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Overview: Bus from Zurich to Lyon

distanceDistance208 miles (335 km)
durationAverage bus duration6 h 15 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$32 (€26)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersFlixbus, Eurolines Switzerland, BlaBlaCar or Eurolines France

Buses from Zurich to Lyon cover the 208 miles (335 km) long route taking on average 6 h 15 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, Eurolines Switzerland, BlaBlaCar or Eurolines France. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this route for as low as $24 (€20), but the average price of bus tickets is $32 (€26). Travelers depart most frequently from Zürich HB and arrive in Lyon, Gare Perrache.

Bus companies: FlixBus from Zurich to Lyon

Travel to Lyon from Zurich from $24 (€20) with Omio’s bus partners FlixBus! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient trip for you.

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 Zurich 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

    Travel Tips: Bus to Lyon from Zurich

    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

    Am I allowed to travel by bus from Zurich, Switzerland to Lyon, France?

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

    Can I enter France from Switzerland?

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

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

    Conditions of entry:

    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
    • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
    • Health declaration required
    • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be tested. A positive test will result in mandatory quarantine

    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: Mandatory

    The information above was last checked on 1/16/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your bus from Zurich to Lyon as this information can change.

    What restrictions are there on reentering Switzerland from Lyon, France?

    The restriction level for your return bus to Zurich, Switzerland from Lyon is: Partially open.

    Is my return bus into Zurich from Lyon restricted?

    International entry 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?

    Conditions of reentry:

    • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
    • COVID-19 test required after arrival, between day 4 and day 7
    • Health declaration required
    • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

    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:

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

    Last checked on 1/13/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus to Zurich from Lyon closer to your date of departure here here.

    How much are cheap buses between Zurich and Lyon?

    Omio customers have found the cheapest buses from Zurich to Lyon to cost as little as $24 (€20)  in the next 7 days.

    What is the cost of a bus between Zurich and Lyon?

    The bus price between Zurich and Lyon is on average $32 (€26)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this trip in the next 7 days.

    How many miles is it from Zurich to Lyon by bus?

    The bus distance from Zurich to Lyon is around 208 miles (335 km).

    What is the Zurich to Lyon bus travel time?

    On average the Zurich to Lyon bus time is 6 h 15 min  covering the 208 miles (335 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

    Which bus station from Zurich to Lyon do I depart from? Which Lyon bus station from Zurich do I arrive in?

    There are a few bus stations in Zurich to start your journey from including Zürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai, Zürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai and Zurich, Main Station. 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 Zürich HB   and arrive in Lyon, Gare Perrache.

    Where is the bus station in Zurich to go to Lyon? Where is the bus station in Lyon located?

    Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their buses from Zürich HB and need to travel around 0.9 miles (1.5 km) from the city center to get to this bus station.

    Passengers arriving in Lyon most often arrive at Lyon, Gare Perrache and need to travel around 1 mile (1.6 km) from this bus station to the city center.

    Which bus providers can get me from Zurich to Lyon?

    For the route from Zurich to Lyon you can take a bus with Flixbus, Eurolines Switzerland, BlaBlaCar or Eurolines France. Be sure to check out all possible bus providers that offer services to Lyon from Zurich on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

    Is there a direct bus from Zurich to Lyon?

    Yes, you can search for direct buses from Zurich to Lyon on Omio with BlaBlaCar, and you won’t need to transfer at another stop in between. Direct bus services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when traveling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase your bus ticket.

    When can I take the first bus from Zurich to Lyon? When can I take the last bus for the day?

    You can take the earliest bus from Zurich to Lyon at 7: 35 AM   or take the last bus from Zurich to Lyon leaving at 12: 30 PM. Look for the latest Zurich to Lyon bus schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the bus for this journey.

    How early should I book Zurich to Lyon bus tickets to get the best deals?

    If you buy the Zurich to Lyon bus within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $32 (€26). However, booking your bus ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for buses from Zurich to Lyon. Look out for bus tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.