There are 5 ways to get from Lyon to Eiffel Tower by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  2 h 46 min

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

$86 - $97

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Bus  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Paris, Paris N729 / ...

$29 - $45

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Drive  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Lyon to Eiffel Tower 290.2 miles

$60 - $90

Fly to Paris Orly  •  3 h 32 min

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

$57 - $278

Fly to Paris CDG, train  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Paris CDG (CDG) LYS - CDG
  2. Take the train from St Michel Nd Rer C to Champ De Mars Tour Eiffel

$76 - $274

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No, there is no direct bus from Lyon to Eiffel Tower. However, there are services departing from Lyon, Lyon Perrache and arriving at Rapp - La Bourdonnais via Gare De Bercy. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lyon to Eiffel Tower. However, there are services departing from Lyon-Perrache and arriving at Paris Champ de Mars/TourEiffel via Paris Austerlitz RER. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 46 min.

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The distance between Lyon and Eiffel Tower is 396 km. The road distance is 464.3 km.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Eiffel Tower without a car is to train which takes 2 h 46 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 46 min to get from Lyon to Eiffel Tower, including transfers.

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Lyon to Eiffel Tower bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Lyon, Lyon Perrache station.

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Lyon to Eiffel Tower train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Lyon-Perrache station.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Eiffel Tower is to train which takes 2 h 46 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6 h 30 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 3 h 32 min.

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

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Lyon to Eiffel Tower bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Paris, Paris station.

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Map of how to get from Lyon to Eiffel Tower.
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  • Distance: 247.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 46 min

What companies run services between Lyon, France and Eiffel Tower, France?

inOui TGV operates a train from Lyon to Eiffel Tower hourly. Tickets cost $85 - $95 and the journey takes 2 h 15 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Lyon to Eiffel Tower 4 times a day. Tickets cost $25 - $45 and the journey takes 5 h 25 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $380
Flights from Lyon to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
XL Airways France
Website
xl.com
Flights from Lyon to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$30 - $140
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lyon-Perrache to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $95
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$85 - $95
1st Class
$110 - $170
Transilien
Website
transilien.com
Train from St Michel Nd Rer C to Champ De Mars Tour Eiffel
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
transilien.com
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Lyon to Eiffel Tower train services, operated by inOui TGV, arrive at Paris Gare de Lyon station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lyon to Eiffel Tower is 464 km. It takes approximately 4 h 19 min to drive from Lyon to Eiffel Tower.

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

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There are 4987+ hotels available in Eiffel Tower. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Lyon Airport is to Rhonexpress which takes 29 min and costs .

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