GETTING TO LYON

LYON BY AIR >  LYON SAINT EXUPÉRY AIRPORT, BEST EUROPEAN AIRPORT IN 2019*

Located in the heart of Europe and with over 130 non-stop flight routes, Lyon Airport boasts one of the most comprehensive international route networks with 51 airline companies. It offers 99 international destinations connected to 59 European cities (London, Madrid, Rome, Dublin, Lisbon, Berlin, Barcelona, Porto, Venice, Manchester, Prague, etc.).

The airport is situated just 30 minutes from Lyon city center and is connected by an Express tramway RHONEXPRESS (every 15 minutes) and 24 hours taxis.

For participants arriving at PARIS CDG AIRPORT from ASIA and USA, direct connection to Lyon by TGV –high-speed train, 26 round trips per day in just 1h50, no need to change airport upon arrival at CDG, the station is located directly beneath the airport.

*10-25 M passengers’ category

 

LYON BY RAIL > 3 HIGH SPEED TRAIN STATIONS

Lyon is very well connected to Europe and counts 3 high-speed train stations in the city :

St Exupéry Train station (airport) connected to Lyon Airport by a moving sidewalk. 

Perrache Train station (city center) serves mostly for trains operating on the Paris to Marseille route - terminus station for train operation on the Lyon to Geneva route.

Part DieuTrain station (city center) is the main railway station and serves international cities.

Lyon-Paris: 1h55 (23 round trips on week days)

Lyon-Geneva: 1h50 - Lyon-Brussels: 3h37 - Lyon-London: 4h40

Lyon-Torino: 3h45 -Lyon-Milano: 5h15 Lyon-Barcelona : 5h - Lyon-Francfort : 6h

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LOCAL PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION NETWORK
Second largest public transport system in France with: 4 metro lines - 6 tramway lines - 2 funicular lines

140 bus lines, including electric trolleybuses > www.tcl.fr

VELO’V
4100 bicycles
available throughout the city - 402 conveniently located bike stations, 6 of which are located in the Cité Internationale (Convention Centre) - Bicycle path development along the new tramway line routes > www.velov.grandlyon.com

CYCLOPOLITAIN
Eco friendly
taxi service - Unique electric tricycle taxi which is ideal for short trips along the city centre > www.cyclopolitain.com

 

 

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