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Journey Information

Amsterdam to Lyon bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$23.47
Shortest Duration13h 15m
Trips per day10
Bus lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Amsterdam to Lyon right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

How much is a bus ticket from Amsterdam to Lyon?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $37.44 was the low point for bus fares from Amsterdam to Lyon. Buses from Lyon to Amsterdam are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $37.44 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 20 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $19.11 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 15 hours and 3 minutes to cover the 456 miles (735 kilometers) from Amsterdam, NH to Lyon,, However, the fastest bus only takes 13 hours and 15 minutes. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the bus. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Saturday is usually the day when buses are busiest, as many travelers take the bus to enjoy the weekend in Lyon. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Thursday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Thursday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Amsterdam?

The first bus leaves at 12:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Amsterdam to Lyon, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 10 scheduled buses that travel from Amsterdam to Lyon every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. However, only one of these is a direct bus. With direct service, you do not have to transfer onto a different bus at any point during your trip. Direct buses also tend to be significantly faster, which is worth bearing in mind as you compare the available options.

What bus companies travel from Amsterdam to Lyon?

There are a couple of bus lines that have daily service from Amsterdam, North Holland to Lyon,, Of these two services, FlixBus usually offers more choice, with 6 bus trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus614h 54m$41.99
Ouibus615h 45m$43.27

Where does the bus leave from in Amsterdam?

Most buses depart from the main station in Amsterdam, North Holland:

  • Sloterdijk Station Piarcoplein
  • Hoogoorddreef 54

Where does the bus arrive in Lyon?

All buses from Amsterdam arrive at one main station in Lyon, :

  • Perrache

Price trends for buses from Amsterdam to Lyon

Average prices by travel date

$45$30$15SepOct

Monthly average prices

$75$60$45$30$15ONDJFMAMJJAS

Prices as travel date approaches

$100$80$60$40$203020100

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