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Paris Gare de Lyon to Milan by train

It takes an average of 9h 35m to travel from Paris Gare de Lyon to Milan by train, over a distance of around 396 miles (637 km). There are normally 15 trains per day travelling from Paris Gare de Lyon to Milan and tickets for this journey start from $35.84 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 7h 18m
PriceFrom $35.84
Distance396 miles (637 km)
Frequency15 trains per day
First train06:44
Last train20:19
Departure stationParis Gare de Lyon
Arrival stationMilan
Changes1 change
Train and bus operatorsBlaBlaCar Bus, SNCF, Flixbus, BlaBlaBus

Paris Gare de Lyon to Milan train times

Check out the next trains departing from Paris Gare de Lyon to Milan for Friday Sep 17th 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesTrainDuration
06:44 Paris Gare de Lyon13:50 Milano Porta GaribaldiTGV INOUI 9241 SNCF Get tickets7h 6m, direct
07:19 Paris Gare de Lyon15:13 Milano Greco PirelliTGV Duplex Lyria 9203 SNCF Get tickets7h 54m, 2 changes
07:19 Paris Gare de Lyon15:50 Milano CentraleTGV Duplex Lyria 9203 SNCF Get tickets8h 31m, 1 change
08:16 Paris Gare de Lyon16:40 Milano CentraleTGV Duplex Lyria 9763 SNCF Get tickets8h 24m, 2 changes
08:49 Gare de Lyon-Banlieue18:17 Milano CentraleRER 26622 SNCF Get tickets9h 28m, 5 changes
10:08 Gare de Lyon-Banlieue18:50 Milano CentraleRER 27232 SNCF Get tickets8h 42m, 4 changes
12:22 Paris Gare de Lyon20:17 Milano CentraleTGV Duplex Lyria 9213 SNCF Get tickets7h 55m, 2 changes
13:13 Gare de Lyon-Banlieue21:40 Milano CentraleRER 26638 SNCF Get tickets8h 27m, 3 changes
14:40 Paris Gare de Lyon21:50 Milano Porta GaribaldiTGV INOUI 9249 SNCF Get tickets7h 10m, direct
18:23 Paris Gare de Lyon06:13 Milano Greco PirelliTGV Duplex Lyria 9223 SNCF Get tickets11h 50m, 3 changes

TGV and SNCF trains from Paris Gare de Lyon to Milan

You can travel from Paris Gare de Lyon to Milan on TGV and SNCF trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

PhotoErmell, under licence CC BY-SA 3.0

TGV is the high-speed train service of the SNCF company. It connects the major cities of France at speeds of up to 200 mph (320 km/h). All TGV trains are equipped with a food carriage, a free WiFi connection, power sockets and fold-down tables. Two comfort classes are offered – First Class and Second Class, with flexible fare options available and access to the Grand Voyageur lounge in some stations.

PhotoCtruongngoc, under licence CC BY-SA 3.0

SNCF is the national train operator of France. It operates all domestic trains and routes across France, as well as international services to Spain and Germany. There are three different types of domestic trains that operate under the SNCF banner – TGV (high-speed, full-service trains that connect the major cities in France), Intercités (usually a more frequent stopping service, but with all the amenities), and TER (regional train services with basic onboard facilities).

Cheap train tickets from Paris Gare de Lyon to Milan

The price of train tickets from Paris Gare de Lyon to Milan starts at $35.84 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Paris Gare de Lyon to Milan by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Paris Gare de Lyon to Milan

Want to know more about your journey from Paris Gare de Lyon to Milan? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Milan take?

The average journey time by train between Paris Gare de Lyon and Milan is 9 hours and 35 minutes, with around 15 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Paris Gare de Lyon and Milan by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Milan is 7 hours and 18 minutes.

How much does the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Milan cost?

Train tickets from Paris Gare de Lyon to Milan can start from as little as $35.84 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Milan?

No, there are no direct train services from Paris Gare de Lyon to Milan. Travelling from Paris Gare de Lyon to Milan by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

What time does the first train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Milan leave?

The first train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Milan leaves at 06:44. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Milan leave?

The last train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Milan leaves at 20:19. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Paris Gare de Lyon and Milan by train?

Trains travelling from Paris Gare de Lyon to Milan cover a distance of around 396 miles (637 km) during the journey.

The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Paris Gare de Lyon to Milan for a typical week day using timetable data for 09/17/2021. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 11/09/2021 for travel on 11/09/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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