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Overview: Bus from London to Lyon

distanceDistance457 miles (737 km)
durationAverage bus duration16 h 45 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$43 (€36)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersFlixbus, Eurolines France, Ouibus or National Express

Buses from London to Lyon cover the 457 miles (737 km) long journey taking on average 16 h 45 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, Eurolines France, Ouibus or National Express. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this trip for as low as $41 (€35), but the average price of bus tickets is $43 (€36). Travelers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Lyon, Gare Perrache.

Bus companies: FlixBus and National Express from London to Lyon

You can travel by bus to Lyon from London with FlixBus and National Express for as low as $41 (€35). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

FlixBus
National Express

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.

    FlixBus' current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your bus to Lyon from London are the following:

    • 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: Bus to Lyon from London

    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 London to Lyon.
    FAQs

    What are the travel restrictions for Lyon, France if I'm coming from London, United Kingdom by bus?

    Travel by bus between London, United Kingdom and Lyon, France is: Partially open.

    Is international entry into Lyon from London restricted?

    International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in France from London?

    Entry Requirements:

    • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
    • 10-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
    • Health declaration required
    • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be tested. A positive test will result in mandatory quarantine

    What are the safety rules to follow in Lyon, France?

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

    • Physical distance required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
    • Face mask required: Mandatory

    The above information was last checked on 1/27/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus from London to Lyon closer to your date of departure here

    Do I need to quarantine when I return to United Kingdom from Lyon, France?

    Return travel from France to United Kingdom is: Partially open.

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

    Entry into United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Lyon?

    Requirements for reentering:

    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
    • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
    • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
    • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
    • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 1 for vaccinated travellers
    • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
    • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

    What are the safety rules to follow in London, United Kingdom?

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

    • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
    • Face mask requirement: Recommended

    Last checked on 1/27/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your bus to London from Lyon.

    How much do cheap buses to Lyon from London cost?

    Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest bus between London and Lyon for the next 7 days starting from $41 (€35)  one way.

    What is the cost of a bus from London to Lyon?

    The London to Lyon bus ticket price is on average $43 (€36)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this journey in the next week.

    How far is London to Lyon by bus?

    The bus distance from London to Lyon is around 457 miles (737 km).

    How many hours is the bus time to Lyon from London?

    The bus time to Lyon from London is on average 16 h 45 min  for the 457 miles (737 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Lyon from London by bus can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

    What station does the bus from London to Lyon depart from? Which Lyon bus station do I come into from London?

    When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from London Victoria   and arriving in Lyon, Gare Perrache.

    Where is the bus station in London to go to Lyon? Where is the bus station in Lyon located?

    The most popular departure bus station with passengers for this journey, called London Victoria, is located 1.2 miles (2 km) from the city center of London.

    The most popular arrival bus station, Lyon, Gare Perrache, is located 1 mile (1.6 km) away from the city center of Lyon.

    What bus companies offer a service to Lyon from London?

    When taking a bus from London to Lyon, you can count on Flixbus, Eurolines France, Ouibus or National Express for the best way to get you to Lyon. You can also check all possible bus providers who offer a service to Lyon from London and compare the amenities they offer before buying a bus ticket.

    When can I take the first bus from London to Lyon? When can I take the last bus for the day?

    You can take the first bus from London to Lyon at 8: 30 AM. The last bus from London to Lyon that you can take departs at 11: 20 PM. Omio shows you the latest bus from London to Lyon schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.

    How early should I purchase London to Lyon bus tickets to get the best deals?

    If you purchase a bus ticket from London to Lyon within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $43 (€36) one way. However, we recommend booking your bus in advance to get access to the best prices. Bus tickets between London and Lyon are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.