Duration 5h 14m
Distance 716.7 km
Average price 130€
Possible routes 10 found

Florence to Lyon

Rome2rio has found 10 ways to get from Florence to Lyon by train, bus, car and flight. We recommend taking the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Torino Porta Susa and then taking the train from Torino Porta Susa to Lyon Part Dieu, which takes around 8h 2m. Alternatively, taking the train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Torino Porta Susa and then taking the bus from Torino to Lyon is the cheapest option and takes around 9h 52m.
Recommended route

Train

  1. Firenze S.Maria Novella
  2. Torino Porta Susa
  3. Lyon
8h 2m
88€ - 170€
Alternative routes

Train, bus

  1. Firenze Santa Maria Novella
  2. Torino
  3. Lyon
9h 52m
Cheapest
50€ - 61€

Bus

  1. Florence, Florence
  2. Lyon
12h 49m
41€ - 552€

Drive

  1. Florence
  2. Lyon
7h
95€ - 140€
6h 17m
80€ - 346€

Train to Bologna, fly to Lyon

  1. Firenze Santa Maria Novella
  2. Bologna
  3. Lyon
Fastest
5h 14m
84€ - 325€

Train to Pisa, fly to Lyon

  1. Firenze Smn
  2. Pisa
  3. Lyon
7h 23m
100€ - 396€

Fly Florence to Geneva, train

  1. Florence
  2. Geneve
  3. Lyon
6h 35m
95€ - 327€

Train to Venice, fly to Lyon

  1. Firenze S.Maria Novella
  2. Venice
  3. Lyon
6h 24m
63€ - 370€

Train to Rome, fly to Lyon

  1. Firenze S.Maria Novella
  2. Rome
  3. Lyon
6h 38m
69€ - 371€

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Florence to Lyon? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as "What is the cheapest mode of transport?", "What is the quickest option?", "How much do tickets usually cost?" and many more.

The cheapest way to get from Florence to Lyon is to train and bus which costs 50€ - 65€ and takes 9h 52m.

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The quickest way to get from Florence to Lyon is to train and fly which costs 80€ - 330€ and takes 5h 14m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Florence to Lyon. However, there are services departing from Nenni 03 and arriving at Lyon, Lyon Perrache via Florence, Florence. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 49m.

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No, there is no direct train from Florence to Lyon. However, there are services departing from Firenze S.Maria Novella and arriving at Lyon Part Dieu via Torino Porta Susa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 2m.

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The distance between Florence and Lyon is 550 km. The road distance is 716.7 km.

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The best way to get from Florence to Lyon without a car is to train which takes 8h 2m and costs 85€ - 170€.

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It takes approximately 8h 2m to get from Florence to Lyon, including transfers.

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Florence to Lyon bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Florence, Florence station.

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Florence to Lyon train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Firenze S.Maria Novella station.

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The best way to get from Florence to Lyon is to train which takes 8h 2m and costs 85€ - 170€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 40€ - 550€ and takes 12h 49m, you could also fly, which costs 80€ - 350€ and takes 6h 17m.

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There is no direct flight from Florence Airport to Lyon Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 40m and has one stopover.

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Florence to Lyon bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Lyon, Lyon Perrache station.

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Florence to Lyon train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Lyon Part Dieu station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Florence to Lyon is 717 km. It takes approximately 7h to drive from Florence to Lyon.

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Austrian Airlines, Iberia, Brussels Airlines and five other airlines offer flights from Florence Airport to Lyon Airport.

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There are 1338+ hotels available in Lyon. Prices start at 57€ per night.

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The best way to get from Florence to Florence Airport is to tram which takes 18 min and costs 2€.

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How to travel from Florence to Lyon

Find all the possible transport options for your trip from Florence to Lyon right here. Rome2rio displays up to date schedules, route maps, journey times and estimated fares from relevant transport operators, ensuring you can make an informed decision about which option will suit you best. Click the map below to see more travel options.

What companies run services between Florence and Lyon?

You can take a train from Florence to Lyon via Torino Porta Susa in around 8h 2m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Florence to Lyon 3 times a day. Tickets cost 40€ - 550€ and the journey takes 11h 35m.
Airlines
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
Frequency
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 650€
Ave. Duration
4h 48m
Frequency
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 650€
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
75€ - 380€
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
150€ - 650€
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 650€
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 340€
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
Frequency
Saturday
Estimated price
120€ - 650€
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
280€ - 1200€
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
90€ - 950€
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Saturday
Estimated price
170€ - 550€
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Friday
Estimated price
30€ - 180€
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
55€ - 430€
Bus operators
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
40€ - 550€

Lyon, France

Lyon or Lyons is a city in east-central France, in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region, about 470 km from Paris and 320 km from Marseille. Inhabitants of the city are called Lyonnais. - Wikipedia

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