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Lyon to Milan by train

The journey from Lyon to Milan by train is 211.04 mi and takes 9 hr 29 min. There are 129 connections per day, with the first departure at 5:49 AM and the last at 8:38 PM. It is possible to travel from Lyon to Milan by train for as little as $5.34 or as much as $194.60. The best price for this journey is $5.34.

Lowest Price$5.34
Journey Duration9 hr 29 min
Connection per Day129
Lowest Price$5.34
Highest Price$194.60
First Departure5:49 AM
Last Departure8:38 PM
Distance211.04 mi
DepartureLyon
ArrivalMilan
CarriersRegionale Veloce, EuroCityMore

Lyon to Milan Train Times

Departure date
Sunday, Apr 14, 2024

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How much do train tickets from Lyon to Milan cost?

The cheapest train tickets from Lyon to Milan cost $5.34. On average, you can expect to spend around $59.29 for your train 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 train 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 Lyon to Milan.
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When you're traveling from Lyon to Milan, you can expect to pay an average of approximately $59.29. 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 train tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as train 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 train 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 does the journey from Lyon to Milan take by train?

The average journey time is 9 hr 29 min. This is how long it takes to cross the 211.04 mi from Lyon to Milan. When planning your journey, remember that delays are a possibility. Some unplanned events could cause your journey from Lyon to Milan to take longer than 9 hr 29 min. The distance between Lyon and Milan 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 9 hr 29 min. However, the fastest routes between Lyon and Milan take 7 hr 2 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.

When do departures from Lyon to Milan leave?

In general, the first departure of the day will leave Lyon at 5:49 AM, and the last departure will leave at 8:38 PM. However, it is important to remember that this is general information, and these journey times are not necessarily available every day. Timetables for each provider on the route from Lyon to Milan can change from day to day or month to month. In particular, many providers offer different schedules on weekdays and weekends. Public holidays, local events, and seasonal timetables can also cause schedules to change. If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Lyon to Milan, which usually leaves at 5:49 AM. The last scheduled departure of the night is normally at 8:38 PM. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year.

Which stations can I use on the Lyon to Milan route?

You can depart from Lyon at stations such as Lyon - Vaise,Lyon, Perrache,Lyon - Part-Dieu,Lyon Saint-Paul. At the end of the journey, you will be able to arrive in Milan at the following stations: Milano Cadorna,Milan (Malpensa Aeroporto Terminal 1),Milan Linate Airport (LIN),Milan Bergamo Airport (BGY),Milan - San Donato,Milano, Lambrate,Rho - Fiera Milano,Milano, Lampugnano,Milano Centrale,MILANO,Milan Rogoredo,Milano - Porta Garibaldi,Milano, Sesto San Giovanni. Some of these stations may only be served by particular travel providers. Because of this, there may not be a direct connection between all the stations in Lyon and Milan. Plan your journey carefully, as it may be necessary to make another connection before departure or after arrival.

How many times a day do departures from Lyon leave for Milan?

On average, there are 129 daily departures from Lyon to Milan. 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 0 departures from Lyon which travel directly to Milan. There are 129 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Lyon to Milan. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Lyon to Milan, 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 Lyon to Milan.

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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Price as departure date approaches

Train companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around $5.34 to $61.52 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 91% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap train tickets from Lyon to Milan

The cheapest Lyon - Milan train tickets can be found for as low as $10.78 if you’re lucky, or $34.67 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $93.66.

Find the best day to travel to Milan by train

When travelling to Milan by train, 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.

Eurocity (EC) trains are specifically designed for short and long-distance travel, connecting major cities in various European countries as part of the extensive international train services. Eurocity (EC) trains are operated by a range of national railway companies across Europe, including Deutsche Bahn (Germany), SNCF (France), Trenitalia (Italy), SBB (Switzerland), and ÖBB (Austria). The Eurocity (EC) service offers regular schedules and convenient connections between prominent cities like Paris, Berlin, Milan, and Vienna.

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.

TGV inOui, which replaces traditional TGV services by offering a contemporary upgrade, is a high-speed train service operated by the French National Railways, SNCF that make it easy to explore around 50 destinations in neighboring countries such as Belgium, Germany, and Spain. TGV inOUI is designed to offer more comfort and flexibility to travelers, with features such as spacious seats, Wi-Fi, and catering services. It connects major cities in France and provides a fast, convenient, and comfortable mode of travel.

TGV Lyria is a high-speed train service that operates between France and Switzerland. It is a joint venture between the French national railway company SNCF and SBB, the Swiss national railway company. TGV Lyria trains operate on several routes between major cities in France and Switzerland, including Paris, Geneva, Zurich, Basel, and Bern. The trains are known for their high speed, with some routes reaching speeds of up to 320 km/h (200 mph), making them one of the fastest trains in Europe.

