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Rome to Lyon by train

The journey from Rome to Lyon by train is 464.78 mi and takes 14 hr 26 min. There are 15 connections per day, with the first departure at 12:11 AM and the last at 11:55 PM. It is possible to travel from Rome to Lyon by train for as little as $59.42 or as much as $382.41. The best price for this journey is $59.42.

Lowest Price$59.42
Journey Duration14 hr 26 min
Connection per Day15
Lowest Price$59.42
Highest Price$382.41
First Departure12:11 AM
Last Departure11:55 PM
Distance464.78 mi
DepartureRome
ArrivalLyon
CarriersEuroCity, TERMore

Rome to Lyon Train Times

Departure date
Thursday, Apr 18, 2024

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How much will I pay for train tickets from Rome to Lyon?

The cheapest train tickets from Rome to Lyon cost $59.42. On average, you can expect to spend around $150.89 for your train ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper train tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Rome to Lyon.
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When you're traveling from Rome to Lyon, you can expect to pay an average of approximately $150.89. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest train tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as train ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper train tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.

How long does the journey from Rome to Lyon take by train?

The average journey time is 14 hr 26 min. This is how long it takes to cross the 464.78 mi from Rome to Lyon. When planning your journey, remember that delays are a possibility. Some unplanned events could cause your journey from Rome to Lyon to take longer than 14 hr 26 min. The distance between Rome and Lyon is around 464.78 mi. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 14 hr 26 min. However, the fastest routes between Rome and Lyon take 9 hr 25 min. If a fast journey is a priority for you when traveling, look out for express services that may get you there faster. Some flexibility may be necessary when booking. Often, these services only leave at particular times of day - or even on certain days of the week. You may also find a faster journey by taking an indirect route and connecting in another station along the way.

Which stations can I use on the Rome to Lyon route?

You can depart from Rome at stations such as Rome Nomentana,Rome Balduina,Rome Monte Mario,Roma-San Pietro,Rome - Ostiense,Rome Termini,ROMA - TIBURTINA,Roma - Tuscolana,Rome Trastevere,Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA),Rome Fiumicino Airport (FCO). At the end of the journey, you will be able to arrive in Lyon at the following stations: Lyon - Part-Dieu,Lyon Saint-Paul,Lyon - Vaise,Lyon, Perrache. Some of these stations may only be served by particular travel providers. Because of this, there may not be a direct connection between all the stations in Rome and Lyon. Plan your journey carefully, as it may be necessary to make another connection before departure or after arrival.

How many times a day do journeys run from Rome to Lyon?

You will be able to travel from Rome to Lyon using companies such as . Combined, these providers offer an average of 15 journeys each day. This average figure may not necessarily reflect your chosen travel dates. On certain days of the week, there may be more or less journeys available. At the busiest times, there will be up to departures available in a single day. You can choose to travel from Rome to Lyon using both direct and indirect routes. These options will help you find a journey that suits your budget, your time frame, and the circumstances of your trip. There are, on average, 0 direct connections from Rome to Lyon each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 15 journeys with at least one change. These figures may vary at certain times of year, and some routes might not run every day of the week. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Rome to Lyon. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Rome 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 Rome 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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Virail Pro Tip ✌: Booking 10 days in advance save 10% on average

Price as departure date approaches

Train companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around $59.73 to $131.87 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 55% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap train tickets from Rome to Lyon

The cheapest Rome - Lyon train tickets can be found for as low as $90.53 if you’re lucky, or $125.23 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $163.65.

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.

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.

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.

FlixBus, a long-distance bus company, operates in both Europe and the United States. Founded in 2013, it has grown to become one of the largest bus operators in Europe, connecting over 2,500 destinations in 30 countries. Originating in Germany, FlixBus has expanded quickly to neighboring countries including France, Italy, Denmark, the Netherlands, and Croatia, while also offering regular services to Norway, Spain, and England. With affordable fares and comfortable amenities such as free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and onboard toilets, FlixBus provides a convenient and enjoyable travel experience.

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.

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.

Ferrovie dello Stato Italiane is the owner of Trenitalia, which serves as the main train operator in Italy. The high-speed Frecciarossa trains link Milan, Rome, Naples, Florence, and Turin at speeds of up to 300 km/h (186 mph). Frecciargento and Frecciabianca are two other high-speed services that operate at slightly slower rates but provide connectivity to smaller cities and towns. Trenitalia operates regional and intercity train, and provides international connections to neighboring countries through EuroCity trains.

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 Rome to Lyon

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by EuroCity, Frecciarossa and TER when traveling from Rome 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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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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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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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

On Deutsche Bahn IC trains, if you have a Flexpreis First Class ticket in addition to the standard second class offerings, you can access Fast Track and DB lounges at some German stations for free and enjoy the complimentary refreshments. Plus, experience a quieter travel environment and savor the view.

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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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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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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.
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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 EuroCity, TER and Frecciarossa from Rome to Lyon
Compare services on board when travelling from Rome to Lyon by train.
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Rome to Lyon CO2 Emissions by Train

Ecology
Train
52.36kg
Bus
56.1kg
Flight
149.6kg
Car
119.68kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Rome to Lyon by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Rome and Lyon are 52.36kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Rome and Lyon? By taking the train between Rome and Lyon you will save 97.24kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 3.74kg compared to a bus and 67.32kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Rome to Lyon?
A train ticket from Rome to Lyon is $150.89. 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 $59.42.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Rome to Lyon?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Rome to Lyon is $59.42. 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 Rome and Lyon by train?
Rome to Lyon is 464.78 mi.
How long does the train between Rome and Lyon take?
Rome to Lyon is on average 14 hr 26 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 9 hr 25 min.
Which companies operate from Rome to Lyon?
The train journey from Rome to Lyon is covered by 13 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: EuroCity, TER, Frecciarossa, Autobus, TRN, Italo Treno, Intercity Notte, FlixBus, Intercities, Regionale Veloce, Trenitalia, DB - Intercity, BlaBlaCar Bus and InterCityNotte.
How many train connections per day go from Rome to Lyon?
Rome to Lyon has 15 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Rome to Lyon leave?
The earliest train from Rome to Lyon departs at 12:11 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 Rome to Lyon depart?
The latest train from Rome to Lyon departs at 11:55 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 Rome 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 $59.42 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 Rome to Lyon by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Rome and Lyon is 9 hr 25 min.
Is there a direct train from Rome to Lyon?
Yes, there is a direct train between Rome and Lyon.
What are the CO2 emissions for Rome to Lyon by train?
The train journey from Rome to Lyon creates 52.36kg of CO2 emissions.

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