There are 6 ways to get from Pisa to Lyon 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.

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Fly  •  4h 44m

  1. Fly from Pisa (PSA) to Lyon (LYS) PSA - LYS

109€ - 260€

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Bus  •  9h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Pisa, Pisa to Genoa, Genoa N1501 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Genoa, Genoa to Lyon, Lyon Perrache N580

34€ - 42€

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Train  •  9h 11m

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

69€ - 153€

Train via Florence  •  10h 14m

  1. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to Firenze S.M.N. Re
  2. Take the train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Torino Porta Susa
  3. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv

89€ - 122€

Bus via Menton  •  15h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Pisa to Menton Reggio Calabria
  2. Take the bus from Menton to Lyon - Perrache Bus Station BlaBlaBus

36€ - 44€

Drive  •  6h 28m

  1. Drive from Pisa to Lyon 639.3 km

85€ - 130€

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The cheapest way to get from Pisa to Lyon is to bus which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 9h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Pisa to Lyon is to fly which costs 100€ - 260€ and takes 4h 44m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Pisa to Lyon. However, there are services departing from Pisa, Pisa and arriving at Lyon, Lyon Perrache via Genoa, Genoa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 55m.

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No, there is no direct train from Pisa to Lyon. However, there are services departing from Pisa Centrale and arriving at Lyon Part Dieu via Torino Lingotto and Torino Porta Susa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 11m.

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The distance between Pisa and Lyon is 494 km. The road distance is 639.3 km.

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The best way to get from Pisa to Lyon without a car is to train which takes 9h 11m and costs 65€ - 160€.

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It takes approximately 4h 44m to get from Pisa to Lyon, including transfers.

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

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Pisa to Lyon train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Pisa Centrale station.

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

easyJet, British Airways and 14 other airlines fly from Pisa to Lyon every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Pisa to Lyon via Torino Lingotto and Torino Porta Susa in around 9h 11m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Pisa to Lyon via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h 48m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
110€ - 310€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Pisa to Lyon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
270€ - 750€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Pisa to Lyon via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 800€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Pisa to Lyon via Rome
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
75€ - 310€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Pisa to Lyon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
55€ - 250€
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Pisa Centrale to Torino Lingotto
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
25€ - 80€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
25€ - 35€
Base Standard
45€ - 65€
Base Premium
55€ - 80€
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Pisa Centrale to Torino Lingotto
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
12€ - 50€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
Super Economy
12€ - 16€
Base 2nd Class
30€ - 40€
Base 1st Class
46€ - 50€
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
en.oui.sncf
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
55€ - 70€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
55€ - 65€
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 Pisa Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
5€ - 12€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
10€ - 12€
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
28€ - 40€
Website
Italo Treno
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Pisa, Pisa to Genoa, Genoa
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Genoa, Genoa to Lyon, Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
23€ - 29€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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 Menton to Lyon - Perrache Bus Station
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
17€ - 22€
Website
Blablabus

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The best way to get from Pisa to Lyon is to fly which takes 4h 44m and costs 100€ - 260€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 65€ - 160€ and takes 9h 11m, you could also bus, which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 9h 55m.

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There is no direct flight from Pisa Airport to Lyon Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 40m and has one stopover.

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

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Pisa to Lyon train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Lyon Part Dieu station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Pisa to Lyon is 639 km. It takes approximately 6h 28m to drive from Pisa to Lyon.

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Air Dolomiti, Lufthansa, Alitalia and five other airlines offer flights from Pisa Airport to Lyon Airport.

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

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There are 1450+ hotels available in Lyon. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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