Regional Express (Rex) is an Australian airline that operates scheduled regional flights to over 60 destinations across Australia. The airline was founded in 2002 and has its headquarters in Mascot, New South Wales. Rex operates a fleet of over 60 aircraft, including Saab 340 turboprops and Boeing 737-800NG jets. The airline's main focus is on providing affordable air travel to regional communities, with a strong emphasis on safety, reliability, and customer service. Rex also offers a frequent flyer program, Rex Business Flyer, and has partnerships with other airlines such as Qantas and Virgin Australia.

While not as swift as the high-speed ICE trains, Deutsche Bahn’s InterCity trains boast speeds up to 200km/h, offering spacious carriages and dining options. Operating across numerous German routes, such as Cologne-Hamburg, these trains also extend to international destinations, including Amsterdam and Luxembourg. Some routes even feature double-deck trains.

Ticket types and facilities from Lyon to Milan

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

Second Class

With Deutsche Bahn's Eurocity trains, a second-class ticket guarantees you a more affordable journey. Throughout your trip, you can access basic facilities like electrical outlets, air conditioning, and a bar carriage.
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First Class

If you wish to elevate your travel experience in a quieter place with additional services such as adjustable seats, more legroom, catering service, and seat selection, you can opt for the first-class tickets on Deutsche Bahn's Eurocity trains.
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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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Second Class (The essentials)

For a practical and affordable journey, TGV INOUI has two fares for second class tickets: The Prems Second, an affordable option, and The Second, the classic second class. Both of them can be exchanged and refunded, subject to certain conditions. The Prem's fare tickets are perfect if you're looking for the lowest prices, starting at just 15€ and available for booking up to 4 months in advance.
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First Class (The comfort)

First-class tickets take your journey to the next level, offering enhanced comfort and exclusive benefits, including the option to choose seats in the Quiet Area. Additionally, this ticket offers flexibility for your booking and provides added benefits to Second Class features.
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Business Première (The flexibility)

Business Première offers premium advantages like no-cost exchanges or refunds and exclusive amenities including advanced Wi-Fi and access to Grand Voyageur lounges, all while ensuring flexibility in your booking.
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Standard

STANDARD ticket provides an affordable 2nd class journey experience with three levels of exchange and refund flexibility - full, partial, and no flexibility - on all France - Switzerland international routes.
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Standard 1ère

STANDARD 1ÈRE ticket provides a value-for-money first-class journey with flexibility and access to all trains, available on all international routes between France and Switzerland.
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Business 1ère

BUSINESS 1ÈRE caters to passengers seeking a luxurious travel experience, with flexibility, tailored amenities and services, and is available on specific routes during weekdays and select times on Sundays.
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Second Class

On SBB Intercity trains, in addition to basic amenities for Second Class ticket, there's a Family Zone specially designed to offer comfort for families with children. If you get hungry during the journey, you can enjoy tasty meals in the restaurant carriage.
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First Class

On Deutsche Bahn IC trains, if you have a Flexpreis First Class ticket in addition to the standard second class offerings, you can access Fast Track and DB lounges at some German stations for free and enjoy the complimentary refreshments. Plus, experience a quieter travel environment and savor the view.

