At 1h30 from Paris by TGV, 1h40 from Geneva by car and 45 minutes from Lyon, Mâcon, at the crossroads of Europe, is an accessible and particularly well-served destination.

The town has a TGV station, Mâcon Loché, a TER station, Mâcon ville, and is located at the junction of the A6 motorway linking Paris to Lyon and the A40 motorway linking Mâcon to Passy in Haute-Savoie via Geneva. For those who travel by air, Saint-Exupéry airport is 1 hour away.

Finally, yachtsmen can call at the marina and travellers on private flights can land at the Mâcon Charnay aerodrome.

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You come by bike

  • The Voie Bleue, Moselle-Saône is a cycle path that leads to Lyon from Sierck-les-Bains in Moselle via Mâcon.
  • The Voie Verte is another cycle route that takes you from Chalon-sur-Saône via Cluny to Mâcon.

You come by train

  • The TER station of Mâcon ville is served by the TER lines Dijon-Lyon or Valence-Mâcon.
  • Mâcon Loché TGV station is served by more than 10 direct lines, notably from Metz and Paris in the north, Montpellier and Nice in the south and Chambéry in the east.

You come by boat

  • In Mâcon, the Saône River flows through the city and is used by cruisers and yachtsmen. For a stopover in the city, the Mâcon marina, located in the heart of a park dedicated to leisure and sports, has 420 berths with direct access to the river. Contact the port
  • Find out about the flood levels of the Saône on the City of Mâcon's website or contact the Mâcon Navigation Service: 33 (0)3 85 38 02 02

You come by car

  • Via the A6 (Paris - Marseille): exit Mâcon sud (exit 29), exit Mâcon nord (exit 28)
  • From the A40: Mâcon exit (exit 1)
  • By the Route Centre Europe Atlantique (N79): exit Mâcon Sud

You come by plane

  • Mâcon-Charnay aerodrome. Tel. 03 85 34 58 53 - [email protected]
  • Saint-Exupéry airport (Lyon Satolas), shuttle bus (Rhônexpress) between the airport and Lyon Part-Dieu station, then take the train to Mâcon Ville (trains approximately every hour).

You come on foot

Southern Burgundy is criss-crossed by a number of major routes, including the GR76D, the Pilgrim's Way to Santiago de Compostela and the Pilgrim's Way to Assisi.

Getting around

By bus

  • To get around Mâcon and the surrounding area, the transport network Tema has 7 regular urban lines, including the E line which connects the TGV Mâcon Loché station to the SNCF station.
  • To travel in Saône-et-Loire, create your itinerary using the search engine available on the site Mobigo which centralises the various means of public transport in the Department.

By bike

Hire a bike for your journeys in the area! A fleet of bicycles and electrically-assisted bicycles is available at nine rental stations in nine municipalities in the area.

By the transport on demand service

From Monday to Saturday, reach all the villages of the Mâconnais from Mâcon, thanks to the Agglomeration's transport on demand service.

  • Mâcon-Ville / Village station: departures at 8.30am - 12.30pm - 5.30pm
  • Village / Mâcon-Ville station: returns at 9.30am (arrival at 10am) - 1.45pm (arrival at 2.15pm) - 6.15pm (arrival at 6.45pm)

Reservation by telephone the day before your trip, before 5pm, on 0 800 35 00 34 (freephone number)

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