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Valence TGV to Paris Gare de Lyon by train

It takes an average of 2h 49m to travel from Valence TGV to Paris Gare de Lyon by train, over a distance of around 293 miles (472 km). There are normally 15 trains per day travelling from Valence TGV to Paris Gare de Lyon and tickets for this journey start from €19 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 2h 9m
PriceFrom €19
Distance293 miles (472 km)
Frequency15 trains per day
First train06:38
Last train19:35
Departure stationValence TGV
Arrival stationParis Gare de Lyon
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsOUIGO, SNCF, Renfe-SNCF

Valence TGV to Paris Gare de Lyon train times

Check out the next trains departing from Valence TGV to Paris Gare de Lyon for mardi 15 juin 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesTrainDuration
07:38 Valence TGV09:51 Paris Gare de LyonTGV INOUI 6150 SNCF Get tickets2h 13m, direct
07:49 Valence TGV11:00 Paris Gare de LyonTGV INOUI 9898 SNCF Get tickets3h 11m, 1 change
08:07 Valence TGV11:17 Paris Gare de LyonTER 17504 SNCF Get tickets3h 10m, 1 change
08:21 Valence TGV12:13 Paris Gare de LyonTGV INOUI 6860 SNCF Get tickets3h 52m, 1 change
08:52 Valence TGV12:21 Paris Gare de LyonTGV INOUI 6811 SNCF Get tickets3h 29m, 1 change
10:34 Valence TGV12:43 Paris Gare de LyonTGV INOUI 6202 SNCF Get tickets2h 9m, direct
11:13 Valence TGV15:00 Paris Gare de LyonTGV INOUI 6871 SNCF Get tickets3h 47m, 1 change
11:19 Valence TGV15:21 Paris Gare de LyonTGV INOUI 9810 SNCF Get tickets4h 2m, 1 change
13:35 Valence TGV15:46 Paris Gare de LyonTGV INOUI 6256 SNCF Get tickets2h 11m, direct
14:35 Valence TGV16:46 Paris Gare de LyonTGV INOUI 9702 SNCF Get tickets2h 11m, direct

TGV, OUIGO, SNCF and Renfe-SNCF trains from Valence TGV to Paris Gare de Lyon

You can travel from Valence TGV to Paris Gare de Lyon on TGV, OUIGO, SNCF and Renfe-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 brand of French rail company SNCF, who operate trains in France and Spain. In France, all seats on OUIGO are Second Class and tickets can only be purchased online. You can also pay for additional extras, such as reserving a seat in the ‘quiet area’, at-seat power sockets and extra luggage. OUIGO has been operating in Spain since May 2021, and their trains include an onboard bar and a premium class of service called OUIGO Plus.

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).

Renfe-SNCF trains are the result of a collaboration between France and Spain to bring the two countries together via a network of high-speed trains. There are two comfort classes – Turista (or Second Class) and Preferente (or First Class). Both classes have power sockets and comfortable seating. Luggage security checks are in force at all Spanish stations before boarding. It's also advisable to travel with your identity card for border control.

Cheap train tickets from Valence TGV to Paris Gare de Lyon

The price of train tickets from Valence TGV to Paris Gare de Lyon starts at €19 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 Valence TGV to Paris Gare de Lyon 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 Valence TGV to Paris Gare de Lyon? 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 Valence TGV to Paris Gare de Lyon take?

The average journey time by train between Valence TGV and Paris Gare de Lyon is 2 hours and 49 minutes, with around 15 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 Valence TGV and Paris Gare de Lyon by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Valence TGV to Paris Gare de Lyon is 2 hours and 9 minutes.

How much does the train from Valence TGV to Paris Gare de Lyon cost?

Train ticket prices from Valence TGV to Paris Gare de Lyon can start from as little as €19 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 Valence TGV to Paris Gare de Lyon?

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

What time does the first train from Valence TGV to Paris Gare de Lyon leave?

The first train from Valence TGV to Paris Gare de Lyon leaves at 06:38. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Valence TGV to Paris Gare de Lyon leave?

The last train from Valence TGV to Paris Gare de Lyon leaves at 19:35. 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 Valence TGV and Paris Gare de Lyon by train?

Trains travelling from Valence TGV to Paris Gare de Lyon cover a distance of around 293 miles (472 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Paris Gare de Lyon to Valence TGV.
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 Valence TGV to Paris Gare de Lyon for a typical week day using timetable data for 06/15/2021. 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 09/21/2021 for travel on 09/21/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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