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.
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).
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.§
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.
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!
For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.
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.
The fastest journey time by train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport is 7 hours and 56 minutes.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.