Cheap bus tickets from Lyon to Paris

Showing times and prices for 18 Jan

Cheapest

£17

Average

£17

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 £ 17 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 17.

05:00Lyon5h45 10:45Paris
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£171One-way

Bus Timetable Lyon to Paris

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Tue
18 Jan
£31Trenitalia
£7Flixbus
£150Air France
Wed
19 Jan
£31Trenitalia
£7Flixbus
£150Air France
Thu
20 Jan
£20Trenitalia
£7Flixbus
£133Air France
Fri
21 Jan
£39SNCF | TGV INOUI
£7Flixbus
£133Air France
Sat
22 Jan
£31Trenitalia
£7BlaBlaCar Bus
£113Air France
Sun
23 Jan
£31Trenitalia
£7Flixbus
£113Air France
Mon
24 Jan
£31Trenitalia
£7BlaBlaCar Bus
£99Air France
Tue
25 Jan
£31Trenitalia
£7BlaBlaCar Bus
£99Air France
Wed
26 Jan
£20Trenitalia
£7BlaBlaCar Bus
£99Air France
Thu
27 Jan
£20Trenitalia
£7BlaBlaCar Bus
£99Air France
Fri
28 Jan
£31Trenitalia
£7Flixbus
£99Air France
Sat
29 Jan
£20Trenitalia
£7BlaBlaCar Bus
£85HOP!
Sun
30 Jan
£25Trenitalia
£7BlaBlaCar Bus
£99Air France
Mon
31 Jan
£31Trenitalia
£7BlaBlaCar Bus
£99Air France
Tue
1 Feb
£20Trenitalia
£7Flixbus
£99Air France
Wed
2 Feb
£20Trenitalia
£10Alsa
£99Air France
Thu
3 Feb
£20Trenitalia
£10Alsa
£99Air France
Fri
4 Feb
£31Trenitalia
£7BlaBlaCar Bus
£99Air France
Sat
5 Feb
£31Trenitalia
£7BlaBlaCar Bus
£99Air France
Sun
6 Feb
£31Trenitalia
£7Flixbus
£99Air France

Bus times from Lyon to Paris

Showing times and prices for 18 Jan

Fastest Journey

5 h 45 m

Average

5 h 45 m

Buses per day

1

Distance

393 km

Of the 1 buses that leave Lyon for Paris every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 393 km distance in an average of 5 h 45 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 5 h 45 m .

The slowest buses will take 5 h 45 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.

05:00Lyon5h45 10:45Paris
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£171One-way

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Overview: Coach from Lyon to Paris

distanceDistance244 miles (393 km)
durationAverage coach duration5 h 40 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£10 (€12)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesFlixbus, Ouibus, Isilines, BlaBlaCar, Eurolines France, Eurolines Switzerland, Infobus or BlaBlaCar Bus

Coaches from Lyon to Paris cover the 244 miles (393 km) long journey taking on average 5 h 40 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, Ouibus, Isilines, BlaBlaCar, Eurolines France, Eurolines Switzerland, Infobus or BlaBlaCar Bus. There are direct coach services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £10, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £7. Travellers depart most frequently from Lyon Part Dieu and arrive in Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine).

Coach companies: FlixBus Lyon to Paris

You can travel by coach from Lyon to Paris with FlixBus for as low as £7. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

FlixBus

FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost coach operators, founded in Germany and offering long-distance coach services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight coaches on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long coach journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

  • Average Price: £7

FlixBus has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and travelling by coach to Paris from Lyon:

  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • All bookings can be canceled up to 15 minutes before departure (a fee may apply).
  • Cancellations made 30 days before departure are free of charge.
  • Canceled tickets are refunded as a voucher, which is valid for 12 months, and is the value of the original booking (minus a cancellation fee, if applicable).
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Buses from Lyon to Paris: Journey Details

Across the country, bus travel in France is becoming a great alternative to train travel. Eurolines, the bus provider with the most bus connections across Europe, operates buses from Lyon to Paris. The direct journey takes around 6 hours. From Mondays to Saturdays there are four departures a day from the early morning into the evening. There is a reduced service on Sundays.

Return buses from Paris to Lyon are also available.

Taking the Bus from Lyon

The Perrache Bus Station in Lyon lies within the city centre, next to one of the three railway stations in Lyon and on Line A of the Metro system. Transports en Commun Lyonnais (TCL) operates an extensive network of over 100 local and regional buses, 2 funiculars and 4 tramway and Metro lines, as well as the Noctambul night bus which runs on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays. A taxi rank is situated outside Lyon Perrache Bus Station.

Getting into Paris by Bus

Paris is a romantic and vibrant city with iconic monuments known the world over, such as the cloud-piercing Eiffel Tower and the majestic Arc de Triomphe. Notre Dame Cathedral sits beside the banks of the River Seine, on which visitors can enjoy both day and evening boat trips. World-class museums and galleries include the modern Pompidou Centre, as well as the huge halls of the Louvre and the Impressionist galleries in the Musee d'Orsay. Buses from Lyon to Paris arrive at the Paris Gallieni Porte Bagnolet station in the Saint Denis district of the city. The bus station is on the Gallieni stop of the Metro system. Sixteen Metro lines and a large bus network provide transport across the city, to the airports and to surrounding towns and villages. Paris has a night bus service known as the Noctilien and taxis are available outside the bus station.

Travel Tips: Coach to Paris from Lyon

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FAQs

What is the price of the cheapest coach to Paris from Lyon?

You can find a cheap coach from Lyon to Paris for some dates and times for as low as £7  one way in the next 7 days.

How much does the coach from Lyon to Paris cost on average?

If you are looking to book your coach ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Lyon to Paris coach to cost on average £10  one way.

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

You should expect to travel around 244 miles (393 km)  from Lyon to Paris by coach.

How long is the coach from Lyon to Paris?

While the time it takes to travel 244 miles (393 km) between Lyon and Paris can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the coach duration from Lyon to Paris is on average 5 h 40 min.

What station does the Lyon to Paris coach leave from? Which Paris coach station do I come into from Lyon?

Some of the Lyon coach stations to Paris you can start your journey from include Lyon, Gare Perrache, Lyon, Dardilly and Lyon, Lyon Perrache. Similarly, some of the arrival coach stations in Paris include Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine), Paris, Place du Pantheon (Bibliothèque Sainte-Geneviève) and Paris, La Défense.

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Lyon Part Dieu   and arriving in Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine).

Where is the departure coach station in Lyon located? Where is the arrival coach station in Paris located?

You can find the most popular departure coach station for this trip, Lyon Part Dieu, located approximately 1.1 miles (1.8 km) from the city centre of Lyon. The most popular arrival coach station in Paris, called Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine), is located around 1.8 miles (2.9 km) away from its city centre.

Which coach companies should I travel with from Lyon to Paris?

For the best Lyon to Paris coach to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Flixbus, Ouibus, Isilines, BlaBlaCar, Eurolines France, Eurolines Switzerland, Infobus or BlaBlaCar Bus. However, it's always good to check all possible coach companies with services from Lyon to Paris to compare what amenities they may offer.

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

The first Lyon to Paris coach departs at 06: 15   and the last coach from Lyon to Paris leaves at 22: 59. Check out the most up-to-date Lyon to Paris coach timetable on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

How early should I book Lyon to Paris coach tickets to get the best deals?

If you purchase Lyon to Paris coach tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £10. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for coaches from Lyon to Paris. Look out for coach tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.