Coming to the Lumière festival

>> Safety measures and procedures to ensure a smooth festival

Getting to Lyon

Come by plane

Special offer for festivalgoers
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The Lyon Saint-Exupéry airport is 25km from Lyon.
LLe Rhône Express is a shuttle between the airport and the Lyon Part-Dieu train station that runs every 15 minutes, from 4:25am to midnight.
See the website for hours and prices:

Come by train

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On Saturdays the 12th and 19th of October and Sunday the 20th of October, get 40% off tickets for all your regional itineraries, plus children under 12 ride free.
Find all the information on the website and on the Assistant SNCF app.

Via public transportation, the Lumière festival is 10 minutes from the Lyon Part-Dieu SNCF station and 20 minutes from the Lyon Perrache SNCF station.
Travel with SNCF by booking your ticket at

In the region, travel with SNCF TER Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes:

Come by car

From Paris and Geneva, take the south ring, until the Grange Blanche exit, then follow Lyon center.
From Marseille, follow Lyon Center, then rive gauche. On the Avenue Berthelot, follow the direction Monplaisir to the Avenue des Frères Lumière.


Your stay in Lyon

Feel like making the most of the Lumière festival to explore monuments, discover hot spots and secret hidden corners of Lyon? Let the Office of Tourism be your guide!


Getting around Lyon

The most practical and ecological way to attend the festival is to take public transportation. The closest metro station to the Institut Lumière and the Village is Monplaisir Lumière, metro line D.
You can also take the bus- the C16 brings you to stops Monplaisir Lumière and Place Ambroise Courtois.
Further information on the TCL network website:

To facilitate parking near the theaters and venues, see the availability of LPA parking garages in real time at

Find good deals for carsharing at or book a taxi at





Safety measures and procedures to ensure a smooth festival

For your comfort and safety and to ensure the event runs as smoothly as possible, measures related to the Vigipirate plan will be applied at the Lumière festival. Certain procedures at entry points will be mandatory and systematic.

We thank you in advance for your friendly cooperation with the security and reception teams put in place and your compliance during the security procedures.

In order to improve the flow of the queues at the sites, please :
Prepare your physical ticket or increase the brightness of your smartphone screen if you do not have a paper ticket
Be patient and understanding during the various searches and pat-downs that we are obliged to carry out
Open your bags and present your personal belongings
Help facilitate the security procedure

For all these reasons, please arrive early for a screening or event.
For main events (Opening Night, Lumière Award Ceremony, Closing ceremony, All-nighter at the Halle Tony Garnier), doors will open 90 minutes before the starting time of the event.



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