Cheap bus tickets from Lyon to Geneva

Showing times and prices for Dec 4

Cheapest

$13

Average

$18

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 Geneva will cost around $ 18 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 13.

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05:00PMLyon, Gare Perrache2h15 07:15PMGeneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere
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$131One-way
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06:30AMLyon, Gare Perrache3h00 09:30AMGeneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere
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$131One-way
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11:00AMLyon, Gare Perrache2h45 01:45PMGeneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere
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$161One-way
06:30AMLyon, Gare Perrache2h30 09:00AMGeneva
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$201One-way
11:00AMLyon, Gare Perrache2h15 01:15PMGeneva
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$201One-way

Bus schedule from Lyon to Geneva

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06:30AMLyon, Gare Perrache2h30 09:00AMGeneva
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06:30AMLyon, Gare Perrache3h00 09:30AMGeneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere
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09:15AMLyon, Gare Lyon-Perrache2h30 11:45AMGeneve, Place Dorcière
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11:00AMLyon, Gare Perrache2h15 01:15PMGeneva
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11:00AMLyon, Gare Perrache2h45 01:45PMGeneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere
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05:00PMLyon, Gare Perrache2h15 07:15PMGeneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere
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Dec 3
$35SNCF | TER
$17BlaBlaCar Bus
Sat
Dec 4
$35SNCF | TER
$12Flixbus
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Dec 5
$35SNCF | TER
$5BlaBlaCar Bus
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Dec 6
$35SNCF | TER
$8Flixbus
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Dec 7
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$17Flixbus
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Dec 8
$18SNCF | TER
$8Flixbus
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Dec 9
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$5BlaBlaCar Bus
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Dec 10
$18SNCF | TER
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Dec 11
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$8BlaBlaCar Bus
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Dec 12
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$5BlaBlaCar Bus
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Dec 13
$35SNCF | TER
$8Flixbus
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Dec 14
$35SNCF | TER
$10Flixbus
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Dec 15
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$8Flixbus
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Dec 16
$35SNCF | TER
$5BlaBlaCar Bus
Fri
Dec 17
$35SNCF | TER
$10Alsa
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Dec 18
$35SNCF | TER
$12STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
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Dec 19
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$12Flixbus
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Dec 20
$35SNCF | TER
$12Flixbus
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Dec 21
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$8Flixbus
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Dec 22
$35SNCF | TER
$8Flixbus
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Dec 23
$35SNCF | TER
$12Flixbus

Bus times from Lyon to Geneva

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Fastest Journey

2 h 15 m

Average

2 h 32 m

Buses per day

6

Distance

112 km

Of the 6 buses that leave Lyon for Geneva every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 112 km distance in an average of 2 h 32 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 2 h 15 m .

The slowest buses will take 3 h 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
11:00AMLyon, Gare Perrache2h15 01:15PMGeneva
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$201One-way
Fastest
05:00PMLyon, Gare Perrache2h15 07:15PMGeneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere
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$131One-way
2nd Fastest
06:30AMLyon, Gare Perrache2h30 09:00AMGeneva
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$201One-way
2nd Fastest
09:15AMLyon, Gare Lyon-Perrache2h30 11:45AMGeneve, Place Dorcière
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$241One-way
11:00AMLyon, Gare Perrache2h45 01:45PMGeneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere
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$161One-way

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Bus Information to Geneva from Lyon

distanceDistance69 miles (112 km)
durationAverage bus duration2 h 15 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$10 (€9)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesFlixbus, Ouibus, BlaBlaCar, Eurolines Switzerland, RegioJet, Eurolines France or Infobus

Buses from Lyon to Geneva cover the 69 miles (112 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 15 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, Ouibus, BlaBlaCar, Eurolines Switzerland, RegioJet, Eurolines France or Infobus. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this trip for as low as $5 (€4), but the average price of bus tickets is $10 (€9). Travelers depart most frequently from Lyon Part Dieu and arrive in Geneva, Eaux-Vives.

