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Cheap Lyon - Paris trains

Your train will leave from Lyon-Perrache TGV (downtown station) and Lyon-Saint-Exupéry and get you to Paris Gare de Lyon (downtown station), Paris Aéroport Roissy CDG, Paris Marne-La-Vallée Chessy and Paris Bercy  

Overview of your Lyon - Paris journey:


Lowest price for adults


Departure station

Lyon-Perrache TGV (downtown station),

Arrival station

Paris Gare de Lyon or Paris Bercy (downtown
stations), Paris Aéroport Roissy CDG, Paris
Marne-la-Vallée Chessy

Duration of journey


Fixed price for children



Plan your Lyon - Paris trip

How much does a train ticket from Lyon to Paris cost?

Lyon - Paris high-speed train tickets start at €16* per adult and €8** per child. Great, isn't it? You can snap up bargain tickets with the early-bird sales. Or you can let OUIGO inform you about the cheapest Lyon - Paris tickets by clicking on the "Show the best prices of the month" tab.  

You can also travel on an OUIGO Classical train. It costs between €10 and €49 per adult* and maximum €5** per child for a Lyon - Paris trip!  

How long is the trip from Lyon to Paris?

A Lyon – Paris trip by TGV takes between 1.45h and 2.15h. It’s a direct journey so you can easily and cheaply reach the capital.  

The Classical Train from Lyon to Paris takes about 5 hours: enough time to finish the last season of your favourite series!  

Which railway stations run services between Lyon and Paris?

TGV trains leave from Lyon-Perrache TGV and Lyon-Saint-Exupéry stations and go to Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Marne-la-Vallée Chessy and CDG Airport in Paris. OUIGO trains also go to the TGV station in Marne-la-Vallée, a few RER stops from the city centre. To get to central Paris, just take an RER A regional train. RER A trains are roughly every 15 minutes and will get you to central Paris in under an hour.  


A lot of travellers use OUIGO to get to Disneyland Paris… a smart choice as OUIGO TGVs stop at Marne-la-Vallée Chessy, so you're just a stone’s throw from the theme park!  


Planning to take to the skies? Why not take the TGV to Paris-Charles-de-Gaulle airport? OUIGO trains stop at the TGV station at Paris-Roissy CDG 2 airport. And you can get from the airport to central Paris via the RER B regional network.  


OUIGO Classical train leaves from Lyon-Perrache station and go to Paris-Bercy or Paris-Austerlitz stations. If it's easier for you, you can also catch a train to Villeneuve-Saint-Georges or Melun!  

Are there direct trains from Lyon to Paris?

All OUIGO Lyon - Paris trains are direct, so you just need to sit back and enjoy the journey! Catch up on your favourite series, finish your book, revise for exams… And if you want a nap before you explore Paris's lively neighbourhoods, you can even choose a single seat.  

When do the first and last trains leave?

The first TGV of the day is from Lyon to Paris Marne-la-Vallée and leaves at 7.50am. Trains from Lyon to Paris run every day. Want to make the most of your Paris getaway? Hop on an early train and arrive in Paris in time for lunch! The last TGV departure to Paris is at 8pm, perfect if you have to work before leaving for a weekend away.  

Prefer to take a Classical train? No worries! The first OUIGO Classical train to Paris leaves at 6.03am and the last one at 6.10pm.  

Remember to arrive 30 minutes before the train leaves, so staff can check your ticket and get you boarded.  

Can you travel in a group on a Lyon to Paris train?

Off course! Groups can easily travel together on an OUIGO High Speed or Classical train! 

Have you found a low-cost Lyon - Paris ticket that fits in with your plans? Well, in just a couple of clicks, you can book and pay the fare. If you are travelling with friends, OUIGO lets you synchronize Lyon - Paris train times to make sure you're all on the same train. Sort out your travel plans in advance and get unbeatable prices! 

What should you do if you want to change your Lyon - Paris ticket?

If your plans change at the last minute, you can easily modify your train ticket dates and the destination! Plus, it only costs €19 per passenger per trip. Simply go to the My Bookings section and follow the instructions!  

You can also go for the OUIGOFLEX option for €9: a practical option that you can choose when booking which allows you to modify your dates or destination as many times as necessary, at no extra cost!  

Trains schedule for Lyon – Paris

Check out the Lyon-Paris timetable and book a ticket up to one hour before the train's scheduled departure. You can stay up to date with Lyon – Paris departure times via OUIGO's website!   

Keep up to date with departure times for Lyon-Paris trains. Traffic problems, train delays… stay informed about departures via OUIGO's website! 


OUIGO trains provide the comfort of second-class travel in addition to two great deals for Lyon - Paris trips: 


Take advantage of the OUIGO Plus offer… 

The OUIGO Plus offer only costs €9 more. It means you can benefit from a range of OUIGO extras! If you want to access Wi-Fi, need to take extra luggage, wish to choose your seat… in short, whatever you're after, you'll find it in the OUIGO Plus package!  

Choose your seat


Extra luggage or an XL bag





…and don't forget there's the OUIGO Essential offer!

Thanks to OUIGO Essentiel, you can get low-cost tickets and just select the options that suit your needs. You can customise your trip for even more comfort while sticking to your budget. There's nothing better than a tailor-made trip!


The OUIGO ticket

Hand luggage 36x27x15

Suitecase/backpack etc. 55x35x25





Our tips for buying a low-cost Lyon - Paris train ticket 


Take advantage of early-bird sales: knockdown prices guaranteed!

Take advantage of our early-bird sales to book tickets for your next summer holiday, end-of-year celebrations, your auntie’s wedding anniversary or Bank Holiday weekends throughout the year... The perfect opportunity to benefit from bargain tickets that start from €10! 


Need to get from Lyon to Paris at the last minute? No problem!

Have you and your friends suddenly decided you need a weekend away? An important appointment, an urgent interview for the job of your dreams? Don't panic, OUIGO also offers cheap TGV and Classical Train tickets for any last-minute departures. So you can rely on OUIGO and its low-cost tickets for any trip from Lyon to Paris even at the very last minute! 


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What to do in Paris? 

Visiting Paris as a family or couple? Whatever your favourite activities or the season you go, you'll find plenty to see, do and enjoy!  

A few suggestions…  


  • Stroll along the banks of the Seine on quays that are now pedestrianised: perfect for a calm moment, with free games for the kids, and cafés for adults!  

  • Enjoy a wander through the Jardin des Tuileries or the Parc des Buttes Chaumont, followed by a picnic in the Luxembourg Gardens. 

  • Marvel at the collections in the Museum of Natural History or the Museum of Arts and Crafts; take the kids on a fun, informative visit to La Villette or the Jardin des Plantes.