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 £ 53 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 53.
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16 h 35 m
16 h 35 m
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Of the 1 buses that leave Madrid for Lyon 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 16 h 35 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 16 h 35 m .
The slowest buses will take 16 h 35 m 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.
|Distance||565 miles (912 km)|
|Average coach duration||16 h 35 min|
|Average coach ticket price||£72 (€82)|
|Coach companies||Flixbus, Eurolines Switzerland, Alsa, Eurolines France or Union Ivkoni International|
Coaches from Madrid to Lyon cover the 565 miles (912 km) long journey 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. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £72, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £44. Travellers depart most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in Lyon, Gare Perrache.
For as little as £44 you can travel by coach from Madrid to Lyon with FlixBus and Alsa. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this route.
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.
When purchasing your Alsa coach tickets from Madrid to Lyon, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:
Travel by coach between Madrid, Spain and Lyon, France is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain
The government of France has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last checked on 15/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your coach to Lyon from Madrid closer to your date of departure here.
The current restriction level for your return trip by coach from Lyon to Madrid is: Partially open
Reentry to Spain is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France
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The government of Spain has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last verified on 15/10/2021. 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 Lyon to Madrid coach here.
There are a few coach stations in Madrid to start your journey from including Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83, Madrid, Estación de Moncloa and Madrid, Méndez Álvaro - Terminal. In Lyon you have a few coach station options to choose from for your arrival including Lyon, Gare Perrache, Lyon, Dardilly and Lyon, Lyon Perrache.
Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in Lyon, Gare Perrache.
Passengers board the coach most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, which is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city centre, and they get off the coach at Lyon, Gare Perrache, located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city centre.
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