The cheapest trains from Lyon to Paris

Showing times and prices for 18 Sep

Cheapest

£27

Average

£46

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 Lyon to Paris will cost around £ 46 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 27.

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19:04Lyon Part Dieu1h59 21:03Paris Gare de Lyon
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£271One-way
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13:04Lyon Part Dieu1h59 15:03Paris Gare de Lyon
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£271One-way
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10:04Lyon Part Dieu2h12 12:16Paris Gare de Lyon
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£271One-way
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12:04Lyon Part Dieu2h00 14:04Paris Gare de Lyon
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£271One-way
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17:34Lyon Part Dieu2h01 19:35Paris Gare de Lyon
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£271One-way

Timetable Lyon to Paris

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07:04Lyon Part Dieu2h01 09:05Paris Gare de Lyon
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07:16Lyon Part Dieu5h10 12:26Gare de Paris Bercy
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07:34Lyon Part Dieu1h59 09:33Paris Gare de Lyon
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08:04Lyon Part Dieu2h06 10:10Paris Gare de Lyon
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09:04Lyon Part Dieu2h03 11:07Paris Gare de Lyon
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10:04Lyon Part Dieu2h12 12:16Paris Gare de Lyon
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11:04Lyon Part Dieu1h59 13:03Paris Gare de Lyon
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11:11Lyon Part Dieu5h15 16:26Gare de Paris Bercy
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12:04Lyon Part Dieu2h00 14:04Paris Gare de Lyon
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13:04Lyon Part Dieu1h59 15:03Paris Gare de Lyon
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13:16Lyon Part Dieu5h08 18:24Gare de Paris Bercy
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14:04Lyon Part Dieu2h06 16:10Paris Gare de Lyon
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15:04Lyon Part Dieu1h59 17:03Paris Gare de Lyon
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15:16Lyon Part Dieu5h08 20:24Gare de Paris Bercy
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16:04Lyon Part Dieu2h06 18:10Paris Gare de Lyon
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17:04Lyon Part Dieu2h01 19:05Paris Gare de Lyon
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17:16Lyon Part Dieu5h08 22:24Gare de Paris Bercy
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17:34Lyon Part Dieu2h01 19:35Paris Gare de Lyon
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18:04Lyon Part Dieu2h06 20:10Paris Gare de Lyon
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19:04Lyon Part Dieu1h59 21:03Paris Gare de Lyon
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21:04Lyon Part Dieu2h06 23:10Paris Gare de Lyon
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17 Sep
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18 Sep
£27SNCF | TGV INOUI
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Sun
19 Sep
£27SNCF | TGV INOUI
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£135HOP!
Mon
20 Sep
£27SNCF | TGV INOUI
£11BlaBlaCar Bus
£135Air France
Tue
21 Sep
£27SNCF | TGV INOUI
£13Flixbus
£135Air France
Wed
22 Sep
£27SNCF | TGV INOUI
£11Flixbus
£114Air France
Thu
23 Sep
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£11BlaBlaCar Bus
£114Air France
Fri
24 Sep
£27SNCF | TGV INOUI
£7Flixbus
£100Air France
Sat
25 Sep
£27SNCF | TGV INOUI
£7BlaBlaCar Bus
£88HOP!
Sun
26 Sep
£27SNCF | TGV INOUI
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£100Air France
Mon
27 Sep
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£8Alsa
£100Air France
Tue
28 Sep
£27SNCF | TGV INOUI
£7Flixbus
£100Air France
Wed
29 Sep
£27SNCF | TGV INOUI
£11Flixbus
£100Air France
Thu
30 Sep
£27SNCF | TGV INOUI
£7BlaBlaCar Bus
£100Air France
Fri
1 Oct
£27SNCF | TGV INOUI
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£100Air France
Sat
2 Oct
£27SNCF | TGV INOUI
£7BlaBlaCar Bus
£100Air France
Sun
3 Oct
£27SNCF | TGV INOUI
£7BlaBlaCar Bus
£100Air France
Mon
4 Oct
£27SNCF | TGV INOUI
£7BlaBlaCar Bus
£100Air France
Tue
5 Oct
£27SNCF | TGV INOUI
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£100Air France
Wed
6 Oct
£28SNCF | TGV INOUI
£7BlaBlaCar Bus
£100Air France
Thu
7 Oct
£34SNCF | TGV INOUI
£7BlaBlaCar Bus
£100Air France

The fastest trains from Lyon to Paris

Showing times and prices for 18 Sep

Fastest Journey

1 h 59 m

Average

2 h 47 m

Trains per day

21

Distance

393 km

Of the 21 trains that leave Lyon for Paris every day 21 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 393 km distance in an average of 2 h 47 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 1 h 59 m .

