Essen to Lyon bus

Cheap bus tickets from Essen to Lyon

Showing times and prices for Aug 13

Cheapest

38

Average

54

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.

BlaBlaCar Bus
07:00PMEssen17h35 12:35PMLyon
0 transfers
381One-way
Flixbus
02:35AMEssen17h35 08:10PMLyon
0 transfers
471One-way
Flixbus
07:35PMEssen16h55 12:30PMLyon
0 transfers
471One-way
Flixbus
04:50AMEssen18h20 11:10PMLyon
0 transfers
651One-way
Flixbus
11:25AMEssen18h40 06:05AMLyon
0 transfers
751One-way

Bus schedule from Essen to Lyon

Showing buses for tomorrow, Saturday, August 13
Flixbus
02:35AMEssen17h35 08:10PMLyon
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Flixbus
04:50AMEssen18h20 11:10PMLyon
0 transfers
Flixbus
11:25AMEssen18h40 06:05AMLyon
0 transfers
BlaBlaCar Bus
07:00PMEssen17h35 12:35PMLyon
0 transfers
Flixbus
07:35PMEssen16h55 12:30PMLyon
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Bus times from Essen to Lyon

Showing times and prices for Aug 13

Fastest Journey

16 h 55 m

Average

17 h 49 m

Buses per day

5

Distance

654 km

Of the 5 buses that leave Essen for Lyon every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Flixbus
07:35PMEssen16h55 12:30PMLyon
0 transfers
471One-way
Flixbus
02:35AMEssen17h35 08:10PMLyon
0 transfers
471One-way
BlaBlaCar Bus
07:00PMEssen17h35 12:35PMLyon
0 transfers
381One-way
Flixbus
04:50AMEssen18h20 11:10PMLyon
0 transfers
651One-way
Flixbus
11:25AMEssen18h40 06:05AMLyon
0 transfers
751One-way

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Overview: Bus from Essen to Lyon

distanceDistance405 miles (654 km)
durationAverage bus duration16 h 30 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$73 (€67)
changesDirect busNo
carriersBus providersFlixbus or BlaBlaCar Bus

Buses from Essen to Lyon cover the 405 miles (654 km) long route taking on average 16 h 30 min with our travel partners like Flixbus or BlaBlaCar Bus. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this journey for as low as $59 (€54), but the average price of bus tickets is $73 (€67). Travelers depart most frequently from Essen Hbf and arrive in Lyon, Gare Perrache.

Bus providers: FlixBus and BlaBlaCar Bus from Essen to Lyon

For as little as $59 (€54) you can travel by bus to Lyon from Essen with FlixBus and BlaBlaCar Bus. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this journey.

FlixBus
BlaBlaCar Bus

FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost bus companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance bus services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

  • Average Price: $59

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.

    Travel Tips: Bus to Lyon from Essen

    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 Essen to Lyon.
    FAQs

    Travel between Essen, Germany and Lyon, France by bus is: Fully open.

    What is the status of international entry into France from Germany?

    International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

    Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in France from Essen?

    Conditions of entry:

    • There are no current restrictions

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

    When traveling in France, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

    The information above was last checked on 8/8/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your bus from Essen to Lyon before traveling.

    Return travel from France to Germany is: Fully open.

    Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Essen from Lyon?

    Entry into Germany is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of France

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

    Requirements for reentering:

    • There are no current restrictions

    What are the safety rules to follow in Essen, Germany?

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

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

    Last checked on 8/8/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your bus to Essen from Lyon.

    If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Essen to Lyon buses for as little as $59 (€54)  in the next 7 days.
    In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $73 (€67)  for a bus ticket to Lyon from Essen.
    When traveling this route you should expect the distance to Lyon from Essen by bus to be approximately 405 miles (654 km).
    The bus time from Essen to Lyon is on average 16 h 30 min  for the 405 miles (654 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Lyon from Essen by bus can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

    When departing from Essen, you have various bus station options to start your journey from including Essen, Freiheit / Am Hauptbahnhof (Ruhrbahn KundenCenter), Essen, Hauptbahnhof Südseite and Essen, Freiheit (Hauptbahnhof). When arriving in Lyon, you can end your journey in bus stations like Lyon, Gare Perrache, Lyon, Gare Part-Dieu and Lyon, Dardilly.

    Omio customers book a bus from Essen Hbf   to Lyon, Gare Perrache   most frequently for this route.

    Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their buses from Essen Hbf and need to travel around 1 mile (1.6 km) 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 1.9 miles (3 km) from this bus station to the city center.

    If you're looking for buses from Essen to Lyon, you can rely on Flixbus or BlaBlaCar Bus to get you to Lyon. It's also good to check out all possible bus providers for the Essen to Lyon journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    The earliest bus departing from Essen to Lyon leaves at 4: 50 AM. The last bus departing from Essen to Lyon leaves at 7: 35 PM. You can find the latest Essen to Lyon bus schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
    If you purchase a bus ticket from Essen to Lyon within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $73 (€67) one way. However, we recommend booking your bus in advance to get access to the best prices. Bus tickets from Essen to Lyon are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

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