Trains from Paris to Lyon

Thu, May 23
Easy as 1, 2, 3
Choose the cheapest and fastest routes from over 800 official partners
Get there your way
Enjoy travelling by train, bus and flight across Europe
Every time, anywhere
Because your trip doesn't end with a ticket, we’re here for you all the way

The cheapest Trains

from Paris
to Lyon

Cheapest

£41

Average

£89

Showing times and prices for May 23

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 £ 89 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 41.

cheapest
carrier-logo
05:50Paris Gare de Lyon2h 6m 07:56Lyon Part Dieu
£41
1One-way
£411One-way
2nd cheapest
carrier-logo
07:37Gare de Paris Bercy 10h 19m 17:56Lyon Part Dieu
£43
1One-way
£431One-way
carrier-logo
07:37Gare de Paris Bercy 10h 22m 17:59Lyon Part Dieu
£44
1One-way
£441One-way
carrier-logo
07:37Gare de Paris Bercy 5h 51m 13:28Lyon Vaise
£44
1One-way
£441One-way
carrier-logo
07:37Gare de Paris Bercy 11h 51m 19:28Lyon Vaise
£44
1One-way
£441One-way

COMPARE

Prices across different modes

Train
Bus
Flight
Wed
May 22
£60SNCF | TER
£17Flixbus
£109Air France
Thu
May 23
£41SNCF | TGV INOUI
£14Ouibus
£129Vueling
Fri
May 24
£41SNCF | TGV INOUI
£20Ouibus
£144Air France
Sat
May 25
£59SNCF | TGV INOUI
£14Eurolines Switzerland
£109Air France
Sun
May 26
£41SNCF | TGV INOUI
£14Eurolines France
£117HOP!
Mon
May 27
£41SNCF | TGV INOUI
£14Eurolines Switzerland
£117HOP!
Tue
May 28
£41SNCF | TGV INOUI
£14Ouibus
£253Air Corsica
Wed
May 29
£41SNCF | TGV INOUI
£23Ouibus
£143HOP!
Thu
May 30
£60SNCF | TER
£23Eurolines Switzerland
£118Air France
Fri
May 31
£41SNCF | TGV INOUI
£17Ouibus
£108HOP!
Sat
Jun 1
£41SNCF | TGV INOUI
£14Eurolines Switzerland
£299Air Algerie
Sun
Jun 2
£48SNCF | TGV INOUI
£19Eurolines France
£135HOP!
Mon
Jun 3
£41SNCF | TGV INOUI
£5Ouibus
£109Air France
Tue
Jun 4
£41SNCF | TGV INOUI
£5Flixbus
£108Air France
Wed
Jun 5
£60SNCF | TER
£14Eurolines France
£90Vueling
Thu
Jun 6
£41SNCF | TGV INOUI
£14Eurolines France
£99Vueling
Fri
Jun 7
£41SNCF | TGV INOUI
£20Ouibus
£149Vueling
Sat
Jun 8
£59SNCF | TGV INOUI
£17Ouibus
£108Air France
Sun
Jun 9
£41SNCF | TGV INOUI
£14Ouibus
£108Air France
Mon
Jun 10
£41SNCF | TGV INOUI
£14Ouibus
£108Air France
Tue
Jun 11
£41SNCF | TGV INOUI
£14Eurolines France
£108Air France

These companies trust us.
We sell their tickets all in one place.

Virgin Trains
East Coast
Cross Country
Deutsche Bahn

The fastest trains

from Paris
to Lyon

Fastest Journey

1h 57m

Average

7h 40m

train per day

246

Distance

393 km

Showing times and prices for May 23

Of the 246 trains that leave Paris for Lyon every day 19 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 7h 40m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 1h 57m .

The slowest trains will take 17h 1m 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
carrier-logo
06:29Paris Gare de Lyon1h 57m 08:26Lyon Part Dieu
£89
1One-way
£891One-way
fastest
carrier-logo
08:59Paris Gare de Lyon1h 57m 10:56Lyon Part Dieu
£89
1One-way
£891One-way
fastest
carrier-logo
20:59Paris Gare de Lyon1h 57m 22:56Lyon Part Dieu
£89
1One-way
£891One-way
fastest
carrier-logo
06:59Paris Gare de Lyon1h 57m 08:56Lyon Part Dieu
£89
1One-way
£891One-way
fastest
carrier-logo
12:59Paris Gare de Lyon1h 57m 14:56Lyon Part Dieu
£89
1One-way
£891One-way
train

Journey Summary

Paris to Lyon Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:
3 hours 30 minutes
Train Ticket Price: £42
Trains depart from:Paris
Trains arrive in:Lyon
Distance:393 Kms
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.

Compare prices

Best fares for trains from Paris to Lyon

This Weekend
This month
Next Month
Fri, May 24
Train
SNCF | TGV INOUI
03:502h 6m05:56
ParisLyon
Sat, May 25
Train
SNCF | TGV INOUI
14:591h 57m16:56
ParisLyon
Fastest Trains from Paris to Lyon
Sat, May 25
Train
SNCF | TGV INOUI
14:591h 57m16:56
ParisLyon
Sun, May 26
Train
SNCF | TGV INOUI
19:591h 57m21:56
ParisLyon
Sat, Jun 1
Train
SNCF | TGV INOUI
10:591h 57m12:56
ParisLyon
Return Train Tickets for Lyon to Paris
Fri, May 24
Train
SNCF | TGV INOUI
20:042h 4m22:08
LyonParis
Sat, May 25
Train
SNCF | TGV INOUI
18:342h 2m20:36
LyonParis
Sun, May 26
Train
SNCF | TGV INOUI
05:342h07:34
LyonParis
Stations
Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
Paris
Lyon
TrainGare Saint-Lazare

Amenities

TrainParis Gare Montparnasse

Amenities

TrainParis Gare d'Austerlitz

Amenities

TrainParis Gare de Lyon

Amenities

Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.
Metro lines 1, 14
Bus lines 29, 57, 61, 91, 20, 24, 63, 65, 87
Suburban train lines RER A, D
TrainParis Gare de l'Est

Amenities

TrainParis Gare du Nord

Amenities

Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.
Metro lines 4, 5
Suburban train lines RER B, D
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.

The Omio App Makes Travel Planning Easy

We’ll get you where you want to go. From live train updates to mobile tickets, our innovative app is the ideal way to plan and keep track of your travel.

ios-badge
android-badge
Hand With Phone