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Train Information to Paris from Lyon

distanceDistance244 miles (393 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 59 min
priceAverage train ticket price$70 (€57)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersSNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TER, SNCF | TER, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | Intercités or SNCF | Intercités

Trains from Lyon to Paris cover the 244 miles (393 km) long route taking on average 1 h 59 min with our travel partners like SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TER, SNCF | TER, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | Intercités or SNCF | Intercités. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $70 (€57), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $47 (€38). Travelers depart most frequently from Lyon Part Dieu and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.

Trains from Lyon to Paris

Trains in France are a convenient way to travel between cities, with SNCF offering domestic and international train routes. Direct trains from Lyon to Paris depart from Lyon Part Dieu and take approximately two hours on SNCF's high-speed TGV service. The first train departs Lyon in the early morning with trains then leaving at least once per hour until mid-evening. On weekends, the first train departs slightly later with services running every hour or two until the early evening.

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Lyon to Paris Train Cost

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

Booking Period

Average Price

Same Day

€97

1 Day in Advance

€97

1 Week in Advance

€75

2 Weeks in Advance

€71

1 Month in Advance

€66

3 Months in Advance

€61

Lyon to Paris Trains: General Information


Travelers can offset some of cost of SNCF Lyon to Paris train tickets by planning ahead and booking tickets as far in advance as possible.


  • autobus All Lyon to Paris trains are run by SNCF.
  • autobus Most trains are direct, depart from Lyon's Part Dieu train station and arrive at either Paris' Gare du Lyon or Bercy train station.
  • autobus The Lyon to Paris train journey takes as little as 1 hour and 57 minutes to arrive in Paris.
  • autobus Most travelers book their Lyon to Paris train tickets 1 day in advance of the travel date.




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

  • It is 23% cheaper to book a Lyon to Paris train ticket 1 week in advanced as opposed to the day you intend to travel.
  • Finally, Lyon to Paris train costs are 32% cheaper when booked 1 month in advance as opposed to purchasing a train ticket the day of.

Taking the Train from Lyon

TGV services to Paris depart from Lyon Part-Dieu, the city's dedicated TGV terminus, located to the east of the city center. Lyon Part-Dieu can be accessed via the Metro Line B or via tram on the T1, T3 or T4 lines. Public transport services operate from around 5:00 a.m. until midnight, although taxis are available to the station from anywhere in Lyon 24 hours a day.

Getting into Paris by Train

Home of the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre, and the Champs-Elysses, Paris is a major global center for fashion, art, culture and gastronomy. As well as the famous landmarks, it's also worth simply wandering the well-kept streets and taking in the plethora of architecture through the ages in the famed 'City of Love'. Direct TGV trains from Lyon arrive at Paris Gare du Lyon which is located to the southeast of the city in the 12th arrondissement. Gare du Lyon is found on Lines 1 and 14 of the Paris Metro and from the station, all central areas can be reached in around ten minutes. The Paris Metro ceases operation around 1:00 a.m. and after this time taxis are available throughout the night.

Travel Tips

Trains from Lyon to Paris
Travel by train 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
How much does a cheap train from Lyon to Paris cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Lyon to Paris trains for as little as $47 (€38)  in the next 7 days.
How much is the train to Paris from Lyon on average?
The train price between Lyon and Paris is on average $70 (€57)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this route in the next 7 days.
How many miles is it from Lyon to Paris by train?
The train distance from Lyon to Paris is around 244 miles (393 km).
How long is a train from Lyon to Paris on average?
While the time it takes to travel 244 miles (393 km) to Paris from Lyon can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Lyon to Paris train journey time is on average 1 h 59 min.
When traveling by train from Lyon to Paris, which train station in Lyon do I depart from and which train station in Paris do I arrive in?

Some of the Lyon train stations to Paris you can start your journey from include Lyon Part Dieu, Lyon-Perrache and Lyon Part-Dieu Gare routière. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Paris include Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est.

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Lyon Part Dieu   and arriving in Paris Gare de Lyon.

Where do I find the Lyon train station to Paris? Where is the Paris train station?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this route, Lyon Part Dieu, located approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center of Lyon. The most popular arrival train station in Paris, called Paris Gare de Lyon, is located around 1 mile (s) / 2 km away from its city center.

What train providers offer a service to Paris from Lyon?
For the trip from Lyon to Paris you can take a train with SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TER, SNCF | TER, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | Intercités or SNCF | Intercités. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services to Paris from Lyon on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Are there any direct trains from Lyon to Paris?
Yes, there are 12 direct trains per day from Lyon to Paris. You can look to travel with SNCF | TER or SNCF | TGV INOUI  without needing to transfer at another stop in between. Taking a direct train tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this route.
How many train services per day are there between Lyon and Paris?
The average number of trains departing Lyon for Paris is 12 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When does the first train depart from Lyon to Paris? When does the last train depart from Lyon to Paris?
The earliest train for this route departs from Lyon at 5: 34 AM. The last train leaves from Lyon at 8: 04 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Lyon to Paris and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How early should I book train tickets to Paris from Lyon to score the best deals?
If you purchase a train ticket from Lyon to Paris within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $70 (€57) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets to Paris from Lyon are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.