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There are 10 ways to get from La Spezia to Lyon by train, bus, night 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.

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Train  •  8 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from La Spezia Centrale to Torino Lingotto Fb / ...
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv

$93 - $117

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Night bus, bus  •  11 h 39 min

  1. Take the night bus from La Spezia to Genova
  2. Take the bus from Genova to Turin
  3. Take the bus from Turin to Lyon

$21 - $97

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Bus  •  9 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from La Spezia to Turin
  2. Take the bus from Turin, Torino to Lyon, Lyon Perrache N729 / ...

$38 - $53

Train via Genova Brignole  •  9 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from La Spezia Centrale to Genova Brignole Reg / ...
  2. Take the train from Genova Brignole to Torino Porta Nuova Rv / ...
  3. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv

$79 - $113

Drive  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Drive from La Spezia to Lyon 360.8 miles

$85 - $130

Train, train to Nice, fly to Lyon  •  8 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from La Spezia Centrale to Genova Piazza Principe
  2. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to Ventimiglia
  3. Take the train from Gare de Ventimiglia-Stazione to Gare de St-Laurent-du-Var
  4. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Lyon (LYS) NCE - LYS

$94 - $348

Train, train to Milan Malpensa, fly to Lyon  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from La Spezia Centrale 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

$116 - $274

Train, train to Bologna, fly to Lyon  •  7 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from La Spezia C. to Parma
  2. Take the train from Parma to Bologna C.Le
  3. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Lyon (LYS) BLQ - LYS

$103 - $382

Train to Milan Linate, fly to Geneva, train  •  8 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from La Spezia Centrale to Milano Centrale
  2. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Geneva (GVA) LIN - GVA
  3. Take the train from Gare de Genève to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu

$100 - $294

Train, train to Venice, fly to Lyon  •  9 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from La Spezia C. to Pisa C.Le
  2. Take the train from Pisa C.Le to Firenze Smn
  3. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Venezia Mestre
  4. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Lyon (LYS) VCE - LYS

$91 - $414

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The cheapest way to get from La Spezia to Lyon is to bus which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 9 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from La Spezia to Lyon is to drive which costs 75€ - 110€ and takes 5 h 58 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from La Spezia to Lyon. However, there are services departing from La Spezia and arriving at Lyon, Lyon Perrache via Fermata 36 - RE UMBERTO and Turin, Torino. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 22 min.

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No, there is no direct train from La Spezia to Lyon. However, there are services departing from La Spezia Centrale and arriving at Lyon Part Dieu via Torino Lingotto and Torino Porta Susa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 21 min.

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The distance between La Spezia and Lyon is 432 km. The road distance is 577.2 km.

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The best way to get from La Spezia to Lyon without a car is to train which takes 8 h 21 min and costs 80€ - 110€.

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It takes approximately 8 h 21 min to get from La Spezia to Lyon, including transfers.

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La Spezia to Lyon bus services, operated by Lirosi Linee, depart from La Spezia station.

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La Spezia to Lyon train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from La Spezia Centrale station.

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The best way to get from La Spezia to Lyon is to train which takes 8 h 21 min and costs 80€ - 110€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 9 h 22 min.

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Map of how to get from La Spezia to Lyon.
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  • Distance: 270.2 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 21 min

What companies run services between La Spezia, Italy and Lyon, France?

You can take a train from La Spezia to Lyon via Torino Lingotto, Torino Porta Susa, and Torino Porta Susa in around 8 h 21 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from La Spezia to Lyon via Fermata 36 - RE UMBERTO, Fermata 558 - PALAGIUSTIZIA, and Turin, Torino in around 9 h 22 min.

Airlines
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Nice to Lyon
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $450
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $500
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
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $500
Flights from Bologna to Lyon via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Flights from Milan Linate to Geneva
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $190
Flights from Venice to Lyon via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $850
Nouvel Air Tunisie
Website
nouvelair.com
Flights from Nice to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$26 - $220
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Venice to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $550
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

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 La Spezia Centrale to Torino Lingotto
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from La Spezia Centrale to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from La Spezia Centrale to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $45
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
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$60 - $70
1st Class
$85 - $120
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 La Spezia Centrale to Genova Brignole
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $15
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$12 - $15
Train from Genova Brignole to Torino Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$21 - $26
Train from Genova Piazza Principe to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$19 - $23
Train from Ventimiglia to St-Laurent-du-Var
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from La Spezia C. to Parma
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$16 - $20
Train from Parma to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$13 - $16
Train from La Spezia C. to Pisa C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $13
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $13
Train from Pisa C.Le to Firenze Smn
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Genova Piazza Principe to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $29
Website
thello.com
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. 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 Gare de Ventimiglia-Stazione to Gare de St-Laurent-du-Var
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$13 - $20
1st Class
$16 - $26
Train from Gare de Genève to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Genève 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
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
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
Bus operators
Lirosi Linee
Phone
0966 57552
Email
info@lirosilinee.com
Website
lirosilinee.com
Bus from La Spezia to Turin
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Schedules at
lirosilinee.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Turin, Torino to Lyon, Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Night bus from La Spezia to Genova
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
marinobus.it
Bus from Torino to Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
marinobus.it
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
Eurolines FR
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Torino - Bus station to Lyon Gare Perrache
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
Ouibus

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The quickest flight from Nice Airport to Lyon Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between La Spezia to Lyon is 577 km. It takes approximately 5 h 58 min to drive from La Spezia to Lyon.

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Nouvel Air Tunisie and Hop! offer flights from Nice Airport to Lyon Airport.

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There are 1129+ hotels available in Lyon. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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