The cheapest buses from Milan to Lyon

Showing times and prices for Sep 28

Cheapest

$45

Average

$74

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Milan to Lyon will cost around $ 74 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 45.

Cheapest
06:15PMMilano, Autostazione Lampugnano6h20 12:35AMLyon, Gare Perrache
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$451One-way
2nd Cheapest
10:30PMMilano, Autostazione Lampugnano6h20 04:50AMLyon, Gare Perrache
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$561One-way
12:00PMMilano, San Donato9h20 09:20PMLyon, Gare Perrache
1 changes
$711One-way
09:45PMMilano, Autostazione Lampugnano6h15 04:00AMLyon, Gare Perrache
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$741One-way
09:30AMMilano, Autostazione Lampugnano6h45 04:15PMLyon, Gare Perrache
0 changes
$991One-way

Timetable Milan to Lyon

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09:30AMMilano, Autostazione Lampugnano6h45 04:15PMLyon, Gare Perrache
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12:00PMMilano, San Donato9h20 09:20PMLyon, Gare Perrache
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03:00PMMilano, Autostazione Lampugnano6h20 09:20PMLyon, Gare Perrache
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06:15PMMilano, Autostazione Lampugnano6h20 12:35AMLyon, Gare Perrache
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09:45PMMilano, Autostazione Lampugnano6h15 04:00AMLyon, Gare Perrache
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10:30PMMilano, Autostazione Lampugnano6h20 04:50AMLyon, Gare Perrache
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Sep 27
$56Flixbus
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Tue
Sep 28
$45Flixbus
$216Air France
Wed
Sep 29
$45BlaBlaCar Bus
$248Air France
Thu
Sep 30
$45BlaBlaCar Bus
$216Air France
Fri
Oct 1
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
$312Air France
Sat
Oct 2
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
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Oct 3
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
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Oct 4
$24Flixbus
$205HOP!
Tue
Oct 5
$33Union Ivkoni International
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Wed
Oct 6
$31Flixbus
$313Air France
Thu
Oct 7
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
$205Air France
Fri
Oct 8
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
$205Air France
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Oct 9
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
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Oct 10
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
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Mon
Oct 11
$24Flixbus
$205Air France
Tue
Oct 12
$31Flixbus
$135Air France
Wed
Oct 13
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
$137Air France
Thu
Oct 14
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
$135HOP!
Fri
Oct 15
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
$144Air France
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Oct 16
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The fastest buses from Milan to Lyon

Showing times and prices for Sep 28

Fastest Journey

6 h 15 m

Average

6 h 53 m

Buses per day

6

Distance

339 km

Of the 6 buses that leave Milan for Lyon every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 339 km distance in an average of 6 h 53 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 6 h 15 m .

The slowest buses will take 9 h 20 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
09:45PMMilano, Autostazione Lampugnano6h15 04:00AMLyon, Gare Perrache
0 changes
$741One-way
2nd Fastest
06:15PMMilano, Autostazione Lampugnano6h20 12:35AMLyon, Gare Perrache
0 changes
$451One-way
2nd Fastest
03:00PMMilano, Autostazione Lampugnano6h20 09:20PMLyon, Gare Perrache
0 changes
$991One-way
2nd Fastest
10:30PMMilano, Autostazione Lampugnano6h20 04:50AMLyon, Gare Perrache
0 changes
$561One-way
09:30AMMilano, Autostazione Lampugnano6h45 04:15PMLyon, Gare Perrache
0 changes
$991One-way

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Bus Information to Lyon from Milan

distanceDistance210 miles (339 km)
durationAverage bus duration6 h 20 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$37 (€30)
frequencyBus frequency11 a day
changesDirect busYes, there are 11 direct buses a day
carriersBus providersFlixbus, Ouibus, BlaBlaCar, Eurolines France, Baltour, Union Ivkoni International or BlaBlaCar Bus

Buses from Milan to Lyon cover the 210 miles (339 km) long route taking on average 6 h 20 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, Ouibus, BlaBlaCar, Eurolines France, Baltour, Union Ivkoni International or BlaBlaCar Bus. Normally, there are 11 buses operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this journey for as low as $24 (€19), but the average price of bus tickets is $37 (€30). Travelers depart most frequently from Milano Centrale and arrive in Lyon, Gare Perrache.

Bus companies

Travel with FlixBus between Milan and Lyon

You can travel by bus between Milan and Lyon with FlixBus for as low as $24 (€19). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

FlixBus

FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost bus companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance bus services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

FlixBus from Milan to Lyon bus information:

  • Average Duration: 6 h 45 min
  • FlixBus frequency: 5 a day

FlixBus has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your FlixBus tickets between Milan and Lyon and when traveling by bus:

  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • All bookings can be canceled up to 15 minutes before departure (a fee may apply).
  • Cancellations made 30 days before departure are free of charge.
  • Canceled tickets are refunded as a voucher, which is valid for 12 months, and is the value of the original booking (minus a cancellation fee, if applicable).
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Buses from Milan to Lyon

Buses in Europe are an affordable way to travel between cities, with a number of bus companies offering both domestic and international routes. Buses from Milan to Lyon are operated by Flixbus, Ouibus, and Baltour with daily departures from around 9:00 a.m., until just after 11:00 p.m. Flixbus operates approximately 5 direct buses per day, with a journey time of approximately 6:45 h.

