There are 8 ways to get from Venice 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 Venice to Lyon  •  4 h 27 min

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

$53 - $311

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  10 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Venice - Tronchetto to Lyon - Perrache Bus station Ouibus

$25 - $130

6 alternative options

Train to Bologna, fly to Lyon  •  6 h 3 min

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

$109 - $379

Fly Venice to Geneva, train  •  7 h 2 min

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

$77 - $312

Train  •  9 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Venezia S.Lucia to Milano Centrale Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Torino Porta Susa Fr
  3. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv

$102 - $154

Train, bus  •  10 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Venezia Santa Lucia Station to Torino Porta Susa Station Ve-To
  2. Take the bus from Torino to Lyon Marinobus

$63 - $77

Bus FlixBus  •  11 h 30 min

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

$27 - $72

Drive  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Venice to Lyon 438.7 miles

$100 - $160

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The cheapest way to get from Venice to Lyon is to bus which costs 23€ - 65€ and takes 11 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Venice to Lyon is to fly which costs 45€ - 270€ and takes 4 h 27 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Venice - Tronchetto and arriving at Lyon - Perrache Bus station station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Venice to Lyon. However, there are services departing from Venezia S.Lucia and arriving at Lyon Part Dieu via Milano Centrale and Torino Porta Susa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 7 min.

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The distance between Venice and Lyon is 583 km. The road distance is 701.9 km.

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The best way to get from Venice to Lyon without a car is to train which takes 9 h 7 min and costs 85€ - 140€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 27 min to get from Venice to Lyon, including transfers.

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Venice to Lyon bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Venice - Tronchetto station.

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Venice to Lyon train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Venezia S.Lucia station.

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The best way to get from Venice to Lyon is to fly which takes 4 h 27 min and costs 45€ - 270€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 85€ - 140€ and takes 9 h 7 min, you could also bus, which costs 22€ - 110€ and takes 10 h 55 min.

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The quickest flight from Venice Airport to Lyon Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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Venice to Lyon bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Lyon - Perrache Bus station.

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Map of how to get from Venice to Lyon.
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  • Distance: 364.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 27 min

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

Hop!, easyJet and Lufthansa fly from Venice to Lyon 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Venice to Lyon via Milano Centrale, Torino Porta Susa, and Torino Porta Susa in around 9 h 7 min.

Airlines
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Venice to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $850
Flights from Bologna to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Venice to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $550
Flights from Venice to Lyon via Olbia
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $550
Flights from Venice to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $340
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Venice to Lyon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Venice to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Venice to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia S.Lucia to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia S.Lucia to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Santa Lucia Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Santa Lucia Station to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Santa Lucia Station to Torino Porta Susa Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
italotreno.it
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Genève 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
4 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$60 - $70
1st Class
$90 - $120
Bus operators
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Torino to Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
marinobus.it
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Venice - Tronchetto to Lyon - Perrache Bus station
Ave. Duration
10 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Venice - Mestre to Lyon - Perrache Bus station
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Venezia to Lyon
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $130
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Venice, Venice Mestre to Lyon, Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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