Cheap bus tickets from Bern to Lyon

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Cheapest

$27

Average

$33

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 Bern to Lyon will cost around $ 33 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 27.

05:00PMBern3h00 08:00PMLyon
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$271One-way
07:20PMBern3h40 11:00PMLyon
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$391One-way

Bus schedule from Bern to Lyon

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05:00PMBern3h00 08:00PMLyon
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07:20PMBern3h40 11:00PMLyon
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Thu
Jan 27
$19Flixbus
Fri
Jan 28
$18STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Sat
Jan 29
$19Flixbus
Sun
Jan 30
$19Flixbus
Mon
Jan 31
$19Flixbus

Bus times from Bern to Lyon

Showing times and prices for Jan 27

Fastest Journey

3 h

Average

3 h 20 m

Buses per day

2

Distance

240 km

Of the 2 buses that leave Bern 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 240 km distance in an average of 3 h 20 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 3 h .

The slowest buses will take 3 h 40 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.

05:00PMBern3h00 08:00PMLyon
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$271One-way
07:20PMBern3h40 11:00PMLyon
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$391One-way

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Overview: Bus from Bern to Lyon

distanceDistance149 miles (240 km)
durationAverage bus duration4 h 30 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$19 (€16)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersFlixbus, BlaBlaCar, RegioJet or Eurolines Switzerland

Buses from Bern to Lyon cover the 149 miles (240 km) long route taking on average 4 h 30 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, BlaBlaCar, RegioJet or Eurolines Switzerland. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this route for as low as $18 (€15), but the average price of bus tickets is $19 (€16). Travelers depart most frequently from Bern, Bahnhof Postautostation and arrive in Lyon, Gare Perrache.

Bus companies: FlixBus and Student Agency between Bern and Lyon

Travel between Bern and Lyon from $18 (€15) with Omio’s bus partners FlixBus and Student Agency! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient trip for you.

FlixBus
Student Agency

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 between Bern and Lyon.

Omio helps you compare and book the perfect bus with FlixBus from Bern 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 Bern to Lyon bus with FlixBus (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), compare the best connections for your Bern - Lyon journey and then book a cheap bus ticket with ease. The distance between Bern and Lyon by bus is 149 miles (240 km). You can book tickets for this FlixBus bus for as low as $19 (€16) one-way if you book in advance. When you search for FlixBus tickets from Bern 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 Bern - Lyon bus ticket online and enjoy your trip!

FlixBus' current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your bus between Bern and Lyon are the following:

  • 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

Travel Tips: Bus to Lyon from Bern

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FAQs

Is travel by bus currently allowed from Bern, Switzerland to Lyon, France?

Travel between Bern, Switzerland and Lyon, France by bus is: Partially open.

Can I enter France from Switzerland?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be tested. A positive test will result in mandatory quarantine

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 1/25/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your bus to Lyon from Bern as this information can change.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to Switzerland from Lyon, France?

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

Is my return bus into Bern 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 Switzerland from Lyon?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • COVID-19 test required after arrival, between day 4 and day 7
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Bern, Switzerland?

The government of Switzerland 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 1/20/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus to Bern from Lyon closer to your date of departure here here.

How much do cheap buses between Bern and Lyon cost?

Bus tickets between Bern and Lyon for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $18 (€15)  one way in the next 7 days.

What is the price of a bus ticket between Bern and Lyon?

The bus price to Lyon from Bern is on average $19 (€16)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this trip in the next 7 days.

What is the distance from Bern to Lyon by bus?

The bus distance from Bern to Lyon is around 149 miles (240 km).

How long is the bus ride from Bern to Lyon?

On average the Bern to Lyon bus travel time is 4 h 30 min  for the 149 miles (240 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

What station does the bus from Bern to Lyon depart from? Which Lyon bus station do I come into from Bern?

When taking the bus between Bern and Lyon, you can choose to depart from bus stations like Bern, Schutzenmatte Hbf, Bern and Bern, Car-Terminal Neufeld. Your route can end in bus stations such as Lyon, Gare Perrache, Lyon, Dardilly and Lyon, Lyon Perrache.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Bern, Bahnhof Postautostation   and arrive in Lyon, Gare Perrache.

Where is the bus station in Bern to go to Lyon? Where is the bus station in Lyon located?

You can find the most popular departure bus station for this trip, Bern, Bahnhof Postautostation, located approximately 0.4 miles (671 m) from the city center of Bern. The most popular arrival bus station in Lyon, called Lyon, Gare Perrache, is located around 1 mile (1.6 km) away from its city center.

What bus companies go from Bern to Lyon?

Take the Bern to Lyon bus with Flixbus, BlaBlaCar, RegioJet or Eurolines Switzerland. However, it's always good to check out all possible bus companies for the journey between Bern and Lyon as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

When can I take the first bus from Bern to Lyon? When can I take the last bus for the day?

The earliest bus departing from Bern to Lyon leaves at 5: 50 AM. The last bus departing from Bern to Lyon leaves at 2: 55 PM. You can find the latest Bern to Lyon bus schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.

How far in advance should I buy a bus ticket from Bern to Lyon to get the best deals?

If you book a bus ticket from Bern to Lyon within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $19 (€16) one way. However, we recommend booking your bus in advance to get access to the best prices. Bus tickets to Lyon from Bern are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.