Lyon to Geneva bus

Cheap bus tickets from Lyon to Geneva

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12

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12

The best way to find a cheap bus ticket from Lyon to Geneva is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

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05:00PMLyon, Gare Perrache2h15 07:15PMGeneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere
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04:35AMLyon, Gare Perrache2h10 06:45AMGeneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere
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Bus schedule from Lyon to Geneva

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04:35AMLyon, Gare Perrache2h10 06:45AMGeneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere
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05:00PMLyon, Gare Perrache2h15 07:15PMGeneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere
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Bus times from Lyon to Geneva

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Fastest Journey

2 h 10 m

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2 h 12 m

Buses per day

2

Distance

112 km

Of the 2 buses that leave Lyon for Geneva every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

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04:35AMLyon, Gare Perrache2h10 06:45AMGeneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere
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121One-way
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05:00PMLyon, Gare Perrache2h15 07:15PMGeneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere
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121One-way

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Overview: Bus from Lyon to Geneva

distanceDistance69 miles (112 km)
durationAverage bus duration2 h 14 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$12 (€11)
frequencyBus frequency10 a day
changesDirect busYes, there are 10 direct buses a day
carriersBus companiesSNCF | TGV Lyria, Eurolines France, BlaBlaCar Bus, SNCF | Autocar, Eurolines Switzerland, Flixbus, BlaBlaCar, Ouibus, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Union Ivkoni International, Alsa, RegioJet or Infobus

Buses from Lyon to Geneva cover the 69 miles (112 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 14 min with our travel partners like SNCF | TGV Lyria, Eurolines France, BlaBlaCar Bus, SNCF | Autocar, Eurolines Switzerland, Flixbus, BlaBlaCar, Ouibus, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Union Ivkoni International, Alsa, RegioJet or Infobus. Normally, there are 10 buses operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $12 (€11), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $11 (€10). Travelers depart most frequently from Lyon Part Dieu and arrive in Geneva, Eaux-Vives.

Bus companies: Alsa, Student Agency and BlaBlaCar Bus from Lyon to Geneva

For as little as $11 (€10) you can travel by bus to Geneva from Lyon with Alsa, Student Agency and BlaBlaCar Bus. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this journey.

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Alsa is the main provider of bus travel in Spain. As a subsidiary of the UK bus company National Express, Alsa offers a plethora of regional, national and international routes and transports more than 300 million passengers per year. Alsa has an impressive fleet of buses with different levels of comfort and amenities on offer. Aside from the Alsa Normal bus with free WiFi, bathrooms, footrests and entertainment on board, the Alsa Supra, Alsa Eurobus and Alsa Premium buses provide more luxurious services when traveling by road, depending on the specific route. Apart from the Standard ticket, Alsa offers other bus tickets like Minimum, Reduced and Flexible fares on select routes.

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

    One of the best ways to travel from Lyon to Geneva is by taking a bus with Student Agency. Omio helps you find the ideal Student Agency bus from Lyon to 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 journey. You can expect to travel 69 miles (112 km) to Geneva from Lyon on a bus with Student Agency. If you are using the Omio app to search for buses from Lyon to Geneva, 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!

    Student Agency from Lyon to Geneva bus information:

    • Average Duration: 2 h 20 min
    • Student Agency frequency: 1 a day

    BlaBlaCar Bus (formerly known as Ouibus or iDBUS), a subsidiary of the popular French carpooling company, BlaBlaCar, is a bus company operating long-distance services in 10 countries in Europe. Founded in France, BlaBlaCar Bus provides connections to over 300 destinations. Standard amenities on the buses include air conditioning, toilets, USB and power outlets for charging phones, tablets and laptops during long bus journeys, extra legroom and adjustable seats. On select routes there is also free Wi-Fi available. BlaBlaCar Bus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and up to two checked bags per person.

    Lyon to Geneva bus information with BlaBlaCar Bus:

    • Average Duration: 2 h 19 min
    • Average Price: $11
    • BlaBlaCar Bus frequency: 2 a day

     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.

    Travel Tips: Bus to Geneva from Lyon

    Travel Tips: Take the bus to Geneva 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 Geneva.
    FAQs

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

    What is the status of international entry into Switzerland from France?

    International entry status: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of France

    Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Lyon?

    Conditions of entry:

    • There are no current restrictions

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

    When traveling in Switzerland, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

    • Physical distance requirement: metre (s) ( feet)
    • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

    The information above was last checked on 11/6/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your bus to Geneva from Lyon before traveling.

    The current restriction level for your return trip by bus from Geneva to Lyon is: Unrestricted

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

    Reentry to France is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

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

    What are the requirements?

    • There are no current restrictions

    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: Recommended

    Last checked on 11/6/22. 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 Geneva here.

    Omio customers have found cheap bus tickets to Geneva from Lyon for as low as $11 (€10)  for the next 7 days.
    The Lyon to Geneva bus ticket price is on average $12 (€11)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this journey in the next week.
    The bus distance from Lyon to Geneva is around 69 miles (112 km).
    The Lyon to Geneva bus duration is on average 2 h 14 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.

    Omio customers traveling this route book their buses from Lyon Part Dieu   to Geneva, Eaux-Vives.

    Passengers board the bus most frequently from Lyon Part Dieu, which is located around 2 miles (3.3 km) away from the city center, and they get off the bus at Geneva, Eaux-Vives, located 1.2 miles (2 km) away from the city center.

    Take the Lyon to Geneva bus with SNCF | TGV Lyria, Eurolines France, BlaBlaCar Bus, SNCF | Autocar, Eurolines Switzerland, Flixbus, BlaBlaCar, Ouibus, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Union Ivkoni International, Alsa, RegioJet 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.
    Yes, there are 10 direct buses per day from Lyon to Geneva, and you can find a direct bus for this journey with Flixbus, Alsa, BlaBlaCar or BlaBlaCar Bus  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you buy your bus ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
    On average, there are 10 buses a day from Lyon to Geneva. The bus times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    You can take the earliest bus from Lyon to Geneva at 8: 30 PM   or take the last bus from Lyon to Geneva leaving at 8: 30 PM. Look for the latest Lyon to Geneva bus schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the bus for this trip.
    If you purchase a bus ticket from Lyon to Geneva within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $12 (€11) one way. However, we recommend booking your bus in advance to get access to the best prices. Bus tickets to Geneva from Lyon are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

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