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Bus Information between Lyon and Bologna

distanceDistance327 miles (527 km)
durationAverage bus duration9 h 30 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$55 (€44)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersFlixbus, Eurolines France, Baltour or BlaBlaCar

Buses from Lyon to Bologna cover the 327 miles (527 km) long journey taking on average 9 h 30 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, Eurolines France, Baltour or BlaBlaCar. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this journey for as low as $45 (€36), but the average price of bus tickets is $55 (€44). Travelers depart most frequently from Lyon Part Dieu and arrive in Bologna, Autostazione.

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FlixBus Lyon – Bologna

FlixBus buses will get you from Lyon to Bologna from $45 (€36). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best bus times and tickets for your trip.

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Buses from Lyon to Bologna
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FAQs
Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by bus between Lyon and Bologna?

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

Is international entry into Bologna from Lyon restricted?

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

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

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

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

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

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

The above information was last checked on 9/15/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus to Bologna from Lyon closer to your date of departure here

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

The current restriction level for your return trip by bus from Bologna to Lyon is: Partially open

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

Reentry to 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?

What are the requirements?

  • 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:

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

Last checked on 9/16/21. 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 Bologna here.

How much do cheap buses to Bologna from Lyon cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest buses from Lyon to Bologna to cost as little as $45 (€36)  in the next 7 days.
How much is a bus ticket to Bologna from Lyon?
The bus price from Lyon to Bologna is on average $55 (€44)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this journey in the next 7 days.
How far is Bologna from Lyon by bus?
The bus distance from Lyon to Bologna is around 327 miles (527 km).
How long is the bus ride between Lyon and Bologna?
While the time it takes to travel 327 miles (527 km) between Lyon and Bologna can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Lyon to Bologna bus journey time is on average 9 h 30 min.
When traveling by bus from Lyon to Bologna, which bus station in Lyon do I depart from and which bus station in Bologna do I arrive in?

When taking the bus between Lyon and Bologna, 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 Bologna, Autostazione, Bologna, Piaza XX Settembre and Bologna, Imola highway exit.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Lyon Part Dieu   and arrive in Bologna, Autostazione.

Where is the Lyon bus station located? Where is the Bologna bus station located?

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 Bologna most often arrive at Bologna, Autostazione and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from this bus station to the city center.

Which bus providers should I travel with from Lyon to Bologna?
For the route from Lyon to Bologna you can take a bus with Flixbus, Eurolines France, Baltour or BlaBlaCar. Be sure to check out all possible bus providers that offer services from Lyon to Bologna on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
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 journey departs from Lyon at 8: 45 AM. The last bus leaves from Lyon at 9: 00 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 early should I buy bus tickets from Lyon to Bologna to score the best deals?
The price of a one way bus ticket from Lyon to Bologna is on average $55 (€44) if you purchase 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 companies offering this route. In general, you can find bus tickets to Bologna from Lyon available a few months in advance.
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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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