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There are 4 ways to get from Gare du Nord to Lyon Airport (LYS) by plane, train or car

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Fly  •  2h 41m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Lyon (LYS) CDG - LYS

€59 - €166

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Train  •  3h 7m

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv Tgv

€72 - €98

Train via Paris Gare De Lyon  •  3h 7m

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV Tgv

€122 - €213

Drive  •  4h 36m

  1. Drive from Gare du Nord to Lyon Airport (LYS) 487.6 km

€50 - €80

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The cheapest way to get from Gare du Nord to Lyon Airport (LYS) is to drive which costs €50 - €80 and takes 4h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Gare du Nord to Lyon Airport (LYS) is to fly which costs €55 - €170 and takes 2h 41m.

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No, there is no direct train from Gare du Nord to Lyon Airport (LYS). However, there are services departing from Paris Nord and arriving at Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv via Paris Gare De Lyon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 7m.

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The distance between Gare du Nord and Lyon Airport (LYS) is 407 km. The road distance is 487.6 km.

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The best way to get from Gare du Nord to Lyon Airport (LYS) without a car is to train which takes 3h 7m and costs €70 - €100.

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It takes approximately 2h 41m to get from Gare du Nord to Lyon Airport (LYS), including transfers.

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Gare du Nord to Lyon Airport (LYS) train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Paris Gare De Lyon station.

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The best way to get from Gare du Nord to Lyon Airport (LYS) is to fly which takes 2h 41m and costs €55 - €170. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €70 - €100 and takes 3h 7m.

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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 du Nord to Lyon Airport (LYS) train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv station.

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Map of how to get from Gare du Nord to Lyon Airport (LYS).
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  • Distance: 407 km
  • Duration: 2h 41m

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

Air France flies from Gare du Nord to Lyon Airport (LYS) 4 times a day. Alternatively, TGV inOui operates a train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv every 2 hours. Tickets cost €70 - €95 and the journey takes 1h 53m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €140
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 Gare De Lyon to Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€70 - €95
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€70 - €85
1st Class
€80 - €95
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.

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Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€120 - €210
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

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Yes, the driving distance between Gare du Nord to Lyon Airport (LYS) is 488 km. It takes approximately 4h 36m to drive from Gare du Nord to Lyon Airport (LYS).

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

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