Metro, Funicular, Bus & Tram, Lyon

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  • Metro, Funicular, Bus & Tram
    by bonio
  • Metro, Funicular, Bus & Tram
    by bonio
  • Metro, Funicular, Bus & Tram
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    Best way to get around Lyon

    by Yso Updated Jun 6, 2003

    The Lyon public transportation system is among one of the best that I know. It is easy to use and there are several options.

    The best way to get around for tourism is to buy a day ticket which gives you unlimited access to the tram, metro & buses all day for about $4. The web site for the public transport company is:

    The page with the whole map pf fthe transport system is:

    don't hesitate to download it

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    Funicular up the hill

    by OrlandoBR Updated Mar 4, 2003

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    Of course you can walk, but do go to the top of the Fourvière hill, preferrably by the FUNICULAR, which you'll find near the Saint-Jean cathedral. Up there you'll find the Roman ruins, the Museum of Galo-Roman Civilisation, the Basilique, an Eiffel-Tower look-alike and the best views over Lyon.

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    Free metro

    by barryg23 Updated Jan 21, 2003

    The metro is useful, but Lyon is best seen on foot. The metro system is rather bizzare in that we always hopped on without paying. In most metro stations around the world you have to pass a ticket through a slot before you can pass. In Lyon, there were no restrictive barriers; instead, there was a ticket slot but you could just walk around it! I'm not sure if this bizzare system is still in place or what the fine is if you are caught, but we went four days without meant we could eat out too!

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    You can choose both metro and...

    by Dophinfly Written Aug 25, 2002

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    You can choose both metro and bus then get around Lyon .Click here for more information Metro Map in Lyon

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    by bonio Written Jan 11, 2012

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    Funicular railway, always a favourite of ours, this one up the Fourviere hill. The good news is that day tickets are valid on here.
    Enjoyed our trip!

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    Busses in Lyon

    by tweetycaro Written Mar 23, 2004

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    Public transport in lyon is really great, busses and metro. It's 1,4 € per ride.
    Check the website for further info.


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