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Train  •  2h 40m

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

€55 - €112

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6h 43m

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

€20 - €46

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Train via Lyon Perrache  •  2h 57m

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Lyon Perrache Tgv / ...

€121 - €214

Drive  •  4h 38m

  1. Drive from Paris Bercy to Vienne 491 km

€50 - €80

Fly Paris CDG to Lyon, train  •  4h 4m

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

€70 - €183

Fly Paris Orly to Le Puy, train  •  6h 31m

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Le Puy (LPY) ORY - LPY
  2. Take the train from Le Puy En Velay to St Etienne Chateaucreux

€112 - €439

Paris to Vienne by train

The train journey time between Paris and Vienne is around 3h 11m and covers a distance of around 459 km. The fastest train normally takes 2h 38m. Operated by TGV inOui, SNCF and Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), the Paris to Vienne train service departs from Paris Gare De Lyon and arrives in Vienne. Typically 88 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
3h 11m
Fastest train time:
2h 38m
Trains per week:
88
Cheapest price:
€87
Carbon emissions:
24 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:52
Last train departs at:
22:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Paris to Vienne train schedules

Paris → Vienne
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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Vienne is to bus which costs €20 - €50 and takes 6h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Vienne is to train which costs €55 - €120 and takes 2h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Paris to Vienne. However, there are services departing from Paris Gare De Lyon and arriving at Vienne via Lyon Part Dieu. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 40m.

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The distance between Paris and Vienne is 417 km. The road distance is 491 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Vienne without a car is to train which takes 2h 40m and costs €55 - €120.

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It takes approximately 2h 40m to get from Paris to Vienne, including transfers.

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Paris to Vienne 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 Vienne is to train which takes 2h 40m and costs €55 - €120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €20 - €50 and takes 6h 43m.

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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 Vienne train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Lyon Part Dieu station.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Vienne.
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  • Distance: 416.5 km
  • Duration: 2h 40m

What companies run services between Paris, France and Vienne, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France?

TGV inOui operates a train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Lyon Part Dieu hourly. Tickets cost €70 - €95 and the journey takes 1h 59m. SNCF also services this route 5 times a week. Alternatively, Blablabus operates a bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Lyon - Perrache Bus Station every 3 hours. Tickets cost €15 - €19 and the journey takes 5h 55m. FlixBus also services this route every 3 hours.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €140
Twin Jet
Website
twinjet.fr
Flights from Paris Orly to Le Puy
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€22 - €290
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 Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€70 - €95
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€70 - €85
1st Class
€75 - €95
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 Paris Gare De Lyon to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
5h 11m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€50 - €95
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€50 - €75
Rail 1st Class
€65 - €95
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Vienne
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €18
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€5 - €9
Rail 1st Class
€12 - €18
Train from Le Puy En Velay to St Etienne Chateaucreux
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€11 - €28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€11 - €17
Rail 1st Class
€19 - €28
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 Paris Gare de Lyon to Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€110 - €210
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Vienne
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€15 - €28
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Le Puy-en-Velay to Saint-Étienne Châteaucreux
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€29 - €55
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Lyon - Perrache Bus Station
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
Every 3 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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
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

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Vienne is 491 km. It takes approximately 4h 38m to drive from Paris to Vienne.

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

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There are 134+ hotels available in Vienne. 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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