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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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DB's EC trains feature recently updated coaches equipped with power sockets.
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Deutsche Bahn is progressively adding free WiFi to their EC trains.
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On DB Eurocity trains, you can bring any amount of luggage without restrictions. Store small bags either in the overhead racks or beneath your seats. For bigger luggage items, use the racks found in the compartments or close to the exterior doors.
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The Mobility Service assists with boarding, disembarking, and train transitions. Additionally, the staff is ready to address any inquiries or provide support to ensure a smooth journey.
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On EC trains, dine in the onboard restaurant or grab a quick bite from the bistro. First Class passengers receive complimentary meals at their seat. DB provides diverse, locally-sourced food options, including vegetarian and vegan choices.
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DB's EC trains now boast modernized carriages with air conditioning.
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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.
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On TGV INOUI trains, enjoy complimentary WiFi access throughout your journey. Whether you're working, replying to emails, or diving into the TGV INOUI entertainment hub, we've got you covered.
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With a Business Première ticket, step into an exclusive coach designed for comfort. It's your silent sanctuary, ideal for both work and relaxation.
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Every seat on TGV inOUI is power-packed! With an outlet at your disposal, you're always charged and ready.
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On TGV INOUI trains, you can bring as much luggage as your arms and legs can carry, but remember to properly label your own luggage. Handbags and small items are best stored either at feet-level or under the seat; heavier pieces should be placed in an available corner of the car or along its central aisle.
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For travelers with mobility concerns, TGV INOUI offers the 'Accès Plus' service. This provides dedicated assistance from the station directly to the train seat. It is advisable for passengers to contact 'Accès Plus' after securing their tickets and ensure arrangements are made at least 48 hours before the scheduled departure.
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Travelers on TGV INOUI can look forward to an assortment of food and beverages. The train service presents a curated selection that promises to cater to diverse palates.
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Stay cool and comfortable. All TGV inOUI trains are air-conditioned, ensuring a pleasant journey, irrespective of the weather outside.
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Booking required for non-foldable bikes (€10) on select TGV INOUI trains, foldable bikes under 130x90cm can travel as hand luggage on any TGV INOUI train, disassembled bikes can be taken without booking if stored in a bike bag under 130x90cm. Aquatic or snowboards, folded scooters, and musical instruments can be taken as hand luggage if they are in a carrying case under 130 x 90 cm.
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Connect to _WIFI_LYRIA for free WiFi and access the TGV Lyria Portal via your browser.
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A quiet car exclusive to TGV Lyria BUSINESS 1ERE, perfect for focused work or relaxation.
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Carriages are air-conditioned, with air filtered every three minutes and fully refreshed every nine minutes.
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All seats in both classes have 2-pin, 230v power sockets for laptops and mobiles.
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On TGV Lyria trains, you can bring hand luggage that's easy to carry and fits neatly in the designated spaces. This ensures everyone has room for their belongings and can enjoy a smooth ride
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First Class carriages 1 or 11 have 2 seats for passengers with reduced mobility. Book these seats in advance, or a standard seat if they're taken. Station assistance for wheelchair storage is available upon request.
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On TGV Lyria trains, choose between 'Le Deli' available in the café-bar or at your seat with a STANDARD ticket, and 'La Table' for a French-Swiss meal with a BUSINESS 1ÈRE ticket.
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On TGV Lyria trains, you're welcome to bring a variety of items with you. This includes folded bikes (no larger than 130 x 90 cm), kids' pushchairs, skis, foldable scooters (both electric and manual), surf and snowboards, encased musical instruments, and wheelchairs (manual or electric) for those with mobility challenges.
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Deutsche Bahn is rolling out free WiFi on their IC trains, with some already offering the service.
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All seats in both classes have power sockets on DB IC trains.
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On IC trains, you can bring any amount of luggage without restrictions. Store small bags either in the overhead racks or beneath your seats. For bigger luggage items, use the racks found in the compartments or close to the exterior doors.
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Deutsche Bahn's Mobility Service provides assistance for boarding, disembarking, and train transfers. Staff are on hand to address questions and ensure a smooth trip.
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On the DB IC trains, there's a restaurant for meals or a bistro for snacks. You can eat at the bistro or in your seat. First Class passengers get free food at their seat. The menu changes but always has local food, including vegetarian and vegan choices.
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For IC trains, a ticket and reservation are required for bicycles, with the reservation cost included. Bikes are typically stored in second class carriages, though your seat may be elsewhere.
Services on board EuroCity, DB - Intercity and DB - Regional Express from Lyon to Milan
Compare services on board when travelling from Lyon to Milan by train.
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Lyon to Milan CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
23.77kg
Bus
25.47kg
Flight
67.93kg
Car
54.34kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Lyon to Milan by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Lyon and Milan are 23.77kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Lyon and Milan? By taking the train between Lyon and Milan you will save 44.16kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 1.7kg compared to a bus and 30.57kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Lyon to Milan?
A train ticket from Lyon to Milan is $59.29. 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 $5.34.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Lyon to Milan?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Lyon to Milan is $5.34. 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 Lyon and Milan by train?
Lyon to Milan is 211.04 mi.
How long does the train between Lyon and Milan take?
Lyon to Milan is on average 9 hr 29 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 7 hr 2 min.
Which companies operate from Lyon to Milan?
The train journey from Lyon to Milan is covered by 7 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: Regionale Veloce, EuroCity, DB - Intercity, DB - Regional Express, TGV inOui, TER, TGV Lyria and TRN.
How many train connections per day go from Lyon to Milan?
Lyon to Milan has 129 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Lyon to Milan leave?
The earliest train from Lyon to Milan departs at 5:49 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 train from Lyon to Milan depart?
The latest train from Lyon to Milan departs at 8:38 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 Lyon to Milan in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is $5.34 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.
What's the fastest journey time between Lyon to Milan by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Lyon and Milan is 7 hr 2 min.
Is there a direct train from Lyon to Milan?
Yes, there is a direct train between Lyon and Milan.
What are the CO2 emissions for Lyon to Milan by train?
The train journey from Lyon to Milan creates 23.77kg of CO2 emissions.

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