Genoa to Lyon by train

  • First train
    05:22
  • Last train
    22:56
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    7hr 55m
  • Distance
    351 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    9
  • Avg. journey time
    13hr 54m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Genoa to Lyon by train

Fast trains from Genoa to Lyon take around 7 hours and 55 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 351 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Genoa and Lyon.

1. Are there direct trains from Genoa to Lyon?

Journeys between Genoa and Lyon usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 37 departures on the route from Genoa to Lyon every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 46 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Genoa to Lyon?

The Genoa to Lyon train travel time is normally about 7 hours and 55 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Genoa to Lyon train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Lyon is usually scheduled to depart Genoa around 05:22 and the last train is around 22:56. This is the same at the weekend.

When to book Genoa to Lyon train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 4 and a half months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Genoa to Lyon by train.

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Which train companies operate between Genoa and Lyon?

More than one train company operates on the route from Genoa to Lyon, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Frecciabianca
  • Frecciarossa
  • Frecciarossa 1000
  • InterCity
  • Intercités
  • Regionale
  • Regionale Veloce
  • TGV
  • Thello
  • Train Express Regional

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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