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There are 5 ways to get from Gare du Nord to Gare de Lyon by train, subway, bus, taxi or foot

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  •  14 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord to Paris Gare De Lyon D

€2 - €3

Cheapest option

Line 91 bus  •  31 min

  1. Take the line 91 bus from Valenciennes to Gare De Lyon - Diderot 91

€1 - €3

3 alternative options

Line 5 subway  •  26 min

  1. Take the line 5 subway from Gare du Nord to Quai de la Rapée 5

€2

Taxi  •  10 min

  1. Take a taxi from Gare du Nord to Gare de Lyon 7.3 km

€15 - €19

Walk  •  56 min

  1. Walk from Gare du Nord to Gare de Lyon 4.7 km

Gare du Nord to Gare de Lyon by walk and train

The journey time between Gare du Nord and Gare de Lyon is around 8 min and covers a distance of around 6 km. The fastest journey normally takes 7 min. Operated by Transilien, the Gare du Nord to Gare de Lyon service departs from Gare du Nord and arrives in Paris Gare De Lyon. Typically 986 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
8 min
Fastest journey time:
7 min
Journey distance:
6 km
Services per week:
986
Cheapest price:
€2
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:06
Last service departs at:
23:36

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Gare du Nord to Gare de Lyon walk and train schedules

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

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Gare du Nord to Gare de Lyon is to line 5 subway which costs €2 and takes 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Gare du Nord to Gare de Lyon is to taxi which costs €15 - €19 and takes 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Valenciennes and arriving at Gare De Lyon - Diderot. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 22 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Paris Nord and arriving at Paris Gare De Lyon. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 min.

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The distance between Gare du Nord and Gare de Lyon is 4 km.

The best way to get from Gare du Nord to Gare de Lyon without a car is to train which takes 14 min and costs €2 - €3.

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The train from Paris Nord to Paris Gare De Lyon takes 7 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Gare du Nord to Gare de Lyon bus services, operated by Bus RATP, depart from Valenciennes station.

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Gare du Nord to Gare de Lyon train services, operated by Transilien, depart from Paris Nord station.

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The best way to get from Gare du Nord to Gare de Lyon is to train which takes 14 min and costs €2 - €3. Alternatively, you can line 91 bus, which costs €1 - €3 and takes 31 min.

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Map of how to get from Gare du Nord to Gare de Lyon.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 4.2 km
  • Duration: 14 min

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

Transilien operates a train from Paris Nord to Paris Gare De Lyon every 15 minutes. Tickets cost €2 - €3 and the journey takes 7 min. Alternatively, Bus RATP operates a bus from Valenciennes to Gare De Lyon - Diderot every 10 minutes. Tickets cost €1 - €3 and the journey takes 22 min.

Train operators
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 Paris Nord to Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€2 - €3
Website
Transilien
Bus operators
Bus RATP
Phone
3424
Website
ratp.fr
Bus from Valenciennes to Gare De Lyon - Diderot
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
ratp.fr
Other operators
Taxi from Gare du Nord to Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
10 min
Estimated price
€15 - €19
Taxis G7
Phone
+33 1 41 27 66 99
Website
g7.fr
Taxi in Paris
Phone
+33 9 77217272
Website
taxiinparis.fr
Grey Shuttle
Phone
+33 673 876 840
Website
greyshuttle.com

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Gare du Nord to Gare de Lyon bus services, operated by Bus RATP, arrive at Gare De Lyon - Diderot station.

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Gare du Nord to Gare de Lyon train services, operated by Transilien, arrive at Paris Gare De Lyon station.

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