There are 7 ways to get from Munich to Lyon by plane, train, bus or car

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

Fly to Lyon  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Lyon (LYS) MUC - LYS

$96 - $253

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  11 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Lyon, Lyon Perrache 106

$45 - $140

5 alternative options

Fly to Geneva, train  •  7 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Geneva (GVA) MUC - GVA
  2. Take the train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu

$84 - $228

Train TGV  •  8 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from München Hbf to Strasbourg Tgv
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv

$180 - $204

Train via Zürich HB  •  9 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from München ZOB (Hackerbrücke) to Zürich HB (Carpark Sihlquai)
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Genève 1 / ...
  3. Take the train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv

$203 - $356

Bus Ouibus  •  12 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Munich to Memmingen Allgau Airport
  2. Take the bus from Memmingen Allgau Airport to Zurich
  3. Take the bus from Zurich to Lyon - Perrache Bus station

$66 - $111

Drive  •  7 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Munich to Lyon 461.7 miles

$95 - $150

What companies run services between Munich, Germany and Lyon, France?

Lufthansa flies from Munich to Lyon every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Munich to Lyon via Strasbourg in around 8 h 17 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Munich to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $340
Flights from Munich to Lyon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $340
Flights from Munich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Munich to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Flights from Munich to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Munich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Munich to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $450
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Munich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Munich to Geneva via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,700
Train operators
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 - $55
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Genève
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $160
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$60 - $75
Train from München Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $95
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$85 - $95
1st Class
$110 - $160
Train from Strasbourg to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $110
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$95 - $110
1st Class
$120 - $190
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from München ZOB (Hackerbrücke) to Zürich HB (Carpark Sihlquai)
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Lyon, Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Munich to Lyon
Ave. Duration
13 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Allgäu Airport Express
Phone
+49 (0) 8331 9842 00 509
Email
info@aaexpress.de
Website
allgaeu-airport-express.de
Bus from Munich to Memmingen Allgau Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $40
Schedules at
allgaeu-airport-express.de
Bus from Memmingen Allgau Airport to Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
allgaeu-airport-express.de
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Zurich to Lyon - Perrache Bus station
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
Ouibus

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Munich to Lyon?

The distance between Munich and Lyon is 575 km. The road distance is 739 km.

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

The cheapest way to get from Munich to Lyon is to bus which costs 35€ - 120€ and takes 11 h 30 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Munich to Lyon?

The quickest way to get from Munich to Lyon is to fly which takes 4 h 39 min and costs 75€ - 210€.

Is there a direct train between Munich and Lyon?

No, there is no direct train from Munich to Lyon. However, there are services departing from München Hbf and arriving at Lyon Part Dieu via Strasbourg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 17 min.

Is there a direct bus between Munich and Lyon?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Munich, Munich central bus station and arriving at Lyon, Lyon Perrache. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11 h 30 min.

How long does it take to get from Munich to Lyon?

It takes approximately 4 h 39 min to get from Munich to Lyon, including transfers.