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There are 7 ways to get from Gare de Lyon to Lyon Perrache by train, bus, night bus, rideshare, car, plane or tram

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  2h 11m

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Lyon Perrache Tgv / ...

€120 - €220

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Lyon - Perrache Bus Station BlaBlaCar Bus / ...

€15 - €28

5 alternative options

Train via Paris Gare De Lyon  •  2h 16m

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Lyon Perrache Tgv

€70 - €95

Night bus  •  7h 38m

  1. Take the night bus from Paris - Orly Airport to Lyon - Perrache Bus Station BlaBlaCar Bus

€28 - €40

Rideshare  •  6h 11m

  1. Take the rideshare from Paris to Lyon 462.3 km

€25 - €27

Drive  •  4h 16m

  1. Drive from Gare de Lyon to Lyon Perrache 461.4 km

€50 - €75

Fly, tram  •  3h 50m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Lyon (LYS) CDG - LYS
  2. Take the tram from Gare Part-Dieu Vivier Merle to Perrache

€92 - €198

Gare de Lyon to Lyon Perrache by train

The train journey time between Gare de Lyon and Lyon Perrache is around 2h 15m and covers a distance of around 432 km. The fastest train normally takes 2h 9m. Operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), the Gare de Lyon to Lyon Perrache train service departs from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrives in Lyon Perrache. Typically 104 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
2h 15m
Fastest train time:
2h 9m
Train distance:
432 km
Trains per week:
104
Cheapest price:
€120
Carbon emissions:
22 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:49
Last train departs at:
21:58

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Gare de Lyon to Lyon Perrache train schedules

Gare de Lyon → Lyon Perrache
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Lyon Perrache is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Lyon Perrache is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Lyon Perrache is 1 metre.

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The cheapest way to get from Gare de Lyon to Lyon Perrache is to bus which costs €15 - €28 and takes 6h 14m.

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The quickest way to get from Gare de Lyon to Lyon Perrache is to train which costs €120 - €220 and takes 2h 11m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine and arriving at Lyon - Perrache Bus Station station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 55m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Paris Gare de Lyon and arriving at Lyon Perrache. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 11m.

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The distance between Gare de Lyon and Lyon Perrache is 391 km. The road distance is 461.4 km.

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The best way to get from Gare de Lyon to Lyon Perrache without a car is to train which takes 2h 11m and costs €120 - €220.

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The train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Lyon Perrache takes 2h 11m including transfers and departs every two hours.

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Gare de Lyon to Lyon Perrache bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine station.

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Gare de Lyon to Lyon Perrache train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Paris Gare de Lyon station.

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The best way to get from Gare de Lyon to Lyon Perrache is to train which takes 2h 11m and costs €120 - €220. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €15 - €28 and takes 6h 14m.

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Map of how to get from Gare de Lyon to Lyon Perrache.
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  • Distance: 390.8 km
  • Duration: 2h 11m

What companies run services between Gare de Lyon, Île-de-France, France and Lyon Perrache, France?

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Lyon Perrache every 2 hours. Tickets cost €120 - €220 and the journey takes 2h 11m. Alternatively, Blablabus operates a bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Lyon - Perrache Bus Station every 4 hours. Tickets cost €15 - €19 and the journey takes 5h 55m. FlixBus also services this route every 4 hours.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €170
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€120 - €220
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
TGV inOui

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 Perrache
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€70 - €95
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€70 - €85
1st Class
€75 - €95
Bus operators
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Lyon - Perrache Bus Station
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€15 - €19
Website
Blablabus
Night bus from Paris - Orly Airport to Lyon - Perrache Bus Station
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€15 - €19
Website
Blablabus
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris to Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€23 - €28
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Paris to Lyon
Ave. Duration
5h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€25 - €27
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Paris CDG Airport to Lyon Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Gare de Lyon to Lyon Perrache bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at Lyon - Perrache Bus Station.

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Gare de Lyon to Lyon Perrache train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Lyon Perrache station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Gare de Lyon to Lyon Perrache is 461 km. It takes approximately 4h 16m to drive from Gare de Lyon to Lyon Perrache.

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Air France offers flights from Paris CDG Airport to Lyon Airport.

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Book your Gare de Lyon to Lyon Perrache train tickets online with Omio.

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There are 331+ hotels available in Lyon Perrache. Prices start at €87 per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Gare de Lyon and Lyon Perrache. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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