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Lyon to Florence by bus

The journey from Lyon to Florence by bus is 342.96 mi and takes 12 hr 13 min. There are 21 connections per day, with the first departure at 1:15 AM and the last at 11:50 PM. It is possible to travel from Lyon to Florence by bus for as little as $30.77 or as much as $185.75. The best price for this journey is $30.77.

Lowest Price$30.77
Journey Duration12 hr 13 min
Connection per Day21
Lowest Price$30.77
Highest Price$185.75
First Departure1:15 AM
Last Departure11:50 PM
Distance342.96 mi
DepartureLyon
ArrivalFlorence
CarriersDB - Intercity, BlaBlaCar BusMore

Lyon to Florence Bus Times

Departure date
Sunday, Mar 3, 2024

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How much does it cost to get from Lyon to Florence by bus?

On average, a bus ticket from Lyon to Florence will cost you $86.54. However, there may be cheaper alternatives available. Virail will show you the lowest prices available for your chosen travel dates, which could be as little as $30.77. If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest bus tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.
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Prices will vary when you travel from Lyon to Florence. On average, though, you'll pay about $86.54 for a bus ticket. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper bus tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest bus tickets.

How much time will it take to go from Lyon to Florence by bus?

The average journey time is 12 hr 13 min. This is how long it takes to cross the 342.96 mi from Lyon to Florence. When planning your journey, remember that delays are a possibility. Some unplanned events could cause your journey from Lyon to Florence to take longer than 12 hr 13 min. The journey between Lyon and Florence runs for about 342.96 mi and usually takes approximately 12 hr 13 min. However, this figure is an average and will vary according to a number of factors. Depending on the method of transport that you choose, you might be able to arrive in less time. The shortest time in which you can complete this journey is 8 hr 19 min. If you are trying to get from Lyon to Florence as quickly as possible, look for express routes or non-stopping services. Direct routes are not always the fastest way to travel. At times, you may even find a quicker route that involves a connection in another city.

How many times a day do departures from Lyon leave for Florence?

The route from Lyon to Florence is served by providers including . From this list of transport providers, there are up to departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from Lyon 21 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Lyon to Florence, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 6 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 15 journeys with one change or more each day. These numbers are all averages. They can slightly vary depending on the day of the week, the season of the year, local festivals, and other factors. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Lyon to Florence. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap bus tickets from Lyon to Florence
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Lyon to Florence.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Lyon to Florence, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Lyon to Florence.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Price as departure date approaches

Bus companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around $32.81 to $65.97 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 50% on your trip!

Find the best day to travel to Florence by bus

When travelling to Florence by bus, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

Established in 2018, BlaBlaCar Bus was born out of BlaBlaCar's acquisition of OUIBUS in November of that same year. The company officially launched in June 2019 and has since been offering long-distance bus services across Europe. Initially known as BlaBlaBus, the company went on to adopt the name Ouibus, before finally deciding on its present name, BlaBlaCar Bus. BlaBlaCar Bus operates a network of routes that link several cities, including Aix-en-Provence, Amsterdam, Barcelona, Brussels, Genoa, Lille, London, Lyon, Marseille, Milan, Nice, Paris, Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport, San Sebastián, and Turin.

Frecciarossa, operated by Trenitalia, the national railway company, is a renowned high-speed train service in Italy. FRECCIAROSSA trains, reaching speeds of up to 300 km/h, connect major cities including Rome, Milan, Naples, Florence, and Turin.

While not as swift as the high-speed ICE trains, Deutsche Bahn’s InterCity trains boast speeds up to 200km/h, offering spacious carriages and dining options. Operating across numerous German routes, such as Cologne-Hamburg, these trains also extend to international destinations, including Amsterdam and Luxembourg. Some routes even feature double-deck trains.

Ticket types and facilities from Lyon to Florence

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by Frecciarossa and DB - Intercity when traveling from Lyon to Florence.

Premium

Premium service includes a wider seat, more legroom, and access to additional amenities such as a welcome drink and a choice of newspapers. Coach 4 on the Frecciarossa 1000 train is reserved for the Premium level.
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Standard

Standard is the basic level of service and includes a comfortable seat and access to basic onboard services. Coaches 5-8 are for the Standard level with seats covered in gray eco-leather.
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Executive

Executive is the highest level of service and includes all of the amenities of the Business level, as well as a personal entertainment system, and gourmet meals served by a dedicated onboard chef.
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Business

Business service is designed for business travelers and includes all of the amenities of the Premium level, as well as access to a dedicated Business Lounge and priority boarding. Coaches 2 and 3 of Frecciarossa 1000 are reserved for the Business level of service.
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Second Class

On SBB Intercity trains, in addition to basic amenities for Second Class ticket, there's a Family Zone specially designed to offer comfort for families with children. If you get hungry during the journey, you can enjoy tasty meals in the restaurant carriage.
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First Class

In the First Class of SBB Intercity, you can benefit from personal power socket, more comfortable seats, and larger luggage space. Some IC trains also offer quiet zones and business areas.
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Facility Description

Find out more about the different facilities available onboard with each carrier on this route.

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On Frecciarossa trains, free WiFi is available. Use their Portale FRECCE service to watch movies, TV, and catch up on news. It also provides travel updates and additional booking options.
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Seek serenity? Frecciarossa offers designated quiet zones for Business Class to ensure a peaceful journey, free from distractions.
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No matter the model – be it ETR 500, ETR 600, ETR 700, or ETR 1000 – every seat comes with its power socket to keep your devices charged.
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On Frecciarossa trains, you won't face any restrictions on the amount of luggage you can bring on board. You can easily stow small bags and items in overhead racks or under your seat, while larger suitcases can be placed in the luggage racks situated in the compartments or close to the exterior doors.
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Special assistance is a call away for those who require it. Dial the toll-free 800 90 60 60 from Italian landlines or the international number +3902323232 from any phone, including from abroad.
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Satiate your hunger at the FrecciaBistrò, stationed at the train's center. Or, for added convenience, order directly to your seat through the Portale FRECCE's EasyBistrò. Premium and Business Class travelers receive complimentary snacks and drinks, while Executive Class passengers delight in gourmet meals curated by chef Carlo Cracc.
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No matter the weather outside, stay comfortably cool with onboard air-conditioning.
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Folding bikes are allowed as hand luggage, while non-folding bikes need to be disassembled and placed in travel cases shown to the conductor or platform staff before boarding, and stowed in a specific part of the train.
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Deutsche Bahn is rolling out free WiFi on their IC trains, with some already offering the service.
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All seats in both classes have power sockets on DB IC trains.
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On IC trains, you can bring any amount of luggage without restrictions. Store small bags either in the overhead racks or beneath your seats. For bigger luggage items, use the racks found in the compartments or close to the exterior doors.
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Deutsche Bahn's Mobility Service provides assistance for boarding, disembarking, and train transfers. Staff are on hand to address questions and ensure a smooth trip.
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On the DB IC trains, there's a restaurant for meals or a bistro for snacks. You can eat at the bistro or in your seat. First Class passengers get free food at their seat. The menu changes but always has local food, including vegetarian and vegan choices.
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Intercity trains have air-conditioned sections.
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For IC trains, a ticket and reservation are required for bicycles, with the reservation cost included. Bikes are typically stored in second class carriages, though your seat may be elsewhere.
Services on board DB - Intercity, BlaBlaCar Bus and Frecciarossa from Lyon to Florence
Compare services on board when travelling from Lyon to Florence by bus.
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Lyon to Florence CO2 Emissions by Bus

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Train
38.64kg
Bus
41.4kg
Flight
110.39kg
Car
88.31kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Lyon to Florence?
A bus ticket from Lyon to Florence is $86.54. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $30.77.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Lyon to Florence?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Lyon to Florence is $30.77. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Lyon and Florence by bus?
Lyon to Florence is 342.96 mi.
How long does the bus between Lyon and Florence take?
Lyon to Florence is on average 12 hr 13 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 8 hr 19 min.
Which companies operate from Lyon to Florence?
The bus journey from Lyon to Florence is covered by 6 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: DB - Intercity, BlaBlaCar Bus, Italo Treno, Frecciarossa, Appennino Shuttle, Autolinee Federico and FlixBus.
How many bus connections per day go from Lyon to Florence?
Lyon to Florence has 21 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Lyon to Florence leave?
The earliest bus from Lyon to Florence departs at 1:15 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last bus from Lyon to Florence depart?
The latest bus from Lyon to Florence departs at 11:50 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Lyon to Florence in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest bus ticket we have found is $30.77 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
From which stations can I leave from Lyon to Florence?
There are 4 station(s) that you can depart from Lyon to go to Florence. You can go from Lyon Part Dieu, Lyon Vaise, Gare Saint-Paul and Lyon-Perrache and you can arrive at Firenze Via Valfonda, Firenze Piazzale Montelungo, Firenze Cascine, Florence Rifredi, Scandicci Villa Constanza, Firenze S. Marco V. and Firenze Campo Marte Fs.
How many direct connections depart from Lyon to Florence?
There are on average 6 direct connection(s) from Lyon to go to Florence.
What's the fastest journey time between Lyon to Florence by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Lyon and Florence is 8 hr 19 min.
Is there a direct bus from Lyon to Florence?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Lyon and Florence.
What are the CO2 emissions for Lyon to Florence by bus?
The bus journey from Lyon to Florence creates 41.4kg of CO2 emissions.

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