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It's really easy to buy a bus ticket to Lyon with FlixBus: you can book online on our website simply selecting your departure and arrival cities, and picking your favorite date to travel. The best way to find cheap tickets though is by using the free FlixBus App and keep your ticket always in your pocket!
Getting to Lyon with FlixBus is easy as you can reach Lyon from 208 cities. You can also save the cost of the hotel by traveling on overnight buses, so no matter your schedule, you can plan your journey to Lyon around you.
Buses are one of the most convenient ways to travel and FlixBus is among the cheapest to get to Lyon! Depending on where you are travelling from, getting to Lyon with FlixBus can cost as little as 4,00 €!
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You can reserve a seat on your journey to Lyon during the booking process. Subject to availability, you can choose your seat from a number of categories, including panorama seats - for a better view during your trip, table seats - for more comfort and bed seats- ideal for a restful journey. Check out our seat reservation price list for more information.
Using your FlixBus ticket to go to Lyon is easy! If you book online, you receive a PDF booking confirmation via e-mail containing a QR code which serves as your bus ticket. If you book through the FlixBus App instead, your ticket is automatically stored there. In both cases, no need to print the ticket: simply show it digitally to the driver and you are ready to board the bus, sit back and relax.
There are 3 bus stops in Lyon. You can find their locations on the map on this page.
When traveling to Lyon with FlixBus, you get extra legroom, power outlets, and of course restrooms. Most of our buses offer free Wi-Fi. Make sure to bring chargers for your devices, as you can find power outlets on board.
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Whether you travel to Lyon with a wheelchair, use a service animal or are pregnant at the time of your trip, we have the facilities in place to help.
Passengers younger than 15 years old can travel to Lyon for less. At the time of booking, we calculate the cheapest price for you from all available rates and discounts. If the discounted price is lower than the child fare, the selected passengers pay the same price. Please, make sure you check our child travel and seat policy. Foldable pushchairs or strollers can be transported for free on the bus to Lyon.
You don' need to worry about packing light when you travel to Lyon with FlixBus! Your bus ticket to Lyon includes the FREE transportation of one carry-on bag and one checked luggage. If you want to carry additional or special luggage, you can check all the options available on this page.

Things to do in Lyon

About Lyon

Located in the southeast of France, Lyon is the country’s third largest city. However, it only has a fraction of the tourists you may find in other French large cities such as Paris and therefore is a great destination for your next bus trip. Once an Ancient Roman city, Lyon sits between two large rivers – the Saône and the Rhône. The old town that consists of the Roman ruins is now a UNESCO World Heritage site. Add this charming city to your European bucket list – you won’t be disappointed!

It may shock you to learn that Paris is not the food capital of France, it is actually Lyon and after going to a few restaurants in the city, you will think so too.

Places of Interest in Lyon

Entering the Old Town or Vieux Lyon, you will be almost transported to another time and place. The architecture of the buildings is a total 180 from the rest of the city. Upon the hill you will see the Basilica Notre Dame de Fourvière. The church itself does not originate from the Roman era, but legend says that it sits upon the point that the Romans founded the city of Lyon all those years ago. You can walk up to the church, but you also have the option of taking the funicular up. Just behind the Basilica, you won’t be able to miss the replica of the Eiffel Tower that is now used as a TV transmitter.

In the Renaissance Vieux Lyon, you'll find Place Saint Jean a large open square where many different streets lead off, so you can get lost in the best way possible. Just off Place Saint Jean, is Cathedrale Saint Jean Baptiste, a large magnificent church built in 1480. The bell that is housed in the cathedral is one of the world’s largest, weighing about 9 tons, and it is only rung during solemn occasions. Be sure to check out the Ancient Roman ruins that still stand in Lyon. You can visit the Roman Theaters of Lyon which includes two different theaters. One was built to host both comedies and dramas and the other for music and reading. In the same area lies the remains of the Temple of Cybele. Walking around the ruins, you'll wonder if you accidentally took a wrong turn to Italy.

Culture and History of Lyon

In addition to Roman ruins and fine French food, Lyon is known for its textile industry. If you have a passion for fashion, consider going to the Museum of Textiles and Decorative Arts. You’ll discover the history of the Lyon’s textile industry while enjoying the atmosphere of a wealthy French home during the 18th century.

Another little-known fact about Lyon is that it is the birthplace of film. Invented by the Lumière brothers, one can now visit their family home while walking through the early inventions of the film industry. Musée Lumière is located at 25 rue de Premier-Film Place Ambroise Courtois.

Looking for bus tickets from or to Lyon?

Look no further, we’ve got all the details you need to plan your bus trip from or to Lyon! There are 3 bus stops in Lyon.You can catch the FlixBus at Givors (South Lyon), Lyon Perrache Saône (Eurolines), Lyon Perrache (Central Bus Station - Galerie D). Departing from or traveling to Lyon can cost as little as 4,00 €. You have various options to organize your bus trip as Lyon is connected to 208 destinations with FlixBus. When you travel with FlixBus you're guaranteed a comfortable seat and complimentary access to our Wi-Fi throughout your journey. Stay connected and entertained while we take you to your destination!

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