Bus Basel to Lyon and return

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Want to travel from Basel to Lyon or from Lyon to Basel? You can choose between the following companies: FlixBus, OUIBUS, Rede Expressos, Eurolines Suisse, Eurolines France, Movelia or RegioJet. They will get you there at ridiculously low prices. You can travel for just $16.08 or reach your desired destination within 5h 45m. Travel smart!

Basel to Lyon Bus Information

Cheapest Bus$16.08
Fastest Bus5h 45m
Distance181.1 miles
Bus CompaniesRegioJet, Eurolines Suisse, FlixBus, OUIBUS, Rede Expressos, ALSA, isilines, Eurolines France
  Bus Basel - Lyon    181 mi
Ø Bus connections16 x
Savings-70%

The cheapest bus routes from Basel to Lyon

%No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets for the next few days.
Departure / Arrival
Date best offer
Company
Best price
  • Basel
    Lyon
      10:30 AM
      4:15 PM
    12 Oct
    RegioJetRegioJet
    from $16.08
  • Basel
    Lyon
      10:30 AM
      4:15 PM
    7 Dec
    RegioJetRegioJet
    from $19.10
  • Basel
    Lyon
      10:30 AM
      4:15 PM
    7 Dec
    Eurolines SuisseEurolines Suisse
    from $19.65
  • Basel
    Lyon
      1:25 PM
      8:50 PM
    16 Oct
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $20.85
  • Basel
    Lyon
      1:25 PM
      8:50 PM
    25 Oct
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $20.85
  • Basel
    Lyon
      11:30 AM
      8:10 PM
    25 Oct
    OUIBUSOUIBUS
    from $24.15
  • Basel
    Lyon
      11:30 AM
      8:10 PM
    25 Oct
    Rede ExpressosRede Expressos
    from $24.15
  • Basel
    Lyon
      11:30 AM
      8:10 PM
    25 Oct
    Rede ExpressosRede Expressos
    from $24.15
  • Basel
    Lyon
      11:30 AM
      8:10 PM
    25 Oct
    ALSAALSA
    from $24.15
  • Basel
    Lyon
      11:30 AM
      8:10 PM
    25 Oct
    ALSAALSA
    from $24.15
  • Basel
    Lyon
      11:30 AM
      8:10 PM
    25 Oct
    OUIBUSOUIBUS
    from $27.45
  • Basel
    Lyon
      9:10 PM
      7:55 PM
    25 Oct
    +1
    isilinesisilines
    from $34.91
  • Basel
    Lyon
      9:10 PM
      1:55 PM
    25 Oct
    +1
    isilinesisilines
    from $34.91
  • Basel
    Lyon
      9:15 PM
      1:55 PM
    25 Oct
    +1
    Eurolines FranceEurolines France
    from $53.74


  Train Basel - Lyon    181 mi
   Savings

The cheapest train connections from Basel to Lyon

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  • Basel
    Lyon
      7:02 PM
      10:00 PM
    16 Oct
    SNCFSNCF
    from $42.82
  • Basel
    Lyon
      7:02 PM
      10:00 PM
    23 Oct
    SNCFSNCF
    from $42.82
  • Basel
    Lyon
      2:56 PM
      5:56 PM
    23 Oct
    TGV LyriaTGV Lyria
    from $60.05
  • Basel
    Lyon
      10:31 PM
      8:47 AM
    25 Oct
    +1
    Deutsche BahnDeutsche Bahn
    from $109.02


  Carpooling Basel - Lyon    181 mi

The cheapest carpooling offers from Basel to Lyon

%No particular date in mind? Here are some of the cheapest rides for the next few days.
  • Basel
    Lyon
      2:00 PM
      6:40 PM
    25 Oct
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $25.25


