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There are 11 ways to get from Gare de Lyon to Piacenza by plane, shuttle, train, bus, night bus or car

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Fly Paris Orly to Milan Linate  •  5h 20m

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Milan Linate (LIN) ORY - LIN

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Bus  •  14h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Paris to Milan N410 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Milan to Piacenza N424 / ...

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Fly Paris CDG to Milan Linate  •  5h 39m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Milan Linate (LIN) CDG - LIN

Fly Paris CDG to Milan Malpensa, shuttle  •  6h 24m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) CDG - MXP
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Malpensa Airport Terminal 1 to Piacenza

Fly Paris Orly to Milan Malpensa, shuttle  •  6h 10m

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) ORY - MXP
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Malpensa Airport Terminal 1 to Piacenza

Fly Paris CDG to Milan Bergamo, shuttle  •  6h 5m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Milan Bergamo (BGY) CDG - BGY
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Orio al Serio Airport to Piacenza

Train to Beauvais, fly to Milan Bergamo, shuttle  •  7h 39m

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord to Beauvais
  2. Fly from Beauvais (BVA) to Milan Bergamo (BGY) BVA - BGY
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Orio al Serio Airport to Piacenza

Train  •  9h 8m

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Milano P.Garibaldi Tgv
  2. Take the train from Milano Greco Pirelli to Piacenza R38 / ...

Train via Turin  •  9h 17m

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Torino Porta Susa Tgv
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Milano Centrale Station
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Piacenza Ic / ...

Train, bus, night bus  •  14h 5m

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Dijon Tgv / ...
  2. Take the bus from Dijon to Milan
  3. Take the night bus from Milan Lampugnano to Piacenza Central Train Station

Drive  •  8h 49m

  1. Drive from Gare de Lyon to Piacenza 921.9 km

Gare de Lyon to Piacenza by walk and train

The journey time between Gare de Lyon and Piacenza is around 9h 11m and covers a distance of around 930 km. This includes an average layover time of around 46 min. The fastest journey normally takes 8h 40m. Services are operated by TGV inOui and Trenord. Typically 21 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
8h 25m
Layover time:
46 min
Total time:
9h 11m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
8h 40m
Journey distance:
930 km
Services per week:
21
Cheapest price:
€131
Carbon emissions:
49 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:39
Last service departs at:
14:40

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Gare de Lyon to Piacenza walk and train schedules

France → Italy
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International entry into Italy from France

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France
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Conditions of entry into Italy from France

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
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  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Aruba, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Dominican Republic, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Guernsey, Guyana, Hong Kong, Isle of Man, Israel, Japan, Jersey, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Maldives, Martinique, Mauritius, Mayotte, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Réunion, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Seychelles, Singapore, South Korea, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican
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This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Aruba, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Dominican Republic, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Guernsey, Guyana, Hong Kong, Isle of Man, Israel, Japan, Jersey, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Maldives, Martinique, Mauritius, Mayotte, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Réunion, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Seychelles, Singapore, South Korea, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican unless other countries have been visited within the past 14 days prior to arrival
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • 5-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
This applies to arrivals from Albania, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Gibraltar, Guernsey, Hong Kong, Isle of Man, Japan, Jersey, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates and United States
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
This applies to arrivals who have visited Albania, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Gibraltar, Guernsey, Hong Kong, Isle of Man, Japan, Jersey, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates and United States in the last 14 days
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra and Monaco
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: San Marino and Vatican
  • Negative COVID-19 test within 2 days before arrival and testing upon arrival
This applies to arrivals from Aruba, Dominican Republic, Maldives, Mauritius and Seychelles

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Rules to follow in Italy

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Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from France

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Italy from France.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Inter-regional travel is permitted
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Piacenza is 1500.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Piacenza is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Piacenza is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1500.

No, but conditions apply when returning to France from Italy.

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Last updated: 18 Oct 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Gare de Lyon to Piacenza is to bus which costs €30 - €60 and takes 14h 26m.

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The fastest way to get from Gare de Lyon to Piacenza is to fly. Taking this option will cost €70 - €250 and takes 5h 20m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Gare de Lyon to Piacenza. However, there are services departing from Paris and arriving at Piacenza via Milan. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 26m.

