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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 Jan 25 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

11:28AMMunich Hbf8h28 07:56PMLyon Part Dieu
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$871One-way
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11:28AMMunich Hbf8h28 07:56PMLyon Part Dieu
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$871One-way
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11:28AMMunich Hbf8h28 07:56PMLyon Part Dieu
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$871One-way
08:27AMMunich Hbf8h29 04:56PMLyon Part Dieu
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$971One-way
03:24AMMunich Hbf9h40 01:04PMLyon Part Dieu
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$911One-way

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Tue
Jan 25
$87Deutsche Bahn with connection
$65Flixbus
$227Air France
Wed
Jan 26
$87Deutsche Bahn with connection
$40BlaBlaCar Bus
$207Lufthansa
Thu
Jan 27
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$40BlaBlaCar Bus
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Fri
Jan 28
$87Deutsche Bahn with connection
$33STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$207Lufthansa
Sat
Jan 29
$75Deutsche Bahn with connection
$40BlaBlaCar Bus
$207Lufthansa
Sun
Jan 30
$69Deutsche Bahn with connection
$46Flixbus
$226HOP!
Mon
Jan 31
$57Deutsche Bahn with connection
$58Flixbus
$173Lufthansa
Tue
Feb 1
$69Deutsche Bahn with connection
$46BlaBlaCar Bus
$225TAP Portugal
Wed
Feb 2
$57Deutsche Bahn with connection
$40BlaBlaCar Bus
$173Lufthansa
Thu
Feb 3
$57Deutsche Bahn with connection
$40Flixbus
$173Lufthansa
Fri
Feb 4
$57Deutsche Bahn with connection
$33STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$147Lufthansa
Sat
Feb 5
$63Deutsche Bahn with connection
$43Flixbus
$173Lufthansa
Sun
Feb 6
$57Deutsche Bahn with connection
$46BlaBlaCar Bus
$143Air France
Mon
Feb 7
$51Deutsche Bahn with connection
$40Flixbus
$142Air France
Tue
Feb 8
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$50BlaBlaCar Bus
$96Eurowings
Thu
Feb 10
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$44Flixbus
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Fri
Feb 11
$63Deutsche Bahn with connection
$33STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$142Air France
Sat
Feb 12
$69Deutsche Bahn with connection
$52BlaBlaCar Bus
$133Lufthansa
Sun
Feb 13
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$44Flixbus
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Travel Information to Lyon from Munich

distanceDistance357 miles (575 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$46 - $113
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $46 (€38) • 10 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $113 (€94) • 1 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus, Lufthansa or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Travel 357 miles (575 km) by bus, flight or train 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 $46 (€38). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey 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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FAQs

What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Lyon, France if I’m coming from Munich, Germany?

Travel between Munich, Germany and Lyon, France is: Partially open.

Can travelers from Germany enter France?

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

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

Conditions of entry into France:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 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 tested. A positive test will result in mandatory quarantine

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: Mandatory

This information was last checked on 1/23/22. 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.

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Germany from Lyon, France?

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

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

Reentering Germany 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 Munich from Lyon?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

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 1/23/22. 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.

How do I reach Lyon from Munich?

There are 3 ways that you can travel from Munich to Lyon. You can take a bus, flight or train.

How do I get from Munich to Lyon the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to travel from Munich to Lyon is by taking a bus with an average price of $46 (€38).

This is compared to other travel options to Lyon:

Taking a bus is usually $67 (€56) less than taking a flight to Lyon, which costs on average $113 (€94) for the same trip.

Taking a bus is usually $6 (€5) less than taking a train to Lyon, which costs on average $52 (€43) for the same trip.

What is the quickest way to get 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, going by train can take 8 h 28 min   on average.

What is the distance between Munich and Lyon?

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

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

The average frequency per day from Munich to Lyon is:

  • 1 train a day.

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

When traveling from Munich to Lyon, where do I depart from Munich and where do I arrive in 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 mostly depart from Munich Airport and arrive in Lyon Saint Exupery Airport.
  • Trains mostly leave from München Hbf and tend to arrive in Lyon Part Dieu.

Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Munich to Lyon?

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

  • Travel with BlaBlaCar Bus to go to Lyon by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find BlaBlaCar Bus Munich to Lyon tickets on Omio for $46 (€38).
  • Travel with Lufthansa for flights to Lyon. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Lufthansa Munich to Lyon tickets on Omio for $113 (€94).
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn with connection to go to Lyon by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Deutsche Bahn with connection Munich to Lyon tickets on Omio for $52 (€43).

Is there a way to travel directly from Munich to Lyon?

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 to Lyon from Munich.

Where should I go next after I travel between Munich and Lyon?

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

How far in advance should I book 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 purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $46 (€38) one way for this trip.
  • A plane ticket for this trip is costing $113 (€94) one way on average.
  • A train ticket for this journey costs on average $52 (€43) 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.