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How to get to the ENS de Lyon ?

The ENS de Lyon is situated in the Gerland area of the 7th district of Lyon, near the Pont Pasteur bridge on the left bank of the Rhône.

  • The René Descartes site is located 15 parvis René Descartes, at the intersection of Avenue Jean Jaurès and Avenue Debourg
  • The Jacques Monod site is located 46 Allée d'Italie, between the Place des Pavillons and the Halle Tony Garnier exhibition centre Access


Public transportation

Metro / Tram : DEBOURG
Public transportation website

  • From the Lyon-Saint-Exupéry airport
    Take the Rhônexpress tram to the Part-Dieu railway station, then change to the metro (Line B), take a train for Direction Gare d'Oullins as far as the Debourg station.
  • From the Part-Dieu railway station
    Take the metro (Line B) for Direction Gare d'Oullins as far as the Debourg station.
  • From the Perrache railway station
    Take either the tram (Line T1) to either the ENS Lyon stop (for the Monod site) or the Debourg stop (for the Descartes site).

By bicycle

Click on the link to see the map of cycle paths on the Greater Lyon website.
You will also find Vélo'v public bicycle stations at:
  • Avenue Debourg - at the corner of Avenue Jean Jaurès (station #7005)
  • Opposite 219 Avenue Jean Jaurès - at the corner of rue Bollier (station #7057)
  • Place des Pavillons - in front of the Municipal Library (station #7012)
  • Place de l'Ecole - at the corner of rue de St Cloud (station #7046)
  • Halle Tony Garnier - Avenue Tony Garnier, at the corner of the new road (100 metres beyond the corner of Avenue Debourg) (station #7013)

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Accès aux sites de l'ENS de Lyon


ENS de Lyon
15 parvis René Descartes - BP 7000
69342 Lyon Cedex 07 - FRANCE
Descartes Campus : +33 (0) 4 37 37 60 00
Monod Campus : +33 (0) 4 72 72 80 00

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