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.
This is the last bus of the day.
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2 h 10 m
2 h 20 m
Buses per day
Of the 3 buses that leave Lyon for Geneva every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Average coach duration||2 h 15 min|
|Average coach ticket price||£10 (€11)|
|Coach frequency||16 a day|
|Direct coach||Yes, there are 11 direct coaches a day|
|Coach companies||SNCF | TGV Lyria, Eurolines France, BlaBlaCar Bus, SNCF | Autocar, Eurolines Switzerland, Flixbus, BlaBlaCar, Ouibus, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Union Ivkoni International, Alsa, RegioJet or Infobus|
Coaches from Lyon to Geneva cover the 69 miles long route taking on average 2 h 15 min with our travel partners like SNCF | TGV Lyria, Eurolines France, BlaBlaCar Bus, SNCF | Autocar, Eurolines Switzerland, Flixbus, BlaBlaCar, Ouibus, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Union Ivkoni International, Alsa, RegioJet or Infobus. Normally, there are 16 coaches operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this journey for as low as £9, but the average price of coach tickets is £10. Travellers depart most frequently from Lyon Part Dieu and arrive in Geneva, Eaux-Vives.
Find the best coaches to Geneva from Lyon with Omio's travel partners FlixBus, Alsa and BlaBlaCar Bus from £9. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.
FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost coach operators, founded in Germany and offering long-distance coach services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight coaches on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long coach journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.
Lyon to Geneva coach information with FlixBus:
Alsa is the main coach operator in Spain, a subsidiary of the UK coach operator National Express. Alsa offers a wide variety of national and international routes and transports more than 300 million passengers every year. Apart from the Standard fare, Alsa provides ticket types like Minimum, Reduced and Flexible fares on select routes for those looking to save money on coach journeys. While most travellers don’t mind travelling on normal coaches with basic services like toilets, free WiFi, footrests and onboard entertainment, some others may want to check out Alsa’s deluxe coaches like the Alsa Supra, Alsa Eurobus and Alsa Premium, which provide more luxurious amenities on specific routes.
BlaBlaCar Bus (formerly known as Ouibus or iDBUS) is a popular French coach provider from France operating long-distance services in 10 countries in Europe and connecting over 300 destinations. It is a subsidiary of the French car sharing service, BlaBlaCar. Standard amenities on BlaBlaCar Bus include toilets, air conditioning, USB and power outlets for charging phones, tablets and laptops during long coach journeys, extra legroom and adjustable seats. There is also free Wi-Fi available on select routes. The only ticket type from BlaBlaCar Bus is the Standard ticket, which allows each traveler to bring one cabin bag and up to two hold bags.
Lyon to Geneva coach information with BlaBlaCar Bus:
Travel by coach between Lyon, France and Geneva, Switzerland is: Fully open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully 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 03/08/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your coach to Geneva from Lyon closer to your date of departure here.
The current restriction level for your return trip by coach from Geneva to Lyon is: Fully open
Reentry to France is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
What are the entry requirements?
The government of France has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last verified on 08/08/2022. 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 Geneva to Lyon coach here.
Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Lyon Part Dieu and arrive in Geneva, Eaux-Vives.
The most popular departure coach station with passengers for this route, called Lyon Part Dieu, is located 2 miles (3.3 km) from the city centre of Lyon.
The most popular arrival coach station, Geneva, Eaux-Vives, is located 1.2 miles (1.9 km) away from the city centre of Geneva.
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