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Lyon to Paris

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1 suggested route to go from Lyon to Paris by flight, train, car, bus

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How to travel from Lyon to Paris ?

Trip Lyon Paris

Modes of transportplane, carpooling, bus, train
Distance243 mi
Direct lineYes

Paris is your next holiday destination but you're wondering how to go there and how it is possible to get the cheapest Lyon to Paris transport offers? Browsing several websites to get a simple information and book your trip is always very tedious.

On Vivanoda, a unique travel planner that compares and combines flights, trains, carpooling and buses to go to Paris from Lyon, you'll save time and money! Just enter your travel dates to Paris then Vivanoda will do the rest. To refine your search according to your preferences, use the filters and sorting options available.

To reach your destination from Lyon, you will travel with SNCF, Eurolines, Air France, OUIBUS, TGV Lyria, Isilines, OUIGO or Blablacar by buses, carpooling, trains or flights.

If you've already chosen the mode of transport you'd like to travel with, go directly to the dedicated section:

Lyon to Paris bus

Are you looking for a bus from Lyon to Paris? There is indeed a direct bus line that operates this route.

Going by bus from Lyon to Paris may not be so obvious to you. Here are some reasons that may encourage you to take the bus to Paris.

  • Very low prices! On the Lyon Paris line, carrier fares are often unbeatable compared to other modes of transport: carpooling or train.
  • These are professional drivers who will drive you to Paris safely and confidently.
  • During the trip Lyon Paris, no need to worry about the autonomy of your smartphone or computer: electrical outlets in your seat (and USB ports) will prevent you from battery failure.
  • A Wi-Fi connection is available to travellers in most coaches, which is an important asset for a 243 mi trip.

Coach companies on the Lyon Paris trip

Several bus companies serve the cities of Lyon and Paris with direct bus line: OUIBUS, Eurolines, FlixBus and Isilines.

OUIBUS Lyon ParisEurolines Lyon ParisFlixBus Lyon ParisIsilines Lyon Paris

Departure bus stations in Lyon

You will have to arrive at your Lyon stop between 15 minutes and 30 minutes, depending on the bus company, before the departure time indicated on your ticket. To make sure of the bus destination, look at the front, 'Paris' must be mentioned. Then, all you have to do is to validate your ticket with the driver of Isilines, FlixBus, Eurolines or OUIBUS, to deposit your luggage in the trunk and to find your seat.

  • Lyon

Arrival bus stations in Paris

In Paris, make sure you leave nothing in your seat or in the trunk of the coach.

  • Aéroport Paris Charles de Gaulle - RoissyPole
  • Paris Galliéni
  • Paris Quai de Bercy
  • Paris-Bercy

Train Lyon to Paris

Is there a direct train bound for Paris from Lyon?

Indeed, the cities of Paris and Lyon are linked with a direct train connection. Be careful, as this may depend on the date of your trip to Paris and there may be fewer direct trains from Lyon on certain days. To find the cheapest Lyon-Paris train ticket, we advise you to launch a search on Vivanoda with your travel dates.

Regional train Lyon Paris

High speed train Lyon Paris

Travelling at a speed between 125mph to 220mph, those trains are the fastest solution to go from Lyon to Paris by train.

Lyon Paris railways companies

These are the 2 railways companies that you may take during your trip to Paris: SNCF and OUIGO.
SNCF Lyon ParisOUIGO Lyon Paris

Departure train stations in Lyon

  • Lyon-Part-Dieu
  • Lyon-St-Exupéry-TGV

Railway stations in Paris

  • Paris-Gare-de-Lyon
  • Marne-la-Vallée-Chessy

Cheap flights from Lyon to Paris

To help you find cheaper flights to fly to Paris, we wanted to give you a few pieces of advice:

  • Don't wait the day before your trip to book the Lyon Paris flight as prices should be very high. With few exceptions, prices increase as you get closer to the departure date in order to save seats for business customers who book late and are keen to pay more.
  • Avoid weekends to fly to Paris and be flexible. Fares are different whether the flight is scheduled early in the morning or late in the evening. It is thus recommended to have an important degree of flexibility.

Which airlines fly from Lyon to Paris ?

Air France is the only airline flying with direct link to Paris from the airport of Lyon.
Air France Lyon Paris

Departure airport in Lyon

  • LYS Lyon Saint-Exupery International

Arrival airport in Paris

  • CDG Paris Charles De Gaulle
  • ORY Paris Orly

Carpool from Lyon to Paris

Ridesharing is a new way of travelling allowing people to share Lyon-Paris car journeys with others. This helps reduce travel costs for both the driver and the passenger, and also reduces the impact on the environment.

Carpooling differs from the other means of transport because of an undefined timetable. This means that when looking for Lyon-Paris rides, you'll be more likely to find ones if you search only three days in advance (and not two months). This is more a lastminute solution to go to Paris.

Before you book your Lyon-Paris ride, you have the possibility to get in touch with the driver to set all the details and conditions of the journey. The payment is done on our partner's site; this avoids to talk about money with the driver.

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