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There are 5 intercity buses per day from Brussels to Lyon. Traveling by bus from Brussels to Lyon usually takes around 11 hours and 5 minutes, but the fastest BlaBlaCar Bus bus can make the trip in 10 hours,
|Distance||352 mi (567 km)|
|Shortest duration||10h 0m|
|Most frequent service||BlaBlaCar Bus|
What bus companies travel from Brussels to Lyon?
On Wanderu there is one intercity bus company that operates from Brussels to Lyon. BlaBlaCar Bus is the only company that connects the two cities by bus available on Wanderu. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.
|Bus||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|BlaBlaCar Bus||5||11h 5m||€40.84|
Book BlaBlaCar Bus from Brussels to Lyon from €16. There are 5 BlaBlaCar Bus schedules from Brussels to Lyon and you can expect on average to pay for a BlaBlaCar Bus ticket to Lyon. In Brussels, BlaBlaCar Bus departs to Lyon from Gare du Midi and no other station. In Lyon, BlaBlaCar Bus arrives at Perrache and no other station.
An average trip on BlaBlaCar Bus from Brussels to Lyon takes 11 hours and 5 minutes , while the fastest available BlaBlaCar Bus trip will get you to Lyon in 10 hours and 0 minutes .
On weekends, BlaBlaCar Bus offers 6 trips per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway trip to Lyon.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by bus from Brussels to Lyon during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
In addition, federal law requires all bus passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the bus.
Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.
How long is the bus ride?
The bus takes an average of 11 hours and 5 minutes to cover the 567 kilometers from Brussels to Lyon. However, the fastest bus only takes 10 hours. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.
What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?
"Because many passengers travel from Brussels to Lyon at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for buses. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.
On the other hand, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet."
When do the earliest and latest buses leave Brussels?
The first bus leaves at 02:00 and the last bus leaves at 19:00. To see the times for all buses from Brussels to Lyon, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
How many bus trips to Lyon are there per day?
The center of European activities, Brussels is a cosmopolitan hub that features many cultural elements, making it one of the top destinations for international travelers. Sitting at the heart of Brussels is the famous Grand-Place, a world heritage site that boasts many nearby Gothic and Baroque architectural marvels. During the holiday season, the square hosts the Winter Wonders light show, as well as a giant Christmas tree. If you enjoy museums, don’t miss out on the Musical Instruments Museum, which is housed in an Art Nouveau building. Featuring as many as 1,200 instruments from around the world, the museum is every music fan’s dream. If you want to go on a shopping spree while in Brussels, head for the Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert, which is housed in a stunning Renaissance-style arcade.
Brussels is the home to many Michelin-starred restaurants, and its food scene is among the top-rated in the country. For those wishing to enjoy a contemporary twist on Belgian classics, head towards La Quincaillerie. If seafood is your go-to, Noordzee Mer du Nord will definitely satisfy your palate.
Brussels’ three main rail stations are Brussels-South, Brussels-Central, and Brussels-North, all of which are the busiest in the country. Gare du Midi, located in the Brussels-South station, is the main hub for bus travel in and out of Brussels. The city is served by several airports, the most prominent of which is the Brussels-National Airport, located 10 miles east of the city.
Where does the bus leave from in Brussels?
Most buses depart from the main station in Brussels.
All bus stations in Brussels:
Gare du Midi
Where does the bus arrive in Lyon?
All buses from Brussels arrive at one main station in Lyon.
Bus stations in Lyon:
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