Venue & Travel

Centre des Congrès Lyon, France

Centre des Congrès Lyon France

The Lyon Convention Centre is situated at Lyon’s northeast Gateway, between the Tête d’Or Park, the Quai Charles de Gaulle and the Rhône, right on the edge of the city center, near the northern ring road and 5 minutes from a junction connecting with a major European motorway network. Download the Access Information here and additional public transport information here

By air

Lyon-Saint Exupéry is the French airport with the largest number of routes outside Paris, with 32 French towns and cities connected by daily scheduled flights, 43 scheduled international routes, a hundred charter routes and 30 cargo routes (winter programme). Since 2013: direct lines with Harbour, Manchester, Dubrovnik, Athens, Birmingham and Dubaï.

  • The Convention Center is 25 minutes from the airport and Lyon-Saint Exupéry multimodal station. Take the Tramway Rhône Express to Lyon Part-Dieu Railway Station, then tramway C1 (towards Cuire) to Cité Internationale.
  • It is 10 mn from Lyon-Bron business airport.
 

By TGV (high speed train)


The Lyon Convention Centrr is 10 minutes from Part-Dieu TGV station and 15 minutes from Perrache station. TGV trains run between Lyon and Paris every hour or every half hour.

  • Lyon - Paris 1h55
  • Lyon - Marseille 1h35
  • Lyon - Avignon 1h05
  • Lyon - Nantes 4h20
  • Lyon - Montpellier 1h45
  • Lyon - Lille 3h00
  • Lyon - Genève 1h50
  • Lyon - Bruxelles 3h50
  • Lyon – Strasbourg 3h45
 

By road

Right at the city centre’s north-east entrance, next to the motorway network and northern orbital road, Porte de Saint Clair exit. 

By way of example:

  • Lyon is 1h30 from Geneva,
  • 3h from Turin,
  • 4h from Paris,
  • 4h30 from Milan,
  • 5h from Barcelona...

There are 3 parking On site, for 3 350 places.

 

By Boat

There is a landing stage suitable for mooring all types of boats right in front of the Convention Centre. Right at the city centre’s north-east entrance, next to the motorway network and northern orbital road, Porte de Saint Clair exit.

 

By Bus

  • C1 (Train station «Part-Dieu» - Cuire) a fast trolley bus with a dedicated lane connect the Cité internationale with Part-Dieu in 12 mn. In addition to this connection, a tramway line called Rhonexpress heads to Lyon-Saint Exupery airport in 25 mn.
  • C2 (Train station « Part-dieu » - Rillieux. «Stop at Cité internationale – Transbordeur»
  • C4 (Jean Macé – Cité internationale), which connects with metro lines A and D at stops Foch (A) and Saxe-Gambetta (D).
  • C5 (Bellecour Antonin Poncet - Rillieux Semailles/Vancia Château Bérard) Lyon Convention Centre to downtown (Bellecour – presqu’île area) 

For all these buses, please stop at «Cité internationale – Centre de Congrès»

Public Transport

In addition to trolleybus C1, C2, C4 and C5, you can take following buses as well

  • C26: Cité internationale-Transbordeur / Grange Blanche: Bus stop Cité internationale-Transbordeur
  • N° 70: Gare Part-Dieu to Neuville | Bus Stop Transbordeur – Cité internationale

 

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Just over one month ago Lyon became our home for a week, as the Lyon Centre des Congrès hosted FLOODrisk 2016. Now we have all had time to settle back into our daily routines, we'd like to invite you to share your experiences, thoughts and suggestions, so we can make FLOODrisk 2020 even better!

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One month ago Lyon became our home for a week, as the Lyon Centre des Congrès hosted FLOODrisk 2016. Now we have all had time to settle back into our daily routines, we'd like to invite you to share your experiences, thoughts and suggestions, so we can make FLOODrisk 2020 even better!

Survey

Our online questionnaire consists of 17 questions, mainly multiple choice, and s

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