There are 6 ways to get from Lyon to Rome 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.

Recommended option

Fly from Lyon  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Rome (FCO) LYS - FCO

$62 - $314

Cheapest option

Bus  •  14 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Rome N521

$55 - $160

4 alternative options

Train to Geneva, fly  •  6 h 29 min

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

$88 - $283

Train  •  8 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Torino Porta Susa Tgv
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Roma Termini Fr / ...

$112 - $190

Bus, train  •  10 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus station to Torino - Porta Nuova Ouibus
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Nuova Station to Roma Termini To-Rm / ...

$62 - $91

Drive  •  9 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Lyon to Rome 617.2 miles

$140 - $220

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The cheapest way to get from Lyon to Rome is to bus and train which costs 50€ - 80€ and takes 10 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lyon to Rome is to fly which takes 4 h 43 min and costs 50€ - 280€.

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The distance between Lyon and Rome is 748 km. The road distance is 987 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 43 min to get from Lyon to Rome, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lyon, Lyon Perrache and arriving at Rome. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 14 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lyon to Rome. However, there are services departing from Lyon Part Dieu and arriving at Roma Termini via Torino Porta Susa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 45 min.

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

easyJet, Hop! and two other airlines fly from Lyon to Rome 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Lyon to Rome via Torino Porta Susa in around 8 h 45 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
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
Flights from Geneva to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lyon to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $460
Flights from Geneva to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lyon to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
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
Flights from Geneva to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $470
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Rome via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Train operators
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
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
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
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
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
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Torino Porta Susa Station to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Torino Porta Nuova Station to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
italotreno.it
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
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Rome
Ave. Duration
14 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Lyon to Roma
Ave. Duration
17 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $160
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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