Cheap train tickets from Lyon to Paris

Showing times and prices for 18 Jan

Cheapest

£31

Average

£56

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 £ 56 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 31.

Cheapest
20:30Lyon Part Dieu1h55 22:25Paris Gare de Lyon
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£311One-way
2nd Cheapest
11:28Lyon Part Dieu1h54 13:22Paris Gare de Lyon
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£341One-way
06:26Lyon Part Dieu1h56 08:22Paris Gare de Lyon
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£391One-way
18:04Lyon Part Dieu2h04 20:08Paris Gare de Lyon
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£391One-way
13:04Lyon Part Dieu2h00 15:04Paris Gare de Lyon
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£391One-way

Train schedule Lyon to Paris

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06:04Lyon Part Dieu2h09 08:13Paris Gare de Lyon
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06:26Lyon Part Dieu1h56 08:22Paris Gare de Lyon
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06:54Lyon Part Dieu1h56 08:50Paris Gare de Lyon
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07:04Lyon Part Dieu1h56 09:00Paris Gare de Lyon
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07:04Lyon Part Dieu1h56 09:00Paris Gare de Lyon
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07:34Lyon Part Dieu1h56 09:30Paris Gare de Lyon
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08:04Lyon Part Dieu2h04 10:08Paris Gare de Lyon
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09:04Lyon Part Dieu1h56 11:00Paris Gare de Lyon
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10:04Lyon Part Dieu2h04 12:08Paris Gare de Lyon
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11:04Lyon Part Dieu1h56 13:00Paris Gare de Lyon
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11:16Lyon Part Dieu5h17 16:33Gare de Paris Bercy
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11:28Lyon Part Dieu1h54 13:22Paris Gare de Lyon
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13:04Lyon Part Dieu2h00 15:04Paris Gare de Lyon
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13:04Lyon Part Dieu2h00 15:04Paris Gare de Lyon
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13:16Lyon Part Dieu5h11 18:27Gare de Paris Bercy
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14:04Lyon Part Dieu2h04 16:08Paris Gare de Lyon
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15:04Lyon Part Dieu1h56 17:00Paris Gare de Lyon
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15:16Lyon Part Dieu5h11 20:27Gare de Paris Bercy
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16:04Lyon Part Dieu2h04 18:08Paris Gare de Lyon
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17:04Lyon Part Dieu1h56 19:00Paris Gare de Lyon
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17:16Lyon Part Dieu5h11 22:27Gare de Paris Bercy
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17:34Lyon Part Dieu1h58 19:32Paris Gare de Lyon
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18:04Lyon Part Dieu2h04 20:08Paris Gare de Lyon
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19:04Lyon Part Dieu1h56 21:00Paris Gare de Lyon
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20:04Lyon Part Dieu1h56 22:00Paris Gare de Lyon
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20:30Lyon Part Dieu1h55 22:25Paris Gare de Lyon
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21:04Lyon Part Dieu2h04 23:08Paris Gare de Lyon
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Tue
18 Jan
£31Trenitalia
£7Flixbus
£150Air France
Wed
19 Jan
£31Trenitalia
£7Flixbus
£150Air France
Thu
20 Jan
£20Trenitalia
£7Flixbus
£133Air France
Fri
21 Jan
£39SNCF | TGV INOUI
£7BlaBlaCar Bus
£133Air France
Sat
22 Jan
£27SNCF | TGV INOUI
£7BlaBlaCar Bus
£113Air France
Sun
23 Jan
£31Trenitalia
£7BlaBlaCar Bus
£113Air France
Mon
24 Jan
£31Trenitalia
£7BlaBlaCar Bus
£99Air France
Tue
25 Jan
£31Trenitalia
£7Flixbus
£99Air France
Wed
26 Jan
£20Trenitalia
£7BlaBlaCar Bus
£99Air France
Thu
27 Jan
£20Trenitalia
£7Flixbus
£99Air France
Fri
28 Jan
£20Trenitalia
£7BlaBlaCar Bus
£99Air France
Sat
29 Jan
£20Trenitalia
£7BlaBlaCar Bus
£85HOP!
Sun
30 Jan
£25Trenitalia
£7BlaBlaCar Bus
£99Air France
Mon
31 Jan
£31Trenitalia
£7BlaBlaCar Bus
£99Air France
Tue
1 Feb
£20Trenitalia
£7Flixbus
£99Air France
Wed
2 Feb
£20Trenitalia
£10Alsa
£99Air France
Thu
3 Feb
£20Trenitalia
£10Alsa
£99Air France
Fri
4 Feb
£31Trenitalia
£7BlaBlaCar Bus
£99Air France
Sat
5 Feb
£31Trenitalia
£7BlaBlaCar Bus
£99Air France
Sun
6 Feb
£31Trenitalia
£7Flixbus
£99Air France

Fastest train times from Lyon to Paris

Showing times and prices for 18 Jan

Fastest Journey

1 h 54 m

Average

2 h 27 m

Trains per day

27

Distance

393 km

Of the 27 trains that leave Lyon for Paris every day 27 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 27 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 1 h 54 m .

