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Bus Information to Dortmund from Lyon

distanceDistance415 miles (669 km)
durationAverage bus duration15 h 40 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$69 (€56)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesFlixbus

Buses from Lyon to Dortmund cover the 415 miles (669 km) long journey taking on average 15 h 40 min with our travel partners like Flixbus. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $69 (€56), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $53 (€43). Travelers depart most frequently from Lyon Part Dieu and arrive in Dortmund, Hauptbahnhof.

Bus companies

Lyon to Dortmund with FlixBus

FlixBus buses will get you from Lyon to Dortmund from $53 (€43). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best bus times and tickets for your trip.

FlixBus

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 from Lyon to Dortmund.

Omio helps you compare and book the perfect bus with FlixBus from Lyon to Dortmund for a smooth and relaxing journey. Check the latest FlixBus bus schedules for the ideal departure and arrival times, take a look at the travel information for the Lyon to Dortmund bus with FlixBus (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), compare the best connections for your Lyon - Dortmund trip and then book a cheap bus ticket with ease. The distance from Lyon to Dortmund by bus is 415 miles (669 km). You can book tickets for this FlixBus bus for as low as $53 (€43) one-way if you book in advance. When you search for FlixBus tickets between Lyon and Dortmund in the Omio app, you can also check whether they are mobile tickets quickly and easily. If they are mobile tickets, then you can go paperless when taking a bus. Book that perfect FlixBus Lyon - Dortmund bus ticket online and enjoy your trip!

Please follow the recommendations outlined by FlixBus when booking your bus tickets from Lyon to Dortmund 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

Travel Tips

Buses from Lyon to Dortmund
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FAQs
Is cross-border travel by bus between Lyon, France and Dortmund, Germany allowed?

Travel between Lyon, France and Dortmund, Germany by bus is: Partially open.

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Dortmund, Germany?

When traveling in Germany, 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 9/26/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your bus to Dortmund from Lyon before traveling.

What restrictions are there on reentering France from Dortmund, Germany?

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

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

Reentry to France is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

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

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 9/26/21. 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 Dortmund here.

What is the price of the cheapest bus from Lyon to Dortmund?
Omio customers have found the cheapest buses from Lyon to Dortmund to cost as little as $53 (€43)  in the next 7 days.
How much does it cost to take a bus between Lyon and Dortmund?
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $69 (€56)  for a bus ticket between Lyon and Dortmund.
What is the distance to Dortmund from Lyon by bus?
The distance to Dortmund from Lyon by bus is approximately 415 miles (669 km).
How many hours is the bus time to Dortmund from Lyon?
On average the Lyon to Dortmund bus travel time is 15 h 40 min  for the 415 miles (669 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
When traveling by bus from Lyon to Dortmund, which bus station in Lyon do I depart from and which bus station in Dortmund do I arrive in?

There are a few bus stations in Lyon to start your journey from including Lyon, Gare Perrache, Lyon, Dardilly and Lyon, Lyon Perrache. In Dortmund you have a few bus station options to choose from for your arrival including Dortmund, Hauptbahnhof, Dortmund, Hauptbahnhof and Dortmund, ZOB am Hbf.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Lyon Part Dieu   and arrive in Dortmund, Hauptbahnhof.

Where do I find the Lyon bus station to Dortmund? Where is the Dortmund bus station?

Passengers board the bus most frequently from Lyon Part Dieu, which is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center, and they get off the bus at Dortmund, Hauptbahnhof, located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center.

Which bus providers should I travel with from Lyon to Dortmund?
Take the Lyon to Dortmund bus with Flixbus. However, it's always good to check out all possible bus companies for the route from Lyon to Dortmund as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
What time is the earliest bus from Lyon to Dortmund? What time is the last bus from Lyon to Dortmund?
You can take the first bus from Lyon to Dortmund at 12: 15 PM. The last bus from Lyon to Dortmund that you can take departs at 9: 55 PM. Omio shows you the latest bus from Lyon to Dortmund schedule to help you book the best departure time for this route.
How far in advance should I book a bus ticket from Lyon to Dortmund to get the best deals?
If you purchase a bus ticket from Lyon to Dortmund within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $69 (€56) one way. However, we recommend booking your bus in advance to get access to the best prices. Bus tickets from Lyon to Dortmund are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.