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Lyon to La Spezia by train

It takes an average of 12h 33m to travel from Lyon to La Spezia by train, over a distance of around 270 miles (434 km). There are normally 17 trains per day travelling from Lyon to La Spezia and tickets for this journey start from $91.48 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 9h 13m
PriceFrom $91.48
Distance270 miles (434 km)
Frequency17 trains per day
First train08:08
Last train22:08
Departure stationLyon
Arrival stationLa Spezia
Changes2 changes

Lyon to La Spezia train times

Check out the next trains departing from Lyon to La Spezia for Tuesday Oct 26th 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
08:37 20:12 11h 35m, 5 changes
09:38 20:21 10h 43m, 2 changes
11:08 20:21 9h 13m, 4 changes
11:08 21:10 10h 2m, 3 changes
11:08 21:21 10h 13m, 2 changes
11:36 23:18 11h 42m, 4 changes
13:50 00:24 10h 34m, 3 changes
14:16 00:24 10h 8m, 4 changes
15:38 06:22 14h 44m, 3 changes
17:34 09:09 15h 35m, 5 changes

Cheap train tickets from Lyon to La Spezia

The price of train tickets from Lyon to La Spezia starts at $91.48 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Lyon to La Spezia by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Lyon to La Spezia

Want to know more about your journey from Lyon to La Spezia? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Lyon to La Spezia take?

The average journey time by train between Lyon and La Spezia is 12 hours and 33 minutes, with around 17 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Lyon and La Spezia by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Lyon to La Spezia is 9 hours and 13 minutes.

How much does the train from Lyon to La Spezia cost?

Train tickets from Lyon to La Spezia can start from as little as $91.48 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Lyon to La Spezia?

No, there are no direct train services from Lyon to La Spezia. Travelling from Lyon to La Spezia by train will require a minimum of 2 changes.

What time does the first train from Lyon to La Spezia leave?

The first train from Lyon to La Spezia leaves at 08:08. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Lyon to La Spezia leave?

The last train from Lyon to La Spezia leaves at 22:08. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Lyon and La Spezia by train?

Trains travelling from Lyon to La Spezia cover a distance of around 270 miles (434 km) during the journey.

The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Lyon to La Spezia for a typical week day using timetable data for 10/26/2021. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 10/25/2021 for travel on 10/25/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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