Cheap bus tickets from London to Lyon

Showing times and prices for 21 May

Cheapest

£53

Average

£63

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 London to Lyon will cost around £ 63 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 53.

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10:30London16h00 03:30Lyon, Gare Perrache
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£531One-way
2nd Cheapest
08:30London16h00 01:30Lyon, Gare Perrache
1 changes
£591One-way
21:30London16h05 14:35Lyon, Gare Perrache
1 changes
£691One-way
23:30London18h20 18:50Lyon, Gare Perrache
1 changes
£701One-way

Bus Timetable London to Lyon

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08:30London16h00 01:30Lyon, Gare Perrache
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10:30London16h00 03:30Lyon, Gare Perrache
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21:30London16h05 14:35Lyon, Gare Perrache
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23:30London18h20 18:50Lyon, Gare Perrache
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Sat
21 May
£48BlaBlaCar Bus
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Sun
22 May
£56BlaBlaCar Bus
£58easyJet
Mon
23 May
£43BlaBlaCar Bus
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Tue
24 May
£76BlaBlaCar Bus
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Wed
25 May
£120BlaBlaCar Bus
£64easyJet
Thu
26 May
£137Flixbus
£106easyJet
Fri
27 May
£183BlaBlaCar Bus
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Sat
28 May
£156BlaBlaCar Bus
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29 May
£159BlaBlaCar Bus
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30 May
£177BlaBlaCar Bus
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Tue
31 May
£103BlaBlaCar Bus
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Wed
1 Jun
£104Flixbus
£104easyJet
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2 Jun
£88BlaBlaCar Bus
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Fri
3 Jun
£67BlaBlaCar Bus
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Sat
4 Jun
£53BlaBlaCar Bus
£66easyJet
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5 Jun
£56BlaBlaCar Bus
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Mon
6 Jun
£65Flixbus
£55easyJet
Tue
7 Jun
£39Flixbus
£47easyJet
Wed
8 Jun
£35Flixbus
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9 Jun
£35BlaBlaCar Bus
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Bus times from London to Lyon

Showing times and prices for 21 May

Fastest Journey

16 h

Average

16 h 36 m

Buses per day

4

Distance

737 km

It's difficult to get from London to Lyon without changing at least once.

2nd Fastest
08:30London16h00 01:30Lyon, Gare Perrache
1 changes
£591One-way
2nd Fastest
10:30London16h00 03:30Lyon, Gare Perrache
1 changes
£531One-way
21:30London16h05 14:35Lyon, Gare Perrache
1 changes
£691One-way
23:30London18h20 18:50Lyon, Gare Perrache
1 changes
£701One-way

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Overview: Coach from London to Lyon

distanceDistance457 miles (737 km)
durationAverage coach duration16 h
priceAverage coach ticket price£76 (€86)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesOuibus, Eurolines France, BlaBlaCar Bus or Flixbus

Coaches from London to Lyon cover the 457 miles (737 km) long journey taking on average 16 h with our travel partners like Ouibus, Eurolines France, BlaBlaCar Bus or Flixbus. There are direct coach services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £76, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £43. Travellers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Lyon, Gare Perrache.

Coach companies: FlixBus London to Lyon

Buy your official FlixBus coach tickets from London to Lyon from £43 with Omio. Find coach times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most affordable trip.

FlixBus

FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost coach providers in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travellers in both continents the option to take a long-distance coach at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight coaches on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long coach journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

  • Average Price: £137

FlixBus 's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your coach from London to Lyon are the following:

  • 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

Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for coaches to Lyon from London?

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

Can I enter France from United Kingdom?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • 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 48 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Health declaration required

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

All travellers 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 18/05/2022. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your coach between London and Lyon as this information can change.

Are there restrictions on returning to United Kingdom from France by coach?

The current restriction level for your return trip by coach from Lyon to London is: Fully open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to United Kingdom from France?

Reentry to United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of France

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

What are the entry requirements?

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine 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: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask: Regional advice

Last verified on 18/05/2022. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your Lyon to London coach here.

How much does a cheap coach between London and Lyon cost?

If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap coach to Lyon from London for as little as £43  in the next 7 days.

How much is a coach ticket from London to Lyon?

The London to Lyon coach ticket price is on average £76  if you are looking to book your tickets for this journey in the next week.

What is the distance from London to Lyon by coach?

The distance from London to Lyon by coach is approximately 457 miles (737 km).

What is the average London to Lyon coach duration?

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 16 h.

What is the departure coach station in London and arrival coach station in Lyon?

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

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

Passengers board the coach most frequently from London Victoria, which is located around 1.8 miles (2.9 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the coach at Lyon, Gare Perrache, located 1 mile (1.6 km) away from the city centre.

What coach companies offer a service between London and Lyon?

Take the London to Lyon coach with Ouibus, Eurolines France, BlaBlaCar Bus or Flixbus. However, it's always good to check out all possible coach companies for the route between London and Lyon as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

When is the earliest coach from London to Lyon? When is the last coach from London to Lyon?

The first London to Lyon coach departs at 07: 30   and the last coach from London to Lyon leaves at 23: 30. Check out the most up-to-date London to Lyon coach times on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

How early should I book London to Lyon coach tickets to get the best deals?

If you purchase London to Lyon coach tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £76. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for coaches from London to Lyon. Look out for coach tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.