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There are 7 ways to get from Milan to Lyon Perrache by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  5h 56m

  1. Take the train from Milano P.Garibaldi to Chambery Challes Les Eaux Tgv
  2. Take the train from Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux to Lyon Part Dieu K16 / ...

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Rideshare  •  5h 40m

  1. Take the rideshare from Milan to Lyon 439.5 km

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Bus  •  7h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Milano, Autostazione Lampugnano to Lyon, Perrache Bus Station N406 / ...

Bus via Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport  •  9h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Milano, Autostazione Lampugnano to Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport BlaBlaCar Bus

Drive  •  4h 31m

  1. Drive from Milan to Lyon Perrache 439.7 km

Fly from Milan Malpensa  •  4h 51m

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

Fly from Milan Linate  •  6h 56m

  1. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Lyon (LYS) LIN - LYS

Milan to Lyon Perrache by train

18 Weekly Trains
5h 56m Average Duration
€68 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Milan to Lyon Perrache is to rideshare which costs €26 - €31 and takes 5h 40m.

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The fastest way to get from Milan to Lyon Perrache is to drive which takes 4h 31m and costs €70 - €110.

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No, there is no direct bus from Milan to Lyon Perrache station. However, there are services departing from via orefici p.za cordusio and arriving at Lyon, Perrache Bus Station via Milano, Autostazione Lampugnano. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Milan to Lyon Perrache. However, there are services departing from Milano P.Garibaldi and arriving at Lyon Perrache via Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux and Lyon Part Dieu. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 56m.

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The distance between Milan and Lyon Perrache is 448 km. The road distance is 439.7 km.

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The best way to get from Milan to Lyon Perrache without a car is to train which takes 5h 56m and costs €65 - €150.

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It takes approximately 5h 56m to get from Milan to Lyon Perrache, including transfers.

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Milan to Lyon Perrache bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Milano, Autostazione Lampugnano station.

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Milan to Lyon Perrache train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Milano P.Garibaldi station.

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The best way to get from Milan to Lyon Perrache is to train which takes 5h 56m and costs €65 - €150. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €30 - €55 and takes 7h 30m, you could also fly, which costs €75 - €290 and takes 4h 51m.

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Map of how to get from Milan to Lyon Perrache.
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  • Distance: 448.1 km
  • Duration: 5h 56m

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

You can take a train from Milan to Lyon Perrache via Chambery Challes Les Eaux, Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux, and Lyon Part Dieu in around 5h 56m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Milano, Autostazione Lampugnano to Lyon, Perrache Bus Station every 4 hours. Tickets cost €30 - €50 and the journey takes 6h 15m. BlaBlaCar Bus also services this route every 4 hours.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Lyon via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €500
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Lyon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €550
Twin Jet
Website
twinjet.fr
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€220 - €470
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Lyon via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€170 - €650
Train operators
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
+33 1 84 94 36 35
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Milano P.Garibaldi to Chambery Challes Les Eaux
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€55 - €110
Website
https://www.sncf.com/en
2nd Class
€55 - €80
1st Class
€80 - €110
SNCF Bus
Phone
3635
Website
sncf.com
Train from Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
https://www.sncf.com/en
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 1 84 94 36 35
Website
sncf.com
Train from Chambery Challes Les Eaux to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€18 - €40
Website
https://www.sncf-connect.com/en-en/
2nd Class
€18 - €26
Rail 1st Class
€27 - €40
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Chambery Challes Les Eaux to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€8 - €16
Website
https://www.trenitalia.com/en.html
1st Class
€14 - €16
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Milano, Autostazione Lampugnano to Lyon, Perrache Bus Station
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €50
Website
https://www.flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
BlaBlaCar Bus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
blablacar.fr
Bus from Milano, Autostazione Lampugnano to Lyon - Perrache Bus station
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
https://www.blablacar.co.uk/
Bus from Milano, Autostazione Lampugnano to Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
https://www.blablacar.co.uk/
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Phone
+3 318 576 2228
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Milan to Lyon
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€26 - €31
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Milan to Lyon Perrache bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Lyon, Perrache Bus Station.

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Milan to Lyon Perrache train services, operated by SNCF Bus, arrive at Lyon Part Dieu station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Milan to Lyon Perrache is 440 km. It takes approximately 4h 31m to drive from Milan to Lyon Perrache.

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There are 2844+ hotels available in Lyon Perrache. Prices start at €31 per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Milan and Lyon Perrache. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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