Coming to Lyon (France)


Lyon Saint Exupéry Airport located 25km away from Lyon centre, provides connection with more than a hundred cities, half of which are international. To reach Lyon city centre from the airport:
- The “Rhônexpress” tram connects the Lyon Saint-Exupéry Airport to the center of Lyon (Part-Dieu station) in less than 30 minutes ( Departures every 15 minutes from 6am to 9pm, and departures every 30 minutes from 5am to 6am, and from 9pm to 0.40am. Fares: One-way ticket = 15,90 € / Return ticket = 27,50 €
- Taxi fare is around 50€.

Be careful as there are three SNCF railway stations. Two in the Lyon city centre: the Part-Dieu Station and Perrache Station in the city centre. And one outside of Lyon, at the Lyon Saint Exupéry airport.

Lyon is located, by car, at 1h30 from Geneva, 3 hours from Turin, 4 hours from Paris, 5 hours from Barcelona.

Public transport for Lyon (TCL)

Lyon's public transport is made of more than 130 bus lines, 4 subway lines, 3 funicular railways, and 5 tramway lines.

TCL (Public transport for Lyon) website :
(maps, itineraries, rates)


Beginning of June is almost summer and it can already be very hot in Lyon! Average minimal and maximum temperatures are respectively 15°C and 25°C.

Links to other websites

Lyon Tourist Office and Convention Bureau
Only Lyon
Urban Community of Lyon
Lumière Lyon 2 University
SNCF (French train company)
Lyon airports