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from Munich to Lyon

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

Our recommendation

To get from Munich to Lyon on Sep 23 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

11:28AMMunich Hbf8h28 07:56PMLyon Part Dieu
1 changes
$1031One-way
Cheapest
08:45AMMünchen, ZOB19h30 04:15AMLyon, Gare Perrache
1 changes
$681One-way
Other options
10:28AMMunich Hbf9h28 07:56PMLyon Part Dieu
2 changes
$1031One-way
03:24AMMunich Hbf9h40 01:04PMLyon Part Dieu
2 changes
$931One-way
08:00PMMünchen, ZOB22h50 06:50PMLyon, Gare Perrache
1 changes
$811One-way

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Wed
Sep 22
$72Deutsche Bahn with connection
$47Flixbus
$232Air France
Thu
Sep 23
$93Deutsche Bahn with connection
$47Flixbus
$282Air France
Fri
Sep 24
$78Deutsche Bahn with connection
$35STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$411Air France
Sat
Sep 25
$91Deutsche Bahn with connection
$48Flixbus
$234Air France
Sun
Sep 26
$72Deutsche Bahn with connection
$52Flixbus
$232Air France
Mon
Sep 27
$72Deutsche Bahn with connection
$47Flixbus
$232Air France
Tue
Sep 28
$66Deutsche Bahn with connection
$56Flixbus
$232Air France
Wed
Sep 29
$53Deutsche Bahn with connection
$43Flixbus
$204Lufthansa Cityline
Thu
Sep 30
$72Deutsche Bahn with connection
$41Flixbus
$204Lufthansa
Fri
Oct 1
$78Deutsche Bahn with connection
$35STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$204Lufthansa Cityline
Sat
Oct 2
$93Deutsche Bahn with connection
$35Flixbus
$159Air France
Sun
Oct 3
$72Deutsche Bahn with connection
$41Flixbus
$159Lufthansa
Mon
Oct 4
$53Deutsche Bahn with connection
$35Flixbus
$130Lufthansa
Tue
Oct 5
$53Deutsche Bahn with connection
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$159Lufthansa
Wed
Oct 6
$66Deutsche Bahn with connection
$47BlaBlaCar Bus
$145Air France
Thu
Oct 7
$53Deutsche Bahn with connection
$47BlaBlaCar Bus
$158Air France
Fri
Oct 8
$72Deutsche Bahn with connection
$35STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$158Air France
Sat
Oct 9
$91Deutsche Bahn with connection
$47BlaBlaCar Bus
$130Lufthansa
Sun
Oct 10
$72Deutsche Bahn with connection
$47BlaBlaCar Bus
$147HOP!
Mon
Oct 11
$78Deutsche Bahn with connection
$35Flixbus
$130Lufthansa
Tue
Oct 12
$60Deutsche Bahn with connection
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$90Lufthansa

Travel Information between Munich and Lyon

distanceDistance357 miles (575 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$65 - $247
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $65 (€52) • 10 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $247 (€197) • 1 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus, Lufthansa or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 357 miles (575 km) to Lyon from Munich. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 20 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $65 (€52). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are BlaBlaCar Bus, Lufthansa or Deutsche Bahn with connection among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Munich to Lyon.

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Travel from Munich to Lyon
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
Is cross-border travel to Lyon, France from Munich, Germany currently allowed?

Travel from Munich, Germany to Lyon, France is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Lyon from Munich restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Lyon, France from Munich?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Lyon, France?

The government of France has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 9/20/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Lyon from Munich closer to your planned date of departure here.

Are there COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Munich, Germany from Lyon, France?

Return travel to Munich, Germany from France is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Germany from France?

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

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Germany from France?

Requirements for reentering Germany:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Germany?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Germany to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

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

The above information about your return travel to Munich, Germany was last verified on 9/20/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Munich from Lyon.

How do I get from Munich to Lyon?

There are 3 travel options from Munich to Lyon: bus, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to go from Munich to Lyon?

The cheapest way to go to Lyon from Munich is by taking a bus, which costs on average $65 (€52).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Lyon:

Taking a bus is about $182 (€145) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $247 (€197) for this trip.

Taking a bus is about $89 (€71) less than taking a train, which costs on average $154 (€123) for this route.

What is the fastest way from Munich to Lyon?

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

Other travel options to Lyon can usually take longer:

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

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

What is the distance between Munich and Lyon?

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

How many services a day are there from Munich to Lyon?

The average frequency per day from Munich to Lyon is:

  • 1 train per day.

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

When traveling to Lyon from Munich, what are the departure and arrival points in Munich and Lyon?

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

  • Buses from Munich to Lyon most often leave from München, ZOB and arrive in Lyon, Gare Perrache.
  • Flights from Munich to Lyon most often leave from Munich Airport and arrive in Lyon Saint Exupery Airport.
  • Trains from Munich to Lyon most often leave from München Hbf and arrive in Lyon Part Dieu.
Which travel companies can take me from Munich to Lyon?

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

  • You can go to Lyon from Munich by bus with BlaBlaCar Bus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $65 (€52) with BlaBlaCar Bus from Munich to Lyon on Omio.
  • You can travel by plane between Munich and Lyon with Lufthansa, and you can find Lufthansa Munich to Lyon tickets for $247 (€197) on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Munich to Lyon with Deutsche Bahn with connection. Cheap tickets can be found for $154 (€123) with Deutsche Bahn with connection from Munich to Lyon.
Can I find a direct route to Lyon from Munich?

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

  • You can take a direct train with with 1 direct train per day.

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

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Munich to Lyon?
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.
How far in advance should I buy my Munich to Lyon one way ticket online to get the best deals?

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 costs $65 (€52) one way on average for this route.
  • A plane ticket costs $247 (€197) one way on average for this journey.
  • A train ticket for this trip costs on average $154 (€123) one way.

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.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Munich
Lyon
München ZOB Hackerbrücke
Amenities
München Hbf
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Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.<br>Metro lines U1, U2, U4, U5, U7, U8<br>Bus lines 58<br>Tram lines 16, 17, 20, 21, 22
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.
München Ost
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