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There are 7 ways to get from Venice to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Venice to Lyon  •  4h 18m

  1. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Lyon (LYS) VCE - LYS

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Bus  •  10h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Venice - Tronchetto to Lyon - Perrache Bus Station BlaBlaCar

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Train to Bologna, fly to Lyon  •  5h 42m

  1. Take the train from Venezia S. Lucia to Bologna Centrale
  2. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Lyon (LYS) BLQ - LYS

Fly Venice to Geneva, train  •  7h 1m

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

Train  •  8h 7m

  1. Take the train from Venezia S. Lucia to Milano Centrale Fa / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Lyon Part Dieu Fr

Bus via Venice  •  11h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Venice to Lyon Perrache N729 / ...

Drive  •  6h 50m

  1. Drive from Venice to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu 699.2 km
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu is 1 metre.

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The cost-effective way to get from Venice to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu is to bus, which costs €21 - €50 and takes 10h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Venice to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu is to fly which costs €50 - €230 and takes 4h 18m.

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No, there is no direct train from Venice to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu. However, there are services departing from Venezia S. Lucia and arriving at Lyon Part Dieu via Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 7m.

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The distance between Venice and Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu is 582 km. The road distance is 699.2 km.

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The best way to get from Venice to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu without a car is to train which takes 8h 7m and costs €45 - €200.

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It takes approximately 4h 18m to get from Venice to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu, including transfers.

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Venice to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Venezia S. Lucia station.

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The best way to get from Venice to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu is to fly which takes 4h 18m and costs €50 - €230. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €45 - €200 and takes 8h 7m, you could also bus, which costs €21 - €50 and takes 10h 54m.

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The quickest flight from Venice Airport to Lyon Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Venice to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at Lyon Part Dieu station.

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Map of how to get from Venice to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu.
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  • Distance: 582.3 km
  • Duration: 4h 18m

What companies run services between Venice, Italy and Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu, France?

Volotea, easyJet and Lufthansa fly from Venice to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Venice to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu via Milano Centrale in around 8h 7m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Venice to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €240
Flights from Venice to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €270
Flights from Venice to Geneva via Nice
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €270
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Venice to Lyon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €650
Flights from Venice to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €470
Flights from Venice to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €470
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bologna to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €300
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Venice to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€21 - €260
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 Venezia S. Lucia to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€15 - €55
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€15 - €21
Base Standard
€30 - €45
Base Premium
€35 - €55
Train from Venezia S. Lucia to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€22 - €75
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€22 - €30
Base Standard
€40 - €60
Base Premium
€50 - €75
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 Venezia S. Lucia to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €22
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€20 - €22
Train from Milano Centrale to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €60
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€53 - €58
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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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 Venezia Santa Lucia to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€15 - €45
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€17 - €24
Smart Low Cost
€15 - €21
Smart Flex
€30 - €45
Train from Venezia Santa Lucia to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€19 - €55
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€21 - €30
Smart Low Cost
€19 - €27
Smart Flex
€40 - €55
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 Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€55 - €100
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Venezia S. Lucia to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€60 - €140
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
€60 - €80
1st Class
€100 - €140
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
blablacar.fr
Bus from Venice - Tronchetto to Lyon - Perrache Bus Station
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€20 - €26
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 Venice to Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€30 - €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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Yes, the driving distance between Venice to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu is 699 km. It takes approximately 6h 50m to drive from Venice to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu.

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Volotea, Lufthansa and easyJet offer flights from Venice Airport to Lyon Airport.

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There are 330+ hotels available in Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu. Prices start at €100 per night.

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The best way to get from Venice to Venice Airport is to line 5 bus which takes 20 min and costs €10.

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