How to travel from Munich to Lyon

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from Munich to Lyon

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

Our recommendation
train

To get from Munich to Lyon on Dec 08 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

03:24AMMunich Hbf9h40 01:04PMLyon Part Dieu
2 transfers
901One-way
Cheapest
07:15AMMünchen, ZOB18h15 01:30AMLyon, Gare Perrache
1 transfer
571One-way
Other options
03:24AMMunich Hbf9h40 01:04PMLyon Part Dieu
3 transfers
1081One-way
08:45AMMünchen, ZOB18h45 03:30AMLyon, Gare Perrache
1 transfer
571One-way
08:30PMMünchen, ZOB18h20 02:50PMLyon, Gare Perrache
1 transfer
851One-way

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Travel Information from Munich to Lyon

distanceDistance357 miles (575 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$69 - $764
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $69 (€63) • 10 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $764 (€700) • 3 h 30 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Lufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Travel 357 miles (575 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train to Lyon from Munich. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus, Lufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn with connection among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Munich to Lyon.

Travel Tips: Travel from Munich to Lyon

Travel Tips: 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 Munich to Lyon.
FAQs

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

Can travelers from Germany enter France?

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

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

Conditions of entry into France:

  • There are no current restrictions

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

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

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

This information was last checked on 11/6/22. 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 to Lyon from Munich.

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

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

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

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

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Munich, Germany regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Germany 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 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 Munich from Lyon here.

You can travel from Munich to Lyon 4 different ways: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to get from Munich to Lyon is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $69 (€63) compared to other travel options to Lyon:

Taking a bus is usually $696 (€637) less than taking a flight to Lyon, which costs on average $764 (€700) for the same trip.

A bus is generally $33 (€30) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $102 (€93) from Munich to Lyon.

The fastest way from Munich to Lyon is by flight with an average journey time of 3 h 30 min.

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

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 10 h 5 min.

In comparison, getting to Lyon by train can take on average 8 h 28 min.

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

The average frequency per day from Munich to Lyon is:

  • 1 bus per day.
  • Around 1 train per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Munich and Lyon 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 Munich to Lyon:

  • Most travelers who book a bus ticket from Munich to Lyon depart from München, ZOB to Lyon, Gare Perrache.
  • Most travelers who buy a plane ticket from Munich to Lyon depart from Munich Airport to Lyon Saint Exupery Airport.
  • Most travelers who purchase a train ticket from Munich to Lyon depart from München Hbf to Lyon Part Dieu.

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

  • You can take a bus from Munich to Lyon with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for $69 (€63) with Flixbus from Munich to Lyon.
  • You can travel between Munich and Lyon by flight with Lufthansa Cityline. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $764 (€700) with Lufthansa Cityline from Munich to Lyon.
  • You can travel by train between Munich and Lyon with Deutsche Bahn with connection, and you can find Deutsche Bahn with connection Munich to Lyon tickets for $102 (€93) on Omio.

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

  • You'll find 1 direct bus a day to Lyon with Flixbus.

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.

Omio customers who travel from Munich to Lyon often also extend their vacation to go to Paris, Geneva or Barcelona. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Lyon and these popular destinations at a great price.

Before traveling from Munich to Lyon, 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 $69 (€63) one way on average.
  • A plane ticket costs $764 (€700) one way on average for this journey.
  • A train ticket for this route is costing $102 (€93) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Munich 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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