Paris Gare de Lyon station


Paris Gare de Lyon train station is the main terminus for the Paris–Marseille route.The station also hosts regional trains and the city RER lines A and D. It is served by the Gare de Lyon metro station (lines 1 &14). The station is located in the 12th arrondissement, on the north bank of the river Seine, in the east of Paris.


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The station is built on multiple levels and is a fine example of late 18th century architecture and is immediately recognisable by its clock tower.The station is home to the famous Le Train Bleu restaurant, which has been catering for travellers and diners since 1901 in a beautiful ornate setting.

Despite the classic design, the station has been  thoroughly modernized to accommodate France's high-speed TGV trains serving south of the country as well as Switzerland and Italy.

To get here from your Eurostar train at Gare du Nord, just travel two stops on RER line D towards Melun/Malesherbes.

Transport from the station:  Areas served from this station:

TGV (High Speed Train)

Central and south-east France
Corail (Regional Train) Riviera
TER (Regional Train) Switzerland
Transilien Line R (Paris Suburban Train) Italy
RER Line A and D (Express Regional Network) Connecting service into Spain via Montpellier

Metro lines with connections at Paris Gare de Lyon

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If you need to connect to one of the other Paris train stations you have the following options from Paris Gare de Lyon.

Transport options

Paris station (Gare)

 RER line D in direction 'Orry-la Ville / Coye'

   Gare de Nord 

 RER line D in direction 'Orry-la Ville / Coye' or walk

  Gare de l'Est

Take bus 63  Direction 'Porte de la Muette' or walk

Gare d'Austerlitz

RER line D in direction 'Orry-la Ville / Coye' to 'Les Halles', then Metro line 4 to Montparnasse Bienvenue

 Gare Montparnasse

 Metro line 14

Gare St.Lazare

To get to Charles de Gaulle Airport from here you can take the RER train line A3 or D1 to  'Chatelet les Halles' station where you can catch the RER train line B3 direct to the airport. You also have the option  of using  the Air France coach 'Les Cars' coach service between 7 am to 9 pm (every 30 mins) from Boulevard Diderot just outside the station.

From CDG airport to Gare de Lyon by Air France coach.

To get to Orly Airport from Gare de Lyon take the RER line A train to Chatelet-Les Halles where you can catch the RER train line B2 or B4 to 'Denfert Rochereau' from where you can catch the Orlybus direct to the airport or continue on to 'Antony' station (B4 only) and catch the Orlyval train to the  airport.  


13, Rue d'Amsterdam 75008 PARIS
Region: Ile-de-France
Department: Paris
GPS coordinates: 48.877868,2.324451
Open 3.30am-1am

Good map of station here if you need more detail

Do not leave your bags unattended.
Keep contact with your bags at all times (bag on shoulder, between feet, etc).
Do not accept offers of help from anyone at the ticket machines.
Only buy tickets from authorized sources.
Be aware of pickpockets.


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