There are 8 ways to get from Lyon to Bergamo by bus, train, 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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Bus  •  7 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Bergamo Orio al Serio Airport, Bergamo N729 / ...

$29 - $50

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Night bus, bus  •  8 h 25 min

  1. Take the night bus from Lyon Gare Perrache to Milan Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Milano Lampugnano to Bergamo Autostazione Z301

$19 - $27

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Train Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)  •  8 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève 7-Y / ...
  2. Take the train from Geneve to Milano Centrale Ec
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Bergamo

$122 - $203

Train inOui TGV  •  9 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV Station to Milano Garibaldi Tgv 9247
  2. Take the train from Milano Porta Garibaldi to Bergamo R14 / ...

$111 - $143

Drive  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Lyon to Bergamo 301.9 miles

$70 - $110

Fly Lyon to Milan Bergamo  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Milan Bergamo (BGY) LYS - BGY

$62 - $290

Train to Geneva, fly to Milan Linate, train  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Milan Linate (LIN) GVA - LIN
  3. Take the train from Pioltello Limito to Bergamo

$78 - $290

Fly Lyon to Milan Malpensa, train  •  6 h 10 min

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

$91 - $248

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Lyon to Bergamo. However, there are services departing from Lyon, Lyon Perrache and arriving at Porta Nuova via Milan Bergamo Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 43 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lyon to Bergamo. However, there are services departing from Lyon Part Dieu and arriving at Bergamo via Geneve and Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 17 min.

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The distance between Lyon and Bergamo is 374 km. The road distance is 483.1 km.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Bergamo without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 43 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 43 min to get from Lyon to Bergamo, including transfers.

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

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Lyon to Bergamo train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Lyon Part Dieu station.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Bergamo is to bus which takes 7 h 43 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 8 h 17 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 7 h 31 min.

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There is no direct flight from Lyon Airport to Milan Bergamo Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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Lyon to Bergamo bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Bergamo Orio al Serio Airport, Bergamo station.

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Map of how to get from Lyon to Bergamo.
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  • Distance: 233.9 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 43 min

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Lyon to Bergamo twice daily. Tickets cost $28 - $50 and the journey takes 7 h 21 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Lyon to Bergamo via Genève, Geneve, and Milano Centrale in around 8 h 17 min.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Lyon to Milan Bergamo via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Lyon to Milan Bergamo via Naples
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $460
Flights from Lyon to Milan Bergamo via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $300
Flights from Lyon to Milan Bergamo via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $320
Flights from Lyon to Milan Bergamo via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Lyon to Milan Bergamo via Southend
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Lyon to Milan Bergamo via Catania
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Lyon to Milan Bergamo via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Flights from Lyon to Milan Bergamo via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Geneva to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $210
Flights from Lyon to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $500
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lyon to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $500
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Lyon to Milan Bergamo via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Geneva to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Train operators
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 Lyon Part Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
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 Lyon-Part-Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Geneve to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
Train from Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV Station to Milano Garibaldi
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $110
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$95 - $110
1st Class
$130 - $190
Trenitalia Eurocity

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 Geneve to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenord
Phone
+39 02 7249 4494
Email
my-link@trenord.it
Website
trenord.it
Train from Milano Centrale to Bergamo
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $16
Schedules at
trenord.it
Train from Milano Porta Garibaldi to Bergamo
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $16
Schedules at
trenord.it
Train from Pioltello Limito to Bergamo
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $13
Schedules at
trenord.it
Train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $15
Schedules at
trenord.it
Bus operators
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.

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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 Bergamo Orio al Serio Airport, Bergamo
Ave. Duration
7 h 21 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
Night bus from Lyon Gare Perrache to Milan
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Website
Ouibus
Nord Est Trasporti
Phone
800 905150
Website
nordesttrasporti.it
Bus from Milano Lampugnano to Bergamo Autostazione
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
nordesttrasporti.it

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Lyon to Bergamo train services, operated by Trenord, arrive at Bergamo station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lyon to Bergamo is 483 km. It takes approximately 4 h 52 min to drive from Lyon to Bergamo.

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Flybe, Jet2.com, TAP Portugal and six other airlines offer flights from Lyon Airport to Milan Bergamo Airport.

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There are 973+ hotels available in Bergamo. Prices start at $57 USD 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 .

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