Useful informations

Coming to Lyon

By road

Lyon is located within a motorway hub, less than one hour from the main cities in the Rhône-Alpes region. It is also within reach of Geneva (1hr30), Clermont-Ferrand and the Alps (2hrs), Turin and Marseille (3hrs), Paris (4hrs) and Barcelona (6hrs).
For more info:
- Lyon traffic in real time and get traffic forecasts: www.coraly.com
- Public transport in Greater Lyon: www.multitud.org  

By train

Thanks to its two city-centre stations for high-speed TGV trains (Part-Dieu and Perrache) and a third at Lyon-Saint Exupéry airport, Lyon is now 1hr40 from Marseille, 2hrs from Paris, 3hrs from Lille, and 5hrs from London (Eurostar); TGVs also serve Chambéry, Annecy and Brussels.
For more info:
- Services via Part-Dieu, Perrache and Lyon-Saint Exupéry TGV stations: www.voyages-sncf.com
- The regional public transport network: www.ter-sncf.com


By air

Lyon-Saint Exupéry airport, 25km from central Lyon, is the crossroads of the Rhône-Alpes region.
It offers easy access for flights (including low-cost routes with EasyJet, etc.), TGV train links and the European motorway network. It serves over 100 destinations, half of them abroad: www.lyon.aeroport.fr

An express tram links the airport and central Lyon every 15-30 minutes: www.rhonexpress.fr
Bus services also run to Annecy, Geneva, Aix-les-Bains, Chambéry, Grenoble, etc.: www.altibus.com