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from Lyon to Milan

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

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To get from Lyon to Milan on Jan 21 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

01:40AMLyon, Gare Perrache6h20 08:00AMMilan
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$231One-way
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01:40AMLyon, Gare Perrache6h20 08:00AMMilan
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$231One-way
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02:55PMLyon, Gare Perrache6h45 09:40PMMilan
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$231One-way
05:20PMLyon Part Dieu4h47 10:07PMMilan Centrale
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$461One-way
08:35AMLyon Part Dieu5h15 01:50PMMilan Centrale
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$481One-way

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Fri
Jan 21
$57Trenitalia
$23BlaBlaCar Bus
$195Air France
Sat
Jan 22
$57Trenitalia
$23BlaBlaCar Bus
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Sun
Jan 23
$48Trenitalia
$23BlaBlaCar Bus
$193Air France
Mon
Jan 24
$38Trenitalia
$23BlaBlaCar Bus
$193Air France
Tue
Jan 25
$42Trenitalia
$23BlaBlaCar Bus
$193Air France
Wed
Jan 26
$30Trenitalia
$23Flixbus
$193Air France
Thu
Jan 27
$35Trenitalia
$23BlaBlaCar Bus
$205Air France
Fri
Jan 28
$30Trenitalia
$23BlaBlaCar Bus
$195Air France
Sat
Jan 29
$30Trenitalia
$23BlaBlaCar Bus
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Sun
Jan 30
$35Trenitalia
$23BlaBlaCar Bus
$193Air France
Mon
Jan 31
$42Trenitalia
$23BlaBlaCar Bus
$193Air France
Tue
Feb 1
$30Trenitalia
$23BlaBlaCar Bus
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Wed
Feb 2
$35Trenitalia
$42Union Ivkoni International
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Thu
Feb 3
$30Trenitalia
$23BlaBlaCar Bus
$195Air France
Fri
Feb 4
$42Trenitalia
$23BlaBlaCar Bus
$127Air France
Sat
Feb 5
$35Trenitalia
$23BlaBlaCar Bus
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Sun
Feb 6
$42Trenitalia
$23BlaBlaCar Bus
$127Air France
Mon
Feb 7
$42Trenitalia
$23BlaBlaCar Bus
$127Air France
Tue
Feb 8
$35Trenitalia
$23BlaBlaCar Bus
$127Air France
Wed
Feb 9
$30Trenitalia
$23BlaBlaCar Bus
$127Air France

Travel Information from Lyon to Milan

distanceDistance210 miles (339 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or bus
priceTicket price range$23 - $155
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $23 (€19) • 6 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $155 (€129) • 4 h
carriersPopular travel companiesAir France or BlaBlaCar Bus

Take a flight or bus to travel 210 miles (339 km) to Milan from Lyon. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 4 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $23 (€19). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Air France or BlaBlaCar Bus among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus from Lyon to Milan.

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How to get from Lyon to Milan

The Best Way According to our Users

If you want to travel from Lyon to Milan there are several options available to you. For this route, however, 65,05% of our customers choose the bus as their preferred method of transportation. Nowadays, traveling by bus is a relaxing and entertaining experience. Most bus companies offer different on-board services; ranging from "welcome drinks" to free wi-fi or personal entertainment. For this reason, the bus is often chosen as the best way to get from Lyon to Milan. Bus companies normally offer comfortable journeys for reasonable prices, and if you choose to travel on a night bus you can even save the money of one night in a hotel. For that reason, the bus is most likely the cheapest way to get to your destination.

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Travel Tips: Travel from Lyon to Milan

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FAQs

What COVID-19 safety information and travel restrictions should I be aware of before I go to Milan, Italy from Lyon, France?

Travel from Lyon, France to Milan, Italy is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Milan from Lyon restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Milan, Italy from Lyon?

  • 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 COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Milan, Italy?

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

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

The above information was last verified on 1/20/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Lyon to Milan closer to your planned date of departure here.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions on returning to France from Milan, Italy?

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

Is my journey back to Lyon from Milan restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Lyon from Milan?

Conditions of reentry into France:

  • 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 coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Lyon, France?

You should observe these safety measures in France as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to France was last checked on 1/19/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Lyon from Milan closer to your date of departure here.

How do I get from Lyon to Milan?

There are 2 ways that you can travel from Lyon to Milan. You can take a flight or bus.

How do I get from Lyon to Milan the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to get from Lyon to Milan is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $23 (€19) compared to other travel options to Milan:

A bus is generally $132 (€110) less than a flight for the same trip. Taking a flight costs on average $155 (€129) from Lyon to Milan.

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

The fastest way to get to Milan from Lyon is by flight with an average travel time of 4 h.

Other travel options to Milan can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 6 h 5 min.

How many miles from Lyon to Milan would I travel?

Milan is approximately 210 miles (339 km) away from Lyon.

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Lyon to Milan?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Lyon to Milan:

  • Flights from Lyon to Milan most often leave from Lyon Saint Exupery Airport and arrive in Milan Malpensa Airport.
  • Buses mostly leave from Lyon, Gare Perrache and tend to arrive in Milan, Stazione Centrale.

Which travel companies can get me from Lyon to Milan?

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

  • Travel with Air France for flights to Milan. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Air France Lyon to Milan tickets on Omio for $155 (€129).
  • Travel with BlaBlaCar Bus to go to Milan by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find BlaBlaCar Bus Lyon to Milan tickets on Omio for $23 (€19).

Is there a direct service between Lyon and Milan?

Yes, there are direct services available from Lyon to Milan with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find direct buses with Flixbus or Union Ivkoni International.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Milan as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Milan from Lyon.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Lyon to Milan?

Many of our customers traveling from Lyon to Milan don't make Milan their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Milan are Rome, Paris or Naples, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Milan to any of these top destinations today!

When should I purchase a ticket from Lyon to Milan online to score the best deals?

Before traveling from Lyon to Milan, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A plane ticket for this journey is costing $155 (€129) one way on average.
  • A bus ticket costs $23 (€19) one way on average for this route.

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