How to travel from Lyon to Rome

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from Lyon to Rome

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

Our recommendation
flight

To get from Lyon to Rome on Dec 06 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

11:15AMLyon Saint Exupery Airport1h35 12:50PMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport
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691One-way
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11:15AMLyon Saint Exupery Airport1h35 12:50PMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport
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691One-way
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10:35AMLyon Saint Exupery Airport1h35 12:10PMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport
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771One-way
07:50AMLyon Part Dieu9h59 05:49PMRome Termini
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1511One-way
05:20PMLyon Part Dieu12h23 05:43AMRome Ostiense
2 transfers
1201One-way

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Travel Information to Rome from Lyon

distanceDistance463 miles (747 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$48 - $173
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $48 (€43) • 14 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $173 (€157) • 1 h 30 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Air France or Frecciarossa

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 463 miles (747 km) between Lyon and Rome. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 30 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $48 (€43). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus, Air France or Frecciarossa among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Lyon to Rome.

Travel Tips: Travel from Lyon to Rome

Travel Tips: Travel to Rome 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 Lyon to Rome.
FAQs

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

Can I enter Italy if coming from France?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What measures do I need to follow in Rome, Italy due to the pandemic?

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

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

The information above was last checked on 11/17/22; 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 Lyon and Rome.

The current restriction level for returning to Lyon, France from Italy is: Unrestricted.

Am I allowed to reenter Lyon, France from Rome, Italy?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Lyon from Rome?

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Lyon, France regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to France must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face masks: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 11/6/22. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Lyon from Rome here.

There are 4 travel options from Lyon to Rome: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to travel between Lyon and Rome is by taking a bus with an average price of $48 (€43).

This is compared to other travel options to Rome:

Taking a bus is about $126 (€114) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $173 (€157) for this journey.

A bus is generally $46 (€42) less than a train for the same route. Taking a train costs on average $94 (€85) from Lyon to Rome.

The fastest way to get to Rome from Lyon is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 30 min.

Other travel options to Rome can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 14 h 15 min   on average.

In comparison, getting to Rome by train can take on average 8 h 7 min.

The distance is approximately 463 miles (747 km) from Lyon to Rome.

The average frequency per day from Lyon to Rome is:

  • 1 bus per day.
  • Around 1 train per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Rome from Lyon as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Lyon to Rome:

  • Most travelers board their bus from Lyon, Gare Perrache and arrive in Rome, Termini.
  • Most travelers catch their flight from Lyon Saint Exupery Airport and arrive in Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Lyon Part Dieu and arrive in Roma Termini.

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

  • Flixbus can take you to Rome by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Lyon to Rome for $48 (€43).
  • Air France can take you to Rome by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Air France from Lyon to Rome for $173 (€157).
  • Travel with Frecciarossa for trains to Rome. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Frecciarossa Lyon to Rome tickets on Omio for $94 (€85).

Yes, there are direct routes from Lyon to Rome with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find 1 direct bus a day to Rome with Flixbus or BlaBlaCar.

Direct services to Rome 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 journey.

Looking to extend your trip from Lyon to Rome? Many Omio customers who go from Lyon to Rome usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Milan, Florence or Paris. If you're looking to explore Milan, Florence or Paris from Rome, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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

  • A bus ticket for this route is costing $48 (€43) one way on average.
  • A plane ticket for this trip is costing $173 (€157) one way on average.
  • A train ticket costs $94 (€85) one way on average for this route.

But we recommend booking Lyon to Rome 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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