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Timetable Geneva to Lyon

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The fastest buses from Geneva to Lyon

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Fastest Journey

1 h 30 m

Average

2 h 10 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 2 h 10 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 1 h 30 m .

The slowest buses will take 4 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.

04:20PMGeneva1h30 05:50PMLyon
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$171One-way
10:30AMGeneva1h40 12:10PMLyon
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$141One-way
01:20AMGeneva1h40 03:00AMLyon
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$171One-way
04:30AMGeneva1h40 06:10AMLyon
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$131One-way
01:00PMGeneva2h00 03:00PMLyon
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$141One-way

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Jun 15
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$9Flixbus
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Jun 16
$38SNCF | TER
$15Flixbus
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Jun 17
$38SNCF | TER
$6Flixbus
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$9STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
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Jun 19
$38SNCF | TER
$8Flixbus
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$6Flixbus
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$38SNCF | TER
$10Flixbus
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Jun 22
$38SNCF | TER
$9Flixbus
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Jun 23
$38SNCF | TER
$9Flixbus
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Jun 24
$28SNCF | TER
$10Flixbus
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Jun 25
$38SNCF | TER
$6Flixbus
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Jun 26
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$8Flixbus
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$19BlaBlaCar Bus
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Jun 28
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$10Flixbus
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$12Flixbus
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Jun 30
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$9Flixbus
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Jul 1
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$9Flixbus
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$38SNCF | TER
$9STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
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$38SNCF | TER
$9Flixbus
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$38SNCF | TER
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$38SNCF | TER
$6Flixbus

The cheapest buses from Geneva to Lyon

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Cheapest

$13

Average

$15

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 $ 15 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 13.

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$171One-way

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Geneva to Lyon Bus Information

Avg. Bus Duration
4 hours 54 minutes
Coach Ticket Price: $14
Buses depart from:Geneva
Bus arrives in:Lyon
Distance:112 km
Bus Companies:Flixbus, STUDENT AGENCY k.s., BlaBlaCar Bus
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Student Agency and FlixBus Geneva – 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.

Buses from Geneva to Lyon
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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:

  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 7 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Mandatory installation of smart phone app for contact purposes
  • 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 6/14/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your bus between Geneva and 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 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:

  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-departure COVID-19 test (with a negative test result) taken 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 7
  • Health declaration required
  • Entry is dependent on the visitor residing at least 10 days in a non high-risk area
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Proof of a negative test is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)
  • Quarantine is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)

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: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 6/14/21. 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 bus tickets to Lyon from Geneva cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest buses from Geneva to Lyon to cost as little as $6 (€5)  in the next 7 days.
How much is a bus ticket to Lyon from Geneva?
The bus price to Lyon from Geneva is on average $9 (€7)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this route in the next 7 days.
How far is Lyon from Geneva by bus?
The distance to Lyon from Geneva by bus is approximately 69 miles (112 km).
What is the Geneva to Lyon bus travel time?
On average the Geneva to Lyon bus time is 2 h 35 min  covering the 69 miles (112 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What station does the bus from Geneva to Lyon depart from? Which Lyon bus station do I come into from Geneva?

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

Where is the Geneva bus station located? Where is the Lyon bus station located?

You can find the most popular departure bus station for this trip, Genève, located approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center of Geneva. The most popular arrival bus station in Lyon, called Lyon, Gare Perrache, is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from its city center.

What bus providers go from Geneva to Lyon?
For the trip from Geneva to Lyon you can take a bus with Flixbus, Ouibus, Bla Bla Car, Bla Bla Bus, RegioJet or Eurolines France. Be sure to check out all possible bus providers that offer services to Lyon from Geneva on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
When can I take the first bus from Geneva to Lyon? When can I take the last bus for the day?
You can take the earliest bus from Geneva to Lyon at 8: 15 AM   or take the last bus from Geneva to Lyon leaving at 7: 25 PM. Look for the latest Geneva to Lyon bus schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the bus for this route.
How far in advance should I buy a bus ticket from Geneva to Lyon to get the best deals?
The price of a one way bus ticket from Geneva to Lyon is on average $9 (€7) if you buy within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for buses from all possible bus providers offering this route. In general, you can find bus tickets to Lyon from Geneva available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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