Paris to Lyon coach

Cheap bus tickets from Paris to Lyon

Showing times and prices for 19 Aug

Cheapest

£22

Average

£27

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.

Cheapest
09:45Paris9h05 18:50Lyon, Gare Perrache
1 change
£221One-way
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20:10Paris7h20 03:30Lyon, Gare Perrache
1 change
£261One-way
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06:40Paris7h55 14:35Lyon, Gare Perrache
1 change
£261One-way
22:30Paris6h00 04:30Lyon
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£271One-way
04:46Paris7h19 12:05Lyon, Gare Perrache
1 change
£311One-way

Bus Timetable Paris to Lyon

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04:46Paris7h19 12:05Lyon, Gare Perrache
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06:40Paris7h55 14:35Lyon, Gare Perrache
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09:45Paris9h05 18:50Lyon, Gare Perrache
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20:10Paris7h20 03:30Lyon, Gare Perrache
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22:30Paris6h00 04:30Lyon
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Bus times from Paris to Lyon

Showing times and prices for 19 Aug

Fastest Journey

6 h

Average

7 h 31 m

Buses per day

5

Distance

393 km

Of the 5 buses that leave Paris for Lyon every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

22:30Paris6h00 04:30Lyon
0 changes
£271One-way
04:46Paris7h19 12:05Lyon, Gare Perrache
1 change
£311One-way
20:10Paris7h20 03:30Lyon, Gare Perrache
1 change
£261One-way
06:40Paris7h55 14:35Lyon, Gare Perrache
1 change
£261One-way
09:45Paris9h05 18:50Lyon, Gare Perrache
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£221One-way

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Overview: Coach from Paris to Lyon

distanceDistance244 miles
durationAverage coach duration5 h 40 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£18 (€20)
frequencyCoach frequency20 a day
changesDirect coachYes, there are 20 direct coaches a day
carriersCoach companiesInfobus, BlaBlaCar, Movelia, Eurolines Switzerland, Alsa, Ouibus, SNCF | Autocar, BlaBlaCar Bus, Eurolines France or Flixbus

Coaches from Paris to Lyon cover the 244 miles long trip taking on average 5 h 40 min with our travel partners like Infobus, BlaBlaCar, Movelia, Eurolines Switzerland, Alsa, Ouibus, SNCF | Autocar, BlaBlaCar Bus, Eurolines France or Flixbus. Normally, there are 20 coaches operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £18, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £15. Travellers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Lyon, Gare Perrache.

Coach companies: BlaBlaCar Bus, Alsa and FlixBus Paris to Lyon

Buy your official BlaBlaCar Bus, Alsa and FlixBus coach tickets to Lyon from Paris from £15 with Omio. Find coach times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient route.

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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.

    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.

    Paris to Lyon coach information with FlixBus:

    • Average Duration: 5 h 45 min
    • Average Price: £15
    • FlixBus frequency: 7 a day

    BlaBlaCar Bus (formerly known as Ouibus or iDBUS), a subsidiary of the popular French car sharing service, BlaBlaCar, is a provider operating long-distance coach services in 10 countries in Europe. Founded in France, BlaBlaCar Bus provides connections to over 300 destinations. Standard amenities on the coaches include air conditioning, toilets, USB and power outlets for charging phones, tablets and laptops during long coach journeys, extra legroom and adjustable seats. On select routes there is also free Wi-Fi available. BlaBlaCar Bus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one cabin bag and up to two hold bags per person.

    BlaBlaCar Bus from Paris to Lyon coach information:

    • Average Duration: 5 h 53 min
    • Average Price: £15
    • BlaBlaCar Bus frequency: 6 a day

    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
    Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest coach to Lyon from Paris for the next 7 days starting from £15  one way.
    In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a coach ticket to Lyon from Paris is £18  one way.
    You should expect to travel around 244 miles  between Paris and Lyon by coach.
    The coach time to Lyon from Paris is on average 5 h 40 min  for the 244 miles long journey, but the time it takes to go to Lyon from Paris by coach can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.

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

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

    You can find the most popular departure coach station for this journey, Paris Gare de Lyon, located approximately 1.9 miles (3.1 km) from the city centre of Paris. The most popular arrival coach station in Lyon, called Lyon, Gare Perrache, is located around 1.9 miles (3 km) away from its city centre.

    For the journey from Paris to Lyon you can take a coach with Infobus, BlaBlaCar, Movelia, Eurolines Switzerland, Alsa, Ouibus, SNCF | Autocar, BlaBlaCar Bus, Eurolines France or Flixbus. Be sure to check out all possible coach companies that offer services between Paris and Lyon on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
    Yes, there are 20 direct coaches between Paris and Lyon per day 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.
    On average, there are 20 coaches a day from Paris to Lyon. The coach times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    If you prefer early morning coaches from Paris to Lyon, the first coach leaves at 04: 40. If you prefer late night coaches from Paris to Lyon, the last coach of the day leaves at 21: 40. Omio shows you the latest coach from Paris to Lyon timetable to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
    If you book Paris to Lyon coach tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £18. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for coaches from Paris to Lyon. Look out for coach tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

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