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Bus Information to Bern from Lyon

distanceDistance149 miles (240 km)
durationAverage bus duration4 h 30 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$21 (€17)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersFlixbus, RegioJet, Eurolines Switzerland or BlaBlaCar

Buses from Lyon to Bern cover the 149 miles (240 km) long route taking on average 4 h 30 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, RegioJet, Eurolines Switzerland or BlaBlaCar. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $21 (€17), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $19 (€15). Travelers depart most frequently from Lyon Part Dieu and arrive in Bern, Schutzenmatte Hbf.

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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.

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

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    FAQs
    What are the travel restrictions for Bern, Switzerland if I'm coming from Lyon, France by bus?

    Travel between Lyon, France and Bern, Switzerland by bus is: Partially open.

    What is the status of international entry into Switzerland 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 Switzerland from Lyon?

    Conditions of entry:

    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
    • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
    • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
    • Health declaration required
    • Health declaration required

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

    When traveling in Switzerland, 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 9/13/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your bus between Lyon and Bern before traveling.

    What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to France from Bern, Switzerland?

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

    Is my return bus into Lyon from Bern restricted?

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

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

    Conditions of reentry:

    • 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?

    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 Bern closer to your date of departure here here.

    How much are cheap buses to Bern from Lyon?
    Bus tickets to Bern from Lyon for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $19 (€15)  one way in the next 7 days.
    What is the cost of a bus to Bern from Lyon?
    In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $21 (€17)  for a bus ticket between Lyon and Bern.
    How far is Bern from Lyon by bus?
    When traveling this route you should expect the distance to Bern from Lyon by bus to be approximately 149 miles (240 km).
    How long is a bus between Lyon and Bern on average?
    On average the Lyon to Bern bus travel time is 4 h 30 min  for the 149 miles (240 km) long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
    Which bus station from Lyon to Bern do I depart from? Which Bern bus station from Lyon do I arrive in?

    When taking the bus to Bern from Lyon, you can choose to depart from bus stations like Lyon, Gare Perrache, Lyon, Dardilly and Lyon, Lyon Perrache. Your journey can end in bus stations such as Bern, Schutzenmatte Hbf, Bern and Bern, Car-Terminal Neufeld.

    Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Lyon Part Dieu   and arrive in Bern, Schutzenmatte Hbf.

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

    The most popular departure bus station with passengers for this journey, called Lyon Part Dieu, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center of Lyon.

    The most popular arrival bus station, Bern, Schutzenmatte Hbf, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center of Bern.

    What bus providers go from Lyon to Bern?
    For the trip from Lyon to Bern you can take a bus with Flixbus, RegioJet, Eurolines Switzerland or BlaBlaCar. Be sure to check out all possible bus providers that offer services between Lyon and Bern on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
    What are the first and last departure bus times from Lyon to Bern?
    You can take the first bus from Lyon to Bern at 5: 20 AM. The last bus from Lyon to Bern that you can take departs at 2: 15 PM. Omio shows you the latest bus from Lyon to Bern schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
    How early should I purchase Lyon to Bern bus tickets to get the best deals?
    The price of a one way bus ticket from Lyon to Bern is on average $21 (€17) if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for buses from all possible bus providers offering this route. In general, you can find bus tickets to Bern from Lyon available a few months in advance.
    Stations

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Lyon
    Bern
    Lyon
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