's Gare Sncf Part Dieu or Gare Lyon-Perrache.
    • autobus Traveling from Paris to Lyon by bus takes as little as 5 hours and 15 minutes.
    • autobus Most travelers book their Paris to Lyon bus ticket 1 day in advance of the travel date.




    Based on Omio's travel data, as the table above clearly illustrates, ticket prices on Paris to Lyon buses decrease the further they are booked in advance:

    • It is 22% cheaper to book an Paris to Lyon bus ticket 1 week in advance as opposed to the day you intend to travel.
    • Paris to Lyon bus tickets are 33% cheaper on average when booked 1 month in advance as opposed to purchasing a bus ticket the day of.

    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 known as the Noctilien and taxis are available outside the bus station.

    Travel Tips: Bus to Lyon from Paris

    Travel Tips: Take the bus to Lyon 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 Paris to Lyon.
    FAQs
    Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest bus between Paris and Lyon for the next 7 days starting from $19 (€17)  one way.
    In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $27 (€24)  for a bus ticket from Paris to Lyon.
    The bus distance from Paris to Lyon is around 244 miles (393 km).
    While the time it takes to travel 244 miles (393 km) from Paris to Lyon can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Paris to Lyon bus journey time is on average 5 h 30 min.

    There are a few bus stations in Paris to start your journey from including Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine), Paris, Place du Pantheon (Bibliothèque Sainte-Geneviève) and Paris, Cours-la-Reine. In Lyon you have a few bus station options to choose from for your arrival including Lyon, Gare Perrache, Lyon, Gare Part-Dieu and Lyon, Dardilly.

    Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon   and arrive in Lyon, Gare Perrache.

    You can find the most popular departure bus station for this journey, Paris Gare de Lyon, located approximately 1.7 miles (2.7 km) from the city center of Paris. The most popular arrival bus station in Lyon, called Lyon, Gare Perrache, is located around 1.9 miles (3.1 km) away from its city center.

    When taking a bus from Paris to Lyon, you can count on Infobus, BlaBlaCar, Movelia, Eurolines Switzerland, Alsa, Ouibus, SNCF | Autocar, BlaBlaCar Bus, Eurolines France or Flixbus for the best way to get you to Lyon. You can also check all possible bus companies who offer a service from Paris to Lyon and compare the amenities they offer before buying a bus ticket.
    Yes, there are 10 direct buses to Lyon from Paris per day with Flixbus, Alsa, BlaBlaCar or BlaBlaCar Bus  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you purchase your bus ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time traveling to your destination.
    On average, there are 10 buses a day from Paris to Lyon. The bus times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    The earliest bus departing from Paris to Lyon leaves at 10: 20 PM. The last bus departing from Paris to Lyon leaves at 10: 20 PM. You can find the latest Paris to Lyon bus schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
    In general, we recommend booking tickets for buses in advance to score the best deals from all possible bus companies offering this journey and save money. If you book bus tickets to Lyon from Paris within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $27 (€24) one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your bus ticket from Paris to Lyon a few months in advance.

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