Opening hours & access

Welcome to Alliance Française de Lyon !

Do you want to register to our French courses ?
Do you want to take an official exam ? Do you need information
on how to learn French in France ? Do you want to get your student card
& enjoy the advantages of the student status in your new city ?
Come & meet us !

Opening hours for June 2020

Courses have started again since June 2nd, with specific health & organization conditions. Information & registration for courses : open on Mondays-Thursdays from 9am to 12.30pm. Information & registration for exams: open on Fridays from 9am to 12.30pm except in August (closed all the month)

Usual opening hours – Not applicable for summer 2020

Opening to the public

Monday, Wednesday & Friday 8.30am – 5.30pm
Tuesday & Thursday 8.30am – 6.30pm

Course Registration

Monday, Wednesday & Friday 8.45am-5.30pm
Tuesday 8.45am – 6.30pm
Thursday 2pm – 6.30pm (closed in the morning)

Exams Registration

Tuesday 2pm – 5pm
Friday 9am – 12pm

Tutoring & Student Status

Monday & Thursday 9.30 am– 12pm


Monday & Wednesday 8.30am – 12.45pm & 1.45pm-5.45pm
Tuesday & Thursday 8.30am – 12.45pm & 1.45pm-7pm
Friday 8.30-12.45pm


French Language School

How do I get to Alliance Française ?

Located in the heart of the city, the Alliance Française Lyon is in the 3rd district of Lyon, 300 meters away from the banks of the Rhône river.

Address : 11, rue Pierre Bourdan – 69003 Lyon – France
Tel. : +33 (0)4 78 95 24 72
Fax : +33 (0)4 78 60 77 28

It is easily accessible by public transportation and Lyon Part-Dieu train station is at only 10-minute walk.

By subway

Line B: stop Place Guichard or stop Saxe-Gambetta
Line D: stop Guillotière

By tram

Line T1: stop Liberté

See also