Trains Lyon to Paris
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- About 32 trains per day from Lyon to Paris
- Fastest journey is 1 hour 53 minutes (changes: 0)
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- Distance: 391 km
- Fastest route: 1 hour 53 minutes
- Number of trains: 32
- Changes: 0
- First train: 06:02
- Last train: 21:02
- Trains operator(s): SNCF, Ouigo
- Fare range: €10 - €163
- From price: €10
Book your train journey from Lyon to Paris in just 2 minutes - always the best price! The rates from Lyon to Paris start from €10!
Every day 32 trains run between Lyon and Paris. The distance is 391 kilometers and the fastest train journey takes 1 hour 53 minutes.
The earlier you book, the cheaper train tickets are. Just before departure, train tickets can be three to ten times more expensive. For this route the price difference from early booking to just before departure is €10 - €163.
Train times / timetable
Find all train times in Europe here: travel from Lyon to Paris with SNCF, Ouigo, the first train leaves at 06:02 and the last train at 21:02.
SNCF is the name of the railways in France.
The high speed train of SNCF is the TGV. The TGV connects all major destinations in France and many big cities in countries nearby like Spain, Switzerland and Italy. On some routes like Paris to Marseille, Paris to Bordeaux and Paris to Strasbourg the TGV reaches speeds up to 300km/h. Paris-Marseille takes just 3 hours, very fast seen the distance of 700 kilometers.
Railway Station Lyon
Lyon Part Dieu is the name of the main train station of Lyon and is located around 3 kilometers from the city centre. There are many shops and restaurants in and arond the station and there is Wifi hotspot.
- Wifi: free, but limited
- Lockers: yes, 06h15-23h00
- Restaurants: yes
- Parking: yes, paid
To the city centre
- Walking: 30 minutes
- Bike: yes, https://velov.grandlyon.com/fr/les-stations/3010-part-dieu-cuirassier.html
- Tram: -
- Subway: yes, 3 stops
- Bus: yes
- Taxi: yes
What is the name of the main station in Paris?
Paris does not have one central station, but several large stations: Paris Gare du Nord for Northern France, Gare de Lyon for the Rhone Valley and the Cote d'Azur, Gare de Austerlitz and Gare de Bercy for central France the and Gare de Bercy, Gare de Montparnasse for the southwest and west of France.
Can you walk from the station to the (old) city centre?
The various train stations of Paris are all within the peripherique. Each of these stations is easily accessible by public transport, for example the metro.
Paris, city of romance and light, is easy to reach by train. High speed trains run from all over France and Europe to Paris. Arrive at the magnificent Gare du Nord and Gare de Lyon and explore the Eifel Tower, Notre Dame and Maddam Tussaud's. Insider tip: have a lunch, dinner or drink in Le Train Blue. The most elegant restaurant of any train station in the world. Named after the sleeper that ran between Paris and the French Riviera.
Frequently Asked Questions
How long does it take to travel from Lyon to Paris?
The average travel time between Lyon and Paris is 1 hour 53 minutes. On average 32 trains per day run between Lyon and Paris. The first train is leaving Lyon at 06:02 and the last at 21:02. The prices for train tickets from Lyon to Paris start from €10.
How much does it cost to take the train from Lyon to Paris?
The train fares for tickets from Lyon to Paris start from €10. If you book early you have more chance to buy cheap train tickets from Lyon to Paris. Sometimes tickets cost up to 4-5 times more just before departure than at the time the sales period starts.
How do I get from Lyon to Paris?
On average 32 trains per day run between Lyon and Paris. The number of changes on this route is 0. Trains are one of the best ways to travel around Europe, they are fast, convenient and if you book on time there are often great deals. Fares for trains from Lyon to Paris start from €10.
How long is the train ride from Lyon to Paris?
The average travel time between Lyon and Paris is 1 hour 53 minutes. Every day 32 runs between Lyon and Paris and the number of changes is 0. Train times can vary at any time of the day - check our rail planner for all the actual train times.
How far is Lyon from Paris by train?
The distance between Lyon and Paris is 391 kilometers. The average travel time is 1 hour 53 minutes and there are approximately 32 trains per day running between Lyon and Paris. The first train leaves from Lyon at 06:02 and the last one at 21:02.
Which trains run from Lyon to Paris?
The following railway companies operate on the route between Lyon and Paris: SNCF, Ouigo. The average travel time is 1 hour 53 minutes, the distance is 391 kilometers and fares start from €10.
How to buy cheap train tickets from Lyon to Paris?
Book your train tickets from Lyon to Paris as early as possible - sometimes it saves 4-5 times than booking just before departure. If rail tickets between Lyon and Paris are already available try to avoid peak times and / or travel on Tuesday or Thursday. Train tickets from Lyon to Paris start from €10.
Do prices go down for trains Lyon to Paris?
Unfortunately, no - there are no last minutes. Train tickets from Lyon to Paris only become more expensive the closer to departure time. The only way to purchase cheap train tickets is to book as early as possible. In general, it is more economical to travel between Lyon and Paris on Tuesday or Thursday, avoid peak times and / or travel late in the morning or in the early afternoon.
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