Cheap bus tickets from Lyon to Barcelona

Showing times and prices for Jan 23

Cheapest

$18

Average

$61

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 Lyon to Barcelona will cost around $ 61 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 18.

Cheapest
04:25AMLyon, Gare Perrache9h55 02:20PMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
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$181One-way
2nd Cheapest
01:40PMLyon, Gare Perrache9h45 11:25PMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
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$241One-way
08:45AMLyon, Gare Perrache8h25 05:10PMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
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$291One-way
10:30AMLyon, Gare Perrache8h30 07:00PMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
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$351One-way
05:00AMLyon7h45 12:45PMBarcelona
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$951One-way

Bus schedule from Lyon to Barcelona

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04:25AMLyon, Gare Perrache9h55 02:20PMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
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05:00AMLyon7h45 12:45PMBarcelona
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05:00AMLyon7h25 12:25PMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
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05:00AMLyon7h25 12:25PMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
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05:00AMLyon7h45 12:45PMBarcelona
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08:45AMLyon, Gare Perrache8h25 05:10PMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
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10:30AMLyon, Gare Perrache8h30 07:00PMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
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01:40PMLyon, Gare Perrache9h45 11:25PMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
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Sun
Jan 23
$139Renfe AVE
$18BlaBlaCar Bus
$58Vueling
Mon
Jan 24
$95Renfe AVE
$18BlaBlaCar Bus
$58Vueling
Tue
Jan 25
$95Renfe AVE
$34BlaBlaCar Bus
$112Air Nostrum
Wed
Jan 26
$87Renfe AVE
$29Flixbus
$48Vueling
Thu
Jan 27
$95Renfe AVE
$29BlaBlaCar Bus
$112Air Nostrum
Fri
Jan 28
$107Renfe AVE
$18BlaBlaCar Bus
$70easyJet
Sat
Jan 29
$95Renfe AVE
$18BlaBlaCar Bus
$136Air Nostrum
Sun
Jan 30
$87Renfe AVE
$18BlaBlaCar Bus
$55easyJet
Mon
Jan 31
$62Renfe AVE
$18BlaBlaCar Bus
$43Vueling
Tue
Feb 1
$81Renfe AVE
$34BlaBlaCar Bus
$112Air Nostrum
Wed
Feb 2
$62Renfe AVE
$95Alsa
$112Air Nostrum
Thu
Feb 3
$68Renfe AVE
$29BlaBlaCar Bus
$47easyJet
Fri
Feb 4
$68Renfe AVE
$18BlaBlaCar Bus
$53Vueling
Sat
Feb 5
$68Renfe AVE
$20BlaBlaCar Bus
$150Air Nostrum
Sun
Feb 6
$62Renfe AVE
$20BlaBlaCar Bus
$43Vueling
Mon
Feb 7
$62Renfe AVE
$18BlaBlaCar Bus
$36Vueling
Tue
Feb 8
$62Renfe AVE
$29BlaBlaCar Bus
$112Iberia Express
Wed
Feb 9
$62Renfe AVE
$29BlaBlaCar Bus
$41easyJet
Thu
Feb 10
$62Renfe AVE
$29BlaBlaCar Bus
$44easyJet
Fri
Feb 11
$81Renfe AVE
$18BlaBlaCar Bus
$43Vueling

Bus times from Lyon to Barcelona

Showing times and prices for Jan 23

Fastest Journey

7 h 25 m

Average

8 h 21 m

Buses per day

8

Distance

531 km

Of the 8 buses that leave Lyon for Barcelona 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 531 km distance in an average of 8 h 21 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 7 h 25 m .

The slowest buses will take 9 h 55 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.

Fastest
05:00AMLyon7h25 12:25PMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
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$951One-way
Fastest
05:00AMLyon7h25 12:25PMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
0 changes
$951One-way
05:00AMLyon7h45 12:45PMBarcelona
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$951One-way
05:00AMLyon7h45 12:45PMBarcelona
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$951One-way
08:45AMLyon, Gare Perrache8h25 05:10PMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
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$291One-way

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Overview: Bus from Lyon to Barcelona

distanceDistance329 miles (530 km)
durationAverage bus duration7 h 35 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$23 (€19)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesFlixbus, Ouibus, Eurolines France, BlaBlaCar, Eurolines Switzerland, BlaBlaCar Bus, Linebus or Alsa

Buses from Lyon to Barcelona cover the 329 miles (530 km) long trip taking on average 7 h 35 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, Ouibus, Eurolines France, BlaBlaCar, Eurolines Switzerland, BlaBlaCar Bus, Linebus or Alsa. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this journey for as low as $18 (€15), but the average price of bus tickets is $23 (€19). Travelers depart most frequently from Lyon Part Dieu and arrive in Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord.

Bus providers: Alsa and FlixBus from Lyon to Barcelona

Travel between Lyon and Barcelona from $18 (€15) with Omio’s bus partners Alsa and FlixBus! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular route for you.

Alsa
FlixBus

Alsa is the main bus company in Spain, a subsidiary of the UK bus company National Express. Alsa offers a wide variety of national and international routes and transports more than 300 million passengers every year. Apart from the Standard fare, Alsa provides ticket types like Minimum, Reduced and Flexible fares on select routes for those looking to save money on bus journeys. While most travelers don’t mind traveling on normal buses with basic services like bathrooms, free WiFi, footrests and onboard entertainment, some others may want to check out Alsa’s deluxe buses like the Alsa Supra, Alsa Eurobus and Alsa Premium, which provide more luxurious amenities on specific routes.

