There are 9 ways to get from Florence to Lyon by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, bus  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Torino Porta Susa Station Rm-To / ...
  2. Take the bus from Torino - Porta Susa to Lyon - Perrache Bus station Ouibus

$49 - $68

8 alternative options

Train  •  8 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Torino Porta Susa Fr
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv

$113 - $145

Bus  •  13 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Firenze to Lyon

$75 - $140

Drive  •  7 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Florence to Lyon 447.8 miles

$100 - $160

Fly Florence to Lyon  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Lyon (LYS) FLR - LYS

$92 - $389

Train to Bologna, fly to Lyon  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Bologna C.Le
  2. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Lyon (LYS) BLQ - LYS

$103 - $372

Fly Florence to Geneva, train  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Geneva (GVA) FLR - GVA
  2. Take the train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu

$86 - $310

Train to Venice, fly to Lyon  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Venezia Mestre
  2. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Lyon (LYS) VCE - LYS

$79 - $387

Train to Milan Malpensa, fly to Lyon  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Milano Rogoredo Station
  2. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Lyon (LYS) MXP - LYS

$125 - $290

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Florence to Lyon is to train and bus which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 7 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Florence to Lyon is to train and fly which costs 85€ - 320€ and takes 5 h 11 min.

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The distance between Florence and Lyon is 550 km. The road distance is 716.5 km.

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It takes approximately 7 h 15 min to get from Florence to Lyon, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Firenze and arriving at Lyon. Services depart four times a week, and operate Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 13 h 15 min.

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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 8 h 6 min.

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What companies run services between Florence, Italy and Lyon, France?

You can take a train from Florence to Lyon via Torino Porta Susa and Torino Porta Susa in around 8 h 6 min. Alternatively, Eurolines FR operates a bus from Florence to Lyon 4 times a week. Tickets cost $75 - $140 and the journey takes 13 h 15 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Florence to Lyon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Bologna to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Flights from Venice to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $850
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $500
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Florence to Lyon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Florence to Lyon via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Venice to Lyon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Bologna to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Flights from Venice to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $850
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $500
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Florence to Lyon via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $700
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $500
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Florence to Lyon via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Florence to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $380
Flights from Florence to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $380
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Venice to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $550
Flights from Venice to Lyon via Olbia
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $550
Flights from Venice to Lyon via Split
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$60 - $550
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Florence to Lyon via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Florence to Lyon via Brussels
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $1,100
Train operators
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Torino Porta Susa Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Venezia Mestre Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Milano Rogoredo Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia Frecce
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Milano Rogoredo
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$60 - $70
1st Class
$90 - $120
Train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Torino - Porta Susa to Lyon - Perrache Bus station
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Firenze to Lyon
Ave. Duration
13 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $140
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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