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5 h 50 m
7 h 8 m
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Of the 23 bus that leave Paris for Lyon every day 19 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct bus cover the 393 km distance in an average of 7 h 8 m but if you time it right, some bus will get you there in just 5 h 50 m .
The slowest bus will take 11 h 50 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.
The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Paris to Lyon will cost around £ 25 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 14.
|Avg. Bus Duration:|
6 hours 23 minutes
|Coach Ticket Price:||£5|
|Buses depart from:||Paris|
|Bus arrives in:||Lyon|
|Bus Companies:||Flixbus, Eurolines France, Bla Bla Bus|
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.
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.
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.