Cheap bus tickets from Lyon to Madrid

Showing times and prices for 23 Jan

Cheapest

£74

Average

£84

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 £ 84 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 74.

2nd Cheapest
13:00Lyon, Gare Lyon-Perrache24h00 13:00Madrid, Estación Sur
0 changes
£741One-way
05:00Lyon15h20 20:20Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
1 changes
£901One-way
05:00Lyon17h05 22:05Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
1 changes
£901One-way

Bus Timetable Lyon to Madrid

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05:00Lyon15h20 20:20Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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05:00Lyon17h05 22:05Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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13:00Lyon, Gare Lyon-Perrache24h00 13:00Madrid, Estación Sur
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Sun
23 Jan
£74Union Ivkoni International
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Mon
24 Jan
£41Flixbus
£50Air Nostrum
Tue
25 Jan
£25Flixbus
£50Air Nostrum
Wed
26 Jan
£25Flixbus
£34Air Nostrum
Thu
27 Jan
£35Flixbus
£34Iberia Express
Fri
28 Jan
£36Alsa
£47Air Nostrum
Sat
29 Jan
£36Alsa
£50Air Nostrum
Sun
30 Jan
£34Alsa
£82Air Nostrum
Mon
31 Jan
£90Eurolines Switzerland
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Tue
1 Feb
£55Union Ivkoni International
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Wed
2 Feb
£34Flixbus
£34Air Nostrum
Thu
3 Feb
£34Alsa
£34Air Nostrum
Fri
4 Feb
£34Alsa
£59Air Nostrum
Sat
5 Feb
£90Eurolines Switzerland
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Sun
6 Feb
£34Alsa
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Mon
7 Feb
£90Eurolines Switzerland
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Tue
8 Feb
£56Union Ivkoni International
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Wed
9 Feb
£25Flixbus
£34Air Nostrum
Thu
10 Feb
£34Alsa
£59Air Nostrum
Fri
11 Feb
£34Alsa
£75Air Nostrum

Bus times from Lyon to Madrid

Showing times and prices for 23 Jan

Fastest Journey

15 h 20 m

Average

18 h 48 m

Buses per day

3

Distance

912 km

Of the 3 buses that leave Lyon for Madrid every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 912 km distance in an average of 18 h 48 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 15 h 20 m .

The slowest buses will take 1d 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.

Fastest
05:00Lyon15h20 20:20Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
1 changes
£901One-way
2nd Fastest
05:00Lyon17h05 22:05Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
1 changes
£901One-way
13:00Lyon, Gare Lyon-Perrache24h00 13:00Madrid, Estación Sur
0 changes
£741One-way

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Overview: Coach from Lyon to Madrid

distanceDistance565 miles (912 km)
durationAverage coach duration15 h 20 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£39 (€44)
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 route taking on average 15 h 20 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, Eurolines Switzerland, Alsa, Eurolines France, Union Ivkoni International, Isilines or Linebus. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this trip for as low as £25, but the average price of coach tickets is £39. Travellers depart most frequently from Lyon Part Dieu and arrive in Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83.

Coach companies: Alsa and FlixBus Lyon to Madrid

Buy your official Alsa and FlixBus coach tickets from Lyon to Madrid from £25 with Omio. Find coach times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most affordable route.

Alsa
FlixBus

Alsa is the main provier of coach travel in Spain. As a subsidiary of the UK coach operator National Express, Alsa offers a plethora of regional, national and international routes and transports more than 300 million passengers per year. Alsa has an impressive fleet of coaches with different levels of comfort and amenities on offer. Aside from the Alsa Normal coach with free WiFi, toilets, footrests and entertainment on board, the Alsa Supra, Alsa Eurobus and Alsa Premium coaches provide more luxurious services when travelling by road, depending on the specific route. Apart from the Standard ticket, Alsa offers other coach tickets like Minimum, Reduced and Flexible fares on select routes.

  • Average Price: £36

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

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

Travel Tips: Coach to Madrid from Lyon

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

Am I allowed to travel by coach from Lyon, France to Madrid, Spain?

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

Is international entry into Madrid 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 Spain from Lyon?

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 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
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands

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

The government of Spain 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 21/01/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your coach to Madrid from Lyon closer to your date of departure here.

Are there restrictions on returning to France from Spain by coach?

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

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

Reentry to France 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?

What are the entry requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be tested. A positive test will result in mandatory quarantine

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:

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

Last verified on 21/01/2022. 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 Madrid to Lyon coach here.

What is the cost of cheap coaches to Madrid from Lyon?

Omio customers have found the cheapest coaches to Madrid from Lyon to cost as little as £25  in the next 7 days.

What is the cost of a coach ticket from Lyon to Madrid on average?

If you are looking to buy your coach ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Lyon to Madrid coach to cost on average £39  one way.

How far is it from Lyon to Madrid by coach?

The Lyon to Madrid coach distance is approximately 565 miles (912 km).

How long does it take from Lyon to Madrid by coach?

On average the coach from Lyon to Madrid duration is 15 h 20 min  for the 565 miles (912 km) long journey, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.

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

When taking a coach from Lyon, you have a couple of coach stations you can depart from including Lyon, Gare Perrache, Lyon, Dardilly and Lyon, Lyon Perrache. When you arrive in Madrid, your coach can arrive in coach stations including Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83, Madrid, Estación de Moncloa and Madrid, Méndez Álvaro - Terminal.

Omio customers travelling this route book their coaches from Lyon Part Dieu   to Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83.

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

Passengers board the coach most frequently from Lyon Part Dieu, which is located around 1.1 miles (1.8 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the coach at Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83, located 1.9 miles (3.1 km) away from the city centre.

What coach companies offer a service to Madrid from Lyon?

For the trip from Lyon to Madrid you can take a coach with Flixbus, Eurolines Switzerland, Alsa, Eurolines France, Union Ivkoni International, Isilines or Linebus. Be sure to check out all possible coach companies that offer services between Lyon and Madrid on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

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 12: 00. If you prefer late night coaches from Lyon to Madrid, the last coach of the day leaves at 15: 05. Omio shows you the latest coach from Lyon to Madrid times to help you book the best departure time for this trip.

How far in advance should I book a coach ticket to Madrid from Lyon to get the best deals?

The price of a one way coach ticket from Lyon to Madrid is on average £39 if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for coaches from all possible coach companies offering this journey. In general, you can find coach tickets from Lyon to Madrid available a few months in advance.