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from Rome to Lyon

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

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To get from Rome to Lyon on 29 Nov we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:05Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport4h25 14:30Lyon Saint Exupery Airport
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11:10Rome Termini9h42 20:52Lyon Part Dieu
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12:35Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport5h25 18:00Lyon Saint Exupery Airport
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17:40Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport5h25 23:05Lyon Saint Exupery Airport
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10:05Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport7h55 18:00Lyon Saint Exupery Airport
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Travel Information between Rome and Lyon

distanceDistance463 miles (747 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or coach
priceTicket price range£31 - £135
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £31 • 14 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £135 • 1 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesVueling or Flixbus

Take a flight or coach to travel 463 miles (747 km) from Rome to Lyon. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 35 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £31. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Vueling or Flixbus among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight or coach from Rome to Lyon.

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Travel from Rome to Lyon
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 Rome to Lyon.
What COVID-19 safety information and travel restrictions should I be aware of before I go to Lyon, France from Rome, Italy?

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

Can I enter France if coming from Italy?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required

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

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

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

The information above was last checked on 27/11/2021; 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 Rome to Lyon.

Are there COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Rome, Italy from Lyon, France?

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

Is my journey back to Rome from Lyon restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry into Italy:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 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 are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Rome, 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: Mandatory

This information about your return travel to Italy was last checked on 27/11/2021. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Rome from Lyon closer to your date of departure here.

How do I go from Rome to Lyon?

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

What is the cheapest way to get from Rome to Lyon?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Rome to Lyon. Tickets for a coach cost on average £31.

This is compared to other travel options to Lyon:

A coach is about £104 less than a flight, which costs on average £135 for this route.

What is the fastest way to Lyon from Rome?

The fastest way to get to Lyon from Rome is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 35 min.

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

In comparison, getting to Lyon by coach can take on average 14 h 25 min.

How far is it from Rome to Lyon?

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

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Rome to Lyon:

  • Flights mostly depart from Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport and arrive in Lyon Saint Exupery Airport.
  • Coaches most often depart from Rome at Rome, Termini (G) and arrive in Lyon at Lyon, Gare Perrache.
Who can get me from Rome to Lyon?

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

  • Vueling can take you to Lyon by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Vueling from Rome to Lyon for £135.
  • Travel with Flixbus for coaches to Lyon. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Rome to Lyon tickets on Omio for £31.
Is there a way to travel directly from Rome to Lyon?

Yes, there are direct services available to Lyon from Rome with the following travel operators:

  • You'll find direct flights with.
  • You can travel directly by coach with.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Lyon as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Rome to Lyon.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Rome to Lyon?
Your journey from Rome to Lyon doesn't have to end in Lyon. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Geneva or Barcelona. If you’d like to add Paris, Geneva or Barcelona to your Rome to Lyon trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Lyon today!
How early should I buy Rome to Lyon tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • The price of a plane ticket for this route is on average £135 one way.
  • The price of a coach ticket for this trip is £31 one way on average.

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