There are 6 ways to get from Rome 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.

Recommended option

Fly to Lyon  •  4 h 46 min

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

$63 - $315

Cheapest option

Bus  •  14 h 45 min

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

$55 - $170

4 alternative options

Fly to Geneva, train  •  7 h 11 min

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

$87 - $285

Train, bus  •  8 h 55 min

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

$64 - $89

Train  •  9 h 46 min

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

$142 - $191

Drive  •  9 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Rome to Lyon 619.4 miles

$140 - $220

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The cheapest way to get from Rome to Lyon is to train and bus which costs 55€ - 80€ and takes 8 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rome to Lyon is to fly which costs 50€ - 270€ and takes 4 h 46 min.

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The distance between Rome and Lyon is 748 km. The road distance is 991 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 46 min to get from Rome to Lyon, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rome and arriving at Lyon, Lyon Perrache. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 14 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Rome to Lyon. However, there are services departing from Roma Termini and arriving at Lyon Part Dieu via Torino Porta Susa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 46 min.

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

Hop!, easyJet and two other airlines fly from Rome to Lyon 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Rome to Lyon via Torino Porta Susa and Torino Porta Susa in around 9 h 46 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Rome to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $460
Flights from Rome to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Flights from Rome to Geneva via Nice
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Rome to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $550
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Rome to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Rome to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $480
Flights from Rome to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $470
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Rome to Lyon via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Rome to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Rome to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$60 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $120
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini to Torino Porta Susa Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
italotreno.it
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Torino - Porta Susa to Lyon - Perrache Bus station
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rome to Lyon, Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
14 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Roma to Lyon
Ave. Duration
17 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $170
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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