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 Geneva to Lyon will cost around £ 10 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 7.
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2 h 35 m
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Of the 4 buses that leave Geneva for Lyon every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct buses cover the 112 km distance in an average of 2 h 35 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 2 h 10 m .
The slowest buses will take 2 h 50 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||69 miles (112 km)|
|Average coach duration||2 h 15 min|
|Average coach ticket price||£7 (€7)|
|Coach companies||Flixbus, Ouibus, Eurolines Switzerland, BlaBlaCar, RegioJet or Eurolines France|
Coaches from Geneva to Lyon cover the 69 miles (112 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 15 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, Ouibus, Eurolines Switzerland, BlaBlaCar, RegioJet or Eurolines France. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this route for as low as £6, but the average price of coach tickets is £7. Travellers depart most frequently from Genève and arrive in Lyon, Gare Perrache.
Travel from Geneva to Lyon from £6 with Omio’s coach partners FlixBus and Student Agency! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient trip for you.
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 Geneva and Lyon.
Find cheap tickets for FlixBus coaches between Geneva and Lyon on Omio. Omio can help you find the best coach deals and prices all in one place by showing you the most up-to-date Geneva to Lyon coach timetable from FlixBus, the latest coach ticket offers available and other travel information for the 69 miles (112 km) journey from Geneva to Lyon, including information on luggage policy and amenities offered onboard depending on the class fare you pick and choose. If you search for coaches from Geneva to Lyon in the Omio app, you can check to see if the FlixBus coaches available are mobile tickets, which makes it even more convenient for you to go paperless when travelling. Check the FlixBus coach timetable for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route available to get to Lyon from Geneva and then book a cheap coach with ease. Sit back and enjoy your upcoming coach between Geneva and Lyon with FlixBus!
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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.
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.
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.
Travel by coach between Geneva, Switzerland and Lyon, France is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
The government of France has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last checked on 24/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your coach from Geneva to Lyon closer to your date of departure here.
The restriction level for your return coach to Geneva, Switzerland from Lyon is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France
Conditions of reentry:
The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 23/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your coach to Geneva from Lyon closer to your date of departure here.
Omio customers travelling this route book their coaches from Genève to Lyon, Gare Perrache.
Passengers board their coach most frequently from Genève and travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre to this coach station.
Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Lyon, Gare Perrache and need to travel approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the coach station to the city centre in Lyon.
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