Buses from Lyon to Tarragona
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There is one daily bus from Lyon to Tarragona. Traveling by bus from Lyon to Tarragona usually takes around 10 hours and 45 minutes, but some buses might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled depending on traffic conditions.
|Distance||368 mi (592 km)|
|Shortest duration||10h 45m|
|Trips per day||1|
|Most frequent service||FlixBus|
What bus companies travel from Lyon to Tarragona?
There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Lyon to Tarragona. FlixBus is the only company that has bus schedules available to search and book at the moment. It only makes the trip once a day on most days.
|Bus||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
First launched in Germany in 2013, FlixBus has become one of the largest intercity bus companies in Europe. Its fleet travels through nearly every country in Europe, including the U.K. FlixBus operates an average of 1 trips from Lyon to Tarragona, and usually makes the trip in about 10 hours and 45 minutes. On your trip, you'll enjoy Wi-Fi and live GPS, as well as restrooms, air conditioning, and power outlets.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by bus from Lyon to Tarragona 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 from Lyon to Tarragona?
The bus takes an average of 10 hours and 45 minutes to cover the 368 miles from Lyon to Tarragona. 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?
With many people traveling in the middle of the week, Wednesday is the busiest day of the week for bus travel. If you are planning to travel on a Wednesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.
On the other hand, Saturday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Saturday ticket is the way to go.
When do the earliest and latest buses leave Lyon?
There is usually only one bus per day from Lyon to Tarragona. It leaves the station in Lyon at 7:00pm each day. The time might vary for specific dates, so be sure to search on Wanderu for the most up-to-date information.
How many bus trips to Tarragona are there per day?
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Located at the confluence of the Rhône and the Saône rivers in the central-west of France, Lyon is France's third-largest city, after Paris and Marseille. Lyon has been named a UNESCO World Heritage Site due to its 2,000 years of history and its central role in the Renaissance. Vieux Lyon is the city's historic area, full of old buildings and a vibrant French atmosphere. Wander through the traboules, a unique architectural feature of the city; these secret passageways wind through Lyon's buildings and courtyards. Several guided tours will describe the many uses of these covered paths throughout Lyon's history: from shortcuts to the river for 4th-century residents to meeting places for 19th-century silk workers and the World War II French resistance.
Lyon is also famously hailed as the birthplace of cinema. To immerse yourself in film history, visit the Musée Cinéma et Miniature to explore old movie props, costumes, and even complete film sets from several iconic films. To experience a traditional French market, stop in Les Halles de Lyon Paul Bocuse. This indoor gourmet market offers only the finest local produce, the perfect place to sample the local cuisine.
Getting to Lyon is simple, and the lion's share of options are via ground travel. Eurolines bus services offer transport from many European cities into the Perrache train station, and many train services, including the TGV, also operate from the same station. Lyon-Saint Exupéry Airport is only 25 km east of the city, providing both European and intercontinental flights.
Where does the bus leave from in Lyon?
Main departure station: Gare SNCF de Lyon Perrache
Most buses depart from the main station in Lyon.
All bus stations in Lyon:
Gare SNCF de Lyon Perrache
Where does the bus arrive in Tarragona?
Main arrival station: Central Bus Station
All buses from Lyon arrive at one main station in Tarragona.
All bus stations in Tarragona:
Central Bus Station
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