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Montpellier to Lyon by bus

The journey from Montpellier to Lyon by bus is 155.35 mi and takes 4 hr 48 min. There are 32 connections per day, with the first departure at 12:45 AM and the last at 10:00 PM. It is possible to travel from Montpellier to Lyon by bus for as little as $6.15 or as much as $82.79. The best price for this journey is $6.15.

Lowest Price$6.15
Journey Duration4 hr 48 min
Connection per Day32
Lowest Price$6.15
Highest Price$82.79
First Departure12:45 AM
Last Departure10:00 PM
Distance155.35 mi
DepartureMontpellier
ArrivalLyon
CarriersTGV inOui, BlaBlaCar BusMore

Montpellier to Lyon Bus Times

Departure date
Wednesday, Feb 28, 2024

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How much do bus tickets from Montpellier to Lyon cost?

Prices will vary when you travel from Montpellier to Lyon. On average, though, you'll pay about $14.13 for a bus ticket. You can find bus tickets for prices as low as $6.15, 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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Prices will vary when you travel from Montpellier to Lyon. On average, though, you'll pay about $14.13 for a bus ticket. 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.

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

The distance between Montpellier to Lyon is approximately 155.35 mi. In general, it will take you about 4 hr 48 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 between Montpellier and Lyon runs for about 155.35 mi and usually takes approximately 4 hr 48 min. However, this figure is an average and will vary according to a number of factors. Depending on the method of transport that you choose, you might be able to arrive in less time. The shortest time in which you can complete this journey is 3 hr 10 min. If you are trying to get from Montpellier to Lyon as quickly as possible, look for express routes or non-stopping services. Direct routes are not always the fastest way to travel. At times, you may even find a quicker route that involves a connection in another city.

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

On average, there are 32 daily departures from Montpellier to Lyon. However, there may be more or less on different days. Providers' timetables can change on certain days of the week or public holidays, and many also vary at particular times of year. Some providers change their schedules during the summer season, for example. At very busy times, there may be up to departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include , and each operates according to their own specific schedules. As a traveler, you may prefer a direct journey, or you may not mind making changes and connections. If you have heavy suitcases, a direct journey could be best; otherwise, you might be able to save money and enjoy more flexibility by making a change along the way. Every day, there are an average of 22 departures from Montpellier which travel directly to Lyon. There are 10 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Montpellier to Lyon. 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 Montpellier to Lyon
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Montpellier to Lyon.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Montpellier 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.

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 Montpellier to Lyon.

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 $1.57 to $26.21 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 94% on your trip!

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

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.

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.

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.

In 2013, the French national railway company SNCF introduced OUIGO to offer budget-friendly TGV travel options. Choose between the lightning-fast OUIGO Grande Vitesse, reaching speeds of 300 km/h, or the more leisurely OUIGO Classique, which offers a nostalgic train ride experience.

TGV inOui, which replaces traditional TGV services by offering a contemporary upgrade, is a high-speed train service operated by the French National Railways, SNCF that make it easy to explore around 50 destinations in neighboring countries such as Belgium, Germany, and Spain. TGV inOUI is designed to offer more comfort and flexibility to travelers, with features such as spacious seats, Wi-Fi, and catering services. It connects major cities in France and provides a fast, convenient, and comfortable mode of travel.

Ticket types and facilities from Montpellier to Lyon

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by OUIGO and TGV inOui when traveling from Montpellier to Lyon.

Standard Class / Classical

OUIGO Train Classique only have one class, which is equivalent to second class travel, which is why ticket prices are cheap. Tickets are available from €10 for adults (depending on destination) and €5 for children, and OUIGO train tickets are only available online.
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Standard Class / TGV

OUIGO Grande Vitesse offers a single class, akin to second-class travel, which accounts for its affordable ticket prices. Adult fares start at €10, depending on the destination, while children can travel for €5. Tickets for OUIGO can only be purchased online.
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Second Class (The essentials)

For a practical and affordable journey, TGV INOUI has two fares for second class tickets: The Prems Second, an affordable option, and The Second, the classic second class. Both of them can be exchanged and refunded, subject to certain conditions. The Prem's fare tickets are perfect if you're looking for the lowest prices, starting at just 15€ and available for booking up to 4 months in advance.
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First Class (The comfort)

First-class tickets take your journey to the next level, offering enhanced comfort and exclusive benefits, including the option to choose seats in the Quiet Area. Additionally, this ticket offers flexibility for your booking and provides added benefits to Second Class features.
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Business Première (The flexibility)

