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Prices across different modes

Train
Bus
Flight
Fri
Jul 19
$75SNCF | TGV INOUI
$58Flixbus
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Sat
Jul 20
$57SNCF | TGV INOUI
$22Ouibus
$153Air France
Sun
Jul 21
$75SNCF | TGV INOUI
$29Bla Bla Bus
$151HOP!
Mon
Jul 22
$71SNCF | TGV INOUI
$22Ouibus
$151HOP!
Tue
Jul 23
$61SNCF | TGV INOUI
$18Flixbus
$298Air Corsica
Wed
Jul 24
$53SNCF | TGV INOUI
$18Flixbus
$151HOP!
Thu
Jul 25
$53SNCF | TGV INOUI
$22Ouibus
$142Air France
Fri
Jul 26
$53SNCF | TGV INOUI
$22Flixbus
$142Air France
Sat
Jul 27
$75SNCF | TGV INOUI
$18Flixbus
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Sun
Jul 28
$57SNCF | TGV INOUI
$21Bla Bla Bus
$268Air Corsica
Mon
Jul 29
$53SNCF | TGV INOUI
$18Ouibus
$151HOP!
Tue
Jul 30
$45SNCF | TGV INOUI
$18Flixbus
$151HOP!
Wed
Jul 31
$45SNCF | TGV INOUI
$22Ouibus
$142Air France
Thu
Aug 1
$45SNCF | TGV INOUI
$22Ouibus
$140HOP!
Fri
Aug 2
$53SNCF | TGV INOUI
$29Ouibus
$151HOP!
Sat
Aug 3
$53SNCF | TGV INOUI
$22Ouibus
$140HOP!
Sun
Aug 4
$53SNCF | TGV INOUI
$21Bla Bla Bus
$140HOP!
Mon
Aug 5
$53SNCF | TGV INOUI
$18Flixbus
$140HOP!
Tue
Aug 6
$45SNCF | TGV INOUI
$18Bla Bla Bus
$140HOP!
Wed
Aug 7
$31SNCF | TGV INOUI
$18Flixbus
$140HOP!
Thu
Aug 8
$45SNCF | TGV INOUI
$18Ouibus
$151HOP!

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Journey Summary

Paris to Lyon Bus Information

Avg. Bus Duration:
7 hours 43 minutes
Coach Ticket Price: $17
Buses depart from:Paris
Bus arrives in:Lyon
Distance:393 km
BusBus Companies:Flixbus, Bla Bla Bus, Ouibus

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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Best fares for buses from Paris to Lyon

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Next Month
Sun, Jul 21
Bus
Bla Bla Bus
05:009h 15m14:15
ParisLyon
Mon, Jul 22
Bus
Ouibus
05:155h 55m11:10
ParisLyon
Tue, Jul 23
Bus
Flixbus
14:305h 35m20:05
ParisLyon
Fastest Buses from Paris to Lyon by duration
Tue, Jul 23
Bus
Flixbus
14:305h 35m20:05
ParisLyon
Wed, Jul 24
Bus
Flixbus
14:305h 35m20:05
ParisLyon
Sat, Jul 27
Bus
Flixbus
14:305h 35m20:05
ParisLyon
Return Journeys for Buses from Lyon to Paris
Sun, Jul 21
Bus
Flixbus
02:456h08:45
LyonParis
Mon, Jul 22
Bus
Flixbus
16:356h22:35
LyonParis
Tue, Jul 23
Bus
Ouibus
15:506h 5m21:55
LyonParis

Stations

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

Amenities

WC
BusParis Gallieni Porte Bagnolet

Amenities

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.
Metro lines 3

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