A city with excellent transport links

Whether it be by plane, train, boat or car, it’s easy to get to Lyon, and once you’re here, just as easy to get around the city. 

Last updated date : 28/11/2023

Coming to Lyon

With 3 stations, including Part-Dieu, the largest international station in France, it couldn't be easier to get to Lyon by train and TGV. 

Lyon is connected to the world!
With the 4th busiest airport in France and over 120 regular direct national and international routes, the city is easy to get to by plane. 
And the number of connections is rising.

Getting out and about in Lyon

Public transport 
With 4 metro lines, 2 funiculars railways (aka "ficelles"), 4 tram lines and 120 bus lines, the Lyon Metropole boasts one of the densiest public transport networks (TCL) in France.

Distributed throughout 348 stations in Lyon and Villeurbanne, the area has more than 4,000 shareable Vélo'v bikes.  
A practical, eco-friendly and cheap way of scouring the 483 kilometres of cycling routes in the city. 

Flying to Lyon with Air France-KLM

Air France-KLM is aiming to connect Lyon to the rest of the world, having flown more than 3 million passengers to and from the city in 2016, with a total of 42 destinations served by direct flights.*
In 2017, the Group is offering 328 destinations in 118 countries across its four brands

Air France and KLM
They connect Lyon’s airport to the hubs of Paris-Charles de Gaulle and AmsterdamSchiphol with 5 and 4 flights a day respectively.
The increase in services to Paris-Charles de Gaulle (by 20%) allows numerous connections between Lyon and the Air France-KLM Group's international network. 

HOP! Air France
Using Lyon-Saint-Exupéry Airport as a major hub, HOP! offers multiple connections and a unique inter-regional network to 26 destinations in both France and Europe.

It connects Lyon to 15 “leisure” destinations in Europe and the Mediterranean basin.

With a fleet of 534 aircraft in operation and 93.4 million passengers carried in 2016, mainly from its hub airports of Paris-Charles de
Gaulle and Amsterdam-Schiphol, Air France-KLM is the largest airline in terms of international traffic departing Europe.
With over 27 million members, its Flying Blue frequent-flyer programme is among the leading loyalty schemes in Europe.Air France-KLM is a member of the SkyTeam alliance: 20 airlines have access to an international network of more than 17,000 daily flights to over 1,060 destinations in 177 countries.

*17 French and 25 international destinations 

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