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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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.
|Distance||69 miles (112 km)|
|Average bus duration||2 h 15 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$10 (€9)|
|Bus companies||Flixbus, 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.
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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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
Travel by bus between Lyon, France and Geneva, Switzerland is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France
The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
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
Return travel from Switzerland to France is: Partially open.
Entry into France is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
Requirements for reentering:
The government of France has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
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.
Omio customers book a bus from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneva, Eaux-Vives most frequently for this route.
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.
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