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Contacts and Access

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Contacts

The CRAL is located at the two places.

  • The site Charles André, the historical site of the Observatoire de Lyon in Saint-Genis-Laval, on the outskirts of Lyon.
    Address : 9 avenue Charles André, 69230 Saint-Genis-Laval
    Phone : +33 478 868 383

 

  • The site Jacques Monod, the Monod site of the École Nationale Supérieure of Lyon, in the 7th district of Lyon
    Address : 46 allée d’Italie, 69007 Lyon
    Phone : +33 472 728 000

Access to the site Charles André

Address : 9 avenue Charles André, 69230 Saint-Genis-Laval
45° 41’ 39.5" N, 4° 46’ 58.8" E (Latitude: 45.694306, Longitude: 4.783)

 

By public transportation

Take the tram RhôneExpress at the aeroport to the railway station Lyon Part-Dieu.

 

Take the subway line B to the stop Gare d’Oullins (terminus), then take one of the following options with the bus (in still using the same metro ticket).

Bus Option 1. From the exit of the subway, walk straight 280m (4mns) "rue d’Orsel" to reach "Grande Rue" to take the bus C10 (Bellecour - Saint Genis Barolles) at the bus station Orsel and exit the bus at the stop St Genis Laval Centre. Then one needs to walk 1.2km (18mns) to reach the CRAL.
The bus C10 runs every 10mns or so.

Bus Option 2. From the subway exit, on left, take the bus 78 (Gare d’Oullins - Gare de Givors Ville), and exit the bus at the stop Observatoire. Then one needs to walk 600m (9mns) to reach the CRAL
This bus is quite infrequent, so in the morning there are really only a few options: 08:20, 08:50, 09:20 or 10:10.

 

Bus Option 3.Take the bus C10 (Bellecour - Saint Genis Barolles), and exit the bus at the stopt St Genis Laval Centre. Then one needs to walk 1.2km (18mns) to reach the CRAL.
The bus C10 runs every 10mns or so.

 

By car

From the motorway A450 exit 6A "St Genis Laval centre" then follow Centre Ville and Observatoire.

 

Access to the site Jacques Monod

Address : 46 allée d’Italie, 69007 Lyon
45° 43’ 48.0" N, 4° 49’ 37.8" E (Latitude: 45.73, Longitude: 4.827167)

The access is fully detailed on the web page of the ENS of Lyon