| Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 2016

Language Translation: Bing | Google
learn travel teach Center for Global Education at UCLA


France has one of the densest networks in the world with Paris as its center with high numbers of passengers. Most people living in urban areas used public transport at least once a month. For many visitors getting around the country by train, bus, and metro is easy and convenient. Also, your travels can become simpler by downloading an app and viewing your options, such as citymapper,covering 8 French cities, including Lyon. You can plan your journey, find timetables, and check for disruptions by using this app.

Another app, SNCF (French rail company) is useful if you are taking a longer trip by train. Their app, Assistant SNCF, provides integrated maps, a journey planner, and live updates. The app is great if you are traveling by any kind of train since this covers RER, commuter trains, buses, light rail, TER regional trans, the TGV, and Intercity trains. For city-specific apps, check out the following information:


We welcome any questions, feedback, or suggestions you may have regarding this website or other resources. Please contact us.