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from Milan to Lyon

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Travel Information from Milan to Lyon

distanceDistance210 miles (339 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or flight
priceTicket price range$36 - $126
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $36 (€30) • 6 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $126 (€105) • 3 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Air France

Travel 210 miles (339 km) by bus or flight to Lyon from Milan. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 25 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $36 (€30). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus or Air France among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Milan to Lyon.

How to get from Milan to Lyon

The Best Way According to our Users

If you want to travel from Milan to Lyon there are several options available to you. For this route, however, 55,24% 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 Milan to Lyon. 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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FAQs
Is international travel between Milan, Italy and Lyon, France allowed?

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

Can I enter France if coming from Italy?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Lyon if traveling from Milan?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 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 placed under state quarantine

What measures do I need to follow in Lyon, France due to the pandemic?

All travelers in France must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 12/3/21; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip to Lyon from Milan.

Are there COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Milan, Italy from Lyon, France?

The current restriction level for returning to Milan, Italy from France is: Partially open.

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

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

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

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

Which rules do I need to follow in Milan, Italy regarding COVID-19?

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

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

The information above was last checked on 12/4/21. 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 Milan from Lyon here.

How do I travel from Milan to Lyon?

You can travel to Lyon from Milan 2 different ways: bus or flight.

What is the cheapest way from Milan to Lyon?

The cheapest way to go to Lyon from Milan is by taking a bus, which costs on average $36 (€30).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Lyon:

A bus is $90 (€75) less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Milan to Lyon costing on average $126 (€105).

What is the quickest way from Milan to Lyon?

The fastest way to get to Lyon from Milan is by flight with an average travel time of 3 h 25 min.

Other travel options to Lyon can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 6 h 10 min   of travel time.

What is the distance from Milan to Lyon?

The Milan to Lyon distance is around 210 miles (339 km).

Where do I depart from Milan? Where do I arrive in Lyon?

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

  • Buses most often depart from Milan at Milan, Stazione Centrale and arrive in Lyon at Lyon, Gare Perrache.
  • Flights mostly leave from Milan Malpensa Airport and tend to arrive in Lyon Saint Exupery Airport.
Which travel companies can take me from Milan to Lyon?

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

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Lyon by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Milan to Lyon tickets on Omio for $36 (€30).
  • Travel with Air France for flights to Lyon. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Air France Milan to Lyon tickets on Omio for $126 (€105).
Where should I go next after I travel between Milan and Lyon?
Many of our customers traveling from Milan to Lyon don't make Lyon their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Lyon are Paris, Geneva or Barcelona, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Lyon to any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I buy tickets to Lyon from Milan online to get the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket for this route costs on average $36 (€30) one way.
  • A plane ticket costs $126 (€105) one way on average for this trip.

But we recommend booking Milan to Lyon 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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