How to travel from Lyon to Munich

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from Lyon to Munich

How to get from Lyon to Munich by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

The best way to travel from Lyon to Munich is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

BlaBlaCar Bus
Lyon, Perrache Bus Station
10:05PMMunich, Central Bus Station (ZOB)
1 transfer
BlaBlaCar Bus
Lyon, Perrache Bus Station
10:05PMMunich, Central Bus Station (ZOB)
1 transfer
Lufthansa Cityline
Lyon Saint Exupery Airport (LYS)
09:20PMMunich Airport (MUC)
0 transfers
Other options
Deutsche Bahn with connection
Lyon Part Dieu
06:49PMMunich Hbf
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn with connection
Lyon Part Dieu
3 transfers
Deutsche Bahn with connection
Lyon Part Dieu
2 transfers
BlaBlaCar Bus
Lyon, Perrache Bus Station
11:05AMMunich, Central Bus Station (ZOB)
1 transfer
BlaBlaCar Bus
Lyon, Perrache Bus Station
07:00AMMunich, Central Bus Station (ZOB)
1 transfer
Lyon Saint Exupery Airport (LYS)
09:10AMMunich Airport (MUC)
1 transfer
Lyon Saint Exupery Airport (LYS)
08:30PMMunich Airport (MUC)
1 transfer
Air France
Lyon Saint Exupery Airport (LYS)
05:10PMMunich Airport (MUC)
1 transfer

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Travel Information between Lyon and Munich

distanceDistance357 miles (575 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, bus or flight
priceTicket price range$31 - $151
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $31 (€27) • 10 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $151 (€132) • 1 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus, Lufthansa Cityline (2) or TGV

Travel 357 miles (575 km) by train, bus or flight between Lyon and Munich. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are FlixBus, Lufthansa Cityline (2) or TGV among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Lyon to Munich.

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All travel companies: Airlines, Train and Bus from Lyon to Munich

Travel to Munich from Lyon on TGV, FlixBus and KLM travel with Omio. When comparing schedules and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.

TGV is a high-speed train company based in France with trains to Munich from Lyon. It operates a fleet of modern, high-speed trains that can reach speeds of up to 320 km/h. The TGV offers a variety of train types, including the TGV Duplex, TGV Lyria, TGV InOui, and TGV OuiGo. Each train type offers different amenities, such as Wi-Fi, power outlets, and comfortable seating. The TGV also offers a variety of ticket types, including Standard, Flexi, and Prem's. Onboard facilities include a bar, restaurant, and luggage storage. The most popular routes for TGV are Paris to Lyon, Paris to Marseille, and Paris to Lille.

    FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost travel companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance travel services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel 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.

      Germany's largest airline is Lufthansa. Fly to Munich from Lyon and book your most convinient travel ticket from Lufthansa's many ticket options including: Economy Light, Economy Classic, Economy Flex, Business Class and First Class.

        FAQs: Travel from Lyon to Munich

        FAQs: Travel to Munich 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 Munich.

        You can get between Lyon and Munich 3 different ways: train, bus or flight.

        The cheapest way to go to Munich from Lyon is by taking a bus, which costs on average $31 (€27).

        This is compared to other ways of getting from Lyon to Munich:

        Taking a bus costs $120 (€105) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $151 (€132) for the same trip.

        Taking a bus costs $75 (€66) less than taking a train, which costs on average $106 (€93) for the same trip.

        The fastest way from Lyon to Munich is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 20 min.

        There are alternative travel options to Munich that take longer:

        Bus takes 10 h 5 min on average.

        Train takes on average 7 h 52 min.

        The Lyon to Munich distance is around 357 miles (575 km).

        The average frequency per day from Lyon to Munich is:

        • Around 1 bus per day.
        • 2 trains per day.

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

        These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Lyon to Munich:

        • Most travelers who book a bus ticket from Lyon to Munich depart from Lyon, Perrache Bus Station to Munich, Central Bus Station (ZOB).
        • Most travelers who purchase a plane ticket from Lyon to Munich depart from Lyon Saint Exupery Airport to Munich Airport.
        • Most travelers who purchase a train ticket from Lyon to Munich depart from Lyon Part Dieu to Munich Hbf.

        Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Lyon to Munich:

        • You can take a bus from Lyon to Munich with FlixBus, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. BlaBlaCar Bus, BlaBlaCar or Student Agency. Cheap tickets can be found for $31 (€27) with FlixBus from Lyon to Munich.
        • You can travel by plane from Lyon to Munich with Lufthansa Cityline (2), Lufthansa, Air Dolomiti, Air France, KLM, Eurowings, Brussels Airlines, Vueling Airlines or KLM Cityhopper, and you can find Vueling Airlines Lyon to Munich tickets for $151 (€132) on Omio.
        • You can take a train from Lyon to Munich with TGV, TGV INOUI, Deutsche Bahn, SNCF | TGV INOUI or SNCF | TGV INOUI. Cheap tickets can be found for $114 (€100) with TGV from Lyon to Munich.

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

        • 1 direct bus per day with FlixBus or Student Agency.

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

        Looking to extend your trip from Lyon to Munich? Many Omio customers who go from Lyon to Munich usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Berlin, Vienna, Prague or Zurich. If you're looking to explore Paris, Berlin, Vienna, Prague or Zurich from Munich, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
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