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Timetable Zurich to Lyon

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The fastest buses from Zurich to Lyon

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Fastest Journey

5 h

Average

5 h

Buses per day

1

Distance

335 km

Of the 1 buses that leave Zurich 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 335 km distance in an average of 5 h but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 5 h .

The slowest buses will take 5 h 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.

06:00PMZurich5h00 11:00PMLyon
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$511One-way

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Tue
Jun 15
$131SNCF | TGV Lyria
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Jun 16
$131SNCF | TGV Lyria
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$593Swiss
Thu
Jun 17
$113SNCF | TGV Lyria
$23Flixbus
$550Swiss
Fri
Jun 18
$138SNCF | TGV Lyria
$23STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$232Swiss
Sat
Jun 19
$120SNCF | TGV Lyria
$27Flixbus
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Sun
Jun 20
$113SNCF | TGV Lyria
$23Flixbus
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Jun 21
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$23Flixbus
$337Swiss
Tue
Jun 22
$101SNCF | TGV Lyria
$23Flixbus
$587Lufthansa
Wed
Jun 23
$113SNCF | TGV Lyria
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$613Swiss
Thu
Jun 24
$103SNCF | TGV Lyria
$27Flixbus
$476Austrian Airlines
Fri
Jun 25
$110SNCF | TGV Lyria
$23STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$231Swiss
Sat
Jun 26
$103SNCF | TGV Lyria
$23Flixbus
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Jun 27
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$23Flixbus
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Mon
Jun 28
$101SNCF | TGV Lyria
$59Flixbus
$582Swiss
Tue
Jun 29
$101SNCF | TGV Lyria
$23Flixbus
$92Swiss
Wed
Jun 30
$103SNCF | TGV Lyria
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$331Swiss
Thu
Jul 1
$110SNCF | TGV Lyria
$27Flixbus
$542Swiss
Fri
Jul 2
$143SNCF | TGV Lyria
$23STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$278Swiss
Sat
Jul 3
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$23Flixbus
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Jul 4
$149SNCF | TGV INOUI
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Mon
Jul 5
$113SNCF | TGV Lyria
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$322HOP!

The cheapest buses from Zurich to Lyon

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Cheapest

$51

Average

$51

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 Zurich to Lyon will cost around $ 51 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 51.

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Zurich to Lyon Bus Information

Avg. Bus Duration
7 hours 22 minutes
Coach Ticket Price: $31
Buses depart from:Zurich
Bus arrives in:Lyon
Distance:335 km
Bus Companies:Eurolines Switzerland, Flixbus, STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
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Zurich to Lyon with FlixBus

For as little as $23 (€18) you can travel by bus from Zurich to Lyon with FlixBus. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.

FlixBus

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 between Zurich and Lyon.

Omio helps you find the perfect Zurich - Lyon bus with FlixBus. Whether you are searching for the fastest, earliest or cheapest bus from Zurich to Lyon, Omio shows you FlixBus’s current bus schedules, tickets, prices and other travel information (such as baggage allowance and amenities onboard) to help you find the best bus ticket for your upcoming Zurich to Lyon journey. You can expect to travel around 208 miles (335 km) between Zurich and Lyon on a bus with FlixBus. Once you are ready, buy your one-way FlixBus tickets between Zurich and Lyon starting as low as $23 (€18) if you book in advance. If you use the Omio app to book your ticket, you can check straight away to see if it's a mobile ticket so that you can go paperless when traveling by bus instead of purchasing tickets at the bus station in person. So, book your tickets with ease and comfort online and enjoy a smooth journey with FlixBus!

FlixBus' current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your bus between Zurich and Lyon are the following:

  • 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
Buses from Zurich 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 Zurich to Lyon.
FAQs
What are the travel restrictions for Lyon, France if I'm coming from Zurich, Switzerland by bus?

Travel by bus between Zurich, Switzerland and Lyon, France is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Lyon from Zurich restricted?

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

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

Entry Requirements:

  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 7 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Mandatory installation of smart phone app for contact purposes
  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be placed under state quarantine

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:

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

The above information was last checked on 6/14/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus to Lyon from Zurich closer to your date of departure here

Do I need to quarantine when I return to Switzerland from Lyon, France?

The current restriction level for your return trip by bus from Lyon to Zurich is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Switzerland from France?

Reentry to Switzerland is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France

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

What are the requirements?

  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-departure COVID-19 test (with a negative test result) taken 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 7
  • Health declaration required
  • Entry is dependent on the visitor residing at least 10 days in a non high-risk area
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Proof of a negative test is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)
  • Quarantine is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)

What are the safety rules to follow in Zurich, Switzerland?

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

  • Physical distance: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

Last checked on 6/14/21. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your bus to Zurich from Lyon here.

How much do cheap bus tickets to Lyon from Zurich cost?
Omio customers have found cheap bus tickets between Zurich and Lyon for as low as $23 (€18)  for the next 7 days.
What is the price of a bus ticket between Zurich and Lyon?
If you are looking to purchase your bus ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Zurich to Lyon bus to cost on average $24 (€18)  one way.
How far is it from Zurich to Lyon by bus?
You should expect to travel around 208 miles (335 km)  to Lyon from Zurich by bus.
How many hours is the bus time to Lyon from Zurich?
The bus time to Lyon from Zurich is on average 7 h 25 min  for the 208 miles (335 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Zurich to Lyon by bus can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What station does the bus from Zurich to Lyon depart from? Which Lyon bus station do I come into from Zurich?

When departing from Zurich, you have various bus station options to start your route from including Zürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai, Zürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai and Zurich, Main Station. When arriving in Lyon, you can end your journey in bus stations like Lyon, Gare Perrache, Lyon, Gare Routière de Perrache and Lyon, Dardilly.

Omio customers book a bus from Zürich HB   to Lyon, Gare Perrache   most frequently for this route.

Where do I find the Zurich bus station to Lyon? Where is the Lyon bus station?

Passengers board their bus most frequently from Zürich HB 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 can take me from Zurich to Lyon?
When taking a bus from Zurich to Lyon, you can count on Flixbus, Bla Bla Car or Eurolines France for the best way to get you to Lyon. You can also check all possible bus providers who offer a service from Zurich to Lyon and compare the amenities they offer before buying a bus ticket.
Can I find a direct bus from Zurich to Lyon?
Yes, you can find a direct bus to Lyon from Zurich 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 Zurich to Lyon? What time is the last bus from Zurich to Lyon?
You can take the first bus from Zurich to Lyon at 6: 35 AM. The last bus from Zurich to Lyon that you can take departs at 6: 35 AM. Omio shows you the latest bus from Zurich to Lyon schedule to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
How early should I buy bus tickets between Zurich and Lyon to score the best deals?
The price of a one way bus ticket from Zurich to Lyon is on average $24 (€18) if you book 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 journey. In general, you can find bus tickets between Zurich and Lyon available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Lyon
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