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You can get from Paris to Lyon by train, bus or flight.
To get from Paris to Lyon on 26 Jul we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||244 miles (393 km)|
|Available travel modes||Flight, coach or train|
|Ticket price range||£11 - £102|
|Cheapest mode||Coach • £11 • 5 h 30 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • £102 • 1 h 5 min|
|Popular travel companies||Air France, BlaBlaCar Bus or SNCF | TGV INOUI|
Take a flight, coach or train to travel 244 miles (393 km) to Lyon from Paris. 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 £11. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Air France, BlaBlaCar Bus or SNCF | TGV INOUI among others. Travellers can even take a direct 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 3 travel options from Paris to Lyon: flight, coach or train.
You should expect to travel around 244 miles (393 km) from Paris to Lyon.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Paris to Lyon:
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The cheapest way from Paris to Lyon is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £11 compared to other travel options to Lyon:
A coach journey is usually £91 less than a journey to Lyon by plane, which costs on average £102 for the same trip.
A coach is generally £30 less than a train for the same journey. A train costs on average £41 from Paris to Lyon.
The fastest way from Paris to Lyon is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 5 min.
Other travel options to Lyon from Paris can usually take longer:
In comparison, getting to Lyon by coach can take on average 5 h 30 min.
In comparison, going by train can take 1 h 56 min on average.
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