Travel to Lyon


Lyon's "Saint Exupéry" International Airport is located less than 30 minutes from the Lyon Convention Centre.

Airport Shuttle "Rhonexpress"
An express tramway, RHONEXPRESS, links the Lyon "Saint Exupéry" International Airport to the central Lyon Part-Dieu Railway Station in 25 minutes, with departures every 15 minutes guaranteeing safe, swift access to the heart of the city.

Taxis are available at the taxi stands at the Terminal 1 & 2. The journey to the city centre is estimated to cost 40 EUR and takes approximately 30 minutes. Fares are metered and there are some supplements.


Star Alliance




The Star Alliance member airlines are pleased to be appointed as the Official Airline Network for the IFLA World Library and Information Congress 2014.

To obtain the Star Alliance Conventions Plus discounts please follow the below steps to access the Conventions Plus online booking tool:

  • Visit the Star Alliance website
  • Under “Delegates login” enter conventions code LH02S14
  • The online booking tool opens in a separate window*
    *Should the online booking tool not open, please ensure that your Pop-Up blocker is disabled

Registered participants plus one accompanying person travelling to the event can qualify for a discount of up to 20%, depending on fare and class of travel booked.

Participating airlines

Adria Airways Aegean Airlines Air Canada
Air China ANA Austrian Airlines
Blue1 Brussels Airlines Croatia Airlines
EgypteAir LOT Polish Airlines Lufthansa
Scandinavian Airlines Singapore Airlines South African Airways
SWISS International Air Lines TAM Airlines TAP Portugal
THAI Turkish Airlines United
US Airways    

Discounts are offered on most published business and economy class fares, excluding website/internet fares, senior and youth fares, group fares and Round the World fares.

Please note:
For travel to/from Japan and New Zealand special fares or discounts may be offered by the participating airlines on their own network. To obtain these special fares or discounts and for booking office information please visit the Star Alliance website and:

  • Click on “Conventions Plus Booking Contacts” and enter the conventions code LH02S14.
  • Choose one of the participating airlines listed
  • Call the respective reservation contact listed and quote the conventions code LH02S14 when requesting the special ticket

When making your travel plans please present confirmation of your registration or proof of attendance for the Event/Convention.

Travel by car

Distance between:
Paris-Lyon: 465km (A6)
Marseille-Lyon: 315km (A7)
Genève–Lyon: 149km (A40)
Montpellier-Lyon: 303km (A7-A9)

Last update: 7 January 2014