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from Munich to Lyon

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

Our recommendation

To get from Munich to Lyon on 2 Dec we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:45München, ZOB19h30 04:15Lyon, Gare Perrache
1 changes
£441One-way
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08:45München, ZOB19h30 04:15Lyon, Gare Perrache
1 changes
£441One-way
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20:00München, ZOB18h35 14:35Lyon, Gare Perrache
1 changes
£591One-way
17:55Munich Airport5h10 23:05Lyon Saint Exupery Airport
1 changes
£1901One-way
10:50Munich Airport7h10 18:00Lyon Saint Exupery Airport
1 changes
£1901One-way

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Thu
2 Dec
£65Deutsche Bahn with connection
£34Flixbus
£166HOP!
Fri
3 Dec
£56Deutsche Bahn with connection
£25STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£156Lufthansa
Sat
4 Dec
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£32Flixbus
£156Lufthansa
Sun
5 Dec
£65Deutsche Bahn with connection
£38Flixbus
£166Air France
Mon
6 Dec
£52Deutsche Bahn with connection
£34Flixbus
£156Lufthansa
Tue
7 Dec
£43Deutsche Bahn with connection
£45Flixbus
£131Lufthansa
Wed
8 Dec
£52Deutsche Bahn with connection
£46BlaBlaCar Bus
£166Air France
Thu
9 Dec
£52Deutsche Bahn with connection
£49BlaBlaCar Bus
£156Lufthansa
Fri
10 Dec
£65Deutsche Bahn with connection
£25STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£156Lufthansa
Sat
11 Dec
£47Deutsche Bahn with connection
£40BlaBlaCar Bus
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Sun
12 Dec
£43Deutsche Bahn with connection
£29Flixbus
£113HOP!
Mon
13 Dec
£43Deutsche Bahn with connection
£18Flixbus
£87Lufthansa
Tue
14 Dec
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£43Flixbus
£111Lufthansa
Wed
15 Dec
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£34BlaBlaCar Bus
£111Lufthansa
Thu
16 Dec
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£34Flixbus
£111Lufthansa
Fri
17 Dec
£56Deutsche Bahn with connection
£25STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£105Air France
Sat
18 Dec
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£34Flixbus
£111Lufthansa
Sun
19 Dec
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£34Flixbus
£105Air France
Mon
20 Dec
£56Deutsche Bahn with connection
£18Flixbus
£113Air France
Tue
21 Dec
£56Deutsche Bahn with connection
£71BlaBlaCar Bus
£166Air France

Travel Information between Munich and Lyon

distanceDistance357 miles (575 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£46 - £175
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £46 • 10 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £175 • 1 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus, Lufthansa or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Travel 357 miles (575 km) by coach, flight or train to Lyon from Munich. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 20 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £46. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are BlaBlaCar Bus, Lufthansa or Deutsche Bahn with connection among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Munich to Lyon.

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Travel from Munich 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 Munich to Lyon.
FAQs
Is cross-border travel to Lyon, France from Munich, Germany currently allowed?

Travel from Munich, Germany to Lyon, France is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Lyon from Munich restricted?

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

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

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 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 placed under state quarantine

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 30/11/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Munich to Lyon closer to your planned date of departure here.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Munich, Germany from Lyon, France?

Return travel to Munich, Germany from France is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Germany from France?

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

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

Requirements for reentering Germany:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

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

All travellers must abide by the following measures in Germany 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 Munich, Germany was last verified on 30/11/2021. 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 Munich from Lyon.

How do I go from Munich to Lyon?

There are 3 travel options from Munich to Lyon: coach, flight or train.

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

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Munich to Lyon, which costs on average £46.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Lyon:

A coach is generally £129 less than a flight for the same journey. A flight costs on average £175 from Munich to Lyon.

A coach journey is usually £63 less than a journey to Lyon by train, which costs on average £109 for the same trip.

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

The fastest way from Munich to Lyon is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 20 min.

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

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 10 h 5 min.

In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 8 h 28 min.

How far is it from Munich to Lyon?

The distance from Munich to Lyon is approximately 357 miles (575 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Munich to Lyon is:

  • 1 train a day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Munich to Lyon?

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

  • Most travellers catch their coach from München, ZOB and arrive in Lyon, Gare Perrache.
  • Most travellers catch their flight from Munich Airport and arrive in Lyon Saint Exupery Airport.
  • Most travellers board their train from München Hbf and arrive in Lyon Part Dieu.
Who can get me from Munich to Lyon?

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

  • BlaBlaCar Bus can get you to Lyon by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with BlaBlaCar Bus from Munich to Lyon for £46 on Omio.
  • Lufthansa can take you to Lyon by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Lufthansa from Munich to Lyon for £175.
  • Deutsche Bahn with connection can get you to Lyon by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Deutsche Bahn with connection from Munich to Lyon for £109 on Omio.
Can I travel directly from Munich to Lyon?

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

  • You can check for a direct coach to Lyon with with direct coaches per day.
  • You can find direct flights per day to take to Lyon with.
  • You can find 1 direct train per day to take to Lyon with.

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 buy tickets for this journey.

What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Munich to Lyon?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Munich 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 Munich and Lyon itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Lyon and any of these top destinations today!
How early should I book tickets between Munich and Lyon online for the best deals?

Before travelling from Munich 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 for this trip is on average £46 one way.
  • The price of a plane ticket is £175 one way on average for this trip.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £109 one way for this journey.

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