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Prices across different modes

Train
Bus
Flight
Sun
Jul 21
$77SNCF | TER
$34Flixbus
$495chalair
Mon
Jul 22
$77SNCF | TER
$22Eurolines France
$279Vueling
Tue
Jul 23
$77SNCF | TER
$22Flixbus
$134Air France
Wed
Jul 24
$61SNCF | TGV INOUI
$18Flixbus
$134Air France
Thu
Jul 25
$61SNCF | TGV INOUI
$22Flixbus
$134Air France
Fri
Jul 26
$53SNCF | TGV INOUI
$18Flixbus
$134Air France
Sat
Jul 27
$57SNCF | TGV INOUI
$18Ouibus
$134Air France
Sun
Jul 28
$57SNCF | TGV INOUI
$18Ouibus
$145Air France
Mon
Jul 29
$71SNCF | TGV INOUI
$22Flixbus
$134Air France
Tue
Jul 30
$53SNCF | TGV INOUI
$18Ouibus
$145Air France
Wed
Jul 31
$53SNCF | TGV INOUI
$18Flixbus
$134Air France
Thu
Aug 1
$53SNCF | TGV INOUI
$18Flixbus
$586Air Algerie
Fri
Aug 2
$53SNCF | TGV INOUI
$18Flixbus
$145Air France
Sat
Aug 3
$53SNCF | TGV INOUI
$18Bla Bla Bus
$134Air France
Sun
Aug 4
$75SNCF | TGV INOUI
$18Ouibus
$134Air France
Mon
Aug 5
$53SNCF | TGV INOUI
$18Flixbus
$134HOP!
Tue
Aug 6
$53SNCF | TGV INOUI
$18Flixbus
$145Air France
Wed
Aug 7
$53SNCF | TGV INOUI
$18Flixbus
$134Air France
Thu
Aug 8
$53SNCF | TGV INOUI
$18Flixbus
$134Air France
Fri
Aug 9
$53SNCF | TGV INOUI
$18Ouibus
$309Air Corsica
Sat
Aug 10
$53SNCF | TGV INOUI
$18Ouibus
$145HOP!

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Journey Summary

Lyon to Paris Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:
2 hours 19 minutes
Train Ticket Price: $47
Trains depart from:Lyon
Trains arrive in:Paris
Distance:393 km
TrainTrain Companies:SNCF | TER, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | Intercités

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

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This month
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Fri, Jul 26
Train
SNCF | TGV INOUI
20:042h 4m22:08
LyonParis
Sat, Jul 27
Train
SNCF | TGV INOUI
18:342h 3m20:37
LyonParis
Fastest Trains from Lyon to Paris
Wed, Jul 31
Train
SNCF | TGV INOUI
09:341h 57m11:31
LyonParis
Sun, Aug 4
Train
SNCF | TGV INOUI
09:041h 57m11:01
LyonParis
Sat, Aug 10
Train
SNCF | TGV INOUI
05:041h 57m07:01
LyonParis
Return Train Tickets for Paris to Lyon
Tue, Jul 23
Train
SNCF | TGV INOUI
18:591h 57m20:56
ParisLyon
Wed, Jul 24
Train
SNCF | TGV INOUI
03:502h 6m05:56
ParisLyon
Thu, Jul 25
Train
SNCF | TGV INOUI
03:502h 6m05:56
ParisLyon

Stations

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

Amenities

Refreshments
TrainLyon-Perrache

Amenities

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