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There are 8 ways to get from Lyon to Versailles by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  2 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Versailles-Chantiers Tgv

$85 - $100

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Lyon Gare Perrache to Paris Centre - Bercy Ouibus

$21 - $32

6 alternative options

Train, RER  •  3 h

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv
  2. Take the RER from Paris Austerlitz RER to Versailles Château Rive Gauche RER

$88 - $98

Bus via Orly Sud /sortie L  •  7 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Lyon Gare Perrache to Paris - Orly-Sud Airport - P6 Carpark Ouibus / ...

$39 - $77

Rideshare  •  5 h 34 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Lyon to Versailles 291 miles

$35

Drive  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Lyon to Versailles 291.3 miles

$60 - $95

Fly to Paris Orly, RER  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Paris Orly (ORY) LYS - ORY
  2. Take the RER from Paris Montparnasse to Versailles-Chantiers

$79 - $293

Fly to Paris CDG, train  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Paris CDG (CDG) LYS - CDG
  2. Take the train from St Michel Nd Rer C to VERSAILLES RIVE GAUCHE Château de Versailles

$78 - $276

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The cheapest way to get from Lyon to Versailles is to bus which costs 18€ - 29€ and takes 7 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lyon to Versailles is to train which costs 75€ - 85€ and takes 2 h 25 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Lyon Part Dieu and arriving at Versailles-Chantiers. Services depart four times a week. The journey takes approximately 2 h 25 min.

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The distance between Lyon and Versailles is 397 km. The road distance is 466.1 km.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Versailles without a car is to train which takes 2 h 25 min and costs 75€ - 85€.

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The train from Lyon Part Dieu to Versailles-Chantiers takes 2 h 25 min including transfers and departs four times a week.

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Lyon to Versailles train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Lyon Part Dieu station.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Versailles is to train which takes 2 h 25 min and costs 75€ - 85€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 18€ - 29€ and takes 7 h 9 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 Versailles train services, operated by inOui TGV, arrive at Versailles-Chantiers station.

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Map of how to get from Lyon to Versailles.
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  • Distance: 247.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 25 min

What companies run services between Lyon, France and Versailles, France?

inOui TGV operates a train from Lyon to Versailles 4 times a week. Tickets cost $85 - $100 and the journey takes 2 h 25 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Lyon to Versailles every 4 hours. Tickets cost $16 - $23 and the journey takes 6 h.

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 12 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
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Lyon to Paris CDG via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,300
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Versailles-Chantiers
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $100
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$85 - $100
1st Class
$120 - $170
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $95
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$80 - $95
1st Class
$110 - $160
Paris RER
Website
ratp.fr
Train from Paris Austerlitz RER to Versailles Château Rive Gauche
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
ratp.fr
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Versailles-Chantiers
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
ratp.fr
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Versailles-Chantiers
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$10 - $15
1st Class
$12 - $19
Transilien
Website
transilien.com
Train from St Michel Nd Rer C to VERSAILLES RIVE GAUCHE Château de Versailles
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
transilien.com
Bus operators
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lyon Gare Perrache to Paris Centre - Bercy
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Lyon Gare Perrache to Paris - Orly-Sud Airport - P6 Carpark
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
Ouibus
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Paris, Orly Sud
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Lyon to Versailles
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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More Questions & Answers

Yes, the driving distance between Lyon to Versailles is 466 km. It takes approximately 4 h 21 min to drive from Lyon to Versailles.

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

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Book your Lyon to Versailles train tickets online with Loco2.

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There are 4832+ hotels available in Versailles. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Lyon and Versailles. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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

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