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Coming to the Lyon area

  • By plane: 

The Lyon-Saint Exupéry airport is connected to over 120 destinations both directly and through connections to major European hubs, for efficient and very short connecting flights.
The Rhônexpress tram service operates every day of the year since 2010 and allows the Lyon-Saint Exupéry airport to be reached from downtown Lyon (Lyon Part-Dieu), in less than 30 minutes, in complete safety, without having to worry about traffic jams.

  • By train:

The heart of Lyon is connected to all major French cities by High Speed Train "TGV" or express lines, through the three Perrache, Part-Dieu and Lyon-Saint Exupéry airport stations.
Average time for TGV connection to Lyon Part-Dieu station: Paris-Lyon station: 2h, Paris-Charles de Gaulle airport station: 2h, Bruxelles-Midi station: 3h20, London via Paris: approx. 5h. 

  • By road:

Lyon is located two hours from the Alpine peaks and less than three hours from the Mediterranean sea. 
Paris-Lyon: 290 miles / 465 km (A6), Geneva –Lyon: 93 miles / 149 km (A40), Marseille-Lyon: 196 miles / 315 km (A7), Montpellier-Lyon: 189 miles / 303 km (A7-A9).
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