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Coach Information to Lyon from London

distanceDistance457 miles (737 km)
durationAverage coach duration17 h 5 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£57 (€63)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesFlixbus, Eurolines France, Ouibus or National Express

Coaches from London to Lyon cover the 457 miles (737 km) long trip taking on average 17 h 5 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, Eurolines France, Ouibus or National Express. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this journey for as low as £54, but the average price of coach tickets is £57. Travellers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Lyon, Gare Perrache.

Coach companies

FlixBus and National Express coaches between London and Lyon

You can travel by coach between London and Lyon with FlixBus and National Express for as low as £54. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

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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 from London to Lyon.

Looking to travel by coach from London to Lyon? Omio can help you find that perfect journey with FlixBus. Check Omio to see current FlixBus coach timetables, tickets, travel information and prices for the best deals on the London to Lyon coach and book FlixBus tickets online quickly and easily. When taking a coach between London and Lyon, you can expect to travel 457 miles (737 km) one-way with FlixBus. If you search for coaches from London to Lyon in the Omio app, you can check if the FlixBus ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when travelling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the coach station. Whether you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest coach with FlixBus, we do the work for you to get you safely to Lyon from London. Book that perfect London to Lyon coach now with Omio and enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey with FlixBus!

Please follow the recommendations outlined by FlixBus when booking your coach tickets between London and Lyon due to the coronavirus:

  • 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

Coaches from London to Lyon

Anyone who wants to travel from London to Lyon affordably will find plenty of bus connections to consider. During the week, travellers can pick from two to seven indirect depatures. There should be eight departures on Saturdays and a couple on Sundays. Expect journey times to vary between 20 hours 45 minutes and 29 hours.

Which coach companies travel from London to Lyon?

Buses to Lyon from London are provided by two companies: Eurolines and Flixbus. Neither company travels directly to Lyon. Instead, travellers will need to make a change, which usually takes place in Paris.

How long is the coach from London to Lyon?

Journey times are reasonably long between Lyon and Paris. The fastest services reach Lyon in 20 hours 45 minutes, but some buses can take as long as 29-30 hours, making it important to choose the right option.

How many coaches are there from London to Lyon?

Throughout the week, there are two to eight departure times for Lyon every day. There may be more journeys listed, however. This is because stopovers in Paris can vary between five and ten hours, giving travellers the chance to see the French capital.

What are the departure and arrival stations for coaches from London to Lyon?

Departure coach station: Coaches from London to Lyon will depart from London Victoria Coach Station. Victoria Coach Station is very centrally located, a short distance west of London's central districts. Buses run straight to the station via Oxford Street, while the London Underground links Victoria to all parts of the city. However, the walk from Victoria Underground to the Coach Station will take 10 minutes or so, something that travellers should keep in mind. Express buses also link the Coach Station to Heathrow and Gatwick Airports.

Arrival coach station: Coaches to Lyon will arrive at the city's Gare Perrache. It's not a long walk from there into central Lyon but passengers can also transfer to the Metro for faster onward travel. Buses also stop directly outside and serve all parts of the city. Those needing to reach Lyon Part Dieu station should take regional trains, which take just eight minutes. From there, travellers can continue their journey. At the station itself, expect a range of places to dine and buy essentials, as well as WiFi connectivity.

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FAQs
Am I allowed to travel by coach from London, United Kingdom to Lyon, France?

Travel between London, United Kingdom and Lyon, France by coach is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into France from United Kingdom?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in France from London?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required

What are the safety rules to follow in Lyon, France?

When travelling in France, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

The information above was last checked on 24/07/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your coach between London and Lyon before travelling.

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

Return travel from France to United Kingdom is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to London from Lyon?

Entry into United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Lyon?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers can choose to pay for a private COVID-19 test. The earliest you can take the test while in quarantine is 5 full days after you left a place not on the travel corridor list
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in London, United Kingdom?

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

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

Last checked on 24/07/2021. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your coach to London from Lyon.

What is the cost of cheap coaches from London to Lyon?
You can find a cheap coach from London to Lyon for some dates and times for as low as £54  one way in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a coach ticket from London to Lyon on average?
The London to Lyon coach ticket price is on average £57  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this route in the next week.
How far is it from London to Lyon by coach?
The coach distance from London to Lyon is around 457 miles (737 km).
How many hours does it take from London to Lyon by coach?
While the time it takes to travel 457 miles (737 km) to Lyon from London can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the coach duration from London to Lyon is on average 17 h 5 min.
What station does the London to Lyon coach leave from? Which Lyon coach station do I come into from London?

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from London Victoria   and arriving in Lyon, Gare Perrache.

Where is the departure coach station in London located? Where is the arrival coach station in Lyon located?

Passengers board their coach most frequently from London Victoria 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 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the coach station to the city centre in Lyon.

Which coach companies should I travel with from London to Lyon?
If you're looking for coaches from London to Lyon, you can rely on Flixbus, Eurolines France, Ouibus or National Express to get you to Lyon. It's also good to check out all possible coach companies for the London to Lyon route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
When does the first coach depart from London to Lyon? When does the last coach depart from London to Lyon?
The earliest coach departing from London to Lyon leaves at 09: 00. The last coach departing from London to Lyon leaves at 22: 45. You can find the latest London to Lyon coach schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How early should I book London to Lyon coach tickets to get the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for coaches in advance to score the best deals from all possible coach companies offering this journey and save money. If you purchase coach tickets to Lyon from London within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £57 one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your coach ticket from London to Lyon a few months in advance.
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the bus station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines Central, Circle, Hammersmith, City