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Lyon - Paris
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Main stations in Lyon and Paris
Lyon PerracheOpening hours: Monday to Friday: 5am to 12:45am
Saturday and Sunday: 5am to 12:45am Trains operating in and from this station:
High speed trains (TGV), Regional trains (TER)
SNCF rail agents, Tourist Information Office, Lost and found, Toilets, Waiting rooms, ATM and Public Payphone.
Lyon Part DieuOpening hours: Monday to Wednesday : 5:15am to 10pm
Thursday to Friday: 5:15am to 11pm
Saturday: 5:15am to 10pm
Sunday: 5:15am to 11pm Trains operating in and from this station:
High speed trains (TGV), Intercity trains, Regional trains (TER)
SNCF rail agents, Lost and found, Police station, Lockers, Information Point, Toilets, Luggage storage, Wi-Fi Internet, ATM and Phone cabins.
Paris Gare de LyonOpening hours: Monday to Friday: 5:45am to 9:45pm
Saturday and Sunday: 5:45am to 9:45pm
Trains operating in and from this station:
High speed trains (TGV), Regional trains (TER, Corail)
SNCF rail agents, Car Parking, Currency exchange, Ticket Office, Assistance for disabled, Lockers, Lounge, Lost and found, Tourist Information Point, Toilets, Luggage storage, Wi-Fi Internet, ATM and Phone cabins.
Travel inspiration in Lyon and Paris
Lyon, the capital of French gastronomy
Proud of its history – Lyon was once the capital of the Gauls – the city offers an original trip back in time and through cultures. Gastronomy, culture, fêtes, nature, silk, light... you name it! Lyon has it! Besides being known for its culinary and architectural heritage, Lyon is also renowned for its effervescent cultural scene. The most appealing event of the city is the Festival of Lights, which takes place during four nights in December.
Paris, the capital of France
One of the world’s greatest cities, Paris! The capital of France is also known as the City of Light. This enchanting city, at the crossroads of cultures, is the capital of fashion and home to world highlights such as the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre and Avenue des Champs Elysées, to name but a few. In terms of architectural beauty, art history, events, gastronomy and sheer extravagance, Paris is a milestone ahead of any other city on earth. Paris has one of the world’s most extensive public transport systems. You can take a taxi if you are not much of an adventurer, but that would be a pity! Metro (subway or underground), buses and city bicycles are much more fun and are very easy to use, even for beginners.
Reviews & ratings Lyon - Paris
"Our first experience of the TG".
We spent three weeks in France and used the TGV twice - our first experience.Both trips were in first class. Trip 1 was from Paris Gare De Lyon to Lyon airport and trip 2 was from Avignon to Paris CDG airport. To anyone considering using the TGV we would say 'book it now, you will enjoy every moment. It is smooth, relaxing and very comfortable - a great way to travel'. John and Heather Moss, South Africa
"Great way to Lyon"Ross b. 06/09/2014
Three of us were travelling from one conference in Paris to another in Lyon. Travelling by TGV 1st class was fast
"Lyon - Paris"Graham c. 24/08/2014
Train was brilliant
"French Family Trip"Jane w. 20/08/2014
We wanted to see more of France than just Paris so we took the TGV to Lyon and it was excellent - a nice way to see the beautiful countryside and not a long journey for the amount of miles covered.
"Paris CDG - Lyon"Radu c. 14/10/2013
It was a great ride! I loved it at it was my first time riding the TGV. The downside was that the coach had a funny smell, probably from when they cleaned the carpets, and it was a bit bothering.
"Gare Lyon-Lausanne"Radu c. 07/10/2013
My trip for the above is very good. Ground staff were helpful this time, seats were comfortable, convenient and price was reasonable. The cabins however were not clean. Lots of rubbish fell in between and quite dusty, rather unsightly. Regards, Lyn