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No, there is no direct train from Gare de Lyon to Piacenza. However, there are services departing from Paris Gare De Lyon and arriving at Piacenza via Milano Porta Garibaldi and Milano Greco Pirelli. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 8m.

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The distance between Gare de Lyon and Piacenza is 697 km. The road distance is 921.9 km.

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The best way to get from Gare de Lyon to Piacenza without a car is to train which takes 9h 8m and costs €130 - €180.

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It takes approximately 5h 20m to get from Gare de Lyon to Piacenza, including transfers.

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Gare de Lyon to Piacenza bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Paris station.

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Gare de Lyon to Piacenza train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Paris Gare De Lyon station.

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The best way to get from Gare de Lyon to Piacenza is to fly which takes 5h 20m and costs €70 - €250. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €130 - €180 and takes 9h 8m, you could also bus, which costs €30 - €60 and takes 14h 26m.

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Map of how to get from Gare de Lyon to Piacenza.
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  • Distance: 697.1 km
  • Duration: 5h 20m

What companies run services between Gare de Lyon, Île-de-France, France and Piacenza, Italy?

Alitalia and easyJet fly from Gare de Lyon to Piacenza 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Gare de Lyon to Piacenza via Paris Gare De Lyon, Milano Porta Garibaldi, and Milano Greco Pirelli in around 9h 8m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €220
Flights from Paris CDG to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €190
Flights from Paris CDG to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €220
Flights from Paris CDG to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €150
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €250
Flights from Paris CDG to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €280
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €300
Flights from Paris CDG to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €330
Flights from Paris CDG to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €330
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €190
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €380
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Beauvais to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€11 - €100
Train operators
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Nord to Beauvais
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€11 - €16
Rail 1st Class
€18 - €27
Ter
Website
navitia.io
Train from Gare du Nord to Beauvais
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
navitia.io
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Milano P.Garibaldi
Ave. Duration
7h 8m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€120 - €170
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€120 - €150
1st Class
€140 - €170
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
5h 33m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€100 - €150
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€100 - €130
1st Class
€120 - €150
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Dijon
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €65
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€50 - €65
1st Class
€55 - €65
Trenord

Trenord operates regional and suburban lines throughout Italy’s Lombardy region, including the Malapensa Express from Milan’s Malapensa Airport and local lines around Lake Como and the Italian Lakes. Trenord train tickets can be purchased from machines at any train station and don’t need to be booked in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 02 7249 4494
Email
my-link@trenord.it
Website
trenord.it
Train from Milano Greco Pirelli to Piacenza
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€4 - €6
Website
Trenord
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€14 - €45
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€16 - €23
Smart Low Cost
€14 - €20
Smart Flex
€30 - €45
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Piacenza
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€5 - €9
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€5 - €9
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Piacenza
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€9 - €45
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€9 - €13
Base Standard
€23 - €35
Base Premium
€29 - €45
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Piacenza
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€5 - €11
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€9 - €11
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Dijon
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€80 - €150
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bus operators
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Malpensa Airport Terminal 1 to Piacenza
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€30 - €180
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
€31 - €34
Private
€95 - €180
Shuttle from Orio al Serio Airport to Piacenza
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€30 - €160
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
€30 - €33
Private
€85 - €160
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
fr.ouibus.com
Bus from Dijon to Milan
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Milan
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€24 - €30
Website
Blablabus
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris to Milan
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€40 - €50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Milan to Piacenza
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€7 - €9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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The quickest flight from Paris Orly Airport to Milan Linate Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Gare de Lyon to Piacenza bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Piacenza station.

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Gare de Lyon to Piacenza train services, operated by Trenord, arrive at Piacenza station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Gare de Lyon to Piacenza is 922 km. It takes approximately 8h 49m to drive from Gare de Lyon to Piacenza.

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easyJet and Alitalia offer flights from Paris Orly Airport to Milan Linate Airport.

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There are 40+ hotels available in Piacenza. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Gare de Lyon to Paris Orly Airport is to night bus which takes 25 min and costs .

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