How to travel from Lyon to Milan

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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 Dec 06 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

05:20PMLyon Part Dieu4h47 10:07PMMilan Centrale
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05:20PMLyon Part Dieu4h47 10:07PMMilan Centrale
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08:35AMLyon Part Dieu5h15 01:50PMMilan Centrale
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01:40AMLyon, Gare Perrache6h20 08:00AMMilano, Autostazione Lampugnano
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06:30AMLyon, Gare Perrache7h20 01:50PMMilano, Autostazione Lampugnano
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Travel Information to Milan from Lyon

distanceDistance210 miles (339 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$36 - $105
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $36 (€33) • 6 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $105 (€96) • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus, Vueling or Trenitalia

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 210 miles (339 km) from Lyon to Milan. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $36 (€33). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are BlaBlaCar Bus, Vueling or Trenitalia among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Lyon to Milan.

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

Travel Tips: Travel 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 is: Unrestricted.

Can travelers from France enter Italy?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of France.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Milan from Lyon?

Conditions of entry into Italy:

  • There are no current restrictions

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Milan, Italy?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Italy has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 11/17/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey from Lyon to Milan.

The current restriction level for returning to Lyon, France from Italy is: Unrestricted.

Am I allowed to reenter Lyon, France from Milan, Italy?

Reentering France is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Italy

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Lyon from Milan?

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Lyon, France regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to France must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face masks: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 11/6/22. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Lyon from Milan here.

There are 4 ways to get from Lyon to Milan: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to travel from Lyon to Milan is by taking a bus with an average price of $36 (€33).

This is compared to other travel options to Milan:

Taking a bus is about $69 (€63) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $105 (€96) for this trip.

Taking a bus is usually $35 (€32) less than taking a train to Milan, which costs on average $71 (€65) for the same trip.

The fastest way from Lyon to Milan is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h.

There are alternative travel options to Milan that can usually take longer:

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

In comparison, going by train can take 4 h 34 min   on average.

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

The average frequency per day from Lyon to Milan is:

  • 9 buses a day.
  • 1 train a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Lyon and Milan as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

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

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

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 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 $36 (€33).
  • Vueling can take you to Milan by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Vueling from Lyon to Milan for $105 (€96).
  • Travel with Trenitalia to go to Milan by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Trenitalia Lyon to Milan tickets on Omio for $71 (€65).

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

  • You can find 1 direct train per day to take to Milan with.

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

Your trip from Lyon to Milan doesn't have to end in Milan. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Rome, Paris or Naples. If you’d like to add Rome, Paris or Naples to your Lyon to Milan tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Milan today!

When planning your trip from Lyon to Milan, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $36 (€33) one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing $105 (€96) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing $71 (€65) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Lyon to Milan online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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