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from Lyon to Rome

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

Our recommendation

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

16:00Lyon Saint Exupery Airport7h05 23:05Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport
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15:16Lyon Part Dieu15h09 06:25Rome Termini
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14:20Lyon Saint Exupery Airport8h45 23:05Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport
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07:46Lyon Part Dieu10h03 17:49Rome Termini
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07:08Lyon Part Dieu10h41 17:49Rome Termini
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Travel Information from Lyon to Rome

distanceDistance463 miles (747 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or coach
priceTicket price range£90 - £170
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £90 • 15 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £170 • 1 h 30 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Air France

Travel 463 miles (747 km) by flight or coach 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 coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £90. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus or Air France among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight from Lyon to Rome.

Travel Tips

Travel from Lyon to Rome
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.
What are the international travel restrictions for Italy due to COVID-19 if I’m travelling from Lyon to Rome?

International travel from Lyon, France to Rome, 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 Rome 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 Rome, 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 between Lyon and Rome.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions on returning to France from Rome, Italy?

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

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

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

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

  • 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

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

All travellers 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: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 21/09/2021. 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.

What are my Lyon to Rome travel options?

There are 2 ways that you can travel to Rome from Lyon. You can take a flight or coach.

What is the cheapest way from Lyon to Rome?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Lyon to Rome. Tickets for a coach cost on average £90.

This is compared to other travel options to Rome:

A coach is about £79 less than a flight, which costs on average £170 for this journey.

What is the fastest way to get 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.

There are alternative travel options to Rome that can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Rome by coach can take on average 15 h 10 min.

How far is it from Lyon to Rome?

You should expect to travel around 463 miles (747 km) from Lyon to Rome.

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

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

  • Most travellers board their coach from Lyon, Gare Perrache and arrive in Rome, Tiburtina Station.
  • Most travellers board their plane from Lyon Saint Exupery Airport and arrive in Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport.
Which travel companies can get me from Lyon to Rome?

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 coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Lyon to Rome for £90.
  • Travel with Air France for flights to Rome. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Air France Lyon to Rome tickets on Omio for £170.
Is there a way to travel directly from Lyon to Rome?

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

  • You can find direct flights to take to Rome with.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Rome tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you book tickets for this trip.

Where else should I travel to after my journey to Rome from Lyon ends?
Your journey from Lyon to Rome doesn't have to end in Rome. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Milan, Florence or Paris. If you’d like to add Milan, Florence or Paris to your Lyon to Rome trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Rome today!
How early should I book tickets from Lyon to Rome online for the best deals?

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

  • The price of a coach ticket is on average £90 one way for this trip.
  • The price of a plane ticket is £170 one way on average for this journey.

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.


Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Lyon Part Dieu

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