There are 7 ways to get from Genoa to Lyon by bus, train, 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

Bus FlixBus  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Genoa, Genoa to Lyon, Lyon Perrache N580

$27 - $50

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  8 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Genova to Turin
  2. Take the bus from Torino - Bus station to Lyon - Perrache Bus station Ouibus

$13 - $87

5 alternative options

Train  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Genova Brignole to Torino Lingotto Rv / ...
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv

$73 - $103

Drive  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Genoa to Lyon 294.7 miles

$70 - $110

Fly from Genoa  •  7 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Genoa (GOA) to Lyon (LYS) GOA - LYS

$67 - $281

Bus to Nice, fly  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Genova Brignole Stazione FS to Nice Aéroport Nice Côte d'Azur Gare Routière
  2. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Lyon (LYS) NCE - LYS

$84 - $315

Train, train to Milan Malpensa, fly  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Genova Brignole to Milano Centrale
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Malpensa Aeroporto T.1
  3. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Lyon (LYS) MXP - LYS

$97 - $256

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Genoa to Lyon is to bus which costs 23€ - 40€ and takes 6 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Genoa to Lyon is to bus and fly which costs 70€ - 270€ and takes 4 h 48 min.

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The distance between Genoa and Lyon is 355 km. The road distance is 471.5 km.

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The bus from Genoa, Genoa to Lyon, Lyon Perrache takes 6 h 40 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Genoa, Genoa and arriving at Lyon, Lyon Perrache. Services depart once daily, and operate Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 6 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Genoa to Lyon. However, there are services departing from Genova Brignole and arriving at Lyon Part Dieu via Torino Lingotto and Torino Porta Susa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 35 min.

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Genoa to Lyon once daily. Tickets cost $27 - $50 and the journey takes 6 h 40 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Genoa to Lyon via Torino Lingotto, Torino Porta Susa, and Torino Porta Susa in around 7 h 35 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Genoa to Lyon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Flights from Nice to Lyon
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $450
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $500
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Nice to Lyon
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $450
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $500
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Genoa to Lyon via Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $500
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Genoa to Lyon via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Genoa to Lyon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Genoa to Lyon via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Genoa to Lyon via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $280
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Genoa to Lyon via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $260
Nouvel Air Tunisie
Website
nouvelair.com
Flights from Nice to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$26 - $220
Train operators
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Genova Brignole to Torino Lingotto
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$21 - $26
Train from Genova Brignole to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$20 - $24
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 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$60 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $120
Bus operators
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Genoa, Genoa to Lyon, Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autolinee Giuliano s.a.s di Giuliano Renato &C.
Phone
+39 0974.836185
Website
giulianobus.com
Bus from Genova to Turin
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
giulianobus.com
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Torino - Bus station to Lyon - Perrache Bus station
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Turin to Lyon
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Eurolines IT

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