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.

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Fly Venice to Lyon  •  4h 25m

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

51€ - 286€

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Bus  •  10h 40m

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

35€ - 45€

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Fly Venice to Geneva, train  •  6h 51m

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

91€ - 338€

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

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

85€ - 366€

Train  •  8h 40m

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

86€ - 164€

Train via Milan  •  9h 34m

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

91€ - 235€

Bus via Martigny  •  14h

  1. Take the bus from Venice Tronchetto Train Station to Martigny, Gare Venedig-Neuchatel
  2. Take the bus from Martigny to Lyon, Perrache 251

59€ - 86€

Drive  •  6h 52m

  1. Drive from Venice to Lyon 702.1 km

95€ - 140€

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The cheapest way to get from Venice to Lyon is to bus which costs 35€ - 45€ and takes 10h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Venice to Lyon is to fly which costs 50€ - 290€ and takes 4h 25m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Venice, Venice and arriving at Lyon, Lyon Perrache. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10h 40m.

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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 Torino Porta Susa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 40m.

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The distance between Venice and Lyon is 583 km. The road distance is 702.1 km.

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The best way to get from Venice to Lyon without a car is to train which takes 8h 40m and costs 85€ - 170€.

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It takes approximately 4h 25m to get from Venice to Lyon, including transfers.

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Venice to Lyon bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Venice, Venice 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 4h 25m and costs 50€ - 290€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 85€ - 170€ and takes 8h 40m, you could also bus, which costs 35€ - 45€ and takes 10h 40m.

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Map of how to get from Venice to Lyon.
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  • Distance: 583.3 km
  • Duration: 4h 25m

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

Volotea and easyJet fly from Venice to Lyon 6 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Venice to Lyon via Torino Porta Susa in around 8h 40m.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Venice to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
240€ - 1000€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Venice to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
55€ - 480€
Flights from Venice to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 310€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Venice to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
240€ - 1000€
Flights from Venice to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 850€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bologna to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 550€
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Venice to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
30€ - 180€
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 Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 90€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
TGV inOui
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 45€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
35€ - 45€
1st Class
35€ - 45€
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
55€ - 70€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
55€ - 65€
1st Class
55€ - 70€
Train from Milano P.Garibaldi to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
5h 48m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
70€ - 95€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
70€ - 85€
1st Class
80€ - 95€
Trenitalia Frecce

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
1h 27m
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 Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 95€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
30€ - 45€
Base Standard
55€ - 75€
Base Premium
65€ - 95€
Train from Venezia S. Lucia to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
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 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
11€ - 22€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
20€ - 22€
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 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
60€ - 140€
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
60€ - 80€
1st Class
100€ - 140€
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Venice, Venice to Lyon, Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
35€ - 45€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
ExpressBus
Phone
+41 842 000 888
Email
info@expressbus.ch
Website
expressbus.ch
Bus from Venice Tronchetto Train Station to Martigny, Gare
Ave. Duration
7h 24m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
ExpressBus
Eurolines FR

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

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Venice to Lyon is 702 km. It takes approximately 6h 52m to drive from Venice to Lyon.

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

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Book your Venice to Lyon bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 1312+ hotels available in Lyon. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Venice to Venice Airport is to bus which takes 21 min and costs 2€ - 11€.

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