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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 Bologna will cost around $ 60 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 43.
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9 h 35 m
11 h 22 m
Buses per day
Of the 6 buses that leave Lyon for Bologna every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct buses cover the 528 km distance in an average of 11 h 22 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 9 h 35 m .
The slowest buses will take 13 h 10 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.
|Distance||327 miles (527 km)|
|Average bus duration||9 h 30 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$38 (€32)|
|Bus providers||Flixbus, Eurolines France, Baltour or BlaBlaCar|
Buses from Lyon to Bologna cover the 327 miles (527 km) long route taking on average 9 h 30 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, Eurolines France, Baltour or BlaBlaCar. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $38 (€32), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $34 (€29). Travelers depart most frequently from Lyon Part Dieu and arrive in Bologna, Autostazione.
You can travel by bus to Bologna from Lyon with FlixBus for as low as $34 (€29). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.
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' current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your bus between Lyon and Bologna are the following:
Travel between Lyon, France and Bologna, Italy by bus is: Partially open.
International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France
Conditions of entry:
When traveling in Italy, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
The information above was last checked on 1/27/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus between Lyon and Bologna before traveling.
Return travel from Italy to France is: Partially open.
Entry into France is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy
Requirements for reentering:
The government of France has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 1/26/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your bus to Lyon from Bologna.
Some of the Lyon bus stations to Bologna you can start your journey from include Lyon, Gare Perrache, Lyon, Dardilly and Lyon, Lyon Perrache. Similarly, some of the arrival bus stations in Bologna include Bologna, Autostazione, Bologna, Piaza XX Settembre and Bologna, Imola highway exit.
When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Lyon Part Dieu and arriving in Bologna, Autostazione.
Passengers board their bus most frequently from Lyon Part Dieu and travel around 1.1 miles (1.8 km) from the city center to this bus station.
Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Bologna, Autostazione and need to travel approximately 0.8 miles (1.3 km) from the bus station to the city center in Bologna.
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