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Train  •  3h 18m

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Le Creusot Montceau Montchanin Tgv
  2. Take the train from Montchanin to Paray Le Monial Ter / ...

€79 - €110

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Bus  •  6h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Paris to Moulins 747
  2. Take the bus from Moulins sur Allier to Paray-le-Monial Lc 13

€23 - €29

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Train via Nevers  •  4h 22m

  1. Take the train from Paris-Bercy to Nevers Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Nevers to Paray Le Monial Ter / ...

€112 - €196

Train via Nevers #2  •  4h 22m

  1. Take the train from Paris Bercy to Nevers Intercités / ...
  2. Take the train from Nevers to Paray Le Monial Ter / ...

€70 - €130

Drive  •  3h 48m

  1. Drive from Paris Bercy to Paray-le-Monial 364.4 km

€40 - €60

Fly to Lyon, train  •  6h 6m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Lyon (LYS) CDG - LYS
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Paray-le-Monial

€81 - €200

Fly to Clermont-Ferrand, train  •  6h 35m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Clermont-Ferrand (CFE) CDG - CFE
  2. Take the train from Clermont-Ferrand to Moulins sur Allier
  3. Take the train from Moulins Sur Allier to Paray Le Monial

€112 - €454

Paris to Paray-le-Monial by train and bus

The journey time between Paris and Paray-le-Monial is around 4h 43m and covers a distance of around 356 km. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 59m. Operated by TGV inOui, Swiss PostAuto, monRéZO and others, the Paris to Paray-le-Monial service departs from Paris Gare De Lyon and arrives in Paray Le Monial. Typically 34 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
4h 43m
Fastest journey time:
2h 59m
Services per week:
34
Cheapest price:
€65
Carbon emissions:
19 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:52
Last service departs at:
19:58

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Paris to Paray-le-Monial train and bus schedules

Paris → Paray-le-Monial
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Paris to Paray-le-Monial is to bus which costs €22 - €29 and takes 6h 23m.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Paray-le-Monial is to train which costs €75 - €110 and takes 3h 18m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Paris to Paray-le-Monial. However, there are services departing from Paris and arriving at Paray-le-Monial via Moulins sur Allier. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 23m.

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No, there is no direct train from Paris to Paray-le-Monial. However, there are services departing from Paris-Bercy and arriving at Paray Le Monial via Nevers. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 22m.

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The distance between Paris and Paray-le-Monial is 298 km. The road distance is 364.4 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Paray-le-Monial without a car is to train which takes 3h 18m and costs €75 - €110.

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It takes approximately 3h 18m to get from Paris to Paray-le-Monial, including transfers.

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Paris to Paray-le-Monial bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Paris station.

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Paris to Paray-le-Monial train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Paris-Bercy station.

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The best way to get from Paris to Paray-le-Monial is to train which takes 3h 18m and costs €75 - €110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €22 - €29 and takes 6h 23m.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Paray-le-Monial.
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  • Distance: 298.4 km
  • Duration: 3h 18m

What companies run services between Paris, France and Paray-le-Monial, France?

You can take a train from Paris Bercy to Paray-le-Monial via Le Creusot Montceau Montchanin, Le Creusot-Montceau-Montchani, Montchanin, and Montchanin in around 3h 18m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Paris Bercy to Paray-le-Monial via Moulins and Moulins sur Allier in around 6h 23m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €140
Flights from Paris CDG to Clermont-Ferrand
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €350
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 Le Creusot Montceau Montchanin
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€55 - €70
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€55 - €65
1st Class
€55 - €70
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. 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 Montchanin to Paray Le Monial
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€7 - €21
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€7 - €12
Rail 1st Class
€14 - €21
Train from Nevers to Paray Le Monial
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€16 - €40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€16 - €24
Rail 1st Class
€25 - €40
Train from Paris Bercy to Nevers
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€30 - €45
Rail 1st Class
€40 - €60
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Paray Le Monial
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€16 - €35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€16 - €23
Rail 1st Class
€24 - €35
Train from Clermont Ferrand to Moulins Sur Allier
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€14 - €35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€14 - €20
Rail 1st Class
€22 - €35
Train from Moulins Sur Allier to Paray Le Monial
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€9 - €24
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€9 - €14
Rail 1st Class
€16 - €24
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Montchanin to Paray-le-Monial
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€20 - €40
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Paris-Bercy to Nevers
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€70 - €130
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Nevers to Paray-le-Monial
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€40 - €70
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Paray-le-Monial
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€35 - €70
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Clermont-Ferrand to Moulins sur Allier
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€30 - €65
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Moulins sur Allier to Paray-le-Monial
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€24 - €45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bus operators
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris to Moulins
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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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 Paray-le-Monial bus services, operated by Swiss PostAuto, arrive at Paray-le-Monial station.

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Paris to Paray-le-Monial train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Paray Le Monial station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Paray-le-Monial is 364 km. It takes approximately 3h 48m to drive from Paris to Paray-le-Monial.

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

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There are 22+ hotels available in Paray-le-Monial. Prices start at €75 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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