How to travel from Florence to Lyon

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from Florence to Lyon

You can get from Florence to Lyon by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Florence to Lyon on Apr 02 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

11:40PMFirenze, Piazzale Montelungo12h20 12:00PMLyon, Gare Perrache
1 transfer
11:40PMFirenze, Piazzale Montelungo12h20 12:00PMLyon, Gare Perrache
1 transfer
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11:15AMFlorence12h15 11:30PMLyon, Gare Perrache
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02:15AMFirenze, Piazzale Montelungo14h10 04:25PMLyon, Gare Perrache
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Travel Information to Lyon from Florence

distanceDistance342 miles (551 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus
fastestFastest modeBus • $114 (€99) • 10 h 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus

Travel 342 miles (551 km) by bus to Lyon from Florence. Flixbus is the main travel company operating this journey. Travelers can even take a direct bus from Florence to Lyon.

Travel Tips: Travel from Florence to Lyon

Travel Tips: Travel 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.

International travel from Florence, Italy to Lyon, France is: Unrestricted.

Can I enter France if coming from Italy?

Entry into France is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Italy.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Lyon if traveling from Florence?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What measures do I need to follow in Lyon, France due to the pandemic?

All travelers in France must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

  • Social distance: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 3/22/23; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip between Florence and Lyon.

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

Is my journey back to Florence from Lyon restricted?

Entry into Italy is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of France.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Florence from Lyon?

Conditions of reentry into Italy:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Florence, Italy?

You should observe these safety measures in Italy as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Italy was last checked on 3/8/23. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Florence from Lyon closer to your date of departure here.

You can travel between Florence and Lyon by bus.

The fastest way to travel from Florence to Lyon is by bus with an average journey time of 10 h 55 min.

Lyon is approximately 342 miles (551 km) away from Florence.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Florence to Lyon:

  • Buses from Florence to Lyon most often leave from Florence, Villa Costanza Tram T1 and arrive in Lyon, Gare Perrache.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Florence to Lyon, then we'll help you find the best value travel company for you:

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Lyon by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Florence to Lyon tickets on Omio for $114 (€99).

Yes, there is a direct service from Florence to Lyon:

  • You can book a direct bus with.

Direct services to Lyon tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your trip.

Many of our customers traveling from Florence to Lyon don't make Lyon their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Lyon are Paris, Barcelona or Geneva, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Lyon to any of these top destinations today!

Before traveling from Florence to Lyon, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this trip costs on average $114 (€99) one way.

But we recommend booking Florence to Lyon tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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