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There are 8 ways to get from Paris Charles-de-Gaulle Airport, Paris CDG to Lyon by train, bus, 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 via Paris Gare De Lyon  •  3 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv

$95 - $112

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  7 h 35 min

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

$18 - $25

6 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 5 min

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

$50 - $82

Bus FlixBus  •  6 h 35 min

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

$27 - $50

Bus via Paris, Paris  •  8 h 11 min

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

$28 - $47

Drive  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Paris Charles-de-Gaulle Airport, Paris CDG to Lyon 305.9 miles

$65 - $95

Fly from Paris CDG  •  2 h 47 min

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

$61 - $269

Train to Paris Orly, fly  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Aeroport Cdg 1 to Antony
  2. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Lyon (LYS) ORY - LYS

$79 - $280

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The cheapest way to get from Paris Charles-de-Gaulle Airport, Paris CDG to Lyon is to bus which costs 15€ - 22€ and takes 7 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Paris Charles-de-Gaulle Airport, Paris CDG to Lyon is to fly which costs 50€ - 240€ and takes 2 h 47 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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No, there is no direct train from Paris Charles-de-Gaulle Airport, Paris CDG to Lyon. However, there are services departing from Aeroport Cdg 1 and arriving at Lyon Part Dieu via Paris Nord and Paris Gare de Lyon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 4 min.

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The distance between Paris Charles-de-Gaulle Airport, Paris CDG and Lyon is 402 km. The road distance is 489.4 km.

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The best way to get from Paris Charles-de-Gaulle Airport, Paris CDG to Lyon without a car is to train which takes 3 h 4 min and costs 80€ - 100€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 4 min to get from Paris Charles-de-Gaulle Airport, Paris CDG to Lyon, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Paris Charles-de-Gaulle Airport, Paris CDG to Lyon is to train which takes 3 h 4 min and costs 80€ - 100€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 24€ - 40€ and takes 6 h 35 min, you could also fly, which costs 50€ - 240€ and takes 2 h 47 min.

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Map of how to get from Paris Charles-de-Gaulle Airport, Paris CDG to Lyon.
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  • Distance: 250.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 4 min

What companies run services between Paris Charles-de-Gaulle Airport, Paris CDG, France and Lyon, France?

inOui TGV operates a train from Paris Charles-de-Gaulle Airport, Paris CDG to Lyon hourly. Tickets cost $80 - $95 and the journey takes 1 h 57 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Paris Charles-de-Gaulle Airport, Paris CDG to Lyon once daily. Tickets cost $27 - $50 and the journey takes 6 h 35 min. Isilines also services this route once daily.

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
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $95
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$80 - $95
1st Class
$110 - $160
Train from Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
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
Bus from Paris, Paris to Lyon, Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $45
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
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 Paris City Centre - Bercy to Lyon Gare Perrache
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
Ouibus

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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 Charles-de-Gaulle Airport, Paris CDG to Lyon bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Lyon, Lyon Perrache station.

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Paris Charles-de-Gaulle Airport, Paris 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 Charles-de-Gaulle Airport, Paris CDG to Lyon is 489 km. It takes approximately 4 h 35 min to drive from Paris Charles-de-Gaulle Airport, Paris 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 Charles-de-Gaulle Airport, Paris CDG to Lyon bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 1114+ hotels available in Lyon. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Paris Charles-de-Gaulle Airport, Paris CDG to Paris CDG Airport is to train which takes 3 min and costs 0€ - 10€.

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