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.
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4 h 33 m
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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.
|Distance||179 miles (289 km)|
|Average coach duration||6 h|
|Average coach ticket price||£42 (€48)|
|Coach companies||Flixbus, 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.
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.
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.
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Travel by coach between Lyon, France and Basel, Switzerland is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France
The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
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.
The restriction level for your return coach to Lyon, France from Basel is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
Conditions of reentry:
The government of France has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
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.
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.
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.
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