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2 Jul
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Journey Summary

Paris to Lyon Train Information

Avg. Train Duration
2 hours 25 minutes
Train Ticket Price: £36
Trains depart from:Paris
Trains arrive in:Lyon
Distance:393 km
Train 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.

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 journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Paris to Lyon for the next 7 days starting from £41  one way.
How much is a train ticket from Paris to Lyon?
The Paris to Lyon train ticket price is on average £41  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this route in the next week.
How far is it from Paris to Lyon by train?
You should expect to travel around 244 miles (393 km)  to Lyon from Paris by train.
How many hours does it take from Paris to Lyon by train?
On average the Paris to Lyon train time is 1 h 56 min  covering the 244 miles (393 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
What station does the Paris to Lyon train leave from? Which Lyon train station do I come into from Paris?

Some of the Paris train stations to Lyon you can start your journey from include Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Lyon include Lyon Part Dieu, Lyon-Perrache and Lyon Part-Dieu Gare routière.

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon   and arriving in Lyon Part Dieu.

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

Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from Paris Gare de Lyon and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Lyon most often arrive at Lyon Part Dieu and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from this train station to the city centre.

Can I purchase a direct train from Paris to Lyon?
If you’re looking for a direct train from Paris to Lyon, consider travelling with 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.
When does the first train depart from Paris to Lyon? When does the last train depart from Paris to Lyon?
The earliest train for this trip departs from Paris at 05: 34. The last train leaves from Paris at 20: 00. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Paris to Lyon and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I buy train tickets between Paris and Lyon for the best deals?
If you buy Paris to Lyon train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £41. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from Paris to Lyon. Look out for train tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Paris
Lyon
Gare Saint-Lazare
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Paris Gare Montparnasse
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Paris Gare d'Austerlitz
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Paris Gare de Lyon
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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.<br>Metro lines 1, 14<br>Bus lines 29, 57, 61, 91, 20, 24, 63, 65, 87<br>Suburban train lines RER A, D
Paris Gare de l'Est
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Paris Gare du Nord
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Refreshments
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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.<br>Metro lines 4, 5<br>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.