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.
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Of the 19 buses that leave Grenoble for Lyon every day 19 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||58 miles (93 km)|
|Average bus duration||1 h 29 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$5 (€5)|
|Bus providers||Flixbus, Eurolines France, BlaBlaCar, Movelia, SNCF | TER, Ouibus, BlaBlaCar Bus or SNCF | Autocar|
Buses from Grenoble to Lyon cover the 58 miles (93 km) long route taking on average 1 h 29 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, Eurolines France, BlaBlaCar, Movelia, SNCF | TER, Ouibus, BlaBlaCar Bus or SNCF | Autocar. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this journey for as low as $4 (€4), but the average price of bus tickets is $5 (€5). Travelers depart most frequently from Grenoble Gare Routière and arrive in Lyon, Gare Perrache.
You can travel by bus between Grenoble and Lyon with FlixBus for as low as $4 (€4). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.
FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost bus companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance bus at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.
Buses offer an easy, quick, and affordable way to make the journey from Grenoble to Lyon. There are 7 direct connections on weekdays, along with 8 on Saturdays and Sundays. With a journey time of around 1 hour 30 minutes and departures from morning to late evening, getting to Lyon should be simple.
Most buses to Lyon from Grenoble are operated by Ouibus, formerly iDBUS. The french company, founded by the SNFC railway, is steadily growing. Onboard, passengers can benefit from limited free wifi, comfortable seating and charging sockets for personal devices.
The journey from Grenoble to Lyon isn't particularly long. Buses from Grenoble will take between 1 hour 30 minutes and 1 hour 45 minutes at all times of day, allowing travelers to make trip very quickly.
There will be a wide choice of direct services to Lyon any day of the week. On weekdays, 7 buses depart for Lyon from Grenoble's Rue Emile Gueymard and at weekends the schedule is even more extensive, with 8 direct connections. Ouibus offers departures from just after 6:00 a.m until shortly after 10:00 p.m. However, there may also be Eurolines buses in the middle of the night.
Departure station: All buses to Lyon from Grenoble will depart from the Rue Emile Gueymard Bus Station. The C3 bus offers a regular connection from central Grenoble, as well as outlying areas, while tram lines C and A should also be handy routes to catch Lyon-bound coaches. The bus station offers a few shops and facilities, but it's worth stocking up before arriving.
Arrival station: Buses from Grenoble will arrive at Lyon's Gare Perrache - the city's main train station. From Perrache, travelers can board trains to Provence or Paris, both of which are within easy reach via TGV services. Anyone who needs to transfer to Lyon Airport can take the Rhonexpress Metro bus, which gets there in 45 minutes. And those who need to transfer to Lyon Part Dieu Station can get there easily via the T1 tram, which stops directly outside the bus station doors.
When taking the bus from Grenoble to Lyon, you can choose to depart from bus stations like Gare de Grenoble, Grenoble, Laboratoire de Physique des Milieux and Grenoble, Rue Emile Gueymard. Your route can end in bus stations such as Lyon, Gare Perrache, Lyon, Gare Part-Dieu and Lyon, Dardilly.
Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Grenoble Gare Routière and arrive in Lyon, Gare Perrache.
The most popular departure bus station with passengers for this trip, called Grenoble Gare Routière, is located 2.2 miles (3.6 km) from the city center of Grenoble.
The most popular arrival bus station, Lyon, Gare Perrache, is located 1 mile (1.6 km) away from the city center of Lyon.
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