Lyon is ideally located in the Western European map, only 1h30 from Geneva and 1h50 from Paris.
Access to Lyon is quick and direct whether you are arriving from Marseille, Barcelona, London, Milan, Frankfurt, Geneva or any other major European city. Whether you choose to come by air, rail or road, Lyon is well served by a network of public transportation that covers the entire city.
Also, while in the city, there are various types of transport such as buses, metro, taxis, rental cars and bicycles.
FROM AIRPORT TO CITY CENTER
> Rhônexpress: The tram service connects St Exupery Airport to Lyon Part-Dieu train station in less than 30 min. guaranteed, 365 days a year!
Departure every quarter hour from 6am to 9pm | Departure every half hour from 4.25am to 6am and from 9pm to midnight
> Taxis available 24/7
ACCESS BY TRAIN
3 high-speed train stations: Saint-Exupéry, Part-Dieu, Perrache
Lyon-Paris : 1h50 | Lyon-Geneva : 1h50 | Lyon-Brussels : 3h37
Lyon-London : 4h40 | Lyon-Torino : 3h45 | Lyon-Milano : 5h15
From the Lyon-Saint-Exupéry airport
Take the Rhônexpress tram to the Part-Dieu railway station, then change to the metro (Line B), take a train for Direction Gare d'Oullins as far as the Debourg station.
> Visit the Rhônexpress website: www.rhonexpress.fr
From the Part-Dieu railway station
Take the metro (Line B) for Direction Gare d'Oullins as far as the Debourg station.
From the Perrache railway station
Take either the tram (Line T1) to either the ENS Lyon stop (for the Monod site) or the Debourg stop (for the Descartes site).
TRANSPORTATION IN LYON
4 metro lines | 2 funicular railways | 5 tramway lines | 140 bus routes
Metro / Tram : DEBOURG
> Visit the local public transportation website: www.tcl.fr