Madrid to Lyon bus

Cheap bus tickets from Madrid to Lyon

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Cheapest

116

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116

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.

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10:00AMMadrid, Estación Sur23h00 09:00AMLyon, Gare Perrache
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10:00AMMadrid, Estación Sur23h00 09:00AMLyon, Gare Perrache
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Bus times from Madrid to Lyon

Showing times and prices for Sep 29

Fastest Journey

23 h

Average

23 h

Buses per day

1

Distance

912 km

Of the 1 buses that leave Madrid for Lyon every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

10:00AMMadrid, Estación Sur23h00 09:00AMLyon, Gare Perrache
0 transfers
1161One-way

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Overview: Bus from Madrid to Lyon

distanceDistance565 miles (912 km)
durationAverage bus duration16 h 35 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$85 (€82)
frequencyBus frequency2 a day
changesDirect busYes, there is 1 direct bus a day
carriersBus providersAlsa Supra, Flixbus, Linebus, Infobus, BlaBlaCar Bus, Union Ivkoni International, Ouibus, Eurolines Switzerland, Ovanesovi Group, BlaBlaCar, Eurolines France, Alsa Premium or Alsa

Buses from Madrid to Lyon cover the 565 miles (912 km) long trip taking on average 16 h 35 min with our travel partners like Alsa Supra, Flixbus, Linebus, Infobus, BlaBlaCar Bus, Union Ivkoni International, Ouibus, Eurolines Switzerland, Ovanesovi Group, BlaBlaCar, Eurolines France, Alsa Premium or Alsa. Normally, there are 2 buses operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $85 (€82), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $62 (€60). Travelers depart most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in Lyon, Gare Perrache.

Bus providers: FlixBus, BlaBlaCar Bus and Alsa from Madrid to Lyon

Buy your official FlixBus, BlaBlaCar Bus and Alsa bus tickets from Madrid to Lyon from $62 (€60) with Omio. Find bus times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most affordable route.

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FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost bus companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance bus services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

Bus information from Madrid to Lyon with FlixBus:

  • Average Duration: 16 h 35 min
  • Average Price: $72
  • FlixBus frequency: 1 a day

Alsa is the main bus company in Spain, a subsidiary of the UK bus company National Express. Alsa offers a wide variety of national and international routes and transports more than 300 million passengers every year. Apart from the Standard fare, Alsa provides ticket types like Minimum, Reduced and Flexible fares on select routes for those looking to save money on bus journeys. While most travelers don’t mind traveling on normal buses with basic services like bathrooms, free WiFi, footrests and onboard entertainment, some others may want to check out Alsa’s deluxe buses like the Alsa Supra, Alsa Eurobus and Alsa Premium, which provide more luxurious amenities on specific routes.

    BlaBlaCar Bus (formerly known as Ouibus or iDBUS) is a popular French bus company from France operating long-distance services in 10 countries in Europe and connecting over 300 destinations. It is a subsidiary of the French carpooling service, BlaBlaCar. Standard amenities on BlaBlaCar Bus include toilets, air conditioning, USB and power outlets for charging phones, tablets and laptops during long bus journeys, extra legroom and adjustable seats. There is also free Wi-Fi available on select routes. The only ticket type from BlaBlaCar Bus is the Standard ticket, which allows each traveler to bring one carry-on bag and up to two checked bags.

    • Average Price: $62

    Travel Tips: Bus to Lyon from Madrid

    Take the bus to Lyon 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 Madrid to Lyon.
    FAQs

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

    Can I enter France from Spain?

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

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

    Conditions of entry:

    • There are no current restrictions

    What are the safety rules to follow in Lyon, France?

    All travelers in France must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

    • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
    • Face mask: Recommended

    The information above was last checked on 9/25/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your bus between Madrid and Lyon as this information can change.

    Return travel from France to Spain is: Unrestricted.

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

    Entry into Spain is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of France

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Spain from Lyon?

    Requirements for reentering:

    • There are no current restrictions

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

    The government of Spain has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

    • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
    • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

    Last checked on 9/26/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your bus to Madrid from Lyon.

    Bus tickets from Madrid to Lyon for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $62 (€60)  one way in the next 7 days.
    If you are looking to book your bus ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Madrid to Lyon bus to cost on average $85 (€82)  one way.
    The Madrid to Lyon bus distance is approximately 565 miles (912 km).
    The Madrid to Lyon bus duration is on average 16 h 35 min, which is to be expected when traveling 565 miles (912 km) to Lyon from Madrid. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

    Some of the Madrid bus stations to Lyon you can start your journey from include Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83, Madrid, Estación de Moncloa and Madrid, Méndez Álvaro - Terminal. Similarly, some of the arrival bus stations in Lyon include Lyon, Gare Perrache, Lyon, Gare Part-Dieu and Lyon, Dardilly.

    When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha   and arriving in Lyon, Gare Perrache.

    Passengers board the bus most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, which is located around 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from the city center, and they get off the bus at Lyon, Gare Perrache, located 1 mile (1.6 km) away from the city center.

    When taking a bus from Madrid to Lyon, you can count on Alsa Supra, Flixbus, Linebus, Infobus, BlaBlaCar Bus, Union Ivkoni International, Ouibus, Eurolines Switzerland, Ovanesovi Group, BlaBlaCar, Eurolines France, Alsa Premium or Alsa for the best way to get you to Lyon. You can also check all possible bus providers who offer a service from Madrid to Lyon and compare the amenities they offer before buying a bus ticket.
    Yes, there is 1 direct bus per day from Madrid to Lyon, and you can find a direct bus for this route with Flixbus, Alsa or BlaBlaCar  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 2 buses a day from Madrid to Lyon. The bus times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    You can take the first bus from Madrid to Lyon at 8: 00 AM. The last bus from Madrid to Lyon that you can take departs at 9: 30 PM. Omio shows you the latest bus from Madrid to Lyon schedule to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
    If you book the Madrid to Lyon bus within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $85 (€82). However, booking your bus ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for buses to Lyon from Madrid. Look out for bus tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

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