Arriving in Lyon

By plane: Lyon Saint-Exupéry airport (LYS)

How to get to the city centre from Lyon Saint-Exupéry airport?

  • The Rhônexpress shuttle tram leaves from the airport every 30 minutes between 5am and 6am and between 9pm and Midnight, and every 15 minutes between 6am and 9pm, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

Ticket for 12-25: 13,60 €.

  • Carpooling : usually between 4 and 7€ through Blablacar.

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By train: Lyon Part Dieu and Lyon Perrache

The French rail network is operated by the SNCF (Société Nationale des Chemins de Fer). Lyon is 2 hours from Paris, Marseille and Geneva by high-speed train (TGV: Train à Grande Vitesse). Booking is mandatory for high speed trains, prices vary according to the day and time.

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By public transport: TCL

The whole agglomeration is well served by the public transport network.

Carnot Campus: metro line A (Perrache) - Tram T1 and T2 (Perrache).

Saint Paul Campus: metro line A (Perrache) - Tram T1 (Suchet).

Ticket price: 1,90 €

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By car: Lyon centre

Follow the "Lyon centre" signs.

Parking in the city centre is rather expensive and parking spaces are often hard to find.