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TodayApr 25
from $33
TomorrowApr 26
from $22
SatApr 27
from $22
SunApr 28
from $22
MonApr 29
from $11
TueApr 30
from $11
WedMay 1
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ThuMay 2
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  • This trip is recommended because it is: Cheapest
    Departure time: April 25 at
    Departure city: Paris
    Departure location: Bercy Seine
    Arrival time: April 26 at
    Destination city: Lyon
    Destination location: Lyon - Perrache Bus Station
    Operated by: BlaBlaBusBlaBlaBus
    Vehicle: BusDuration:
    $33
  • This trip is recommended because it is: 2nd Cheapest
    Departure time: April 25 at
    Departure city: Paris
    Departure location: Bercy Seine
    Arrival time: April 26 at
    Destination city: Lyon
    Destination location: Lyon - Perrache Bus Station
    Operated by: BlaBlaBusBlaBlaBus
    Vehicle: BusDuration:
    $39
  • This trip is recommended because it is: Fastest
    Departure time: April 25 at
    Departure city: Paris
    Departure location: Paris - Orly Airport (ORY), P5 parking
    Arrival time: April 26 at
    Destination city: Lyon
    Destination location: Lyon - Perrache Bus Station
    Operated by: BlaBlaBusBlaBlaBus
    Vehicle: BusDuration:
    $66
  • Departure time: April 25 at
    Departure city: Paris
    Departure location: Bercy Seine
    Arrival time: April 25 at
    Destination city: Lyon
    Destination location: Lyon - Perrache Bus Station
    Operated by: BlaBlaBusBlaBlaBus
    Vehicle: BusDuration:
    $121
  • Departure time: April 25 at
    Departure city: Paris
    Departure location: Bercy Seine
    Arrival time: April 26 at
    Destination city: Lyon
    Destination location: Lyon - Perrache Bus Station
    Operated by: BlaBlaBusBlaBlaBus
    Vehicle: BusDuration:
    $121
Bus Paris to Lyon: Trip Overview

Bus Paris to Lyon: Trip Overview

Average ticket price$22
Average bus trip duration5h 55m
Number of daily buses42
Earliest bus departure12:20 AM
Distance242 miles (390 km)
Latest bus departure11:59 PM

Paris to Lyon Buses

Information on this bus route

Daily Departures42
Earliest and Latest Bus Departures12:20AM - 11:59PM
Minimum Price$12
Average Ticket Price$22
Minimum Trip Duration4h10m
Average Bus Trip Duration5h55m
Distance242 miles (390 km)
Bus Companies on This RouteFlixBus, BlaBlaBus, ALSA, INTERS PORTUGAL - INTERNORTE
Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently asked questions for your trip Paris - Lyon

Both buses and trains are available for traveling between these two cities. Both are practical and sustainable ways to travel to Lyon. Another option is using carpool services and riding with fellow travelers.

Traveling from Paris to Lyon takes around 5h 55m on average, but the fastest bus can get you there in about 4h 10m. This is the time it takes to travel the 245 miles (394 km) that separate the two cities.

Paris and Lyon are 245 miles (394 km) apart.

About 42 buses travel this route daily, provided by FlixBus, BlaBlaBus and ALSA. The number of buses from Paris to Lyon can differ depending on the day of the week. Want to make your bus journey from Paris to Lyon as smooth as possible? Busbud has got you covered! Browse schedules, pick the perfect bus for your travel style and budget - all in one place.

The bus service operates from 12:20 AM for the initial departure and runs until 11:59 PM for the final departure.

Most of the buses traveling from Paris to Lyon leave from Charles de Gaulle Airport and arrive at Perrache. These are the most popular departure and arrival locations on this route, there are other pick-up and drop-off locations that could make it easier for you to reach your destination.

If you want the cheapest way to travel this route, pick the bus. $10 is the starting point for the cost-effective bus ride to Lyon from Paris.

The bus ticket costs $22 on average. In the last 30 days, the prices ranged from $10 to $143, so it's good to do your research before booking.

Once in Lyon, you can start exploring the city and discover its surroundings. The top sights and things to do are Institut Lumière, Musée des Beaux Arts, Boat Trips, Le Centre d’Histoire de la Résistance et de la Déportation and La Place des Terreaux/Bartholdi Fountain.

Find cheapest prices for buses

Find cheapest prices for buses

Price is for a one-way ticket for one passenger and based on past searches.

Best price found
04/23
$12
04/24
$12
Today
$12
04/26
$12
04/27
$12
04/28
$12
04/29
$12
04/30
$12
The cheapest trip from Paris to Lyon was searched and found on Apr 23, 2024 with a price of $12

To save money and be sure you have the best seat, it's a good idea to buy your bus tickets from Paris to Lyon, as early as possible.

You can expect to pay from $12 to $91 for a bus ticket from Paris to Lyon based on the last 2 days. You can expect to find the cheapest price for the trip at $12 which is on 2024-04-26.

Usually Flixbus will charge you higher prices for tickets closer to the departure date. To find the best prices, you should be flexible on your date of travel.

About Bus Travel

Bus Travel Tips

Meet and talk to locals at the bus stations while traveling from Paris to Lyon.There is no better way to get inside travel information while exploring a new city than to go straight to its people.

Start sightseeing the minute your bus leaves the station. If you're on the night bus from Paris to Lyon, get comfy and count the stars.

Buses are energy-efficient. Carrying a passenger over 100 kms by coach only takes 0.6-0.9 liters of gas. Compare that to the 2.6 liters required by high-speed train, 6.6 liters by airplane and 7.6 liters by gas-powered car, and it's clear that the bus is a more environmentally-conscious option for your bus transportation from Paris to Lyon.

Make a music playlist for your bus ride from Paris to Lyon, and enjoy the scenery to tunes from your own personal soundtrack.

Did you know?

One of the longest bus route in the world goes all the way from Ontario to Alberta in Canada (with the same bus). This trip is 3,435 km or 2,135 miles long and the price is a bit under $100.

Did you know there are on average 4,400 intercity bus departures every day in the US only? This number has been growing for 9 years in a row, yay!

The word 'bus' is an abbreviation of 'omnibus" which means 'for all' in Latin as buses were meant to be transportation for everybody.

What's the cheapest way to go from Paris to Lyon?

The bus is the cheapest travel choice for this destination
Vehicle TypeTravel TimeAvg PriceDaily Departures
Vehicle TypeBusTravel Time5h 55mAvg Price$22Daily Departures42
Vehicle TypeTrainTravel Time1h 57mAvg Price$74Daily Departures25
Vehicle TypeCarpoolTravel Time4h 50mAvg Price$39Daily Departures32

The best way to travel between Paris and Lyon is by bus. By choosing the bus, you'll get to save some money as you travel to your destination, as ticket prices cost $22 on average. If you're on a budget, you'll find cheap tickets from $10. If you're looking for the fastest way to get to Lyon, choose the bus, as it will take you from Paris to Lyon in about 1h 57m - that's the fastest way to get there!

Will you be returning to Paris by bus?

Bus from Lyon to Paris

You can also go to Lyon by train

Train from Paris to Lyon

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