Lyon to Barcelona bus

Cheap bus tickets from Lyon to Barcelona

Showing times and prices for Dec 09

Cheapest

49

Average

59

The best way to find a cheap bus ticket from Lyon to Barcelona is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
03:35AMLyon, Gare Perrache9h25 01:00PMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
1 transfer
491One-way
2nd Cheapest
11:55PMLyon, Gare Perrache7h45 07:40AMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
0 transfers
561One-way
2nd Cheapest
10:30AMLyon, Gare Perrache8h30 07:00PMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
0 transfers
561One-way
05:00AMLyon7h45 12:45PMBarcelona
0 transfers
671One-way
05:00AMLyon7h25 12:25PMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
0 transfers
671One-way

Bus schedule from Lyon to Barcelona

Showing buses for tomorrow, Friday, December 9
03:35AMLyon, Gare Perrache9h25 01:00PMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
1 transfer
05:00AMLyon7h45 12:45PMBarcelona
0 transfers
05:00AMLyon7h25 12:25PMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
0 transfers
10:30AMLyon, Gare Perrache8h30 07:00PMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
0 transfers
11:55PMLyon, Gare Perrache7h45 07:40AMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
0 transfers

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Bus times from Lyon to Barcelona

Showing times and prices for Dec 09

Fastest Journey

7 h 25 m

Average

8 h 10 m

Buses per day

5

Distance

531 km

Of the 5 buses that leave Lyon for Barcelona every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
05:00AMLyon7h25 12:25PMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
0 transfers
671One-way
11:55PMLyon, Gare Perrache7h45 07:40AMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
0 transfers
561One-way
05:00AMLyon7h45 12:45PMBarcelona
0 transfers
671One-way
10:30AMLyon, Gare Perrache8h30 07:00PMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
0 transfers
561One-way
03:35AMLyon, Gare Perrache9h25 01:00PMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
1 transfer
491One-way

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Overview: Bus from Lyon to Barcelona

distanceDistance329 miles (530 km)
durationAverage bus duration7 h 25 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$21 (€18)
frequencyBus frequency10 a day
changesDirect busYes, there are 10 direct buses a day
carriersBus companiesOuibus, Eurolines France, BlaBlaCar Bus, Ovanesovi Group, Eurolines Switzerland, BlaBlaCar, Linebus, Flixbus, Infobus, Alsa or Movelia

Buses from Lyon to Barcelona cover the 329 miles (530 km) long journey taking on average 7 h 25 min with our travel partners like Ouibus, Eurolines France, BlaBlaCar Bus, Ovanesovi Group, Eurolines Switzerland, BlaBlaCar, Linebus, Flixbus, Infobus, Alsa or Movelia. Normally, there are 10 buses operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this route for as low as $1 (€1), but the average price of bus tickets is $21 (€18). Travelers depart most frequently from Lyon Part Dieu and arrive in Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord.

Bus companies: BlaBlaCar Bus, FlixBus and Alsa from Lyon to Barcelona

Find the best trip to Barcelona from Lyon with Omio's bus partners BlaBlaCar Bus, FlixBus and Alsa! You'll find the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient journey for you.

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BlaBlaCar Bus (formerly known as Ouibus or iDBUS), a subsidiary of the popular French carpooling company, BlaBlaCar, is a bus company operating long-distance services in 10 countries in Europe. Founded in France, BlaBlaCar Bus provides connections to over 300 destinations. Standard amenities on the buses include air conditioning, toilets, USB and power outlets for charging phones, tablets and laptops during long bus journeys, extra legroom and adjustable seats. On select routes there is also free Wi-Fi available. BlaBlaCar Bus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and up to two checked bags per person.

Lyon to Barcelona bus information with BlaBlaCar Bus:

  • Average Duration: 8 h 2 min
  • BlaBlaCar Bus frequency: 4 a day

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.

    FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost bus companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance bus services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

    FlixBus from Lyon to Barcelona bus information:

    • Average Duration: 8 h 38 min
    • FlixBus frequency: 6 a day

    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

    Travel Tips: 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

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

    Can I enter Spain from France?

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

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

    Conditions of entry:

    • There are no current restrictions

    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 11/17/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your bus from Lyon to Barcelona as this information can change.

    The current restriction level for your return trip by bus from Barcelona to Lyon is: Unrestricted

    Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to France from Spain?

    Reentry to France is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Spain

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

    What are the requirements?

    • There are no current restrictions

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

    Last checked on 11/6/22. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your bus to Lyon from Barcelona here.

    Omio customers have found the cheapest buses from Lyon to Barcelona to cost as little as $1 (€1)  in the next 7 days.
    The bus price between Lyon and Barcelona is on average $21 (€18)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this journey in the next 7 days.
    The bus distance from Lyon to Barcelona is around 329 miles (530 km).
    While the time it takes to travel 329 miles (530 km) to Barcelona from Lyon can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Lyon to Barcelona bus journey time is on average 7 h 25 min.

    When taking the bus to Barcelona from Lyon, you can choose to depart from bus stations like Lyon, Gare Perrache, Lyon, Gare Part-Dieu and Lyon, Dardilly. Your trip can end in bus stations such as Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord, Barcelona, Aeropuerto Josep Tarradellas-El Prat (T1) and Barcelona, Estación de Autobuses de Barcelona/Sants.

    Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Lyon Part Dieu   and arrive in Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord.

    The most popular departure bus station with passengers for this journey, called Lyon Part Dieu, is located 2 miles (3.3 km) from the city center of Lyon.

    The most popular arrival bus station, Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord, is located 1.9 miles (3.1 km) away from the city center of Barcelona.

    If you're looking for buses from Lyon to Barcelona, you can rely on Ouibus, Eurolines France, BlaBlaCar Bus, Ovanesovi Group, Eurolines Switzerland, BlaBlaCar, Linebus, Flixbus, Infobus, Alsa or Movelia to get you to Barcelona. It's also good to check out all possible bus providers for the Lyon to Barcelona route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    Yes, there are 10 direct buses per day from Lyon to Barcelona with Flixbus, Alsa, BlaBlaCar or BlaBlaCar Bus, 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 book your bus ticket.
    The average number of buses departing Lyon for Barcelona is 10 a day. The bus schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
    The earliest bus for this route departs from Lyon at 4: 45 AM. The last bus leaves from Lyon at 11: 45 PM. Check Omio for the latest bus schedule from Lyon to Barcelona and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
    If you book a bus ticket from Lyon to Barcelona within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $21 (€18) one way. However, we recommend booking your bus in advance to get access to the best prices. Bus tickets to Barcelona from Lyon are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

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