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How to travel from Paris Gare de Lyon to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport by train

Want to find out more about taking the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport? Look no further.

There are around 4 trains per day running between Paris Gare de Lyon and Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport, which usually take 10 hours 54 minutes to complete the 14 miles (23 km) journey. It can take as little as 7 hours 56 minutes on the fastest services though, if you want to get there as quickly as possible. Although there aren't any direct services on this line, it's still easy to travel to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport from Paris Gare de Lyon, you'll just need to make 3 changes along the way. You can reach Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport by travelling on an SNCF service – the main train operator in France. You'll be travelling on either a TER or Intercités train during your journey, both of which offer comfortable seating and space for luggage.

You can save money on train tickets from Paris Gare de Lyon to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport if you book in advance, as tickets usually start from €159.40. Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to compare ticket prices and get the cheapest fares.

Want to book your train tickets now? Just start a search with us today. If you want to find out more about the journey, read on for timetables (including first and last train times), FAQs and tips on how to book cheap train tickets.

Paris Gare de Lyon to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport by train

It takes an average of 10h 54m to travel from Paris Gare de Lyon to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport by train, over a distance of around 14 miles (23 km). There are normally 4 trains per day travelling from Paris Gare de Lyon to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport and tickets for this journey start from €159.40 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 7h 56m
PriceFrom €159.40
Distance14 miles (23 km)
Frequency4 trains per day
First train08:46
Last train19:46
Departure stationParis Gare de Lyon
Arrival stationParis Charles de Gaulle Airport
Changes3 changes
Train and bus operatorsBlaBlaCar Bus, SNCF

Paris Gare de Lyon to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport train times

Check out the next trains departing from Paris Gare de Lyon to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport for Tuesday 2nd August 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
07:46 16:01 8h 15m, 3 changes
11:46 19:42 7h 56m, 5 changes
17:12 06:58 13h 46m, 4 changes
18:46 08:28 13h 42m, 3 changes

SNCF trains from Paris Gare de Lyon to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport

You can travel from Paris Gare de Lyon to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport on 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.

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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 Gare de Lyon to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport

The price of train tickets from Paris Gare de Lyon to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport starts at €159.40 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 Gare de Lyon to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport 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 Paris Gare de Lyon to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport? 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 Gare de Lyon to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport take?

The average journey time by train between Paris Gare de Lyon and Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport is 10 hours and 54 minutes, with around 4 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 Gare de Lyon and Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport is 7 hours and 56 minutes.

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

Train ticket prices from Paris Gare de Lyon to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport can start from as little as €159.40 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 Paris Gare de Lyon to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport?

No, there are no direct train services from Paris Gare de Lyon to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport. Travelling from Paris Gare de Lyon to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport by train will require a minimum of 3 changes.

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

The first train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport leaves at 08:46. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport leaves at 19:46. 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 Gare de Lyon and Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport by train?

Trains travelling from Paris Gare de Lyon to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport cover a distance of around 14 miles (23 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport to Paris Gare de Lyon.
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 Paris Gare de Lyon to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport for a typical week day using timetable data for 08/02/2022. 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 01/29/2022 for travel on 01/29/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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