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Useful information as soon as you get off the plane
 

[en]Publié le October 21, 2013

All the practical information you might need.

As soon as you arrive in Lyon, you should come to the DRI (Direction des Relations Internationales) offices to get some information to help you settle into your new life in Lyon:

 

Campus Portes des Alpes, (Lundi, mercredi jeudi et vendredi, de 9h00 à 12h00 et 13h30 à 16 H30)

Maison de l’étudiant, 1er  étage, bureau 107

04 78 77 31 75

 

Campus Berges du Rhône (mardi de 9h00 à 12h00 et de 13h30 16H30)

16 quais Claude Bernard, 1er étage, bureau E 160

04 78 69 73 36

When to arrive?

From the Saint-Exupéry airport, you can take:

  •   la Navette « Rhônexpress »: it will take you from the airport to the Lyon Part Dieu train station, everyday from 5am to 00:40pm. You can get tickets online (http://www.rhonexpress.fr/) or at a machine.

-          Single ticket under  25 years old      11,50€  

-          Single ticket over  25 years old        13,50€  

  •  Cab: around 50€ from the airport to the city center

- Taxi Lyonnais : 04 78 26 81 81

- Allo Taxi : 04 78 28 23 23 Transport en ville


  • To get around in town, the cheapest way is to use the city public transports (TCL, http://www.tcl.fr).

 - 1,70€ per ticket, valid for one hour.

-   5€ the day ticket

You can find the other prices on their website.

 

Itineraries to the campus

From  Part-Dieu train station to the campus « Berges du Rhône »:

-          Take the tram T1 going to « Hôtel de région, Montrochet » -and stop at Quai Claude Bernard


From Perrache train station to the campus « Berges du Rhône »
 :

-          Take the tram T1 going to « IUT Feyssine » - and stop at Quai Claude Bernard.


From  Part-Dieu train station to the campus « Portes des Alpes »

-          Take the metro B going to « Stade de Gerland », stop at « Saxe-Gambetta », then take the metro D going to « Gare de Vénissieux », stop at « Grange-Blanche ». Then, take the tram T2 going to « St-Priest-Bel-Air » and stop at Europe Université.


From Perrache train station to the campus  « Portes des Alpes »

-           Take the tram  T2 going to «  St-Priest  Bel Air » - and stop at Europe Université

 

 

TEMPORARY ACCOMODATION

If you arrive in Lyon without a place to stay, here are a few possibilities:

·         The Office de tourisme (Tourist Office) can give you information on the rooms that are available in Lyon : Place Bellecour, 69002 Lyon - 04 72 77 69 69 

http://www.lyon-france.com/Ou-dormir-a-Lyon

·         Auberge de Jeunesse du Vieux Lyon (Youth Hostel) : 41-45 Montée du Chemin Neuf, 69005 Lyon

    +33 (0) 478150550 http://www.fuaj.org/lyon      Metro Lign D, stop : Vieux Lyon

22,30 € per night, breakfast included, maximum eight nights per month, 4 to 6 persons in the room.

You will need to become a member.

                -Under 26 years old : 11€

                -Over 26 years old : 16€

·         Les résidences Habitat Jeune : furnished accomodation for young people and students, several  options possible (night, month, joint tenancy, etc …) http://www.habitatjeune.org/

Around 351 € per month with meal included : rent, water, electricity, furniture, heating, linen and services

·       
 
Hôtel Formule 1 Boulevard Irène Joliot Curie – Vénissieux ; 08 91 70 52 90 ; Bus 36 ou 32 stop Viviani Etats-Unis. From 33 € per room (the room can be for 1,2 or 3 persons for the same price)

·       
 
Association Bed and Breakfast : 04 72 32 02 74 ; from  22 € per night

·        
Guestrooms : 04 72 13 99 35 ; www.chambreslyon.com

·         CISL : 3 Boulevard des Etats-Unis – 69008 LYON – Tel. 04 37 90 42 42 / Fax 04 78 77 96 65 /

www.cis-lyon.com/frCité internationale

 

Direction des Relations Internationales (DRI)
Person to contact for students outside exchange programs :
Eliane Gastaldo
+33 4 78 77 31 75 (all days except Tuesday)
+ 33 4 78 69 73 36 (on Tuesdays)
eliane.gastaldo@univ-lyon2.fr
international-hors-echange@univ-lyon2.fr
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