The cheapest buses from Lyon to Barcelona

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Cheapest

$168

Average

$168

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 $ 168 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 168.

01:00AMLyon, Gare Perrache34h35 11:35AMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
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$1681One-way

Timetable Lyon to Barcelona

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The fastest buses from Lyon to Barcelona

Showing times and prices for Sep 21

Fastest Journey

1d 10 h 35 m

Average

1d 10 h 35 m

Buses per day

1

Distance

531 km

It's difficult to get from Lyon to Barcelona without transferring at least once.

01:00AMLyon, Gare Perrache34h35 11:35AMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
1 changes
$1681One-way

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Bus Information between Lyon and Barcelona

distanceDistance329 miles (530 km)
durationAverage bus duration7 h 25 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$41 (€33)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersFlixbus, 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 25 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, Ouibus, Eurolines France, BlaBlaCar, Eurolines Switzerland, BlaBlaCar Bus, Linebus or Alsa. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $41 (€33), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $21 (€17). Travelers depart most frequently from Lyon Part Dieu and arrive in Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord.

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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 Lyon and Barcelona.

Omio helps you find the perfect Lyon - Barcelona bus with FlixBus. Whether you are searching for the fastest, earliest or cheapest bus between Lyon and Barcelona, Omio shows you FlixBus’s current bus schedules, tickets, prices and other travel information (such as baggage allowance and amenities onboard) to help you find the best bus ticket for your upcoming Lyon to Barcelona journey. You can expect to travel around 329 miles (530 km) from Lyon to Barcelona on a bus with FlixBus. Once you are ready, buy your one-way FlixBus tickets between Lyon and Barcelona starting as low as $36 (€29) if you book in advance. If you use the Omio app to book your ticket, you can check straight away to see if it's a mobile ticket so that you can go paperless when traveling by bus instead of purchasing tickets at the bus station in person. So, book your tickets with ease and comfort online and enjoy a smooth journey with FlixBus!

Please follow the recommendations outlined by FlixBus when booking your bus tickets between Lyon and Barcelona 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

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.

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FAQs
Is cross-border travel by bus between Lyon, France and Barcelona, Spain allowed?

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

What is the status of international entry into Spain from France?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • 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

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

When traveling in Spain, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

The information above was last checked on 9/19/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your bus between Lyon and Barcelona before traveling.

Do I need to quarantine when I return to France from Barcelona, Spain?

The restriction level for your return bus to Lyon, France from Barcelona is: Partially open.

Is my return bus into Lyon from Barcelona restricted?

International entry 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?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 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?

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

  • Social distancing required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 9/19/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus to Lyon from Barcelona closer to your date of departure here here.

How much are cheap buses between Lyon and Barcelona?
Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest bus from Lyon to Barcelona for the next 7 days starting from $21 (€17)  one way.
What is the cost of a bus from Lyon to Barcelona?
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $41 (€33)  for a bus ticket between Lyon and Barcelona.
What is the distance to Barcelona from Lyon by bus?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance to Barcelona from Lyon by bus to be approximately 329 miles (530 km).
How long is the bus ride between Lyon and Barcelona?
On average the Lyon to Barcelona bus travel time is 7 h 25 min  for the 329 miles (530 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
Which bus station from Lyon to Barcelona do I depart from? Which Barcelona bus station from Lyon do I arrive in?

Some of the Lyon bus stations to Barcelona you can start your journey from include Lyon, Gare Perrache, Lyon, Dardilly and Lyon, Lyon Perrache. Similarly, some of the arrival bus stations in Barcelona include Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord, Barcelona, Aeropuerto Josep Tarradellas-El Prat (T1) and Barcelona, Estación de Autobuses de Barcelona/Sants.

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Lyon Part Dieu   and arriving in Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord.

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

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their buses from Lyon Part Dieu and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center to get to this bus station.

Passengers arriving in Barcelona most often arrive at Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 2 km from this bus station to the city center.

Which bus providers can take me between Lyon and Barcelona?
For the trip from Lyon to Barcelona you can take a bus with Flixbus, Ouibus, Eurolines France, BlaBlaCar, Eurolines Switzerland, BlaBlaCar Bus, Linebus or Alsa. Be sure to check out all possible bus companies that offer services to Barcelona from Lyon on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Are there any nonstop bus services from Lyon to Barcelona?
Yes, you can find a direct bus to Barcelona from Lyon with Flixbus, Alsa or Eurolines Switzerland  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you buy your bus ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time traveling to your destination.
When can I take the first bus from Lyon to Barcelona? When can I take the last bus for the day?
The earliest bus for this route departs from Lyon at 5: 35 AM. The last bus leaves from Lyon at 11: 00 PM. Check Omio for the latest bus schedule from Lyon to Barcelona and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How early should I book Lyon to Barcelona bus tickets to get the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for buses in advance to score the best deals from all possible bus companies offering this journey and save money. If you book bus tickets from Lyon to Barcelona within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $41 (€33) one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your bus ticket from Lyon to Barcelona a few months in advance.
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