Time difference
Indian Ocean: +3 hours in winter / +2 hours in summer - West Indies: -5 hours in winter / -6 hours in summer
Currency
Euros (€)
Area size
47,87 km2
Languages
French
Local temperature
Between 0°C and 30°C
Population
516 092 inhabitants

To depart, you’ll need :

  • An ID
  • A valid passport

All information on police and customs formalities is provided for informational purposes only.
Corsair shall in no way be held responsible if you do not meet the requirements of the local authorities.

The Train + Air service

For your international trips, the airline company Corsair works with the SNCF to offer you more departure cities from France.

A single combined SNCF-Corsair ticket will allow you to take advantage of 3 services: TGV train journey + shuttle transfer to the airport + Corsair flight.

More about Train + Air Service

Lyon

Business hours

Most stores are open from 9 am to 7 pm, Monday to Saturday.

Safety

There are no major safety issues to take into consideration.
Nevertheless, you should be careful of pickpockets in certain tourist areas.

Services

Post offices are open from 9 am to 7 pm, Monday to Friday, and 8 am to 12 noon on Saturday. Banks are open from 9 am to 5 pm, Monday to Friday or Tuesday to Saturday.

Lyons river

Public holidays

January 1: New Year’s Day
May 1: Labor Day
May 8: Victory in Europe Day
May 20: Ascension Day
May 30: Pentecost Monday
July 14: Bastille Day
August 15: Assumption Day
November 1: All Saints’ Day
November 11: Armistice Day
December 8: Festival of Lights
December 25: Christmas Day

 
Public holidays calendar

How to best plan a trip from Lyon

Train + Air lets you keep the planning to a minimum, even if you’re getting ready for a long-distance journey.

With the stress-free, 3-in-1 Train + Air travel package, you’ll cover all three legs of your trip with one single reservation. And this applies for every destination, whether you’re traveling from Lyon to Fort-de-France, the capital of “Flower Island,” or from Lyon to Saint-Denis de la Réunion, in Indian Ocean. One ticket is all you’ll need, and includes a high-speed train (TGV) to Paris, a shuttle from the train station in Paris to the airport (Orly Sud), and a Corsair flight to the destination of your choice.


This all-in-one package is chock full of advantages, beginning with the convenience of only having to purchase one ticket for your entire journey. For questions on your high-speed train (TGV) to Paris, your shuttle between the train station to the airport, or your flight with Corsair, you’ll deal with just one company and therefore save a great deal of time. With Train + Air, you’re also guaranteed to depart in the event of a delay or cancellation. Say goodbye to stress and let your trip unfold with confidence and serenity.

Helpful tips for a trip from Lyon

By opting for an all-in-one Train + Air travel package, your entire trip will be organized by our team of professionals.

Once your reservation is confirmed, simply show up at the Lyon-Part-Dieu train station on the day of your departure. We recommend arriving at least 30 minutes early so you have plenty of time to pick up your train ticket and the voucher for your shuttle from the station in Paris to the airport, where you will be given your boarding pass for the flight to your final destination.
Located in the Part-Dieu business district, one of Lyon’s most important hubs, the train station of the same name is easily accessible from anywhere in the city thanks to an outstanding network of public transportation.

Buses and streetcars stop just outside the station. If you’re coming by car, you can benefit from 20 free minutes of parking as well as longer-term solutions in the station’s various parking garages. Other amenities include restaurants, florists, clothing stores, a bank, and even a bookstore. When departing from the world’s food capital Lyon, these extra conveniences will ensure your journey gets off to a good start.

Train + Air from Lyon: your gateway to the world’s best destinations

Travel with Train + Air from Lyon to Montreal for a business trip or vacation in the beautiful Canadian province of Quebec. Your journey begins in Lyon with a high-speed train (TGV) to Paris, where you’ll board a Corsair flight to Montreal. Discover West Africa by booking a Train + Air travel package from Lyon to Abidjan and immerse yourself in the local culture of the Ivory Coast.

Train + Air from Lyon is your gateway to all the world’s most spectacular destinations, including Africa, the Americas, and the magnificent islands of the Indian Ocean and Antilles. Travel with Train + Air from Lyon to discover another side of France.

By choosing Train + Air for your trip from Lyon, you’ll enjoy a stress-free journey all the way to this fantastic final destination. With Train + Air from Lyon, you’re just a high-speed train ride and flight away from a number of world-class destinations, including fabulous Fort-de-France in Martinique, and picturesque Pointe-à-Pitre in Guadeloupe.

Buses and streetcars stop just outside the station. If you’re coming by car, you can benefit from 20 free minutes of parking as well as longer-term solutions in the station’s various parking garages. Other amenities include restaurants, florists, clothing stores, a bank, and even a bookstore. When departing from the world’s food capital Lyon, these extra conveniences will ensure your journey gets off to a good start.

TGVair : your gateway to the world’s best destinations

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