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Toulouse to Lyon by bus

The journey from Toulouse to Lyon by bus is 223.6 mi and takes 8 hr 39 min. There are 21 connections per day, with the first departure at 3:55 AM and the last at 10:45 PM. It is possible to travel from Toulouse to Lyon by bus for as little as $17.43 or as much as $77.99. The best price for this journey is $17.43.

Lowest Price$17.43
Journey Duration8 hr 39 min
Connection per Day21
Lowest Price$17.43
Highest Price$77.99
First Departure3:55 AM
Last Departure10:45 PM
Distance223.6 mi
CarriersBlaBlaCar Bus, TGV inOuiMore

Toulouse to Lyon Bus Times

Departure date
Wednesday, Feb 28, 2024

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

Prices will vary when you travel from Toulouse to Lyon. On average, though, you'll pay about $34.83 for a bus ticket. You can find bus tickets for prices as low as $17.43, 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 $34.83 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 Toulouse to Lyon.

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

With a distance of 223.6 mi between Toulouse and Lyon, it will usually take 8 hr 39 min to complete the journey. This average figure may vary from day to day. Delays could be caused by unexpected weather conditions, roadworks or construction, local events, or other unforeseen circumstances. Remember that your journey may take longer than 8 hr 39 min. Make your plans with this in mind to avoid disappointment, particularly if you are traveling on a tight schedule. The journey between Toulouse and Lyon by bus usually takes 8 hr 39 min to cover a distance of 223.6 mi. The shortest journey from Toulouse to Lyon will take you 6 hr 40 min. Remember, as always, that this time does not include any delays that might occur due to weather conditions, construction, or unexpected diversions and disruptions. If arriving in Lyon quickly is a priority for you, look for express or non-stop services. You may also find that a connecting route reaches your destination faster than some direct journeys. Virail will allow you to explore all your options and come to a decision that suits your needs.

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

The exact number of journeys from Toulouse to Lyon can vary from day to day. Some services may only run on particular days of the week, while others might be seasonal. In general, an average of 21 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including . On particularly busy days, there can be up to departures. You can usually expect there to be more connections on weekdays. Many providers run fewer journeys on weekends or public holidays. As a traveler, you may prefer to take a direct route from Toulouse to Lyon. However, you will find more options available to you if you are willing to take a connecting route. These pass through one or more different cities, and you'll have to change along the way. Not all travelers feel comfortable making multiple connections, but if you are, then you will enjoy greater flexibility when making your booking. The exact number of daily departures from Toulouse to Lyon varies, but in general, you can expect to find 11 direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 10 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Toulouse 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 Toulouse to Lyon
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Toulouse to Lyon.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Toulouse 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 Toulouse 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 $15.37 to $39.42 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 61% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap bus tickets from Toulouse to Lyon

The cheapest Toulouse - Lyon bus tickets can be found for as low as $24.14 if you’re lucky, or $30.11 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $44.83.

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.

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.

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 Toulouse to Lyon

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

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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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 BlaBlaCar Bus, TGV inOui and FlixBus from Toulouse to Lyon
Compare services on board when travelling from Toulouse to Lyon by bus.
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Toulouse to Lyon CO2 Emissions by Bus


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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Toulouse to Lyon?
A bus ticket from Toulouse to Lyon is $34.83. 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 $17.43.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Toulouse to Lyon?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Toulouse to Lyon is $17.43. 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 Toulouse and Lyon by bus?
Toulouse to Lyon is 223.6 mi.
How long does the bus between Toulouse and Lyon take?
Toulouse to Lyon is on average 8 hr 39 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 6 hr 40 min.
Which companies operate from Toulouse to Lyon?
The bus journey from Toulouse to Lyon is covered by 4 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: BlaBlaCar Bus, TGV inOui, FlixBus, Renfe and TER.
How many bus connections per day go from Toulouse to Lyon?
Toulouse to Lyon has 21 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Toulouse to Lyon leave?
The earliest bus from Toulouse to Lyon departs at 3:55 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 Toulouse to Lyon depart?
The latest bus from Toulouse to Lyon departs at 10:45 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 Toulouse 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 $17.43 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 Toulouse to Lyon?
There are 3 station(s) that you can depart from Toulouse to go to Lyon. You can go from Blagnac Mairie, Gare de Saint-Agne and Toulouse Gare Routiere and you can arrive at Gare Saint-Paul, Lyon-Perrache, Lyon Part Dieu and Lyon Vaise.
How many direct connections depart from Toulouse to Lyon?
There are on average 11 direct connection(s) from Toulouse to go to Lyon.
What's the fastest journey time between Toulouse to Lyon by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Toulouse and Lyon is 6 hr 40 min.
Is there a direct bus from Toulouse to Lyon?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Toulouse and Lyon.
What are the CO2 emissions for Toulouse to Lyon by bus?
The bus journey from Toulouse to Lyon creates 26.99kg of CO2 emissions.

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