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Bilbao to Lyon by bus

The journey from Bilbao to Lyon by bus is 419.95 mi and takes 17 hr 7 min. There are 12 connections per day, with the first departure at 8:00 AM and the last at 11:10 PM. It is possible to travel from Bilbao to Lyon by bus for as little as $41.03 or as much as $61.57. The best price for this journey is $41.03.

Lowest Price$41.03
Journey Duration17 hr 7 min
Connection per Day12
Lowest Price$41.03
Highest Price$61.57
First Departure8:00 AM
Last Departure11:10 PM
Distance419.95 mi
CarriersBlaBlaCar Bus, FlixBus

Bilbao to Lyon Bus Times

Departure date
Sunday, May 19, 2024

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How much do bus tickets from Bilbao to Lyon cost?

When you're traveling from Bilbao to Lyon, you can expect to pay an average of approximately $50.10. You might be able to find prices as low as $41.03, but it all depends on how you travel. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest bus tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as bus ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper bus tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.
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The prices for bus tickets from Bilbao to Lyon vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. The average bus ticket price is approximately $50.10. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.

How long is the journey from Bilbao to Lyon by bus?

The distance between Bilbao to Lyon is approximately 419.95 mi. In general, it will take you about 17 hr 7 min to complete the journey between the two cities. However, it is important to remember that journey times may vary according to a number of factors, including seasonal weather conditions, local events or diversions, and the type of terrain that must be crossed. Keep this in mind if you are intending to make a later connection, and always plan accordingly. The distance between Bilbao and Lyon is around 419.95 mi. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 17 hr 7 min. However, the fastest routes between Bilbao and Lyon take 14 hr 20 min. If a fast journey is a priority for you when traveling, look out for express services that may get you there faster. Some flexibility may be necessary when booking. Often, these services only leave at particular times of day - or even on certain days of the week. You may also find a faster journey by taking an indirect route and connecting in another station along the way.

When do departures from Bilbao to Lyon leave?

The first daily departure from Bilbao to Lyon leaves at 8:00 AM, while the last journey of the day sets out at 11:10 PM. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Bilbao and Lyon. However, different providers' timetables can vary from day to day or month to month, so these particular departures may not be available every day. Some providers may change their schedules on public holidays and weekends, or during the summer months. Check your travel dates when making your booking. If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Bilbao to Lyon, which usually leaves at 8:00 AM. The last scheduled departure of the night is normally at 11:10 PM. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year.

How many times a day do journeys run from Bilbao to Lyon?

If you want to get from Bilbao to Lyon, you can travel with providers such as . You will find a maximum number of departures per day. On average, there are 12 departures per day. Book in advance to make sure that your journey will run smoothly and you depart at a time that suits you best. When you travel, you can look for direct journeys or other routes which offer connections and changes. On average, there are 2 direct journeys between Bilbao and Lyon. If you don't mind changing along the way, you may find more options available to you. There are usually 10 journeys with at least one change. These numbers may vary depending on the time of year or day of the week. Some travelers prefer direct routes, particularly if they are carrying heavy suitcases or concerned about missing a connection. Others enjoy the flexibility offered by connecting journeys. Whatever you prefer, Virail can help you find the right options to suit you. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Bilbao to Lyon. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Bilbao to Lyon, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

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Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Bilbao to Lyon.

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Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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When travelling to Lyon by bus, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

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Established in 2018, BlaBlaCar Bus was born out of BlaBlaCar's acquisition of OUIBUS in November of that same year. The company officially launched in June 2019 and has since been offering long-distance bus services across Europe. Initially known as BlaBlaBus, the company went on to adopt the name Ouibus, before finally deciding on its present name, BlaBlaCar Bus. BlaBlaCar Bus operates a network of routes that link several cities, including Aix-en-Provence, Amsterdam, Barcelona, Brussels, Genoa, Lille, London, Lyon, Marseille, Milan, Nice, Paris, Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport, San Sebastián, and Turin.

FlixBus, a long-distance bus company, operates in both Europe and the United States. Founded in 2013, it has grown to become one of the largest bus operators in Europe, connecting over 2,500 destinations in 30 countries. Originating in Germany, FlixBus has expanded quickly to neighboring countries including France, Italy, Denmark, the Netherlands, and Croatia, while also offering regular services to Norway, Spain, and England. With affordable fares and comfortable amenities such as free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and onboard toilets, FlixBus provides a convenient and enjoyable travel experience.

Services on board BlaBlaCar Bus, FlixBus and OUIGO from Bilbao to Lyon
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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Bilbao to Lyon?
A bus ticket from Bilbao to Lyon is $50.10. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $41.03.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Bilbao to Lyon?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Bilbao to Lyon is $41.03. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Bilbao and Lyon by bus?
Bilbao to Lyon is 419.95 mi.
How long does the bus between Bilbao and Lyon take?
Bilbao to Lyon is on average 17 hr 7 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 14 hr 20 min.
Which companies operate from Bilbao to Lyon?
The bus journey from Bilbao to Lyon is covered by 2 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: BlaBlaCar Bus, FlixBus and OUIGO.
How many bus connections per day go from Bilbao to Lyon?
Bilbao to Lyon has 12 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Bilbao to Lyon leave?
The earliest bus from Bilbao to Lyon departs at 8:00 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last bus from Bilbao to Lyon depart?
The latest bus from Bilbao to Lyon departs at 11:10 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Bilbao to Lyon in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest bus ticket we have found is $41.03 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
How many direct connections depart from Bilbao to Lyon?
There are on average 2 direct connection(s) from Bilbao to go to Lyon.
What's the fastest journey time between Bilbao to Lyon by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Bilbao and Lyon is 14 hr 20 min.
Is there a direct bus from Bilbao to Lyon?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Bilbao and Lyon.
What are the CO2 emissions for Bilbao to Lyon by bus?
The bus journey from Bilbao to Lyon creates 50.69kg of CO2 emissions.

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