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 Madrid to Lyon will cost around £ 50 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 43.
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20 h 25 m
1d 3 h 50 m
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It's difficult to get from Madrid to Lyon without changing at least once.
|Distance||565 miles (912 km)|
|Average coach duration||16 h 35 min|
|Average coach ticket price||£39 (€44)|
|Coach companies||Flixbus, Eurolines Switzerland, Alsa, Eurolines France or Union Ivkoni International|
Coaches from Madrid to Lyon cover the 565 miles (912 km) long route taking on average 16 h 35 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, Eurolines Switzerland, Alsa, Eurolines France or Union Ivkoni International. 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 Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in Lyon, Gare Perrache.
FlixBus and Alsa coaches will get you between Madrid and Lyon from £25. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best coach times and tickets for your trip.
FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost coach providers in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travellers in both continents the option to take a long-distance coach at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight coaches on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long coach journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.
When you buy your FlixBus coach tickets between Madrid and Lyon don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:
Travel between Madrid, Spain and Lyon, France by coach is: Partially open.
International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain
Conditions of entry:
All travellers in France must observe these coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 22/01/2022. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your coach to Lyon from Madrid as this information can change.
The restriction level for your return coach to Madrid, Spain from Lyon is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France
Conditions of reentry:
The government of Spain has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 23/01/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your coach to Madrid from Lyon closer to your date of departure here.
When departing from Madrid, you have various coach station options to start your journey from including Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83, Madrid, Estación de Moncloa and Madrid, Méndez Álvaro - Terminal. When arriving in Lyon, you can end your route in coach stations like Lyon, Gare Perrache, Lyon, Dardilly and Lyon, Lyon Perrache.
Omio customers book a coach from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Lyon, Gare Perrache most frequently for this route.
Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their coaches from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and need to travel around 1.1 miles (1.8 km) from the city centre to get to this coach station.
Passengers arriving in Lyon most often arrive at Lyon, Gare Perrache and need to travel around 1 mile (1.6 km) from this coach station to the city centre.
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