Trains from Paris to Lyon

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The cheapest trains

from Paris
to Lyon

Showing times and prices for Sep 17

Cheapest

£42

Average

£81

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Paris to Lyon will cost around £ 81 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 42.

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05:50Paris Gare de Lyon2h06 07:56Lyon Part Dieu
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£421One-way
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13:33Gare de Paris Bercy 5h11 18:44Lyon Part Dieu
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£611One-way
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07:37Gare de Paris Bercy 5h07 12:44Lyon Part Dieu
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£611One-way
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15:33Gare de Paris Bercy 5h11 20:44Lyon Part Dieu
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£611One-way
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09:21Gare de Paris Bercy 5h23 14:44Lyon Part Dieu
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£611One-way

Train Times

Paris to Lyon

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05:50Paris Gare de Lyon2h06 07:56Lyon Part Dieu
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06:29Paris Gare de Lyon1h57 08:26Lyon Part Dieu
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06:59Paris Gare de Lyon1h57 08:56Lyon Part Dieu
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07:29Paris Gare de Lyon1h57 09:26Lyon Part Dieu
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07:37Gare de Paris Bercy 5h07 12:44Lyon Part Dieu
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07:53Paris Gare de Lyon2h03 09:56Lyon Part Dieu
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08:59Paris Gare de Lyon1h57 10:56Lyon Part Dieu
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09:21Gare de Paris Bercy 5h23 14:44Lyon Part Dieu
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09:59Paris Gare de Lyon1h57 11:56Lyon Part Dieu
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10:59Paris Gare de Lyon1h57 12:56Lyon Part Dieu
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11:53Paris Gare de Lyon2h03 13:56Lyon Part Dieu
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12:59Paris Gare de Lyon1h57 14:56Lyon Part Dieu
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13:33Gare de Paris Bercy 5h11 18:44Lyon Part Dieu
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13:53Paris Gare de Lyon2h03 15:56Lyon Part Dieu
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14:59Paris Gare de Lyon1h57 16:56Lyon Part Dieu
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15:33Gare de Paris Bercy 5h11 20:44Lyon Part Dieu
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15:48Paris Gare de Lyon2h08 17:56Lyon Part Dieu
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16:19Paris Gare de Lyon1h57 18:16Lyon Part Dieu
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16:59Paris Gare de Lyon1h57 18:56Lyon Part Dieu
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17:27Gare de Paris Bercy 5h24 22:51Lyon Part Dieu
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17:29Paris Gare de Lyon1h57 19:26Lyon Part Dieu
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18:41Paris Gare de Lyon1h59 20:40Lyon Part Dieu
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18:59Paris Gare de Lyon1h57 20:56Lyon Part Dieu
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19:29Paris Gare de Lyon1h57 21:26Lyon Part Dieu
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19:58Paris Gare de Lyon2h07 22:05Lyon Part Dieu
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20:59Paris Gare de Lyon1h57 22:56Lyon Part Dieu
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Prices across different modes

Train
Bus
Flight
Mon
Sep 16
£71SNCF | TGV INOUI
£18Bla Bla Bus
£112Air France
Tue
Sep 17
£42SNCF | TGV INOUI
£14Bla Bla Bus
£112Air France
Wed
Sep 18
£35SNCF | TGV INOUI
£14Bla Bla Bus
£112Air France
Thu
Sep 19
£35SNCF | TGV INOUI
£5Flixbus
£112Air France
Fri
Sep 20
£42SNCF | TGV INOUI
£14Bla Bla Bus
£143Air France
Sat
Sep 21
£42SNCF | TGV INOUI
£5Flixbus
£111British Airways
Sun
Sep 22
£42SNCF | TGV INOUI
£14Flixbus
£111HOP!
Mon
Sep 23
£29SNCF | TGV INOUI
£5Bla Bla Bus
£112Air France
Tue
Sep 24
£42SNCF | TGV INOUI
£5Bla Bla Bus
£112Air France
Wed
Sep 25
£42SNCF | TGV INOUI
£1Bla Bla Bus
£112Air France
Thu
Sep 26
£42SNCF | TGV INOUI
£5Bla Bla Bus
£80Vueling
Fri
Sep 27
£35SNCF | TGV INOUI
£14Bla Bla Bus
£112Air France
Sat
Sep 28
£29SNCF | TGV INOUI
£5Bla Bla Bus
£112Air France
Sun
Sep 29
£42SNCF | TGV INOUI
£14Bla Bla Bus
£111HOP!
Mon
Sep 30
£42SNCF | TGV INOUI
£5Bla Bla Bus
£112Air France
Tue
Oct 1
£42SNCF | TGV INOUI
£5Bla Bla Bus
£112Air France
Wed
Oct 2
£35SNCF | TGV INOUI
£1Bla Bla Bus
£108Iberia Express
Thu
Oct 3
£35SNCF | TGV INOUI
£1Bla Bla Bus
£91Vueling
Fri
Oct 4
£29SNCF | TGV INOUI
£5Flixbus
£112Air France
Sat
Oct 5
£42SNCF | TGV INOUI
£1Bla Bla Bus
£108Iberia Express
Sun
Oct 6
£61SNCF | TER
£5Bla Bla Bus
£111HOP!

