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$90Eurolines Switzerland
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$62Flixbus
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$90Alsa
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$62Flixbus
$86Air Nostrum
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$62Flixbus
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$69Flixbus
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$90Eurolines Switzerland
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$62Flixbus
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$61Flixbus
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$56Flixbus
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$59Flixbus
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$62Flixbus
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$75Flixbus
$120Air Nostrum
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$67Flixbus
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$61Flixbus
$107Iberia
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Aug 10
$61Flixbus
$105Vueling
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$56Flixbus
$107Iberia
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$62Flixbus
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$90Eurolines Switzerland
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Bus Information to Lyon from Madrid

distanceDistance565 miles (912 km)
durationAverage bus duration18 h 15 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$66 (€66)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesFlixbus, Eurolines Switzerland, Alsa, Eurolines France or Union Ivkoni International

Buses from Madrid to Lyon cover the 565 miles (912 km) long route taking on average 18 h 15 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, Eurolines Switzerland, Alsa, Eurolines France or Union Ivkoni International. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this trip for as low as $50 (€50)], but the average price of bus tickets is $66 (€66). Travelers depart most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in Lyon, Gare Perrache.

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Buses from Madrid to Lyon
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
Is cross-border travel by bus between Madrid, Spain and Lyon, France allowed?

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

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

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required

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

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

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

The information above was last checked on 7/24/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your bus from Madrid to Lyon before traveling.

Are there restrictions on returning to Spain from France by bus?

Return travel from France to Spain is: Partially open.

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

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

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

Requirements for reentering:

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

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 7/25/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your bus to Madrid from Lyon.

What is the price of the cheapest bus from Madrid to Lyon?
Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest bus to Lyon from Madrid for the next 7 days starting from $62 (€50)  one way.
How much is the bus to Lyon from Madrid on average?
If you’re looking to book your bus tickets in the next week, you can expect the Madrid to Lyon bus price to come in at an average of $82 (€66)  one way.
How far is Lyon from Madrid by bus?
The Madrid to Lyon bus distance is approximately 565 miles (912 km).
How long is the bus ride to Lyon from Madrid?
While the time it takes to travel 565 miles (912 km) from Madrid to Lyon can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Madrid to Lyon bus journey time is on average 18 h 15 min.
What station does the bus from Madrid to Lyon depart from? Which Lyon bus station do I come into from Madrid?

There are a few bus stations in Madrid to start your route from including Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83, Madrid, Estación de Moncloa and Madrid, Méndez Álvaro - Terminal. In Lyon you have a few bus station options to choose from for your arrival including Lyon, Gare Perrache, Lyon, Dardilly and Lyon, Lyon Perrache.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha   and arrive in Lyon, Gare Perrache.

Where is the departure bus station in Madrid located? Where is the arrival bus station in Lyon located?

Passengers board their bus most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center to this bus station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Lyon, Gare Perrache and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the bus station to the city center in Lyon.

Which bus companies should I travel with from Madrid to Lyon?
When taking a bus from Madrid to Lyon, you can count on Flixbus, Eurolines Switzerland, Alsa, Eurolines France or Union Ivkoni International for the best way to get you to Lyon. You can also check all possible bus companies who offer a service to Lyon from Madrid and compare the amenities they offer before buying a bus ticket.
Can I find a direct bus from Madrid to Lyon?
Yes, you can find a direct bus from Madrid to Lyon with Flixbus  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you purchase your bus ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time traveling to your destination.
What time is the earliest bus from Madrid to Lyon? What time is the last bus from Madrid to Lyon?
The earliest bus for this trip departs from Madrid at 9: 15 AM. The last bus leaves from Madrid at 7: 10 PM. Check Omio for the latest bus schedule from Madrid to Lyon and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I buy a bus ticket from Madrid to Lyon to get the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for buses in advance to score the best deals from all possible bus providers offering this route and save money. If you purchase bus tickets between Madrid and Lyon within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $82 (€66) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your bus ticket from Madrid to Lyon a few months in advance.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Madrid
Lyon
Madrid America
Amenities
Madrid Est. Sur
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Refreshments
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the bus station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines 6<br>Bus lines 8, 102, 113, 148, 152, 156, N11<br>Suburban train lines C1, C5, C7, C10