Geneva to Lyon bus

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Cheap coach tickets from Geneva to Lyon

Showing times and prices for 20 Apr

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap coach ticket from Geneva to Lyon is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cheapest
BlaBlaCar Bus
11:352h35
Geneve, Place Dorcière
14:10Lyon, Perrache Bus Station
£111One-way
0 changes
Cheapest
BlaBlaCar Bus
18:502h30
Geneve, Place Dorcière
21:20Lyon, Perrache Bus Station
£111One-way
0 changes
Cheapest
BlaBlaCar Bus
16:302h20
Geneve, Place Dorcière
18:50Lyon, Perrache Bus Station
£111One-way
0 changes
2nd Cheapest
BlaBlaCar Bus
17:203h30
Geneve, Place Dorcière
20:50Lyon, Perrache Bus Station
£141One-way
0 changes
2nd Cheapest
BlaBlaCar Bus
21:352h15
Geneve, Place Dorcière
23:50Lyon, Perrache Bus Station
£141One-way
0 changes

Bus timetableGeneva to Lyon

Showing buses for tomorrow, Saturday, 20 April
BlaBlaCar Bus
11:352h35
Geneve, Place Dorcière
14:10Lyon, Perrache Bus Station
0 changes
BlaBlaCar Bus
16:302h20
Geneve, Place Dorcière
18:50Lyon, Perrache Bus Station
0 changes
BlaBlaCar Bus
17:203h30
Geneve, Place Dorcière
20:50Lyon, Perrache Bus Station
0 changes
Alsa
18:002h29
Geneve, Place Dorcière
20:29Lyon, Perrache Bus Station
0 changes
BlaBlaCar Bus
18:502h30
Geneve, Place Dorcière
21:20Lyon, Perrache Bus Station
0 changes
BlaBlaCar Bus
21:352h15
Geneve, Place Dorcière
23:50Lyon, Perrache Bus Station
0 changes

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Bus times from Geneva to Lyon

Showing times and prices for 20 Apr

Fastest Journey

2 h 15 m

Average

2 h 36 m

Buses per day

6

Distance

112 km

Of the 6 buses that leave Geneva for Lyon every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

BlaBlaCar Bus
21:352h15
Geneve, Place Dorcière
23:50Lyon, Perrache Bus Station
£141One-way
0 changes
BlaBlaCar Bus
16:302h20
Geneve, Place Dorcière
18:50Lyon, Perrache Bus Station
£111One-way
0 changes
Alsa
18:002h29
Geneve, Place Dorcière
20:29Lyon, Perrache Bus Station
£221One-way
0 changes
BlaBlaCar Bus
18:502h30
Geneve, Place Dorcière
21:20Lyon, Perrache Bus Station
£111One-way
0 changes
BlaBlaCar Bus
11:352h35
Geneve, Place Dorcière
14:10Lyon, Perrache Bus Station
£111One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Coach from Geneva to Lyon

distanceDistance69 miles
durationAverage coach duration1 h 59 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£15 (€17)
frequencyCoach frequency10 a day
changesDirect coachYes, there are 6 direct coaches a day
carriersCoach companiesBlaBlaCar Bus, FlixBus, Alsa, BlaBlaCar, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Ourbus, SNCF | Autocar or Eurolines Switzerland

Coaches from Geneva to Lyon cover the 69 miles long trip taking on average 1 h 59 min with our travel partners like BlaBlaCar Bus, FlixBus, Alsa, BlaBlaCar, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Ourbus, SNCF | Autocar or Eurolines Switzerland. Normally, there are 10 coaches operating per day. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this route for as low as £7, but the average price of coach tickets is £15. Travellers depart most frequently from Geneva, Eaux-Vives and arrive in Lyon, Perrache Bus Station.

Coach companies: BlaBlaCar Bus, FlixBus and Alsa Geneva to Lyon

You can travel by coach from Geneva to Lyon with BlaBlaCar Bus, FlixBus and Alsa for as low as £9. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.

BlaBlaCar Bus (formerly known as Ouibus or iDBUS), a subsidiary of the popular French car sharing service, BlaBlaCar, is a provider operating long-distance coach services in 10 countries in Europe. Founded in France, BlaBlaCar Bus provides connections to over 300 destinations. Standard amenities on the coaches include air conditioning, toilets, USB and power outlets for charging phones, tablets and laptops during long coach journeys, extra legroom and adjustable seats. On select routes there is also free Wi-Fi available. BlaBlaCar Bus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one cabin bag and up to two hold bags per person.

Geneva to Lyon coach information with BlaBlaCar Bus:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 15 min
  • Cheapest Price: £9
  • BlaBlaCar Bus frequency: 1 a day

Buses from Geneva to Lyon: Journey Details

Buses from Geneva to Lyon are operated by both ALSA and by Eurolines France. There are regular departures throughout the day, from early morning until late in the evening on every day of the week. The journey time between the two cities is between 2 and a half and 3 hours, depending on the service that is chosen. All buses from Geneva to Lyon are direct services.

Taking the Bus from Geneva

Geneva's primary bus station is Gare Routiere, located in central Geneva at the edge of the Paquis district and within walking distance of both Lake Geneva and of Gare Cornavin, the main train station. There are local bus stops nearby. Geneva's efficient bus and tram networks run until midnight each day. There is a special night bus service on some routes on Friday and Saturday nights. Taxis are more expensive and are available at stands throughout the city.

Getting into Lyon by Bus

Lyon is one of France's most beautiful and historic cities. The view from Fourviere basilica is spectacular. Old Lyon, on the banks of the Saone river, offers the visitor a host of Renaissance sights. Buses from Geneva to Lyon arrive at the main bus station, which is located at Perache Railway Station just to the south of the city centre. There are connections to the city's Metro, bus and tram services from the station and the journey to the city centre is about 10 minutes, or half an hour on foot. Taxis are available at designated taxi stands and are more expensive. Most public transport runs until midnight, while there are also selected bus routes which run all night at weekends.

FAQs: Geneva to Lyon coach

FAQs: Take the bus from Geneva to Lyon with ease. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have the information you need to know so you can find the best option from Geneva to Lyon.
FAQs
Cheap coach tickets from Geneva to Lyon can start from as little as £7 when you book in advance. The average coach ticket price for Geneva to Lyon is £15; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Geneva to Lyon coach time is 1 h 59 min   covering the 69 mile long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first coach from Geneva to Lyon leaves at 10: 35. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last coach from Geneva to Lyon leaves at 20: 35.
There are 10 coaches a day from Geneva to Lyon which require at least one change with BlaBlaCar Bus, FlixBus, Alsa, BlaBlaCar, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Ourbus, SNCF | Autocar or Eurolines Switzerland. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer coaches.
For the best Geneva to Lyon coach to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with BlaBlaCar Bus, FlixBus, Alsa, BlaBlaCar, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Ourbus, SNCF | Autocar or Eurolines Switzerland. However, it's always good to check all possible coach companies with services between Geneva and Lyon to compare what amenities they may offer.

Passengers board the coach most frequently from Geneva, Eaux-Vives, which is located around 1.2 miles (1.9 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the coach at Lyon, Perrache Bus Station, located 1.2 miles (1.9 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month for a coach from Geneva to Lyon is July.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel to Lyon from Geneva including taking a train or coach.

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