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There are 8 ways to get from Milan to Lyon Perrache 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.

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Train

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Lyon Perrache

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Milan to Lyon Perrache

Train via Chambéry

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

Rideshare

  1. Take the rideshare from Milan to Lyon

Drive

  1. Drive from Milan to Lyon Perrache

Fly Milan Linate to Lyon

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

Fly Milan Linate to Geneva, train

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

Fly Milan Malpensa to Lyon

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

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The cost-effective way to get from Milan to Lyon Perrache is to bus, which costs €15 - €27 and takes 7h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Milan to Lyon Perrache is to train which costs €29 - €60 and takes 4h 19m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Milan to Lyon Perrache. However, there are services departing from via orefici p.za cordusio and arriving at Lyon Perrache via Milan. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 54m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Milano Centrale and arriving at Lyon Perrache. Services depart once a week, and operate Saturday. The journey takes approximately 4h 19m.

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The distance between Milan and Lyon Perrache is 341 km. The road distance is 439.2 km.

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The best way to get from Milan to Lyon Perrache without a car is to train which takes 4h 19m and costs €29 - €60.

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The train from Milano Centrale to Lyon Perrache takes 4h 19m including transfers and departs once a week.

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

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Milan to Lyon Perrache train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Milano Centrale station.

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The best way to get from Milan to Lyon Perrache is to train which takes 4h 19m and costs €29 - €60. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €15 - €27 and takes 7h 54m, you could also fly, which costs €85 - €200 and takes 6h 38m.

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Map of how to get from Milan to Lyon Perrache.
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  • Distance: 340.8 km
  • Duration: 4h 19m

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

Trenitalia operates a train from Milano Centrale to Lyon Perrache once a week. Tickets cost €29 - €60 and the journey takes 4h 19m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Milan to Lyon Perrache every 4 hours. Tickets cost €22 - €27 and the journey takes 6h 50m. Blablabus also services this route every 3 hours.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Lyon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €390
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Lyon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €370
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Lyon via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €370
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Lyon via Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €310
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Lyon via Catania
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€70 - €260
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Lyon via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€70 - €260
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Lyon via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €260
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Lyon via Olbia
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€70 - €260
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Lyon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €260
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Lyon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 11m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €750
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Lyon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Lyon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €300
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Lyon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €290
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Lyon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €750
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Lyon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €750
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Milan Linate to Lyon via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€100 - €280
Blue Air
Website
flyblueair.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Lyon via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€100 - €280
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Geneva
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €330
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Lyon via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€170 - €700
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Lyon via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€120 - €440
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Lyon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €700
Tunisair
Website
tunisair.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Lyon via Tunis
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€180 - €550
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Lyon via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €460
Train operators
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 Milano Centrale to Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€29 - €60
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€53 - €58
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.
For more information, please visit this page
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
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf-connect.com
Train from Milano P.Garibaldi to Chambery Challes Les Eaux
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€60 - €75
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€60 - €70
1st Class
€60 - €75
Train from Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€32 - €38
1st Class
€27 - €33
Train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €45
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€35 - €45
1st Class
€35 - €45
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €65
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €95
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Milan to Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€22 - €27
Website
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
Blablabus

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 Milan to Lyon - Perrache Bus Station
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€15 - €19
Website
Blablabus
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
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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There is no direct flight from Milan Linate Airport to Lyon Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 25m and has one stopover.

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

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Milan to Lyon Perrache train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at Lyon Perrache station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Milan to Lyon Perrache is 439 km. It takes approximately 4h 30m to drive from Milan to Lyon Perrache.

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Brussels Airlines, easyJet, Iberia and six other airlines offer flights from Milan Linate Airport to Lyon Airport.

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There are 351+ hotels available in Lyon Perrache. Prices start at €87 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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The best way to get from Milan to Milan Linate Airport is to line 73 bus which takes 20 min and costs .

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