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Lyon to Geneva by bus

The journey from Lyon to Geneva by bus is 69.89 mi and takes 2 hr 49 min. There are 25 connections per day, with the first departure at 4:45 AM and the last at 11:30 PM. It is possible to travel from Lyon to Geneva by bus for as little as $8.20 or as much as $36.05. The best price for this journey is $8.20.

Lowest Price$8.20
Journey Duration2 hr 49 min
Connection per Day25
Lowest Price$8.20
Highest Price$36.05
First Departure4:45 AM
Last Departure11:30 PM
Distance69.89 mi
DepartureLyon
ArrivalGeneva
CarriersBlaBlaCar Bus, ALSA INTERNACIONALMore

Lyon to Geneva Bus Times

Departure date
Sunday, Mar 3, 2024

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How can I find the cheapest bus tickets to get from Lyon to Geneva?

Prices will vary when you travel from Lyon to Geneva. On average, though, you'll pay about $16.11 for a bus ticket. You can find bus tickets for prices as low as $8.20, 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, you can expect to spend around $16.11 for your bus ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper bus tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Lyon to Geneva.

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

The distance between Lyon to Geneva is approximately 69.89 mi. In general, it will take you about 2 hr 49 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. In order to get from Lyon to Geneva faster, consider looking for an express service that makes fewer stops along the way. Conversely, a connecting route may, in some circumstances, be faster than a direct journey. The fastest routes between Lyon and Geneva will complete the journey in 1 hr 59 min.On average, it will take you about 2 hr 49 min to travel the 69.89 mi between Lyon and Geneva.

How many journeys from Lyon to Geneva are there every day?

If you want to get from Lyon to Geneva, you can travel with providers such as . You will find a maximum number of departures per day. On average, there are 25 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 19 direct journeys between Lyon and Geneva. If you don't mind changing along the way, you may find more options available to you. There are usually 6 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 Lyon to Geneva. 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 Geneva
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Lyon to Geneva.

Book in advance and save

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

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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Best time to book Lyon to Geneva travel

Virail Pro Tip ✌: Booking 10 days in advance save 10% on average

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 $8.48 to $12.46 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 32% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap bus tickets from Lyon to Geneva

The cheapest Lyon - Geneva bus tickets can be found for as low as $5.23 if you’re lucky, or $9.69 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $12.00.

Find the best day to travel to Geneva by bus

When travelling to Geneva 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

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

Alsa, founded in 1923, is a prominent Spanish bus company that operates national and international routes. The company has grown to become one of the largest bus companies in Europe. Alsa provides a comprehensive range of services, including regular and express routes, luxury buses, and sleeper buses. Alsa, dedicated to sustainability, reduces its carbon footprint by using alternative fuels and energy-efficient technologies.

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.

RegioJet is a private railway company that operates in several European countries, including the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland, and Austria. The company was founded in 2009 and started operating in the Czech Republic in 2011. RegioJet offers various types of train services, including long-distance trains, regional trains, and buses.

Ticket types and facilities from Lyon to Geneva

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by RegioJet when traveling from Lyon to Geneva.

Standard

Standard ticket offers a balance between affordability and comfort. Passengers can expect plush seating and free Wi-Fi, making it a great choice for budget-conscious travellers.
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Low cost

Low cost is the most affordable option for those who want to travel without any additional amenities. However, passengers can still enjoy free Wi-Fi and a peaceful journey.
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Relax

Passengers who want to travel in luxury can opt for the Relax ticket, which offers spacious leather seats and a relaxing atmosphere. This is a great option for those who want to unwind during their journey.
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Business

Business ticket guarantees privacy and comfort, with priority service and helpful on-board staff. This is an ideal choice for those who want a seamless and stress-free journey.
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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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Stay connected with onboard free WiFi. Use the Regiojet app or the screens in newer trains for entertainment..
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Business class passengers can benefit from a quiet compartment for a peaceful journey.
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Every seat is equipped with its own power socket.
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Feel free to bring along luggage that's easy to load. If your bags don't fit under or above your seat, no worries! The crew is here to help find a spot that won't hinder others. Just a heads up, please ensure none of your items are hazardous for everyone's safety.
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Regiojet trains have designated spaces for wheelchair users.
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Onboard, a diverse menu of drinks and snacks is accessible via the Regiojet app. All passengers receive a complimentary water bottle, while those in Relax or Business Class are treated to a free Italian coffee or mint tea.
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All coaches come equipped with air conditioning.
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RegioJet allows the transport of bicycles, small scooters, and prams on their trains with prior reservation and restrictions. Bicycles and small scooters must be placed on racks or in reserved compartments, while prams that cannot be folded can be transported at the beginning or end of the train set or in specially reserved places. However, the crew can refuse transport for safety or space reasons.
Services on board BlaBlaCar Bus, RegioJet and Alsa from Lyon to Geneva
Compare services on board when travelling from Lyon to Geneva by bus.
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Lyon to Geneva CO2 Emissions by Bus

Ecology
Train
7.87kg
Bus
8.44kg
Flight
22.49kg
Car
18kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Lyon to Geneva?
A bus ticket from Lyon to Geneva is $16.11. 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 $8.20.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Lyon to Geneva?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Lyon to Geneva is $8.20. 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 Geneva by bus?
Lyon to Geneva is 69.89 mi.
How long does the bus between Lyon and Geneva take?
Lyon to Geneva is on average 2 hr 49 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 1 hr 59 min.
Which companies operate from Lyon to Geneva?
The bus journey from Lyon to Geneva is covered by 5 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: BlaBlaCar Bus, ALSA INTERNACIONAL, RegioJet, INTERNORTE, Alsa and FlixBus.
How many bus connections per day go from Lyon to Geneva?
Lyon to Geneva has 25 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Lyon to Geneva leave?
The earliest bus from Lyon to Geneva departs at 4:45 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 Geneva depart?
The latest bus from Lyon to Geneva departs at 11:30 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 Geneva 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 $8.20 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.
From which stations can I leave from Lyon to Geneva?
There are 4 station(s) that you can depart from Lyon to go to Geneva. You can go from Lyon Part Dieu, Lyon Vaise, Gare Saint-Paul and Lyon-Perrache and you can arrive at Geneve Eaux Vives, Cointrin, Genève Mines and Genève - Gare routière.
How many direct connections depart from Lyon to Geneva?
There are on average 19 direct connection(s) from Lyon to go to Geneva.
What's the fastest journey time between Lyon to Geneva by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Lyon and Geneva is 1 hr 59 min.
Is there a direct bus from Lyon to Geneva?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Lyon and Geneva.
What are the CO2 emissions for Lyon to Geneva by bus?
The bus journey from Lyon to Geneva creates 8.44kg of CO2 emissions.

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