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Duration 8h 7m
Distance 638 km
Average price 35€
Frequency 2/day

Trip overview

The average bus between Lyon and Barcelona takes 8h 7m and the fastest bus takes 7h 35m. The bus service runs several times per day from Lyon to Barcelona. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Bus

  1. Lyon Perrache
  2. Barcelona
7h 35m
Bookable on Rome2rio
18€ - 70€

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Lyon to Barcelona? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lyon Perrache and arriving at Barcelona. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7h 35m.

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The distance between Lyon and Barcelona is 531 km. The road distance is 638 km.

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Lyon to Barcelona bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Lyon Perrache station.

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Lyon to Barcelona bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Barcelona station.

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Book your Lyon to Barcelona bus tickets online with Omio, FlixBus and Busbud.

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What companies run services between Lyon and Barcelona?

FlixBus operates a bus from Lyon Perrache to Barcelona twice daily. Tickets cost 30€ - 40€ and the journey takes 7h 35m. Two other operators also service this route.
Bus operators
FlixBus
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 40€

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lyon Perrache to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Blablabus
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
18€ - 24€

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus Station to Barcelona Nord - Bus Station
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
18€ - 24€
Website
Blablabus
ALSA
Ave. Duration
12h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45€ - 70€

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are three types of tickets on offer (Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass), along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Lyon to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
12h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45€ - 70€
Website
alsa.com

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