The cheapest buses from Lausanne to Lyon

Showing times and prices for Sep 26

Cheapest

$12

Average

$13

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 Lausanne to Lyon will cost around $ 13 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 12.

03:30PMLausanne2h10 05:40PMLyon
0 changes
$121One-way
04:00PMLausanne2h00 06:00PMLyon
0 changes
$121One-way
03:00PMLausanne1h50 04:50PMLyon
0 changes
$131One-way
08:00AMLausanne1h50 09:50AMLyon
0 changes
$131One-way
09:30AMLausanne2h20 11:50AMLyon
0 changes
$151One-way

Timetable Lausanne to Lyon

Showing buses for tomorrow, Sun, Sep 26
08:00AMLausanne1h50 09:50AMLyon
0 changes
09:30AMLausanne2h20 11:50AMLyon
0 changes
03:00PMLausanne1h50 04:50PMLyon
0 changes
03:30PMLausanne2h10 05:40PMLyon
0 changes
04:00PMLausanne2h00 06:00PMLyon
0 changes

Find all the dates and times for this journey

COMPARE Prices across different modes

Sat
Sep 25
Find prices
$12Flixbus
Sun
Sep 26
Find prices
$20Flixbus
Mon
Sep 27
Find prices
$12Flixbus
Tue
Sep 28
Find prices
$12Flixbus
Wed
Sep 29
$86SNCF | TGV Lyria
Find prices
Thu
Sep 30
Find prices
$15Flixbus
Fri
Oct 1
Find prices
$12STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Sat
Oct 2
Find prices
$12Flixbus
Sun
Oct 3
Find prices
$12Flixbus
Mon
Oct 4
Find prices
$12Flixbus
Tue
Oct 5
Find prices
$12Flixbus
Wed
Oct 6
Find prices
$20Union Ivkoni International
Thu
Oct 7
$84SNCF | TGV Lyria
$12Flixbus
Fri
Oct 8
Find prices
$12STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Sat
Oct 9
Find prices
$12Flixbus
Sun
Oct 10
$119SNCF | TER
$12Flixbus
Mon
Oct 11
$96SNCF | TGV Lyria
$12Flixbus
Tue
Oct 12
$84SNCF | TGV Lyria
$12Flixbus
Thu
Oct 14
$86SNCF | TGV Lyria
$12Flixbus
Fri
Oct 15
Find prices
$12STUDENT AGENCY k.s.

The fastest buses from Lausanne to Lyon

Showing times and prices for Sep 26

Fastest Journey

1 h 50 m

Average

2 h 2 m

Buses per day

5

Distance

162 km

Of the 5 buses that leave Lausanne for Lyon every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 162 km distance in an average of 2 h 2 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 1 h 50 m .

The slowest buses will take 2 h 20 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.

03:00PMLausanne1h50 04:50PMLyon
0 changes
$131One-way
08:00AMLausanne1h50 09:50AMLyon
0 changes
$131One-way
04:00PMLausanne2h00 06:00PMLyon
0 changes
$121One-way
03:30PMLausanne2h10 05:40PMLyon
0 changes
$121One-way
09:30AMLausanne2h20 11:50AMLyon
0 changes
$151One-way

These companies trust us. We sell their tickets all in one place.

Alsa
Eurolines France
RegioJet
Bla Bla Bus

Bus Information to Lyon from Lausanne

distanceDistance100 miles (161 km)
durationAverage bus duration3 h 15 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$14 (€11)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersFlixbus, BlaBlaCar, RegioJet, Eurolines Switzerland or Eurolines France

Buses from Lausanne to Lyon cover the 100 miles (161 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 15 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, BlaBlaCar, RegioJet, Eurolines Switzerland or Eurolines France. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this route for as low as $12 (€10), but the average price of bus tickets is $14 (€11). Travelers depart most frequently from Lausanne and arrive in Lyon, Gare Perrache.

Bus companies

FlixBus and Student Agency from Lausanne to Lyon

Find the best buses between Lausanne and Lyon with Omio's travel partners FlixBus and Student Agency from $12 (€10). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

FlixBus
Student Agency

Flixbus is one of Europe's biggest bus companies which was created in Germany and offers bus services around Europe and US. Flixbus offers only one ticket type called Standard for your upcoming bus trip between Lausanne and Lyon.

