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There are 5 ways to get from Gare du Nord to Lyon Airport (LYS) by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  2h 34m

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

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Bus  •  8h 25m

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

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Drive  •  4h 36m

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

Fly from Paris Charles de Gaulle  •  2h 39m

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

Fly from Paris Orly  •  4h 29m

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Lyon (LYS) ORY - LYS

Gare du Nord to Lyon Airport (LYS) by train

135 Weekly Trains
2h 34m Average Duration
€30 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Gare du Nord to Lyon Airport (LYS) is to bus which costs €21 - €40 and takes 8h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Gare du Nord to Lyon Airport (LYS) is to train which costs €30 - €110 and takes 2h 34m.

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No, there is no direct train from Gare du Nord to Lyon Airport (LYS). However, there are services departing from Gare du Nord and arriving at Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv via Paris Gare De Lyon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 34m.

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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 2h 34m and costs €30 - €110.

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It takes approximately 2h 34m 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 train which takes 2h 34m and costs €30 - €110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €21 - €40 and takes 8h 25m, you could also fly, which costs €50 - €200 and takes 2h 39m.

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The quickest flight from Paris Charles de Gaulle 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 34m

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

TGV inOui operates a train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv hourly. Tickets cost €70 - €95 and the journey takes 1h 52m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Blablabus operates a bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Lyon - Perrache Bus Station every 2 hours. Tickets cost €15 - €19 and the journey takes 5h 55m. FlixBus also services this route every 2 hours.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €210
Flights from Paris Orly to Lyon via Marseille
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €290
Flights from Paris Orly to Lyon via Nice
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €290
Flights from Paris Orly to Lyon via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €290
Flights from Paris Orly to Lyon via Calvi
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€140 - €300
Flights from Paris Orly to Lyon via Figari
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €290
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Lyon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Friday
Estimated price
€200 - €500
Flights from Paris Orly to Lyon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€250 - €340
Flights from Paris Orly to Lyon via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
€200 - €500
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Lyon via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €210
Flights from Paris Orly to Lyon via Palermo
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €210
Flights from Paris Orly to Lyon via Faro
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€85 - €210
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Lyon via Porto
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€100 - €490
Flights from Paris Orly to Lyon via Oujda
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€120 - €600
Air Algérie
Website
airalgerie.dz
Flights from Paris Orly to Lyon via Bejaia
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€330 - €1000
Flights from Paris Orly to Lyon via Algiers
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€330 - €1000
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Lyon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€250 - €340
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Lyon via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€390 - €650
Air Corsica
Website
aircorsica.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Lyon via Calvi
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€140 - €320
Chalair Aviation
Website
chalair.eu
Flights from Paris Orly to Lyon via Limoges
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€130 - €200
Tunisair
Website
tunisair.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Lyon via Tunis
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€240 - €470
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
sncf-connect.com
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€70 - €95
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€70 - €85
1st Class
€80 - €95
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
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€50 - €100
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€50 - €75
Rail 1st Class
€65 - €100
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€29 - €60
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€52 - €57
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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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
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
blablacar.fr
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Lyon - Perrache Bus Station
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris to Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€23 - €28
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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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 Charles de Gaulle Airport to Lyon Airport.

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There are 321+ hotels available in Lyon Airport (LYS). Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Gare du Nord to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport is to train which takes 34 min and costs €5 - €8.

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