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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 18 Oct we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:00Milan Malpensa Airport3h25 09:25Lyon Saint Exupery Airport
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£1801One-way
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20:35Milan Linate Airport12h50 09:25Lyon Saint Exupery Airport
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£1701One-way
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06:00Milan Malpensa Airport7h35 13:35Lyon Saint Exupery Airport
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£1801One-way
15:25Milan Malpensa Airport7h40 23:05Lyon Saint Exupery Airport
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£1801One-way
06:00Milan Malpensa Airport9h15 15:15Lyon Saint Exupery Airport
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£1801One-way

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Sun
17 Oct
£26BlaBlaCar Bus
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Mon
18 Oct
£22Flixbus
£170Air France
Tue
19 Oct
£26Flixbus
£170Air France
Wed
20 Oct
£26BlaBlaCar Bus
£170HOP!
Thu
21 Oct
£22BlaBlaCar Bus
£170HOP!
Fri
22 Oct
£22Flixbus
£180Air France
Sat
23 Oct
£22BlaBlaCar Bus
£170Air France
Sun
24 Oct
£26BlaBlaCar Bus
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Mon
25 Oct
£22BlaBlaCar Bus
£170Air France
Tue
26 Oct
£17BlaBlaCar Bus
£170Air France
Wed
27 Oct
£22BlaBlaCar Bus
£256Air France
Thu
28 Oct
£32BlaBlaCar Bus
£255Air France
Fri
29 Oct
£32BlaBlaCar Bus
£317Air France
Sat
30 Oct
£32BlaBlaCar Bus
£319Air France
Sun
31 Oct
£26BlaBlaCar Bus
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Mon
1 Nov
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£257Air France
Tue
2 Nov
£22Flixbus
£221Air France
Wed
3 Nov
£17Flixbus
£159Air France
Thu
4 Nov
£22Flixbus
£193Air France
Fri
5 Nov
£22Flixbus
£237Air France
Sat
6 Nov
£32BlaBlaCar Bus
£171Air France

Travel Information to Lyon from Milan

distanceDistance210 miles (339 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or flight
priceTicket price range£27 - £141
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £27 • 6 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £141 • 3 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus or Air France

Take a coach or flight to travel 210 miles (339 km) from Milan to 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 £27. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are BlaBlaCar Bus or Air France among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Milan to Lyon.

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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 COVID-19 safety information and travel restrictions should I be aware of before I go to Lyon, France from Milan, Italy?

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 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • 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: Mandatory

This information was last checked on 15/10/2021. 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.

Are there restrictions on reentering Italy from Lyon, France due to the coronavirus pandemic?

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:

  • 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 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 15/10/2021. 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.

How do I go from Milan to Lyon?

There are 2 ways that you can travel from Milan to Lyon. You can take a coach or flight.

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

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Milan to Lyon, which costs on average £27.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Lyon:

A coach is generally £114 less than a flight for the same trip. A flight costs on average £141 from Milan to Lyon.

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 between Milan and Lyon can usually take longer:

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

What is the distance from Milan to Lyon?

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

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Milan to Lyon?

The average frequency per day from Milan to Lyon is:

  • 11 coaches per day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Milan to 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 catch their flight from Milan Malpensa Airport and arrive in Lyon Saint Exupery Airport.
Who 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 coach from Milan to Lyon with BlaBlaCar Bus, and you can find BlaBlaCar Bus Milan to Lyon tickets for £27 on Omio.
  • You can travel by plane to Lyon from Milan with Air France, and you can find Air France Milan to Lyon tickets for £141 on Omio.
What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Milan to Lyon?
Omio customers who travel from Milan to Lyon often also extend their holiday to go to Paris, Geneva or Barcelona. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Lyon and these popular destinations at a great price.
How early should I buy tickets between Milan and Lyon online for 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 on average £27 one way.
  • Plane tickets cost £141 one way on average.

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