The cheapest buses from Rotterdam to Lyon

Showing times and prices for Sep 24

Cheapest

$37

Average

$76

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.

Cheapest
10:05PMRotterdam, Conradstraat13h30 11:35AMLyon, Gare Perrache
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$371One-way
2nd Cheapest
10:35AMRotterdam, Conradstraat15h20 01:55AMLyon, Gare Perrache
1 changes
$871One-way
12:25AMRotterdam, Conradstraat17h05 05:30PMLyon, Gare Perrache
1 changes
$1041One-way

Timetable Rotterdam to Lyon

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12:25AMRotterdam, Conradstraat17h05 05:30PMLyon, Gare Perrache
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10:35AMRotterdam, Conradstraat15h20 01:55AMLyon, Gare Perrache
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10:05PMRotterdam, Conradstraat13h30 11:35AMLyon, Gare Perrache
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Sep 24
$37Flixbus
Sat
Sep 25
$25Flixbus
Sun
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$37Flixbus
Tue
Sep 28
$34BlaBlaCar Bus
Thu
Sep 30
$30Flixbus
Sun
Oct 3
$25Flixbus
Mon
Oct 4
$25Flixbus
Wed
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$34BlaBlaCar Bus

The fastest buses from Rotterdam to Lyon

Showing times and prices for Sep 24

Fastest Journey

13 h 30 m

Average

15 h 18 m

Buses per day

3

Distance

687 km

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.

Fastest
10:05PMRotterdam, Conradstraat13h30 11:35AMLyon, Gare Perrache
0 changes
$371One-way
2nd Fastest
10:35AMRotterdam, Conradstraat15h20 01:55AMLyon, Gare Perrache
1 changes
$871One-way
12:25AMRotterdam, Conradstraat17h05 05:30PMLyon, Gare Perrache
1 changes
$1041One-way

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Bus Information from Rotterdam to Lyon

distanceDistance426 miles (687 km)
durationAverage bus duration13 h 30 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$34 (€28)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesFlixbus 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.

Bus companies

FlixBus from Rotterdam to Lyon

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

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:

    • 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

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    Buses from Rotterdam 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 Rotterdam to Lyon.
    FAQs
    Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by bus between Rotterdam and Lyon?

    Travel between Rotterdam, Netherlands and Lyon, France by bus is: Partially open.

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

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

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

    Conditions of entry:

    • 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?

    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 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.

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

    The restriction level for your return bus to Rotterdam, Netherlands from Lyon is: Fully open.

    Is my return bus into Rotterdam from Lyon restricted?

    International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of France

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

    Conditions of reentry:

    • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
    • Health declaration required

    What are the safety rules to follow in Rotterdam, Netherlands?

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

    • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
    • Face mask required: Mandatory

    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.

    How much does a cheap bus between Rotterdam and Lyon cost?
    Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest bus to Lyon from Rotterdam for the next 7 days starting from $25 (€20)  one way.
    What is the cost of a bus from Rotterdam to Lyon?
    If you’re looking to buy your bus tickets in the next week, you can expect the Rotterdam to Lyon bus price to come in at an average of $34 (€28)  one way.
    How far is Lyon from Rotterdam by bus?
    You should expect to travel around 426 miles (687 km)  from Rotterdam to Lyon by bus.
    How many hours is the bus time from Rotterdam to Lyon?
    On average the Rotterdam to Lyon bus time is 13 h 30 min  covering the 426 miles (687 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
    What station does the bus from Rotterdam to Lyon depart from? Which Lyon bus station do I come into from Rotterdam?

    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.

    Where is the Rotterdam bus station located? Where is the Lyon bus station located?

    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.

    What bus companies go from Rotterdam to Lyon?
    Take the Rotterdam to Lyon bus with Flixbus or Eurolines France. However, it's always good to check out all possible bus companies for the trip between Rotterdam and Lyon as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    What are the first and last departure bus times from Rotterdam to Lyon?
    The earliest bus departing from Rotterdam to Lyon leaves at 8: 15 AM. The last bus departing from Rotterdam to Lyon leaves at 10: 30 PM. You can find the latest Rotterdam to Lyon bus schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
    How far in advance should I purchase bus tickets from Rotterdam to Lyon for the best deals?
    If you purchase a bus ticket from Rotterdam to Lyon within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $34 (€28) one way. However, we recommend booking your bus in advance to get access to the best prices. Bus tickets from Rotterdam to Lyon are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.
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    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Rotterdam
    Lyon
    Rotterdam
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