  Bus Lyon - Basel    181 mi
Ø Bus connections16 x
Savings-73%

The cheapest bus routes from Lyon to Basel

%No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets for the next few days.
Departure / Arrival
Date best offer
Company
Best price
  • Lyon
    Basel
      1:15 PM
      7:00 PM
    25 Oct
    RegioJetRegioJet
    from $16.08
  • Lyon
    Basel
      10:30 PM
      4:45 AM
    16 Oct
    +1
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $20.85
  • Lyon
    Basel
      10:30 PM
      4:45 AM
    18 Oct
    +1
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $20.85
  • Lyon
    Basel
      10:30 AM
      6:30 PM
    25 Oct
    Rede ExpressosRede Expressos
    from $24.15
  • Lyon
    Basel
      10:30 AM
      6:30 PM
    25 Oct
    Rede ExpressosRede Expressos
    from $24.15
  • Lyon
    Basel
      10:30 AM
      6:30 PM
    25 Oct
    ALSAALSA
    from $24.15
  • Lyon
    Basel
      10:30 AM
      6:30 PM
    25 Oct
    ALSAALSA
    from $24.15
  • Lyon
    Basel
      10:30 AM
      6:30 PM
    25 Oct
    Eurolines SuisseEurolines Suisse
    from $31.84
  • Lyon
    Basel
      10:30 AM
      6:30 PM
    25 Oct
    Eurolines SuisseEurolines Suisse
    from $31.84
  • Lyon
    Basel
      9:30 PM
      8:15 AM
    25 Oct
    +1
    Eurolines FranceEurolines France
    from $34.03
  • Lyon
    Basel
      11:45 PM
      8:15 AM
    25 Oct
    +2
    isilinesisilines
    from $42.82
  • Lyon
    Basel
      10:30 AM
      8:15 AM
    25 Oct
    +1
    isilinesisilines
    from $42.82
  • Lyon
    Basel
      8:45 AM
      8:15 AM
    25 Oct
    +1
    Eurolines FranceEurolines France
    from $47.21
  • Lyon
    Basel
      10:30 PM
      2:45 PM
    25 Oct
    +1
    OUIBUSOUIBUS
    from $58.71


  Train Lyon - Basel    181 mi
   Savings

The cheapest train connections from Lyon to Basel

%No particular date in mind? Here's a selection of the cheapest train tickets for the next few days.
  • Lyon
    Basel
      8:34 AM
      11:20 AM
    16 Oct
    SNCFSNCF
    from $42.82
  • Lyon
    Basel
      7:16 PM
      11:20 PM
    25 Oct
    SNCFSNCF
    from $63.35
  • Lyon
    Basel
      8:38 PM
      7:10 AM
    25 Oct
    +1
    Deutsche BahnDeutsche Bahn
    from $105.83
  • Lyon
    Basel
      8:38 PM
      8:19 AM
    25 Oct
    +1
    Deutsche BahnDeutsche Bahn
    from $105.83


  Carpooling Lyon - Basel    181 mi
   Savings

The cheapest carpooling offers from Lyon to Basel

%No particular date in mind? Here are some of the cheapest rides for the next few days.
  • Lyon
    Basel
      2:00 PM
      6:40 PM
    25 Oct
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $28.54
  • Lyon
    Basel
      5:00 PM
      9:10 PM
    11 Oct
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $30.74


Current ticket prices

A family visit is long overdue or you'd simply like to go away for a week but you're a bit short of cash at the moment? Then the bus is the perfect option! Tickets for the trip of your choice from Basel to Lyon can currently be booked for only $16.08. Should you purchase your ticket last-minute, however, the ride might be a bit more expensive. If the bus sounds like a good idea but you're a bit worried about long traveling times, simply opt for the fastest one and you'll reach your destination within .

Bus stops in Basel and Lyon

  Stations
Place Bellecour , 69002 Lyon (France)
Cours de Verdun Rambaud , 69002 Lyon (France)
Place Charles Béraudier 5, 69003 Lyon (France)

More on bus features and services

Taking the bus is not only inexpensive but it's also environmentally friendly thanks to its low carbon emissions. Bus operators have also taken giant steps to modernize their fleet. Most of the amenities you get when taking the train or flying, can also be found on board a bus.

Buses have become the way to travel in the 21st century. Unlike most other transportation modes, if you buy a bus ticket from Basel to Lyon, there’s one bus operator offering free wireless internet: FlixBus. That way you'll be able to google your destination or get some work done if you're on business. When taking a bus from Lyon to Basel, also check whether the bus of your choice is equipped with entertainment systems.

Keep in mind that it’s best to check and compare offers: The on-board features of the different carriers which serve routes from Basel to Lyon and back can differ considerably. We created CheckMyBus with that in mind: to help you find the right bus! The choice is yours - travel smart!

Basel and Lyon: Useful Info

Basel
164,488
Lyon
0.51 Million
Taxi
$10.37
$4.81
Basel
Lyon
A cab ride in Basel is 54% more expensive than in Lyon.
Local buses
$3.62
$1.98
Basel
Lyon
A bus fare in Basel is 46% more expensive than in Lyon.
Beer
$6.28
$6.04
Basel
Lyon
A large beer in Basel is 4% more expensive than in Lyon.
Water
$1.36
$1.25
Basel
Lyon
A bottle of water in Basel is 9% more expensive than in Lyon.
Meal
$22.87
$21.52
Basel
Lyon
A meal in Basel is 6% more expensive than in Lyon.
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