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Introducing Lyon


Lyon, the second most populous city in France, is the capital of silk production in the world and is famous for its fashion, engineering, and pharmaceutical industries. The Old Lyon and Presqu’île areas make this city a magical destination.

Lyon is known for:


History and Art Culinary Skiing Urban

Quick information

NEARBY CITIES
Saint Etienne (62 km)
Grenoble (112 km)
Chambery (109 km)
CURRENCY
Euro (EUR)

COUNTRY CODE
+33

ELECTRIC POWER
E

TIME ZONE
GMT +1

AVG. PRICE OF A COFFEE
€2.79

AVG. PRICE OF A MEAL (2 PEOPLE)
€50.00

Average Temperature

Lyon airport information

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PUBLIC TRANSPORT:

The city center is 30 km from Lyon Airport and you can get there using the Rhône Express tramway. It costs €15.80 to get to the city center using the tramway and the journey takes about 30 minutes. Alternatively, you can take the number 46 public bus service that departs from Terminal 1 Departures. It costs €2 and takes 15 minutes to get to the city of Meyzieu. From here you can take the T3 tramway to Lyon city center and tickets for the 30 minute journey cost €1.80

Average time from airport: 30 minutes

Distance from airport: 30 km

TAXI:

If you don’t want to waste time waiting for buses and trams, you can get to the city center using the taxi service that operates from the airport. The average cost of a taxi from the airport to the city center is €45 and the journey takes about 25–30 minutes.

Average taxi price: 45 euros

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