How to Reach Lyon

By Plane

Lyon Saint-Exupéry International airport links Lyon to 115 destinations, with direct flights to more than 40 countries. Lyon is notably served by low cost air companies such as EasyJet, Air Corsica, Eurowings, Flybe, Hop!, Jet2.com, Transavia, Volotea, Wizzair, Wow, etc.

A tram service, the Rhônexpress connects Lyon Part-Dieu in Lyon to St Exupery Airport in about half an hour. For schedules, please visit https://www.rhonexpress.fr/en/.

By Train

Lyon has two main train stations (Part-Dieu and Perrache), all near the city center and served by metro and tram lines. The Part-Dieu station is especially well served from other cities in France and in Europe. Thus, Lyon can be reached by train from:

  • Paris in 2h
  • London in 4h40
  • Frankfurt in 5h55
  • Barcelona in 5h
  • Brussels in 3h20
  • Geneva in 1h45
  • Basel in 3h30
 For additional information please visit https://en.oui.sncf/en/ or https://www.raileurope.com/city/lyon.