Paris to Lyon by train
Travelling from Paris to Lyon by train
Fast trains from Paris to Lyon take around 1 hour and 57 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 400 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Paris and Lyon.
1. Are there direct trains from Paris to Lyon?
Direct trains from Paris to Lyon have been found.
We usually find around 33 direct trains on the route from Paris to Lyon every weekday.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 24 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Paris to Lyon?
The Paris to Lyon train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 57 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Paris to Lyon train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Lyon is usually scheduled to depart Paris around 05:50 and the last train is around 21:59.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Paris around 06:58, and the last at 21:59.
What's the Paris to Lyon train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Paris to Lyon are $17.37.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $31 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $102. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Paris to Lyon train tickets?
Trains in France usually open for booking around 3 months in advance.
If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Paris to Lyon by train.
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Which train companies operate between Paris and Lyon?
More than one train company operates on the route from Paris to Lyon, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Train Express Regional
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
Lyon to Paris by train