The cheapest buses from Geneva to Lyon

Showing times and prices for 26 Oct

Cheapest

£7

Average

£10

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.

Cheapest
15:40Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere2h45 18:25Lyon, Gare Perrache
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£71One-way
2nd Cheapest
14:05Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere2h35 16:40Lyon, Gare Perrache
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£101One-way
2nd Cheapest
21:25Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere2h10 23:35Lyon, Gare Perrache
0 changes
£101One-way
12:25Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere2h50 15:15Lyon, Gare Perrache
0 changes
£121One-way

Timetable Geneva to Lyon

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12:25Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere2h50 15:15Lyon, Gare Perrache
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14:05Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere2h35 16:40Lyon, Gare Perrache
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15:40Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere2h45 18:25Lyon, Gare Perrache
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21:25Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere2h10 23:35Lyon, Gare Perrache
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25 Oct
£26SNCF | TER
£9BlaBlaCar Bus
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26 Oct
£26SNCF | TER
£6BlaBlaCar Bus
Wed
27 Oct
£26SNCF | TER
£6BlaBlaCar Bus
Thu
28 Oct
£26SNCF | TER
£6BlaBlaCar Bus
Fri
29 Oct
£26SNCF | TER
£6STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
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30 Oct
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£6BlaBlaCar Bus
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31 Oct
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Mon
1 Nov
£26SNCF | TER
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Wed
3 Nov
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4 Nov
£26SNCF | TER
£6BlaBlaCar Bus
Fri
5 Nov
£26SNCF | TER
£6STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
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6 Nov
£26SNCF | TER
£6BlaBlaCar Bus
Sun
7 Nov
£26SNCF | TER
£6BlaBlaCar Bus
Mon
8 Nov
£26SNCF | TER
£4Flixbus
Tue
9 Nov
£26SNCF | TER
£9Flixbus
Wed
10 Nov
£26SNCF | TER
£11Union Ivkoni International
Thu
11 Nov
£26SNCF | TER
£4BlaBlaCar Bus
Fri
12 Nov
£26SNCF | TER
£4BlaBlaCar Bus
Sat
13 Nov
£26SNCF | TER
£4BlaBlaCar Bus
Sun
14 Nov
£26SNCF | TER
£4BlaBlaCar Bus

The fastest buses from Geneva to Lyon

Showing times and prices for 26 Oct

Fastest Journey

2 h 10 m

Average

2 h 35 m

Buses per day

4

Distance

112 km

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.

Fastest
21:25Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere2h10 23:35Lyon, Gare Perrache
0 changes
£101One-way
2nd Fastest
14:05Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere2h35 16:40Lyon, Gare Perrache
0 changes
£101One-way
15:40Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere2h45 18:25Lyon, Gare Perrache
0 changes
£71One-way
12:25Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere2h50 15:15Lyon, Gare Perrache
0 changes
£121One-way

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Coach Information between Geneva and Lyon

distanceDistance69 miles (112 km)
durationAverage coach duration2 h 15 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£7 (€7)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesFlixbus, 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.

Coach companies

FlixBus and Student Agency coaches between Geneva and Lyon

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.

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Student Agency

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!

When purchasing your FlixBus coach tickets from Geneva to Lyon, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

  • 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 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.

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FAQs
What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my coach from Geneva to Lyon?

Travel by coach between Geneva, Switzerland and Lyon, France is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Lyon from Geneva 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 Geneva?

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required

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 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.

Are there restrictions on returning to Switzerland from France by coach?

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

Is my return coach into Geneva 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:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Geneva, 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 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.

How much does a cheap coach from Geneva to Lyon cost?
You can find a cheap coach from Geneva to Lyon for some dates and times for as low as £6  one way in the next 7 days.
How much does the coach from Geneva to Lyon cost on average?
If you’re looking to book tickets for this trip in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Geneva to Lyon coach prices are on average £7  one way.
How many miles is it from Geneva to Lyon by coach?
You should expect to travel around 69 miles (112 km)  between Geneva and Lyon by coach.
How long is the coach journey between Geneva and Lyon?
On average the coach from Geneva to Lyon duration is 2 h 15 min  for the 69 miles (112 km) long trip, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
What station does the Geneva to Lyon coach leave from? Which Lyon coach station do I come into from Geneva?

Omio customers travelling this route book their coaches from Genève   to Lyon, Gare Perrache.

Where is the Geneva coach station located? Where is the Lyon coach station located?

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.

Which coach companies can get me from Geneva to Lyon?
For the trip from Geneva to Lyon you can take a coach with Flixbus, Ouibus, Eurolines Switzerland, BlaBlaCar, RegioJet or Eurolines France. Be sure to check out all possible coach companies that offer services to Lyon from Geneva on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
What time is the earliest coach from Geneva to Lyon? What time is the last coach from Geneva to Lyon?
The first Geneva to Lyon coach departs at 05: 30   and the last coach from Geneva to Lyon leaves at 19: 00. Check out the most up-to-date Geneva to Lyon coach schedule on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How far in advance should I purchase a coach ticket between Geneva and Lyon to get the best deals?
You can find a coach between Geneva and Lyon to cost on average £7 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying coach tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the Geneva to Lyon coach generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

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