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Lyon to Rome by train

It takes an average of 17h 24m to travel from Lyon to Rome by train, over a distance of around 465 miles (749 km). There are normally 11 trains per day travelling from Lyon to Rome and tickets for this journey start from $83.62 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 9h 42m
Price$83.62 - $399.60
Distance465 miles (749 km)
Frequency11 trains per day
Departure stationLyon
Arrival stationRome
Changes2 changes
Train and bus operatorsFlixbus

Lyon to Rome train times

Check out the next trains departing from Lyon to Rome for Tuesday Mar 9th 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
10:10 07:52 9h 42m, 2 changes
00:10 06:22 18h 12m, 4 changes
02:25 08:22 17h 57m, 4 changes
02:57 10:28 19h 31m, 2 changes
03:20 10:28 19h 8m, 3 changes
04:50 10:22 17h 32m, 4 changes
05:10 00:04 18h 54m, 5 changes
06:10 00:44 18h 34m, 3 changes
06:10 00:52 18h 42m, 2 changes
09:35 01:22 15h 47m, 4 changes

Cheap train tickets from Lyon to Rome

The price of train tickets from Lyon to Rome starts at $83.62 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.
lowest price found
4 weeksin advance
avg. single price$195.48
2 weeksin advance
avg. single price$207.36
on the day
avg. single price$253.87

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 Rome 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 Rome

Want to know more about your journey from Lyon to Rome? 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 Rome take?

The average journey time by train between Lyon and Rome is 17 hours and 24 minutes, with around 11 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 Rome by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Lyon to Rome is 9 hours and 42 minutes.

How much does the train from Lyon to Rome cost?

Train tickets from Lyon to Rome can start from as little as $83.62 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 Rome?

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

What time does the first train from Lyon to Rome leave?

The first train from Lyon to Rome leaves at 00:10. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Lyon to Rome leave?

The last train from Lyon to Rome leaves at 10:27. 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 Rome by train?

Trains travelling from Lyon to Rome cover a distance of around 465 miles (749 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Rome to Lyon.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Lyon to Rome for a typical week day using timetable data for 03/09/2021. 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 02/22/2021 for travel on 04/15/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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