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There are 6 ways to get from Lyon to Eiffel Tower by train, bus, car or plane

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Train inOui TGV  •  2h 51m

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

$89 - $99

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Bus  •  7h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Paris, Paris 709 / ...

$29 - $46

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Train SNCF  •  6h 6m

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Paris-Bercy Lyon-Part-Dieu - Paris-Bercy / ...

$72 - $100

Drive  •  4h 19m

  1. Drive from Lyon to Eiffel Tower 290.2 miles

$60 - $90

Fly to Paris CDG, train  •  3h 47m

  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

Fly to Paris Orly  •  3h 40m

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

$77 - $278

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The cheapest way to get from Lyon to Eiffel Tower is to bus which costs 25€ - 40€ and takes 7h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Lyon to Eiffel Tower is to train which costs 75€ - 90€ and takes 2h 51m.

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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 7h 25m.

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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 Champ De Mars Tour Eiffel via Gare D'austerlitz. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 51m.

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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 2h 51m and costs 75€ - 90€.

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It takes approximately 2h 51m 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 2h 51m and costs 75€ - 90€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 25€ - 40€ and takes 7h 25m, you could also fly, which costs 65€ - 250€ and takes 3h 40m.

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Map of how to get from Lyon to Eiffel Tower.
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  • Distance: 247.3 miles
  • Duration: 2h 51m

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 2h 15m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Lyon to Eiffel Tower hourly. Tickets cost $26 - $45 and the journey takes 6h 20m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Flights from Lyon to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $380
XL Airways France
Website
xl.com
Flights from Lyon to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$30 - $140
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Lyon to Paris CDG via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,300
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lyon-Perrache to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $95
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$85 - $95
1st Class
$110 - $170
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Paris-Bercy
Ave. Duration
5h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $100
1st Class
$100 - $160
Transilien
Website
transilien.com
Train from St Michel Nd Rer C to Champ De Mars Tour Eiffel
Ave. Duration
10m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Transilien
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
6h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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

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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 4h 19m to drive from Lyon to Eiffel Tower.

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XL Airways France, Brussels Airlines and Air France offer flights from Lyon Airport to Paris CDG Airport.

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There are 5272+ hotels available in Eiffel Tower. Prices start at $77 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Lyon Airport is to Rhonexpress which takes 29m and costs 9€ - 15€.

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