Lyon to Milan train

Cheap train tickets from Lyon to Milan

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The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Lyon to Milan is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

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05:20PMLyon Part Dieu4h47 10:07PMMilan Centrale
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08:51AMLyon Part Dieu4h59 01:50PMMilan Centrale
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08:51AMLyon Part Dieu4h59 01:50PMMilan Centrale
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Fastest train times from Lyon to Milan

Showing times and prices for Jan 30

Fastest Journey

4 h 47 m

Average

4 h 53 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

339 km

Of the 2 trains that leave Lyon for Milan every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

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05:20PMLyon Part Dieu4h47 10:07PMMilan Centrale
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591One-way
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08:51AMLyon Part Dieu4h59 01:50PMMilan Centrale
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651One-way

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Overview: Train from Lyon to Milan

distanceDistance210 miles (339 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 47 min
priceAverage train ticket price$60 (€52)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain providersTrenitalia, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV or Trenitalia

Trains from Lyon to Milan cover the 210 miles (339 km) long journey taking on average 4 h 47 min with our travel partners like Trenitalia, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV or Trenitalia. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $46 (€40), but the average price of train tickets is $60 (€52). Travelers depart most frequently from Lyon Part Dieu and arrive in Milano Centrale.

Train providers: Trenitalia from Lyon to Milan trains

You can travel by train from Lyon to Milan with Trenitalia for as low as $46 (€40). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

Trenitalia

Find the perfect train to Milan from Lyon with Trenitalia. Trenitalia offers different ticket types to fit anyone’s budget, such as the Base, Economy, Super Economy and Ordinaria tickets. You can also apply Trenitalia discount cards on Omio at the time of purchase. The distance between Lyon and Milan by train is 210 miles (339 km) and the cheapest price for a one-way ticket is $46 (€40). Check out Trenitalia’s train schedule between Lyon and Milan, compare the best prices for the trip and book your cheap train ticket on Omio today!

Trenitalia is the main provider of train services in Italy, with a huge fleet of trains offering different levels of comfort, amenities and speed at which they travel. The company's flagship trains are the high-speed Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca. Trenitalia also operates trains such as the Eurocity (EC), Euronotte (EN), InterCity (IC), InterCitynotte (ICN), as well as the Regionale Veloce (RV), Regionale (R), Suburbano (S) and Metropolitano (M). Bathrooms and WiFi access are standard on long-distance train routes. In most cases, the trains also provide barrier-free access.

    Trains from Lyon to Milan

    A Lyon to Milan train covers 210 miles (339 km) during the journey. The journey can range from 4h 50min to 7h 45min depending on whether you’re on a highspeed or slow speed train or direct or connecting train.

    At least three trains are available for the route every day, but they can be up to 15 trains in a day. SNCF is the main train company providing trains from Lyon to Milan.

    Lyon to Milan train time: Daily departures

    At least three trains are departing from Lyon every day. However, the daily departures can be as many as 15 trains per day. There are more departures on weekdays than weekends, with Saturdays and Sundays having up to five departures a day.

    The earliest train departs at 6:20 a.m. on weekdays and 9:26 a.m. on weekends. The latest departure is at 5:20 p.m. on all days of the week.

    How long is the journey by train from Lyon to Milan?

    The duration of the journey by train from Lyon to Milan will depend on your train type and departing station. Direct trains take about 4h 50min to arrive in Milan while connecting trains can take up to 8 hours. Trains with one transfer take approximately 6 hours, while those with two transfers take around 8 hours.

    Train Leaving Lyon Station

    Train Leaving Lyon Station. Source: Shutterstock

    What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Lyon to Milan?

    Lyon Part Dieu Station: Lyon Part Dieu is the primary departure station for trains from Lyon to Milan. The station is 1.2 miles (2 km) from Lyon city center and around 15 minutes away by bus. Passengers can access clean toilets, free Wi-Fi, power outlets, luggage lockers, and waiting lounges in the station.

    Milan Porta Garibaldi Station: Milan Porta Garibaldi is the primary arrival station for Lyon Part Dieu to Milan trains. Milan Porta Garibaldi is approximately 1.8 miles (3 km) from Milan city center. It takes about 20 minutes to get to the station using public transportation. The station has restrooms, waiting areas, shopping stores, and a ticket office.

    Which train companies travel from Lyon to Milan?

