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There are 9 ways to get from Lyon to Amalfi Coast by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train via Naples  •  12h 56m

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Torino Porta Susa Tgv
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Napoli Centrale Fr

171€ - 320€

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Bus  •  22h 32m

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

66€ - 80€

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Train  •  14h 51m

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Torino Porta Susa Tgv
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Salerno Fr

124€ - 262€

Train, night train  •  20h 50m

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Torino Porta Susa Tgv
  2. Take the night train from Torino Porta Susa to Salerno Ini

134€ - 182€

Drive  •  11h 57m

  1. Drive from Lyon to Amalfi Coast 1237.2 km

160€ - 240€

Fly Lyon to Naples, train, line 5120 bus  •  8h 41m

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Naples (NAP) LYS - NAP
  2. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Salerno
  3. Take the line 5120 bus from Salerno to Atrani

111€ - 425€

Train to Geneva, fly to Naples, train  •  10h 29m

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Naples (NAP) GVA - NAP
  3. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Salerno

90€ - 531€

Train to Turin, fly to Naples, train  •  11h 32m

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Torino Porta Susa
  2. Fly from Turin (TRN) to Naples (NAP) TRN - NAP
  3. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Salerno

100€ - 267€

Fly Lyon to Rome, train, line 5120 bus  •  10h 20m

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Rome (FCO) LYS - FCO
  2. Take the train from Roma Termini to Salerno
  3. Take the line 5120 bus from Salerno to Atrani

86€ - 420€

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The cheapest way to get from Lyon to Amalfi Coast is to bus which costs 65€ - 85€ and takes 22h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Lyon to Amalfi Coast is to fly and train and line 5120 bus which costs 110€ - 430€ and takes 8h 41m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lyon to Amalfi Coast. However, there are services departing from Lyon, Lyon Perrache and arriving at Atrani via Salerno. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22h 32m.

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The distance between Lyon and Amalfi Coast is 972 km. The road distance is 1237.2 km.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Amalfi Coast without a car is to train via Naples which takes 12h 56m and costs 170€ - 320€.

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It takes approximately 12h 56m to get from Lyon to Amalfi Coast, including transfers.

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Lyon to Amalfi Coast bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Lyon, Lyon Perrache station.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Amalfi Coast is to train via Naples which takes 12h 56m and costs 170€ - 320€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 65€ - 85€ and takes 22h 32m.

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The quickest flight from Lyon Airport to Naples Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 45m.

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Lyon to Amalfi Coast bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Salerno, Salerno station.

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  • Distance: 971.7 km
  • Duration: 12h 56m

What companies run services between Lyon, France and Amalfi Coast, Italy?

You can take a train from Lyon to Amalfi Coast via Torino Porta Susa, Napoli Centrale, Napoli P. Garibaldi, and Via Nocera in around 12h 56m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Salerno, Salerno once daily. Tickets cost 60€ - 80€ and the journey takes 19h 30m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lyon to Naples
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
40€ - 190€
Flights from Lyon to Naples via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 240€
Flights from Geneva to Naples
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 160€
Flights from Geneva to Naples via Split
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 180€
Flights from Turin to Naples
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 110€
Flights from Lyon to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 160€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Geneva to Naples via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 390€
Flights from Geneva to Naples via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 390€
Flights from Turin to Naples via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 230€
Flights from Lyon to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 370€
Flights from Lyon to Rome via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
65€ - 280€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Lyon to Naples via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 550€
Flights from Lyon to Naples via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 550€
Flights from Geneva to Naples via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 550€
Flights from Geneva to Naples via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 550€
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from Turin to Naples
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 130€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 370€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Geneva to Naples via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
150€ - 550€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Naples via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
190€ - 750€
Train operators
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 Lyon Part Dieu to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
55€ - 70€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
55€ - 65€
1st Class
55€ - 70€
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 45€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
35€ - 45€
1st Class
35€ - 45€
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 Torino Porta Susa to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
6h 13m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
60€ - 180€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
60€ - 85€
Base Standard
100€ - 140€
Base Premium
120€ - 180€
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Salerno
Ave. Duration
6h 56m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
65€ - 190€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
65€ - 90€
Base Standard
110€ - 150€
Base Premium
130€ - 190€
Train from Napoli Centrale to Salerno
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
8€ - 40€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
8€ - 12€
Base Standard
21€ - 28€
Base Premium
27€ - 40€
Train from Roma Termini to Salerno
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
22€ - 75€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
22€ - 30€
Base Standard
40€ - 60€
Base Premium
50€ - 75€
Trenitalia Intercity Night

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
800 90 60 60
Website
trenitalia.com
Night train from Torino Porta Susa to Salerno
Ave. Duration
12h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
75€ - 110€
Website
Trenitalia ICN
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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 Napoli Centrale to Salerno
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
4€ - 9€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
7€ - 9€
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 Napoli Centrale to Salerno
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
4€ - 7€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
4€ - 7€
Train from Roma Termini to Salerno
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
17€ - 25€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
17€ - 25€
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 Napoli Centrale to Salerno
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
10€ - 35€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
13€ - 18€
Smart Low Cost
10€ - 15€
Smart Flex
23€ - 35€
Train from Roma Termini to Salerno
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
19€ - 60€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
22€ - 30€
Smart Low Cost
19€ - 28€
Smart Flex
40€ - 60€
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 Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
20€ - 45€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
20€ - 29€
Rail 1st Class
30€ - 45€
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 Lyon-Part-Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 90€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bus operators
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Salerno, Salerno
Ave. Duration
19h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
60€ - 80€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Lyon to Amalfi Coast is 1237 km. It takes approximately 11h 57m to drive from Lyon to Amalfi Coast.

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easyJet and Lufthansa offer flights from Lyon Airport to Naples Airport.

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There are 6111+ hotels available in Amalfi Coast. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Lyon Airport is to Rhonexpress which takes 29 min and costs 14€ - 17€.

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