The public is asked to use public transport. During the Festival, extra services will be provided on the metro, tramway and some bus lines.
On December 5, 6 and 7, unlimited travel from 4 p.m. until closing time with the "TCL en Fête" ticket (€3.10).
Public transport enquiries +33(0)4 26 10 12 12, Monday to Saturday from 5 a.m. to 12.30 a.m. and Sundays and public holidays from 6 a.m. to 12.30 a.m.
►Further information: www.tcl.fr
Why not cycle to the Festival of Lights? There are Velo’v public bicycle rental stations throughout the city centre and close suburbs. The service is available 24 hours a day and 7 days a week.
Warning : Velo’v bicycles like other personal mobility devices are not allowed in the pedestrian area of the Festival.
►Further information: https://velov.grandlyon.com/mapping
There are several Park&Ride (Parc Relais) car parks where you can park your car and take public transport to the city centre. They are reserved for users of the Lyon TCL public transport system.
During the Festival, some car parks in the city centre are closed (read below).
The festival area will be closed to traffic for all four days from 5:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Thursday 5 and Sunday 8 December and from 6:30 p.m. to midnight on Friday 6 and Saturday 7 December. This restriction also applies to motorcycles and bicycles. Only the emergency services will have access.
To help pedestrians move around easily, there will be no parking from noon to midnight on the roads between the main attractions. These are the roads affected: