The cheapest trains from Paris to Lyon

Showing times and prices for 25 Oct

Cheapest

£50

Average

£73

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 £ 73 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 50.

Cheapest
20:40Paris Gare de Lyon1h57 22:37Lyon Part Dieu
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£501One-way
2nd Cheapest
19:57Paris Gare de Lyon2h08 22:05Lyon Part Dieu
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£571One-way
13:33Gare de Paris Bercy5h11 18:44Lyon Part Dieu
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£581One-way
15:33Gare de Paris Bercy5h11 20:44Lyon Part Dieu
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£581One-way
07:36Gare de Paris Bercy5h08 12:44Lyon Part Dieu
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£581One-way

Timetable Paris to Lyon

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05:49Paris Gare de Lyon2h07 07:56Lyon Part Dieu
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06:44Paris Gare de Lyon1h58 08:42Lyon Part Dieu
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06:55Paris Gare de Lyon2h01 08:56Lyon Part Dieu
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07:28Paris Gare de Lyon1h58 09:26Lyon Part Dieu
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07:36Gare de Paris Bercy5h08 12:44Lyon Part Dieu
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10:58Paris Gare de Lyon1h58 12:56Lyon Part Dieu
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11:51Paris Gare de Lyon2h05 13:56Lyon Part Dieu
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12:54Paris Gare de Lyon2h02 14:56Lyon Part Dieu
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13:33Gare de Paris Bercy5h11 18:44Lyon Part Dieu
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13:49Paris Gare de Lyon2h07 15:56Lyon Part Dieu
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14:57Paris Gare de Lyon1h59 16:56Lyon Part Dieu
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15:33Gare de Paris Bercy5h11 20:44Lyon Part Dieu
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15:43Paris Gare de Lyon2h13 17:56Lyon Part Dieu
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16:27Paris Gare de Lyon1h57 18:24Lyon Part Dieu
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16:57Paris Gare de Lyon1h59 18:56Lyon Part Dieu
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17:26Paris Gare de Lyon2h00 19:26Lyon Part Dieu
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17:27Gare de Paris Bercy5h18 22:45Lyon Part Dieu
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17:51Paris Gare de Lyon2h05 19:56Lyon Part Dieu
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18:55Paris Gare de Lyon2h03 20:58Lyon Part Dieu
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19:26Paris Gare de Lyon2h00 21:26Lyon Part Dieu
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19:57Paris Gare de Lyon2h08 22:05Lyon Part Dieu
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20:40Paris Gare de Lyon1h57 22:37Lyon Part Dieu
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Sun
24 Oct
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£70Flixbus
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Mon
25 Oct
£50SNCF | TGV INOUI
£17BlaBlaCar Bus
£151Air France
Tue
26 Oct
£40SNCF | TGV INOUI
£13BlaBlaCar Bus
£151Air France
Wed
27 Oct
£40SNCF | TGV INOUI
£13BlaBlaCar Bus
£139Air France
Thu
28 Oct
£40SNCF | TGV INOUI
£21Alsa
£151Air France
Fri
29 Oct
£58SNCF | TER
£31BlaBlaCar Bus
£168Air France
Sat
30 Oct
£58SNCF | TER
£17Alsa
£92Air France
Sun
31 Oct
£40SNCF | TGV INOUI
£17BlaBlaCar Bus
£151Air France
Mon
1 Nov
£53SNCF | TGV INOUI
£21Alsa
£139Air France
Tue
2 Nov
£40SNCF | TGV INOUI
£13BlaBlaCar Bus
£105HOP!
Wed
3 Nov
£34SNCF | TGV INOUI
£10Alsa
£105HOP!
Thu
4 Nov
£34SNCF | TGV INOUI
£8Alsa
£105Air France
Fri
5 Nov
£34SNCF | TGV INOUI
£10Alsa
£139Air France
Sat
6 Nov
£34SNCF | TGV INOUI
£13BlaBlaCar Bus
£92Air France
Sun
7 Nov
£40SNCF | TGV INOUI
£10Alsa
£105HOP!
Mon
8 Nov
£34SNCF | TGV INOUI
£7BlaBlaCar Bus
£105Air France
Wed
10 Nov
£34SNCF | TGV INOUI
£10Alsa
£105Air France
Thu
11 Nov
£40SNCF | TGV INOUI
£7BlaBlaCar Bus
£105Air France
Fri
12 Nov
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£7BlaBlaCar Bus
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Sat
13 Nov
£34SNCF | TGV INOUI
£7BlaBlaCar Bus
£105HOP!

The fastest trains from Paris to Lyon

Showing times and prices for 25 Oct

Fastest Journey

1 h 57 m

Average

2 h 36 m

Trains per day

22

Distance

393 km

Of the 22 trains that leave Paris for Lyon every day 22 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 36 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 1 h 57 m .

