Access

Lyon, a connected city. 

Whatever the mode of transport you chose, getting to Lyon is quick and easy. Lyon is linked to all major European cities such as Paris, London, Brussels, Frankfurt and Milan… 

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131 DIRECT REGULAR NONSTOP FLIGHTS FROM LYON SAINT EXUPÉRY AIRPORT.

By air:

  • Lyon Saint Exupéry airport, France’s 2nd regional airport, serves 117 destinations of which 80 are international with more than forty airlines. 
  • 50 airports are served daily, in particular the major international hubs, in order to ensure easy and quick connections with the rest of the world. 
  • Totally interconnected, Lyon Saint Exupéry airport is directly connected to the TGV and to the city every 15 minutes in under 30 minutes thanks to the Rhone Express rail line.
  • First French airport in terms of client satisfaction in 2018. The welcome scheme in place for visitors attending association congresses and trade shows are all part of the “Welcome by Only Lyon” initiative. 
  • An additional business airport – Lyon Bron is just 20 minutes outside the city centre, thus allowing for private “à la carte” travel when and where you want. 
     

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By rail: 

  • 2 TGV stations in the city centre: Lyon Part-Dieu / Lyon Perrache.
  • 1 TGV station at the heart of the Lyon Saint-Exupéry airport.
  • 23 round trips per day - Lyon / Paris / Lyon.
  • 9 round trips per day - Paris CDG airport / Lyon / Paris CDG airport
  • 5 trips per week with Eurostar - Lyon / London
     

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By road: 

 

Lyon is at the heart of a comprehensive motorway network linking France’s major cities and main European capitals. 

 

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By public transport: 

TCL, the city’s public transport network offers an extensive multi-modal public transport network thus making it easy to travel in and around Lyon.

  • Over 120 bus lines serving over 3000 stops. 
  • 4 metro lines.
  • 2 funicular lines. 
  • 5 tramway lines. 

Réseaux TCL Lyon

By Taxi 

1400 taxis are available.

Main booking centers:

  • Radio Taxi : 04 72 10 86 86

         www.taxilyon.com

  • Allo Taxi : 04 78 28 23 23

         www.allotaxi.fr

  • Taxi Lyonnais : 04 78 26 81 81

          www.taxilyonnais.com

  • Taxi Aéroport : 04 72 22 70 90