The best way to find a cheap bus ticket from Barcelona to Lyon is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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7 h 30 m
8 h 23 m
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Of the 3 buses that leave Barcelona for Lyon every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||329 miles (530 km)|
|Average bus duration||7 h 45 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$53 (€48)|
|Bus frequency||10 a day|
|Direct bus||Yes, there are 10 direct buses a day|
|Bus companies||BlaBlaCar Bus, Linebus, Eurolines Switzerland, BlaBlaCar, Ouibus, Ovanesovi Group, Infobus, Movelia, Flixbus, Eurolines France or Alsa|
Buses from Barcelona to Lyon cover the 329 miles (530 km) long trip taking on average 7 h 45 min with our travel partners like BlaBlaCar Bus, Linebus, Eurolines Switzerland, BlaBlaCar, Ouibus, Ovanesovi Group, Infobus, Movelia, Flixbus, Eurolines France or Alsa. Normally, there are 10 buses operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $53 (€48), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $29 (€26). Travelers depart most frequently from Barcelona Sants and arrive in Lyon, Gare Perrache.
For as little as $29 (€26) you can travel by bus between Barcelona and Lyon with Alsa, BlaBlaCar Bus and FlixBus. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.
Alsa is the main bus company in Spain, a subsidiary of the UK bus company National Express. Alsa offers a wide variety of national and international routes and transports more than 300 million passengers every year. Apart from the Standard fare, Alsa provides ticket types like Minimum, Reduced and Flexible fares on select routes for those looking to save money on bus journeys. While most travelers don’t mind traveling on normal buses with basic services like bathrooms, free WiFi, footrests and onboard entertainment, some others may want to check out Alsa’s deluxe buses like the Alsa Supra, Alsa Eurobus and Alsa Premium, which provide more luxurious amenities on specific routes.
FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost bus companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance bus at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.
FlixBus from Barcelona to Lyon bus information:
BlaBlaCar Bus (formerly known as Ouibus or iDBUS) is a popular French bus company from France operating long-distance services in 10 countries in Europe and connecting over 300 destinations. It is a subsidiary of the French carpooling service, BlaBlaCar. Standard amenities on BlaBlaCar Bus include toilets, air conditioning, USB and power outlets for charging phones, tablets and laptops during long bus journeys, extra legroom and adjustable seats. There is also free Wi-Fi available on select routes. The only ticket type from BlaBlaCar Bus is the Standard ticket, which allows each traveler to bring one carry-on bag and up to two checked bags.
BlaBlaCar Bus from Barcelona to Lyon bus information:
Travel between Barcelona, Spain and Lyon, France by bus is: Unrestricted.
International entry status: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Spain
Conditions of entry:
When traveling in France, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
The information above was last checked on 11/6/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus between Barcelona and Lyon before traveling.
The restriction level for your return bus to Barcelona, Spain from Lyon is: Unrestricted.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of France
Conditions of reentry:
The government of Spain has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 11/17/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus to Barcelona from Lyon closer to your date of departure here here.
When taking a bus from Barcelona, you have a couple of bus stations you can depart from including Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord, Barcelona, Aeropuerto Josep Tarradellas-El Prat (T1) and Barcelona, Estación de Autobuses de Barcelona/Sants. When you arrive in Lyon, your bus can arrive in bus stations including Lyon, Gare Perrache, Lyon, Gare Part-Dieu and Lyon, Dardilly.
Omio customers traveling this route book their buses from Barcelona Sants to Lyon, Gare Perrache.
The most popular departure bus station with passengers for this journey, called Barcelona Sants, is located 1.6 miles (2.6 km) from the city center of Barcelona.
The most popular arrival bus station, Lyon, Gare Perrache, is located 1.9 miles (3.1 km) away from the city center of Lyon.
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