Getting to Lyon and the Cité Internationale or The Lyon Convention Centre is easy: there are various means of transport available.

Coming to Lyon

 By plane

- 27 French cities connected by daily, scheduled flights

- 43 scheduled, international flights, 19 charter routes and 7 cargo routes

- A hub for low-cost Easy Jet flights, with numerous daily flights  By Train

- 10 minutes from the Part-Dieu TGV railway station

- 15 minutes from the Perrache railway station (Between Lyon and Paris, one TGV every 30 minutes during peak periods)

- Express tramway between Lyon St Exupéry airport and the Part Dieu TGV station


The Express Tram Rhônexpress, the fastest, most comfortable and sure way to connect the airport Lyon Saint Exupéry to Lyon Part-Dieu station.

Rhônexpress realizes its route within 30 minutes with departures every 15 minutes from 6:00am till 9:00pm and every 30 minutes from 5:00am till 6:00 am and from 9:00pm till 00:40am.  

A dedicated counter is at your disposal to welcome, help and inform you.

Since Part-Dieu station, by using the High Level line C1 of the Lyon Public Transport network; you are only 18 minutes of the Congress Centre. To join the C1 line since the Rhône Express station, you will just have to cross the TGV station.  

To save time and money, you have the possibility to purchase your round trip ticket Rhônexpress on the website right now)


Rhônexpress: 0 826 00 17 18 (0,15 € the minute) / International number : +33 479 75 92 79

From Monday till Saturday from 8:00 am till 6:30 pm except holidays.


 By train

- 10 minutes from the Lyon Part-Dieu Railway Station

- 15 minutes from the Lyon Perrache Railway Station

- With the TGV: 2h from Paris, 1h30 from Marseille, 4h from Bruxelles


Coming to the Convention Center


 Urban network

- Several buses and trolley lines linked directly to the Métro, TGV station and City Centre: - C1, C2 from Part Dieu Railway Station

- C5 from Bellecour Metro Station

- C4 from Jean Macé Metro Station

- Bus 70 from Part Dieu Railway Station

- C26 from Grange Blanche Metro Station


- Reach the centre of Lyon or the Part-Dieu TGV railway station in 12 minutes

- Express tramway between Lyon St Exupéry airport and the Part Dieu TGV station

- 6 Vélo’v stations (pushbike rental) within easy reach



 By car

The Convention center is situated close to the Lyon Périphérique Nord (Northern Ring Road). Exit at "sortie Porte de Saint Clair".

- 1½ hours from Geneva,

- 3 hours from Turin,

- 4 hours from Paris,

- 4½ hours from Milan,

- 5 hours Barcelona