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Le Vaporetto, river shuttle on the Saône

Transport and transfers

Last updated date : 22/03/2024

Embark aboard the Vaporetto for a 1h20 cruise or take the Vaporetto as a gentle and ecological means of transport!  4 stops are served, ideally positioned to visit the best sites: Basilica of Fourvière, Old Lyon...

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Travel with the yachts of Lyon on the Saône from Vaise district, pass by Trainstation Saint-Paul, the Bellecour district, and rejoin the waterway at Confluence, where you can enjoy the recreational area and participate in cultural activities and sports. Travel to the front of the boat by taking advantage of the outdoor benches!

The journey takes less than 30 minutes, with departures every hour :
- Confluence station (14 Quai Antoine Riboud 69002 Lyon - opposite the Confluence shopping centre)
- Bellecour station (11 Quai des Célestins 69002 Lyon)
- Saint Paul station (16 Quai de Bondy 69005 Lyon)
- Vaise station (9 Quai Arloing 69009 Lyon)

The shuttle is equipped with a diesel-electric hybrid engine that saves 40% diesel. The interior of the shuttle is furnished with benches. The crew consists of hostess members who are willingly at your service. The placement will be made according to the available places

Every Wednesday, take an aperitif and afterwork break on board the Vaporetto and set off on a gourmet and festive mini-cruise between the Rhône and Saône.

Practical information


Halte / Stop 9 Quai Arloing (Vaise) - Halte / Stop 16 Quai de Bondy (Gare Saint-Paul) Halte / Stop 11 Quai des Célestins - 69002 Lyon 2ème


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Adult: €5
Child 5-12 years old: €3
Free < 5 years old and with Lyon City Card.


From 01/03 to 31/12/2024 between 1.30 pm and 6.50 pm.
Closed exceptionally on December 25th.
The Vaporetto sails every day during the Christmas holidays.
APRIL - MAY - JUNE: Wednesday to Sunday
SCHOOL HOLIDAYS (Easter/Summer/Midsummer and Christmas): 7 days a week
JANUARY - FEBRUARY: Winter break
Afterwork: Wednesday from 8 PM to 9 PM.

Additional information

Confluence stop - Leisure centre - 69002 Lyon
Bellecour stop - Quai des Célestins- 69002 Lyon
Gare Saint Paul stop - Quai Bondy - 69005 Lyon
Vaise stop - 69009

Transport and transfers

Le Vaporetto, river shuttle on the Saône

Halte / Stop 9 Quai Arloing (Vaise) - Halte / Stop 16 Quai de Bondy (Gare Saint-Paul) Halte / Stop 11 Quai des Célestins - 69002 Lyon 2ème

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