There are 6 ways to get from Paris to Lyon 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  •  1 h 57 min

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

$60 - $95

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris City Center - Bercy to Lyon - Perrache Bus station Ouibus / ...

$16 - $45

4 alternative options

Rideshare  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Paris to Lyon 289.2 miles

$29 - $31

Drive  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Paris to Lyon 289.7 miles

$60 - $90

Fly from Paris Orly  •  2 h 55 min

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

$66 - $267

Fly from Paris CDG  •  3 h 19 min

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

$73 - $269

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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Lyon is to rideshare which costs 25€ - 27€ and takes 5 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Lyon is to train which takes 1 h 57 min and costs 50€ - 85€.

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The distance between Paris and Lyon is 393 km. The road distance is 464 km.

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The train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Lyon Part Dieu takes 1 h 57 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Paris City Center - Bercy and arriving at Lyon - Perrache Bus station. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 45 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Paris Gare de Lyon and arriving at Lyon Part Dieu. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 57 min.

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

TGV operates a train from Paris to Lyon hourly. Tickets cost $85 - $95 and the journey takes 1 h 57 min. SNCF also services this route 5 times a day. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Paris to Lyon every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $16 - $23 and the journey takes 5 h 45 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $380
Flights from Paris CDG to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
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
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $95
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$85 - $95
1st Class
$110 - $160
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris-Bercy to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$60 - $85
1st Class
$85 - $140
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Paris City Center - Bercy to Lyon - Perrache Bus station
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris, Paris to Lyon, Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
isilines.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Paris to Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $31
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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