The best way to find a cheap coach ticket from Paris to Lyon is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.
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Of the 3 buses that leave Paris for Lyon every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Average coach duration||5 h 25 min|
|Average coach ticket price||£13 (€15)|
|Coach frequency||13 a day|
|Direct coach||Yes, there are 13 direct coaches a day|
|Coach companies||Eurolines Switzerland, BlaBlaCar Bus, Alsa, FlixBus, SNCF | Autocar, Movelia or BlaBlaCar|
Coaches from Paris to Lyon cover the 244 miles long trip taking on average 5 h 25 min with our travel partners like Eurolines Switzerland, BlaBlaCar Bus, Alsa, FlixBus, SNCF | Autocar, Movelia or BlaBlaCar. Normally, there are 13 coaches operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this route for as low as £9, but the average price of coach tickets is £13. Travellers depart most frequently from Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine) and arrive in Lyon, Gare Perrache.
Find the best coaches between Paris and Lyon with Omio's travel partners BlaBlaCar Bus, Alsa and FlixBus from £9. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.
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.
Coach information from Paris to Lyon with FlixBus:
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.
When departing from Paris, you have various coach station options to start your trip from including Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine), Paris, Gare routière de Roissypôle and Paris, Gare Paris Bercy. When arriving in Lyon, you can end your trip in coach stations like Lyon, Gare Perrache, Lyon, Gare Routière de Perrache and Lyon, Place Bellecour.
Passengers board the coach most frequently from Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine), which is located around 2.5 miles (4.1 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the coach at Lyon, Gare Perrache, located 1.9 miles (3.1 km) away from the city centre.