Cheap train tickets from Lyon to Paris

Showing times and prices for Jan 19

Cheapest

$42

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 traveling 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 $ 42.

Cheapest
08:30PMLyon Part Dieu1h55 10:25PMParis Gare de Lyon
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$421One-way
2nd Cheapest
11:28AMLyon Part Dieu1h54 01:22PMParis Gare de Lyon
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$471One-way
08:04AMLyon Part Dieu2h04 10:08AMParis Gare de Lyon
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$541One-way
09:04PMLyon Part Dieu2h04 11:08PMParis Gare de Lyon
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$541One-way
01:04PMLyon Part Dieu2h00 03:04PMParis Gare de Lyon
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$541One-way

Train schedule from Lyon to Paris

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06:04AMLyon Part Dieu2h09 08:13AMParis Gare de Lyon
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06:26AMLyon Part Dieu1h56 08:22AMParis Gare de Lyon
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06:54AMLyon Part Dieu1h56 08:50AMParis Gare de Lyon
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07:04AMLyon Part Dieu1h56 09:00AMParis Gare de Lyon
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07:04AMLyon Part Dieu1h56 09:00AMParis Gare de Lyon
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07:34AMLyon Part Dieu1h56 09:30AMParis Gare de Lyon
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08:04AMLyon Part Dieu2h04 10:08AMParis Gare de Lyon
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09:04AMLyon Part Dieu1h56 11:00AMParis Gare de Lyon
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10:04AMLyon Part Dieu2h04 12:08PMParis Gare de Lyon
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11:04AMLyon Part Dieu1h56 01:00PMParis Gare de Lyon
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11:16AMLyon Part Dieu5h17 04:33PMGare de Paris Bercy
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11:28AMLyon Part Dieu1h54 01:22PMParis Gare de Lyon
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01:04PMLyon Part Dieu2h00 03:04PMParis Gare de Lyon
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01:04PMLyon Part Dieu2h00 03:04PMParis Gare de Lyon
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01:16PMLyon Part Dieu5h11 06:27PMGare de Paris Bercy
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02:04PMLyon Part Dieu2h04 04:08PMParis Gare de Lyon
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03:04PMLyon Part Dieu1h56 05:00PMParis Gare de Lyon
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03:16PMLyon Part Dieu5h11 08:27PMGare de Paris Bercy
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04:04PMLyon Part Dieu2h04 06:08PMParis Gare de Lyon
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05:04PMLyon Part Dieu1h56 07:00PMParis Gare de Lyon
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05:16PMLyon Part Dieu5h11 10:27PMGare de Paris Bercy
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05:34PMLyon Part Dieu1h58 07:32PMParis Gare de Lyon
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06:04PMLyon Part Dieu2h04 08:08PMParis Gare de Lyon
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07:04PMLyon Part Dieu1h56 09:00PMParis Gare de Lyon
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08:04PMLyon Part Dieu1h56 10:00PMParis Gare de Lyon
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08:30PMLyon Part Dieu1h55 10:25PMParis Gare de Lyon
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09:04PMLyon Part Dieu2h04 11:08PMParis Gare de Lyon
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Wed
Jan 19
$42Trenitalia
$10Flixbus
$208Air France
Thu
Jan 20
$35Trenitalia
$10BlaBlaCar Bus
$208HOP!
Fri
Jan 21
$35Trenitalia
$10BlaBlaCar Bus
$184Air France
Sat
Jan 22
$42Trenitalia
$10BlaBlaCar Bus
$184Air France
Sun
Jan 23
$42Trenitalia
$10Flixbus
$156Air France
Mon
Jan 24
$42Trenitalia
$10Flixbus
$137Air France
Tue
Jan 25
$42Trenitalia
$10BlaBlaCar Bus
$137Air France
Wed
Jan 26
$28Trenitalia
$10BlaBlaCar Bus
$137Air France
Thu
Jan 27
$28Trenitalia
$10BlaBlaCar Bus
$137Air France
Fri
Jan 28
$42Trenitalia
$10BlaBlaCar Bus
$137Air France
Sat
Jan 29
$28Trenitalia
$10BlaBlaCar Bus
$118HOP!
Sun
Jan 30
$35Trenitalia
$10BlaBlaCar Bus
$137Air France
Mon
Jan 31
$35Trenitalia
$10Flixbus
$137Air France
Tue
Feb 1
$28Trenitalia
$10Flixbus
$137Air France
Wed
Feb 2
$28Trenitalia
$13Alsa
$137Air France
Thu
Feb 3
$42Trenitalia
$10BlaBlaCar Bus
$137Air France
Fri
Feb 4
$42Trenitalia
$10BlaBlaCar Bus
$137Air France
Sat
Feb 5
$42Trenitalia
$10BlaBlaCar Bus
$137Air France
Sun
Feb 6
$42Trenitalia
$10Flixbus
$137Air France
Mon
Feb 7
$35Trenitalia
$10BlaBlaCar Bus
$137Air France

