Cheap bus tickets from Bologna to Lyon

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Cheapest

$43

Average

$71

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 Bologna to Lyon will cost around $ 71 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 43.

Cheapest
06:30PMBologna, Autostazione9h30 04:00AMLyon, Gare Perrache
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$431One-way
2nd Cheapest
02:00PMBologna, Autostazione10h35 12:35AMLyon, Gare Perrache
1 changes
$601One-way
10:15PMBologna, Autostazione10h30 08:45AMLyon, Gare Perrache
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$601One-way
08:45AMBologna, Autostazione12h35 09:20PMLyon, Gare Perrache
1 changes
$731One-way
05:00AMBologna, Autostazione11h15 04:15PMLyon, Gare Perrache
1 changes
$1201One-way

Bus schedule Bologna to Lyon

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05:00AMBologna, Autostazione11h15 04:15PMLyon, Gare Perrache
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08:45AMBologna, Autostazione12h35 09:20PMLyon, Gare Perrache
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02:00PMBologna, Autostazione10h35 12:35AMLyon, Gare Perrache
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06:30PMBologna, Autostazione9h30 04:00AMLyon, Gare Perrache
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10:15PMBologna, Autostazione10h30 08:45AMLyon, Gare Perrache
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Dec 1
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Dec 2
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Dec 3
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Dec 4
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Dec 5
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Dec 6
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$92HOP!
Tue
Dec 7
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Wed
Dec 8
$60Flixbus
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Dec 9
$48Flixbus
$190Air France
Fri
Dec 10
$48Flixbus
$92HOP!
Sat
Dec 11
$40Flixbus
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Sun
Dec 12
$39Flixbus
$124Air France
Tue
Dec 14
$43Flixbus
$124Air France
Wed
Dec 15
$41Flixbus
$92HOP!
Thu
Dec 16
$40Flixbus
$218Air France
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Dec 17
$42Flixbus
$146HOP!
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Dec 18
$47Flixbus
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Sun
Dec 19
$48BlaBlaCar Bus
$125Air France
Mon
Dec 20
$53Flixbus
$179Air France

Bus times from Bologna to Lyon

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Fastest Journey

9 h 30 m

Average

10 h 53 m

Buses per day

5

Distance

528 km

Of the 5 buses that leave Bologna 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 528 km distance in an average of 10 h 53 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 9 h 30 m .

The slowest buses will take 12 h 35 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
06:30PMBologna, Autostazione9h30 04:00AMLyon, Gare Perrache
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$431One-way
2nd Fastest
10:15PMBologna, Autostazione10h30 08:45AMLyon, Gare Perrache
0 changes
$601One-way
02:00PMBologna, Autostazione10h35 12:35AMLyon, Gare Perrache
1 changes
$601One-way
05:00AMBologna, Autostazione11h15 04:15PMLyon, Gare Perrache
1 changes
$1201One-way
08:45AMBologna, Autostazione12h35 09:20PMLyon, Gare Perrache
1 changes
$731One-way

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Bus Information between Bologna and Lyon

distanceDistance327 miles (527 km)
durationAverage bus duration9 h 30 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$48 (€40)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesFlixbus, Baltour, Eurolines France or BlaBlaCar

Buses from Bologna to Lyon cover the 327 miles (527 km) long route taking on average 9 h 30 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, Baltour, Eurolines France or BlaBlaCar. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this trip for as low as $43 (€36), but the average price of bus tickets is $48 (€40). Travelers depart most frequently from Bologna Centrale and arrive in Lyon, Gare Perrache.

Bus companies

FlixBus Bologna – Lyon

You can travel by bus from Bologna to Lyon with FlixBus for as low as $43 (€36). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.

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Omio helps you compare and book the perfect bus with FlixBus between Bologna and 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 Bologna to Lyon bus with FlixBus (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), compare the best connections for your Bologna - Lyon journey and then book a cheap bus ticket with ease. The distance between Bologna and Lyon by bus is 327 miles (527 km). You can book tickets for this FlixBus bus for as low as $43 (€36) one-way if you book in advance. When you search for FlixBus tickets between Bologna and 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 Bologna - Lyon bus ticket online and enjoy your trip!

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FAQs
Is cross-border travel by bus between Bologna, Italy and Lyon, France allowed?

Travel between Bologna, Italy and Lyon, France by bus is: Partially open.

Can I enter France from Italy?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 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 placed under state 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 11/28/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your bus between Bologna and Lyon as this information can change.

What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by bus to Bologna, Italy from Lyon, France?

The current restriction level for your return trip by bus from Lyon to Bologna is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Italy from France?

Reentry to Italy is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France

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

What are the requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Bologna, Italy?

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

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

Last checked on 11/30/21. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your bus to Bologna from Lyon here.

How much do cheap buses between Bologna and Lyon cost?
Bus tickets between Bologna and Lyon for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $43 (€36)  one way in the next 7 days.
How much does it cost to take a bus to Lyon from Bologna?
If you’re looking to purchase your bus tickets in the next week, you can expect the Bologna to Lyon bus price to come in at an average of $48 (€40)  one way.
How many miles is it from Bologna to Lyon by bus?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance between Bologna and Lyon by bus to be approximately 327 miles (527 km).
How long is the bus between Bologna and Lyon?
While the time it takes to travel 327 miles (527 km) to Lyon from Bologna can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Bologna to Lyon bus journey time is on average 9 h 30 min.
What is the departure bus station in Bologna and arrival bus station in Lyon?

There are a few bus stations in Bologna to start your route from including Bologna, Autostazione, Bologna, Piaza XX Settembre and Bologna, Imola highway exit. 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 Bologna Centrale   and arrive in Lyon, Gare Perrache.

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

You can find the most popular departure bus station for this route, Bologna Centrale, located approximately 0.9 miles (1.4 km) from the city center of Bologna. 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.

Which bus providers can get me from Bologna to Lyon?
When taking a bus from Bologna to Lyon, you can count on Flixbus, Baltour, Eurolines France or BlaBlaCar for the best way to get you to Lyon. You can also check all possible bus companies who offer a service to Lyon from Bologna and compare the amenities they offer before buying a bus ticket.
Are there any nonstop bus services from Bologna to Lyon?
Yes, you can look for direct buses from Bologna to Lyon with Flixbus  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 Bologna to Lyon?
The first Bologna to Lyon bus departs at 5: 30 AM   and the last bus from Bologna to Lyon leaves at 9: 15 PM. Check out the most up-to-date bus schedule from Bologna to Lyon on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How far in advance should I purchase bus tickets from Bologna to Lyon for the best deals?
If you purchase the Bologna to Lyon bus within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $48 (€40). However, booking your bus ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for buses from Bologna to Lyon. Look out for bus tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.