The cheapest buses from Barcelona to Lyon

Showing times and prices for Sep 28

Cheapest

$48

Average

$61

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Barcelona to Lyon will cost around $ 61 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 48.

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08:00PMBarcelona8h30 04:30AMLyon
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$481One-way
09:00PMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord7h30 04:30AMLyon
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$731One-way

Timetable Barcelona to Lyon

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08:00PMBarcelona8h30 04:30AMLyon
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09:00PMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord7h30 04:30AMLyon
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Sep 27
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$48Alsa
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Tue
Sep 28
$143Renfe-SNCF
$43Flixbus
$86Vueling
Wed
Sep 29
$130Renfe-SNCF
$36BlaBlaCar Bus
$92Vueling
Thu
Sep 30
$117Renfe-SNCF
$36BlaBlaCar Bus
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Fri
Oct 1
$117Renfe-SNCF
$43BlaBlaCar Bus
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Sat
Oct 2
$117Renfe-SNCF
$30Alsa
$67Vueling
Sun
Oct 3
$117Renfe-SNCF
$42Alsa
$217Vueling
Mon
Oct 4
$136Renfe-SNCF
$31Flixbus
$195easyJet
Tue
Oct 5
$104Renfe-SNCF
$31Flixbus
$186Eurowings
Wed
Oct 6
$104Renfe-SNCF
$30Alsa
$55Vueling
Thu
Oct 7
$104Renfe-SNCF
$30Alsa
$42Vueling
Fri
Oct 8
$97Renfe-SNCF
$30Alsa
$195easyJet
Sat
Oct 9
$157Renfe-SNCF
$30Alsa
$98Vueling
Sun
Oct 10
$97Renfe-SNCF
$30Alsa
$109Vueling
Mon
Oct 11
$83Renfe-SNCF
$30Alsa
$98easyJet
Tue
Oct 12
$77Renfe-SNCF
$98Eurolines Switzerland
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Wed
Oct 13
$64Renfe-SNCF
$30Alsa
$52Vueling
Thu
Oct 14
$83Renfe-SNCF
$30Alsa
$57easyJet
Fri
Oct 15
$83Renfe-SNCF
$30Alsa
$29Vueling
Sat
Oct 16
$83Renfe-SNCF
$30Alsa
$37Vueling
Sun
Oct 17
$90Renfe-SNCF
$31BlaBlaCar Bus
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The fastest buses from Barcelona to Lyon

Showing times and prices for Sep 28

Fastest Journey

7 h 30 m

Average

8 h

Buses per day

2

Distance

531 km

Of the 2 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.

These direct buses cover the 531 km distance in an average of 8 h but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 7 h 30 m .

The slowest buses will take 8 h 30 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
09:00PMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord7h30 04:30AMLyon
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$731One-way
08:00PMBarcelona8h30 04:30AMLyon
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$481One-way

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Bus Information between Barcelona and Lyon

distanceDistance329 miles (530 km)
durationAverage bus duration7 h 30 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$40 (€32)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersFlixbus, BlaBlaCar, Eurolines France, Ouibus, Eurolines Switzerland, Linebus or BlaBlaCar Bus

Buses from Barcelona to Lyon cover the 329 miles (530 km) long route taking on average 7 h 30 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, BlaBlaCar, Eurolines France, Ouibus, Eurolines Switzerland, Linebus or BlaBlaCar Bus. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this route for as low as $30 (€24), but the average price of bus tickets is $40 (€32). Travelers depart most frequently from Barcelona Sants and arrive in Lyon, Gare Perrache.

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Travel with FlixBus between Barcelona and Lyon

Travel from Barcelona to Lyon from $30 (€24) with Omio’s bus partners FlixBus! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable trip for you.

FlixBus

Flixbus is one of Europe's biggest bus companies which was created in Germany and offers bus services around Europe and US. Flixbus offers only one ticket type called Standard for your upcoming bus trip from Barcelona to Lyon.

