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The cheapest trains from Milan to Lyon

Showing times and prices for Jul 26

Cheapest

$155

Average

$170

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 $ 170 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 155.

Cheapest
06:00AMMilan Porta Garibaldi6h52 12:52PMLyon Part Dieu
1 changes
$1551One-way
2nd Cheapest
02:40PMMilan Porta Garibaldi6h12 08:52PMLyon Part Dieu
1 changes
$1861One-way

Timetable Milan to Lyon

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06:00AMMilan Porta Garibaldi6h52 12:52PMLyon Part Dieu
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02:40PMMilan Porta Garibaldi6h12 08:52PMLyon Part Dieu
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$217Air France
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$45BlaBlaCar Bus
$158Air France
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$157Air France
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$206Air France
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The fastest trains from Milan to Lyon

Showing times and prices for Jul 26

Fastest Journey

6 h 12 m

Average

6 h 32 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

339 km

It's difficult to get from Milan to Lyon without transferring at least once.

Fastest
02:40PMMilan Porta Garibaldi6h12 08:52PMLyon Part Dieu
1 changes
$1861One-way
2nd Fastest
06:00AMMilan Porta Garibaldi6h52 12:52PMLyon Part Dieu
1 changes
$1551One-way

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Train Information to Lyon from Milan

distanceDistance210 miles (339 km)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain providersSNCF | TGV or SNCF | TGV

Trains from Milan to Lyon cover the 210 miles (339 km) long route with our travel partners like SNCF | TGV or SNCF | TGV. There are direct train services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Milano Centrale and arrive in Lyon Part Dieu.

How to go from Milan to Lyon by train?

The Milan-Lyon train route is guaranteed by the high-speed TGV trains of the French railway company SNCF, which offer 4 daily connections with Milan-Lyon trains departing from Milano Centrale station, of which 2 with change at Chambery, one with change at Paris station and one with change at Geneva.

Milan Lyon train TGV

SNCF offers various TGV trains from Milan to Lyon. The connections take from 6 to 7 hours of time depending on the changes provided by the high speed TGV trains of SNCF. The first Milan-Lyon train leaves Milan at around 6:00 and the last one leaves at around 14:30.

Where does the Milan - Lyon train leave from and arrive?

Milan Lyon trains leave from Milano Porta Garibaldi station.
Milan Porta Garibaldi: can be reached by tram line number 33, the MM2 and MM5 underground lines and the NM3 night bus.

The TGV Milan-Lyon trains arrive at the station of Lyon Part Dieu.
The station of Lyon Part Dieu is served by:

  • The metro line B
  • T1, T3 and T4 tram lines.
  • Tramlines 5 and 14.
  • Numerous bus lines and the Rhonexpress shuttle that connects it with the centre and the airport of Lyon-Saint-Exupéry.

Train tickets from Milan to Lyon: when to book to save $

Time Price Savings
1 week earlier 45 €
2 weeks earlier 39 €15%
3 weeks earlier 41 €10%
1 month before 41 €10%
2 months earlier 44 €2%
3 months earlier 43 €5%


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The rule of buying in advance to save money is not only valid when booking a flight but also for train travel. Train tickets are generally on sale 6 months before the departure date. Some train booking tips from us:

  • Buying your train ticket from Milan - Lyon 3 weeks in advance means you can save on average up to 10% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
  • If you book a ticket Milan - Lyon with 2 months in advance you save up to about 2% compared to the initial price.
  • By booking 3 months in advance, you could save up to 5%.
  • On Omio you can find all offers, train times and prices for train travel in Europe, the U.S., and Canada.

Travel Tips

Trains from Milan to Lyon
Travel by train 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
Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for trains to Lyon from Milan?

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

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

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • 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 7/24/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Lyon from Milan before traveling.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to Italy from Lyon, France?

Return travel from France to Italy is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Milan from Lyon?

Entry into Italy 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?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • 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:

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

Last checked on 7/25/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Milan from Lyon.

What is the distance to Lyon from Milan by train?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance from Milan to Lyon by train to be approximately 210 miles (339 km).
Which train station from Milan to Lyon do I depart from? Which Lyon train station from Milan do I arrive in?

When taking a train from Milan, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Milano Centrale, Milano Rogoredo and Milano Porta Garibaldi. When you arrive in Lyon, your train can arrive in train stations including Lyon Part Dieu, Lyon-Perrache and Lyon Part-Dieu Gare routière.

Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Milano Centrale   to Lyon Part Dieu.

Where do I find the Milan train station to Lyon? Where is the Lyon train station?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Milano Centrale and travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Lyon Part Dieu and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the train station to the city center in Lyon.

Which train providers can take me to Lyon from Milan?
Take the Milan to Lyon train with SNCF | TGV or SNCF | TGV. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the journey to Lyon from Milan as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Milan
Lyon
Milano Centrale
Amenities
Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines M1, M2, M3, M5
Milano Porta Garibaldi
Amenities