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Milan to Lyon Bus Cost

Average prices for buses from Milan to Lyon when you book in advance

Booking Period

Average Price

Same Day

€40

1 Day in Advance

€36

1 Week in Advance

€25

2 Weeks in Advance

€25

1 Month in Advance

€25

3 Months in Advance

€25

Milan to Lyon Buses: General Information


Buses traveling from Milan to Lyon are usually cheaper than taking a flight or the train, taking at least 6½ hours to arrive Lyon.


  • autobus All Milan to Lyon buses are run by Flixbus, Ouibus, or Baltour.
  • autobus All buses are direct, depart from Milan's Autostazione Lampugnano and arrive at either Lyon Gare Sncf Part Dieu or Gare Lyon-Perrache bus station.
  • autobus The Milan to Lyon bus trip takes approximately 6 hours and 30 minutes to arrive in Lyon.
  • autobus Most travelers book their Milan to Lyon bus ticket 1 day in advance of the travel date.




Based on Omio's travel data, as the table above clearly illustrates, ticket prices on Milan to Lyon buses decrease the further they are booked in advance:

  • It is 10% cheaper to book a Milan to Lyon bus ticket a day in advance as opposed to pruchasing a ticket at the station.
  • Milan to Lyon bus tickets are 38% cheaper on average when booked 1 week in advance as opposed to purchasing a bus ticket the day of.

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Buses from Milan to Lyon
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FAQs
What are the travel restrictions for Lyon, France if I'm coming from Milan, Italy by bus?

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

What is the status of international entry into France from Italy?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in France from Milan?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • 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)
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required

What are the safety rules to follow in Lyon, France?

When traveling in France, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

The information above was last checked on 9/26/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your bus between Milan and Lyon before traveling.

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Milan, Italy from Lyon, France?

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

Is my return bus into Milan from Lyon restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Italy from Lyon?

Conditions of reentry:

  • 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 safety rules to follow in Milan, Italy?

The government of Italy has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 9/26/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus to Milan from Lyon closer to your date of departure here here.

How much does a cheap bus from Milan to Lyon cost?
Omio customers have found cheap bus tickets from Milan to Lyon for as low as $24 (€19)  for the next 7 days.
What is the price of a bus ticket between Milan and Lyon?
If you are looking to purchase your bus ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Milan to Lyon bus to cost on average $37 (€30)  one way.
What is the distance from Milan to Lyon by bus?
The bus distance from Milan to Lyon is around 210 miles (339 km).
How long is a bus to Lyon from Milan on average?
The Milan to Lyon bus duration is on average 6 h 20 min, which is to be expected when traveling 210 miles (339 km) between Milan and Lyon. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
Which bus station from Milan to Lyon do I depart from? Which Lyon bus station from Milan do I arrive in?

Some of the Milan bus stations to Lyon you can start your journey from include Milan, Stazione Centrale, Milan, MILANO - P. Zza Laghi usc. Autostrada new svinc and Milan, Largo Tazio Nuvolari (Romolo). Similarly, some of the arrival bus stations in Lyon include Lyon, Gare Perrache, Lyon, Dardilly and Lyon, Lyon Perrache.

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Milano Centrale   and arriving in Lyon, Gare Perrache.

Where is the Milan bus station located? Where is the Lyon bus station located?

Passengers board their bus most frequently from Milano Centrale and travel around 1 mile (s) / 2 km from the city center to this bus station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Lyon, Gare Perrache and need to travel approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the bus station to the city center in Lyon.

Which bus companies should I travel with from Milan to Lyon?
If you're looking for buses from Milan to Lyon, you can rely on Flixbus, Ouibus, BlaBlaCar, Eurolines France, Baltour, Union Ivkoni International or BlaBlaCar Bus to get you to Lyon. It's also good to check out all possible bus companies for the Milan to Lyon journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many buses are there from Milan to Lyon a day?
The average number of buses departing Milan for Lyon is 11 a day. The bus schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
What time is the earliest bus from Milan to Lyon? What time is the last bus from Milan to Lyon?
You can take the earliest bus from Milan to Lyon at 10: 00 AM   or take the last bus from Milan to Lyon leaving at 8: 40 PM. Look for the latest Milan to Lyon bus schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the bus for this journey.
How far in advance should I buy bus tickets between Milan and Lyon for the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for buses in advance to score the best deals from all possible bus providers offering this route and save money. If you purchase bus tickets between Milan and Lyon within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $37 (€30) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your bus ticket from Milan to Lyon a few months in advance.