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.
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5 h 20 m
5 h 40 m
Buses per day
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.
|Distance||244 miles (393 km)|
|Average coach duration||5 h 40 min|
|Average coach ticket price||£13 (€15)|
|Coach companies||Flixbus, 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.
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 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:
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 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.
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.
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