Transportation facilities

TCL Transports en commun lyonnais

The TCL transportation facilities are available for all people with a ticket regardless of where they reside. If you have to take them on a regular basis, you can buy the “TCL card” it costs 5€ and lasts 5 years. You can buy it in the “TCL agencies“. Bring with you : an ID card, 5€, and an photo ID. Once you have the card, you can charge whatever subscription you want : one hour tickets, monthly subscription…

All the fares are available on TCL website.

If you need some help to communicate in French, here are the main things that you need to ask once at the TCL agency :

  • Je souhaiterais acheter une carte TCL” (I would like to buy a TCL card)
  • Voici ma photo d’identité (ID photo), et ma carte d’identité (ID card)”
  • Depending on your needs you can ask for : “un abonnement” (a subscription), “un carnet de 10 tickets” (a packet of 10 tickets),

Don’t forget to use the TCL website or application to find the best itinerary for your next walk in “Grand Lyon”!

TER Train Express Régional : Regional Train & Tickets

If you need to travel a lot inside the Region Auvergne/Rhône-Alpes, it might be interesting to have a discount card or a subcription card! You can have a different one according to your needs and situation. You can ask for it at the helpdesk of your train station or buy it online.

TER website can help you find the best itinerary for your next trip in Auvergne/Rhône-Alpes.

Tips : If you need to go to Switzerland, TER ticket and discount card are valid for some destinations ! Go and check TER website.

Vélo’v network

The 348 vélo’v stations in Lyon and Villeurbanne allows you to rent a bike. The idea is very simple : you pick-up/rent a bike at the station near your accommodation, you go to work with it and leave the bike at the vélo’v station near your Office. When you finish working, you pick-up another bike and do the same as in the morning! Easy !

This service is available for riders who are 14 and older. It’s available 24/7, 365 days a year. Whatever the renting offer chosen, the first 30 minutes of use on each new trip are free of charge! If you charge it on a TCL card : you are given 1 h free for each new trip!