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from Lyon to Milan

You can get from Lyon to Milan by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Lyon to Milan on 27 Sep we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

04:30Lyon, Gare Lyon-Perrache7h00 11:30Milan
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£291One-way
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04:30Lyon, Gare Lyon-Perrache7h00 11:30Milan
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£291One-way

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Sun
26 Sep
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£204Air France
Mon
27 Sep
£29Union Ivkoni International
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Tue
28 Sep
£17BlaBlaCar Bus
£142Air France
Wed
29 Sep
£28Union Ivkoni International
£142Air France
Thu
30 Sep
£27Flixbus
£151Air France
Fri
1 Oct
£17BlaBlaCar Bus
£142Air France
Sat
2 Oct
£17BlaBlaCar Bus
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Sun
3 Oct
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£221Air France
Mon
4 Oct
£22BlaBlaCar Bus
£143Air France
Tue
5 Oct
£17BlaBlaCar Bus
£189Air France
Wed
6 Oct
£23Union Ivkoni International
£143Air France
Thu
7 Oct
£17BlaBlaCar Bus
£151Air France
Fri
8 Oct
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£142Air France
Sat
9 Oct
£17BlaBlaCar Bus
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Sun
10 Oct
£17BlaBlaCar Bus
£108Air France
Mon
11 Oct
£17BlaBlaCar Bus
£94Air France
Tue
12 Oct
£17BlaBlaCar Bus
£93Air France
Wed
13 Oct
£17BlaBlaCar Bus
£93Air France
Thu
14 Oct
£17BlaBlaCar Bus
£93Air France
Fri
15 Oct
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£94Air France
Sat
16 Oct
£17BlaBlaCar Bus
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Travel Information from Lyon to Milan

distanceDistance210 miles (339 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or flight
priceTicket price range£28 - £97
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £28 • 6 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £97 • 5 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesUnion Ivkoni International or Air France

Take a coach or flight to travel 210 miles (339 km) to Milan from Lyon. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 5 h 20 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £28. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Union Ivkoni International or Air France among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach from Lyon to Milan.

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Travel from Lyon to Milan
Travel to Milan easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Lyon to Milan.
FAQs
What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Milan, Italy if I’m coming from Lyon, France?

Travel from Lyon, France to Milan, Italy is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Milan from Lyon restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Milan, Italy from Lyon?

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Milan, Italy?

The government of Italy has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The above information was last verified on 25/09/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Lyon and Milan closer to your planned date of departure here.

Are there COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Lyon, France from Milan, Italy?

The restriction level for your return to Lyon, France from Italy is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Lyon from Milan restricted?

Entry into France is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Lyon from Milan?

Conditions of reentry into France:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Lyon, France?

You should observe these safety measures in France as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information about your return travel to France was last checked on 24/09/2021. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Lyon from Milan closer to your date of departure here.

How do I go from Lyon to Milan?

You can travel between Lyon and Milan 2 different ways: coach or flight.

How do I get from Lyon to Milan the cheapest way?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Lyon to Milan. Tickets for a coach cost on average £28.

This is compared to other travel options to Milan:

A coach is generally £69 less than a flight for the same route. A flight costs on average £97 from Lyon to Milan.

What is the fastest way to get from Lyon to Milan?

The fastest way to get to Milan from Lyon is by flight with an average travel time of 5 h 20 min.

There are alternative travel options to Milan that can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by coach can take 6 h 10 min   on average.

How many miles from Lyon to Milan would I travel?

The Lyon to Milan distance is approximately 210 miles (339 km).

What are the departure and arrival points in Lyon and in Milan?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Lyon to Milan:

  • Most travellers take a coach from Lyon, Gare Perrache to Milan, Stazione Centrale.
  • Most travellers board their plane from Lyon Saint Exupery Airport and arrive in Milan Malpensa Airport.
Which travel operators can get me from Lyon to Milan?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Lyon to Milan, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Union Ivkoni International to go to Milan by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Union Ivkoni International Lyon to Milan tickets on Omio for £28.
  • Air France can get you to Milan by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Air France from Lyon to Milan for £97 on Omio.
Is there a direct service between Lyon and Milan?

Yes, there are direct services available between Lyon and Milan with the following travel operators:

  • You can take a direct coach with Flixbus or Union Ivkoni International.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Milan as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Lyon and Milan.

Where else should I travel to after my journey between Lyon and Milan ends?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Lyon to Milan often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Rome, Paris or Naples. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Lyon and Milan itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Milan and any of these top destinations today!
How early should I book tickets from Lyon to Milan online for the best deals?

Before travelling from Lyon to Milan, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket is on average £28 one way for this trip.
  • The price of a plane ticket for this trip is on average £97 one way.

But we recommend booking Lyon to Milan tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Lyon
Milan
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Lyon Part Dieu
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Refreshments
Lyon-Perrache
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