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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 26 Jul we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:45Milan6h45 14:30Lyon, Gare Perrache
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£411One-way
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07:45Milan6h45 14:30Lyon, Gare Perrache
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£411One-way
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22:40Milan6h20 05:00Lyon, Gare Perrache
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£411One-way
14:30Milan6h35 21:05Lyon, Gare Perrache
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£541One-way
09:30Milan6h20 15:50Lyon, Gare Perrache
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£731One-way

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Mon
26 Jul
£41BlaBlaCar Bus
£268Air France
Tue
27 Jul
£41BlaBlaCar Bus
£150HOP!
Wed
28 Jul
£33BlaBlaCar Bus
£158Air France
Thu
29 Jul
£33BlaBlaCar Bus
£171Air France
Fri
30 Jul
£41BlaBlaCar Bus
£158Air France
Sat
31 Jul
£41BlaBlaCar Bus
£149Air France
Sun
1 Aug
£33BlaBlaCar Bus
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Mon
2 Aug
£33BlaBlaCar Bus
£158Air France
Tue
3 Aug
£33BlaBlaCar Bus
£158Air France
Wed
4 Aug
£41BlaBlaCar Bus
£158Air France
Thu
5 Aug
£33BlaBlaCar Bus
£158Air France
Fri
6 Aug
£41BlaBlaCar Bus
£150Air France
Sat
7 Aug
£45BlaBlaCar Bus
£147Air France
Sun
8 Aug
£41BlaBlaCar Bus
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Mon
9 Aug
£33BlaBlaCar Bus
£115Air France
Tue
10 Aug
£41BlaBlaCar Bus
£114Air France
Wed
11 Aug
£33BlaBlaCar Bus
£150Air France
Thu
12 Aug
£33BlaBlaCar Bus
£114Air France
Fri
13 Aug
£33BlaBlaCar Bus
£169Air France
Sat
14 Aug
£41Flixbus
£169Air France
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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
What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Lyon, France if I’m coming from Milan, Italy?

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

Is international entry into Lyon from Milan restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy.

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

Entry Requirements:

  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Lyon, France?

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

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

The above information was last verified on 24/07/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Milan to Lyon closer to your planned date of departure here.

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Italy from Lyon, France?

The current restriction level for returning to Milan, Italy from France is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Milan, Italy from Lyon, France?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Milan from Lyon?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

Which rules do I need to follow in Milan, Italy regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to Italy must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 25/07/2021. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Milan from Lyon here.

How do I travel between Milan and Lyon?

There are 2 ways to get from Milan to Lyon: flight or coach.

What is the distance from Milan to Lyon?

You should expect to travel around 210 miles (339 km) from Milan to Lyon.

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Milan to Lyon:

  • Flights from Milan to Lyon most often leave from Milan Malpensa Airport and arrive in Lyon Saint Exupery Airport.
  • Coaches mostly depart from Milan, Stazione Centrale and arrive in Lyon, Gare Perrache.
Which travel companies can get me from Milan to Lyon?

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

  • You can travel by plane from Milan to Lyon with Air France, and you can find Air France Milan to Lyon tickets for £144 on Omio.
  • You can go to Lyon from Milan by coach with Flixbus. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £27 with Flixbus from Milan to Lyon on Omio.
Can I find a direct route to Lyon from Milan?

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

  • You can buy a direct coach with Flixbus or BlaBlaCar Bus.

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

What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Milan to Lyon?
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!
How early should I buy tickets to Lyon from Milan online for the best deals?

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 plane ticket for this journey is £144 one way on average.
  • The price of a coach ticket is on average £27 one way for this trip.

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.

What is the cheapest way from Milan to Lyon?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Milan to Lyon. Tickets for a coach cost on average £27.

This is compared to other travel options to Lyon:

A coach is about £117 less than a flight, which costs on average £144 for this journey.

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

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

Other travel options between Milan and Lyon can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by coach can take 6 h 15 min   on average.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Milan
Lyon
Milano - Terminal Bus di Lampugnano
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Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines M1<br>Bus lines 68
Milano Centrale
Amenities
Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines M1, M2, M3, M5
Milano Porta Garibaldi
Amenities