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There are 5 ways to get from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Lyon by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Paris CDG  •  1 h 44 min

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

$61 - $248

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Bus  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris Charles-de-Gaulle Airport, Paris CDG to Lyon, Lyon Perrache N769

$27 - $50

3 alternative options

Train to Paris Orly, fly  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Aeroport Charles De Gaulle 2 Tgv to Antony
  2. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Lyon (LYS) ORY - LYS

$79 - $280

Train  •  2 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv

$50 - $70

Drive  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Lyon 306.8 miles

$65 - $95

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The cheapest way to get from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Lyon is to bus which costs 24€ - 40€ and takes 6 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Lyon is to fly which costs 50€ - 220€ and takes 1 h 44 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Paris Charles-de-Gaulle Airport, Paris CDG and arriving at Lyon, Lyon Perrache. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 35 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV and arriving at Lyon Part Dieu. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 2 min.

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The distance between Paris CDG Airport (CDG) and Lyon is 400 km. The road distance is 490.9 km.

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The best way to get from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Lyon without a car is to train which takes 2 h 2 min and costs 40€ - 60€.

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It takes approximately 1 h 44 min to get from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Lyon, including transfers.

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Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Lyon bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Paris Charles-de-Gaulle Airport, Paris CDG station.

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Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Lyon train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV station.

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The best way to get from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Lyon is to fly which takes 1 h 44 min and costs 50€ - 220€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 2 h 2 min, you could also bus, which costs 24€ - 40€ and takes 6 h 35 min.

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Map of how to get from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Lyon.
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  • Distance: 250.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 44 min

What companies run services between Paris CDG Airport (CDG), France and Lyon, France?

Air France and XL Airways France fly from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Lyon 5 times a day. Alternatively, inOui TGV operates a train from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Lyon 5 times a day. Tickets cost $50 - $70 and the journey takes 2 h 2 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Flights from Paris Orly to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $380
XL Airways France
Website
xl.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$29 - $130
Train operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris Charles-de-Gaulle Airport, Paris CDG to Lyon, Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Paris CDG Airport to Lyon
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
isilines.com

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

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Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Lyon bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Lyon, Lyon Perrache station.

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Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Lyon train services, operated by inOui TGV, arrive at Lyon Part Dieu station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Lyon is 491 km. It takes approximately 4 h 36 min to drive from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Lyon.

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

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Book your Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Lyon bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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