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Geneva to Lyon

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10:30Geneva2h15 12:45Lyon
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10:30Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere2h15 12:45Lyon, Gare Perrache
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12:45Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere2h45 15:30Lyon, Gare Perrache
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13:15Genève, Aéroport2h15 15:30Lyon, Gare Perrache
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18:30Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere2h45 21:15Lyon, Gare Perrache
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19:00Genève, Aéroport2h15 21:15Lyon, Gare Perrache
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19:10Geneva2h15 21:25Lyon
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20:30Geneva2h30 23:00Lyon
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20:30Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere2h45 23:15Lyon, Gare Perrache
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21:00Genève, Aéroport2h15 23:15Lyon, Gare Perrache
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The fastest buses

from Geneva
to Lyon

Showing times and prices for Sep 23

Fastest Journey

2 h 15 m

Average

2 h 25 m

Buses per day

10

Distance

112 km

Of the 10 bus that leave Geneva for Lyon every day 10 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 2 h 25 m but if you time it right, some bus will get you there in just 2 h 15 m .

The slowest bus will take 2 h 45 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.

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13:15Genève, Aéroport2h15 15:30Lyon, Gare Perrache
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$151One-way
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10:30Geneva2h15 12:45Lyon
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$91One-way
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10:30Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere2h15 12:45Lyon, Gare Perrache
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$91One-way
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21:00Genève, Aéroport2h15 23:15Lyon, Gare Perrache
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$151One-way
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19:10Geneva2h15 21:25Lyon
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$111One-way

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Prices across different modes

Train
Bus
Sun
Sep 22
$34SNCF | TER
$8Flixbus
Mon
Sep 23
$34SNCF | TER
$8Flixbus
Tue
Sep 24
$34SNCF | TER
$8Flixbus
Wed
Sep 25
$34SNCF | TER
$8Bla Bla Bus
Thu
Sep 26
$34SNCF | TER
$8Flixbus
Fri
Sep 27
$34SNCF | TER
$8Bla Bla Bus
Sat
Sep 28
$34SNCF | TER
$8Flixbus
Sun
Sep 29
$34SNCF | TER
$8Flixbus
Mon
Sep 30
$34SNCF | TER
$8Flixbus
Tue
Oct 1
$34SNCF | TER
$8Flixbus
Wed
Oct 2
$34SNCF | TER
$8Flixbus
Thu
Oct 3
$34SNCF | TER
$8Flixbus
Fri
Oct 4
$34SNCF | TER
$8Flixbus
Sat
Oct 5
$34SNCF | TER
$8Eurolines Switzerland
Sun
Oct 6
$25SNCF | TGV Lyria
$8Flixbus
Mon
Oct 7
$34SNCF | TER
$8Flixbus
Tue
Oct 8
$34SNCF | TER
$8Flixbus
Wed
Oct 9
$34SNCF | TER
$8Bla Bla Bus
Thu
Oct 10
$34SNCF | TER
$8Flixbus
Fri
Oct 11
$34SNCF | TER
$8Flixbus
Sat
Oct 12
$34SNCF | TER
$8Eurolines Switzerland

The cheapest buses

from Geneva
to Lyon

Showing times and prices for Sep 23

Cheapest

$9

Average

$11

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 $ 11 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 9.

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12:45Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere2h45 15:30Lyon, Gare Perrache
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$91One-way
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18:30Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere2h45 21:15Lyon, Gare Perrache
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$91One-way
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20:30Geneva2h30 23:00Lyon
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$91One-way
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10:30Geneva2h15 12:45Lyon
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$91One-way
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10:30Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere2h15 12:45Lyon, Gare Perrache
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$91One-way

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Journey Summary

Geneva to Lyon Bus Information

Avg. Bus Duration:
3 hours 58 minutes
Coach Ticket Price: $8
Buses depart from:Geneva
Bus arrives in:Lyon
Distance:112 km
BusBus Companies:Eurolines Switzerland, Flixbus, RegioJet, Bla Bla Bus

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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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
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