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Milan to Lyon by bus

The journey from Milan to Lyon by bus is 211.04 mi and takes 7 hr 56 min. There are 32 connections per day, with the first departure at 12:35 AM and the last at 11:45 PM. It is possible to travel from Milan to Lyon by bus for as little as $18.49 or as much as $175.91. The best price for this journey is $18.49.

Lowest Price$18.49
Journey Duration7 hr 56 min
Connection per Day32
Lowest Price$18.49
Highest Price$175.91
First Departure12:35 AM
Last Departure11:45 PM
Distance211.04 mi
DepartureMilan
ArrivalLyon
CarriersBlaBlaCar Bus, Regionale VeloceMore

Milan to Lyon Bus Times

Departure date
Monday, May 27, 2024

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Virail helps thousands of travelers plan their journeys every year. How? It's easy. Just enter the dates on which you plan to travel from Milan to Lyon. Our powerful engine will look at the data from thousands of travel providers, then show you all the available routes. You can choose to travel however you want. Decide on the type of transport you want to use, what time of day you'd like to set off and whether you'd like a direct journey or one with connections. When you've found your ideal route, Virail will redirect you to the web page of the provider. There, you can make your booking, then it's time to prepare for your trip.

How can I get the cheapest bus tickets to travel from Milan to Lyon?

The cheapest bus tickets from Milan to Lyon cost $18.49. On average, you can expect to spend around $39.90 for your bus ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper bus tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Milan to Lyon.
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When you're traveling from Milan to Lyon, you can expect to pay an average of approximately $39.90. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest bus tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as bus ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper bus tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.

How long is the journey from Milan to Lyon by bus?

With a distance of 211.04 mi between Milan and Lyon, it will usually take 7 hr 56 min to complete the journey. This average figure may vary from day to day. Delays could be caused by unexpected weather conditions, roadworks or construction, local events, or other unforeseen circumstances. Remember that your journey may take longer than 7 hr 56 min. Make your plans with this in mind to avoid disappointment, particularly if you are traveling on a tight schedule. The distance between Milan and Lyon is around 211.04 mi. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 7 hr 56 min. However, the fastest routes between Milan and Lyon take 6 hr 15 min. If a fast journey is a priority for you when traveling, look out for express services that may get you there faster. Some flexibility may be necessary when booking. Often, these services only leave at particular times of day - or even on certain days of the week. You may also find a faster journey by taking an indirect route and connecting in another station along the way.

How many journeys from Milan to Lyon are there every day?

On average, there are 32 daily departures from Milan to Lyon. However, there may be more or less on different days. Providers' timetables can change on certain days of the week or public holidays, and many also vary at particular times of year. Some providers change their schedules during the summer season, for example. At very busy times, there may be up to departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include , and each operates according to their own specific schedules. As a traveler, you may prefer a direct journey, or you may not mind making changes and connections. If you have heavy suitcases, a direct journey could be best; otherwise, you might be able to save money and enjoy more flexibility by making a change along the way. Every day, there are an average of 20 departures from Milan which travel directly to Lyon. There are 12 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Milan to Lyon. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap bus tickets from Milan to Lyon
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Milan to Lyon.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Milan to Lyon, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Milan to Lyon.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Virail Pro Tip ✌: Booking 10 days in advance save 10% on average

Price as departure date approaches

Bus companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around $17.75 to $48.78 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 64% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap bus tickets from Milan to Lyon

The cheapest Milan - Lyon bus tickets can be found for as low as $26.78 if you’re lucky, or $31.08 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $36.68.

Find the best day to travel to Lyon by bus

When travelling to Lyon by bus, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

Established in 2018, BlaBlaCar Bus was born out of BlaBlaCar's acquisition of OUIBUS in November of that same year. The company officially launched in June 2019 and has since been offering long-distance bus services across Europe. Initially known as BlaBlaBus, the company went on to adopt the name Ouibus, before finally deciding on its present name, BlaBlaCar Bus. BlaBlaCar Bus operates a network of routes that link several cities, including Aix-en-Provence, Amsterdam, Barcelona, Brussels, Genoa, Lille, London, Lyon, Marseille, Milan, Nice, Paris, Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport, San Sebastián, and Turin.

SNCF, the French national railway company, offers TER, a comprehensive regional train service. TER (Transport Express Régional) trains connect cities, and villages within regions of France, offering local transportation for commuters and tourists as they explore the regional culture, landscape, and attractions through its vast network of regional routes. TER trains are slower than the high-speed trains but offer a more affordable and comfortable alternative for shorter journeys within the regions.

Union Ivkoni is a Bulgarian bus company that operates domestically and internationally. Founded in 1992, the company has grown to become one of the largest bus operators in Bulgaria, with a fleet of over 1,000 buses. Union Ivkoni offers a wide range of services, including regular bus lines, charter services, and international routes to destinations throughout Europe. The company is known for its modern fleet, comfortable buses, and reliable service.

Ticket types and facilities from Milan to Lyon

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by TER when traveling from Milan to Lyon.

Standard

TER train tickets have a fixed "Tarif Normal" fare and are valid for a single journey until midnight the day after validation in platform stamp machines. Some regions may offer off-peak discounts.
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Facility Description

Find out more about the different facilities available onboard with each carrier on this route.

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TER trains are currently without WiFi services.
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Modern TER trains come equipped with power sockets.
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TER trains have no restrictions on the size of bags, as long as they are within your personal handling capability and can fit in designated luggage areas.
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Accès TER' offers specialized assistance for passengers with disabilities or reduced mobility, ensuring a seamless travel experience.
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TER trains do not provide onboard catering; consider bringing your refreshments.
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Traveling with a bike on TER trains is free, simply hang it or store it in designated areas on a first-come, first-served basis, booking not available.
Services on board BlaBlaCar Bus, TER and Union Ivkoni from Milan to Lyon
Compare services on board when travelling from Milan to Lyon by bus.
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Milan to Lyon CO2 Emissions by Bus

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Train
23.77kg
Bus
25.47kg
Flight
67.93kg
Car
54.34kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Milan to Lyon?
A bus ticket from Milan to Lyon is $39.90. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $18.49.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Milan to Lyon?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Milan to Lyon is $18.49. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Milan and Lyon by bus?
Milan to Lyon is 211.04 mi.
How long does the bus between Milan and Lyon take?
Milan to Lyon is on average 7 hr 56 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 6 hr 15 min.
Which companies operate from Milan to Lyon?
The bus journey from Milan to Lyon is covered by 5 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: BlaBlaCar Bus, Regionale Veloce, TER, Union Ivkoni, Autobus and FlixBus.
How many bus connections per day go from Milan to Lyon?
Milan to Lyon has 32 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Milan to Lyon leave?
The earliest bus from Milan to Lyon departs at 12:35 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last bus from Milan to Lyon depart?
The latest bus from Milan to Lyon departs at 11:45 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Milan to Lyon in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest bus ticket we have found is $18.49 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
How many direct connections depart from Milan to Lyon?
There are on average 20 direct connection(s) from Milan to go to Lyon.
What's the fastest journey time between Milan to Lyon by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Milan and Lyon is 6 hr 15 min.
Is there a direct bus from Milan to Lyon?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Milan and Lyon.
What are the CO2 emissions for Milan to Lyon by bus?
The bus journey from Milan to Lyon creates 25.47kg of CO2 emissions.

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