Florence to Lyon train

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Overview: Train from Florence to Lyon

distanceDistance342 miles (551 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesItaloTreno

Trains from Florence to Lyon cover the 342 miles (551 km) long journey taking on average 6 h 47 min with our travel partners like ItaloTreno. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Firenze Santa Maria Novella and arrive in Lyon Part Dieu.

Train companies: Italo from Florence to Lyon trains

You can travel by train to Lyon from Florence with Italo. When you search Omio for times and tickets, we’ll show you the best deals available.

Italo

Italo is a brand of high-speed trains from the Italian train company Nuovo Trasporto Viaggiatori (NTV) offering regular services to popular cities around Italy, such as Rome, Naples, Florence and Milan. Among its fleet of trains are the Italo AGV 575, the premier high-speed service reaching speeds up to 186 mph (300 km/h), and the Italo EVO, an eco-friendly train that can reach speeds up to 150 mph (250 km/h). You can choose from the following Italo ticket types when purchasing tickets from Florence to Lyon: Low Cost, Economy, and Flex. Italo offers four different class options: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Standard services in all Italo trains include bathrooms, free WiFi, power outlets, reclining leather seats, footrests, snack machines and Italo Live (free onboard entertainment featuring a selection of films, music and games). While some amenities may differ based on the class option booked, each train car is modernly equipped with a high level of comfort.

Train information from Florence to Lyon with Italo:

  • Average Duration: 6 h 47 min
  • Italo frequency: 1 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Florence to Lyon

Travel Tips: Travel by train to Lyon easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Florence to Lyon.
FAQs

Travel between Florence, Italy and Lyon, France by train is: Unrestricted.

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

International entry status: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Italy

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

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

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

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

  • Physical distance requirement: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 1/24/23. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Florence to Lyon before traveling.

The restriction level for your return train to Florence, Italy from Lyon is: Unrestricted.

Is my return train into Florence from Lyon restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of France

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

Conditions of reentry:

  • There are no current restrictions

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

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

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Recommended

Last checked on 1/9/23. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Florence from Lyon closer to your date of departure here here.

When traveling this route you should expect the distance from Florence to Lyon by train to be approximately 342 miles (551 km).
While the time it takes to travel 342 miles (551 km) between Florence and Lyon can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Florence to Lyon train journey time is on average 6 h 47 min.

When taking a train from Florence, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Firenze Santa Maria Novella, Firenze Rifredi and Firenze Campo di Marte. When you arrive in Lyon, your train can arrive in train stations including Lyon Part Dieu, Lyon-Perrache and Lyon Part-Dieu, Gare Routière.

Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Firenze Santa Maria Novella   to Lyon Part Dieu.

Passengers board their train most frequently from Firenze Santa Maria Novella and travel around 1.2 miles (2 km) from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Lyon Part Dieu and need to travel approximately 2 miles (3.3 km) from the train station to the city center in Lyon.

When taking a train from Florence to Lyon, you can count on ItaloTreno for the best way to get you to Lyon. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service between Florence and Lyon and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
The average number of trains departing Florence for Lyon is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
You can take the earliest train from Florence to Lyon at 12: 25 PM   or take the last train from Florence to Lyon leaving at 12: 25 PM. Look for the latest Florence to Lyon train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this journey.

Important Stations and Airports for this connection

Florence
Lyon
Firenze Santa Maria Novella is the most popular Florence railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Florence for your trip to Lyon.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+39 0552352595
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 06: 00 - 21: 00
Public transit options for Firenze Santa Maria Novella
Tram lines: T1, T2
Bus lines: 6, 11, 12, 13, 17, 23, 36, 37, C4
Train lines: FR, FA, Italo
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+39 892021
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 07: 15 - 20: 45
Public transit options for Firenze Campo di Marte
Bus lines: 12, 13, 33
Train lines: FA, IC, ICN, R

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