Lyon to Paris coach

Cheap bus tickets from Lyon to Paris

Showing times and prices for 26 Jun

Cheapest

£22

Average

£40

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.

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05:00Lyon5h45 10:45Paris
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£221One-way
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10:50Lyon, Gare Perrache7h55 18:45Paris
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£451One-way
05:00Lyon5h45 10:45Paris
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£531One-way

Bus Timetable Lyon to Paris

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05:00Lyon5h45 10:45Paris
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05:00Lyon5h45 10:45Paris
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10:50Lyon, Gare Perrache7h55 18:45Paris
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Bus times from Lyon to Paris

Showing times and prices for 26 Jun

Fastest Journey

5 h 45 m

Average

6 h 28 m

Buses per day

3

Distance

393 km

Of the 3 buses that leave Lyon for Paris every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

05:00Lyon5h45 10:45Paris
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£221One-way
05:00Lyon5h45 10:45Paris
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£531One-way
10:50Lyon, Gare Perrache7h55 18:45Paris
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£451One-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£16 (€18)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesBlaBlaCar Bus, Alsa, Flixbus, Infobus, Eurolines Switzerland, Movelia, Eurolines France, Ouibus or BlaBlaCar

Coaches from Lyon to Paris cover the 244 miles (393 km) long trip taking on average 5 h 40 min with our travel partners like BlaBlaCar Bus, Alsa, Flixbus, Infobus, Eurolines Switzerland, Movelia, Eurolines France, Ouibus or BlaBlaCar. There are direct coach services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £16, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £9. Travellers depart most frequently from Lyon Part Dieu and arrive in Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine).

Coach companies: FlixBus and Alsa Lyon to Paris

FlixBus and Alsa coaches will get you between Lyon and Paris from £9. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best coach times and tickets for your trip.

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Alsa

FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost coach providers in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travellers in both continents the option to take a long-distance coach at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight coaches on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long coach journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

  • Average Price: £12

Alsa is the main coach operator in Spain, a subsidiary of the UK coach operator National Express. Alsa offers a wide variety of national and international routes and transports more than 300 million passengers every year. Apart from the Standard fare, Alsa provides ticket types like Minimum, Reduced and Flexible fares on select routes for those looking to save money on coach journeys. While most travellers don’t mind travelling on normal coaches with basic services like toilets, free WiFi, footrests and onboard entertainment, some others may want to check out Alsa’s deluxe coaches like the Alsa Supra, Alsa Eurobus and Alsa Premium, which provide more luxurious amenities on specific routes.

  • Average Price: £22

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

Take the bus 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
You can find a cheap coach from Lyon to Paris for some dates and times for as low as £9  one way in the next 7 days.
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a coach ticket between Lyon and Paris is £16  one way.
The distance from Lyon to Paris by coach is approximately 244 miles (393 km).
The Lyon to Paris coach duration is on average 5 h 40 min, which is to be expected when travelling 244 miles (393 km) from Lyon to Paris. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.

When taking the coach to Paris from Lyon, you can choose to depart from coach stations like Lyon, Gare Perrache, Lyon, Gare Part-Dieu and Lyon, Dardilly. Your trip can end in coach stations such as Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine), Paris, Place du Pantheon (Bibliothèque Sainte-Geneviève) and Paris, La Défense.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Lyon Part Dieu   and arrive in Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine).

Passengers board their coach most frequently from Lyon Part Dieu and travel around 2 miles (3.3 km) from the city centre to this coach station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine) and need to travel approximately 2.9 miles (4.6 km) from the coach station to the city centre in Paris.

For the route from Lyon to Paris you can take a coach with BlaBlaCar Bus, Alsa, Flixbus, Infobus, Eurolines Switzerland, Movelia, Eurolines France, Ouibus or BlaBlaCar. Be sure to check out all possible coach companies that offer services to Paris from Lyon on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
If you’re looking for a direct coach from Lyon to Paris, consider travelling with Flixbus, Alsa, BlaBlaCar or Eurolines Switzerland. Non-stop coach services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your coach tickets.
The first coach from Lyon to Paris leaves at 05: 15   and the last coach for this leaves at 23: 35. Omio shows you the latest coach from Lyon to Paris schedule to help you book the best departure time for this route.
If you book a coach ticket to Paris from Lyon within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £16 one way. However, we recommend booking your coach in advance to get access to the best prices. Coach tickets to Paris from Lyon are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

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