The slowest trains will take 5 h 15 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.

Fastest
15:04Lyon Part Dieu1h59 17:03Paris Gare de Lyon
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£401One-way
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19:04Lyon Part Dieu1h59 21:03Paris Gare de Lyon
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£271One-way
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13:04Lyon Part Dieu1h59 15:03Paris Gare de Lyon
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£271One-way
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07:34Lyon Part Dieu1h59 09:33Paris Gare de Lyon
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£871One-way
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11:04Lyon Part Dieu1h59 13:03Paris Gare de Lyon
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£541One-way

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Train Information between Lyon and Paris

distanceDistance244 miles (393 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 59 min
priceAverage train ticket price£39 (€44)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain providersSNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TER, SNCF | TER, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | Intercités or SNCF | Intercités

Trains from Lyon to Paris cover the 244 miles (393 km) long route taking on average 1 h 59 min with our travel partners like SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TER, SNCF | TER, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | Intercités or SNCF | Intercités. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £27, but the average price of train tickets is £39. Travellers depart most frequently from Lyon Part Dieu and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.

Trains from Lyon to Paris: Journey Details

Direct trains from Lyon to Paris depart from Lyon Part Dieu and take approximately two hours on the high speed TGV service. The first weekday train departs Lyon early morning with trains then leaving at least once per hour until mid-evening. At weekends the first train departs slightly later with services running every one to two hours until the early evening.

Taking the Train from Lyon

TGV services to Paris depart from Lyon Part-Dieu, the city's dedicated TGV terminus, located to the east of the city centre. Lyon Part-Dieu can be accessed via the Metro Line B or via tram on the T1, T3 or T4 lines. Public transport services operate from around 5:00 a.m. until midnight, although taxis are available to the station from anywhere in Lyon 24 hours a day.

Getting into Paris by Train

Home of the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre and the Champs-Elysses, Paris is a major global centre for fashion, art, culture and gastronomy. As well as the famous landmarks, its also worth simply wandering the well-kept streets and taking in the plethora of architecture though the ages in this famed 'City of Love'. Direct TGV trains from Lyon arrive at Paris Gare du Lyon which is located to the southeast of the city in the 12th arrondissement. Gare du Lyon is found on Lines 1 and 14 of the Paris Metro and from the station all central areas can be reached in around ten minutes. The Paris Metro ceases operation around 1:00 a.m. and after this time taxis are available throughout the night.

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Trains from Lyon to Paris
Travel by train to Paris 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 Lyon to Paris.
FAQs
How much does a cheap train to Paris from Lyon cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains to Paris from Lyon to cost as little as £27  in the next 7 days.
What is the average cost of a train from Lyon to Paris?
If you’re looking to purchase your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Lyon to Paris train price to come in at an average of £39  one way.
How far is it from Lyon to Paris by train?
The train distance from Lyon to Paris is around 244 miles (393 km).
How long does it take from Lyon to Paris by train?
The train time to Paris from Lyon is on average 1 h 59 min  for the 244 miles (393 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Lyon to Paris by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
When travelling by train from Lyon to Paris, which train station in Lyon do I depart from and which train station in Paris do I arrive in?

When taking the train from Lyon to Paris, you can choose to depart from train stations like Lyon Part Dieu, Lyon-Perrache and Lyon Part-Dieu Gare routière. Your route can end in train stations such as Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est.

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

Where do I find the Lyon train station to Paris? Where is the Paris train station?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Lyon Part Dieu and travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Paris Gare de Lyon and need to travel approximately 1 mile (s) / 2 km from the train station to the city centre in Paris.

What train companies go from Lyon to Paris?
For the best Lyon to Paris train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TER, SNCF | TER, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | Intercités or SNCF | Intercités. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services to Paris from Lyon to compare what amenities they may offer.
Are there any Lyon to Paris direct trains?
Yes, there are direct trains to Paris from Lyon, and you can find a direct train for this trip with SNCF | TER or SNCF | TGV INOUI  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you buy your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
What are the first and last departure train times from Lyon to Paris?
The first train from Lyon to Paris leaves at 05: 34   and the last train for this leaves at 19: 04. Omio shows you the latest train from Lyon to Paris schedule to help you book the best departure time for this route.
How far in advance should I purchase a train ticket to Paris from Lyon to get the best deals?
You can find a train between Lyon and Paris to cost on average £39 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the Lyon to Paris train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Lyon
Paris
Lyon Part Dieu
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Lyon-Perrache
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