LYON PUBLIC TRANSPORT
Lyon has an extensive public transport network (known as ‘TCL’, with metro lines, tramways, buses and funicular trains), which makes it easy and quick to get from one part of the city to another. There are different types of tickets available to suit various needs. You can find information about ticket prices and maps of the public transport network on the TCL website.
TO AND FROM THE AIRPORT
Lyon Saint Exupéry airport, France’s 2nd regional airport, serves 117 destinations of which 80 are international with more than forty airlines.
An additional business airport – Lyon Bron is just 20 minutes outside the city centre.
The airport Lyon Saint Exupéry is directly connected to the TGV and to the city every 15 minutes in under 30 minutes thanks to the Rhone Express rail line. Departures everyday between 4:25 hrs to midight, all year long.
You can buy your tickets here. The price for a one way ticket is 15,20 € and the price for a round trip is 26,70 €. For more information click here.
Taxifares to the congress venue take around 30-40 minutes. There is a taxi rank directly outside terminals 1, 2 and the train station. Always ask the driver before you start your trip about what price is in effect.
If you want to book an airport transfer in advance: www.airportaxi.fr (website only in French)
ACCESS TO THE CONFERENCE VENUE
The Lyon Convention centre is 10 just minutes from the Lyon Part-Dieu TGV station and only 15 minutes from the Perrache train station.
Between Lyon and Paris, there is one TGV per hour, or even every half hour.
Take the C1 bus from Gare Part Dieu train Station - stop at Cité internationale|Centre de Congrès.
Take the C2 bus from Gare Part Dieu train Station – stop at Cité internationale|Transbordeur
Take the C4 bus from the Jean Macé metro station or Foch-Roosevelt metro station - stop at Cité internationale|Congress Center
Take the C5 bus from the Cordeliers metro station – stop at Cité internationale|Congress Center
Take the C26 bus from Grange Blanche metro station – stop at Cité internationale|Transbordeur
Take number 70 bus from Lyon Part Dieu train station – stop at Cité internationale|Transbordeur
Plan your itinerary here.
There are 2 dedicated taxi pick up zones in front of the Lyon Convention Centre.
- Zone 1 : Close to the main entrance at the foot of the bear statue
- Zone 2 : Close to the main amphitheatre
Taxi Radio is the leading reservation centre for Lyon’s taxis: 400 drivers are on call whatever the time of day or night
+33 472 10 86 86; https://www.taxilyon.com/ (website only in French).
AlloTaxi: +33 478 28 23 23; www.tl.fr/taxi-lyon/en-reserver-un-taxi-a-lyon.html
Take the north-bound ring road (Peripherique Nord) and exit at Porte de Saint Clair.
GPS coordinates: Latitude: 45.7851676 | Longitude: 4.8528885
Address: 50 quai Charles de Gaulle - 69006 Lyon - France
The convention centre district has 5 Velo’v stations onsite. One is conveniently located at the main entrance and the other is close to the Amphitheatre.
There are 3 carparks at the venue:
- P0 – 1.000 parking spaces, maximum vehicle height : 1.90 m
- P1 – 1.150 parking spaces, maximum vehicle height : 1.90 m
- P2 – 1.200 places, parking spaces, maximum vehicle height : 2.70 m