The slowest trains will take 5 h 17 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
11:28Lyon Part Dieu1h54 13:22Paris Gare de Lyon
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£341One-way
2nd Fastest
20:30Lyon Part Dieu1h55 22:25Paris Gare de Lyon
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£311One-way
19:04Lyon Part Dieu1h56 21:00Paris Gare de Lyon
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£521One-way
06:26Lyon Part Dieu1h56 08:22Paris Gare de Lyon
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£391One-way
15:04Lyon Part Dieu1h56 17:00Paris Gare de Lyon
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£561One-way

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Overview: Train from Lyon to Paris

distanceDistance244 miles (393 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 54 min
priceAverage train ticket price£30 (€35)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
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 54 min with our travel partners like SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TER, SNCF | TER, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | Intercités or SNCF | Intercités. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £30, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £20. 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.

Travel Tips: 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 between Lyon and Paris cost?

If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train to Paris from Lyon for as little as £20  in the next 7 days.

What is the cost of a train ticket from Lyon to Paris on average?

The Lyon to Paris train ticket price is on average £30  if you are looking to book your tickets for this journey in the next week.

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

The train distance from Lyon to Paris is around 244 miles (393 km).

How many hours does it take from Lyon to Paris by train?

On average the train from Lyon to Paris duration is 1 h 54 min  for the 244 miles (393 km) long route, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.

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

When departing from Lyon, you have various train station options to start your route from including Lyon Part Dieu, Lyon-Perrache and Lyon Part-Dieu, Gare routière. When arriving in Paris, you can end your trip in train stations like Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est.

Omio customers book a train from Lyon Part Dieu   to Paris Gare de Lyon   most frequently for this route.

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

You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Lyon Part Dieu, located approximately 1.1 miles (1.8 km) from the city centre of Lyon. The most popular arrival train station in Paris, called Paris Gare de Lyon, is located around 1.3 miles (2.1 km) away from its city centre.

Which train companies can take me between Lyon and Paris?

If you're looking for trains from Lyon to Paris, you can rely on SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TER, SNCF | TER, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | Intercités or SNCF | Intercités to get you to Paris. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Lyon to Paris journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

Are there any Lyon to Paris direct train services?

Yes, there are 12 direct trains a day from Lyon to Paris. If you’re looking for a direct train from Lyon to Paris, consider travelling with Trenitalia, SNCF | TER or SNCF | TGV INOUI. Non-stop train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your train tickets.

How many train services are there between Lyon and Paris a day?

On average, there are 12 trains a day from Lyon to Paris. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

What time is the earliest train from Lyon to Paris? What time is the last train from Lyon to Paris?

You can take the first train from Lyon to Paris at 05: 26   or take the last train from Lyon to Paris leaving at 20: 04. Look for the latest Lyon Paris train schedule on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this journey.

How early should I purchase Lyon to Paris train tickets to get the best deals?

You can find a train from Lyon to Paris to cost on average £30 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 route. You’ll see tickets for the Lyon to Paris train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Lyon
Paris
Lyon Part Dieu is the most popular Lyon railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Lyon for your journey to Paris.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+33 184943635
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Wed: 05: 00 - 20: 45 | Thu - Sat: 05: 00 - 21: 45 | Sun: 06: 45 - 21: 45
Public transport options for Lyon Part Dieu
Metro lines: A, B, C, D
Tram lines: T4, K240, T3, K100
Bus lines: 2960, C2, C3, C6, C9
Train lines: TGV, TGV Lyria, TGV INOUI, OUIGO, TER, Intercités, Eurostar, AVE
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+33 72401062
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 10: 00 - 18: 00
Public transport options for Lyon-Perrache
Metro lines: A, B, C, D
Bus lines: 8, 31, 46, 49, 55, 60, 63, S1, C19, C21, C22
Tram lines: 1, 2
Train lines: TGV, TGV INOUI, OUIGO, TER Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Intercités