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Duration 2h 5m
Distance 462.1 km
Average price 80€
Frequency 18/day

Trip overview

The average train between Paris and Lyon takes 2h 5m and the fastest train takes 1h 55m. There is a train service every few hours from Paris to Lyon. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train

  1. Paris Gare De Lyon
  2. Lyon
1h 56m
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50€ - 95€

Frequently asked questions

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Paris Gare De Lyon and arriving at Lyon Part Dieu. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 56m.

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The distance between Paris and Lyon is 393 km. The road distance is 462.1 km.

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Paris to Lyon train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Paris Gare De Lyon station.

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Paris to Lyon train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Lyon Part Dieu station.

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What companies run services between Paris and Lyon?

TGV inOui operates a train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Lyon Part Dieu hourly. Tickets cost 70€ - 95€ and the journey takes 1h 56m. SNCF also services this route once daily.
Train operators
TGV inOui
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
70€ - 95€

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
70€ - 95€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
70€ - 85€
1st Class
75€ - 95€
SNCF
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 95€

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 95€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
50€ - 75€
Rail 1st Class
65€ - 95€

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