You can get from Paris to Lyon by train, bus or flight.
To get from Paris to Lyon on 09 Aug we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Available travel modes||Coach, flight, ferry or train|
|Ticket price range||£22 - £121|
|Cheapest mode||Coach • £22 • 5 h 30 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • £121 • 1 h 5 min|
|Popular travel companies||BlaBlaCar Bus, Air France or Trenitalia|
Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 244 miles between Paris and Lyon. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £22. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are BlaBlaCar Bus, Air France or Trenitalia among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Paris to Lyon.
There are a range of transport options for travelling in France from Paris to Lyon. Flying is the quickest mode of transport while taking a bus is the cheapest. The most popular way to travel from Paris to Lyon is by taking a high-speed train which offers fast and efficient service.
Taking a bus is cheapest way to travel from Paris to Lyon. Coaches traveling from Paris to Lyon depart from either Paris' Porte d'Orléans, Quai de Bercy, Gare Routière Galliéni, or Porte Maillot bus station and take at least 5:15 h to arrive at Lyon Gare Sncf Part Dieu. Over 30 coaches travel from Paris to Lyon every day, with the first departing at 2:00 a.m. Bus companies that travel from Paris to Lyon include Eurolines, Flixbus, and Ouibus.
Taking a flight is the fastest way to travel from Paris to Lyon. Flights traveling from Paris to Lyon depart from either Paris' Charles de Gaulle or Orly airport and arrive at Lyon–Saint-Exupéry airport after an hour of flight time; however, when travel time to and from Paris and Lyon's airports is taken into consideration taking a high-speed SNCF train is actually the fastest way to tarvel from Paris to Lyon. Approximately 11 direct flights travel from Paris to Lyon every day, with the first departing at 7:35 a.m. Airlines that travel directly from Paris to Lyon include HOP! and Air France. Air France flights depart from Paris–Charles de Gaulle airport while HOP! flights depart from Paris–Orly airport.
Taking a train is the most popular way to travel from Paris to Lyon. Trains traveling from Paris to Lyon are almost 1½ faster than taking a flight when travel time to and from Paris and Lyon's airports is taken into consideration. Trains traveling from Paris to Lyon are also £60 cheaper on average compared with taking a flight. Alternatively, taking a train is at least 3 hours faster than taking the bus. All trains traveling from Paris to Lyon depart from Paris' Gare de Lyon and take approximately 2 hours to arrive at Lyon's Part-Dieu train station. All trains traveling from Paris to Lyon are operated by SNCF, with 6 trains departing Paris per day.
There are 4 ways that you can travel between Paris and Lyon. You can take a coach, flight, ferry or train.
Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Paris to Lyon. Tickets for a coach cost on average £22.
This is compared to other travel options to Lyon:
A coach is £99 less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Paris to Lyon costing on average £121.
A coach is £4 less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Paris to Lyon costing on average £25.
The fastest way from Paris to Lyon is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 5 min.
Other travel options from Paris to Lyon can usually take longer:
In comparison, going by coach can take 5 h 30 min on average.
In comparison, taking a train requires on average 1 h 56 min of travel time.
The Paris to Lyon distance is approximately 244 miles.
The average frequency per day from Paris to Lyon is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Paris to Lyon as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Paris to Lyon:
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As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Lyon tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase tickets for this journey.
When planning your trip between Paris and Lyon, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:
However, we recommend buying tickets between Paris and Lyon online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.
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