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from Lyon to Paris

You can get from Lyon to Paris by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Lyon to Paris on 18 Sep we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

05:00Lyon5h45 10:45Paris
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£171One-way
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23:50Lyon, Gare Perrache5h40 05:30Paris
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£111One-way
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10:50Lyon, Gare Perrache6h35 17:25Paris
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£221One-way
23:45Lyon, Gare Perrache6h10 05:55Paris
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£111One-way
23:59Lyon, Gare Perrache6h46 06:45Paris
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£111One-way

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Fri
17 Sep
£27SNCF | TGV INOUI
£22BlaBlaCar Bus
£151HOP!
Sat
18 Sep
£27SNCF | TGV INOUI
£11BlaBlaCar Bus
£88HOP!
Sun
19 Sep
£27SNCF | TGV INOUI
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£135HOP!
Mon
20 Sep
£27SNCF | TGV INOUI
£11BlaBlaCar Bus
£135Air France
Tue
21 Sep
£27SNCF | TGV INOUI
£11Flixbus
£135Air France
Wed
22 Sep
£40SNCF | TGV INOUI
£11Flixbus
£114Air France
Thu
23 Sep
£40SNCF | TGV INOUI
£11BlaBlaCar Bus
£114Air France
Fri
24 Sep
£43SNCF | TGV INOUI
£7Flixbus
£100Air France
Sat
25 Sep
£40SNCF | TGV INOUI
£7BlaBlaCar Bus
£88HOP!
Sun
26 Sep
£27SNCF | TGV INOUI
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£100Air France
Mon
27 Sep
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£8Alsa
£100Air France
Tue
28 Sep
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£8Alsa
£100Air France
Wed
29 Sep
£27SNCF | TGV INOUI
£8Alsa
£100Air France
Thu
30 Sep
£27SNCF | TGV INOUI
£7BlaBlaCar Bus
£100Air France
Sat
2 Oct
£27SNCF | TGV INOUI
£7BlaBlaCar Bus
£100Air France
Sun
3 Oct
£34SNCF | TGV INOUI
£7BlaBlaCar Bus
£100Air France
Mon
4 Oct
£27SNCF | TGV INOUI
£7BlaBlaCar Bus
£100Air France
Tue
5 Oct
£27SNCF | TGV INOUI
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£100Air France
Wed
6 Oct
£28SNCF | TGV INOUI
£7BlaBlaCar Bus
£100Air France
Thu
7 Oct
£34SNCF | TGV INOUI
£7BlaBlaCar Bus
£100Air France

Travel Information to Paris from Lyon

distanceDistance244 miles (393 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£11 - £120
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £11 • 5 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £120 • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus, Air France or SNCF | TGV INOUI

Take a coach, flight or train to travel 244 miles (393 km) to Paris from Lyon. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £11. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are BlaBlaCar Bus, Air France or SNCF | TGV INOUI among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Lyon to Paris.

Travel Tips

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Travel 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
What are my Lyon to Paris travel options?

There are 3 travel options from Lyon to Paris: coach, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way from Lyon to Paris?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Lyon to Paris, which costs on average £11.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Paris:

A coach is about £109 less than a flight, which costs on average £120 for this route.

A coach is £23 less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Lyon to Paris costing on average £34.

What is the quickest way from Lyon to Paris?

The fastest way from Lyon to Paris is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 10 min.

Other travel options from Lyon to Paris can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 5 h 30 min   of travel time.

In comparison, going by train can take 1 h 59 min   on average.

How many miles are between Lyon and Paris

Paris is approximately 244 miles (393 km) away from Lyon.

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

The average frequency per day from Lyon to Paris is:

  • 12 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Lyon and Paris as scheduled services by coach, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

When going from Lyon to Paris, where do I depart from Lyon and where do I arrive in Paris?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Lyon to Paris:

  • Coaches most often depart from Lyon at Lyon, Gare Perrache and arrive in Paris at Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine).
  • Flights most often depart from Lyon at Lyon Saint Exupery Airport and arrive in Paris at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport.
  • Trains from Lyon to Paris most often leave from Lyon Part Dieu and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Lyon to Paris?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Lyon to Paris, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • BlaBlaCar Bus can get you to Paris by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with BlaBlaCar Bus from Lyon to Paris for £11 on Omio.
  • Air France can get you to Paris by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Air France from Lyon to Paris for £120 on Omio.
  • SNCF | TGV INOUI can get you to Paris by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with SNCF | TGV INOUI from Lyon to Paris for £34 on Omio.
Is it possible to travel directly from Lyon to Paris?

Yes, there are direct routes from Lyon to Paris with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find direct coach services to Paris with Flixbus, Alsa, BlaBlaCar, Eurolines Switzerland or BlaBlaCar Bus with around direct coaches every day.
  • You can check for a direct train to Paris with SNCF | TER or SNCF | TGV INOUI with 12 direct trains per day.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Paris tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy tickets for this trip.

What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Lyon to Paris?
Your journey from Lyon to Paris doesn't have to end in Paris. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like London, Barcelona or Amsterdam. If you’d like to add London, Barcelona or Amsterdam to your Lyon to Paris trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Paris today!
How far in advance should I book tickets to Paris from Lyon online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip to Paris from Lyon, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets are costing on average £11 one way.
  • Plane tickets cost £120 one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average £34 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets between Lyon and Paris online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Lyon
Paris
Lyon
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Lyon Part Dieu
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Lyon-Perrache
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