The cheapest buses from Lyon to Florence

Showing times and prices for Sep 22

Cheapest

$56

Average

$67

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Lyon to Florence will cost around $ 67 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 56.

01:30PMLyon8h40 10:10PMFlorence
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$561One-way
Cheapest
02:40PMLyon, Gare Perrache13h15 03:55AMFlorence
1 changes
$781One-way

Timetable Lyon to Florence

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01:30PMLyon8h40 10:10PMFlorence
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02:40PMLyon, Gare Perrache13h15 03:55AMFlorence
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Sep 22
$78Flixbus
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Sep 23
$52Flixbus
$368Air France
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Sep 24
$52Flixbus
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$206Air France
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$77Flixbus
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$56Flixbus
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$206Air France
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Sep 29
$66Flixbus
$137Air France
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Sep 30
$52Flixbus
$291Air France
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$52Flixbus
$291Air France
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Oct 2
$55Flixbus
$137Air France
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$73Flixbus
$234Air France
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$56Flixbus
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$137Air France
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Oct 7
$55Flixbus
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Oct 8
$46Flixbus
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Oct 10
$60Flixbus
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$66Flixbus
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The fastest buses from Lyon to Florence

Showing times and prices for Sep 22

Fastest Journey

8 h 40 m

Average

10 h 57 m

Buses per day

2

Distance

551 km

Of the 2 buses that leave Lyon for Florence every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 551 km distance in an average of 10 h 57 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 8 h 40 m .

The slowest buses will take 13 h 15 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

01:30PMLyon8h40 10:10PMFlorence
0 changes
$561One-way
Fastest
02:40PMLyon, Gare Perrache13h15 03:55AMFlorence
1 changes
$781One-way

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Bus Information between Lyon and Florence

distanceDistance342 miles (551 km)
durationAverage bus duration12 h
priceAverage bus ticket price$65 (€52)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesFlixbus, BlaBlaCar or Eurolines France

Buses from Lyon to Florence cover the 342 miles (551 km) long journey taking on average 12 h with our travel partners like Flixbus, BlaBlaCar or Eurolines France. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $65 (€52), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $52 (€42). Travelers depart most frequently from Lyon Part Dieu and arrive in Florence, Villa Costanza Tram T1.

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Buses from Lyon to Florence
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FAQs
Is cross-border travel by bus between Lyon, France and Florence, Italy allowed?

Travel between Lyon, France and Florence, Italy by bus is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into Italy from France?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Italy from Lyon?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Florence, Italy?

When traveling in Italy, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 9/21/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your bus to Florence from Lyon before traveling.

What is the restriction level for the return leg of a round trip journey from Florence, Italy to Lyon, France?

The current restriction level for your return trip by bus from Florence to Lyon is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to France from Italy?

Reentry to France is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in France from Florence?

What are the requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required

What are the safety rules to follow in Lyon, France?

The government of France has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

Last checked on 9/20/21. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your bus to Lyon from Florence here.

How much do cheap buses to Florence from Lyon cost?
Bus tickets between Lyon and Florence for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $52 (€42)  one way in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a bus from Lyon to Florence?
If you’re looking to buy your bus tickets in the next week, you can expect the Lyon to Florence bus price to come in at an average of $65 (€52)  one way.
What is the distance from Lyon to Florence by bus?
The distance from Lyon to Florence by bus is approximately 342 miles (551 km).
How long is the bus ride between Lyon and Florence?
On average the Lyon to Florence bus travel time is 12 h  for the 342 miles (551 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
When traveling by bus from Lyon to Florence, which bus station in Lyon do I depart from and which bus station in Florence do I arrive in?

There are a few bus stations in Lyon to start your route from including Lyon, Gare Perrache, Lyon, Dardilly and Lyon, Lyon Perrache. In Florence you have a few bus station options to choose from for your arrival including Florence, Villa Costanza Tram T1, Florence, Viale Filippo Strozzi and Florence, Santa Caterina D'Alessandria.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Lyon Part Dieu   and arrive in Florence, Villa Costanza Tram T1.

Where is the bus station in Lyon to go to Florence? Where is the bus station in Florence located?

Passengers booking this route most frequently board their buses from Lyon Part Dieu and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center to get to this bus station.

Passengers arriving in Florence most often arrive at Florence, Villa Costanza Tram T1 and need to travel around 4 mile (s) / 6 km from this bus station to the city center.

What bus providers go from Lyon to Florence?
For the route from Lyon to Florence you can take a bus with Flixbus, BlaBlaCar or Eurolines France. Be sure to check out all possible bus providers that offer services to Florence from Lyon on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
What are the first and last departure bus times from Lyon to Florence?
The earliest bus for this journey departs from Lyon at 8: 45 AM. The last bus leaves from Lyon at 12: 40 PM. Check Omio for the latest bus schedule from Lyon to Florence and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I buy a bus ticket from Lyon to Florence to get the best deals?
If you book a bus ticket from Lyon to Florence within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $65 (€52) one way. However, we recommend booking your bus in advance to get access to the best prices. Bus tickets from Lyon to Florence are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.
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