Bus providers

Student Agency and FlixBus from Lyon to Geneva

Travel to Geneva from Lyon from $5 (€4) with Omio’s bus partners Student Agency and FlixBus! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular route for you.

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RegioJet is the leading bus company in the Czech Republic. Choose from the following ticket fare options for your next bus from Lyon to Geneva: Low Cost, Standard, Fun & Relax, Relax and Business.

One of the best ways to travel between Lyon and Geneva is by taking a bus with Student Agency. Omio helps you find the ideal Student Agency bus between Lyon and Geneva by showing you Student Agency current bus schedules and timetables, the bus tickets on offer (including amenities offered onboard and travel information like baggage allowance) and the best prices for this Lyon to Geneva route. You can expect to travel 69 miles (112 km) between Lyon and Geneva on a bus with Student Agency. If you are using the Omio app to search for buses to Geneva from Lyon, you can check straight away if the Student Agency ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when traveling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the bus station. Once you’ve found that perfect bus, book your Student Agency bus ticket on Omio quickly and easily, then enjoy your upcoming trip from Lyon to Geneva!

     Coach from Lyon to Geneva

    On average, 8 buses leave Lyon for Geneva daily, predominantly as direct connections. The distance between Lyon and Geneva is about 70 miles, and the journey lasts around 2 and a half hours. However, the time could either be more or less depending on the coach taken, as well as the traffic situation along the route. Buses that involve a change are, of course, the slowest.

    How long is the journey by bus from Lyon to Geneva?

    Buses from Lyon to Geneva take approximately 2 hours 39 minutes to cover the 70 mile journey. The fastest bus plying the route between these two destinations takes 2 hours 15 minutes, and it usually leaves Lyon at around 5:00 p.m, arriving in Geneva just after 7:00 p.m. Some coaches involve changes, thus taking up to 3 hours to cover the distance.

    How many coaches are there from Lyon to Geneva?

    The number of bus connections from Lyon to Geneva varies between 8 and 10 from Tuesday to Sunday. All connections on Tuesdays and Wednesdays are direct, but there is one change each on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The frequency of trips between the two cities drops drastically to only three on Mondays. The earliest coach leaves Lyon at around 6:00 a.m. and reaches Geneva mid-morning. The last bus connection leaves Lyon for Geneva at around 7:15 p.m.

    What is/are the departure and arrival stations for buses from Lyon to Geneva?

    Departure bus station: Buses from Lyon to Geneva have Gare Perrache as their main departure point. The station lies about 1.9 miles from the town center, and travelers can easily access it via bus, metro or light rail. The bus stop boasts public telephone booths, a bar and fast-food joints, a tobacco shop, and newspaper stands, among other amenities.

    Arrival bus station: Coaches that arrive in Geneva from Lyon stop at the Place Dorcière.  The terminal is about 290 meters from the Geneva city center and is easily accessible by walking. There are numerous restaurants, souvenir shops and world-class restaurants around it.

    Which coach providers travel from Lyon to Geneva?

    Two coach providers, Blablabus and Eurolines, offer comfortable connections for buses from Lyon to Geneva. Blablabus departs Lyon mainly from the Gare Perrache, arriving in Geneva at the Place Dorcière. The earliest Blablabus connection leaves Lyon for Geneva at around 6:00 a.m. for the journey, lasting 2 hours 30 minutes. The last trip by the same operator departs Gare Perrache at just after 5:00 p.m., arriving at Place Dorcière in Geneva at a quarter past 7:00 p.m. Eurolines offers the second fastest, cheapest connection. The first trip departs mid-morning, and the last one departs ar about 4:00 p.m.

    Blablabus and Eurolines Lyon to Geneva

    Blablabus runs 8 to 10 trips per day from Lyon to Geneva, with the earliest trip leaving Lyon for Geneva from Gare Perrache at about 6:00 a.m. The last coach arrives in Geneva at roughly 7:15 p.m.  Most of the trips are direct connections, although there are single changes on most days.

