Gare De Lyon Part Dieu

Gare de Lyon Part Dieu is not a pretty station, but it does fit in very well with the surrounding modern architecture. The station was built in 1978 as part of the new Part-Dieu urban project in conjunction with a large shopping centre and the tallest skyscraper in the region, nicknamed Le Crayon due to its shape.

Part-Dieu, the main station in Lyon, is directly connected to Paris, Marseille, Valence, Saint-Étienne, Nice, Perpignan, Rouen, Roissy, Lille, Brussels, Geneva, Metz, Strasbourg, Tarbes, Bayonne, Nantes, Grenoble and Bordeaux. The station is served by France's high-speed rail service, TGV, in addition to regional TER trains and is used by over 51 million passengers a year.

The front of the station is formed by two square concrete frames, between which sits a station clock. Inside the platforms are reached from the main concourse by escaltors up and lifts.

FACILITIES

There are plenty of cafes, newsagents and shops inside the station and has a wi-fi hotspot. There's a Travelex in the main station hall, handily next to the Police station. There's a manual and automatic left luggage near to the welocme point in the main hall.

TRANSPORT

The station is well served by public transport. Access to the Metro Station "Part-Dieu Vivier Merle" is right from
 the Esplanade Charles Béraudier in front of the Station.

Metro Ligne B - Charpennes - Stade de Gerland

Bus stops are found around the Vivier Merle exit of the station

C1 - GARE PART DIEU – CUIRE

C2 - GARE PART DIEU - RILLIEUX SEMAILLES

C3 - GARE ST PAUL - VAULX LA GRAPPINIERES

C9 - BELLECOUR - HOPITAUX EST (Bellecour is central and the main tourist office is there).

There are other bus lines too.

Trams stop at the front of the station.

T1 - Montrochet - IUT Feyssine

T3 - Lyon Part Dieu – Meyzieux

Taxis

Place Béraudier or next to Rue Villette.

ACCESS

The station has plenty of lifts and there is assistance for travellers that need it. If you require assistance you can telephone 0 890 640 650. The Acces Plus service is located in main hall near the welcome point. You can email them at accesplus@sncf.fr

Guide to Gare De Lyon Part Dieu, Lyon
website 5, Place Charles Beraudier 69003 Lyon Part-Dieu Vivier Merle Line C9 takes you to Bellecour in the centre. Vivier Merle exit.






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