Cheap bus tickets from Madrid to Lyon

Showing times and prices for 24 Jan

Cheapest

£43

Average

£50

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.

Cheapest
21:10Madrid20h25 17:35Lyon, Gare Perrache
1 changes
£431One-way
2nd Cheapest
22:55Madrid35h15 10:10Lyon, Gare Perrache
1 changes
£571One-way

Bus Timetable Madrid to Lyon

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21:10Madrid20h25 17:35Lyon, Gare Perrache
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22:55Madrid35h15 10:10Lyon, Gare Perrache
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Mon
24 Jan
£34Flixbus
£63Iberia Express
Tue
25 Jan
£43Flixbus
£45Air Nostrum
Wed
26 Jan
£43Flixbus
£63Air Nostrum
Thu
27 Jan
£35Flixbus
£41Air Nostrum
Fri
28 Jan
£25Flixbus
£45Air Nostrum
Sat
29 Jan
£44BlaBlaCar Bus
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Sun
30 Jan
£43Flixbus
£140Air France
Mon
31 Jan
£34Flixbus
£29Air Nostrum
Tue
1 Feb
£43Flixbus
£41Air Nostrum
Wed
2 Feb
£25Flixbus
£41Air Nostrum
Thu
3 Feb
£35Flixbus
£41Air Nostrum
Fri
4 Feb
£25Flixbus
£41Air Nostrum
Sat
5 Feb
£43Flixbus
£29Air Nostrum
Sun
6 Feb
£44BlaBlaCar Bus
£41Iberia Express
Mon
7 Feb
£90Eurolines Switzerland
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Tue
8 Feb
£43Flixbus
£29Iberia Express
Wed
9 Feb
£90Eurolines Switzerland
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Thu
10 Feb
£44BlaBlaCar Bus
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Fri
11 Feb
£25Flixbus
£41Air Nostrum
Sat
12 Feb
£44BlaBlaCar Bus
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Bus times from Madrid to Lyon

Showing times and prices for 24 Jan

Fastest Journey

20 h 25 m

Average

1d 3 h 50 m

Buses per day

2

Distance

912 km

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

Fastest
21:10Madrid20h25 17:35Lyon, Gare Perrache
1 changes
£431One-way
2nd Fastest
22:55Madrid35h15 10:10Lyon, Gare Perrache
1 changes
£571One-way

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Overview: Coach from Madrid to Lyon

distanceDistance565 miles (912 km)
durationAverage coach duration16 h 35 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£39 (€44)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesFlixbus, 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.

Coach companies: FlixBus and Alsa from Madrid to Lyon

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
Alsa

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.

  • Average Price: £25

When you buy your FlixBus coach tickets between Madrid and Lyon don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • All bookings can be canceled up to 15 minutes before departure (a fee may apply).
  • Cancellations made 30 days before departure are free of charge.
  • Canceled tickets are refunded as a voucher, which is valid for 12 months, and is the value of the original booking (minus a cancellation fee, if applicable).
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Travel Tips: Coach to Lyon from Madrid

Take the bus to Lyon 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 Madrid to Lyon.
FAQs

What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my coach to Lyon from Madrid?

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

Can I enter France from Spain?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • 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?

All travellers in France must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

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.

What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by coach to Madrid, Spain from Lyon, France?

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

Is my return coach 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?

Conditions of reentry:

  • 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:

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

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.

How much do cheap coach tickets from Madrid to Lyon cost?

You can find a cheap coach from Madrid to Lyon for some dates and times for as low as £25  one way in the next 7 days.

How much is a coach ticket from Madrid to Lyon?

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

What is the distance by coach from Madrid to Lyon?

You should expect to travel around 565 miles (912 km)  to Lyon from Madrid by coach.

How long is the coach between Madrid and Lyon?

On average the coach from Madrid to Lyon duration is 16 h 35 min  for the 565 miles (912 km) long route, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.

Which coach station in Madrid goes to Lyon? Which coach station do I come into Lyon from Madrid?

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.

Where do I find the Madrid coach station to Lyon? Where is the Lyon coach station?

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.

What coach companies offer a service from Madrid to Lyon?

If you're looking for coaches from Madrid to Lyon, you can rely on Flixbus, Eurolines Switzerland, Alsa, Eurolines France or Union Ivkoni International to get you to Lyon. It's also good to check out all possible coach companies for the Madrid to Lyon route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

What time is the earliest coach from Madrid to Lyon? What time is the last coach from Madrid to Lyon?

The earliest coach departing from Madrid to Lyon leaves at 09: 00. The last coach departing from Madrid to Lyon leaves at 21: 55. You can find the latest Madrid to Lyon coach times on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.

When should I book Madrid Lyon coach tickets to score the best deals?

If you buy a coach ticket from Madrid to Lyon within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £39 one way. However, we recommend booking your coach in advance to get access to the best prices. Coach tickets between Madrid and Lyon are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.