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from Milan to Lyon

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

Our recommendation

To get from Milan to Lyon on 24 Jan we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

19:10Milan Malpensa Airport3h55 23:05Lyon Saint Exupery Airport
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£1841One-way
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14:50Milan Linate Airport8h15 23:05Lyon Saint Exupery Airport
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£1751One-way
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12:15Milan Malpensa Airport5h45 18:00Lyon Saint Exupery Airport
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£1841One-way
06:50Milan Linate Airport6h45 13:35Lyon Saint Exupery Airport
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£1981One-way
06:50Milan Linate Airport7h40 14:30Lyon Saint Exupery Airport
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£1981One-way

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Mon
24 Jan
£35Trenitalia
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£175Air France
Tue
25 Jan
£28Trenitalia
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£175Air France
Wed
26 Jan
£22Trenitalia
£17BlaBlaCar Bus
£184Air France
Thu
27 Jan
£22Trenitalia
£17BlaBlaCar Bus
£175Air France
Fri
28 Jan
£35Trenitalia
£17BlaBlaCar Bus
£184Air France
Sat
29 Jan
£31Trenitalia
£17BlaBlaCar Bus
£175Air France
Sun
30 Jan
£25Trenitalia
£17BlaBlaCar Bus
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31 Jan
£31Trenitalia
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£175HOP!
Tue
1 Feb
£31Trenitalia
£44Union Ivkoni International
£175HOP!
Wed
2 Feb
£25Trenitalia
£17BlaBlaCar Bus
£185HOP!
Thu
3 Feb
£25Trenitalia
£17BlaBlaCar Bus
£175Air France
Fri
4 Feb
£31Trenitalia
£17BlaBlaCar Bus
£175HOP!
Sat
5 Feb
£31Trenitalia
£17BlaBlaCar Bus
£175Air France
Sun
6 Feb
£31Trenitalia
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Mon
7 Feb
£22Trenitalia
£17BlaBlaCar Bus
£114Air France
Tue
8 Feb
£22Trenitalia
£17BlaBlaCar Bus
£114HOP!
Wed
9 Feb
£22Trenitalia
£17BlaBlaCar Bus
£114HOP!
Thu
10 Feb
£22Trenitalia
£17BlaBlaCar Bus
£114HOP!
Fri
11 Feb
£35Trenitalia
£17BlaBlaCar Bus
£114HOP!
Sat
12 Feb
£31Trenitalia
£17BlaBlaCar Bus
£114HOP!

Travel Information from Milan to Lyon

distanceDistance210 miles (339 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or flight
priceTicket price range£26 - £92
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £26 • 6 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £92 • 3 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Air France

Take a coach or flight to travel 210 miles (339 km) between Milan and Lyon. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 25 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £26. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus or Air France among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Milan to Lyon.

Travel Tips: Travel from Milan to Lyon

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FAQs

What are the international travel restrictions for France due to COVID-19 if I’m travelling to Lyon from Milan?

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:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be tested. A positive test will result in mandatory quarantine

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: Mandatory

This information was last checked on 22/01/2022. 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 between Milan and Lyon.

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

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

Is my journey back to Milan from Lyon restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry into Italy:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 48 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • 5-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Milan, Italy?

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

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

This information about your return travel to Italy was last checked on 23/01/2022. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Milan from Lyon closer to your date of departure here.

What are my travel options from Milan to Lyon?

There are 2 ways to travel between Milan and Lyon including taking a coach or flight.

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

The cheapest way from Milan to Lyon is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £26 compared to other travel options to Lyon:

A coach is about £66 less than a flight, which costs on average £92 for this journey.

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

The fastest way from Milan to Lyon is by flight with an average journey time of 3 h 25 min.

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

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

What is the distance from Milan to Lyon?

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

Where do I depart from Milan? Where do I arrive in Lyon?

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

  • Most travellers catch their coach from Milan, Stazione Centrale and arrive in Lyon, Gare Perrache.
  • Most travellers board their plane from Milan Malpensa Airport and arrive in Lyon Saint Exupery Airport.

Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Milan to Lyon?

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

  • Flixbus can get you to Lyon by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with Flixbus from Milan to Lyon for £26 on Omio.
  • Travel with Air France for flights to Lyon. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Air France Milan to Lyon tickets on Omio for £92.

Where should I go next after I travel from Milan to Lyon?

Looking to extend your trip from Milan to Lyon? Many Omio customers who go from Milan to Lyon usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Geneva or Barcelona. If you're looking to explore Paris, Geneva or Barcelona from Lyon, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

How far in advance should I purchase tickets from Milan to Lyon online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip to Lyon from Milan, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets are costing £26 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average £92 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets to Lyon from Milan online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.