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Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport to Lyon Perrache by train

It takes an average of 2h 29m to travel from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport to Lyon Perrache by train, over a distance of around 248 miles (400 km). There are normally 14 trains per day travelling from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport to Lyon Perrache and tickets for this journey start from $12.75 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 2h 9m
PriceFrom $12.75
Distance248 miles (400 km)
Frequency14 trains per day
First train05:44
Last train20:00
Departure stationParis Charles de Gaulle Airport
Arrival stationLyon Perrache
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsSNCF, OUIGO, Flixbus, BlaBlaCar Bus

Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport to Lyon Perrache train times

Check out the next trains departing from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport to Lyon Perrache for Tuesday May 25th 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
07:28 10:03 2h 35m, 1 change
09:00 11:09 2h 9m, direct
09:00 11:59 2h 59m, 1 change
10:52 13:09 2h 17m, direct
12:52 15:09 2h 17m, direct
14:00 16:09 2h 9m, direct
13:59 16:33 2h 34m, 1 change
15:58 18:33 2h 35m, 1 change
16:58 19:33 2h 35m, 1 change
17:18 20:43 3h 25m, 1 change

TGV, OUIGO and SNCF trains from Aéroport Paris Roissy Charles de Gaulle CDG to Lyon Perrache

You can travel from Aéroport Paris Roissy Charles de Gaulle CDG to Lyon Perrache on TGV, OUIGO and SNCF trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

PhotoErmell, under licence CC BY-SA 3.0

TGV is the high-speed train service of the SNCF company. It connects the major cities of France at speeds of up to 200 mph (320 km/h). All TGV trains are equipped with a food carriage, a free WiFi connection, power sockets and fold-down tables. Two comfort classes are offered – First Class and Second Class, with flexible fare options available and access to the Grand Voyageur lounge in some stations.

PhotoCramos, under licence CC BY-SA 4.0

OUIGO is the low-cost, high-speed train service operated by the French national train company SNCF. Despite having only one class on board, OUIGO trains offer the same comfort as Second Class seats on TGV trains, although OUIGO tickets are only available to purchase online. To make your journey as smooth as possible, arrive at least 30 minutes before departure and bear in mind that there's an additional fee for bringing a suitcase with you, having a seat with power sockets and travelling with a stroller/buggy.

PhotoCtruongngoc, under licence CC BY-SA 3.0

SNCF is the national train operator of France. It operates all domestic trains and routes across France, as well as international services to Spain and Germany. There are three different types of domestic trains that operate under the SNCF banner – TGV (high-speed, full-service trains that connect the major cities in France), Intercités (usually a more frequent stopping service, but with all the amenities), and TER (regional train services with basic onboard facilities).

Cheap train tickets from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport to Lyon Perrache

The price of train tickets from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport to Lyon Perrache starts at $12.75 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport to Lyon Perrache by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport to Lyon Perrache

Want to know more about your journey from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport to Lyon Perrache? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport to Lyon Perrache take?

The average journey time by train between Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport and Lyon Perrache is 2 hours and 29 minutes, with around 14 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport and Lyon Perrache by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport to Lyon Perrache is 2 hours and 9 minutes.

How much does the train from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport to Lyon Perrache cost?

Train tickets from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport to Lyon Perrache can start from as little as $12.75 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport to Lyon Perrache?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport to Lyon Perrache without having to change trains. There are 7 direct trains from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport to Lyon Perrache each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport to Lyon Perrache leave?

The first train from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport to Lyon Perrache leaves at 05:44. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport to Lyon Perrache leave?

The last train from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport to Lyon Perrache leaves at 20:00. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport and Lyon Perrache by train?

Trains travelling from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport to Lyon Perrache cover a distance of around 248 miles (400 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Lyon Perrache to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport to Lyon Perrache for a typical week day using timetable data for 05/25/2021. 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 01/20/2021 for travel on 01/20/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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