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Cheap Paris - Lyon trains

Your train will leave from Paris Gare de Lyon (downtown station), Paris Marne-La-Vallée Chessy, Paris Aéroport Roissy CDG 2, Paris Bercy, Villeneuve-Saint-Georges and Melun and get you to Lyon Part-Dieu (downtown station), Lyon Perrache (downtown station), and Lyon Saint-Exupéry railway station  

Overview of your Paris - Lyon journey:


Lowest price for adults


Departure station

Paris Gare de Lyon (downtown station), Paris
Marne-la-Vallée Chessy, Paris Aéroport Roissy
CDG 2, Paris Bercy, Villeneuve-Saint-Georges
and Melun

Arrival station

Lyon Part-Dieu (downtown station), Lyon
Perrache (downtown station), and Lyon

Duration of journey


Fixed price for children


Plan your Paris - Lyon trip

How much is a train ticket from Paris to Lyon?

Lyon is perfect for a weekend in the sun or a family getaway. With fares starting at €16, in just a couple of clicks you can book cheap high-speed Paris - Lyon tickets that will take you from one city centre to the other*. OUIGO offers low-cost tickets perfect when travelling with others, and if you have kids, you can get fixed-price tickets for a mere €8… 

OUIGO also runs Classical train from Paris to Lyon! A Paris-Lyon OUIGO Train Classique ticket costs between €10 and €49 per adult and €5 max per child! The perfect opportunity to visit this beautiful city! 

How long is the journey from Paris to Lyon?

It takes around 1.45h to get from Paris to Lyon on a high-speed TGV. A direct line, so you can sit back and enjoy OUIGO's numerous options: OUIFUN or a seat in a quiet carriage - the choice is yours! You can even take you four-legged friend with you! 

Train Classique trains take around 4.45h to reach Lyon, perfect if you fancy a snooze or plan to watch your favourite series during the journey! 

Which railway stations run services between Paris and Lyon?

TGV trains leave from Gare de Lyon, Paris Marne-la-Vallée and Paris Aéroport Roissy CDG 2. Depending on your final destination, trains stop at Lyon Part-Dieu, Lyon Perrache or Lyon Saint-Exupéry. 

If you hop on an OUIGO Classical train, you'll leave from Paris Bercy station and arrive at Lyon Perrache station. If it's easier for you, you can also catch a train from Villeneuve-Saint-Georges or Melun! 

Are there direct trains from Paris to Lyon?

All Paris-Lyon High Speed (TGV) and Classical train trains are direct. So don't worry about having to change trains! Just a few hours after boarding, you'll arrive at your destination ready to explore the city and have a fantastic time with your friends or family. 

When do the first and last trains leave?

The first Paris to Lyon OUIGO High Speed of the day leaves at 7.18am. This train leaves from Gare de Lyon station in Paris and arrives at Gare de Lyon Saint-Exupéry – Aéroport station. Perfect if you want to make the most of time in Lyon! The last Paris – Lyon TGV train leaves from Paris's Marne la Vallée - Chessy station at 8.52pm - ideal if you are working and then heading off for a weekend away or heading home after a visit to Disneyland® Paris. 

Prefer to take a Train Classique? No worries! The first OUIGO Classical train to Lyon leaves at 12.02pm and the last at 6.16pm. 

Whether you use an OUIGO High Speed (TGV) and Classical train, make sure you arrive at the station 30 minutes before your train leaves. 

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

Off course! Groups can easily travel together on an OUIGO High Speed (TGV) and 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 in a group, 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 Paris - Lyon ticket?

If your plans change at the last minute, you can easily modify your train ticket dates and 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 OUIGOSWAP option: this allows you to release your ticket or to buy a ticket released by another traveller. 

And if you want to be prepared, you can choose the OUIGOFLEX option when you purchase your ticket. For just €9, you can change your travel dates and destination as many times as you want. 

Trains schedule for Paris - Lyon

You can follow Paris - Lyon departures in real-time, so you remain informed about any hold-ups or delays. Plan a hassle-free journey thanks to the OUIGO website!  Keep up to date with departure times for Paris - Lyon 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 Paris - Lyon trips: 


Take advantage of the OUIGO Plus offer…  

… and enjoy numerous options! For only €9 more, the OUIGO Plus offer ensures added on-board comfort for an even more enjoyable journey. And to make things even better, OUIGO Plus is free for children under 12! 

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





What about really cheap Paris - Lyon tickets? Here are our tips!  


Get online in time for the early-bird ticket sales! 

Our early-bird sales are perfect for passengers after knockdown prices! So make sure you're ready on time, as these tickets sell-out fast… You can book train tickets several months in advance, whether for your summer holidays, Christmas, or any other special occasion in your diary!  

Does OUIGO have any last-minute Paris – Lyon ticket deals? Yes! So no worries on that front! 

Do you tend to plan ahead or do things at the last minute? Whatever your preference, you'll find the right Paris-Lyon OUIGO TGV and Classical train tickets and enjoy a hassle-free trip. A day trip or special occasion, holidays, visits to loved ones, business trips - even if you have to leave at the last minute you'll find an OUIGO deal that won't break the bank!  

Don't miss out on the latest travel promos and OUIGO deals 

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What to do in Lyon?


Are you heading off to Lyon? What a great idea! Let's start with…  


  • The amazing Notre-Dame-de-Fourvière Basilica with a superb view of Lyon  

  • What about the Tête d’Or park? This will keep old and young entertained during summer and autumn months!  

  • Old Lyon! Picturesque and decidedly charming, this district is perfect for a leisurely stroll, whether you're in a couple or with family or friends.  

  • And once it's time for a break, why not sample the city's delicious local specialities?