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This GARE DE LYON TRAIN STATION GUIDE (and subway) will help you to move around Paris and you will have all the information about destinations, ticket prices, transport from the station, shops and much more. Keep reading!
It’s one of the 3 stations with most passengers in France and Europe, the Gare de Lyon is located on the north side of the River Seine. It’s famously known for the Train Bleu restaurant that is just an amazing experience in itself.
It was built during 1855. However, in 1871 the station caught fire and got completely burnt. It was then built again from scratch and it is a piece of marvelous architecture.
In the station, there is a huge clock tower and a landmark location for the locals of Paris. While you are there, don’t just swift through. Look around and take in the magnificent beauty of this station.
It heads towards many known places and mostly towards the southeast part of Paris and then out of the city. The trains depart to these following locations:
SNCF – TGV Lyria train
SNCF – TGV
INOUI TGV train
You should use RER A for travel to Disneyland from Gare de Lyon. The duration of the journey is about 50 minutes and the price of the ticket is € 7.60. If you visit Paris with children this is a mandatory stop.
Tickets are valid for RER, SNCF trains and subway. The price of the ticket is 1.90€ per trip, although you can buy a 10-trip ticket for 14.90€ (-4.10€ discount). You can buy them at any Parisian station.
Line 20: Gare de Lyon, Gare Saint Lazare
Line 24: Gare Saint Lazare
Line 29: Gare Saint Lazare
Line 61: Gare d’Austerlitz
Line 65: Gare d’Austerlitz
Line 91: Gare de Montparnasse
There is a taxi rank located outside the Gare de Lyon.
You can hire a car to get around Paris. We have made you a selection of the most famous and best rated car rental companies in France (links to officials websites):
If you have to go to the airports, then you can do that from paris lyon station.
If you want to head to the Charles de Gaulle airport you can take the Air France Coach that heads out after every thirty minutes.
It cost 17€ (30€ return) and the transfer duration is around 1,15h
It is famous for the Train Bleu Restaurant and you undoubtedly don’t want to miss out on this food experience while you wait. Other options are:
Apart from these eateries, if you want to get away from the noise then you can sit in the Grand Voyager Lounge that is available for first-class ticket holders. However, if you are not, then the Big Ben Bar is a great quiet place to grab a quick bite and relax.
There are also restrooms and showers inside the station that you can use if you don’t have enough time. They also have lockers that are operated through coins. It operates from 4:30 am to 1:30 am every single day, even on public holidays!
There are many hotel options to choose from at Gare de Lyon. We leave you our recommendation of hotels for their rated (from more expensive to cheaper):