There are 10 ways to get from Lyon to Cinque Terre 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  8 h 29 min

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

$95 - $122

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus station to Torino - Porta Nuova Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Turin to La Spezia

$35 - $44

8 alternative options

Train via Genova Piazza Principe  •  10 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Torino Porta Susa Tgv
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Nuova to Genova Piazza Principe Rv / ...
  3. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to Sestri Levante Ic / ...

$90 - $125

Bus, train  •  12 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Genoa, Genoa N719 / ...
  2. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe Sotterranea to Corniglia (Ge) La Spezia - Pisa

$47 - $81

Drive  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Lyon to Cinque Terre 359 miles

$85 - $130

Fly Lyon to Pisa, train  •  8 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Pisa (PSA) LYS - PSA
  2. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to La Spezia Centrale

$113 - $444

Fly Lyon to Nice, bus, train  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Nice (NCE) LYS - NCE
  2. Take the bus from Nice - Airport to Genoa
  3. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to La Spezia Centrale

$80 - $314

Fly Lyon to Milan Malpensa, train  •  9 h 12 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 Levanto

$114 - $276

Fly Lyon to Bologna, train  •  8 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Bologna (BLQ) LYS - BLQ
  2. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella
  3. Take the train from Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le
  4. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to La Spezia Centrale

$113 - $403

Train to Geneva, fly to Pisa, train  •  8 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Pisa (PSA) GVA - PSA
  3. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to La Spezia Centrale

$88 - $353

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lyon to Cinque Terre is to bus which costs 29€ - 40€ and takes 10 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lyon to Cinque Terre is to drive which takes 6 h 14 min and costs 70€ - 110€.

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The distance between Lyon and Cinque Terre is 424 km. The road distance is 574 km.

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It takes approximately 8 h 29 min to get from Lyon to Cinque Terre, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Lyon to Cinque Terre. However, there are services departing from Lyon Part Dieu and arriving at Corniglia via Torino Porta Susa, Torino Lingotto and La Spezia Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 29 min.

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What companies run services between Lyon, France and Cinque Terre, Italy?

You can take a train from Lyon to Cinque Terre via Torino Porta Susa, Torino Lingotto, and La Spezia Centrale in around 8 h 29 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lyon to Cinque Terre via Torino - Porta Nuova, Turin, La Spezia, La Spezia - Instituto Cardarelli, La Spezia - Stazione FS, and La Spezia Centrale in around 10 h 3 min.

Airlines
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lyon to Nice
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $450
Flights from Lyon to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $500
Flights from Lyon to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Lyon to Pisa via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Flights from Lyon to Pisa via Milan Malpensa, Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Lyon to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $500
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lyon to Pisa via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $500
Flights from Lyon to Pisa via London Luton
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Pisa
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $360
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Lyon to Pisa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Lyon to Pisa via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Lyon to Pisa via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $450
Nouvel Air Tunisie
Website
nouvelair.com
Flights from Lyon to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$30 - $260
TUI fly Belgium
Website
tuifly.be
Flights from Lyon to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$15 - $75
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$60 - $70
1st Class
$90 - $120
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
Trenitalia Frecce
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Torino Lingotto to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Genova Piazza Principe to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Torino Porta Nuova to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$21 - $26
Train from Genova Piazza Principe Sotterranea to Corniglia
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
Train from Pisa Centrale to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $13
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $13
Train from Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
Trenitalia Intercity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Genova Piazza Principe to Sestri Levante
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Levanto
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
italotreno.it
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus station to Torino - Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Nice - Airport to Genoa
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Ouibus
Saj
Phone
0981 500331
Email
info@saj.it
Website
saj.it
Bus from Turin to La Spezia
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
saj.it
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Genoa, Genoa
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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