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Lyon to Bordeaux by bus

The journey from Lyon to Bordeaux by bus is 271.39 mi and takes 9 hr 42 min. There are 18 connections per day, with the first departure at 1:30 AM and the last at 11:25 PM. It is possible to travel from Lyon to Bordeaux by bus for as little as $21.90 or as much as $75.21. The best price for this journey is $21.90.

Lowest Price$21.90
Journey Duration9 hr 42 min
Connection per Day18
Lowest Price$21.90
Highest Price$75.21
First Departure1:30 AM
Last Departure11:25 PM
Distance271.39 mi
CarriersFlixBus France S.A.R.L., BlaBlaCar BusMore

Lyon to Bordeaux Bus Times

Departure date
Tuesday, Jun 18, 2024

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How much does it cost to get from Lyon to Bordeaux by bus?

Prices will vary when you travel from Lyon to Bordeaux. On average, though, you'll pay about $36.47 for a bus ticket. You can find bus tickets for prices as low as $21.90, but it may require some flexibility with your travel plans. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper bus tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest bus tickets.
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On average, a bus ticket from Lyon to Bordeaux will cost you $36.47. If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest bus tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.

How long does the journey from Lyon to Bordeaux take by bus?

The average journey time is 9 hr 42 min. This is how long it takes to cross the 271.39 mi from Lyon to Bordeaux. When planning your journey, remember that delays are a possibility. Some unplanned events could cause your journey from Lyon to Bordeaux to take longer than 9 hr 42 min. The distance between Lyon and Bordeaux is around 271.39 mi. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 9 hr 42 min. However, the fastest routes between Lyon and Bordeaux take 6 hr 29 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.

How many journeys from Lyon to Bordeaux take place each day?

The route from Lyon to Bordeaux is served by providers including . From this list of transport providers, there are up to departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from Lyon 18 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Lyon to Bordeaux, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 12 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 6 journeys with one change or more each day. These numbers are all averages. They can slightly vary depending on the day of the week, the season of the year, local festivals, and other factors. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Lyon to Bordeaux. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap bus tickets from Lyon to Bordeaux
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Lyon to Bordeaux.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Lyon to Bordeaux, 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.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

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 Lyon to Bordeaux.

Always check special offers

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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Price as departure date approaches

Bus companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around $22.57 to $42.80 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 47% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap bus tickets from Lyon to Bordeaux

The cheapest Lyon - Bordeaux bus tickets can be found for as low as $27.84 if you’re lucky, or $31.78 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $38.27.

Find the best day to travel to Bordeaux by bus

When travelling to Bordeaux 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.

INTERNORTE is a bus company that operates in Portugal, providing transportation services to various destinations across the country. The company offers a range of services, including regular and express routes, as well as international connections to Spain. INTERNORTE's fleet consists of modern and comfortable buses, equipped with air conditioning, reclining seats, and free Wi-Fi. The company also offers various amenities, such as onboard entertainment, refreshments, and luggage storage. With a focus on safety, reliability, and customer satisfaction, INTERNORTE is a popular choice for travelers looking for affordable and convenient transportation options in Portugal.

SNCF, the French national railway company, offers TER, a comprehensive regional train service. TER (Transport Express Régional) trains connect cities, and villages within regions of France, offering local transportation for commuters and tourists as they explore the regional culture, landscape, and attractions through its vast network of regional routes. TER trains are slower than the high-speed trains but offer a more affordable and comfortable alternative for shorter journeys within the regions.

Ticket types and facilities from Lyon to Bordeaux

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by TER when traveling from Lyon to Bordeaux.


TER train tickets have a fixed "Tarif Normal" fare and are valid for a single journey until midnight the day after validation in platform stamp machines. Some regions may offer off-peak discounts.
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Facility Description

Find out more about the different facilities available onboard with each carrier on this route.

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TER trains are currently without WiFi services.
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Modern TER trains come equipped with power sockets.
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TER trains have no restrictions on the size of bags, as long as they are within your personal handling capability and can fit in designated luggage areas.
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Accès TER' offers specialized assistance for passengers with disabilities or reduced mobility, ensuring a seamless travel experience.
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TER trains do not provide onboard catering; consider bringing your refreshments.
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Traveling with a bike on TER trains is free, simply hang it or store it in designated areas on a first-come, first-served basis, booking not available.
Services on board BlaBlaCar Bus, TER and FlixBus from Lyon to Bordeaux
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Lyon to Bordeaux CO2 Emissions by Bus


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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Lyon to Bordeaux?
A bus ticket from Lyon to Bordeaux is $36.47. 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 $21.90.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Lyon to Bordeaux?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Lyon to Bordeaux is $21.90. 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 Lyon and Bordeaux by bus?
Lyon to Bordeaux is 271.39 mi.
How long does the bus between Lyon and Bordeaux take?
Lyon to Bordeaux is on average 9 hr 42 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 6 hr 29 min.
Which companies operate from Lyon to Bordeaux?
The bus journey from Lyon to Bordeaux is covered by 6 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: FlixBus France S.A.R.L., BlaBlaCar Bus, FLIXBUS PORTUGAL UNIPESSOAL Lda., INTERNORTE, TER, ALSA INTERNACIONAL and FlixBus.
How many bus connections per day go from Lyon to Bordeaux?
Lyon to Bordeaux has 18 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Lyon to Bordeaux leave?
The earliest bus from Lyon to Bordeaux departs at 1:30 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 Lyon to Bordeaux depart?
The latest bus from Lyon to Bordeaux departs at 11:25 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 Lyon to Bordeaux 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 $21.90 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 Lyon to Bordeaux?
There are on average 12 direct connection(s) from Lyon to go to Bordeaux.
What's the fastest journey time between Lyon to Bordeaux by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Lyon and Bordeaux is 6 hr 29 min.
Is there a direct bus from Lyon to Bordeaux?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Lyon and Bordeaux.
What are the CO2 emissions for Lyon to Bordeaux by bus?
The bus journey from Lyon to Bordeaux creates 32.76kg of CO2 emissions.

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