    Trenitalia and SNCF operate Lyon to Milan trains. Trenitalia mainly operates direct trains to Milan from Lyon, while SNCF operates trains with a connection or two en route. The Trenitalia trains that operate along this route are Frecciarossa, while SNCF operates TER trains. Trenitalia offers cheaper train tickets to Milan from Lyon compared to SNCF.

    Trenitalia trains also make the first and last departures on most days of the week, while SNCF trains operate from late morning hours to late afternoon. Trenitalia trains operate from Lyon Part Dieu to Milano Centrale stations while SNCF trains operate from Lyon Part Dieu to Milano Porta Garibaldi.

    Night trains in Lyon

    You can book night trains in Lyon to several destinations around France and Italy. Most Lyon train stations also receive night trains from various destinations. The Lyon Part Dieu ticket office operates from 5:45 a.m. every day. The office closes at 11:55 p.m. on Mondays to Saturdays, while on Sundays it closes at 12:25 a.m. However, there are currently no night trains available from Lyon to Milan.

    The last train to Milan from Lyon leaves the station at 5:20 p.m. every day. The last departure for this route is a direct Frecciarossa train operated by Trenitalia that takes just under 5 hours. It departs from Lyon Part Dieu train station to Milan Centrale.

    SNCF trains from Lyon to Milan

    SNCF is the biggest provider of Lyon to Milan trains operating up to 10 trains to Milan from Lyon on most days of the week. SNCF trains from Lyon to Milan are connecting TER trains with one or two transfers en route. The trains depart from Lyon Part Dieu and arrive at Milan Porta Garibaldi. SCNF trains with one transfer take just about 6 hours to arrive in Milan, while those with two transfers can take up to 7h 45min.

    Trenitalia trains from Lyon to Milan

    Trenitalia trains from Lyon to Milan are Frecciarossa trains with a high speed of up to 186 mph (300 km/h). The company only operates direct trains for this route. These are usually the first or last departure trains. There are up to two Trenitalia trains each day for this route. The trains operate from Lyon Part Dieu to Milan Centrale and take about 4h 50min to complete the journey.

    Trains from Lyon to Milan: Sustainability travel

    Booking a train to Milan from Lyon promotes sustainability. Trains are one of the most eco-friendly ways to travel compared to cars. This is because trains have a larger passenger capacity than cars and are more likely to make journeys when full. Rail technology like regenerative brakes and traction systems have aided trains to consume less energy during journeys and thus emit less carbon footprint.

    Lyon to Milan trains: Services onboard

    SNCF has over five ticket types for passengers traveling on their trains. The tickets range from Loisir, the standard ticket, to full flex. The more expensive your ticket, the more services you can access during your journey. The trains have comfortable seats which are spacious with extra legroom. Onboard Wi-Fi and air conditioning are also present.

    Pets not exceeding the 13 lbs (6 kg) limit set by the company are welcome onboard. Guide dogs are also welcome onboard all SNCF trains. The company also has services for helping travelers with reduced mobility, such as the Access Plus Service.

    Trenitalia trains have four class types; standard, premium, business, and executive. All trains have air conditioning, spacious reclining seats, free Wi-Fi, and a minibar with snacks and drinks. Transportation of bikes is free on Trenitalia trains for all passengers so long as the bike is disassembled and packaged appropriately. Small pets and large muzzled dogs are also welcome onboard. Trenitalia staff also help disabled passengers with their luggage.

    How to find cheap train tickets from Lyon to Milan

    Omio is a platform that offers you cheap tickets from Lyon to Milan. The platform gives you several options for your route, including the different providers and their services and the cheapest and fastest options for Lyon to Milan trains. You can select a suitable train based on your budget and needs. Booking your tickets with Omio not only allows you to score cheap train tickets to Milan from Lyon but also allows you to plan accordingly for your trip using tips from our Window Seat magazine.

    There are other ways you can save more, such as booking your train to Milan from Lyon a few days or weeks ahead of your planned departure date and having an adjustable travel date. Having an open schedule allows you to travel on days when ticket prices are cheaper. Connecting trains from Lyon to Milan are also cheaper than direct trains, so be sure to choose this option if you want to save more. Moreover, slower trains have cheaper tickets than Lyon to Milan high-speed trains.

