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There are 4 ways to get from Lyon to San Sicario by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  4h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Lyon Perrache to Oulx 480 / ...

3 alternative options

Train via Modane - Stazione Sncf  •  5h 10m

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Modane Fr / ...

Train  •  5h 22m

  1. Take the train from Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv to Oulx-Cesana-Clav.-S. Tgv

Drive  •  2h 33m

  1. Drive from Lyon to San Sicario 237.4 km
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International entry into Italy from France

  • Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of France
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Conditions of entry into Italy from France

  • There are no current restrictions
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Yes, entry into Italy is currently allowed from France.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • FFP2 masks are required on all public transport
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in San Sicario is 1500.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in San Sicario is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in San Sicario is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1500.

No, returning to France from Italy is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 19 Sep 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Lyon to San Sicario is to bus which costs €15 - €19 and takes 4h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Lyon to San Sicario is to drive which costs €40 - €65 and takes 2h 33m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lyon to San Sicario. However, there are services departing from Lyon Perrache and arriving at Mollieres via Oulx - Stazione Ferroviaria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 20m.

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The distance between Lyon and San Sicario is 177 km. The road distance is 237.4 km.

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The best way to get from Lyon to San Sicario without a car is to bus which takes 4h 20m and costs €15 - €19.

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It takes approximately 4h 20m to get from Lyon to San Sicario, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Lyon to San Sicario is to bus which takes 4h 20m and costs €15 - €19. Alternatively, you can train via Modane - Stazione Sncf, which costs €70 - €130 and takes 5h 10m.

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Lyon to San Sicario bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Oulx station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lyon to San Sicario is 237 km. It takes approximately 2h 33m to drive from Lyon to San Sicario.

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  • Distance: 176.7 km
  • Duration: 4h 20m

What companies run services between Lyon, France and San Sicario, Italy?

FlixBus operates a bus from Lyon Perrache to Oulx 4 times a day. Tickets cost €13 - €16 and the journey takes 3h 10m. Alternatively, Trenitalia operates a train from Lyon Part Dieu to Modane twice daily. Tickets cost €14 - €28 and the journey takes 2h 30m. Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) also services this route twice daily.

Train operators
Trenitalia

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 Lyon Part Dieu to Modane
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€14 - €28
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€25 - €28
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Modane
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€65 - €130
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf-connect.com
Train from Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv to Oulx-Cesana-Clav.-S.
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€40 - €55
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€45 - €55
1st Class
€40 - €55
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lyon Perrache to Oulx
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€13 - €16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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