How to get to Gare de Lyon-Perrache Train Station

Thu, Jul 18
+ Add return
QR-Code
Scan to get our free app
Use our app to get live travel updates and book mobile tickets for trains, buses, flights, and ferries.
App Store
rate4.9
42K ratings
Google Play
rate4.6
136K reviews

Gare de Lyon-Perrache station information & facilities

Distance from Gare de Lyon-Perrache to city center
Distance from Gare de Lyon-Perrache to city center
1.9 miles (3.1 km)
Ticket Office Hours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 10: 00 - 18: 00
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Metro lines: A, B, C, D
Bus lines: 8, 31, 46, 49, 55, 60, 63, S1, C19, C21, C22
Tram lines: 1, 2
Train lines: TGV, TGV INOUI, OUIGO, TER Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Intercités
Nearest Airport
Nearest Airport
Lyon Saint Exupery Airport
21 miles (34 km)
How to get to nearest airport?
How to get to nearest airport?
It takes about 1 hour to reach the airport from the station via public transit. Take the metro line A to Vaulx-en-Velin La Soie, then take the Rhônexpress bus to the airport.
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
Free, unlimited Wi-Fi is available after creating an account and connecting to " CONNECTION. "
ATM
ATM
ATM machine is located in Hall Level 2 in front of the PAUL bakery.
Taxi
Taxi
Dining
Dining
PAUL
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
Hertz | Europcar | SIXT
Information Desk
Information Desk
Information services are available at the ticket office, located in Hall Level 2.
Accessibility
Accessibility
Hearing, mobility, and visual disability assistance. Accessibility available with elevator, ramp or step-free access, barrier-free toilets.
Popular destinations

From Gare de Lyon-Perrache

Select final destination
pin

Showing the fastest and cheapest results for Jul 19

Cheapest
Trenitalia
06:46AM2h12
Gare de Lyon-Perrache
08:58AMParis Gare de Lyon
391One-way
0 transfers
2nd Cheapest
Trenitalia
01:11PM2h19
Gare de Lyon-Perrache
03:30PMParis Gare de Lyon
431One-way
0 transfers
2nd Cheapest
Trenitalia
10:24AM2h10
Gare de Lyon-Perrache
12:34PMParis Gare de Lyon
431One-way
0 transfers

Travel From Lyon city center to train station Lyon-Perrache

Lyon is among the biggest cities in France and is popular for its ancient architecture, food and culture. Lyon has an extensive transit system to facilitate the traveler's movement throughout the city and nearby regions. Lyon-Perrache railway station, also known as Gare de Lyon-Perrache, is located a few kilometers outside Lyon city center. This is one of the major and oldest train stations in Lyon, alongside the Lyon Part-Dieu railway station. The train station mostly hosts trains running on the Paris to Marseille route and is the terminus for trains running on the Lyon to Geneva route. Regional trains from numerous townships around the region call at Lyon-Perrache train station. Lyon-Perrache train station is efficiently linked to the T1, T2, T3, and T4 Lyon tramway lines. The trains that run in this station include Regional trains (TER), intercity and high-speed trains (TGV).  

What is the best way to get to the train station from the city center?

There are several ways in which travelers can conveniently get to Train Station Lyon-Perrache from Lyon city center.  Local trains and the subway system offer one of the more efficient ways of getting to and from the train station. Subway lines A, B, C, and D are well connected to Lyon-Perrache, which are fast and regular enough to get passengers to and from the train station quickly. The subway runs from around 5:30 a.m. to 12:00 a.m. throughout the week, with trains leaving every two to five minutes. Passengers can also get to the train station via public buses available in the city center. The bus lines that travel to Lyon-Perrache Train Station include lines C20, C21, C22, S1, 8, 31, 32, 46, 49, 49D, 55, 63, 73, and 91.  Lyon Tramlines T1, T2, T3, and T4 are efficiently powered by electricity, generate little noise, and do not emit pollution. 

How far is it from the city center to the train station?

Lyon-Perrache Train Station is located in the city of Lyon, the capital of Rhone in the Auvergne-Rhode-Alpes region. The train station is located in the neighborhood of Perrache between the confluence of Saone and Rhone rivers on the peninsula of Lyon. The distance from Train Station Lyon-Perrache to Lyon city center is approximately (1.8 miles (3.2 kilometers). Train Station Lyon-Perrache is closer to Lyon's old town and hence a lot more convenient than Part Diue, depending on your location.  TGV high-speed train service connects the city center to the train station at speeds of up to 198m/ph (320km/h). The journey takes less than five minutes. The subway system offers the fastest way of getting to the Train Station Lyon-Perrache from Lyon city center. Heavy traffic on the roads might sometimes cause delays when traveling via buses or taxis. Lyon-Perrache train station connects the city to other major cities, including Paris, Brussels, Lille, and Avignon. Moving from the station to Paris takes about two hours while traveling to Brussels takes about four hours. 

How accessible is the train station for those with limited mobility?

 Lyon-Perrache Train Station welcomes travelers with limited mobility and has established specific services and facilities to take care of their needs. People with reduced mobility are advised to contact the train station 48 hours in advance for inquiry and reserving of wheelchair spaces on the board trains. For assistance in boarding the train, those with limited mobility should arrive at the station approximately 30 minutes before the departure time. If needed, boarding ramps and wheelchairs are available.  Raised platforms, elevators, and bathrooms adapted for reduced mobility passengers are also conveniently accessible.  Train Station Lyon-Perrache gives priority to disabled passengers, and they do not need to queue like other passengers. 

Local tips: the train station points of interest

​Taxis offer a more convenient way of getting to Lyon-Perrache Train Station for passengers with more luggage as compared to subway lines and public buses. However, taxis are a bit expensive, and it's recommendable to inquire about the ticket price before boarding. SATOBUS shuttles connecting to the airport are available at the train station. Train Station Lyon-Perrache has several facilities to take care of the travelers' needs, including; fast food, telephone booths, automatic TGV ticket distributor, luggage storage, nursery area, and parking. Travelers can have their luggage stored in a locker at the luggage storage facility and enjoy a good time near the train station. One can consider having lunch at the Three Maries and later have a look at the Roman Antiquities' Museum in the old town museum. There are many helpful travel apps that passengers can download to use to get in and around the city of Lyon.​

Popular stations from Gare de Lyon-Perrache

HomeHow to get to Gare de Lyon-Perrache Train Station

The Omio App Makes Travel Planning Easy

We’ll get you where you want to go. From live train updates to mobile tickets, our innovative app is the ideal way to plan and keep track of your travel.

ios-badge
android-badge
Hand With Phone
More routes, destinations and providers
Currency
Language