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Lyon to Paris Train Tickets



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Get on board with SNCF, France’s premiere railway company, and discover what makes traveling from Lyon to Paris by train such a special experience. Your journey will be highlighted by high-end comfort and French sophistication thanks to SNCF’s impressive TGV high-speed train. During the nearly 2-hour trip, take in the magnificent countryside from your seat window as you enjoy quality onboard services with a smile!

France’s famous “City of Light” encompasses all aspects of elegant living. From high fashion boutiques to trendy bistros and cafés, Paris is French culture defined. It’s also where you can see such unmistakable landmarks as the iconic Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe monument first-hand. Other must-see Parisian attractions include the Louvre Museum, Notre-Dame Cathedral and Disneyland Paris theme park.

Purchase your “SNCF E-Ticket and Reservation” right here. Once you receive your ticket by email, simply print it out at home and present it at the station before boarding. Now you’re all set to travel from Lyon to Paris by train, seat reservation included!

Journey Details


From Lyon Part Dieu, trains depart approximately every 15-30 minutes during peak times and every hour otherwise; from Lyon St. Exupery, trains depart approximately every 1-2 hours; combined, there are 31 direct-route departures daily on average

Travel time

1 hour and 53 minutes (fastest time)

Train stations

Lyon Part Dieu or Lyon St. Exupery and Paris Gard de Lyon

Train features

SNCF TGV Duplex high-speed trains, reaching a maximum speed of 320km/h
SNCF E-ticket fares

The “SNCF E-Ticket and Reservation” is available in adult and child rates, and valid for single trips in either First or Second Class. Choose one of three ticket fare options:

SNCF E-Ticket and Reservation - High Flex

Fully refundable prior to the departure date; non-refundable after departure.

SNCF E-Ticket and Reservation - Mid Flex

Refundable up to 1 day prior to the departure date (a cancellation fee applies); non-refundable after departure.

SNCF E-Ticket and Reservation - Non Flex

No refunds allowed
SNCF E-ticket classes

Second Class

  • Comfortable, standard-quality seating
  • Brightly-lit coaches
  • Friendly, efficient customer service

First Class

  • Spacious, premium-quality seating for added personal space
  • Individual power sockets for charging personal electronic devices
  • Courtesy reading lamp at each seat
SNCF E-ticket discounts

Child discount

Children between the ages of 4 and 11 (inclusive) are eligible for a reduced fare. Children under the age of 4 who do not occupy a seat travel for free.
TGV train services and amenities
  • Deluxe food and drink service at the TGV Bar, featuring a variety of hot meals, light snacks, sweets and beverages
  • Luggage storage area next to each seat
  • WiFi internet access
  • Designated “family areas” (select trains)
  • Baby changing facilities
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Seat reservations

Your SNCF e-ticket includes travel in a specific seat.

E-Ticket Delivery

Receive your e-ticket as a PDF document by email, which you can print off at home and is valid for travel from Lyon to Paris by train.

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