Buses from Geneva to Lyon

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Geneva to Lyon

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07:45Geneve, Place Dorcière3h0010:45Lyon, Gare Perrache
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09:45Geneva2h1512:00Lyon
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11:30Geneve, Place Dorcière3h0014:30Lyon, Gare Perrache
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17:00Geneva1h4518:45Lyon
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20:30Geneva2h3023:00Lyon
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21:00Geneva2h1523:15Lyon
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The fastest buses

from Geneva
to Lyon

Showing times and prices for Jul 25

Fastest Journey

1h 45m

Average

2h 27m

Buses per day

6

Distance

112 km

Of the 6 bus 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 bus cover the 112 km distance in an average of 2h 27m but if you time it right, some bus will get you there in just 1h 45m .

The slowest bus will take 3h 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.

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17:00Geneva1h4518:45Lyon
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$391One-way
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21:00Geneva2h1523:15Lyon
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$91One-way
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09:45Geneva2h1512:00Lyon
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$91One-way
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20:30Geneva2h3023:00Lyon
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$91One-way
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11:30Geneve, Place Dorcière3h0014:30Lyon, Gare Perrache
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$251One-way

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Prices across different modes

Train
Bus
Flight
Wed
Jul 24
$34SNCF | TER
$8Eurolines Switzerland
$179Air France
Thu
Jul 25
$34SNCF | TER
$8Eurolines Switzerland
$210Iberia
Fri
Jul 26
$34SNCF | TER
$8Eurolines Switzerland
$179Air France
Sat
Jul 27
$34SNCF | TER
$8Eurolines Switzerland
$211Air France
Sun
Jul 28
$34SNCF | TER
$8Eurolines Switzerland
$211Air France
Mon
Jul 29
$34SNCF | TER
$8Eurolines Switzerland
$163Air France
Tue
Jul 30
$34SNCF | TER
$8Eurolines Switzerland
$170Air France
Wed
Jul 31
$34SNCF | TER
$8Ouibus
$178Air France
Thu
Aug 1
$34SNCF | TER
$8Eurolines Switzerland
$163Air France
Fri
Aug 2
$34SNCF | TER
$8Eurolines Switzerland
$168Iberia
Sat
Aug 3
$34SNCF | TER
$8Ouibus
$132Iberia
Sun
Aug 4
$34SNCF | TER
$8Ouibus
$131Iberia
Mon
Aug 5
$34SNCF | TER
$8Eurolines Switzerland
$631Air Algerie
Tue
Aug 6
$34SNCF | TER
$8Eurolines Switzerland
$178Air France
Wed
Aug 7
$34SNCF | TER
$8Eurolines Switzerland
$108Air France
Thu
Aug 8
$34SNCF | TER
$8Eurolines Switzerland
$93Air France
Fri
Aug 9
$34SNCF | TER
$8Eurolines Switzerland
$142Air France
Sat
Aug 10
$34SNCF | TER
$8Eurolines Switzerland
$98Air France
Sun
Aug 11
$34SNCF | TER
$8Ouibus
$176Air France
Mon
Aug 12
$34SNCF | TER
$8Ouibus
$162Air France
Tue
Aug 13
$34SNCF | TER
$8Eurolines Switzerland
$128Iberia

The cheapest buses

from Geneva
to Lyon

Showing times and prices for Jul 25

Cheapest

$9

Average

$19

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Geneva to Lyon will cost around $ 19 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 9.

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21:00Geneva2h1523:15Lyon
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$91One-way
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09:45Geneva2h1512:00Lyon
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$91One-way
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20:30Geneva2h3023:00Lyon
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$91One-way
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11:30Geneve, Place Dorcière3h0014:30Lyon, Gare Perrache
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$251One-way
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07:45Geneve, Place Dorcière3h0010:45Lyon, Gare Perrache
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$251One-way

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Journey Summary

Geneva to Lyon Bus Information

Avg. Bus Duration:
2 hours 19 minutes
Coach Ticket Price: $9
Buses depart from:Geneva
Bus arrives in:Lyon
Distance:112 km
BusBus Companies:Eurolines Switzerland, Flixbus, Ouibus

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.

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Best fares for buses from Geneva to Lyon

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Fri, Jul 26
Bus
Eurolines Switzerland
07:452h 15m10:00
GenevaLyon
Sat, Jul 27
Bus
Eurolines Switzerland
18:302h 30m21:00
GenevaLyon
Fastest Buses from Geneva to Lyon by duration
Fri, Jul 26
Bus
Eurolines Switzerland
07:452h 15m10:00
GenevaLyon
Sun, Jul 28
Bus
Eurolines Switzerland
19:002h 15m21:15
GenevaLyon
Tue, Jul 30
Bus
Eurolines Switzerland
07:452h 15m10:00
GenevaLyon
Return Journeys for Buses from Lyon to Geneva
Fri, Jul 26
Bus
Eurolines Switzerland
15:302h 15m17:45
LyonGeneva
Sat, Jul 27
Bus
Eurolines Switzerland
03:002h 15m05:15
LyonGeneva
Sun, Jul 28
Bus
Eurolines Switzerland
03:202h 40m06:00
LyonGeneva

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
Lyon
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