If the offers provided by buses do not suit your needs, trains and carpooling could represent a good alternative for this distance.
Travelling by bus to Lyon from Bordeaux: how many daily connections are there?
If you want to travel from Bordeaux to Lyon by bus, there are 10 available connections per day. Please be aware that among these connections there are 7 direct lines versus 3 routes which have at least one change. Thus, if you do not want to change buses, it is highly advocated to choose an offer with a direct route. Yet, choosing a trip including a change is sometimes more efficient although it is longer especially if there are too few connections and if you look for a ticket at the last minute.
What time do the busses to Lyon leave?
While the first bus leaves at 05:09, the last one leaves Bordeaux at 23:12. The duration of the journey is on average 8 hours and 44 minutes, but it can take you only 7 hours and 40 minutes with the fastest connections.
Which bus companies serve the route Bordeaux - Lyon?
There are many companies cooperating with virail, among which also Ouibus, FlixBus, Eurolines SA and ALSA with buses to Lyon.
Flixbus is undoubtedly one of the youngest and most famous bus companies in whole Europe. With more than 40 millions passengers only in 2017, Flixbus offers national and international bus connections, also with night buses.
Eurolines is one of the leader bus companies in Europe, with more than 350 connections in 23 countries. Among its services you can also find long-distance night buses.