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There are 7 ways to get from Roussillon to Florence by train, bus, 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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Train

  1. Take the train from Le Péage-de-Roussillon to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux
  3. Take the train from Chambery Challes Les Eaux to Torino Porta Susa
  4. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Firenze S.M.N.

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Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Le Péage-de-Roussillon to Lyon Perrache
  2. Take the bus from Lyon Perrache to Florence

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Train, bus via Turin

  1. Take the train from Le Péage-de-Roussillon to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Take the bus from Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport to Torino - Bus station
  3. Take the train from Torino - Porta Susa to Firenze Santa Maria Novella

Drive

  1. Drive from Roussillon to Florence

Train, fly to Florence

  1. Take the train from Le Péage-de-Roussillon to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Florence (FLR)

Train, fly to Bologna

  1. Take the train from Le Péage-de-Roussillon to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Bologna (BLQ)
  3. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.

Train, fly to Rome

  1. Take the train from Le Péage-de-Roussillon to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Rome (FCO)
  3. Take the train from Roma Tiburtina to Firenze S.M.N.

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The cheapest way to get from Roussillon to Florence is to train and bus which costs €45 - €70 and takes 12h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Roussillon to Florence is to train and fly which costs €75 - €310 and takes 5h 55m.

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No, there is no direct train from Roussillon to Florence. However, there are services departing from Le Péage-de-Roussillon and arriving at Firenze S.M.N. via Lyon Part Dieu, Chambery Challes Les Eaux and Torino Porta Susa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 47m.

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It is 539 km from Roussillon to Florence. It is approximately 735.4 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Roussillon to Florence without a car is to train which takes 9h 47m and costs €90 - €200.

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It takes approximately 9h 47m to get from Roussillon to Florence, including transfers.

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Roussillon to Florence train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Le Péage-de-Roussillon station.

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There is no direct flight from Lyon Airport to Florence Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 45m and has one stopover.

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Roussillon to Florence train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Firenze S.M.N. station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Roussillon to Florence is 735 km. It takes approximately 7h 20m to drive from Roussillon to Florence.

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  • Distance: 539.4 km
  • Duration: 9h 47m

What companies run services between Roussillon, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France and Florence, Italy?

You can take a train from Roussillon to Florence via Lyon Part Dieu, Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux, Chambery Challes Les Eaux, and Torino Porta Susa in around 9h 47m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €450
Flights from Lyon to Florence via Bordeaux, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€140 - €450
Flights from Lyon to Florence via Nantes, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €450
Flights from Lyon to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€95 - €450
Flights from Lyon to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€150 - €700
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Lyon to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €450
Flights from Lyon to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€230 - €550
Flights from Lyon to Rome via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €430
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Lyon to Florence via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €380
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lyon to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €550
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Lyon to Florence via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€150 - €600
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Lyon to Florence via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€130 - €750
Train operators
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 Le Péage-de-Roussillon to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€21 - €40
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €65
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Le Péage-de-Roussillon to Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€21 - €40
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Le Peage De Roussillon to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€8 - €12
Rail 1st Class
€15 - €22
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Chambery Challes Les Eaux
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€14 - €26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€14 - €21
Rail 1st Class
€18 - €26
Train from Le Peage De Roussillon to Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€8 - €12
Rail 1st Class
€14 - €22
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 Chambery Challes Les Eaux to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€40 - €50
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€40 - €50
1st Class
€40 - €50
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 Torino Porta Susa to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €100
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€30 - €45
Base Standard
€55 - €80
Base Premium
€70 - €100
Train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€11 - €45
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€11 - €15
Base Standard
€25 - €35
Base Premium
€30 - €45
Train from Roma Tiburtina to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€21 - €75
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€21 - €29
Base Standard
€40 - €55
Base Premium
€50 - €75
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 Torino - Porta Susa to Firenze Santa Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€26 - €75
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€28 - €40
Smart Low Cost
€26 - €40
Smart Flex
€55 - €75
Train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze Santa Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€12 - €40
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€14 - €21
Smart Low Cost
€12 - €17
Smart Flex
€26 - €40
Train from Roma Tiburtina to Firenze Santa Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €55
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€21 - €30
Smart Low Cost
€19 - €27
Smart Flex
€40 - €55
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 Bologna Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€6 - €14
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€12 - €14
Train from Roma Tiburtina to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€17 - €35
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€31 - €34
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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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 Bologna Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€7 - €10
Bus operators
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
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
fr.ouibus.com
Bus from Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport to Torino - Bus station
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€12 - €16
Website
Blablabus
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 Florence
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€35 - €45
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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Austrian Airlines, Vueling Airlines, Lufthansa and three other airlines offer flights from Lyon Airport to Florence Airport.

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