Trains from
Paris to Lyon

Paris to Lyon route details

Route overview

Avg. journey time1h 58m
Trains per day33
Fare range€10-€261

First & last trains

First train departs at05:49
Last train departs at20:59

Fastest journey

Fastest route1h 53m
ChangesDirect

Stations

Origin StationParis
Destination StationLyon

Train times for Tue 29 Aug

11:41
13:34
Paris
Lyon
1h 53mDirect
11:53
13:56
Paris
Lyon
2h 03mDirect
12:59
14:56
Paris
Lyon
1h 57mDirect
13:53
15:56
Paris
Lyon
2h 03mDirect
14:41
16:34
Paris
Lyon
1h 53mDirect

When is the best time to buy tickets?

Buying tickets in advance can save you money. Prices for train journeys from Paris to Lyon start at €52.24 when you book at least 28 days in advance.*

28 days
in advance
Find this ticket!
€52.24
14 days
in advance
€70.51
Avg. single price
On the day
€81.23
Avg. single price

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

The minimum price of a train ticket from Paris to Lyon is €10. To buy train tickets from Paris to Lyon 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 Paris to Lyon by train?

The average journey time between Paris and Lyon is 1 hour and 58 minutes and the fastest journey time is 1 hour and 53 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 33 trains per day travelling from Paris to Lyon. 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 Paris to Lyon?

The first train from Paris to Lyon departs at 05:49. The last train from Paris to Lyon departs at 20:59. 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 Paris and Lyon?

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

How do I get back to Paris?

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

  • *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 Paris to Lyon for a typical week day using timetable data for 29/08/2017. 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 25/07/2017 for travel on 13/09/2017 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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