Trains from Lyon to Paris

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The cheapest trains

from Lyon
to Paris

Showing times and prices for Sep 21

Cheapest

$52

Average

$75

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 Lyon to Paris will cost around $ 75 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 52.

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19:04Lyon Part Dieu1h57 21:01Paris Gare de Lyon
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$521One-way
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20:34Lyon Part Dieu2h21 22:55Paris Gare de Lyon
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$521One-way
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15:04Lyon Part Dieu1h57 17:01Paris Gare de Lyon
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$601One-way
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18:04Lyon Part Dieu2h03 20:07Paris Gare de Lyon
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$601One-way
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16:04Lyon Part Dieu2h03 18:07Paris Gare de Lyon
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$601One-way

Train Times

Lyon to Paris

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07:04Lyon Part Dieu2h04 09:08Paris Gare de Lyon
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07:34Lyon Part Dieu2h00 09:34Paris Gare de Lyon
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08:04Lyon Part Dieu2h11 10:15Paris Gare de Lyon
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09:04Lyon Part Dieu1h57 11:01Paris Gare de Lyon
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10:04Lyon Part Dieu2h14 12:18Paris Gare de Lyon
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11:04Lyon Part Dieu1h57 13:01Paris Gare de Lyon
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12:04Lyon Part Dieu1h57 14:01Paris Gare de Lyon
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13:04Lyon Part Dieu1h57 15:01Paris Gare de Lyon
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14:04Lyon Part Dieu2h03 16:07Paris Gare de Lyon
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15:04Lyon Part Dieu1h57 17:01Paris Gare de Lyon
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16:04Lyon Part Dieu2h03 18:07Paris Gare de Lyon
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17:04Lyon Part Dieu1h57 19:01Paris Gare de Lyon
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18:04Lyon Part Dieu2h03 20:07Paris Gare de Lyon
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19:04Lyon Part Dieu1h57 21:01Paris Gare de Lyon
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20:34Lyon Part Dieu2h21 22:55Paris Gare de Lyon
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Prices across different modes

Train
Bus
Flight
Fri
Sep 20
$52SNCF | TGV INOUI
$29Flixbus
$132Air France
Sat
Sep 21
$52SNCF | TGV INOUI
$17Eurolines Switzerland
$128Iberia Express
Sun
Sep 22
$52SNCF | TGV INOUI
$17Flixbus
$132Air France
Mon
Sep 23
$52SNCF | TGV INOUI
$17Eurolines Switzerland
$132Air France
Tue
Sep 24
$52SNCF | TGV INOUI
$6Flixbus
$128Air Nostrum
Wed
Sep 25
$52SNCF | TGV INOUI
$6Flixbus
$128Iberia Express
Thu
Sep 26
$52SNCF | TGV INOUI
$6Flixbus
$132Air France
Fri
Sep 27
$52SNCF | TGV INOUI
$17Flixbus
$132Air France
Sat
Sep 28
$52SNCF | TGV INOUI
$6Flixbus
$128Iberia Express
Sun
Sep 29
$52SNCF | TGV INOUI
$17Flixbus
$132Air France
Mon
Sep 30
$52SNCF | TGV INOUI
$6Flixbus
$132Air France
Tue
Oct 1
$52SNCF | TGV INOUI
$6Flixbus
$128Air Nostrum
Wed
Oct 2
$52SNCF | TGV INOUI
$6Flixbus
$132Air France
Thu
Oct 3
$52SNCF | TGV INOUI
$6Flixbus
$132Air France
Fri
Oct 4
$52SNCF | TGV INOUI
$17Eurolines Switzerland
$132Air France
Sat
Oct 5
$52SNCF | TGV INOUI
$1Flixbus
$128Iberia Express
Sun
Oct 6
$52SNCF | TGV INOUI
$6Bla Bla Bus
$128Iberia Express
Mon
Oct 7
$52SNCF | TGV INOUI
$6Flixbus
$132Air France
Tue
Oct 8
$36SNCF | TGV INOUI
$6Flixbus
$132Air France
Wed
Oct 9
$44SNCF | TGV INOUI
$6Flixbus
$128Iberia Express
Thu
Oct 10
$44SNCF | TGV INOUI
$6Flixbus
$132Air France

The fastest trains

from Lyon
to Paris

Showing times and prices for Sep 21

Fastest Journey

1 h 57 m

Average

2 h 2 m

Trains per day

15

Distance

393 km

Of the 15 train that leave Lyon for Paris every day 15 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

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

The slowest train will take 2 h 21 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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15:04Lyon Part Dieu1h57 17:01Paris Gare de Lyon
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$601One-way
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19:04Lyon Part Dieu1h57 21:01Paris Gare de Lyon
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$521One-way
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12:04Lyon Part Dieu1h57 14:01Paris Gare de Lyon
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$841One-way
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11:04Lyon Part Dieu1h57 13:01Paris Gare de Lyon
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$841One-way
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13:04Lyon Part Dieu1h57 15:01Paris Gare de Lyon
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$741One-way

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Journey Summary

Lyon to Paris Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:
2 hours 12 minutes
Train Ticket Price: $45
Trains depart from:Lyon
Trains arrive in:Paris
Distance:393 km
TrainTrain Companies:SNCF | TER, 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.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
Lyon
Paris
TrainLyon Part Dieu

Amenities

Refreshments
TrainLyon-Perrache

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