Cheap bus tickets from Geneva to Lyon

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Cheapest

$8

Average

$9

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 Geneva to Lyon will cost around $ 9 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 8.

06:30AMGeneva1h10 07:40AMLyon
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$81One-way
04:50PMGeneva1h30 06:20PMLyon
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$81One-way
06:30PMGeneva1h30 08:00PMLyon
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$81One-way
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12:25PMGeneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere2h50 03:15PMLyon, Gare Perrache
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$91One-way
06:50AMGeneva2h20 09:10AMLyon
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$111One-way

Bus schedule from Geneva to Lyon

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06:30AMGeneva1h10 07:40AMLyon
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06:50AMGeneva2h20 09:10AMLyon
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10:40AMGeneva1h10 11:50AMLyon
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12:25PMGeneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere2h50 03:15PMLyon, Gare Perrache
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04:50PMGeneva1h30 06:20PMLyon
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06:30PMGeneva1h30 08:00PMLyon
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Bus times from Geneva to Lyon

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Fastest Journey

1 h 10 m

Average

1 h 45 m

Buses per day

6

Distance

112 km

Of the 6 buses that leave Geneva for Lyon every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 112 km distance in an average of 1 h 45 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 1 h 10 m .

The slowest buses will take 2 h 50 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.

06:30AMGeneva1h10 07:40AMLyon
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$81One-way
10:40AMGeneva1h10 11:50AMLyon
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$111One-way
04:50PMGeneva1h30 06:20PMLyon
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$81One-way
06:30PMGeneva1h30 08:00PMLyon
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$81One-way
06:50AMGeneva2h20 09:10AMLyon
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$111One-way

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Overview: Bus from Geneva to Lyon

distanceDistance69 miles (112 km)
durationAverage bus duration2 h 15 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$8 (€6)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersFlixbus, Ouibus, Eurolines Switzerland, BlaBlaCar, RegioJet or Eurolines France

Buses from Geneva to Lyon cover the 69 miles (112 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 15 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, Ouibus, Eurolines Switzerland, BlaBlaCar, RegioJet or Eurolines France. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this route for as low as $5 (€4), but the average price of bus tickets is $8 (€6). Travelers depart most frequently from Genève and arrive in Lyon, Gare Perrache.

Bus companies: Student Agency and FlixBus from Geneva to Lyon

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    Buses from Geneva to Lyon

    Buses in Europe are a convenient and affordable way to travel, with companies offering a variety of domestic and international routes. Buses from Geneva to Lyon are operated by Flixbus, Ouibus, and Eurolines. There are regular departures throughout the day, from early morning until late in the evening on every day of the week. The journey time between the two cities is between 2:15 h and 2½ hours, depending on the bus that is chosen. All buses depart from Geneva's Place Dorcière bus station. Ouibus journeys arrive at Lyon's Gare Perrache, while FlixBus journeys arrive at Lyon Gare Sncf Part Dieu. All buses from Geneva to Lyon are direct. Buses from Geneva to Lyon usually cost between €9-€14.

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    Geneva to Lyon Bus Cost

    Average prices for buses from Geneva to Lyon when you book in advance

    Booking Period

    Average Price

    Same Day

    €9

    1 Day in Advance

    €9

    1 Week in Advance

    €9

    2 Weeks in Advance

    €9

    1 Month in Advance

    €9

    3 Months in Advance

    €9

    Geneva to Lyon Buses: General Information


    While taking a bus is slower than both the bus and train it is significantly cheaper and can take as little as 2:15 h to arrive in Lyon.

    • autobus Most Geneva to Lyon buses are run by Flixbus, Eurolines, or Ouibus.
    • autobus All buses are direct, depart from Geneve Place Dorcière bus station and arrive at either Lyon's Gare Perrache or Gare Sncf Part Dieu.
    • autobus Traveling from Geneva to Lyon by bus takes as little as 2 hours and 15 minutes.
    • autobus Most travelers book their Geneva to Lyon bus ticket 1 day in advance of the travel date.

    Taking the Bus from Geneva

    Geneva's primary bus station is located at Place Dorcière, located in central Geneva at the edge of the Paquis district and within walking distance of both Lake Geneva and of Gare Cornavin, the main train station. There are local bus stops nearby. Geneva's efficient bus and tram networks run until midnight each day. There is a special night bus service on some routes on Friday and Saturday nights. Taxis are more expensive and are available at stands throughout the city.

    Getting into Lyon by Bus

    Lyon is one of France's most beautiful and historic cities. The view from Fourviere basilica is spectacular. Old Lyon, on the banks of the Saone river, offers the visitor a host of Renaissance sights. Buses from Geneva to Lyon arrive at the main bus station, which is located at Perache Railway Station just to the south of the city centre. There are connections to the city's Metro, bus and tram services from the station and the journey to the city centre is about 10 minutes, or half an hour on foot. Taxis are available at designated taxi stands. Most public transport runs until midnight, while there are also selected bus routes which run all night on weekends.

    Travel Tips: Bus to Lyon from Geneva

    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 Geneva to Lyon.
    FAQs

    Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by bus between Geneva and Lyon?

    Travel between Geneva, 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 Geneva?

    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 between Geneva and Lyon as this information can change.

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

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

    Is my return bus into Geneva 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 Geneva, 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 Geneva from Lyon closer to your date of departure here here.

    How much do cheap buses to Lyon from Geneva cost?

    Bus tickets between Geneva and Lyon for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $5 (€4)  one way in the next 7 days.

    What is the cost of a bus to Lyon from Geneva?

    The bus price from Geneva to Lyon is on average $8 (€6)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this route in the next 7 days.

    What is the distance from Geneva to Lyon by bus?

    You should expect to travel around 69 miles (112 km)  from Geneva to Lyon by bus.

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

    While the time it takes to travel 69 miles (112 km) between Geneva and Lyon can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Geneva to Lyon bus journey time is on average 2 h 15 min.

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

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

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

    Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their buses from Genève and need to travel around 0.6 miles (950 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.

    Which bus providers should I travel with from Geneva to Lyon?

    Take the Geneva to Lyon bus with Flixbus, Ouibus, Eurolines Switzerland, BlaBlaCar, RegioJet or Eurolines France. However, it's always good to check out all possible bus companies for the trip to Lyon from Geneva as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

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

    The earliest bus departing from Geneva to Lyon leaves at 9: 30 AM. The last bus departing from Geneva to Lyon leaves at 8: 25 PM. You can find the latest Geneva to Lyon bus schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.

    How early should I purchase Geneva to Lyon bus tickets to get the best deals?

    In general, we recommend booking tickets for buses in advance to score the best deals from all possible bus providers offering this journey and save money. If you buy bus tickets to Lyon from Geneva within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $8 (€6) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your bus ticket from Geneva to Lyon a few months in advance.