The cheapest buses from Lyon to Madrid

Showing times and prices for 22 Sep

Cheapest

£44

Average

£74

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 Madrid will cost around £ 74 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 44.

Cheapest
05:00Lyon15h35 20:35Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
1 changes
£441One-way
Cheapest
05:00Lyon15h55 20:55Madrid, Estación Sur
1 changes
£441One-way
Cheapest
05:00Lyon17h05 22:05Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
1 changes
£441One-way
05:00Lyon15h35 20:35Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
1 changes
£921One-way
05:00Lyon17h20 22:20Madrid
1 changes
£921One-way

Timetable Lyon to Madrid

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05:00Lyon15h35 20:35Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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05:00Lyon15h35 20:35Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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05:00Lyon15h55 20:55Madrid, Estación Sur
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05:00Lyon17h20 22:20Madrid
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05:00Lyon17h20 22:20Madrid
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05:00Lyon17h05 22:05Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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05:00Lyon17h05 22:05Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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05:00Lyon15h55 20:55Madrid, Estación Sur
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Tue
21 Sep
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£100Iberia
Wed
22 Sep
£44Alsa
£109Iberia
Thu
23 Sep
£44Alsa
£141Iberia
Fri
24 Sep
£44Alsa
£150Vueling
Sat
25 Sep
£44Alsa
£83Iberia
Sun
26 Sep
£44Alsa
£109Iberia
Mon
27 Sep
£42Flixbus
£92Air Nostrum
Tue
28 Sep
£44Alsa
£76Iberia
Wed
29 Sep
£44Alsa
£190Air France
Thu
30 Sep
£42Flixbus
£183Iberia
Fri
1 Oct
£35Alsa
£118Air Nostrum
Sat
2 Oct
£35Alsa
£48Iberia Express
Sun
3 Oct
£35Alsa
£92Iberia Express
Mon
4 Oct
£35Alsa
£129Iberia Express
Tue
5 Oct
£35Alsa
£48Iberia Express
Wed
6 Oct
£42Flixbus
£83Iberia
Thu
7 Oct
£40Flixbus
£48Iberia Express
Fri
8 Oct
£35Alsa
£118Air Nostrum
Sat
9 Oct
£35Alsa
£48Iberia Express
Sun
10 Oct
£37Alsa
£76Iberia Express
Mon
11 Oct
£33Flixbus
£68Iberia Express

The fastest buses from Lyon to Madrid

Showing times and prices for 22 Sep

Fastest Journey

15 h 35 m

Average

16 h 28 m

Buses per day

8

Distance

912 km

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

Fastest
05:00Lyon15h35 20:35Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
1 changes
£921One-way
Fastest
05:00Lyon15h35 20:35Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
1 changes
£441One-way
2nd Fastest
05:00Lyon15h55 20:55Madrid, Estación Sur
1 changes
£441One-way
2nd Fastest
05:00Lyon15h55 20:55Madrid, Estación Sur
1 changes
£921One-way
05:00Lyon17h05 22:05Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
1 changes
£921One-way

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Coach Information from Lyon to Madrid

distanceDistance565 miles (912 km)
durationAverage coach duration17 h 5 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£44 (€49)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesFlixbus, Eurolines Switzerland, Alsa, Eurolines France, Union Ivkoni International, Isilines or Linebus

Coaches from Lyon to Madrid cover the 565 miles (912 km) long trip taking on average 17 h 5 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, Eurolines Switzerland, Alsa, Eurolines France, Union Ivkoni International, Isilines or Linebus. There are direct coach services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £44, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £42. Travellers depart most frequently from Lyon Part Dieu and arrive in Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83.

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One of the easiest ways to travel from Lyon to Madrid is by taking a coach with Alsa. As the main operator for coach travel in Spain with a plethora of national and regional routes, Alsa transports more than 300 million passengers per year. You can find Alsa coach timetables and tickets for Lyon to Madrid quickly on Omio and book cheap coach tickets online. Lyon is around 565 miles (912 km) away from Madrid by coach and the cheapest Alba coach from Lyon to Madrid starts at £44.

Alsa’s premium services offer one of the most comfortable travel experiences at a budget price. Apart from the Standard ticket, Alsa offers other coach tickets like Minimum, Reduced and Flexible fares on select routes. Along with all the routes covered by Alsa Normal coaches, which include basic services like toilets, free WiFi access, footrests and onboard entertainment, the coach company has other types of coaches like the Alsa Supra, Alsa Eurobus and Alsa Premium, which provide more luxurious services depending on the specific route.

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

  • Normal conditions apply
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Travel Tips

Buses from Lyon to Madrid
Take the bus to Madrid easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Lyon to Madrid.
FAQs
Is cross-border travel by coach between Lyon, France and Madrid, Spain allowed?

Travel between Lyon, France and Madrid, Spain by coach is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into Spain from France?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Spain from Lyon?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Madrid, Spain?

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

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

The information above was last checked on 20/09/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your coach from Lyon to Madrid before travelling.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to France from Madrid, Spain?

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

Is my return coach into Lyon from Madrid restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain

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

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 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
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel 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 20/09/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your coach to Lyon from Madrid closer to your date of departure here.

What is the price of the cheapest coach between Lyon and Madrid?
Omio customers have found the cheapest coaches between Lyon and Madrid to cost as little as £42  in the next 7 days.
How much is a coach ticket from Lyon to Madrid?
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a coach ticket from Lyon to Madrid is £44  one way.
What is the distance by coach from Lyon to Madrid?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance between Lyon and Madrid via coach to be approximately 565 miles (912 km).
How many hours does it take from Lyon to Madrid by coach?
On average the Lyon to Madrid coach time is 17 h 5 min  covering the 565 miles (912 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
Which coach station in Lyon goes to Madrid? Which coach station do I come into Madrid from Lyon?

Some of the Lyon coach stations to Madrid you can start your journey from include Lyon, Gare Perrache, Lyon, Dardilly and Lyon, Lyon Perrache. Similarly, some of the arrival coach stations in Madrid include Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83, Madrid, Estación de Moncloa and Madrid, Méndez Álvaro - Terminal.

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Lyon Part Dieu   and arriving in Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83.

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

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 Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83, located 2 mile (s) / 3 km away from the city centre.

Which coach companies should I travel with from Lyon to Madrid?
When taking a coach from Lyon to Madrid, you can count on Flixbus, Eurolines Switzerland, Alsa, Eurolines France, Union Ivkoni International, Isilines or Linebus for the best way to get you to Madrid. You can also check all possible coach companies who offer a service between Lyon and Madrid and compare the amenities they offer before buying a coach ticket.
Are there any Lyon to Madrid direct coach services?
Yes, you can look for direct coaches from Lyon to Madrid with Flixbus  without needing to change in between. Taking a direct coach tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this route.
What are the first and last departure coach times from Lyon to Madrid?
If you prefer early morning coaches from Lyon to Madrid, the first coach leaves at 05: 45. If you prefer late night coaches from Lyon to Madrid, the last coach of the day leaves at 14: 05. Omio shows you the latest coach from Lyon to Madrid timetable to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
How far in advance should I buy coach tickets from Lyon to Madrid for 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 buy coach tickets to Madrid from Lyon within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £44 one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your coach ticket from Lyon to Madrid a few months in advance.
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