How to travel from Parma to Lyon

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Travel Information to Lyon from Parma

distanceDistance273 miles (441 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$6 - $229
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $6 (€5) • 8 h 51 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $229 (€203) • 5 h 30 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Vueling

Travel 273 miles (441 km) by bus, flight or train between Parma and Lyon. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 5 h 30 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $6 (€5). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or Vueling among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Parma to Lyon.

Travel Tips: Travel from Parma 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 Parma to Lyon.

Travel between Parma, Italy and Lyon, France is: Unrestricted.

Can travelers from Italy enter France?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Italy.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Lyon from Parma?

Conditions of entry into France:

  • There are no current restrictions

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Lyon, France?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of France has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 2/21/23. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey between Parma and Lyon.

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

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

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

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

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Parma, Italy regarding COVID-19?

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

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

The information above was last checked on 3/8/23. 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 Parma from Lyon here.

You can travel between Parma and Lyon 3 different ways: bus, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Lyon from Parma is by taking a train, which costs on average $6 (€5).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Lyon:

A train is $27 (€24) less than a bus for this route with tickets for a bus from Parma to Lyon costing on average $33 (€29).

Taking a train is usually $224 (€198) less than taking a flight to Lyon, which costs on average $229 (€203) for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to Lyon from Parma is by flight with an average travel time of 5 h 30 min.

Other travel options to Lyon can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 11 h 5 min   of travel time.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 8 h 51 min.

Lyon is approximately 273 miles (441 km) away from Parma.

The average frequency per day from Parma to Lyon is:

  • 7 buses a day.
  • Around 1 train per day.

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

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

  • Buses mostly depart from Parma, Terminal Bus and arrive in Lyon, Gare Perrache.
  • Flights most often depart from Parma at Milan Malpensa Airport and arrive in Lyon at Lyon Saint Exupery Airport.
  • Trains mostly depart from Parma and arrive in Lyon Part Dieu.

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

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Lyon by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Parma to Lyon tickets on Omio for $33 (€29).
  • Travel with Vueling for flights to Lyon. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Vueling Parma to Lyon tickets on Omio for $229 (€203).
Many of our customers who book a trip from Parma to Lyon often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Paris, Barcelona or Geneva. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Parma and Lyon itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Lyon and any of these top destinations today!

When planning your trip from Parma to Lyon, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing $33 (€29) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing $229 (€203) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost $6 (€5) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Parma to Lyon online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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