There are 9 ways to get from Milan to Lyon by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Milano Porta Garibaldi to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv

$85 - $100

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Bus Ouibus  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Milan to Geneva - Bus station Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Geneva - Bus station to Lyon - Perrache Bus station Ouibus

$22 - $31

7 alternative options

Train via Torino Porta Susa  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Torino Porta Susa Fr
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv

$81 - $105

Bus FlixBus  •  8 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Milan, Milan to Turin, Torino N405 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Turin, Torino to Lyon, Lyon Perrache N729 / ...

$27 - $46

Rideshare  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Milan to Lyon 276.5 miles

$31 - $36

Drive  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Milan to Lyon 275.5 miles

$65 - $100

Fly Milan Malpensa to Lyon  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Lyon (LYS) MXP - LYS

$94 - $234

Fly Milan Linate to Geneva, train  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Geneva (GVA) LIN - GVA
  2. Take the train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu

$72 - $260

Fly Milan Malpensa to Geneva, train  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Geneva (GVA) MXP - GVA
  2. Take the train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu

$128 - $284

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Milan to Lyon is to bus which costs 18€ - 27€ and takes 6 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Milan to Lyon is to fly which costs 80€ - 200€ and takes 4 h 16 min.

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The distance between Milan and Lyon is 339 km. The road distance is 440.8 km.

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The train from Milano Porta Garibaldi to Lyon Part Dieu takes 5 h 48 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Milano Porta Garibaldi and arriving at Lyon Part Dieu. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 5 h 48 min.

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What companies run services between Milan, Italy and Lyon, France?

TGV operates a train from Milan to Lyon once daily. Tickets cost $85 - $100 and the journey takes 5 h 48 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Milan to Lyon via Lampugnano, Milan, and Geneva - Bus station in around 6 h 41 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $500
Flights from Milan Linate to Geneva
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $190
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $500
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $850
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $300
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Milano Porta Garibaldi to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $100
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$85 - $100
1st Class
$120 - $170
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$60 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $120
Train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Milan to Geneva - Bus station
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Geneva - Bus station to Lyon - Perrache Bus station
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Milan, Milan to Turin, Torino
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Turin, Torino to Lyon, Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Milan to Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$31 - $36
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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