    Milan City Centre

    Milan City Centre. Source: Shutterstock

    To Milan by train – travel tips

    Tourists will find plenty of things to include in their itinerary during their time in Milan. It is one of the most-visited Italian cities due to its rich cultural heritage and art and architectural treasures. Religious and historic geeks should include Duomo di Milano at the top of their must-visit list. It is one of the largest and oldest cathedrals, with more than 3,500 statues surrounding it. The II Cenacolo is also of historical and religious significance. Moreover, its dining hall houses a 500-year-old piece of art hidden from the public until the mid-20th century.

    Castello Sforzesco castle is another destination rich in history as it was home to the rulers of Renaissance Milan. Art enthusiasts would appreciate the architect of the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II. It is also here that shopping-lovers can satisfy their needs and grab an Italian souvenir. Tourists who enjoy performing art can visit the Teatro Alla Scala theatre operational since the 18th century.

    • Pinacoteca di Brera
    • Santa Maria delle Grazie
    • Leornado da Vinci’s Last Supper
    • Sant’Ambrogio
    • Naviglio
    • Poldi-Pezzoli Museum

    Travel Tips: Trains from Lyon to Milan

    Travel Tips: Travel by train to Milan 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 Lyon to Milan.
    FAQs

    Travel between Lyon, France and Milan, Italy by train is: Unrestricted.

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

    International entry status: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of France

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

    Conditions of entry:

    • There are no current restrictions

    What are the safety rules to follow in Milan, Italy?

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

    • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
    • Face mask requirement: Recommended

    The information above was last checked on 1/9/23. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Lyon and Milan before traveling.

    The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Milan to Lyon is: Unrestricted

    Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to France from Italy?

    Reentry to France is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Italy

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

    What are the requirements?

    • There are no current restrictions

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

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

    • Physical distance: metre (s) ( feet)
    • Face mask: Recommended

    Last checked on 1/24/23. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your train to Lyon from Milan here.

    Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Lyon to Milan to cost as little as $46 (€40)  in the next 7 days.
    The train price to Milan from Lyon is on average $60 (€52)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this route in the next 7 days.
    The distance to Milan from Lyon by train is approximately 210 miles (339 km).
    The Lyon to Milan train duration is on average 4 h 47 min, which is to be expected when traveling 210 miles (339 km) from Lyon to Milan. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

    When taking the train to Milan from Lyon, you can choose to depart from train stations like Lyon Part Dieu, Lyon-Perrache and Lyon - Saint Exupéry (TGV). Your route can end in train stations such as Milano Centrale, Milano Rogoredo and Milano Porta Garibaldi.

    Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Lyon Part Dieu   and arrive in Milano Centrale.

    Passengers board their train most frequently from Lyon Part Dieu and travel around 2 miles (3.3 km) from the city center to this train station.

    Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Milano Centrale and need to travel approximately 2.3 miles (3.7 km) from the train station to the city center in Milan.

    Take the Lyon to Milan train with Trenitalia, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV or Trenitalia. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the trip from Lyon to Milan as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    If you’re looking for a direct train, consider traveling with Trenitalia. Nonstop train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your train tickets.
    The first Lyon to Milan train departs at 7: 51 AM   and the last train from Lyon to Milan leaves at 7: 51 AM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Lyon to Milan on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
    You can find trains from Lyon to Milan to cost on average $60 (€52) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your trip. You’ll see tickets for the Lyon to Milan train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

    Important Stations and Airports for this connection

    Lyon
    Milan
    Lyon Part Dieu is the most popular Lyon railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Lyon for your trip to Milan.
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    phone
    Phone Number
    +33 184943635
    ticketOfficeHours
    Ticket Office Hours
    Mon - Wed: 05: 00 - 20: 45 | Thu - Sat: 05: 00 - 21: 45 | Sun: 06: 45 - 21: 45
    Public transit options for Lyon Part Dieu
    Metro lines: A, B, C, D
    Tram lines: T4, K240, T3, K100
    Bus lines: 2960, C2, C3, C6, C9
    Train lines: TGV, TGV Lyria, TGV INOUI, OUIGO, TER, Intercités, Eurostar, AVE
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    phone
    Phone Number
    +33 72401062
    ticketOfficeHours
    Ticket Office Hours
    Mon - Fri: 10: 00 - 18: 00
    Public transit options for Lyon-Perrache
    Metro lines: A, B, C, D
    Bus lines: 8, 31, 46, 49, 55, 60, 63, S1, C19, C21, C22
    Tram lines: 1, 2
    Train lines: TGV, TGV INOUI, OUIGO, TER Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Intercités

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