The slowest trains will take 5 h 18 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
20:40Paris Gare de Lyon1h57 22:37Lyon Part Dieu
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£501One-way
Fastest
16:27Paris Gare de Lyon1h57 18:24Lyon Part Dieu
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£731One-way
2nd Fastest
06:44Paris Gare de Lyon1h58 08:42Lyon Part Dieu
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£601One-way
2nd Fastest
10:58Paris Gare de Lyon1h58 12:56Lyon Part Dieu
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£861One-way
2nd Fastest
07:28Paris Gare de Lyon1h58 09:26Lyon Part Dieu
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£1211One-way

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Train Information between Paris and Lyon

distanceDistance244 miles (393 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 7 min
priceAverage train ticket price£51 (€58)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersSNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | Intercités, SNCF | TER, SNCF | TER, SNCF | Intercités, SNCF | TGV or SNCF | TGV Lyria

Trains from Paris to Lyon cover the 244 miles (393 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 7 min with our travel partners like SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | Intercités, SNCF | TER, SNCF | TER, SNCF | Intercités, SNCF | TGV or SNCF | TGV Lyria. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £40, but the average price of train tickets is £51. Travellers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Lyon Part Dieu.

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.

Travel Tips

Trains from Paris to Lyon
Travel by train 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
What is the cost of cheap trains between Paris and Lyon?
Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest train to Lyon from Paris for the next 7 days starting from £40  one way.
What is the average cost of a train from Paris to Lyon?
The Paris to Lyon train ticket price is on average £51  if you are looking to book your tickets for this route in the next week.
What is the distance from Paris to Lyon via train?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance between Paris and Lyon via train to be approximately 244 miles (393 km).
What is the average Paris to Lyon train duration?
On average the train from Paris to Lyon duration is 2 h 7 min  for the 244 miles (393 km) long trip, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
What is the departure train station in Paris and arrival train station in Lyon?

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

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

Where is the train station in Paris? Where is the train station in Lyon?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Paris Gare de Lyon, is located 1 mile (s) / 2 km from the city centre of Paris.

The most popular arrival train station, Lyon Part Dieu, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city centre of Lyon.

Which train providers should I travel with from Paris to Lyon?
When taking a train from Paris to Lyon, you can count on SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | Intercités, SNCF | TER, SNCF | TER, SNCF | Intercités, SNCF | TGV or SNCF | TGV Lyria for the best way to get you to Lyon. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service from Paris to Lyon and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
How many trains are there to Lyon from Paris a day?
On average, there are 12 trains a day from Paris to Lyon. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When is the earliest train from Paris to Lyon? When is the last train from Paris to Lyon?
The first Paris to Lyon train departs at 04: 49   and the last train from Paris to Lyon leaves at 19: 58. Check out the most up-to-date Paris to Lyon train times on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How far in advance should I book a train ticket to Lyon from Paris to get the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this route and save money. If you purchase train tickets to Lyon from Paris within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £51 one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your train ticket from Paris to Lyon a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Paris
Lyon
Paris Gare de Lyon is the most popular Paris 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 Paris for your journey to Lyon.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxiTaxi
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Mon - Sun: 04: 45 - 01: 30
Connections to/from station
Metro lines: 1, 14
Bus lines: 24, 57, 61, 63, 72, 77, 91
Train lines: TGV, RER A, RER D, Transilien R
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxiTaxi
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Mon - Sun: 04: 45 - 01: 30
Connections to/from station
Metro lines: 4, 5
Bus lines: 65, 26, 43
Train lines: RER B, D, E
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxiTaxi
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Mon - Fri: 06: 45 - 20: 30 | Sat: 09: 00 - 20: 00 | Sun: 09: 00 - 20: 30
Connections to/from station
Metro lines: 4, 5, 7
Bus lines: 31, 32, 35, 38, 39, 46, 54, 56, 91
Train lines: RER B, TGV, TGV/ICE, TER, Intercités, OUIGO, Transilien, Russian Railways
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxiTaxi
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Mon - Fri: 08: 00 - 19: 30 | Sat: 10: 00 - 18: 00
Connections to/from station
Metro lines: 3, 9, 12, 13, 14
Bus lines: 20, 21, 22, 26, 27, 28, 29, 32, 42, 43, 66, 80, 94, 95, 528, RoissyB
Train lines: TER, Intercités, Transilien J, Transilien L, RER E
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxiTaxi
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Mon - Sun: 10: 45 - 18: 00
Connections to/from station
Metro lines: 6, 14
Bus lines: 24, 87, N32, N35
Train lines: TER, Intercités
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxiTaxi
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Mon - Sun: 08: 00 - 20: 00
Connections to/from station
Metro lines: 5, 10
Bus lines: 24, 57, 61, 63, 89, 91, 215
Train lines: TER Centre-Val de Loire, Intercités, Intercités de Nuit, Transilien, RER C