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from Lyon to Florence

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

Our recommendation

To get from Lyon to Florence on 23 Sep we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:46Lyon Part Dieu8h18 16:04Florence Santa Maria Novella
3 changes
£1551One-way
Cheapest
15:16Lyon Part Dieu14h11 05:27Florence Santa Maria Novella
5 changes
£1331One-way
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07:08Lyon Part Dieu8h56 16:04Florence Santa Maria Novella
2 changes
£1551One-way
06:46Lyon Part Dieu9h18 16:04Florence Santa Maria Novella
3 changes
£1551One-way
06:20Lyon9h44 16:04Florence Santa Maria Novella
2 changes
£1501One-way

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COMPARE Prices for trains, buses and flights

Thu
23 Sep
£59Flixbus
£180Air France
Fri
24 Sep
£38Flixbus
£245Air France
Sat
25 Sep
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£149Air France
Sun
26 Sep
£56Flixbus
£149Air France
Mon
27 Sep
£40Flixbus
£149Air France
Tue
28 Sep
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£149Air France
Wed
29 Sep
£48Flixbus
£99Air France
Thu
30 Sep
£38Flixbus
£210Air France
Fri
1 Oct
£38Flixbus
£210Air France
Sat
2 Oct
£40Flixbus
£99Air France
Sun
3 Oct
£53Flixbus
£169Air France
Mon
4 Oct
£40Flixbus
£99Air France
Wed
6 Oct
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£99Air France
Thu
7 Oct
£40Flixbus
£99Air France
Fri
8 Oct
£33Flixbus
£106Air France
Sun
10 Oct
£43Flixbus
£99Air France
Mon
11 Oct
£48Flixbus
£99Air France
Tue
12 Oct
£48Flixbus
£99Air France

Travel Information between Lyon and Florence

distanceDistance342 miles (551 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or coach
priceTicket price range£64 - £94
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £64 • 12 h
fastestFastest modeFlight • £94 • 4 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Air France

Take a flight or coach to travel 342 miles (551 km) from Lyon to Florence. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 4 h 25 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £64. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Flixbus or Air France among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Lyon to Florence.

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FAQs
What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Florence, Italy if I’m coming from Lyon, France?

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

Can I enter Italy if coming from France?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Florence if travelling 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 measures do I need to follow in Florence, Italy due to the pandemic?

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

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

The information above was last checked on 22/09/2021; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey from Lyon to Florence.

What travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, should I be aware of for my journey back to Lyon, France from Florence, Italy?

The restriction level for your return to Lyon, France from Italy is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Lyon from Florence restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry into France:

  • 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 coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Lyon, France?

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

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

This information about your return travel to France was last checked on 21/09/2021. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Lyon from Florence closer to your date of departure here.

How do you get from Lyon to Florence?

There are 2 travel options from Lyon to Florence: flight or coach.

What is the cheapest way to travel to Florence from Lyon?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Lyon to Florence, which costs on average £64.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Florence:

A coach is about £29 less than a flight, which costs on average £94 for this route.

What is the fastest way to get to Florence from Lyon?

The quickest way to travel from Lyon to Florence is by flight, which takes on average 4 h 25 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 12 h   of travel time.

What is the distance from Lyon to Florence?

The distance between Lyon and Florence is around 342 miles (551 km).

What are the departure and arrival points when travelling from Lyon to Florence?

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

  • Most travellers who buy a coach ticket from Lyon to Florence depart from Lyon, Gare Perrache to Florence, Villa Costanza Tram T1.
  • Most travellers take a flight from Lyon Saint Exupery Airport to Florence Peretola Airport.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Lyon to Florence?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Lyon to Florence:

  • You can travel to Florence from Lyon by coach with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £64 with Flixbus from Lyon to Florence.
  • You can travel from Lyon to Florence by flight with Air France. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £94 with Air France from Lyon to Florence.
What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Florence from Lyon?
Looking to extend your trip from Lyon to Florence? Many Omio customers who go from Lyon to Florence usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Rome, Milan or Venice. If you're looking to explore Rome, Milan or Venice from Florence, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How far in advance should I purchase tickets between Lyon and Florence online to get the best deals?

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

  • Coach tickets are costing £64 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing £94 one way on average.

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

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Lyon
Florence
Lyon
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Lyon Part Dieu
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Lyon-Perrache
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