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

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

Recommended option

Train  •  5h 49m

  1. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Toulouse Matabiau Tgv

112€ - 162€

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Toulouse Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine > Toulouse > Carcassonne > Perpignan > Le Perthus - France > Le Perthus - Espagne > Barcelona Nord - Bus Station / ...

19€ - 40€

5 alternative options

Night train  •  7h 49m

  1. Take the night train from Paris Austerlitz to Toulouse Matabiau 3731

80€ - 150€

Rideshare  •  8h 23m

  1. Take the rideshare from Paris to Toulouse 676.5 km

43€ - 44€

Drive  •  6h 22m

  1. Drive from Gare de Lyon to Toulouse 676.5 km

70€ - 110€

Train to Paris Orly, fly  •  3h 28m

  1. Take the train from Gare D'austerlitz to Rungis La Fraternelle
  2. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Toulouse (TLS) ORY - TLS

52€ - 159€

Fly from Paris CDG  •  3h 34m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Toulouse (TLS) CDG - TLS

68€ - 191€

Gare de Lyon to Toulouse by walk, subway and train

The journey time between Gare de Lyon and Toulouse is around 4h 44m and covers a distance of around 799 km. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 38m. Operated by Paris Metro and TGV inOui, the Gare de Lyon to Toulouse service departs from Gare de Lyon and arrives in Toulouse Matabiau. Typically 34 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
4h 44m
Fastest journey time:
4h 38m
Services per week:
34
Cheapest price:
112€
Carbon emissions:
42 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:16
Last service departs at:
19:27

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Gare de Lyon to Toulouse walk, subway and train schedules

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Gare de Lyon to Toulouse is to bus which costs 19€ - 40€ and takes 8h 59m.

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The quickest way to get from Gare de Lyon to Toulouse is to train and fly which costs 50€ - 160€ and takes 3h 28m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine and arriving at Toulouse. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8h 40m.

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Yes, there is an overnight train departing from Paris Austerlitz and arriving at Toulouse Matabiau. This train operates every day. The journey takes approximately 7h 38m.

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The distance between Gare de Lyon and Toulouse is 587 km. The road distance is 676.5 km.

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The best way to get from Gare de Lyon to Toulouse without a car is to train which takes 5h 49m and costs 110€ - 170€.

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It takes approximately 5h 49m to get from Gare de Lyon to Toulouse, including transfers.

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

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Gare de Lyon to Toulouse train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 station.

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The best way to get from Gare de Lyon to Toulouse is to train which takes 5h 49m and costs 110€ - 170€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 19€ - 40€ and takes 8h 59m, you could also fly, which costs 65€ - 200€ and takes 3h 34m.

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Map of how to get from Gare de Lyon to Toulouse.
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  • Distance: 587.2 km
  • Duration: 5h 49m

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

TGV inOui operates a train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Toulouse Matabiau 5 times a day. Tickets cost 110€ - 160€ and the journey takes 4h 20m. Alternatively, Blablabus operates a bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Toulouse 3 times a day. Tickets cost 19€ - 25€ and the journey takes 8h 40m. FlixBus also services this route 6 times a week.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 260€
Flights from Paris Orly to Toulouse via Marseille
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
70€ - 260€
Flights from Paris CDG to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 230€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 230€
Flights from Paris CDG to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 180€
Train operators
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 Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Toulouse Matabiau
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
110€ - 160€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
110€ - 140€
1st Class
130€ - 160€
SNCF

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
Night train from Paris Austerlitz to Toulouse Matabiau
Ave. Duration
7h 38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
80€ - 150€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
80€ - 120€
Rail 1st Class
100€ - 150€
Transilien

Transilien is a suburban rail network operated by SNCF that departs from major Paris train stations and connects the Ile de France region. Transilien operates the following lines: RER A, B, C, D, and E; Transilien trains H, J, K, L, N, P, R and U; Tram 4 and 11 Express; and the Noctilien night bus. Tickets and passes can be purchased from ‘Ile-de-France’ ticket machines and desks in train, Metro and RER stations.

Contact Details
Website
transilien.com
Train from Gare D'austerlitz to Rungis La Fraternelle
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
4€ - 5€
Website
Transilien
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 Toulouse
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
19€ - 25€
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 Toulouse
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
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 Toulouse
Ave. Duration
7h 56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
43€ - 44€
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Paris Orly Airport to Toulouse Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Gare de Lyon to Toulouse bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at Toulouse station.

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Gare de Lyon to Toulouse train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Toulouse Matabiau station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Gare de Lyon to Toulouse is 676 km. It takes approximately 6h 22m to drive from Gare de Lyon to Toulouse.

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easyJet and Air France offer flights from Paris Orly Airport to Toulouse Airport.

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There are 228+ hotels available in Toulouse. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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

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