The cheapest buses from Lyon to Basel

Showing times and prices for 20 Oct

Cheapest

£19

Average

£26

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 Lyon to Basel will cost around £ 26 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 19.

16:40Lyon4h20 21:00Basel
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£191One-way
08:20Lyon4h00 12:20Basel
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£221One-way
14:30Lyon5h20 19:50Basel
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£361One-way

Timetable Lyon to Basel

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08:20Lyon4h00 12:20Basel
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14:30Lyon5h20 19:50Basel
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16:40Lyon4h20 21:00Basel
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Tue
19 Oct
£57SNCF | TER
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Wed
20 Oct
£54SNCF | TGV INOUI
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Thu
21 Oct
£57SNCF | TGV INOUI
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Fri
22 Oct
£57SNCF | TER
£48Flixbus
Sat
23 Oct
£59SNCF | TGV INOUI
£28Union Ivkoni International
Sun
24 Oct
£73SNCF | TGV INOUI
£56Flixbus
Mon
25 Oct
£57SNCF | TER
£37Flixbus
Tue
26 Oct
£51SNCF | TGV INOUI
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Wed
27 Oct
£44SNCF | TGV INOUI
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Thu
28 Oct
£57SNCF | TER
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Fri
29 Oct
£57SNCF | TER
£53Flixbus
Sat
30 Oct
£73SNCF | TGV INOUI
£28Union Ivkoni International
Mon
1 Nov
£57SNCF | TGV INOUI
£37Flixbus

The fastest buses from Lyon to Basel

Showing times and prices for 20 Oct

Fastest Journey

4 h

Average

4 h 33 m

Buses per day

3

Distance

289 km

Of the 3 buses that leave Lyon for Basel every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 289 km distance in an average of 4 h 33 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 4 h .

The slowest buses will take 5 h 20 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.

08:20Lyon4h00 12:20Basel
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£221One-way
16:40Lyon4h20 21:00Basel
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£191One-way
14:30Lyon5h20 19:50Basel
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£361One-way

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Coach Information from Lyon to Basel

distanceDistance179 miles (289 km)
durationAverage coach duration6 h
priceAverage coach ticket price£42 (€48)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesFlixbus, BlaBlaCar or RegioJet

Coaches from Lyon to Basel cover the 179 miles (289 km) long route taking on average 6 h with our travel partners like Flixbus, BlaBlaCar or RegioJet. There are direct coach services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £42, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £28. Travellers depart most frequently from Lyon Part Dieu and arrive in Basel.

Coach companies

Coach from Lyon to Basel with Student Agency and FlixBus

Travel from Lyon to Basel from £28 with Omio’s coach partners Student Agency and FlixBus! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable route for you.

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RegioJet is the leading bus company in the Czech Republic. Choose from the following ticket fare options for your next coach between Lyon and Basel: Low Cost, Standard, Fun & Relax, Relax and Business.

Save time and money by searching for and booking your Student Agency coach between Lyon and Basel online with Omio! If you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest Student Agency coach between Lyon and Basel, Omio can help you out every step of the way. Check current Student Agency coach timetables for the ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best connections for the 179 miles (289 km) route from Lyon to Basel as well as ticket information for the coach (such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard), and then book a cheap coach ticket – all in one convenient place. If you are using the Omio app to search for coaches from Lyon to Basel, you can check straight away if the Student Agency 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. Buy your official Student Agency Lyon to Basel coach tickets online on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy the travel experience!

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    FAQs
    What are the travel restrictions for Basel, Switzerland if I'm coming from Lyon, France by coach?

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

    Is international entry into Basel 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?

    Entry Requirements:

    • 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 Basel, Switzerland?

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

    • Physical distance required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
    • Face mask required: Mandatory

    The above information was last checked on 15/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your coach between Lyon and Basel closer to your date of departure here.

    What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by coach to Lyon, France from Basel, Switzerland?

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

    Is my return coach into Lyon from Basel 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 Basel?

    Conditions of reentry:

    • 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:

    • Social distancing required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
    • Face mask required: Mandatory

    Last checked on 18/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your coach to Lyon from Basel closer to your date of departure here.

    How much do cheap coaches to Basel from Lyon cost?
    If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap coach to Basel from Lyon for as little as £28  in the next 7 days.
    What is the average cost of a coach from Lyon to Basel?
    If you’re looking to book your coach tickets in the next week, you can expect the Lyon to Basel coach price to come in at an average of £42  one way.
    How many miles is it from Lyon to Basel by coach?
    When travelling this route you should expect the distance to Basel from Lyon via coach to be approximately 179 miles (289 km).
    What is the average Lyon to Basel coach duration?
    The Lyon to Basel coach duration is on average 6 h, which is to be expected when travelling 179 miles (289 km) between Lyon and Basel. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.
    Which coach station from Lyon to Basel do I depart from? Which Basel coach station from Lyon do I arrive in?

    There are a few coach stations in Lyon to start your trip from including Lyon, Gare Perrache, Lyon, Dardilly and Lyon, Lyon Perrache. In Basel you have a few coach station options to choose from for your arrival including Basel, Basel, Gartenstraße and Basel, Badischer Bahnhof (Schweiz).

    Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Lyon Part Dieu   and arrive in Basel.

    Where is the coach station in Lyon? Where is the coach station in Basel?

    Passengers board the coach most frequently from Lyon Part Dieu, which is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city centre, and they get off the coach at Basel, located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city centre.

    What coach companies go from Lyon to Basel?
    For the trip from Lyon to Basel you can take a coach with Flixbus, BlaBlaCar or RegioJet. Be sure to check out all possible coach companies that offer services between Lyon and Basel on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
    Can I purchase a direct coach from Lyon to Basel?
    Yes, you can search for direct coaches from Lyon to Basel on Omio with BlaBlaCar, and you won’t need to change in between. Direct coach services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when travelling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy your coach ticket.
    When is the earliest coach from Lyon to Basel? When is the last coach from Lyon to Basel?
    The first coach from Lyon to Basel leaves at 08: 00   and the last coach for this leaves at 16: 15. Omio shows you the latest coach from Lyon to Basel timetable to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
    How early should I purchase coach tickets between Lyon and Basel to score the best deals?
    If you purchase a coach ticket to Basel from Lyon within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £42 one way. However, we recommend booking your coach in advance to get access to the best prices. Coach tickets between Lyon and Basel are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

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