Omio helps you compare and book the perfect bus with FlixBus from Lausanne to Lyon for a smooth and relaxing journey. Check the latest FlixBus bus schedules for the ideal departure and arrival times, take a look at the travel information for the Lausanne to Lyon bus with FlixBus (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), compare the best connections for your Lausanne - Lyon trip and then book a cheap bus ticket with ease. The distance between Lausanne and Lyon by bus is 100 miles (161 km). You can book tickets for this FlixBus bus for as low as $12 (€10) one-way if you book in advance. When you search for FlixBus tickets between Lausanne and Lyon in the Omio app, you can also check whether they are mobile tickets quickly and easily. If they are mobile tickets, then you can go paperless when taking a bus. Book that perfect FlixBus Lausanne - Lyon bus ticket online and enjoy your trip!

Please follow the recommendations outlined by FlixBus when booking your bus tickets from Lausanne to Lyon due to the coronavirus:

  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • All bookings can be canceled up to 15 minutes before departure (a fee may apply).
  • Cancellations made 30 days before departure are free of charge.
  • Canceled tickets are refunded as a voucher, which is valid for 12 months, and is the value of the original booking (minus a cancellation fee, if applicable).
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Travel Tips

Buses from Lausanne to Lyon
Take the bus to Lyon easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Lausanne to Lyon.
FAQs
Am I allowed to travel by bus from Lausanne, Switzerland to Lyon, France?

Travel between Lausanne, 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 Lausanne?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required

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 9/24/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your bus from Lausanne to Lyon as this information can change.

What restrictions are there on reentering Switzerland from Lyon, France?

Return travel from France to Switzerland is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Lausanne from Lyon?

Entry into Switzerland 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?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Lausanne, Switzerland?

The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

Last checked on 9/23/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your bus to Lausanne from Lyon.

How much do cheap buses from Lausanne to Lyon cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Lausanne to Lyon buses for as little as $12 (€10)  in the next 7 days.
How much is the bus between Lausanne and Lyon on average?
If you are looking to purchase your bus ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Lausanne to Lyon bus to cost on average $14 (€11)  one way.
How far is Lyon from Lausanne by bus?
You should expect to travel around 100 miles (161 km)  to Lyon from Lausanne by bus.
How long is the bus ride between Lausanne and Lyon?
On average the Lausanne to Lyon bus travel time is 3 h 15 min  for the 100 miles (161 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
What station does the bus from Lausanne to Lyon depart from? Which Lyon bus station do I come into from Lausanne?

There are a few bus stations in Lausanne to start your journey from including Lausanne, Beau-Site (Avenue du Grey), Lausanne and Lausanne, Gare. In Lyon you have a few bus station options to choose from for your arrival including Lyon, Gare Perrache, Lyon, Dardilly and Lyon, Lyon Perrache.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Lausanne   and arrive in Lyon, Gare Perrache.

Where is the departure bus station in Lausanne located? Where is the arrival bus station in Lyon located?

Passengers board the bus most frequently from Lausanne, which is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center, and they get off the bus at Lyon, Gare Perrache, located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center.

Which bus companies can take me from Lausanne to Lyon?
Take the Lausanne to Lyon bus with Flixbus, BlaBlaCar, RegioJet, Eurolines Switzerland or Eurolines France. However, it's always good to check out all possible bus providers for the trip between Lausanne and Lyon as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Are there any direct buses from Lausanne to Lyon?
Yes, you can search for direct buses from Lausanne to Lyon on Omio with BlaBlaCar, and you won’t need to transfer at another stop in between. Direct bus services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when traveling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase your bus ticket.
What are the first and last departure bus times from Lausanne to Lyon?
You can take the first bus from Lausanne to Lyon at 6: 45 AM. The last bus from Lausanne to Lyon that you can take departs at 3: 30 PM. Omio shows you the latest bus from Lausanne to Lyon schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
How far in advance should I buy a bus ticket from Lausanne to Lyon to get the best deals?
If you buy a bus ticket from Lausanne to Lyon within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $14 (€11) one way. However, we recommend booking your bus in advance to get access to the best prices. Bus tickets to Lyon from Lausanne are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Lausanne
Lyon
Lausanne
Amenities
Lausanne
Amenities
Lausanne
Amenities
Lausanne - parking Velodrome
Amenities