Cheap bus tickets from Lyon to Bologna

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Cheapest

$43

Average

$60

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.

Cheapest
03:25AMLyon, Gare Perrache9h35 01:00PMBologna, Autostazione
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$431One-way
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11:00PMLyon, Gare Perrache10h30 09:30AMBologna, Autostazione
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$431One-way
2nd Cheapest
10:45AMLyon, Gare Perrache13h10 11:55PMBologna, Autostazione
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$461One-way
02:40PMLyon, Gare Perrache11h10 01:50AMBologna, Autostazione
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$611One-way
06:00PMLyon, Gare Perrache11h05 05:05AMBologna, Autostazione
1 changes
$611One-way

Bus schedule from Lyon to Bologna

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03:25AMLyon, Gare Perrache9h35 01:00PMBologna, Autostazione
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08:00AMLyon, Gare Perrache12h45 08:45PMBologna, Autostazione
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10:45AMLyon, Gare Perrache13h10 11:55PMBologna, Autostazione
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02:40PMLyon, Gare Perrache11h10 01:50AMBologna, Autostazione
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06:00PMLyon, Gare Perrache11h05 05:05AMBologna, Autostazione
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11:00PMLyon, Gare Perrache10h30 09:30AMBologna, Autostazione
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Fri
Jan 28
$43Flixbus
$198Air France
Sat
Jan 29
$37Flixbus
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Jan 30
$34Flixbus
$139Air France
Mon
Jan 31
$34Flixbus
$94HOP!
Tue
Feb 1
$43Flixbus
$198Air France
Wed
Feb 2
$34Flixbus
$198Air France
Thu
Feb 3
$37Flixbus
$132Air France
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Feb 4
$34Flixbus
$94HOP!
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Feb 5
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Sun
Feb 6
$39Flixbus
$198HOP!
Mon
Feb 7
$40Flixbus
$198Air France
Wed
Feb 9
$34Flixbus
$198Air France
Thu
Feb 10
$37Flixbus
$133Air France
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Feb 11
$40Flixbus
$103HOP!
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Feb 12
$41Flixbus
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Sun
Feb 13
$34Flixbus
$140Air France
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Feb 14
$37Flixbus
$133Air France
Wed
Feb 16
$34Flixbus
$94HOP!

Bus times from Lyon to Bologna

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Fastest Journey

9 h 35 m

Average

11 h 22 m

Buses per day

6

Distance

528 km

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.

Fastest
03:25AMLyon, Gare Perrache9h35 01:00PMBologna, Autostazione
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$431One-way
2nd Fastest
11:00PMLyon, Gare Perrache10h30 09:30AMBologna, Autostazione
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$431One-way
06:00PMLyon, Gare Perrache11h05 05:05AMBologna, Autostazione
1 changes
$611One-way
02:40PMLyon, Gare Perrache11h10 01:50AMBologna, Autostazione
1 changes
$611One-way
08:00AMLyon, Gare Perrache12h45 08:45PMBologna, Autostazione
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$1061One-way

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Overview: Bus from Lyon to Bologna

distanceDistance327 miles (527 km)
durationAverage bus duration9 h 30 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$38 (€32)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersFlixbus, 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.

Bus companies: FlixBus from Lyon to Bologna

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

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.

  • Average Price: $34

FlixBus' current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your bus between Lyon and Bologna are the following:

  • 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

Travel Tips: Bus to Bologna from Lyon

Take the bus to Bologna 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 Bologna.
FAQs

Is cross-border travel by bus between Lyon, France and Bologna, Italy allowed?

Travel between Lyon, France and Bologna, Italy by bus is: Partially open.

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 48 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • 5-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Bologna, Italy?

When traveling in Italy, 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 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.

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Lyon, France from Bologna, Italy?

Return travel from Italy to France is: Partially open.

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

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

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

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 1/26/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your bus to Lyon from Bologna.

What is the price of the cheapest bus from Lyon to Bologna?

Omio customers have found the cheapest buses from Lyon to Bologna to cost as little as $34 (€29)  in the next 7 days.

How much is a bus ticket between Lyon and Bologna?

In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $38 (€32)  for a bus ticket from Lyon to Bologna.

What is the distance to Bologna from Lyon by bus?

The Lyon to Bologna bus distance is approximately 327 miles (527 km).

What is the Lyon to Bologna bus travel time?

The Lyon to Bologna bus duration is on average 9 h 30 min, which is to be expected when traveling 327 miles (527 km) from Lyon to Bologna. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

Which bus station from Lyon to Bologna do I depart from? Which Bologna bus station from Lyon do I arrive in?

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.

Where is the bus station in Lyon to go to Bologna? Where is the bus station in Bologna located?

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.

Which bus companies should I travel with from Lyon to Bologna?

If you're looking for buses from Lyon to Bologna, you can rely on Flixbus, Eurolines France, Baltour or BlaBlaCar to get you to Bologna. It's also good to check out all possible bus companies for the Lyon to Bologna trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

Are there any direct buses from Lyon to Bologna?

Yes, you can search for direct buses from Lyon to Bologna on Omio with Flixbus, 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 purchase your bus ticket.

When does the first bus depart from Lyon to Bologna? When does the last bus depart from Lyon to Bologna?

The earliest bus for this trip departs from Lyon at 9: 45 AM. The last bus leaves from Lyon at 10: 59 PM. Check Omio for the latest bus schedule from Lyon to Bologna and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.

How far in advance should I book bus tickets from Lyon to Bologna for the best deals?

You can find buses from Lyon to Bologna to cost on average $38 (€32) 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 Bologna bus generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.