For relatively short journeys like the one from Nice to Lyon, you could also choose to travel by carpooling, cheaper alternative, or by train, an ecological choice.
If the offers provided by buses do not suit your needs, trains and carpooling could represent a good alternative for this distance.
How many daily connections exist to go to Lyon from Nice by bus?
If you want to travel from Nice to Lyon by bus, there are 12 available connections per day. Please be aware that among these connections there are 6 direct lines versus 5 routes which have at least one change. Thus, if you do not want to change buses, it is highly advocated to choose an offer with a direct route. Yet, choosing a trip including a change is sometimes more efficient although it is longer especially if there are too few connections and if you look for a ticket at the last minute.
When do the first and last buses from Nice to Lyon leave?
The average duration of the journey is 13 hours and 13 minutes, but the fastest bus connections get you to Lyon in 8 hours and 35 minutes. The first bus is scheduled at 04:10 and the last one at 23:10.
Which bus companies are in service in the route Nice - Lyon?
There are many companies cooperating with virail, among which also Eurolines SA and FlixBus with buses to Lyon.
Flixbus is undoubtedly one of the youngest and most famous bus companies in whole Europe. With more than 40 millions passengers only in 2017, Flixbus offers national and international bus connections, also with night buses.
Eurolines is one of the leader bus companies in Europe, with more than 350 connections in 23 countries. Among its services you can also find long-distance night buses.