The view of Torino Porta Susa station from the  Piazza XVIII Decembre

How to take a train journey from Lyon to Torino / Turin

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Lyon to Torino / Turin by train

The route taken by these direct trains has been closed until summer 2024, due to damage caused by a landslide.
Replacement bus services have not been made available for international journeys along the closed section of the route.
The alternative route, which is currently the only option, involves travelling via Switzerland and Milano, with at least two connections and a journey time of more than 8 hours.

So the info below is currently not relevant!

Take the fabulous rail journey from Lyon to beautiful Torino/Turin, which involves a passage through the Alps.

Trenitalia has introduced its ultra smart Frecciarossa 1000 trains to this route and they have in effect replaced the TGV trains when travelling city centre to city centre.

Routes you can take to go from Lyon to Torino / Turin

When travelling between most cities by train there is only one logical option, though on other journeys there is a choice between different trains or alternative routes. If different options are available you can use the info to decide which is best for you.

Choose one of the following options:

Route Information

Travel Time (approx)

3hr 54min - 3hr 58min



Travel Info

2 x trains per day

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