Cheap bus tickets from Milan to Lyon

Showing times and prices for Jan 18

Cheapest

$53

Average

$53

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 $ 53 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 53.

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06:30AMMilan6h30 01:00PMLyon, Gare Lyon-Perrache
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$531One-way

Bus schedule from Milan to Lyon

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06:30AMMilan6h30 01:00PMLyon, Gare Lyon-Perrache
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Jan 19
$30Trenitalia
$23BlaBlaCar Bus
$242Air France
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Jan 20
$35Trenitalia
$23BlaBlaCar Bus
$242Air France
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Jan 21
$30Trenitalia
$23BlaBlaCar Bus
$242Air France
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Jan 22
$42Trenitalia
$23BlaBlaCar Bus
$241Air France
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Jan 23
$30Trenitalia
$23BlaBlaCar Bus
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Jan 24
$48Trenitalia
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$242Air France
Tue
Jan 25
$30Trenitalia
$23Flixbus
$242Air France
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Jan 26
$30Trenitalia
$23Flixbus
$255Air France
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Jan 27
$35Trenitalia
$23BlaBlaCar Bus
$242Air France
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Jan 28
$48Trenitalia
$23BlaBlaCar Bus
$242Air France
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Jan 29
$42Trenitalia
$23BlaBlaCar Bus
$241Air France
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Jan 30
$30Trenitalia
$23BlaBlaCar Bus
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Jan 31
$30Trenitalia
$23Flixbus
$242Air France
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Feb 1
$30Trenitalia
$43Union Ivkoni International
$242HOP!
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Feb 2
$30Trenitalia
$23BlaBlaCar Bus
$157Air France
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Feb 3
$35Trenitalia
$23BlaBlaCar Bus
$157Air France
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Feb 4
$42Trenitalia
$23BlaBlaCar Bus
$157HOP!
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Feb 5
$35Trenitalia
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Bus times from Milan to Lyon

Showing times and prices for Jan 18

Fastest Journey

6 h 30 m

Average

6 h 30 m

Buses per day

1

Distance

339 km

Of the 1 buses that leave Milan for Lyon every day 1 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 30 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 6 h 30 m .

The slowest buses will take 6 h 30 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.

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06:30AMMilan6h30 01:00PMLyon, Gare Lyon-Perrache
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$531One-way

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Overview: Bus from Milan to Lyon

distanceDistance210 miles (339 km)
durationAverage bus duration6 h 10 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$28 (€23)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesFlixbus, Ouibus, BlaBlaCar, Eurolines France, Baltour, Union Ivkoni International or BlaBlaCar Bus

Buses from Milan to Lyon cover the 210 miles (339 km) long journey taking on average 6 h 10 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, Ouibus, BlaBlaCar, Eurolines France, Baltour, Union Ivkoni International or BlaBlaCar Bus. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this route for as low as $23 (€19), but the average price of bus tickets is $28 (€23). Travelers depart most frequently from Milano Centrale and arrive in Lyon, Gare Perrache.

Bus companies: FlixBus from Milan to Lyon

Buy your official FlixBus bus tickets from Milan to Lyon from $23 (€19) with Omio. Find bus times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most affordable trip.

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.

  • Average Price: $30

Read on for COVID-19 recommendations and policies for your FlixBus bus ticket between Milan and Lyon:

  • 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.

Travel Tips: Bus to Lyon from Milan

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FAQs

Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for buses between Milan and Lyon?

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

Can I enter France from Italy?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • 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

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

All travelers in France must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 1/16/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your bus between Milan and Lyon as this information can change.

What restrictions are there on reentering 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:

  • 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 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 1/15/22. 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 do cheap buses between Milan and Lyon cost?

Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest bus from Milan to Lyon for the next 7 days starting from $23 (€19)  one way.

How much is a bus ticket between Milan and Lyon?

The bus price between Milan and Lyon is on average $28 (€23)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this journey in the next 7 days.

How many miles is it from Milan to Lyon by bus?

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

What is the Milan to Lyon bus travel time?

The bus time between Milan and Lyon is on average 6 h 10 min  for the 210 miles (339 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Milan and Lyon by bus can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

What bus station in Milan goes to Lyon? What bus station do I come into Lyon from Milan?

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

Passengers board their bus most frequently from Milano Centrale and travel around 1.7 miles (2.8 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 (1.6 km) from the bus station to the city center in Lyon.

What bus providers offer a service 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 providers for the Milan to Lyon journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

Is there a direct bus from Milan to Lyon?

Yes, there are direct buses between Milan and Lyon, and you can find a direct bus for this trip with Flixbus, BlaBlaCar, BlaBlaCar Bus or Union Ivkoni International  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you buy your bus ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.

What time is the earliest bus from Milan to Lyon? What time is the last bus from Milan to Lyon?

The earliest bus departing from Milan to Lyon leaves at 4: 45 AM. The last bus departing from Milan to Lyon leaves at 10: 40 PM. You can find the latest Milan to Lyon bus schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.

How early should I purchase Milan to Lyon bus tickets to get the best deals?

In general, we recommend booking tickets for buses in advance to score the best deals from all possible bus companies offering this trip and save money. If you book bus tickets between Milan and Lyon within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $28 (€23) one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your bus ticket from Milan to Lyon a few months in advance.