Parma to Lyon by train

  • First train
    04:11
  • Last train
    23:11
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    8hr 8m
  • Distance
    439 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    28
  • Avg. journey time
    16hr 59m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Parma to Lyon by train

Fast trains from Parma to Lyon take around 8 hours and 8 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 439 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Parma and Lyon.

1. Are there direct trains from Parma to Lyon?

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

We usually find around 28 departures on the route from Parma to Lyon every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 26 departures.

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

The Parma to Lyon train travel time is normally about 8 hours and 8 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Lyon is usually scheduled to depart Parma around 04:11 and the last train is around 23:11. This is the same at the weekend.

When to book Parma 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 Parma to Lyon by train.

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Which train companies operate between Parma and Lyon?

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

  • Autocar
  • EuroCity
  • EuroNight
  • Frecciabianca
  • Frecciargento
  • Frecciarossa
  • Frecciarossa 1000
  • IC Notte
  • InterCity
  • Regionale
  • Regionale Veloce
  • SFM 3
  • TER
  • 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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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

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.