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There are 9 ways to get from Lyon to Amalfi Coast 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.

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Train

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Milano Centrale
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Salerno

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Lyon Perrache to Salerno

Train via Turin

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

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
  2. Take the bus from Geneve, Gare Routiere to Santa Maria Capua Vetere
  3. Take the bus from Aeroporto Internazionale di Napoli Capodichino to Amalfi - Via Papa Leone X

Drive

  1. Drive from Lyon to Amalfi Coast

Fly Lyon to Naples, bus, line 5120 bus

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Naples (NAP)
  2. Take the bus from Aeroporto Internazionale di Napoli Capodichino to Cetara
  3. Take the line 5120 bus from Cetara to Atrani

Train to Geneva, fly to Naples, bus

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Naples (NAP)
  3. Take the bus from Aeroporto Internazionale di Napoli Capodichino to Cetara

Train to Turin, fly to Naples, bus

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Torino Porta Susa
  2. Fly from Turin (TRN) to Naples (NAP)
  3. Take the bus from Aeroporto Internazionale di Napoli Capodichino to Cetara

Train to Geneva, fly to Rome, train

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Rome (FCO)
  3. Take the train from Roma Termini to Salerno
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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
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  • FFP2 masks are required on all public transport

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Amalfi Coast is 1500.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Amalfi Coast is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Amalfi Coast is 1.5 metres.

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

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The cheapest way to get from Lyon to Amalfi Coast is to bus which costs €65 - €80 and takes 22h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Lyon to Amalfi Coast is to train and fly which costs €90 - €390 and takes 11h 28m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lyon to Amalfi Coast. However, there are services departing from Lyon Perrache and arriving at Atrani via Salerno. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22h 5m.

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It is 972 km from Lyon to Amalfi Coast. It is approximately 1244 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Amalfi Coast without a car is to train which takes 11h 42m and costs €100 - €280.

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It takes approximately 11h 42m 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 Perrache station.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Amalfi Coast is to train which takes 11h 42m and costs €100 - €280. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €65 - €80 and takes 22h 5m.

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The quickest flight from Lyon Airport to Naples Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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

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  • Distance: 971.7 km
  • Duration: 11h 42m

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

You can take a train from Lyon to Amalfi Coast via Milano Centrale and Salerno in around 11h 42m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Lyon Perrache to Salerno once daily. Tickets cost €60 - €80 and the journey takes 19h 35m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lyon to Naples
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
€55 - €350
Flights from Lyon to Naples via Split
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€55 - €350
Flights from Geneva to Naples
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €310
Flights from Geneva to Naples via Nice
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€35 - €310
Flights from Geneva to Naples via Split
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €310
Flights from Turin to Naples via Olbia
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
€80 - €220
Flights from Geneva to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €290
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Geneva to Naples via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €360
Flights from Turin to Naples via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €240
Flights from Geneva to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €340
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Lyon to Naples via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €360
Flights from Geneva to Naples via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€130 - €700
Flights from Geneva to Rome via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Turin to Naples
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€23 - €250
Flights from Turin to Naples via Zadar
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€23 - €250
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Naples via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €500
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Turin to Naples
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€60 - €230
Blue Air
Website
flyblueair.com
Flights from Turin to Naples
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€60 - €230
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Turin to Naples
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€23 - €140
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Turin to Naples
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€35 - €290
Train operators
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 Lyon Part Dieu to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4h 34m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €60
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€53 - €58
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€20 - €40
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€37 - €40
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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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 Salerno
Ave. Duration
5h 56m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€55 - €170
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€55 - €80
Base Standard
€95 - €130
Base Premium
€110 - €170
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 Roma Termini to Salerno
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€22 - €75
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€22 - €30
Base Standard
€40 - €60
Base Premium
€50 - €75
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 Milano Centrale Station to Salerno
Ave. Duration
6h 2m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€40 - €120
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€40 - €65
Smart Low Cost
€40 - €60
Smart Flex
€85 - €120
Train from Roma Termini to Salerno
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €60
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€22 - €30
Smart Low Cost
€19 - €28
Smart Flex
€40 - €60
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 Salerno
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€45 - €70
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€45 - €70
Train from Roma Termini to Salerno
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€17 - €25
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€17 - €25
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 57m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€20 - €45
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€20 - €29
Rail 1st Class
€30 - €45
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
sncf-connect.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €45
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€35 - €45
1st Class
€35 - €45
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lyon Perrache to Salerno
Ave. Duration
19h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€60 - €80
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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Gruppo Di Maio
Phone
+39 0827 34 117
Email
info@gruppodimaio.it
Website
gruppodimaio.it
Bus from Geneve, Gare Routiere to Santa Maria Capua Vetere
Ave. Duration
13h 50m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Schedules at
gruppodimaio.it
Pintour
Phone
+39 0818792645
Email
info@pintourbus.com
Website
shuttlebus.pintourbus.com
Bus from Aeroporto Internazionale di Napoli Capodichino to Amalfi - Via Papa Leone X
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
5 times a day
shuttlebus.pintourbus.com
Bus from Aeroporto Internazionale di Napoli Capodichino to Cetara
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
5 times a day
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Yes, the driving distance between Lyon to Amalfi Coast is 1244 km. It takes approximately 11h 50m to drive from Lyon to Amalfi Coast.

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

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There are 1383+ hotels available in Amalfi Coast. Prices start at €100 per night.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Lyon Airport is to tram which takes 27 min and costs €15.

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