Location > Access to Lyon


Lyon is located at the center of Europe and can be easily accessed by air, train or road.

  By air


Located in the heart of Europe and with over 130 non-stop flight routes, Lyon Airport has one of the most comprehensive international route networks with 51 airline companies. It offers 99 international destinations of which 59 European cities (London, Madrid, Rome, Dublin, Lisbon, Berlin, Barcelona, Porto, Venice, Manchester, Prague, etc). The Saint Exupéry airport is situated just 30 minutes from Lyon city center and is connected by an Express tramway Rhône Express (every 15 minutes) and 24 hours taxis. The city center is also accessible by public transportation TCL (line 47).

Direct flights from Lyon



By train



Lyon has two main railway stations : Lyon Part Dieu and Lyon Perrache. Both have easy public transportation access. For tickets and schedules,  please visit the SNCF website.



France raliway map (modified from RailEurope)


By car

Ideally located in the heart of Europe, the Lyon Convention centre is just 1 hour away from Geneva, 3 hours away from Turin, 4 hours away from Paris, 4 and a half hours away from Milan and 5 hours away from Barcelona by car. 


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