Getting to Lyon
Cité Internationale - Congress Centre
50 quai Charles de Gaulle
69463 Lyon cedex 06
WHY LYON ?
France's 3rd International airport with 115 direct flight connections.
Regular flights to all main European cities.
Connection between airport and city center in 25 minutes.
3 TGV stations allowing easy access to the city for delegates from all around the world.
CITY OF CONGRESSES
2nd largest and most active modern Convention Centre with 3 amphitheaters
and 8500 m2 already tested successfully with numerous international association events.
2nd French city for conferences (ICCA 2016 rankings)
France's 2nd largest hotel offer with more than 18000 rooms in Lyon and
Greater Lyon still growing, from the dependable comfort of big brand names to charming boutique hotels.
LEADING FRENCH LIFE SCIENCE CITY
France 2nd largest region in terms of health sector World number one producer of vaccines
530 public and private research laboratories
13 300 researchers of which 1800 international
GETTING TO LYON
AIR > LYON SAINT EXUPERY AIRPORT
Located in the heart of Europe and with over 115 non-stop flight routes, Lyon Airport boasts one of the most comprehensive international route networks with 38 airline companies. It offers 91 international destinations connected to 70 European cities (London, Madrid, Rome, Dublin, Lisbon, Berlin, Barcelona, Porto, Venice, Manchester, Prague,etc.).
The airport is situated just 25 minutes from Lyon city center and is connected by an Express tramway RHONEXPRESS (every 15 minutes) and 24 hours taxis.
Lyon is very well connected to Europe and counts 3 high-speed train stations in the city. Lyon-Paris: lh55 (23 round trips on week days) -Lyon-Geneva: lh50 - Lyon-Brussels: 3h37 - Lyon-London: 4h40
- Lyon-Torino: 3h45 -Lyon-Milano: 5hl5
The TGV also serves Chambery, Annecy and Brussels as well as many other European cities.
LOCAL PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION
PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION NETWORK
Second largest public transport system in France with: 4 metro lines A B C D - 5 tramway lines : Tl, T2, T3, T4 and T5 lines - 2 funicular lines 140 bus lines, including electric trolleybuses > www.tcl.fr
4000 bicycles available throughout the city - 340 conveniently located bike stations, 6 of which are located in the Cite Internationale (Convention Centre) - Bicycle path development along the new tramway line routes > www.velov.arandlvon.com
Unique electric tricycle taxi which is ideal for short trips along the city centre. Wallet friendly at just one euro per person and per kilometer > www.cvclopolitain.com