    Alsa's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your bus between Lyon and Barcelona are the following:

    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended
    • Normal conditions apply

    Buses from Lyon to Barcelona

    With numerous departures per day, travelers can sit back and relax on the 400-mile journey along the coast of the Balearic. Buses to Barcelona depart from Lyon at least 7 times per day, with a mixture of direct and indirect coaches. Passengers can cross the border into Spain, arriving in Barcelona in as little as 8 hours. The fastest route is the direct, overnight service, allowing passengers to wake in the cosmopolitan Catalonian capital fresh, and ready for the day ahead.

    Which bus companies travel from Lyon to Barcelona?

    Buses from Lyon to Barcelona are served by three main bus providers: Ouibus, Eurolines and Linebus. All three providers offer at least one direct departure per day. Ouibus offer the most connecting routes, with transfers usually taking place in another French station en route.

    How long is the bus from Lyon to Barcelona?

    Journey times vary along the 400-mile route. Both Ouibus and Eurolines offer the fastest journey time of 8 hours, traveling through the night for arrival in Barcelona the following morning. Linebus services tend to be slower, their mid-afternoon journey taking nearly 11 hours to complete the route. Indirect journeys take upwards of 13 hours.

    How many buses are there from Lyon to Barcelona?

    Every day, passengers can expect between 4 and 7 direct departures, with a further 2 to 4 indirect services. With at least 7 departures per day, passengers are sure to find a route that fits their schedule. There are options for departure throughout the day, though many services congregate around evening departure times, for easy overnight travel avoiding congestion.

    What are the departure and arrival stations for buses from Lyon to Barcelona?

    Departure station: Buses depart from Lyon, Gare Perrache, the largest railway in the Perrache district. Trains to Gare Perrache connect Lyon to both Marseille and Geneva as well as Metro lines A to D which also provide onward travel. Numerous local buses are available, include an airport shuttle bus.

    Arrival station: Stations arrive at both Barcelona Estación Nord and Barcelona Sants Station. Barcelona Sants is the main train station located in the west of the city, so onward travel should be easy to organize. Barcelona Estación Nord is about 3 miles from Barcelona Sants. It was once the main rail station but has since been closed and is now used as a bus station instead.

    Travel Tips: Bus to Barcelona from Lyon

    Take the bus to Barcelona 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 Lyon to Barcelona.
    FAQs

    Is travel by bus currently allowed from Lyon, France to Barcelona, Spain?

    Travel between Lyon, France and Barcelona, Spain by bus is: Partially open.

    Can I enter Spain from France?

    International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Spain from Lyon?

    Conditions of entry:

    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
    • Health screen upon arrival
    • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
    • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
    • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
    • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands

    What are the safety rules to follow in Barcelona, Spain?

    All travelers in Spain must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

    The information above was last checked on 1/21/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your bus between Lyon and Barcelona as this information can change.

    What is the restriction level for the return leg of a round trip journey from Barcelona, Spain to Lyon, France?

    Return travel from Spain to France is: Partially open.

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

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

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

    Requirements for reentering:

    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
    • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
    • 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 requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
    • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

    Last checked on 1/21/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your bus to Lyon from Barcelona.

    How much does a cheap bus from Lyon to Barcelona cost?

    Omio customers have found the cheapest buses from Lyon to Barcelona to cost as little as $18 (€15)  in the next 7 days.

    How much is the bus from Lyon to Barcelona on average?

    In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $23 (€19)  for a bus ticket between Lyon and Barcelona.

    How far is Lyon to Barcelona by bus?

    The Lyon to Barcelona bus distance is approximately 329 miles (530 km).

    How many hours is the bus time between Lyon and Barcelona?

    On average the Lyon to Barcelona bus time is 7 h 35 min  covering the 329 miles (530 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

    What bus station in Lyon goes to Barcelona? What bus station do I come into Barcelona from Lyon?

    When departing from Lyon, you have various bus station options to start your journey from including Lyon, Gare Perrache, Lyon, Dardilly and Lyon, Lyon Perrache. When arriving in Barcelona, you can end your trip in bus stations like Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord, Barcelona, Aeropuerto Josep Tarradellas-El Prat (T1) and Barcelona, Estación de Autobuses de Barcelona/Sants.

    Omio customers book a bus from Lyon Part Dieu   to Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord   most frequently for this route.

    Where is the bus station in Lyon? Where is the bus station in Barcelona?

    Passengers board the bus most frequently from Lyon Part Dieu, which is located around 1.1 miles (1.8 km) away from the city center, and they get off the bus at Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord, located 1.3 miles (2.1 km) away from the city center.

    What bus companies go from Lyon to Barcelona?

    If you're looking for buses from Lyon to Barcelona, you can rely on Flixbus, Ouibus, Eurolines France, BlaBlaCar, Eurolines Switzerland, BlaBlaCar Bus, Linebus or Alsa to get you to Barcelona. It's also good to check out all possible bus providers for the Lyon to Barcelona journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

    Are there any direct buses from Lyon to Barcelona?

    Yes, there are direct buses from Lyon to Barcelona, and you can find a direct bus for this journey with Flixbus, Alsa, Eurolines Switzerland or BlaBlaCar Bus  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you purchase your bus ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.

    What time is the earliest bus from Lyon to Barcelona? What time is the last bus from Lyon to Barcelona?

    The first Lyon to Barcelona bus departs at 6: 10 AM   and the last bus from Lyon to Barcelona leaves at 12: 40 PM. Check out the most up-to-date bus schedule from Lyon to Barcelona on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

    When should I purchase the Lyon to Barcelona bus for the best deals on tickets?

    You can find buses to Barcelona from Lyon to cost on average $23 (€19) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying bus tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the Lyon to Barcelona bus generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.