Cheap bus tickets from Paris to Lyon

Showing times and prices for 24 Jan

Cheapest

£15

Average

£28

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 £ 28 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 15.

06:40Paris8h10 14:50Lyon, Gare Perrache
1 changes
£151One-way
22:30Paris6h00 04:30Lyon
0 changes
£171One-way
22:30Paris6h00 04:30Lyon
0 changes
£521One-way

Bus Timetable Paris to Lyon

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06:40Paris8h10 14:50Lyon, Gare Perrache
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22:30Paris6h00 04:30Lyon
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22:30Paris6h00 04:30Lyon
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Mon
24 Jan
£39Trenitalia
£7Flixbus
£156Air France
Tue
25 Jan
£31Trenitalia
£7Flixbus
£156Air France
Wed
26 Jan
£33SNCF | TGV INOUI
£7Flixbus
£139HOP!
Thu
27 Jan
£33SNCF | TGV INOUI
£7Flixbus
£139HOP!
Fri
28 Jan
£31Trenitalia
£7Flixbus
£119Air France
Sat
29 Jan
£31Trenitalia
£7Flixbus
£88Air France
Sun
30 Jan
£25Trenitalia
£7BlaBlaCar Bus
£105Air France
Mon
31 Jan
£20Trenitalia
£7BlaBlaCar Bus
£105Air France
Tue
1 Feb
£25Trenitalia
£7Flixbus
£105Air France
Wed
2 Feb
£20Trenitalia
£7BlaBlaCar Bus
£105Air France
Thu
3 Feb
£25Trenitalia
£7Flixbus
£105Air France
Fri
4 Feb
£25Trenitalia
£8Alsa
£105Air France
Sat
5 Feb
£25Trenitalia
£7Flixbus
£89HOP!
Sun
6 Feb
£31Trenitalia
£7BlaBlaCar Bus
£105Air France
Mon
7 Feb
£20Trenitalia
£7Flixbus
£105Air France
Tue
8 Feb
£20Trenitalia
£7Flixbus
£105HOP!
Wed
9 Feb
£20Trenitalia
£7BlaBlaCar Bus
£105Air France
Thu
10 Feb
£20Trenitalia
£7Flixbus
£105Air France
Fri
11 Feb
£20Trenitalia
£7BlaBlaCar Bus
£105Air France
Sat
12 Feb
£31Trenitalia
£7BlaBlaCar Bus
£90Air France

Bus times from Paris to Lyon

Showing times and prices for 24 Jan

Fastest Journey

6 h

Average

6 h 43 m

Buses per day

3

Distance

393 km

Of the 3 buses that leave Paris for Lyon every day 2 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 6 h 43 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 6 h .

The slowest buses will take 8 h 10 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.

22:30Paris6h00 04:30Lyon
0 changes
£521One-way
22:30Paris6h00 04:30Lyon
0 changes
£171One-way
06:40Paris8h10 14:50Lyon, Gare Perrache
1 changes
£151One-way

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Overview: Coach from Paris to Lyon

distanceDistance244 miles (393 km)
durationAverage coach duration5 h 30 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£7 (€8)
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 journey taking on average 5 h 30 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, Ouibus, Isilines, BlaBlaCar, Eurolines France, Infobus, BlaBlaCar Bus or Eurolines Switzerland. There are direct coach services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £7, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £7. Travellers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Lyon, Gare Perrache.

Coach companies: FlixBus Paris to Lyon

For as little as £7 you can travel by coach between Paris and Lyon with FlixBus. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this trip.

FlixBus

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: £7

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

  • 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 Lyon from Paris

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 between Paris and Lyon?

If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap coach from Paris to Lyon for as little as £7  in the next 7 days.

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

In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a coach ticket between Paris and Lyon is £7  one way.

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

The distance from Paris to Lyon by coach is approximately 244 miles (393 km).

How long is the coach to Lyon from Paris?

The Paris to Lyon coach duration is on average 5 h 30 min, which is to be expected when travelling 244 miles (393 km) to Lyon from Paris. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.

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

When taking a coach from Paris, you have a couple of coach stations you can depart from including Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine), Paris, Place du Pantheon (Bibliothèque Sainte-Geneviève) and Paris, La Défense. When you arrive in Lyon, your coach can arrive in coach stations including Lyon, Gare Perrache, Lyon, Dardilly and Lyon, Lyon Perrache.

Omio customers travelling this route book their coaches from Paris Gare de Lyon   to Lyon, Gare Perrache.

Where is the coach station in Paris? Where is the coach station in Lyon?

You can find the most popular departure coach station for this journey, Paris Gare de Lyon, located approximately 1.3 miles (2.1 km) from the city centre of Paris. The most popular arrival coach station in Lyon, called Lyon, Gare Perrache, is located around 1 mile (1.6 km) away from its city centre.

What coach companies offer a service between Paris and Lyon?

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 from Paris to Lyon and compare the amenities they offer before buying a coach ticket.

Are there any direct coaches from Paris to Lyon?

Yes, you can find a direct coach between Paris and Lyon with Flixbus, Alsa, BlaBlaCar or BlaBlaCar Bus  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you purchase your coach ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time travelling to your destination.

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

The earliest coach departing from Paris to Lyon leaves at 07: 15. The last coach departing from Paris to Lyon leaves at 22: 40. You can find the latest Paris to Lyon coach schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.

How far in advance should I book a coach ticket from Paris to Lyon to get the best deals?

In general, we recommend booking tickets for coaches in advance to score the best deals from all possible coach companies offering this trip and save money. If you buy coach tickets to Lyon from Paris within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £7 one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your coach ticket from Paris to Lyon a few months in advance.