The cheapest buses from Lyon to Madrid

Showing times and prices for Sep 22

Cheapest

$61

Average

$102

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 Madrid will cost around $ 102 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 61.

Cheapest
05:00AMLyon15h35 08:35PMMadrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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$611One-way
Cheapest
05:00AMLyon15h55 08:55PMMadrid, Estación Sur
1 changes
$611One-way
Cheapest
05:00AMLyon17h05 10:05PMMadrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
1 changes
$611One-way
05:00AMLyon15h35 08:35PMMadrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
1 changes
$1271One-way
05:00AMLyon17h20 10:20PMMadrid
1 changes
$1271One-way

Timetable Lyon to Madrid

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05:00AMLyon15h35 08:35PMMadrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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05:00AMLyon15h35 08:35PMMadrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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05:00AMLyon15h55 08:55PMMadrid, Estación Sur
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05:00AMLyon17h20 10:20PMMadrid
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05:00AMLyon17h20 10:20PMMadrid
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05:00AMLyon17h05 10:05PMMadrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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05:00AMLyon17h05 10:05PMMadrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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05:00AMLyon15h55 08:55PMMadrid, Estación Sur
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Sep 21
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$138Iberia
Wed
Sep 22
$61Alsa
$151Iberia
Thu
Sep 23
$61Alsa
$196Iberia
Fri
Sep 24
$61Alsa
$209Vueling
Sat
Sep 25
$61Alsa
$115Iberia
Sun
Sep 26
$61Alsa
$151Iberia
Mon
Sep 27
$58Flixbus
$127Air Nostrum
Tue
Sep 28
$61Alsa
$105Iberia
Wed
Sep 29
$61Alsa
$264Air France
Thu
Sep 30
$58Flixbus
$254Iberia
Fri
Oct 1
$49Alsa
$163Air Nostrum
Sat
Oct 2
$49Alsa
$66Iberia Express
Sun
Oct 3
$49Alsa
$127Iberia Express
Mon
Oct 4
$49Alsa
$178Iberia Express
Tue
Oct 5
$49Alsa
$66Iberia Express
Wed
Oct 6
$58Flixbus
$115Iberia
Thu
Oct 7
$56Flixbus
$66Iberia Express
Fri
Oct 8
$49Alsa
$163Air Nostrum
Sat
Oct 9
$49Alsa
$66Iberia Express
Sun
Oct 10
$51Alsa
$105Iberia Express
Mon
Oct 11
$46Flixbus
$94Iberia Express

The fastest buses from Lyon to Madrid

Showing times and prices for Sep 22

Fastest Journey

15 h 35 m

Average

16 h 28 m

Buses per day

8

Distance

912 km

It's difficult to get from Lyon to Madrid without transferring at least once.

Fastest
05:00AMLyon15h35 08:35PMMadrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
1 changes
$1271One-way
Fastest
05:00AMLyon15h35 08:35PMMadrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
1 changes
$611One-way
2nd Fastest
05:00AMLyon15h55 08:55PMMadrid, Estación Sur
1 changes
$611One-way
2nd Fastest
05:00AMLyon15h55 08:55PMMadrid, Estación Sur
1 changes
$1271One-way
05:00AMLyon17h05 10:05PMMadrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
1 changes
$1271One-way

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Bus Information from Lyon to Madrid

distanceDistance565 miles (912 km)
durationAverage bus duration16 h 40 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$62 (€49)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersFlixbus, Eurolines Switzerland, Alsa, Eurolines France, Union Ivkoni International, Isilines or Linebus

Buses from Lyon to Madrid cover the 565 miles (912 km) long journey taking on average 16 h 40 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, Eurolines Switzerland, Alsa, Eurolines France, Union Ivkoni International, Isilines or Linebus. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this journey for as low as $58 (€47), but the average price of bus tickets is $62 (€49). Travelers depart most frequently from Lyon Part Dieu and arrive in Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83.

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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 Madrid.

FlixBus is one of the best options when traveling by bus between Lyon and Madrid. Omio quickly shows you current FlixBus bus schedules for the Lyon - Madrid journey and makes it easier than ever for you to buy bus tickets online for the cheapest, fastest or earliest route available. The distance between Lyon and Madrid is around 565 miles (912 km) and the cheapest FlixBus one-way ticket you can book starts at $58 (€47). As you check the latest Lyon to Madrid bus schedule from FlixBus for your ideal departure and arrival times, you can also review travel information, such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard, and compare the best route available to arrive to Madrid safely. If you search for FlixBus tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless. Let Omio quickly find you the perfect FlixBus ticket from Lyon to Madrid so you can spend more time enjoying the smooth and easy journey!

Read on for COVID-19 recommendations and policies for your FlixBus bus ticket between Lyon and Madrid:

  • 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 Madrid
Take the bus to Madrid 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 Madrid.
FAQs
Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by bus between Lyon and Madrid?

Travel between Lyon, France and Madrid, Spain by bus is: Partially open.

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Madrid, Spain?

When traveling in Spain, 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 9/20/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your bus from Lyon to Madrid before traveling.

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

The restriction level for your return bus to Lyon, France from Madrid is: Partially open.

Is my return bus into Lyon from Madrid restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain

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

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 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:

  • Social distancing required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 9/20/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus to Lyon from Madrid closer to your date of departure here here.

How much do cheap buses to Madrid from Lyon cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Lyon to Madrid buses for as little as $58 (€47)  in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a bus to Madrid from Lyon?
The Lyon to Madrid bus ticket price is on average $62 (€49)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this route in the next week.
What is the distance from Lyon to Madrid by bus?
You should expect to travel around 565 miles (912 km)  between Lyon and Madrid by bus.
How many hours is the bus time between Lyon and Madrid?
The bus time to Madrid from Lyon is on average 16 h 40 min  for the 565 miles (912 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Madrid from Lyon by bus can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
When traveling by bus from Lyon to Madrid, which bus station in Lyon do I depart from and which bus station in Madrid do I arrive in?

When taking a bus from Lyon, you have a couple of bus stations you can depart from including Lyon, Gare Perrache, Lyon, Dardilly and Lyon, Lyon Perrache. When you arrive in Madrid, your bus can arrive in bus stations including Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83, Madrid, Estación de Moncloa and Madrid, Méndez Álvaro - Terminal.

Omio customers traveling this route book their buses from Lyon Part Dieu   to Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83.

Where is the bus station in Lyon to go to Madrid? Where is the bus station in Madrid located?

The most popular departure bus station with passengers for this trip, called Lyon Part Dieu, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center of Lyon.

The most popular arrival bus station, Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83, is located 2 mile (s) / 3 km away from the city center of Madrid.

Which bus providers should I travel with from Lyon to Madrid?
For the best Lyon to Madrid bus to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Flixbus, Eurolines Switzerland, Alsa, Eurolines France, Union Ivkoni International, Isilines or Linebus. However, it's always good to check all possible bus companies with services to Madrid from Lyon to compare what amenities they may offer.
When is the earliest bus from Lyon to Madrid? When is the last bus from Lyon to Madrid?
You can take the first bus from Lyon to Madrid at 5: 45 AM. The last bus from Lyon to Madrid that you can take departs at 2: 05 PM. Omio shows you the latest bus from Lyon to Madrid schedule to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
How far in advance should I book bus tickets from Lyon to Madrid for the best deals?
The price of a one way bus ticket from Lyon to Madrid is on average $62 (€49) if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for buses from all possible bus providers offering this trip. In general, you can find bus tickets between Lyon and Madrid available a few months in advance.
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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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