Lyon to Paris route details

Route overview
Avg. journey time1h 59m
Trains per day33
Fare range€10-€206
Distance391km
Train operatorsALSA, flixbus, idbus, Ouigo,
First & last trains
First train departs at06:04
Last train departs at21:04
Fastest journey
Fastest route1h 53m
ChangesDirect
Stations
Origin StationLyon
Destination StationParis

Train times for Tue 21 Nov

15:04
17:01
Lyon
Paris
1h 57mDirect
15:37
17:31
Lyon
Paris
1h 54mDirect
16:04
18:12
Lyon
Paris
2h 08mDirect
16:26
18:19
Lyon
Paris
1h 53mDirect
16:34
18:31
Lyon
Paris
1h 57mDirect

Everything you need to know about your train journey

Information included in this video is correct as of 10/12/16

When is the best time to buy tickets?

Buying tickets in advance can save you money. Prices for train journeys from Lyon to Paris start at €64.72 when you book at least 28 days in advance.*

28 days
in advance
Find this ticket!
€64.72
14 days
in advance
€75.88
Avg. single price
On the day
€88.46
Avg. single price

What is the minimum price of a ticket from Lyon to Paris?

The minimum price of a train ticket from Lyon to Paris is €10. To buy train tickets from Lyon to Paris for the lowest price possible, we recommend that you book your tickets as early as possible. Tickets go on sale usually 3 months in advance, yet in some rare cases this can be up to 6 months. For more precise information on when you can book your tickets or whether there are any promotional sales, click here.

How long does it take to travel from Lyon to Paris by train?

The average journey time between Lyon and Paris is 1 hour and 59 minutes and the fastest journey time is 1 hour and 53 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 34 trains per day travelling from Lyon to Paris. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What time is the first and last train of the day from Lyon to Paris?

The first train from Lyon to Paris departs at 06:04. The last train from Lyon to Paris departs at 21:04. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services. Alternatively, some popular routes may run throughout the night at a reduced frequency. There may also be less services on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Are there direct train services between Lyon and Paris?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Lyon to Paris without having to change trains. There are 33 direct trains from Lyon to Paris. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

How do I get back to Lyon?

By train, of course. See trains from Paris to Lyon.

  • *Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. “14 days in advance” includes days 13 and 15.
  • **The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Lyon to Paris for a typical week day using timetable data for 21/11/2017. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 23/08/2017 for travel on 23/08/2017 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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