The fastest trains

from Paris
to Lyon

Showing times and prices for Sep 17

Fastest Journey

1 h 57 m

Average

2 h 37 m

Trains per day

26

Distance

393 km

Of the 26 train that leave Paris for Lyon every day 26 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct train cover the 393 km distance in an average of 2 h 37 m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 1 h 57 m .

The slowest train will take 5 h 24 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
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17:29Paris Gare de Lyon1h57 19:26Lyon Part Dieu
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£901One-way
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16:19Paris Gare de Lyon1h57 18:16Lyon Part Dieu
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£901One-way
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09:59Paris Gare de Lyon1h57 11:56Lyon Part Dieu
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£901One-way
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12:59Paris Gare de Lyon1h57 14:56Lyon Part Dieu
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£711One-way
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10:59Paris Gare de Lyon1h57 12:56Lyon Part Dieu
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£771One-way

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Journey Summary

Paris to Lyon Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:
2 hours 28 minutes
Train Ticket Price: £39
Trains depart from:Paris
Trains arrive in:Lyon
Distance:393 km
TrainTrain Companies:SNCF | TER, SNCF | TGV INOUI

Trains from Paris to Lyon: An Overview

Travelling between two of France's biggest cities couldn't be easier thanks to the direct train route provided by France train companies SNCF and TGV. Due to the direct route from Paris to Lyon, trains takes on average 1 hour and 57 minutes although it can be much slower if you take a regional train.

Which train companies run service from Paris to Lyon?

The Paris to Lyon train is operated by SNCF, France's state train company and TGV, France's high-speed train.

How long is the train journey from Paris to Lyon?

The average time for the Paris to Lyon train is 1 hour 57 minutes, although it can take up to 5 hours if you go by the SNCF region TER train.

How many trains are there from Paris to Lyon a day?

There are around 33 trains from Paris to Lyon that leave throughout the day. The first train from Paris to Lyon leaves at 5:50 in the morning the last Paris to Lyon train leaves at 20:59.

What are the departure and arrival station for trains from Paris to Lyon?

Departure train station: Trains for Lyon depart from either Paris Bercy or Paris Gare du Lyon. High-speed TGV services depart from Paris Gare du Lyon, a major Parisian train terminus for services to eastern and southern France located to the southeast of the city in the 12th arrondissement. The station is connected to the rest of Paris via the metro system on Lines 1 and 5. From the very central areas of Paris such as Chatelet, metro journeys are just a few minutes to Gare du Lyon. Paris Bercy is also found in the southeast of the city, one stop on from Gare du Lyon on Line 14.

Arrival train station: Direct trains from Paris to Lyon arrive at Lyon's main station - Lyon Part Dieu, which is located in Lyon's 4th arrondissement. It is served by metro line B and trams T1, T3 and T4 as well as the Rhônexpress, which is the direct tram to Lyon Airport. The station has luggage storage, wifi and toilets available to all customers.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
Paris
Lyon
TrainGare Saint-Lazare

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TrainParis Gare Montparnasse

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TrainParis Gare d'Austerlitz

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TrainParis Gare de Lyon

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Frequently Asked Questions

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TrainParis Gare de l'Est

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TrainParis Gare du Nord

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