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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.
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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.
|Distance||69 miles (112 km)|
|Average bus duration||2 h 15 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$8 (€6)|
|Bus providers||Flixbus, 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.
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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 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.
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.
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 between Geneva, Switzerland and Lyon, France by bus is: Partially open.
International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
Conditions of entry:
All travelers in France must observe these coronavirus safety measures:
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.
The restriction level for your return bus to Geneva, Switzerland from Lyon is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France
Conditions of reentry:
The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
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.
Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Genève and arrive in Lyon, Gare Perrache.
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.
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