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There are 4 ways to get from Paris to Lyon Saint Exupéry Airport by train, bus, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Lyon - Perrache Bus Station

Drive

  1. Drive from Paris Bercy to Lyon Saint Exupéry Airport

Fly

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

Paris to Lyon Saint Exupéry Airport by train and walk

The journey time between Paris and Lyon Saint Exupéry Airport is around 1h 53m and covers a distance of around 439 km. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 53m. Operated by TGV inOui, the Paris to Lyon Saint Exupéry Airport service departs from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrives in Lyon Saint Exupéry Airport. Typically 49 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Route information

Average journey time:
1h 53m
Fastest journey time:
1h 53m
Journey distance:
439 km
Services per week:
49
Cheapest price:
€70
Carbon emissions:
23 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:39
Last service departs at:
20:39

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Paris to Lyon Saint Exupéry Airport train and walk schedules

Paris → Lyon Saint Exupéry Airport
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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Lyon Saint Exupéry Airport is to bus which costs €20 - €40 and takes 7h 35m.

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The fastest way to get from Paris to Lyon Saint Exupéry Airport is to train which takes 1h 59m and costs €70 - €95.

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No, there is no direct bus from Paris to Lyon Saint Exupéry Airport. However, there are services departing from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine and arriving at Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport via Lyon - Perrache Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 35m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Paris Gare de Lyon and arriving at Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 54m.

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The distance between Paris and Lyon Saint Exupéry Airport is 405 km. The road distance is 482 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Lyon Saint Exupéry Airport without a car is to train which takes 1h 59m and costs €70 - €95.

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The train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV takes 1h 54m including transfers and departs every two hours.

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Paris to Lyon Saint Exupéry Airport bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine station.

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Paris to Lyon Saint Exupéry Airport train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Paris Gare de Lyon station.

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The best way to get from Paris to Lyon Saint Exupéry Airport is to train which takes 1h 59m and costs €70 - €95. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €20 - €40 and takes 7h 35m, you could also fly, which costs €55 - €180 and takes 2h 47m.

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  • Distance: 405 km
  • Duration: 1h 59m

What companies run services between Paris, France and Lyon Saint Exupéry Airport, France?

TGV inOui operates a train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV every 2 hours. Tickets cost €70 - €95 and the journey takes 1h 54m. Alternatively, Blablabus operates a bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Lyon - Perrache Bus Station every 4 hours. Tickets cost €15 - €19 and the journey takes 5h 55m. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €180
Train operators
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€70 - €95
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€70 - €85
1st Class
€80 - €95
Bus operators
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
fr.ouibus.com
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Lyon - Perrache Bus Station
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€15 - €19
Website
Blablabus
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris to Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€23 - €28
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Comuto Pro
Phone
+34 937 065 366
Website
barcelonanord.cat
Bus from Paris to Lyon
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
Comuto Pro

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

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Paris to Lyon Saint Exupéry Airport bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at Lyon - Perrache Bus Station.

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Paris to Lyon Saint Exupéry Airport train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Lyon Saint Exupéry Airport is 482 km. It takes approximately 4h 27m to drive from Paris to Lyon Saint Exupéry Airport.

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

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Book your Paris to Lyon Saint Exupéry Airport bus tickets online with Omio and FlixBus.

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There are 291+ hotels available in Lyon Saint Exupéry Airport. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Paris to Paris CDG Airport is to train which takes 38 min and costs €5 - €9.

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