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Travel Information from Lyon to Munich

distanceDistance357 miles (575 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$61 - $406
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $61 (€53) • 12 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $160 (€139) • 8 h 28 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Vueling or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Travel 357 miles (575 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train to Munich from Lyon. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 8 h 28 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $61 (€53). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus, Vueling or Deutsche Bahn with connection among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Lyon to Munich.

Travel Tips: Travel from Lyon to Munich

Travel Tips: 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.
FAQs

Travel between Lyon, France and Munich, Germany is: Unrestricted.

Can travelers from France enter Germany?

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 Munich from Lyon?

Conditions of entry into Germany:

  • There are no current restrictions

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

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

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

This information was last checked on 1/24/23. 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 between Lyon and Munich.

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

Am I allowed to reenter Lyon, France from Munich, Germany?

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

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

  • 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: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face masks: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 1/24/23. 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 Munich here.

There are 4 ways that you can travel between Lyon and Munich. You can take a bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Munich from Lyon is by taking a bus, which costs on average $61 (€53).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Munich:

Taking a bus is about $345 (€300) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $406 (€353) for this route.

Taking a bus is usually $99 (€86) less than taking a train to Munich, which costs on average $160 (€139) for the same trip.

The fastest way from Lyon to Munich is by train with an average journey time of 8 h 28 min.

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

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 12 h 10 min.

In comparison, getting to Munich by flight can take on average 12 h 40 min.

You should expect to travel around 357 miles (575 km) between Lyon and Munich.

The average frequency per day from Lyon to Munich is:

  • 1 bus a day.
  • 1 train a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Lyon and Munich 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 when traveling from Lyon to Munich:

  • Most travelers who buy a bus ticket from Lyon to Munich depart from Lyon, Gare Perrache to München, ZOB.
  • Most travelers catch their flight from Lyon Saint Exupery Airport and arrive in Munich Airport.
  • Most travelers who buy a train ticket from Lyon to Munich depart from Lyon Part Dieu to München Hbf.

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

  • Travel with Flixbus for buses to Munich. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Lyon to Munich tickets on Omio for $61 (€53).
  • Travel with Vueling for flights to Munich. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Vueling Lyon to Munich tickets on Omio for $406 (€353).
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn with connection to go to Munich by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Deutsche Bahn with connection Lyon to Munich tickets on Omio for $160 (€139).

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

  • You can find 1 direct bus per day to take to Munich with Flixbus.

Direct services to Munich 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 journey.

Many of our customers who book a trip from Lyon to Munich often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Berlin, Paris or Prague. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Lyon and Munich itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Munich and any of these top destinations today!

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

  • A bus ticket for this route is costing $61 (€53) one way on average.
  • A plane ticket is costing on average $406 (€353) one way for this route.
  • A train ticket for this journey is costing $160 (€139) one way on average.

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

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