Route overview
Avg. journey time8h 21m
Fare range€39-€258
Distance530km
Train operatorseurolines_france, flixbus
First & last trains
First train departs at08:31
Last train departs at19:16
Fastest journey
Fastest route6h 00m
Changes1 change
Stations
Origin StationLyon
Destination StationBologna

Train times for Tue 23 Jan

08:31
12:24
Lyon
Bologna
6h 51m2 changes
08:34
10:31
Lyon
Bologna
9h 48m3 changes
12:37
16:18
Lyon
Bologna
6h 00m1 change
19:16
21:19
Lyon
Bologna
12h 06m2 changes

When is the best time to buy tickets?

Buying tickets in advance can save you money. Prices for train journeys from Lyon to Bologna start at €86.50 when you book at least 28 days in advance.*

28 days
in advance
Find this ticket!
€86.50
14 days
in advance
€112.10
Avg. single price
On the day
€187.77
Avg. single price

What is the minimum price of a ticket from Lyon to Bologna?

The minimum price of a train ticket from Lyon to Bologna is €38.9. To buy train tickets from Lyon to Bologna for the lowest price possible, we recommend that you book your tickets as early as possible. Tickets go on sale usually 3 months in advance, yet in some rare cases this can be up to 6 months. For more precise information on when you can book your tickets or whether there are any promotional sales, click here.

How long does it take to travel from Lyon to Bologna by train?

The average journey time between Lyon and Bologna is 8 hours and 21 minutes and the fastest journey time is 6 hours and 0 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 5 trains per day travelling from Lyon to Bologna. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What time is the first and last train of the day from Lyon to Bologna?

The first train from Lyon to Bologna departs at 08:31. The last train from Lyon to Bologna departs at 19:16. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services. Alternatively, some popular routes may run throughout the night at a reduced frequency. There may also be less services on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Are there direct train services between Lyon and Bologna?

No, it is not possible to travel from Lyon to Bologna without having to change trains. To travel from Lyon to Bologna will require a minimum of 1 change. More changes may be necessary on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

How do I get back to Lyon?

By train, of course. See trains from Bologna to Lyon.

  • *Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. “14 days in advance” includes days 13 and 15.
  • **The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Lyon to Bologna for a typical week day using timetable data for 23/01/2018. 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 25/10/2017 for travel on 27/10/2017 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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