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Madrid to Lyon by bus

The journey from Madrid to Lyon by bus is 567.38 mi and takes 20 hr 44 min. There are 8 connections per day, with the first departure at 8:30 PM and the last at 11:00 PM. It is possible to travel from Madrid to Lyon by bus for as little as $30.78 or as much as $123.14. The best price for this journey is $30.78.

Lowest Price$30.78
Journey Duration20 hr 44 min
Connection per Day8
Lowest Price$30.78
Highest Price$123.14
First Departure8:30 PM
Last Departure11:00 PM
Distance567.38 mi
CarriersFlixBus, BlaBlaCar Bus

Madrid to Lyon Bus Times

Departure date
Sunday, Apr 14, 2024

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How much will I pay for bus tickets from Madrid to Lyon?

Prices will vary when you travel from Madrid to Lyon. On average, though, you'll pay about $65.29 for a bus ticket. You can find bus tickets for prices as low as $30.78, 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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When you're traveling from Madrid to Lyon, you can expect to pay an average of approximately $65.29. 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.

How long will it take me to travel from Madrid to Lyon by bus?

The distance between Madrid to Lyon is approximately 567.38 mi. In general, it will take you about 20 hr 44 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 journey from Madrid to Lyon covers a distance of 567.38 mi. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 20 hr 44 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 16 hr 35 min. For faster journeys, look for express routes. Please remember that these may only depart at certain times of day, or on particular days of the week. You may also find that you can go from Madrid to Lyon faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

What time are the first and last departures from Madrid to Lyon?

The first daily departure from Madrid to Lyon leaves at 8:30 PM, while the last journey of the day sets out at 11:00 PM. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Madrid 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. The first journey of the night departs from Madrid at 8:30 PM. If you prefer to travel later in that night, the last departure will leave at 11:00 PM. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Madrid and Lyon. However, they are somewhat changeable as they may be affected by local events or holidays, peak seasons, or other factors. Always check your travel dates in advance to be on the safe side.

How many times a day do departures from Madrid leave for Lyon?

If you want to get from Madrid to Lyon, you can travel with providers such as . You will find a maximum number of departures per day. On average, there are 8 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 4 direct journeys between Madrid and Lyon. If you don't mind changing along the way, you may find more options available to you. There are usually 4 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 Madrid 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 Madrid 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 Madrid 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.

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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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Find the best day to travel to Lyon by bus

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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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.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Madrid to Lyon?
A bus ticket from Madrid to Lyon is $65.29. 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 $30.78.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Madrid to Lyon?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Madrid to Lyon is $30.78. 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 Madrid and Lyon by bus?
Madrid to Lyon is 567.38 mi.
How long does the bus between Madrid and Lyon take?
Madrid to Lyon is on average 20 hr 44 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 16 hr 35 min.
Which companies operate from Madrid to Lyon?
The bus journey from Madrid to Lyon is covered by 1 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: FlixBus and BlaBlaCar Bus.
How many bus connections per day go from Madrid to Lyon?
Madrid to Lyon has 8 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Madrid to Lyon leave?
The earliest bus from Madrid to Lyon departs at 8:30 PM. 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 Madrid to Lyon depart?
The latest bus from Madrid to Lyon departs at 11:00 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 Madrid 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 $30.78 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 Madrid to Lyon?
There are on average 4 direct connection(s) from Madrid to go to Lyon.
What's the fastest journey time between Madrid to Lyon by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Madrid and Lyon is 16 hr 35 min.
Is there a direct bus from Madrid to Lyon?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Madrid and Lyon.
What are the CO2 emissions for Madrid to Lyon by bus?
The bus journey from Madrid to Lyon creates 68.48kg of CO2 emissions.

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