Lyon is a city in east-central France, in the region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes. The city is known for its cuisine and gastronomy. For its historical landmarks Lyon is on the UNESCO World Heritage Site list. The city is also known for its famous light festival, Fête des Lumières (every 8-11 December)
Parking in Lyon
Lyon is not car-friendly so if you arrive by car, use one of the many city-centre car parks or one the many park and ride locations on the outskirts of Lyon with excellent transport to the city centre. Visitors can also opt for limited street parking.
On-street parking Lyon
In the inner city of Lyon chargeable parking applies from:
- monday-saturday : 09.00-19.00 uur
- max parking duration : 1 hour 30 min
- parking rate: : 1st hour € 2,00, 1,5 hours € 5,00
First 15 minutes are free of charge. On street parking is also free of charge on sundays and national celebration days as well as the entire holiday month August, except the inner city.
Parking Quai Romain Holland
On quai Romain Rolland, Lyon 5e paid a special flat rate of € 3,00 is applicable in the evening from 19.00 hours till 09.00 hours, even in august.
Car parks Lyon
Unlimited parking is set to car parks in the city centre. Parking rates in public car parks : € 1.65-1.95/hour, daily maximum € 15.50. Special rates apply for evening and overnight parking (€ 4.55). Read more.
Lyon is not car-friendly so if you arrive by car, you are advised to park on one of the many P+R locations on the outskirts of the town. Public transport is excellent. The city of Lyon offers, in co-operation with the public transport of Lyon free parking.