Buses from Geneva to Lyon

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19:10Geneva2h 15m 21:25Lyon
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20:00Geneva2h 10m 22:10Lyon
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20:30Geneva2h 45m 23:15Lyon
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10:30Geneva2h 15m 12:45Lyon
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20:30Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere2h 45m 23:15Lyon
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Sat
May 25
$34SNCF | TER
$8Ouibus
$340Air Algerie
Sun
May 26
$34SNCF | TER
$8Ouibus
$159Air France
Mon
May 27
$34SNCF | TER
$8Ouibus
$105Luftfahrtgesellschaft Walter
Tue
May 28
$34SNCF | TER
$8Ouibus
$105Luftfahrtgesellschaft Walter
Wed
May 29
$34SNCF | TER
$8Ouibus
$105Luftfahrtgesellschaft Walter
Thu
May 30
$34SNCF | TER
$8Ouibus
$159Air France
Fri
May 31
$34SNCF | TER
$8Ouibus
$159Air France
Sat
Jun 1
$34SNCF | TER
$8Ouibus
$169Air France
Sun
Jun 2
$34SNCF | TER
$8Ouibus
$159Air France
Mon
Jun 3
$34SNCF | TER
$8Ouibus
$93Luftfahrtgesellschaft Walter
Tue
Jun 4
$34SNCF | TER
$8Ouibus
$93Luftfahrtgesellschaft Walter
Wed
Jun 5
$34SNCF | TER
$8Ouibus
$93Luftfahrtgesellschaft Walter
Thu
Jun 6
$34SNCF | TER
$8Ouibus
$93Luftfahrtgesellschaft Walter
Fri
Jun 7
$34SNCF | TER
$8Ouibus
$191Air France
Sat
Jun 8
$34SNCF | TER
$8Ouibus
$105Air France
Sun
Jun 9
$34SNCF | TER
$8Ouibus
$100Air France
Mon
Jun 10
$34SNCF | TER
$8Ouibus
$138Air France
Tue
Jun 11
$34SNCF | TER
$8Ouibus
$105Luftfahrtgesellschaft Walter
Wed
Jun 12
$34SNCF | TER
$8Ouibus
$93Luftfahrtgesellschaft Walter
Thu
Jun 13
$34SNCF | TER
$8Ouibus
$93Luftfahrtgesellschaft Walter
Fri
Jun 14
$34SNCF | TER
$8Ouibus
$93Luftfahrtgesellschaft Walter

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Journey Summary

Geneva to Lyon Bus Information

Avg. Bus Duration:
2 hours 27 minutes
Coach Ticket Price: $9
Buses depart from:Geneva
Bus arrives in:Lyon
Distance:112 km
BusBus Companies:Eurolines Switzerland, Flixbus, RegioJet, 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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Mon, May 27
Bus
Ouibus
16:302h 45m19:15
GenevaLyon
Tue, May 28
Bus
Ouibus
18:302h 45m21:15
GenevaLyon
Wed, May 29
Bus
Ouibus
18:302h 45m21:15
GenevaLyon
Fastest Buses from Geneva to Lyon by duration
Mon, Jun 17
Bus
Eurolines Switzerland
18:002h 10m20:10
GenevaLyon
Fri, Jun 21
Bus
Eurolines Switzerland
18:002h 10m20:10
GenevaLyon
Sat, Jun 22
Bus
Flixbus
19:252h 10m21:35
GenevaLyon
Return Journeys for Buses from Lyon to Geneva
Mon, May 27
Bus
Ouibus
04:303h07:30
LyonGeneva
Tue, May 28
Bus
Ouibus
11:303h14:30
LyonGeneva
Wed, May 29
Bus
Ouibus
06:453h09:45
LyonGeneva
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