    Eurolines coaches run 2 trips daily from Lyon to Geneva, both of them as direct connections. The departure points are at the Gare Perrache and the Lyon Aéroport. The first bus leaves just before 10:00 a.m., and the last one leaves Lyon for Geneva at around 4:00 p.m.

    Lyon to Geneva Coach: Services on Board

    Blablablus is fully-accessible with a simple booking procedure. Those who want to pay a little extra can reserve a seat of their choice, particularly if front row seats with spacious legroom are required. The operator does not allow pets on board, aside for service animals. Bikes are only allowed if they are foldable and have protective covers. The company welcomes passengers with disabilities.

    Eurolines offers reservations for those who want to travel in comfort, with the first four rows having enough legroom to allow for stretching. These coaches don't allow bikes on board, and guide dogs are the only pets allowed on board.

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    FAQs
    Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for buses from Lyon to Geneva?

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

    Is international entry into Geneva 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 Switzerland from Lyon?

    Entry Requirements:

    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
    • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
    • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
    • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
    • Health declaration required
    • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

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

    The government of Switzerland 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 11/29/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus between Lyon and Geneva closer to your date of departure here

    What is the restriction level for the return leg of a round trip journey from Geneva, Switzerland to Lyon, France?

    Return travel from Switzerland to France is: Partially open.

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

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

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

    Requirements for reentering:

    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 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 placed under state 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 12/3/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your bus to Lyon from Geneva.

    How much are cheap buses between Lyon and Geneva?
    If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Lyon to Geneva buses for as little as $5 (€4)  in the next 7 days.
    How much is a bus ticket from Lyon to Geneva?
    The Lyon to Geneva bus ticket price is on average $10 (€9)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this journey in the next week.
    How far is Geneva from Lyon by bus?
    The bus distance from Lyon to Geneva is around 69 miles (112 km).
    How long is the bus ride from Lyon to Geneva?
    The Lyon to Geneva bus duration is on average 2 h 15 min, which is to be expected when traveling 69 miles (112 km) from Lyon to Geneva. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
    What station does the bus from Lyon to Geneva depart from? Which Geneva bus station do I come into from Lyon?

    Omio customers book a bus from Lyon Part Dieu   to Geneva, Eaux-Vives   most frequently for this route.

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

    You can find the most popular departure bus station for this journey, Lyon Part Dieu, located approximately 1.1 miles (1.8 km) from the city center of Lyon. The most popular arrival bus station in Geneva, called Geneva, Eaux-Vives, is located around 0.5 miles (752 m) away from its city center.

    What bus companies go from Lyon to Geneva?
    Take the Lyon to Geneva bus with Flixbus, Ouibus, BlaBlaCar, Eurolines Switzerland, RegioJet, Eurolines France or Infobus. However, it's always good to check out all possible bus providers for the route to Geneva from Lyon as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    Are there any nonstop bus services from Lyon to Geneva?
    Yes, you can look for direct buses from Lyon to Geneva with BlaBlaCar or BlaBlaCar Bus  without needing to transfer at another stop in between. Taking a direct bus tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this trip.
    When does the first bus depart from Lyon to Geneva? When does the last bus depart from Lyon to Geneva?
    You can take the earliest bus from Lyon to Geneva at 5: 15 AM   or take the last bus from Lyon to Geneva leaving at 5: 05 PM. Look for the latest Lyon to Geneva bus schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the bus for this trip.
    How early should I book bus tickets from Lyon to Geneva to score the best deals?
    In general, we recommend booking tickets for buses in advance to score the best deals from all possible bus providers offering this journey and save money. If you buy bus tickets between Lyon and Geneva within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $10 (€9) one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your bus ticket from Lyon to Geneva a few months in advance.