How to travel from Milan to Lyon

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Travel Information from Milan to Lyon

distanceDistance210 miles (339 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, bus or flight
priceTicket price range$21 - $109
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $21 (€18) • 6 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $109 (€94) • 3 h 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus, Volotea or Trenitalia

Take a train, bus or flight to travel 210 miles (339 km) between Milan and Lyon. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are BlaBlaCar Bus, Volotea or Trenitalia among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Milan to Lyon.

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from Milan to Lyon

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

Our recommendation

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

BlaBlaCar Bus
Milano, Autostazione Lampugnano
05:05PMLyon, Perrache Bus Station
0 transfers
BlaBlaCar Bus
Milano, Autostazione Lampugnano
05:05PMLyon, Perrache Bus Station
0 transfers
Air Dolomiti
Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP)
12:05PMLyon Saint Exupery Airport (LYS)
1 transfer
Other options
BlaBlaCar Bus
Milano, Autostazione Lampugnano
06:50PMLyon, Perrache Bus Station
0 transfers
Milano, Autostazione Lampugnano
04:25PMLyon, Perrache Bus Station
0 transfers
Milano, Autostazione Lampugnano
02:15PMLyon, Perrache Bus Station
0 transfers
Air France
Milan Linate Airport (LIN)
11:05AMLyon Saint Exupery Airport (LYS)
1 transfer
Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP)
02:20PMLyon Saint Exupery Airport (LYS)
1 transfer
Austrian Airlines
Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP)
12:10PMLyon Saint Exupery Airport (LYS)
1 transfer

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How to get from Milan to Lyon

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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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Travel on FlixBus, Trenitalia and BlaBlaCar Bus travel to Lyon from Milan at great prices. Omio finds you travel times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies all in one place.

Trenitalia is Italy’s national railroad company providing services across the whole country, giving you ample opportunity to discover the beauty and culture of Italy. Trenitalia’s fleet of travel include its high-speed travel Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca as well as intercity, regional and night travel. Bathrooms and WiFi access are standard services on long-distance routes, and, in most cases, there is barrier-free access on Trenitalia travel.

Taking a travel with Trenitalia is a great way to travel from Milan to Lyon, and Omio can show you the best times and tickets available for the 210 miles (339 km) long travel journey. Trenitalia offers different fares for the Milan to Lyon route with ticket options like Base, Economy, Super Economy and Ordinaria. You can even apply Trenitalia discount cards on Omio at the time of purchasing tickets. Simply check the current Trenitalia travel schedule, compare the cheapest, fastest, or earliest routes from Milan to Lyon, and buy your cheap Trenitalia travel ticket on Omio easily and securely today.

    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 Lyon from Milan 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 Milan to Lyon

        FAQs: Travel to Lyon 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 Milan to Lyon.

        There are 3 travel options between Milan and Lyon. You can take a train, bus or flight.

        The cheapest way to get from Milan to Lyon is by taking a bus with average ticket prices of $21 (€18) compared to other travel options to Lyon:

        Taking a bus costs $88 (€76) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $109 (€94) for the same trip.

        A bus is $54 (€47) less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Milan to Lyon costing on average $75 (€65).

        The fastest way from Milan to Lyon is by flight with an average journey time of 3 h 45 min.

        There are alternative travel options to Lyon that take longer:

        Bus takes on average 6 h 15 min.

        Taking a train requires on average 4 h 30 min of travel time.

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

        The average frequency per day from Milan to Lyon is:

        • Around 1 train per day.

        However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Milan to Lyon 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 Milan to Lyon:

        • Most travelers take a bus from Milano, Milan Linate Airport to Lyon, Perrache Bus Station.
        • Most travelers who book a plane ticket from Milan to Lyon depart from Milan Malpensa Airport to Lyon Saint Exupery Airport.
        • Most travelers board their train from Milan Centrale and arrive in Lyon Part Dieu.

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

        • You can go to Lyon from Milan by bus with BlaBlaCar Bus, FlixBus, Ourbus, BlaBlaCar or Movelia. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $21 (€18) with Ourbus from Milan to Lyon on Omio.
        • You can take a flight from Milan to Lyon with Volotea, Air France, Vueling Airlines, Brussels Airlines, Lufthansa, Eurowings, Lufthansa Cityline (2), Air Dolomiti or Austrian Airlines. Cheap tickets can be found for $109 (€94) with Vueling Airlines from Milan to Lyon.
        • You can travel by train from Milan to Lyon with Trenitalia, TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV INOUI or Regionale, and you can find Trenitalia Milan to Lyon tickets for $38 (€33) on Omio.

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

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

        Direct services to Lyon 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.

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