The cheapest buses from Paris to Lyon

Showing times and prices for 18 Oct

Cheapest

£12

Average

£22

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 Paris to Lyon will cost around £ 22 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 12.

2nd Cheapest
22:30Paris6h00 04:30Lyon
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£121One-way
09:15Paris5h20 14:35Lyon, Gare Perrache
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£131One-way
18:45Paris5h30 00:15Lyon, Gare Perrache
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£131One-way
20:00Paris5h30 01:30Lyon, Gare Perrache
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£171One-way
22:30Paris6h00 04:30Lyon
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£521One-way

Timetable Paris to Lyon

Showing buses for tomorrow, Mon, 18 Oct
09:15Paris5h20 14:35Lyon, Gare Perrache
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18:45Paris5h30 00:15Lyon, Gare Perrache
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20:00Paris5h30 01:30Lyon, Gare Perrache
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22:30Paris6h00 04:30Lyon
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22:30Paris6h00 04:30Lyon
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COMPARE Prices across different modes

Sun
17 Oct
£49SNCF | TGV INOUI
£21Alsa
£151Air France
Mon
18 Oct
£40SNCF | TGV INOUI
£11Flixbus
£151Air France
Tue
19 Oct
£40SNCF | TGV INOUI
£10Alsa
£139Air France
Wed
20 Oct
£40SNCF | TGV INOUI
£12Alsa
£139Air France
Thu
21 Oct
£58SNCF | TER
£10Alsa
£154Air France
Fri
22 Oct
£40SNCF | TGV INOUI
£13BlaBlaCar Bus
£155Air France
Sat
23 Oct
£49SNCF | TGV INOUI
£13BlaBlaCar Bus
£162Air France
Sun
24 Oct
£58SNCF | TER
£17BlaBlaCar Bus
£139Air France
Mon
25 Oct
£34SNCF | TGV INOUI
£8Alsa
£119Air France
Tue
26 Oct
£34SNCF | TGV INOUI
£12Alsa
£104Air France
Wed
27 Oct
£34SNCF | TGV INOUI
£10Alsa
£104Air France
Thu
28 Oct
£34SNCF | TGV INOUI
£12Alsa
£104Air France
Fri
29 Oct
£40SNCF | TGV INOUI
£26BlaBlaCar Bus
£119Air France
Sat
30 Oct
£49SNCF | TGV INOUI
£12Alsa
£93Air France
Sun
31 Oct
£40SNCF | TGV INOUI
£17BlaBlaCar Bus
£154Air France
Tue
2 Nov
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£7BlaBlaCar Bus
£104Air France
Wed
3 Nov
£27SNCF | TGV INOUI
£7BlaBlaCar Bus
£104Air France
Thu
4 Nov
£27SNCF | TGV INOUI
£7BlaBlaCar Bus
£119Air France
Fri
5 Nov
£27SNCF | TGV INOUI
£8Alsa
£154Air France
Sat
6 Nov
£34SNCF | TGV INOUI
£7BlaBlaCar Bus
£118Air France

The fastest buses from Paris to Lyon

Showing times and prices for 18 Oct

Fastest Journey

5 h 20 m

Average

5 h 40 m

Buses per day

5

Distance

393 km

Of the 5 buses that leave Paris for Lyon every day 5 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 40 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 5 h 20 m .

The slowest buses will take 6 h 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.

Fastest
09:15Paris5h20 14:35Lyon, Gare Perrache
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£131One-way
20:00Paris5h30 01:30Lyon, Gare Perrache
0 changes
£171One-way
18:45Paris5h30 00:15Lyon, Gare Perrache
0 changes
£131One-way
22:30Paris6h00 04:30Lyon
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£121One-way
22:30Paris6h00 04:30Lyon
0 changes
£521One-way

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Coach Information from Paris to Lyon

distanceDistance244 miles (393 km)
durationAverage coach duration5 h 40 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£13 (€15)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesFlixbus, Ouibus, Isilines, BlaBlaCar, Eurolines France, Infobus, BlaBlaCar Bus or Eurolines Switzerland

Coaches from Paris to Lyon cover the 244 miles (393 km) long trip taking on average 5 h 40 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, Ouibus, Isilines, BlaBlaCar, Eurolines France, Infobus, BlaBlaCar Bus or Eurolines Switzerland. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this journey for as low as £10, but the average price of coach tickets is £13. Travellers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Lyon, Gare Perrache.

Coach companies

Travel with FlixBus from Paris to Lyon

FlixBus coaches will get you from Paris to Lyon from £10. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best coach times and tickets for your trip.

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.

    When purchasing your FlixBus coach tickets from Paris to Lyon, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

    • 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

    Buses from Paris to Lyon
    Take the bus to Lyon 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 Paris to Lyon.
    FAQs
    What is the cost of cheap coaches to Lyon from Paris?
    Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest coach from Paris to Lyon for the next 7 days starting from £10  one way.
    How much does the coach from Paris to Lyon cost on average?
    The Paris to Lyon coach ticket price is on average £13  if you are looking to book your tickets for this trip in the next week.
    What is the distance to Lyon from Paris by coach?
    You should expect to travel around 244 miles (393 km)  between Paris and Lyon by coach.
    How long does it take from Paris to Lyon by coach?
    On average the coach from Paris to Lyon duration is 5 h 40 min  for the 244 miles (393 km) long trip, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
    Which coach station in Paris goes to Lyon? Which coach station do I come into Lyon from Paris?

    When taking the coach from Paris to Lyon, you can choose to depart from coach stations like Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine), Paris, Pl. Du Panthéon and Paris, Paris (Bercy Seine). Your route can end in coach stations such as Lyon, Gare Perrache, Lyon, Dardilly and Lyon, Lyon Perrache.

    Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Paris Gare de Lyon   and arrive in Lyon, Gare Perrache.

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

    Passengers board the coach most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon, which is located around 1 mile (s) / 2 km away from the city centre, and they get off the coach at Lyon, Gare Perrache, located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city centre.

    What coach companies offer a service to Lyon from Paris?
    When taking a coach from Paris to Lyon, you can count on Flixbus, Ouibus, Isilines, BlaBlaCar, Eurolines France, Infobus, BlaBlaCar Bus or Eurolines Switzerland for the best way to get you to Lyon. You can also check all possible coach companies who offer a service to Lyon from Paris and compare the amenities they offer before buying a coach ticket.
    Are there any direct coaches between Paris and Lyon?
    Yes, you can look for direct coaches from Paris to Lyon with Flixbus, Alsa, BlaBlaCar, Eurolines Switzerland or BlaBlaCar Bus  without needing to change in between. Taking a direct coach tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this route.
    When is the earliest coach from Paris to Lyon? When is the last coach from Paris to Lyon?
    You can take the first coach from Paris to Lyon at 05: 00   or take the last coach from Paris to Lyon leaving at 21: 45. Look for the latest Paris Lyon coach timetable on Omio and book the best time to take the coach for this route.
    How far in advance should I purchase a coach ticket from Paris to Lyon to get the best deals?
    The price of a one way coach ticket from Paris to Lyon is on average £13 if you buy within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for coaches from all possible coach companies offering this journey. In general, you can find coach tickets from Paris to Lyon available a few months in advance.

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