Trains from Paris to Lyon

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TodayApr 18
from $111
TomorrowApr 19
from $40
SatApr 20
from $60
SunApr 21
from $44
MonApr 22
from $44
TueApr 23
from $33
WedApr 24
from $26
ThuApr 25
from $44

Upcoming Train Schedules

One passenger / one way

7:14PM
1h48m
9:02PM
Paris - Gare de Lyon
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Lyon - Lyon-St Exupéry (TGV)
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9:02PM
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Lyon - Lyon-St Exupéry (TGV)
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Paris - Gare de Lyon
Lyon - Lyon-St Exupéry (TGV)
Train Paris to Lyon: Trip Overview

Train Paris to Lyon: Trip Overview

Average ticket price$74
Average train trip duration1h 57m
Number of daily trains24
Earliest train departure7:00 AM
Distance243 miles (391 km)
Latest train departure10:00 PM
Please note, this information is subject to change.
Train Companies

Train Companies

Train and bus companies in FR:Renfe, Trenitalia, TGV inOui, ÖBB

Paris to Lyon Trains

Information on this train trip

Daily Trains24
Earliest and Latest Train Departures7:00AM - 10:00PM
Minimum Price$26
Average Ticket Price$74
Minimum Trip Duration1h47m
Average Train Trip Duration1h57m
Distance243 miles (391 km)
Train Companies on This RouteTGV inOui, Trenitalia, TGV Lyria, TER, SNCF Intercités
Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently asked questions for your trip Paris - Lyon

The average train ticket price from Paris to Lyon is $74. The best way to find train tickets from Paris to Lyon is to book your tickets as early as possible. Prices tend to rise as your travel date approaches, so book in advance to secure the best prices!

A train trip between Paris and Lyon is around 1h 57m, although the fastest train will take about 1h 47m. This is the time it takes to travel the 245 miles that separates the two cities.

The number of trains from Paris to Lyon can differ depending on the day of the week. On average, there are 24. Some trains are direct while others have layovers. Simplify your train trip from Paris to Lyon by comparing and selecting the train that fits your travel style and budget on Busbud.

When taking the train from Paris to Lyon, you can travel comfortably and safely with TGV inOui, Trenitalia, TGV Lyria.

Trains traveling between Paris and Lyon leave from Gare de Lyon or Gare Montparnasse and arrive at Lyon Part Dieu, Perrache, Lyon Airport.

Once in Lyon, you can exploring the city. The top sights and things to do are La Place des Terreaux/Bartholdi Fountain, Boat Trips, Institut Lumière, Musée d’Art Contemporain, Parc de la Tête d'Or.

Find cheapest prices for trains

Find cheapest prices for trains

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

Best price found
04/16
$27
04/17
$26
Today
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04/19
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04/20
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04/21
$33
04/22
$26
04/23
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The cheapest trip from Paris to Lyon was searched and found on Apr 17, 2024 with a price of $26

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

You can expect to pay from $26 to $106 for a train ticket from Paris to Lyon based on the last 2 days. You can expect to find the cheapest price for the trip at $26 which is on 2024-04-22.

Usually TGV 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 Train Travel

Train Travel Tips

Taking the fastest trains allows you to travel at speeds greater than 300 km/h. Taking a trip from Paris to Lyon is not only much quicker but more comfortable too! You can usually travel directly to the city centre and save time while you're at it.

Regional train? High-speed train? Whichever train to Lyon you take, you’ll help reduce the environmental impact and carbon footprint of your trip. As you watch the landscapes unfold before your eyes, you can tell yourself that with this choice, you are making sure they remain protected.

By choosing the train between Paris and Lyon, you emit up to 30 times less CO2 than for the same journey made by plane or car!

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

Did you know?

New York holds the record for the most platforms and track numbers in a single station. Grand Central Station in Manhattan is one of the largest rail terminals in the world with more than 44 platforms and 67 tracks to accommodate passengers.

The magnetic levitation train (Maglev for short) is currently the fastest train in the world. With a speed of 603 km/ h, it is closely followed by the French high-speed train (574.8 km / h) which remains in 2020, the fastest train to date

Some trains in Sweden can recover more than a fifth of the energy they use by braking. This is especially true with ore trains as they descend from Narvik to Kiruna.

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Train from Lyon to Paris

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