There are 9 ways to get from Lyon to Florence 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  •  7 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Torino Porta Susa Tgv
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Firenze S.Maria Novella Fr / ...

$97 - $145

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  8 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus station to Torino - Porta Nuova Ouibus
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Nuova to Firenze S.Maria Novella Fr

$62 - $96

7 alternative options

Bus  •  13 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Lyon to Firenze

$75 - $140

Drive  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Lyon to Florence 448.6 miles

$100 - $160

Fly Lyon to Florence  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Florence (FLR) LYS - FLR

$92 - $394

Fly Lyon to Bologna, train  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Bologna (BLQ) LYS - BLQ
  2. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella

$99 - $372

Train to Geneva, fly to Florence  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Florence (FLR) GVA - FLR

$88 - $313

Fly Lyon to Venice, train  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Venice (VCE) LYS - VCE
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Firenze S.Maria Novella

$79 - $356

Fly Lyon to Rome, train  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Rome (FCO) LYS - FCO
  2. Take the train from Roma Tiburtina to Firenze S.Maria Novella

$93 - $364

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lyon to Florence is to bus and train which costs 50€ - 85€ and takes 8 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lyon to Florence is to fly and train which takes 4 h 52 min and costs 85€ - 330€.

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The distance between Lyon and Florence is 550 km. The road distance is 718 km.

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It takes approximately 7 h 26 min to get from Lyon to Florence, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lyon and arriving at Firenze. Services depart four times a week, and operate Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 13 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lyon to Florence. However, there are services departing from Lyon Part Dieu and arriving at Firenze S.Maria Novella via Torino Porta Susa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 26 min.

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

You can take a train from Lyon to Florence via Torino Porta Susa in around 7 h 26 min. Alternatively, Eurolines FR operates a bus from Lyon to Florence 4 times a week. Tickets cost $75 - $140 and the journey takes 13 h 15 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
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
Flights from Lyon to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
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
Flights from Lyon to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Lyon to Florence via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $700
Flights from Lyon to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Lyon to Rome via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Lyon to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Lyon to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $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
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $550
Flights from Lyon to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $460
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Lyon to Florence via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Lyon to Florence via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Lyon to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $480
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Florence
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $380
Flights from Geneva to Florence via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $380
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Lyon to Florence via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Lyon to Florence via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,800
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Lyon to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $480
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 Porta Susa to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Torino Porta Nuova to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Tiburtina to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Torino Porta Susa Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Mestre Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
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
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Lyon to Firenze
Ave. Duration
13 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $140
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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