Paris to Lyon

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Today
15 trains from $76
Tomorrow
26 trains from $52
Fri, May 31
17 trains from $61
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Prices for trains, buses and flights

Train
Bus
Flight
Mon
May 27
$76SNCF | TER
$17Ouibus
$481chalair
Tue
May 28
$52SNCF | TGV INOUI
$22Flixbus
$149HOP!
Wed
May 29
$52SNCF | TGV INOUI
$57Eurolines Switzerland
$468chalair
Thu
May 30
$76SNCF | TER
$29Flixbus
$140Air France
Fri
May 31
$61SNCF | TGV INOUI
$17Flixbus
$188Vueling
Sat
Jun 1
$52SNCF | TGV INOUI
$17Ouibus
$373Air Algerie
Sun
Jun 2
$70SNCF | TGV INOUI
$34Flixbus
$149HOP!
Mon
Jun 3
$36SNCF | TGV INOUI
$17Eurolines Switzerland
$151Air France
Tue
Jun 4
$52SNCF | TGV INOUI
$6Flixbus
$219Air Algerie
Wed
Jun 5
$52SNCF | TGV INOUI
$17Eurolines Switzerland
$132Vueling
Thu
Jun 6
$52SNCF | TGV INOUI
$17Eurolines France
$132Vueling
Fri
Jun 7
$52SNCF | TGV INOUI
$29Flixbus
$149Air France
Sat
Jun 8
$76SNCF | TER
$22Eurolines Switzerland
$139Air France
Sun
Jun 9
$52SNCF | TGV INOUI
$17Ouibus
$139Air France
Mon
Jun 10
$52SNCF | TGV INOUI
$22Eurolines Switzerland
$139Air France
Tue
Jun 11
$52SNCF | TGV INOUI
$17Eurolines France
$140Air France
Wed
Jun 12
$52SNCF | TGV INOUI
$6Flixbus
$129Vueling
Thu
Jun 13
$52SNCF | TGV INOUI
$6Flixbus
$141Vueling
Fri
Jun 14
$52SNCF | TGV INOUI
$17Ouibus
$188Vueling
Sat
Jun 15
$52SNCF | TGV INOUI
$6Flixbus
$164Vueling
Sun
Jun 16
$52SNCF | TGV INOUI
$17Ouibus
$153Vueling

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

This Weekend
This month
Next Month
Fri, May 31
Bus
Flixbus
17:456h23:45
ParisLyon
Fri, May 31
Train
SNCF | TGV INOUI
07:591h 57m09:56
ParisLyon
Fri, May 31
Flight
Vueling
04:406h 15m10:55
ParisLyon
Fastest Way to Travel from Paris to Lyon
Sun, Jun 2
Flight
HOP!
18:351h19:35
ParisLyon
Sun, Jun 9
Flight
Air France
07:251h08:25
ParisLyon
Fri, Jun 21
Flight
Air France
07:251h08:25
ParisLyon
Return Journeys from Lyon to Paris
Thu, May 30
Bus
Ouibus
13:557h 15m21:10
LyonParis
Thu, May 30
Train
SNCF | TGV INOUI
18:342h 2m20:36
LyonParis
Thu, May 30
Flight
Vueling
11:357h 35m19:10
LyonParis
Stations
Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
Paris
Lyon
BusGare Paris Bercy

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BusParis Gallieni Porte Bagnolet

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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

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Refreshments
Wifi
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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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