Coming to SG[France]2024

Note: We do recommend you arriving in Lyon by Friday, May 17th, evening and staying on Sunday, May 19th, as side activities are getting organised!

Coming to Lyon

By Train

Lyon hosts in its center the Lyon Part Dieu station, a central and major French railway hub. Lyon is hence a short 2h away from Paris or Marseille, 3h from Lille, about 4h from Toulouse, Nice or Strasbourg, less than 5h to Nantes… The station is connected to the TCL public transport system.

While booking, note that the high-speed trains (TGVs) on the Paris-Lyon line are both operated by SNCF and Trenitalia.

By Plane

Lyon’s airport Lyon Saint-Exupéry (LYS) offers direct flights to major French and European cities such as Rome, Berlin, Madrid, Lisbon… The Rhônexpress shuttle links the airport to the city center in less than 30 minutes!

By Car

Lyon is located at the junction of major roads liking the North to the South of Europe but also West-Europe to East-Europe. The city is hence, by car, 1h30 from Geneva, 3h from Turin or Marseille, 4h from Paris, 6h from Barcelone…

Coming to the Venue (ESME Lyon)


The venue adress is: 16 rue de l’Abbaye d’Ainay, 69002, Lyon, France. It is located near the line AAmpère – Victor-Hugo” station.

From the Lyon-Part Dieu train station, take line T4 at “Gare Part-Dieu -Vilette” until “Charpennes“. Take then line A until “Ampère – Victor-Hugo“.

From the Lyon-Saint-Exupéry airport, take the Rhônexpress line until “Vaulx-en-Velin – La Soie“. Take then line A until “Ampère – Victor-Hugo“.

Places to spend the night


The best option would be to find a place along metro lines A or D. Please find below some recommendations.

Near ESME:

In the city at less than 30 min: