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Lyon-Salzburg Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 4 intercity buses per day from Lyon to Salzburg. Traveling by bus from Lyon to Salzburg usually takes around 16 hours and 55 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus bus can make the trip in 15 hours and 15 minutes.

Distance414 mi (666 km)
Shortest duration15h 15m
Cheapest price$36.39
Most frequent serviceFlixBus
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What bus companies travel from Lyon to Salzburg?

There is one intercity bus company that operates from Lyon to Salzburg. FlixBus is the only company that connects the two cities by bus. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus416h 56m$54.88

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Lyon to Salzburg 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 16 hours and 55 minutes to cover the 414 miles from Lyon to Salzburg. However, the fastest bus only takes 15 hours and 15 minutes. 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?

The busiest and least busy days to travel on this route tend to change frequently from week to week. Weather, holidays, local events, and other factors can affect how crowded the bus is on any given day.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Lyon?

The first bus leaves at 7:00am and the last bus leaves at 8:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Lyon to Salzburg, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 4 scheduled buses that travel from Lyon to Salzburg every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so no matter which bus you take, you will have to transfer buses at least once during your journey.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Lyon?

Departure stations

Most buses depart from the main station in Lyon.

Where does the bus arrive in Salzburg?

Arrival stations

All buses from Lyon arrive at one main station in Salzburg.

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