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Overview: Bus from Fribourg to Lyon

distanceDistance131 miles (212 km)
durationAverage bus duration5 h
priceAverage bus ticket price$18 (€15)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersFlixbus

Buses from Fribourg to Lyon cover the 131 miles (212 km) long trip taking on average 5 h with our travel partners like Flixbus. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this journey for as low as $18 (€15), but the average price of bus tickets is $18 (€15). Travelers depart most frequently from Fribourg and arrive in Lyon, Gare Perrache.

Bus companies: FlixBus from Fribourg to Lyon

Travel between Fribourg and Lyon from $18 (€15) 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 is one of the most popular low-cost bus companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance bus at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

  • Average Price: $18

Please follow the recommendations outlined by FlixBus when booking your bus tickets from Fribourg to Lyon due to the coronavirus:

  • 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 Fribourg

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 Fribourg to Lyon.

What are the travel restrictions for Lyon, France if I'm coming from Fribourg, Switzerland by bus?

Travel between Fribourg, 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 Fribourg?

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 1/16/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your bus from Fribourg to Lyon as this information can change.

Do I need to quarantine when I return to Switzerland from Lyon, France?

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

Is my return bus into Fribourg 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 Fribourg, 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 1/13/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus to Fribourg from Lyon closer to your date of departure here here.

How much do cheap buses between Fribourg and Lyon cost?

If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Fribourg to Lyon buses for as little as $18 (€15)  in the next 7 days.

How much does it cost to take a bus between Fribourg and Lyon?

The bus price from Fribourg to Lyon is on average $18 (€15)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this route in the next 7 days.

How far is Fribourg to Lyon by bus?

When traveling this route you should expect the distance from Fribourg to Lyon by bus to be approximately 131 miles (212 km).

How long is the bus to Lyon from Fribourg?

The Fribourg to Lyon bus duration is on average 5 h, which is to be expected when traveling 131 miles (212 km) from Fribourg to Lyon. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

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

When taking a bus from Fribourg, you have a couple of bus stations you can depart from including Fribourg, Gare, Fribourg, Chemin St. Léonard and Fribourg. When you arrive in Lyon, your bus can arrive in bus stations including Lyon, Gare Perrache, Lyon, Dardilly and Lyon, Lyon Perrache.

Omio customers traveling this route book their buses from Fribourg   to Lyon, Gare Perrache.

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

Passengers board their bus most frequently from Fribourg and travel around 0.1 miles (89 m) from the city center to this bus station.

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

Which bus providers can take me to Lyon from Fribourg?

For the trip from Fribourg to Lyon you can take a bus with Flixbus. Be sure to check out all possible bus companies that offer services from Fribourg to Lyon on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

When is the earliest bus from Fribourg to Lyon? When is the last bus from Fribourg to Lyon?

You can take the earliest bus from Fribourg to Lyon at 6: 30 AM   or take the last bus from Fribourg to Lyon leaving at 3: 25 PM. Look for the latest Fribourg to Lyon bus schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the bus for this route.

How early should I buy Fribourg to Lyon bus tickets to get the best deals?

If you book a bus ticket from Fribourg to Lyon within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $18 (€15) one way. However, we recommend booking your bus in advance to get access to the best prices. Bus tickets from Fribourg to Lyon are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

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