Business Première offers premium advantages like no-cost exchanges or refunds and exclusive amenities including advanced Wi-Fi and access to Grand Voyageur lounges, all while ensuring flexibility in your booking.
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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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You have access WiFi (OUIFI) and delve into the OUIFUN entertainment portal for an added fee.
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On Ouigo trains, only top deck seats in select coaches come with power sockets. Note that these seats come at an additional charge, and the bottom deck lacks sockets altogether.
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OUIGO lets you bring two small hand luggage items or one piece measuring 36 x 27 x 15 cm for free, along with cabin baggage at 55x35x25cm with no weight restrictions. For larger items, a fee of €5 applies for online bookings made in advance, and it goes up to €20 if you pay in-person at the station.
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For travelers with mobility concerns, TGV INOUI offers the 'Accès Plus' service. This provides dedicated assistance from the station directly to the train seat. It is advisable for passengers to contact 'Accès Plus' after securing their tickets and ensure arrangements are made at least 48 hours before the scheduled departure.
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In France, OUIGO's Train classique services provide an at-seat snack service, though this isn't available on the high-speed trains. For those traveling in Spain, a visit to the OUIBAR in coach 4 serves up a variety of beverages and snacks.
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Travel in comfort with all coaches being air-conditioned.
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Planning to bring along bigger items like a bike, scooter, skis, or a musical instrument? If you book online in advance, it's just a €5 fee. But, if you decide to pay at the station, the fee goes up to €20.
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On TGV INOUI trains, enjoy complimentary WiFi access throughout your journey. Whether you're working, replying to emails, or diving into the TGV INOUI entertainment hub, we've got you covered.
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With a Business Première ticket, step into an exclusive coach designed for comfort. It's your silent sanctuary, ideal for both work and relaxation.
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Every seat on TGV inOUI is power-packed! With an outlet at your disposal, you're always charged and ready.
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On TGV INOUI trains, you can bring as much luggage as your arms and legs can carry, but remember to properly label your own luggage. Handbags and small items are best stored either at feet-level or under the seat; heavier pieces should be placed in an available corner of the car or along its central aisle.
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For travelers with mobility concerns, TGV INOUI offers the 'Accès Plus' service. This provides dedicated assistance from the station directly to the train seat. It is advisable for passengers to contact 'Accès Plus' after securing their tickets and ensure arrangements are made at least 48 hours before the scheduled departure.
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Travelers on TGV INOUI can look forward to an assortment of food and beverages. The train service presents a curated selection that promises to cater to diverse palates.
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Stay cool and comfortable. All TGV inOUI trains are air-conditioned, ensuring a pleasant journey, irrespective of the weather outside.
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Booking required for non-foldable bikes (€10) on select TGV INOUI trains, foldable bikes under 130x90cm can travel as hand luggage on any TGV INOUI train, disassembled bikes can be taken without booking if stored in a bike bag under 130x90cm. Aquatic or snowboards, folded scooters, and musical instruments can be taken as hand luggage if they are in a carrying case under 130 x 90 cm.
Services on board TGV inOui, BlaBlaCar Bus and Alsa from Montpellier to Lyon
Compare services on board when travelling from Montpellier to Lyon by bus.
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Montpellier to Lyon CO2 Emissions by Bus

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Train
17.5kg
Bus
18.75kg
Flight
50kg
Car
40kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Montpellier to Lyon?
A bus ticket from Montpellier to Lyon is $14.13. 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 $6.15.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Montpellier to Lyon?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Montpellier to Lyon is $6.15. 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 Montpellier and Lyon by bus?
Montpellier to Lyon is 155.35 mi.
How long does the bus between Montpellier and Lyon take?
Montpellier to Lyon is on average 4 hr 48 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 3 hr 10 min.
Which companies operate from Montpellier to Lyon?
The bus journey from Montpellier to Lyon is covered by 7 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: TGV inOui, BlaBlaCar Bus, Alsa, FlixBus, OUIGO, ALSA INTERNACIONAL, INTERNORTE and TER.
How many bus connections per day go from Montpellier to Lyon?
Montpellier to Lyon has 32 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Montpellier to Lyon leave?
The earliest bus from Montpellier to Lyon departs at 12:45 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 Montpellier to Lyon depart?
The latest bus from Montpellier to Lyon departs at 10:00 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 Montpellier 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 $6.15 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 Montpellier to Lyon?
There are 4 station(s) that you can depart from Montpellier to go to Lyon. You can go from Montpellier Saint-Roch, Gare de Montpellier Sud de France, Saint-Aunes and Montpellier Sabines Gare Routière and you can arrive at Lyon Vaise, Lyon-Perrache, Lyon Part Dieu and Gare Saint-Paul.
How many direct connections depart from Montpellier to Lyon?
There are on average 22 direct connection(s) from Montpellier to go to Lyon.
What's the fastest journey time between Montpellier to Lyon by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Montpellier and Lyon is 3 hr 10 min.
Is there a direct bus from Montpellier to Lyon?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Montpellier and Lyon.
What are the CO2 emissions for Montpellier to Lyon by bus?
The bus journey from Montpellier to Lyon creates 18.75kg of CO2 emissions.

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