Omio helps you compare and book the perfect bus with FlixBus from Barcelona to Lyon for a smooth and relaxing journey. Check the latest FlixBus bus schedules for the ideal departure and arrival times, take a look at the travel information for the Barcelona to Lyon bus with FlixBus (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), compare the best connections for your Barcelona - Lyon journey and then book a cheap bus ticket with ease. The distance between Barcelona and Lyon by bus is 329 miles (530 km). You can book tickets for this FlixBus bus for as low as $43 (€35) one-way if you book in advance. When you search for FlixBus tickets from Barcelona to Lyon in the Omio app, you can also check whether they are mobile tickets quickly and easily. If they are mobile tickets, then you can go paperless when taking a bus. Book that perfect FlixBus Barcelona - Lyon bus ticket online and enjoy your trip!

These are FlixBus' ticket policies for COVID-19 for the bus between Barcelona and Lyon:

  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • All bookings can be canceled up to 15 minutes before departure (a fee may apply).
  • Cancellations made 30 days before departure are free of charge.
  • Canceled tickets are refunded as a voucher, which is valid for 12 months, and is the value of the original booking (minus a cancellation fee, if applicable).
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

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Buses from Barcelona to Lyon
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FAQs
What are the travel restrictions for Lyon, France if I'm coming from Barcelona, Spain by bus?

Travel between Barcelona, Spain and Lyon, France by bus is: Partially open.

Can I enter France from Spain?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in France from Barcelona?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required

What are the safety rules to follow in Lyon, France?

All travelers in France must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 9/26/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your bus from Barcelona to Lyon as this information can change.

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Barcelona, Spain from Lyon, France?

The restriction level for your return bus to Barcelona, Spain from Lyon is: Partially open.

Is my return bus into Barcelona from Lyon restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Spain from Lyon?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Barcelona, Spain?

The government of Spain has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 9/26/21. 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.

How much do cheap bus tickets to Lyon from Barcelona cost?
Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest bus from Barcelona to Lyon for the next 7 days starting from $30 (€24)  one way.
What is the price of a bus ticket from Barcelona to Lyon?
The Barcelona to Lyon bus ticket price is on average $40 (€32)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this route in the next week.
How far is it from Barcelona to Lyon by bus?
The distance from Barcelona to Lyon by bus is approximately 329 miles (530 km).
How long is the bus to Lyon from Barcelona?
The bus time to Lyon from Barcelona is on average 7 h 30 min  for the 329 miles (530 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Lyon from Barcelona by bus can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What is the departure bus station in Barcelona and arrival bus station in Lyon?

There are a few bus stations in Barcelona to start your route from including Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord, Barcelona, Aeropuerto Josep Tarradellas-El Prat (T1) and Barcelona, Estación de Autobuses de Barcelona/Sants. In Lyon you have a few bus station options to choose from for your arrival including Lyon, Gare Perrache, Lyon, Dardilly and Lyon, Lyon Perrache.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Barcelona Sants   and arrive in Lyon, Gare Perrache.

Where is the departure bus station in Barcelona located? Where is the arrival bus station in Lyon located?

Passengers board the bus most frequently from Barcelona Sants, which is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center, and they get off the bus at Lyon, Gare Perrache, located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center.

Which bus providers can get me from Barcelona to Lyon?
For the journey from Barcelona to Lyon you can take a bus with Flixbus, BlaBlaCar, Eurolines France, Ouibus, Eurolines Switzerland, Linebus or BlaBlaCar Bus. Be sure to check out all possible bus companies that offer services from Barcelona to Lyon on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Is there a direct bus from Barcelona to Lyon?
Yes, you can look for direct buses from Barcelona to Lyon with Flixbus, BlaBlaCar, Eurolines Switzerland or BlaBlaCar Bus  without needing to transfer at another stop in between. Taking a direct bus tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this journey.
What are the first and last departure bus times from Barcelona to Lyon?
You can take the first bus from Barcelona to Lyon at 6: 50 AM. The last bus from Barcelona to Lyon that you can take departs at 9: 45 PM. Omio shows you the latest bus from Barcelona to Lyon schedule to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
When should I purchase the Barcelona to Lyon bus for the best deals on tickets?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for buses in advance to score the best deals from all possible bus companies offering this route and save money. If you purchase bus tickets between Barcelona and Lyon within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $40 (€32) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your bus ticket from Barcelona to Lyon a few months in advance.