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Of the 17 buses that leave Lyon for Geneva every day 17 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 41 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 15 m .
The slowest buses will take 4 h 30 m 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.
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 $ 15 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 10.
|Distance||69 miles (112 km)|
|Average bus duration||2 h 20 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$8 (€7)|
|Bus providers||Flixbus, Ouibus, BlaBlaCar, Eurolines Switzerland, RegioJet, Eurolines France or Infobus|
Buses from Lyon to Geneva cover the 69 miles (112 km) long route taking on average 2 h 20 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, Ouibus, BlaBlaCar, Eurolines Switzerland, RegioJet, Eurolines France or Infobus. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $8 (€7)], you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $6 (€5). Travelers depart most frequently from Lyon Part Dieu and arrive in Geneva, Eaux-Vives.
FlixBus and Student Agency buses will get you between Lyon and Geneva from $6 (€5). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best bus times and tickets for your trip.
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FlixBus has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your FlixBus tickets from Lyon to Geneva and when traveling by bus:
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 between Lyon, France and Geneva, Switzerland by bus is: Partially open.
International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France
Conditions of entry:
When traveling in Switzerland, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
The information above was last checked on 7/21/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus from Lyon to Geneva before traveling.
The current restriction level for your return trip by bus from Geneva to Lyon is: Partially open
Reentry to France is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
What are the requirements?
The government of France has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 7/26/21. 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 Geneva here.
Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Lyon Part Dieu and arrive in Geneva, Eaux-Vives.
Passengers board their bus most frequently from Lyon Part Dieu and travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center to this bus station.
Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Geneva, Eaux-Vives and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the bus station to the city center in Geneva.
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