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Today
23 trains from$ 59
Tomorrow
18 trains from$ 64
Fri, Mar 29
27 trains from$ 59
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Prices for trains, buses and flights

Train
Bus
Flight
Fri
Mar 22
$ 59SNCF | TGV INOUI
$ 30Ouibus
$ 200Jetairfly
Sat
Mar 23
$ 64SNCF | TGV INOUI
$ 18Eurolines Switzerland
$ 147Air France
Sun
Mar 24
$ 53SNCF | TGV INOUI
$ 18Ouibus
$ 145HOP!
Mon
Mar 25
$ 53SNCF | TGV INOUI
$ 6Ouibus
$ 147Air France
Tue
Mar 26
$ 53SNCF | TGV INOUI
$ 6Flixbus
$ 147Air France
Wed
Mar 27
$ 53SNCF | TGV INOUI
$ 6Ouibus
$ 147Air France
Thu
Mar 28
$ 53SNCF | TGV INOUI
$ 6Ouibus
$ 147Air France
Fri
Mar 29
$ 59SNCF | TGV INOUI
$ 18Eurolines Switzerland
$ 181Air France
Sat
Mar 30
$ 53SNCF | TGV INOUI
$ 6Ouibus
$ 145Air France
Sun
Mar 31
$ 53SNCF | TGV INOUI
$ 6Ouibus
$ 145HOP!
Mon
Apr 1
$ 53SNCF | TGV INOUI
$ 6Flixbus
$ 147Air France
Wed
Apr 3
$ 46SNCF | TGV INOUI
$ 6Flixbus
$ 134Vueling
Fri
Apr 5
$ 53SNCF | TGV INOUI
$ 6Flixbus
$ 145HOP!
Sat
Apr 6
$ 53SNCF | TGV INOUI
$ 6Flixbus
$ 147Air France
Sun
Apr 7
$ 53SNCF | TGV INOUI
$ 6Flixbus
$ 145HOP!
Mon
Apr 8
$ 53SNCF | TGV INOUI
$ 6Flixbus
$ 55HOP!
Tue
Apr 9
$ 46SNCF | TGV INOUI
$ 6Flixbus
$ 55HOP!
Wed
Apr 10
$ 46SNCF | TGV INOUI
$ 6Flixbus
$ 55HOP!
Thu
Apr 11
$ 46SNCF | TGV INOUI
$ 6Flixbus
$ 55Air France

How to Travel from Paris to Lyon

There are a range of transport options for traveling in France from Paris to Lyon. Flying is the quickest mode of transport while taking a bus is the cheapest. The most popular way to travel from Paris to Lyon is by taking a high-speed train which offers fast and efficient service.

Trains from Paris to Lyon | Buses from Paris to Lyon | Flights from Paris to Lyon

Paris to Lyon Travel Comparison

Average Price

Travel Time

Cheapest Time to Book

buses

€15

5:15 h

1 Day Ahead

trains

€61

1:57 h

2 Months Ahead

flight

€131

1:00 h

2 Months Ahead



What is the best way to travel from Paris to Lyon?

Cheapest way to travel from Paris to Lyon


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Taking a bus is cheapest way to travel from Paris to Lyon. Buses traveling from Paris to Lyon depart from either Paris' Porte d'Orléans, Quai de Bercy, Gare Routière Galliéni, or Porte Maillot bus station and take at least 5:15 h to arrive at Lyon Gare Sncf Part Dieu. Over 30 buses travel from Paris to Lyon every day, with the first departing at 2:00 a.m. Bus companies that travel from Paris to Lyon include Eurolines, Flixbus, and Ouibus.


Fastest way to travel from Paris to Lyon


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Taking a flight is the fastest way to travel from Paris to Lyon. Flights traveling from Paris to Lyon depart from either Paris' Charles de Gaulle or Orly airport and arrive at Lyon–Saint-Exupéry airport after an hour of flight time; however, when travel time to and from Paris and Lyon's airports is taken into consideration taking a high-speed SNCF train is actually the fastest way to tarvel from Paris to Lyon. Approximately 11 direct flights travel from Paris to Lyon every day, with the first departing at 7:35 a.m. Airlines that travel directly from Paris to Lyon include HOP! and Air France. Air France flights depart from Paris–Charles de Gaulle airport while HOP! flights depart from Paris–Orly airport.


Most popular way to travel from Paris to Lyon


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Taking a train is the most popular way to travel from Paris to Lyon. Trains traveling from Paris to Lyon are almost 1½ faster than taking a flight when travel time to and from Paris and Lyon's airports is taken into consideration. Trains traveling from Paris to Lyon are also €70 cheaper on average compared with taking a flight. Alternatively, taking a train is at least 3 hours faster than taking the bus. All trains traveling from Paris to Lyon depart from Paris' Gare de Lyon and take approximately 2 hours to arrive at Lyon's Part-Dieu train station. All trains traveling from Paris to Lyon are operated by SNCF, with 6 trains departing Paris per day.


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Best fares from Paris to Lyon

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Next Month
Sun, Mar 24
Bus
Ouibus
07:006h 50m13:50
ParisLyon
Sun, Mar 24
Train
SNCF | TGV INOUI
06:532h 7m09:00
ParisLyon
Sun, Mar 24
Flight
HOP!
19:501h 5m20:55
ParisLyon
Fastest Way to Travel from Paris to Lyon
Sun, Mar 31
Flight
HOP!
18:351h19:35
ParisLyon
Sun, Apr 7
Flight
HOP!
18:351h19:35
ParisLyon
Mon, Apr 8
Flight
HOP!
18:351h19:35
ParisLyon
Return Journeys from Lyon to Paris
Sun, Mar 24
Bus
Ouibus
05:156h11:15
LyonParis
Sun, Mar 24
Train
SNCF | TER
16:165h 11m21:27
LyonParis
Sun, Mar 24
Flight
Air France
11:301h 10m12:40
LyonParis
Stations
Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
Paris
Lyon
BusGare Paris Bercy

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BusParis Gallieni Porte Bagnolet

Amenities

Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.
Metro lines 3
FlightParis-Charles de Gaulle

Amenities

Refreshments
Wifi
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the airport and what is the best way to get there?
TGV and RER (line B) connections to Paris and suburbs as well as several different bus and coach connections

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