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There are 9 ways to get from Lyon to Savona by bus, train, 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.

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Bus FlixBus  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Turin, Torino 726 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Turin, Torino to Savona N501 / ...

$25 - $42

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Bus Eurolines FR  •  8 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Lyon to Turin Ouibus / ...
  2. Take the bus from Turin to Savona

$12 - $91

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Train via Chambery-Challes-E  •  8 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Chambery-Challes-E
  2. Take the train from Chambery-Challes-E to Torino Porta Susa Tgv
  3. Take the train from Torino Lingotto to Savona Rv / ...

$73 - $106

Train  •  9 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV Station to Torino Porta Susa Tgv 9247
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Nuova to Savona Rv / ...

$93 - $124

Drive  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Lyon to Savona 273 miles

$65 - $95

Fly Lyon to Nice, train  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Nice (NCE) LYS - NCE
  2. Take the train from St-Laurent-du-Var to Ventimiglia
  3. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Savona

$76 - $319

Fly Lyon to Milan Malpensa, train  •  8 h 1 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 Savona

$99 - $282

Train to Geneva, fly to Milan Linate, train  •  8 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu to Gare de Genève
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Milan Linate (LIN) GVA - LIN
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Savona

$83 - $323

Train to Geneva, fly to Nice, train  •  9 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu to Gare de Genève
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Nice (NCE) GVA - NCE
  3. Take the train from St-Laurent-du-Var to Ventimiglia
  4. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Savona

$93 - $221

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lyon to Savona is to bus which costs 21€ - 40€ and takes 7 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lyon to Savona is to drive which costs 55€ - 85€ and takes 4 h 31 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lyon to Savona. However, there are services departing from Lyon, Lyon Perrache and arriving at Savona via Turin, Torino. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lyon to Savona. However, there are services departing from Lyon Part Dieu and arriving at Savona via Chambery-Challes-E, Torino Porta Susa and Torino Lingotto. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 19 min.

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The distance between Lyon and Savona is 327 km. The road distance is 436.8 km.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Savona without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 50 min and costs 21€ - 40€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 50 min to get from Lyon to Savona, including transfers.

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

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Lyon to Savona train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Lyon Part Dieu station.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Savona is to bus which takes 7 h 50 min and costs 21€ - 40€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 60€ - 95€ and takes 8 h 19 min.

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Map of how to get from Lyon to Savona.
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  • Distance: 204.4 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 50 min

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

You can take a bus from Lyon to Savona via Turin, Torino in around 7 h 50 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Lyon to Savona via Chambery-Challes-E, Torino Porta Susa, Torino Porta Susa, and Torino Lingotto in around 8 h 19 min.

Airlines
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lyon to Nice
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
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
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Lyon to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $500
Flights from Geneva to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $210
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Nouvel Air Tunisie
Website
nouvelair.com
Flights from Lyon to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$30 - $260
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Train operators
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Chambery-Challes-E
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$28 - $45
Train from St-Laurent-du-Var to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu to Gare de Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Chambery-Challes-E to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$65 - $80
Train from Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV Station to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$70 - $80
1st Class
$100 - $140
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
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 Torino Lingotto to Savona
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$19 - $23
Train from Torino Porta Nuova to Savona
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$20 - $24
Train from Ventimiglia to Savona
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $17
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$14 - $17
Train from Milano Centrale to Savona
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$24 - $29
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Ventimiglia to Savona
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
thello.com
Trenitalia Eurocity

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 Milano Centrale to Savona
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Lyon-Part-Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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 Turin, Torino
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Turin, Torino to Savona
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lyon Gare Perrache to Torino - Bus station
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
Ouibus
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Lyon to Torino
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
marinobus.it
Autolinee Giuliano s.a.s di Giuliano Renato &C.
Phone
+39 0974.836185
Website
giulianobus.com
Bus from Turin to Savona
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
giulianobus.com
Lirosi Linee
Phone
0966 57552
Email
info@lirosilinee.com
Website
lirosilinee.com
Bus from Torino to Savona
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
lirosilinee.com

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The quickest flight from Lyon Airport to Nice Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Lyon to Savona bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Savona station.

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Lyon to Savona train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at Savona station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lyon to Savona is 437 km. It takes approximately 4 h 31 min to drive from Lyon to Savona.

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Nouvel Air Tunisie and Hop! offer flights from Lyon Airport to Nice Airport.

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Book your Lyon to Savona bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 816+ hotels available in Savona. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Lyon Airport is to Rhonexpress which takes 29 min and costs 9€ - 15€.

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