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Overview: Bus from Bilbao to Lyon

distanceDistance419 miles (675 km)
durationAverage bus duration16 h 50 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$44 (€36)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersEurolines Switzerland, Flixbus or Alsa

Buses from Bilbao to Lyon cover the 419 miles (675 km) long trip taking on average 16 h 50 min with our travel partners like Eurolines Switzerland, Flixbus or Alsa. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $44 (€36), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $35 (€29). Travelers depart most frequently from Bilbao-Abando and arrive in Lyon, Gare Perrache.

Bus companies: Alsa and FlixBus from Bilbao to Lyon

Find the best buses to Lyon from Bilbao with Omio's travel partners Alsa and FlixBus from $35 (€29). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.

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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.

    When you buy your Alsa bus tickets from Bilbao to Lyon don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended
    • Normal conditions apply

    Travel Tips: Bus to Lyon from Bilbao

    Take the bus to Lyon easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Bilbao to Lyon.
    FAQs

    What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my bus between Bilbao and Lyon?

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

    Is international entry into Lyon from Bilbao restricted?

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

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

    Entry Requirements:

    • 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?

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

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

    The above information was last checked on 1/21/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus from Bilbao to Lyon closer to your date of departure here

    What restrictions are there on reentering Spain from Lyon, France?

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

    Is my return bus into Bilbao 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
    • 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
    • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands

    What are the safety rules to follow in Bilbao, 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 1/21/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus to Bilbao from Lyon closer to your date of departure here here.

    How much do cheap bus tickets from Bilbao to Lyon cost?

    Omio customers have found the cheapest buses from Bilbao to Lyon to cost as little as $35 (€29)  in the next 7 days.

    How much does it cost to take a bus to Lyon from Bilbao?

    The bus price to Lyon from Bilbao is on average $44 (€36)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this trip in the next 7 days.

    How far is it from Bilbao to Lyon by bus?

    The distance to Lyon from Bilbao by bus is approximately 419 miles (675 km).

    How many hours is the bus time from Bilbao to Lyon?

    On average the Bilbao to Lyon bus time is 16 h 50 min  covering the 419 miles (675 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

    What is the departure bus station in Bilbao and arrival bus station in Lyon?

    There are a few bus stations in Bilbao to start your journey from including Bilbao, Zorroza, Bilbao, Estación de Autobuses and Bilbao, Estación de Autobuses. 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 Bilbao-Abando   and arrive in Lyon, Gare Perrache.

    Where is the bus station in Bilbao? Where is the bus station in Lyon?

    Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their buses from Bilbao-Abando and need to travel around 0.2 miles (339 m) from the city center to get to this bus station.

    Passengers arriving in Lyon most often arrive at Lyon, Gare Perrache and need to travel around 1 mile (1.6 km) from this bus station to the city center.

    What bus companies go from Bilbao to Lyon?

    For the best Bilbao to Lyon bus to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Eurolines Switzerland, Flixbus or Alsa. However, it's always good to check all possible bus companies with services to Lyon from Bilbao to compare what amenities they may offer.

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

    The first Bilbao to Lyon bus departs at 9: 30 AM   and the last bus from Bilbao to Lyon leaves at 7: 30 PM. Check out the most up-to-date bus schedule from Bilbao to Lyon on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

    How early should I purchase bus tickets to Lyon from Bilbao to score the best deals?

    You can find buses to Lyon from Bilbao to cost on average $44 (€36) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying bus tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your trip. You’ll see tickets for the Bilbao to Lyon bus generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.