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 Rotterdam to Lyon will cost around $ 76 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 37.
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13 h 30 m
15 h 18 m
Buses per day
Of the 3 buses that leave Rotterdam for Lyon every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct buses cover the 687 km distance in an average of 15 h 18 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 13 h 30 m .
The slowest buses will take 17 h 5 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.
|Distance||426 miles (687 km)|
|Average bus duration||13 h 30 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$34 (€28)|
|Bus companies||Flixbus or Eurolines France|
Buses from Rotterdam to Lyon cover the 426 miles (687 km) long journey taking on average 13 h 30 min with our travel partners like Flixbus or Eurolines France. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $34 (€28), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $25 (€20). Travelers depart most frequently from Rotterdam Centraal and arrive in Lyon, Gare Perrache.
Find the best buses between Rotterdam and Lyon with Omio's travel partners FlixBus from $25 (€20). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.
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.
These are FlixBus' ticket policies for COVID-19 for the bus between Rotterdam and Lyon:
Travel between Rotterdam, Netherlands and Lyon, France by bus is: Partially open.
International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands
Conditions of entry:
When traveling in France, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
The information above was last checked on 9/22/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus from Rotterdam to Lyon before traveling.
The restriction level for your return bus to Rotterdam, Netherlands from Lyon is: Fully open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of France
Conditions of reentry:
The government of Netherlands has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 9/22/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus to Rotterdam from Lyon closer to your date of departure here here.
There are a few bus stations in Rotterdam to start your route from including Rotterdam, Conradstraat (Centraal Station), Rotterdam, Centraal Station and Rotterdam, Westerstraat. 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 Rotterdam Centraal and arrive in Lyon, Gare Perrache.
Passengers board the bus most frequently from Rotterdam Centraal, which is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center, and they get off the bus at Lyon, Gare Perrache, located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center.
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