Are you trying to determine the driving distance from Lyon to some other major cities in France? For your convenience, Auto Europe has put together a table that highlights these distances in both kilometers and miles.
One of the best ways to tour the city of Lyon is by car, free from the stress and hassle public transportation often brings. Whether you're searching for the driving distance from Lyon to Paris or anywhere in between, let Auto Europe help you determine the most direct route.
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The ancient city of Lyon sits right in the Rhône-Alpes, and when you see this beautiful city by rental car, you save yourself more time to explore the rest of France! The city of Lyon is wonderful for sightseeing as it's full of hilltop churches, ancient amphitheatres, and a plethora of ancient Roman and Renaissance style architecture, all in close proximity to the Rhône and Saône rivers.
Lyon is located just under 400 km from the capital city of Paris. To get to Paris from Lyon, you can travel along the A6 route for less than 5 hours through the Burgundy mountain range. This is a terrific scenic drive if you're on your way to the City of Lights!
For a short day trip outside of France, you can visit Geneva, Switzerland in just under 3 hours. To get to Geneva from Lyon, you'll want to travel along the A43 and A41 routes. This is a gorgeous drive through the Alps, and an opportunity to visit Geneva and the lake of Lac Léman. If you'd prefer staying in France, the Rhône-Alpes city of Grenoble is just over 111 km away, and to get there in just over an hour, you'll want to drive along routes A43 and A48.
Interested in going from the Rhône-Alpes to the French Riviera? With France being the diverse country that it is, and small enough to easily get around by rental car, you can travel from Lyon to the coastal city of Nice in just under 5 hours! From Lyon to Nice, you'll want to drive along the A7 and A8 routes through the Alp mountain range until you reach the French Riviera coastline!
You can go from the mountainous city of Lyon to sitting on a warm beach in a matter of hours when you travel by rental car. When you travel by rental car, you can see the best of the French landscape along the way, at your convenience.
Still searching for information about taking a self-driven tour of France? Take a look at Auto Europe's complete guide for visiting France for answers to some of our most frequently asked questions, as well as tips and tricks for parking throughout the country. With a diverse selection of vehicles for rent, including 15-passenger vans and trendy luxury cars, Auto Europe is committed to helping make your next trip to Lyon unfold as seamlessly as possible. In addition to prestige vehicles, we are also able to help you secure a great deal on a car last minute! Whatever your needs may be, we can accommodate you. Use the intuitive search form on the left to book your car online in three, easy steps, or call us toll-free 24/7 at 1-888-223-5555 to speak with an agent directly.
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