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Coach Information between Zurich and Lyon

distanceDistance208 miles (335 km)
durationAverage coach duration6 h 35 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£30 (€34)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesFlixbus, Eurolines Switzerland, BlaBlaCar or Eurolines France

Coaches from Zurich to Lyon cover the 208 miles (335 km) long route taking on average 6 h 35 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, Eurolines Switzerland, BlaBlaCar or Eurolines France. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this route for as low as £18, but the average price of coach tickets is £30. Travellers depart most frequently from Zürich HB and arrive in Lyon, Gare Perrache.

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FlixBus between Zurich and Lyon

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FlixBus

Omio helps you compare and book the perfect coach with FlixBus from Zurich to Lyon for a smooth and relaxing journey. Check the latest FlixBus coach timetables for the ideal departure and arrival times, take a look at the travel information for the Zurich to Lyon coach with FlixBus (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), compare the best connections for your Zurich - Lyon trip and then book a cheap coach ticket with ease. The distance from Zurich to Lyon by coach is 208 miles (335 km). You can book tickets for this FlixBus coach for as low as £42 one-way if you book in advance. When you search for FlixBus tickets between Zurich and Lyon in the Omio app, you can also check whether they are mobile tickets quickly and easily. If they are mobile tickets, then you can go paperless when taking a coach. Book that perfect FlixBus Zurich - Lyon coach ticket online and enjoy your trip!

FlixBus has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and travelling by coach between Zurich and Lyon:

  • 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

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FAQs
Is travel by coach currently allowed from Zurich, Switzerland to Lyon, France?

Travel between Zurich, Switzerland and Lyon, France by coach is: Partially open.

Can I enter France from Switzerland?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required

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 23/10/2021. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your coach from Zurich to Lyon as this information can change.

What is the restriction level for the return leg of a round trip journey from Lyon, France to Zurich, Switzerland?

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

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

Reentry to Switzerland is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Lyon?

What are the entry requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Zurich, Switzerland?

The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

Last verified on 23/10/2021. 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 Zurich coach here.

What is the price of the cheapest coach to Lyon from Zurich?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap coach to Lyon from Zurich for as little as £18  in the next 7 days.
How much is a coach ticket from Zurich to Lyon?
If you’re looking to purchase tickets for this route in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Zurich to Lyon coach prices are on average £30  one way.
How far is it from Zurich to Lyon by coach?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance between Zurich and Lyon via coach to be approximately 208 miles (335 km).
How long does it take from Zurich to Lyon by coach?
On average the Zurich to Lyon coach time is 6 h 35 min  covering the 208 miles (335 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
Which coach station in Zurich goes to Lyon? Which coach station do I come into Lyon from Zurich?

Some of the Zurich coach stations to Lyon you can start your journey from include Zürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai, Zürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai and Zurich, Main Station. Similarly, some of the arrival coach stations in Lyon include Lyon, Gare Perrache, Lyon, Dardilly and Lyon, Lyon Perrache.

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Zürich HB   and arriving in Lyon, Gare Perrache.

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

Passengers board their coach most frequently from Zürich HB and travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre to this coach station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Lyon, Gare Perrache and need to travel approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the coach station to the city centre in Lyon.

What coach companies go from Zurich to Lyon?
For the best Zurich to Lyon coach to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Flixbus, Eurolines Switzerland, BlaBlaCar or Eurolines France. However, it's always good to check all possible coach companies with services from Zurich to Lyon to compare what amenities they may offer.
Are there any direct coaches to Lyon from Zurich?
Yes, you can search for direct coaches from Zurich to Lyon on Omio with Union Ivkoni International, and you won’t need to change in between. Direct coach services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when travelling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy your coach ticket.
When does the first coach depart from Zurich to Lyon? When does the last coach depart from Zurich to Lyon?
If you prefer early morning coaches from Zurich to Lyon, the first coach leaves at 06: 35. If you prefer late night coaches from Zurich to Lyon, the last coach of the day leaves at 14: 55. Omio shows you the latest coach from Zurich to Lyon timetable to help you book the best departure time for this route.
How far in advance should I book coach tickets from Zurich to Lyon for the best deals?
You can find a coach to Lyon from Zurich to cost on average £30 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying coach tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the Zurich to Lyon coach generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

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