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Timetable Paris to Lyon

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08:30PMParis20h35 05:05PMLyon, Gare Perrache
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The fastest buses from Paris to Lyon

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Fastest Journey

20 h 35 m

Average

20 h 35 m

Buses per day

1

Distance

393 km

It's difficult to get from Paris to Lyon without transferring at least once.

08:30PMParis20h35 05:05PMLyon, Gare Perrache
1 changes
$581One-way

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Jun 14
$58SNCF | TGV INOUI
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Jun 15
$58SNCF | TGV INOUI
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$225Air France
Wed
Jun 16
$58SNCF | TGV INOUI
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$202Air France
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Jun 17
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Jun 18
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Jun 19
$58SNCF | TGV INOUI
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Jun 20
$58SNCF | TGV INOUI
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$172Air France
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Jun 21
$58SNCF | TGV INOUI
$10Flixbus
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Jun 22
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$10Flixbus
$152Air France
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Jun 23
$49SNCF | TGV INOUI
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$152Air France
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Jun 24
$49SNCF | TGV INOUI
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$152Air France
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Jun 25
$58SNCF | TGV INOUI
$10Flixbus
$189Air France
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Jun 26
$58SNCF | TGV INOUI
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$134Air France
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Jun 28
$58SNCF | TGV INOUI
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$152Air France
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Jun 29
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$152Air France
Wed
Jun 30
$40SNCF | TGV INOUI
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$152Air France
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Jul 1
$49SNCF | TGV INOUI
$10Flixbus
$152Air France
Fri
Jul 2
$49SNCF | TGV INOUI
$10Flixbus
$152Air France
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Jul 3
$58SNCF | TGV INOUI
$10Flixbus
$147Air France
Sun
Jul 4
$58SNCF | TGV INOUI
$10Flixbus
$152Air France

The cheapest buses from Paris to Lyon

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Cheapest

$58

Average

$58

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 Paris to Lyon will cost around $ 58 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 58.

08:30PMParis20h35 05:05PMLyon, Gare Perrache
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$581One-way

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Journey Summary

Paris to Lyon Bus Information

Avg. Bus Duration
6 hours 48 minutes
Coach Ticket Price: $12
Buses depart from:Paris
Bus arrives in:Lyon
Distance:393 km
Bus Companies:Flixbus, BlaBlaCar Bus
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Paris to Lyon with FlixBus

Find the best buses from Paris to Lyon with Omio's travel partners FlixBus from $10 (€8). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

FlixBus

Flixbus is one of Europe's biggest bus companies which was created in Germany and offers bus services around Europe and US. Flixbus offers only one ticket type called Standard for your upcoming bus trip between Paris and Lyon.

Omio helps you find the perfect Paris - Lyon bus with FlixBus. Whether you are searching for the fastest, earliest or cheapest bus between Paris and Lyon, Omio shows you FlixBus’s current bus schedules, tickets, prices and other travel information (such as baggage allowance and amenities onboard) to help you find the best bus ticket for your upcoming Paris to Lyon journey. You can expect to travel around 244 miles (393 km) from Paris to Lyon on a bus with FlixBus. Once you are ready, buy your one-way FlixBus tickets from Paris to Lyon starting as low as $10 (€8) if you book in advance. If you use the Omio app to book your ticket, you can check straight away to see if it's a mobile ticket so that you can go paperless when traveling by bus instead of purchasing tickets at the bus station in person. So, book your tickets with ease and comfort online and enjoy a smooth journey with FlixBus!

These are FlixBus' ticket policies for COVID-19 for the bus from Paris to Lyon:

  • 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 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.

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Buses from Paris to Lyon
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
How much do cheap buses to Lyon from Paris cost?
Omio customers have found cheap bus tickets to Lyon from Paris for as low as $10 (€8)  for the next 7 days.
How much is a bus ticket from Paris to Lyon?
The Paris to Lyon bus ticket price is on average $12 (€10)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this trip in the next week.
How many miles is it from Paris to Lyon by bus?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance between Paris and Lyon by bus to be approximately 244 miles (393 km).
How long is the bus between Paris and Lyon?
While the time it takes to travel 244 miles (393 km) to Lyon from Paris can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Paris to Lyon bus journey time is on average 5 h 30 min.
What is the departure bus station in Paris and arrival bus station in Lyon?

There are a few bus stations in Paris to start your route from including Paris, Quai de Bercy (Parking Saemes Bercy Autocars), Paris, Pl. Du Panthéon and Paris, Paris (Bercy Seine). In Lyon you have a few bus station options to choose from for your arrival including Lyon, Gare Perrache, Lyon, Gare Routière de Perrache and Lyon, Dardilly.

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

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

You can find the most popular departure bus station for this route, Paris Gare de Lyon, located approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center of Paris. The most popular arrival bus station in Lyon, called Lyon, Gare Perrache, is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from its city center.

Which bus providers can get me from Paris to Lyon?
When taking a bus from Paris to Lyon, you can count on Flixbus, Ouibus, Bla Bla Bus, Bla Bla Car, Eurolines France or Infobus for the best way to get you to Lyon. You can also check all possible bus companies who offer a service to Lyon from Paris and compare the amenities they offer before buying a bus ticket.
Are there any nonstop bus services from Paris to Lyon?
Yes, you can look for direct buses from Paris to Lyon with Flixbus, BlaBlaCar or BlaBlaCar Bus  without needing to transfer at another stop in between. Taking a direct bus tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this journey.
What are the first and last departure bus times from Paris to Lyon?
The first Paris to Lyon bus departs at 6: 40 AM   and the last bus from Paris to Lyon leaves at 10: 30 PM. Check out the most up-to-date bus schedule from Paris to Lyon on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How far in advance should I purchase bus tickets from Paris to Lyon for the best deals?
If you purchase the Paris to Lyon bus within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $12 (€10). However, booking your bus ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for buses from Paris to Lyon. 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.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Paris
Lyon
Gare Paris Bercy
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Paris Gallieni Porte Bagnolet
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Refreshments
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines 3