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Route overview
Avg. journey time2h 00m
Trains per day33
Fare range€1.00 - €183.00
Distance391km
Train operators
First & last trains
First train departs at06:04
Last train departs at21:04
Fastest journey
Fastest route1h 53m
ChangesDirect
Stations
Origin StationLyon
Destination StationParis

Lyon to Paris train times

Check out the next trains departing from Lyon to Paris for Sunday 18th Nov 2018. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
15:37
17:30
Lyon
Paris
1h 53m
Direct
16:04
18:07
Lyon
Paris
2h 03m
Direct
16:25
18:19
Lyon
Paris
1h 54m
Direct
16:34
18:31
Lyon
Paris
1h 57m
Direct
17:04
19:01
Lyon
Paris
1h 57m
Direct

SNCF, TGV, Intercités and OUIGO trains from Lyon to Paris

You can travel from Lyon to Paris on SNCF, TGV, Intercités and OUIGO 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.

SNCF, TGV, Intercités and OUIGO trains from Lyon to Paris

You can travel from Lyon to Paris on SNCF, TGV, Intercités and OUIGO 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.

SNCF, TGV, Intercités and OUIGO trains from Lyon to Paris

You can travel from Lyon to Paris on SNCF, TGV, Intercités and OUIGO 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.

SNCF, TGV, Intercités and OUIGO trains from Lyon to Paris

You can travel from Lyon to Paris on SNCF, TGV, Intercités and OUIGO 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.

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SNCF TGV

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).

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SNCF TGV

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

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Intercites Train

Intercités is the classic service of SNCF. The Intercités lines are an important part of the French rail network. Trains make more stops and are cheaper than TGVs, and run at speeds of up to 160 km/h. Two comfort classes are offered aboard Intercités – First Class and Second Class. Intercités by night allows you to travel at night on certain routes, in sleeper cars.

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OUIGO Train

OUIGO is the low-cost TGV service of SNCF. OUIGO trains have a unique comfort class, equivalent to the Second Class of a classic TGV. OUIGO tickets are only available on the internet. You also have the option to add features, such as a power socket instead, the layout of your seat in a space called tranquillity or the addition of additional luggage.

Everything you need to know about your train journey

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Lyon to Paris train prices

Train tickets from Lyon to Paris start at €1.00 if purchased from 3 to 6 months in advance. Prices for train journeys from Lyon to Paris start at €66.07 when you book at least 28 days in advance.* Tickets usually go on sale 3 months in advance, yet in some rare cases this can be up to 6 months. For more precise information on when you can book your tickets or whether there are any promotional sales, click here.

28 days
in advance
Find this ticket!
€66.07
14 days
in advance
€71.05
Avg. single price
On the day
€86.11
Avg. single price

How long does it take to travel from Lyon to Paris by train?

The average journey time between Lyon and Paris is 2 hours and 0 minutes and the fastest journey time is 1 hour and 53 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 34 trains per day travelling from Lyon to Paris. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What time is the first and last train of the day from Lyon to Paris?

The first train from Lyon to Paris departs at 06:04. The last train from Lyon to Paris departs at 21:04. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services. Alternatively, some popular routes may run throughout the night at a reduced frequency. There may also be less services on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Are there direct train services between Lyon and Paris?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Lyon to Paris without having to change trains. There are 33 direct trains from Lyon to Paris. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

How do I get back to Lyon?

By train, of course. See trains from Paris to Lyon.

  • *Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. "14 days in advance" includes days 13 and 15.
  • **The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Lyon to Paris for a typical week day using timetable data for 18/11/2018. 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 20/08/2018 for travel on 20/08/2018 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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