There are 6 ways to get from Lyon to Bologna by plane, train, bus or car

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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Fly to Bologna  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Bologna (BLQ) LYS - BLQ

$83 - $321

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Bus  •  8 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Bologna, Bologna N521 / ...

$35 - $65

4 alternative options

Fly to Venice, train  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Venice (VCE) LYS - VCE
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Bologna C.Le

$74 - $377

Train  •  7 h 4 min

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

$103 - $135

Bus, train  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus station to Torino - Porta Susa Ouibus
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa Station to Bologna Centrale Station To-Rm / ...

$42 - $66

Drive  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Lyon to Bologna 392.9 miles

$90 - $140

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The cheapest way to get from Lyon to Bologna is to bus and train which costs 35€ - 60€ and takes 7 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lyon to Bologna is to fly which costs 70€ - 280€ and takes 3 h 58 min.

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The distance between Lyon and Bologna is 528 km. The road distance is 628.7 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 58 min to get from Lyon to Bologna, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lyon, Lyon Perrache and arriving at Bologna, Bologna. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lyon to Bologna. However, there are services departing from Lyon Part Dieu and arriving at Bologna C.Le via Torino Porta Susa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 4 min.

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

Hop!, Lufthansa and Air Dolomiti fly from Lyon to Bologna twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Lyon to Bologna via Torino Porta Susa and Torino Porta Susa in around 7 h 4 min.

Airlines
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lyon to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Flights from Lyon to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $850
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Lyon to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Lyon to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lyon to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $550
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Mestre Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Torino Porta Susa Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
italotreno.it
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$60 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $120
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus station to Torino - Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Bologna, Bologna
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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