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Paris to Lyon

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07:15Paris5h55 13:10Lyon, Gare Perrache
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08:00Paris6h50 14:50Lyon, Gare Perrache
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12:15Paris6h35 18:50Lyon, Gare Perrache
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12:20Paris10h00 22:20Lyon, Gare Perrache
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12:25Paris9h55 22:20Lyon, Gare Perrache
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14:30Paris, Gare Routière Galliéni6h45 21:15Lyon, Gare Perrache
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14:50Paris8h00 22:50Lyon, Gare Perrache
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16:10Paris7h30 23:40Lyon, Gare Perrache
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16:30Paris6h30 23:00Lyon, Gare Perrache
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17:00Paris, Gare Routière Galliéni6h59 23:59Lyon, Gare Perrache
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17:00Paris6h30 23:30Lyon
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17:10Paris6h30 23:40Lyon, Gare Perrache
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17:50Paris5h50 23:40Lyon, Gare Perrache
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19:00Paris11h50 06:50Lyon, Gare Perrache
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21:20Paris6h00 03:20Lyon, Gare Perrache
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22:45Paris6h00 04:45Lyon, Gare Perrache
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23:00Paris5h50 04:50Lyon, Gare Perrache
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23:15Paris10h15 09:30Lyon, Gare Perrache
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23:20Paris5h55 05:15Lyon, Gare Perrache
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23:50Paris6h45 06:35Lyon, Gare Perrache
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The fastest buses

from Paris
to Lyon

Showing times and prices for Sep 21

Fastest Journey

5 h 50 m

Average

7 h 16 m

Buses per day

22

Distance

393 km

Of the 22 bus that leave Paris for Lyon every day 17 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct bus cover the 393 km distance in an average of 7 h 16 m but if you time it right, some bus will get you there in just 5 h 50 m .

The slowest bus will take 11 h 50 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.

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23:00Paris5h50 04:50Lyon, Gare Perrache
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$191One-way
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17:50Paris5h50 23:40Lyon, Gare Perrache
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$191One-way
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23:20Paris5h55 05:15Lyon, Gare Perrache
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$191One-way
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07:15Paris5h55 13:10Lyon, Gare Perrache
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$321One-way
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22:45Paris6h00 04:45Lyon, Gare Perrache
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$241One-way

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Prices across different modes

Train
Bus
Flight
Fri
Sep 20
$52SNCF | TGV INOUI
$17Bla Bla Bus
$205Air France
Sat
Sep 21
$74SNCF | TGV INOUI
$17Bla Bla Bus
$139British Airways
Sun
Sep 22
$52SNCF | TGV INOUI
$22Bla Bla Bus
$138HOP!
Mon
Sep 23
$52SNCF | TGV INOUI
$17Bla Bla Bus
$140Air France
Tue
Sep 24
$52SNCF | TGV INOUI
$17Bla Bla Bus
$140Air France
Wed
Sep 25
$52SNCF | TGV INOUI
$6Bla Bla Bus
$140Air France
Thu
Sep 26
$52SNCF | TGV INOUI
$6Bla Bla Bus
$108Vueling
Fri
Sep 27
$52SNCF | TGV INOUI
$17Bla Bla Bus
$140Air France
Sat
Sep 28
$52SNCF | TGV INOUI
$6Bla Bla Bus
$139British Airways
Sun
Sep 29
$52SNCF | TGV INOUI
$17Bla Bla Bus
$138HOP!
Mon
Sep 30
$52SNCF | TGV INOUI
$6Bla Bla Bus
$140Air France
Tue
Oct 1
$52SNCF | TGV INOUI
$6Bla Bla Bus
$140Air France
Wed
Oct 2
$52SNCF | TGV INOUI
$1Bla Bla Bus
$140Air France
Thu
Oct 3
$52SNCF | TGV INOUI
$6Bla Bla Bus
$120Vueling
Fri
Oct 4
$52SNCF | TGV INOUI
$17Bla Bla Bus
$140Air France
Sat
Oct 5
$52SNCF | TGV INOUI
$1Bla Bla Bus
$441Air Algerie
Sun
Oct 6
$52SNCF | TGV INOUI
$17Bla Bla Bus
$138HOP!
Mon
Oct 7
$52SNCF | TGV INOUI
$6Bla Bla Bus
$140Air France
Tue
Oct 8
$44SNCF | TGV INOUI
$1Bla Bla Bus
$140Air France
Wed
Oct 9
$44SNCF | TGV INOUI
$1Bla Bla Bus
$134Iberia Express
Thu
Oct 10
$52SNCF | TGV INOUI
$6Bla Bla Bus
$102Vueling

The cheapest buses

from Paris
to Lyon

Showing times and prices for Sep 21

Cheapest

$19

Average

$27

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

The average ticket from Paris to Lyon will cost around $ 27 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 19.

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23:20Paris5h55 05:15Lyon, Gare Perrache
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$191One-way
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15:35Paris6h45 22:20Lyon, Gare Perrache
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16:30Paris6h30 23:00Lyon, Gare Perrache
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15:50Paris7h00 22:50Lyon, Gare Perrache
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$191One-way
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17:00Paris6h30 23:30Lyon
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Journey Summary

Paris to Lyon Bus Information

Avg. Bus Duration:
6 hours 26 minutes
Coach Ticket Price: $8
Buses depart from:Paris
Bus arrives in:Lyon
Distance:393 km
BusBus Companies:Flixbus, Bla Bla Bus

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.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
Paris
Lyon
BusGare Paris Bercy

Amenities

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BusParis Gallieni Porte Bagnolet

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