Fastest train times from Lyon to Paris

Showing times and prices for Jan 19

Fastest Journey

1 h 54 m

Average

2 h 27 m

Trains per day

27

Distance

393 km

Of the 27 trains that leave Lyon for Paris every day 27 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 2 h 27 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 1 h 54 m .

The slowest trains will take 5 h 17 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.

Fastest
11:28AMLyon Part Dieu1h54 01:22PMParis Gare de Lyon
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$471One-way
2nd Fastest
08:30PMLyon Part Dieu1h55 10:25PMParis Gare de Lyon
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$421One-way
05:04PMLyon Part Dieu1h56 07:00PMParis Gare de Lyon
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$1171One-way
09:04AMLyon Part Dieu1h56 11:00AMParis Gare de Lyon
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$921One-way
06:26AMLyon Part Dieu1h56 08:22AMParis Gare de Lyon
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$921One-way

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Overview: Train from Lyon to Paris

distanceDistance244 miles (393 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 54 min
priceAverage train ticket price$40 (€33)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesSNCF | 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 journey taking on average 1 h 54 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 route costs around $40 (€33), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $35 (€29). 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 are cheap trains between Lyon and Paris?

If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Lyon to Paris trains for as little as $35 (€29)  in the next 7 days.

How much is the train from Lyon to Paris on average?

If you are looking to buy your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Lyon to Paris train to cost on average $40 (€33)  one way.

How many miles is it from Lyon to Paris by train?

The distance from Lyon to Paris by train is approximately 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 54 min.

What station does the train from Lyon to Paris depart from? Which Paris train station do I come into from Lyon?

There are a few train stations in Lyon to start your route from including Lyon Part Dieu, Lyon-Perrache and Lyon Part-Dieu, Gare routière. In Paris you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Lyon Part Dieu   and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.

Where is the train station in Lyon? Where is the train station in Paris?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Lyon Part Dieu, located approximately 1.1 miles (1.8 km) from the city center of Lyon. The most popular arrival train station in Paris, called Paris Gare de Lyon, is located around 1.3 miles (2.1 km) away from its city center.

What train providers go from Lyon to Paris?

When taking a train from Lyon to Paris, you can count on SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TER, SNCF | TER, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | Intercités or SNCF | Intercités for the best way to get you to Paris. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service from Lyon to Paris and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.

How many trains are there from Lyon to Paris a day?

On average, there are 12 trains a day from Lyon to Paris. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

When can I take the first train from Lyon to Paris? When can I take the last train for the day?

You can take the first train from Lyon to Paris at 10: 28 AM. The last train from Lyon to Paris that you can take departs at 7: 30 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Lyon to Paris schedule to help you book the best departure time for this trip.

When should I purchase the Lyon to Paris train for the best deals on tickets?

In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this journey and save money. If you book train tickets between Lyon and Paris within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $40 (€33) one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from Lyon to Paris a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Lyon
Paris
Lyon Part Dieu is the most popular Lyon railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Lyon for your trip to Paris.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+33 184943635
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Wed: 05: 00 - 20: 45 | Thu - Sat: 05: 00 - 21: 45 | Sun: 06: 45 - 21: 45
Public transit options for Lyon Part Dieu
Metro lines: A, B, C, D
Tram lines: T4, K240, T3, K100
Bus lines: 2960, C2, C3, C6, C9
Train lines: TGV, TGV Lyria, TGV INOUI, OUIGO, TER, Intercités, Eurostar, AVE
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+33 72401062
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 10: 00 - 18: 00
Public transit options for Lyon-Perrache
Metro lines: A, B, C, D
Bus lines: 8, 31, 46, 49, 55, 60, 63, S1, C19, C21, C22
Tram lines: 1, 2
Train lines: TGV, TGV INOUI, OUIGO, TER Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Intercités