The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Lyon to Milan will cost around £ 59 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 41.
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4 h 47 m
6 h 35 m
Trains per day
Of the 7 trains that leave Lyon for Milan every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 339 km distance in an average of 6 h 35 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 4 h 47 m .
The slowest trains will take 7 h 59 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||210 miles (339 km)|
|Average train duration||4 h 41 min|
|Average train ticket price||£32 (€37)|
|Train frequency||1 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there is 1 direct train a day|
|Train companies||SNCF | TGV or SNCF | TGV|
Trains from Lyon to Milan cover the 210 miles (339 km) long trip taking on average 4 h 41 min with our travel partners like SNCF | TGV or SNCF | TGV. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £32, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £22. Travellers depart most frequently from Lyon Part Dieu and arrive in Milano Centrale.
Travel between Lyon, France and Milan, Italy by train is: Partially open.
International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France
Conditions of entry:
When travelling in Italy, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
The information above was last checked on 20/01/2022. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Lyon and Milan before travelling.
The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Milan to Lyon is: Partially open
Reentry to France is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy
What are the entry requirements?
The government of France has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last verified on 19/01/2022. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your Milan to Lyon train here.
There are a few train stations in Lyon to start your trip from including Lyon Part Dieu, Lyon-Perrache and Lyon Part-Dieu, Gare routière. In Milan you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Milano Centrale, Milano Rogoredo and Milano Porta Garibaldi.
Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Lyon Part Dieu and arrive in Milano Centrale.
The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Lyon Part Dieu, is located 1.1 miles (1.8 km) from the city centre of Lyon.
The most popular arrival train station, Milano Centrale, is located 1.7 miles (2.8 km) away from the city centre of Milan.
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