How to get from Milan to Lyon

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from Milan to Lyon

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

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To get from Milan to Lyon on 05 Jul we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:20Milano, Autostazione Lampugnano6h45 17:05Lyon, Gare Perrache
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£251One-way
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10:20Milano, Autostazione Lampugnano6h45 17:05Lyon, Gare Perrache
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£251One-way
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19:00Milano, Autostazione Lampugnano6h25 01:25Lyon, Gare Perrache
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£301One-way
21:25Milano, Autostazione Lampugnano6h45 04:10Lyon, Gare Perrache
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£301One-way
15:53Milan Centrale4h19 20:12Lyon Part Dieu
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£651One-way

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Travel Information from Milan to Lyon

distanceDistance210 miles (339 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeFlight • £12 • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Trenitalia

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 210 miles (339 km) from Milan to Lyon. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus or Trenitalia among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Milan to Lyon.

Travel Tips: Travel from Milan to Lyon

Travel to Lyon 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 Milan to Lyon.
FAQs

Travel between Milan, Italy and Lyon, France is: Partially open.

Can travellers from Italy enter France?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Lyon from Milan?

Conditions of entry into France:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 48 hours prior to arrival
  • 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)
  • Health declaration required

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Lyon, France?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of France has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 03/07/2022. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your trip from Milan to Lyon.

Return travel to Milan, Italy from France is: Fully open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Italy from France?

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

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Italy from France?

Requirements for reentering Italy:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Italy?

All travellers must abide by the following measures in Italy to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

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

The above information about your return travel to Milan, Italy was last verified on 01/07/2022. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Milan from Lyon.

There are 4 ways that you can travel to Lyon from Milan. You can take a coach, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way from Milan to Lyon is by taking a ferry. You can find average ticket prices around £1 compared to other travel options to Lyon:

A ferry is £40 less than a coach for this route with tickets for a coach from Milan to Lyon costing on average £40.

A ferry is about £12 less than a flight, which costs on average £12 for this trip.

A ferry is about £96 less than a train, which costs on average £96 for this journey.

The fastest way from Milan to Lyon is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 5 min.

Other travel options to Lyon from Milan can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 6 h 10 min   of travel time.

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In comparison, taking a train requires on average 4 h 19 min   of travel time.

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

The average frequency per day from Milan to Lyon is:

  • 2 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Lyon from Milan as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

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

  • Most travellers take a coach from Milan, Stazione Centrale to Lyon, Gare Perrache.
  • Most travellers catch their flight from Milan Malpensa Airport and arrive in Lyon Saint Exupery Airport.
  • Most travellers take a train from Milano Centrale to Lyon Part Dieu.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Milan to Lyon:

  • You can travel from Milan to Lyon by coach with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £40 with Flixbus from Milan to Lyon.
  • You can take a train from Milan to Lyon with Trenitalia. Cheap tickets can be found for £96 with Trenitalia from Milan to Lyon.

Yes, there are direct routes from Milan to Lyon with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find direct coach services to Lyon with BlaBlaCar or BlaBlaCar Bus with around direct coaches every day.
  • You'll find direct train services to Lyon with with around 2 direct trains every day.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Lyon tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase tickets for this journey.

Many of our customers who book a trip from Milan to Lyon often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Paris, Geneva or Barcelona. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Milan and Lyon itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Lyon and any of these top destinations today!

Before travelling from Milan to Lyon, 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 £40 one way on average for this trip.
  • The price of a plane ticket for this route is on average £12 one way.
  • The price of a ferry ticket is £1 one way on average for this trip.
  • The price of a train ticket for this journey is £96 one way on average.

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

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