Practical Information

ACCESS TO THE CAMPUS

emlyon business school

23 avenue Guy de Collongue
CS 40203  
69134 Ecully cedex

Tel: +33 4 78 33 78 00
Fax: +33 4 78 33 61 69

BY CAR

  • From Paris

Take the A6 in the direction of Lyon. Take the Ecully exit. At the roundabout, take the second exit (avenue du Bon Pasteur), in the “Pôle d'Enseignement et de Recherche” direction. Keep going straight through the next two roundabouts, passing by the Chemin de Pontet et Crases. Then at the second traffic light (approximately 2 km after the motorway exit, turn left onto Avenue Guy de Collongue.

  • From the Lyon Saint-Exupéry Airport

Leaving the airport, follow the Lyon/Chambéry/Grenoble signs. Then take A43 Lyon. On the A43, pass the interchange with the A46 following the signs for Lyon, then take the Paris/Bourg-en-Bresse/Périphérique Nord exit. Continue on the "périphérique nord" motorway (toll) in the direction of Paris, then take the A6. Take the Ecully/Champagne exit (about 800 m after you enter the motorway), follow the signs for Ecully (to the left), then Ecully Le Pérollier (second to the right) (then see above).

  • From the Perrache and Part-Dieu train stations

Take the A6 in the direction of Paris, then the tunnel under Fourvière. About 2 km after exiting the tunnel, take the Ecully/Champagne exit, follow the Ecully signs (to the left), then Ecully Le Pérollier (second to the right)(then see above).

BY SUBWAY AND BUS

  • From the Perrache train station

Bus No. 55: Perrache/Ecole Centrale, direction: Ecole Centrale, Ecole Centrale stop (travel time: between 15 and 30 minutes*).

  • From the Part-Dieu train station

Subway line B: Charpennes/Stade de Gerland, direction: Stade de Gerland, "Saxe-Gambetta" stop;
then line D: Gare de Vénissieux/Gare de Vaise, direction: Gare de Vaise, "Gorge de Loup" stop;
then bus no. 3: Gorge de Loup/Dardilly Le Jubin, "Grandes Ecoles" or "Pontet Crases" stop (travel time: between 25 and 45 minutes*).

  • From downtown Lyon

Bus No. 19: Hôtel de Ville/Le Pérollier, direction: Le Pérollier, "Ecully Centre" stop,
then bus no. 3: direction: Dardilly Le Jubin, "Grandes Ecoles" stop (travel time: between 35 and 50 minutes*).

You can also consult the bus timetables on  www.tcl.fr or find the timetables in a TCL agency.

COMING TO LYON

By Air

Lyon-Saint Exupéry is the French airport with the largest number of routes outside Paris, with 27 French towns and cities connected by daily scheduled flights, 43 scheduled international routes, 19 charter routes and 7 cargo routes (winter programme).
It is 10 mn from Lyon-Bron business airport.

By TGV (high speed train)

The Lyon Convention Center 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

By taxis

  • M. Lechallier: +33 (0)6 07 32 64 56
  • Allo Taxi: +33 (0)4 78 28 23 23
  • Taxi Lyonnais: +33 (0)4 78 26 81 81
  • Taxi Lyon +33 (0)4 72 10 86 86

It will be at your charge: to be paid directly to the taxi driver (credit card or cash).
The typical charge for a taxi from the airport to these hotels is around 45 €

VISITING LYON

Lyon is a city in east-central France in the Rhône-Alpes region, situated between Paris and Marseille.

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The city is known for its historical and architectural landmarks and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Lyon was historically known as an important area for the production and weaving of silk and in modern times has developed a reputation as the capital of gastronomy in France. It has a significant role in the history of cinema due to Auguste and Louis Lumière who invented the cinematographe in Lyon. The local professional football team, Olympique Lyonnais, has increased Lyon's profile internationally through participation in European football championships.

Economically, Lyon is a major centre for banking as well as for chemical, pharmaceutical, and biotech industries.

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The city contains a significant software industry with a particular focus on video games, and in recent years has fostered a growing local start-up sector. Lyon also hosts the international headquarters of Interpol, Euronews and International Agency for Research on Cancer. Lyon is ranked 2nd in France as an economic centre and convention centre on some measures. Lyon was ranked 8th globally and 2nd in France for innovation in 2011. It ranked 38th globally in Mercer's 2010 liveability rankings.