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Florence to Lyon by train

The journey from Florence to Lyon by train is 342.96 mi and takes 14 hr 38 min. There are 3 connections per day, with the first departure at 2:03 AM and the last at 2:03 AM. It is possible to travel from Florence to Lyon by train for as little as $126.04 or as much as $126.04. The best price for this journey is $126.04.

Lowest Price$126.04
Journey Duration14 hr 38 min
Connection per Day3
Lowest Price$126.04
Highest Price$126.04
First Departure2:03 AM
Last Departure2:03 AM
Distance342.96 mi
DepartureFlorence
ArrivalLyon
CarriersEuroCity, TER

Florence to Lyon Train Times

Departure date
Wednesday, May 29, 2024

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How can I find the cheapest train tickets to get from Florence to Lyon?

The prices for train tickets from Florence to Lyon vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. Booked in advance, the cheapest train tickets from Florence to Lyon will cost $126.04. The average train ticket price is approximately $126.04. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.
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Prices will vary when you travel from Florence to Lyon. On average, though, you'll pay about $126.04 for a train 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 train 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 train tickets.

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

The journey between Florence and Lyon by train is approximately 342.96 mi. It will take you more or less 14 hr 38 min to complete this journey. This average figure does not take into account any delays that might arise on your route in exceptional circumstances. If you are planning to make a connection or operating on a tight schedule, give yourself plenty of time. The journey between Florence and Lyon runs for about 342.96 mi and usually takes approximately 14 hr 38 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 13 hr 19 min. If you are trying to get from Florence to Lyon 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.

When traveling from Florence to Lyon by train, which stations can I use?

Depending on the type of transport, and the provider you decide to use for your journey, you will be able to depart Florence from the following stations: Scandicci, Villa Constanza,Florence Santa Maria Novella,Florence - Rifredi,Firenze S. Marco Vecchio,Firenze Campo Di Marte,Florence Cascine,Florence, Florence (Piazzale Montelungo). Arriving at Lyon, your route will pass through all or some of the following stations: Lyon - Part-Dieu,Lyon, Perrache,Lyon - Vaise,Lyon Saint-Paul. Not all transport providers serve every station, so check in advance to see exactly where your route takes you. You may need to use another form of transport to get from one station to another or to your final destination when you arrive in Lyon.

How many daily journeys are there from Florence to Lyon?

The route from Florence to Lyon 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 Florence 3 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Florence to Lyon, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 0 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 3 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 Florence to Lyon. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Florence to Lyon, 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 Florence to Lyon.

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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Find the best day to travel to Lyon by train

When travelling to Lyon by train, 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.

Eurocity (EC) trains are specifically designed for short and long-distance travel, connecting major cities in various European countries as part of the extensive international train services. Eurocity (EC) trains are operated by a range of national railway companies across Europe, including Deutsche Bahn (Germany), SNCF (France), Trenitalia (Italy), SBB (Switzerland), and ÖBB (Austria). The Eurocity (EC) service offers regular schedules and convenient connections between prominent cities like Paris, Berlin, Milan, and Vienna.

SNCF, the French national railway company, offers TER, a comprehensive regional train service. TER (Transport Express Régional) trains connect cities, and villages within regions of France, offering local transportation for commuters and tourists as they explore the regional culture, landscape, and attractions through its vast network of regional routes. TER trains are slower than the high-speed trains but offer a more affordable and comfortable alternative for shorter journeys within the regions.

Ticket types and facilities from Florence to Lyon

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by EuroCity and TER when traveling from Florence to Lyon.

Second Class

With Deutsche Bahn's Eurocity trains, a second-class ticket guarantees you a more affordable journey. Throughout your trip, you can access basic facilities like electrical outlets, air conditioning, and a bar carriage.
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First Class

If you wish to elevate your travel experience in a quieter place with additional services such as adjustable seats, more legroom, catering service, and seat selection, you can opt for the first-class tickets on Deutsche Bahn's Eurocity trains.
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Standard

TER train tickets have a fixed "Tarif Normal" fare and are valid for a single journey until midnight the day after validation in platform stamp machines. Some regions may offer off-peak discounts.
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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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DB's EC trains feature recently updated coaches equipped with power sockets.
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Deutsche Bahn is progressively adding free WiFi to their EC trains.
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On DB Eurocity 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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The Mobility Service assists with boarding, disembarking, and train transitions. Additionally, the staff is ready to address any inquiries or provide support to ensure a smooth journey.
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On EC trains, dine in the onboard restaurant or grab a quick bite from the bistro. First Class passengers receive complimentary meals at their seat. DB provides diverse, locally-sourced food options, including vegetarian and vegan choices.
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DB's EC trains now boast modernized carriages with air conditioning.
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TER trains are currently without WiFi services.
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Modern TER trains come equipped with power sockets.
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TER trains have no restrictions on the size of bags, as long as they are within your personal handling capability and can fit in designated luggage areas.
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Accès TER' offers specialized assistance for passengers with disabilities or reduced mobility, ensuring a seamless travel experience.
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TER trains do not provide onboard catering; consider bringing your refreshments.
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Traveling with a bike on TER trains is free, simply hang it or store it in designated areas on a first-come, first-served basis, booking not available.
Services on board EuroCity and TER from Florence to Lyon
Compare services on board when travelling from Florence to Lyon by train.
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Florence to Lyon CO2 Emissions by Train

Ecology
Train
38.64kg
Bus
41.4kg
Flight
110.39kg
Car
88.31kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Florence to Lyon by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Florence and Lyon are 38.64kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Florence and Lyon? By taking the train between Florence and Lyon you will save 71.75kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 2.76kg compared to a bus and 49.67kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Florence to Lyon?
A train ticket from Florence to Lyon is $126.04. 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 $126.04.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Florence to Lyon?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Florence to Lyon is $126.04. 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 Florence and Lyon by train?
Florence to Lyon is 342.96 mi.
How long does the train between Florence and Lyon take?
Florence to Lyon is on average 14 hr 38 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 13 hr 19 min.
Which companies operate from Florence to Lyon?
The train journey from Florence to Lyon is covered by 2 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: EuroCity, TER and InterCityNotte.
How many train connections per day go from Florence to Lyon?
Florence to Lyon has 3 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Florence to Lyon leave?
The earliest train from Florence to Lyon departs at 2:03 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 train from Florence to Lyon depart?
The latest train from Florence to Lyon departs at 2:03 AM. 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 Florence to Lyon in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is $126.04 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.
What's the fastest journey time between Florence to Lyon by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Florence and Lyon is 13 hr 19 min.
Is there a direct train from Florence to Lyon?
Yes, there is a direct train between Florence and Lyon.
What are the CO2 emissions for Florence to Lyon by train?
The train journey from Florence to Lyon creates 38.64kg of CO2 emissions.

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