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Taking the train from Bourg-en-Bresse to Paris in 1 hour 52 minutes

Thinking about taking the train from Bourg-en-Bresse to Paris? We’ve got you covered.

It usually takes around 2 hours 25 minutes to travel the 227 miles (365 km) from Bourg-en-Bresse to Paris by train, although you can get there in as little as 1 hour 52 minutes on the fastest services. You’ll normally find around 13 trains per day running on this route. You won’t need to worry about making any changes along the way either as direct trains are available. You can travel on this route with either TGV, SNCF or TGV Lyria. As the main train operators on this route, all offer comfortable seating and plenty of space for luggage as standard.

Train tickets from Bourg-en-Bresse to Paris start from €23.20 when you book in advance, which can be cheaper than buying them on the day. Start a search in our Journey Planner to check out the latest prices.

Keen to book your train tickets to Paris? No need to wait, start a search with us today! If you want to find out a bit more about the journey first, you can find our train timetable below, tips on booking cheap tickets and our FAQs, including first and last train times.

Bourg-en-Bresse to Paris by train

It takes an average of 2h 25m to travel from Bourg-en-Bresse to Paris by train, over a distance of around 227 miles (365 km). There are normally 13 trains per day travelling from Bourg-en-Bresse to Paris and tickets for this journey start from €23.20 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 1h 52m
PriceFrom €23.20
Distance227 miles (365 km)
Frequency13 trains per day
First train05:17
Last train21:51
Departure stationBourg-en-Bresse
Arrival stationParis
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsTGV Lyria, SNCF

Bourg-en-Bresse to Paris train times

Check out the next trains departing from Bourg-en-Bresse to Paris for Tuesday 13th December 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
04:48 08:04 3h 16m, 1 change
05:17 08:36 3h 19m, 1 change
06:52 08:46 1h 54m, direct
07:14 10:36 3h 22m, 1 change
08:52 10:46 1h 54m, direct
10:52 12:50 1h 58m, direct
12:52 14:45 1h 53m, direct
14:52 16:49 1h 57m, direct
15:28 18:31 3h 3m, 2 changes
16:52 18:47 1h 55m, direct

TGV, SNCF and TGV Lyria trains from Bourg-en-Bresse to Paris

You can travel from Bourg-en-Bresse to Paris on TGV, SNCF and TGV Lyria 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.

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).

PhotoChabe01, under licence CC BY-SA 4.0

TGV Lyria links France to Switzerland and can travel at a maximum speed of 200 mph (320 km/h). Resulting from the collaboration between SNCF and SBB, TGV Lyria has three comfort classes on all trains. Standard (equivalent to the Second Class TGV, with comfortable seats), Standard 1ère (with more legroom and access to the SNCF show Grand Voyageur at the Gare de Lyon in Paris) and Business 1ère (available all week except Saturday, on some lines only).

Cheap train tickets from Bourg-en-Bresse to Paris

The price of train tickets from Bourg-en-Bresse to Paris starts at €23.20 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 Bourg-en-Bresse to Paris 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.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Bourg-en-Bresse to Paris? 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 Bourg-en-Bresse to Paris take?

The average journey time by train between Bourg-en-Bresse and Paris is 2 hours and 25 minutes, with around 13 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 Bourg-en-Bresse and Paris by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Bourg-en-Bresse to Paris is 1 hour and 52 minutes.

How much does the train from Bourg-en-Bresse to Paris cost?

Train ticket prices from Bourg-en-Bresse to Paris can start from as little as €23.20 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Bourg-en-Bresse to Paris?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Bourg-en-Bresse to Paris without having to change trains. There are 8 direct trains from Bourg-en-Bresse to Paris each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Bourg-en-Bresse to Paris leave?

The first train from Bourg-en-Bresse to Paris leaves at 05:17. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Bourg-en-Bresse to Paris leave?

The last train from Bourg-en-Bresse to Paris leaves at 21:51. 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 Bourg-en-Bresse and Paris by train?

Trains travelling from Bourg-en-Bresse to Paris cover a distance of around 227 miles (365 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Paris to Bourg-en-Bresse. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Bourg-en-Bresse to Paris.
Average savings on fares booked prior to day of travel vs full price fares on day of travel in France. Subject to availability. Excludes coach. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Bourg-en-Bresse to Paris for a typical week day using timetable data for 12/13/2022. 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 11/01/2022 for travel on 11/01/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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