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The cheapest Trains

from Lyon
to Paris

Cheapest

$52

Average

$101

Showing times and prices for May 28

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 Lyon to Paris will cost around $ 101 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 52.

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21:04Lyon Part Dieu2h 3m 23:07Paris Gare de Lyon
$52
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$521One-way
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13:16Lyon Part Dieu5h 8m 18:24Gare de Paris Bercy
$76
1One-way
$761One-way
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15:16Lyon Part Dieu5h 8m 20:24Gare de Paris Bercy
$76
1One-way
$761One-way
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17:16Lyon Part Dieu5h 11m 22:27Gare de Paris Bercy
$76
1One-way
$761One-way
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11:16Lyon Part Dieu5h 21m 16:37Gare de Paris Bercy
$76
1One-way
$761One-way

Train Times

Lyon to Paris

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06:04Lyon Part Dieu2h1008:14Paris Gare de Lyon
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06:34Lyon Part Dieu1h5708:31Paris Gare de Lyon
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06:51Lyon Part Dieu1h5808:49Paris Gare de Lyon
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07:04Lyon Part Dieu1h5709:01Paris Gare de Lyon
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07:34Lyon Part Dieu2h009:34Paris Gare de Lyon
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08:04Lyon Part Dieu2h1110:15Paris Gare de Lyon
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09:04Lyon Part Dieu1h5711:01Paris Gare de Lyon
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10:04Lyon Part Dieu2h1412:18Paris Gare de Lyon
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11:04Lyon Part Dieu1h5713:01Paris Gare de Lyon
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11:16Lyon Part Dieu5h2116:37Gare de Paris Bercy
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11:34Lyon Part Dieu1h5713:31Paris Gare de Lyon
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13:04Lyon Part Dieu1h5715:01Paris Gare de Lyon
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13:16Lyon Part Dieu5h818:24Gare de Paris Bercy
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14:04Lyon Part Dieu2h416:08Paris Gare de Lyon
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15:04Lyon Part Dieu1h5717:01Paris Gare de Lyon
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15:16Lyon Part Dieu5h820:24Gare de Paris Bercy
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16:04Lyon Part Dieu2h1018:14Paris Gare de Lyon
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16:34Lyon Part Dieu1h5818:32Paris Gare de Lyon
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17:04Lyon Part Dieu1h5719:01Paris Gare de Lyon
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17:16Lyon Part Dieu5h1122:27Gare de Paris Bercy
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17:34Lyon Part Dieu1h5719:31Paris Gare de Lyon
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18:04Lyon Part Dieu2h420:08Paris Gare de Lyon
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18:34Lyon Part Dieu1h5720:31Paris Gare de Lyon
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19:04Lyon Part Dieu1h5821:02Paris Gare de Lyon
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19:16Lyon Part Dieu2h5522:11Paris Gare de Lyon
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20:34Lyon Part Dieu1h5722:31Paris Gare de Lyon
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21:04Lyon Part Dieu2h323:07Paris Gare de Lyon
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Prices across different modes

Train
Bus
Flight
Mon
May 27
$65SNCF | TGV INOUI
$22Flixbus
$505chalair
Tue
May 28
$52SNCF | TGV INOUI
$17Flixbus
$143Air France
Wed
May 29
$56SNCF | TGV INOUI
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$133Air France
Thu
May 30
$61SNCF | TGV INOUI
$17Ouibus
$133Air France
Fri
May 31
$61SNCF | TGV INOUI
$17Ouibus
$133Air France
Sat
Jun 1
$65SNCF | TGV INOUI
$22Ouibus
$143Air France
Sun
Jun 2
$76SNCF | TER
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$133Air France
Mon
Jun 3
$76SNCF | TER
$22Eurolines Switzerland
$202Vueling
Tue
Jun 4
$52SNCF | TGV INOUI
$17Eurolines Switzerland
$203Air Algerie
Wed
Jun 5
$52SNCF | TGV INOUI
$17Flixbus
$133Air France
Thu
Jun 6
$52SNCF | TGV INOUI
$17Ouibus
$133Air France
Fri
Jun 7
$65SNCF | TGV INOUI
$22Ouibus
$133Air France
Sat
Jun 8
$52SNCF | TGV INOUI
$17Flixbus
$237Air Corsica
Sun
Jun 9
$52SNCF | TGV INOUI
$17Ouibus
$133Air France
Mon
Jun 10
$76SNCF | TER
$22Flixbus
$249Vueling
Tue
Jun 11
$52SNCF | TGV INOUI
$17Eurolines Switzerland
$133Air France
Wed
Jun 12
$52SNCF | TGV INOUI
$6Flixbus
$133Air France
Thu
Jun 13
$52SNCF | TGV INOUI
$6Flixbus
$124Vueling
Fri
Jun 14
$52SNCF | TGV INOUI
$6Ouibus
$133Air France
Sat
Jun 15
$52SNCF | TGV INOUI
$6Flixbus
$136HOP!
Sun
Jun 16
$52SNCF | TGV INOUI
$6Ouibus
$133Air France

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The fastest trains

from Lyon
to Paris

Fastest Journey

1h 57m

Average

2h 31m

train per day

27

Distance

393 km

Showing times and prices for May 28

Of the 27 trains that leave Lyon for Paris every day 26 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 393 km distance in an average of 2h 31m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 1h 57m .

The slowest trains will take 5h 21m 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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17:04Lyon Part Dieu1h 57m 19:01Paris Gare de Lyon
$113
1One-way
$1131One-way
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09:04Lyon Part Dieu1h 57m 11:01Paris Gare de Lyon
$113
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$1131One-way
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06:34Lyon Part Dieu1h 57m 08:31Paris Gare de Lyon
$113
1One-way
$1131One-way
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20:34Lyon Part Dieu1h 57m 22:31Paris Gare de Lyon
$88
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$881One-way
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13:04Lyon Part Dieu1h 57m 15:01Paris Gare de Lyon
$97
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$971One-way
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Journey Summary

Lyon to Paris Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:
2 hours 18 minutes
Train Ticket Price: $53
Trains depart from:Lyon
Trains arrive in:Paris
Distance:393 km
TrainTrain Companies:SNCF | TER, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI

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.

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Best fares for trains from Lyon to Paris

This Weekend
This month
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Fri, May 31
Train
SNCF | TGV INOUI
05:041h 57m07:01
LyonParis
Sat, Jun 1
Train
SNCF | TGV INOUI
05:342h07:34
LyonParis
Fastest Trains from Lyon to Paris
Fri, May 31
Train
SNCF | TGV INOUI
05:041h 57m07:01
LyonParis
Sat, Jun 8
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SNCF | TGV INOUI
17:041h 57m19:01
LyonParis
Sat, Jun 15
Train
SNCF | TGV INOUI
15:041h 57m17:01
LyonParis
Return Train Tickets for Paris to Lyon
Wed, May 29
Train
SNCF | TGV INOUI
03:502h 6m05:56
ParisLyon
Thu, May 30
Train
SNCF | TER
15:335h 11m20:44
ParisLyon
Fri, May 31
Train
SNCF | TGV INOUI
07:591h 57m09:56
ParisLyon
Stations
Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
Lyon
Paris
TrainLyon Part Dieu

Amenities

Refreshments
TrainLyon-Perrache

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