From Perouges to Bugey

Come to our place

Located 40km from Lyon, in Ain, our territory from Pérouges to Bugey is easily accessible because it is ideally served by various means of transport. Once there, a vehicle will still be necessary because our territory is vast to discover! 

To come

By car

From Pérouges to Bugey is served by the A42 motorways from Lyon, A40 from Geneva or Mâcon, A39 from Strasbourg, A6 from Paris and A7 from Marseille. 

Some ideas for trips:  

  • Lyon to Pérouges or Meximieux: 40 min (40 km)
  • Lyon to Ambérieu-en-Bugey: 50 min (57 km) 
  • Lyon to Montagnieu: 50 min (65 km) 
  • Lyon to Chaley: 1 hour (80 km)
voiture ancienne

By train

Daily connections from Lyon with the stations:

  • from Ambérieu-en-Bugey – 25 minutes (for direct journeys) – One train every hour
  • from Meximieux-Pérouges – between 17 minutes (for direct journeys) and 30 minutes – a train every 1 to 2 hours
  • from Saint-Rambert-en-Bugey – 35 minutes (be careful, few trains per day)
  • from Tenay – 40 minutes (be careful, few trains per day)
  • Paris is 2h30 from Ambérieu-en-Bugey for the shortest journeys. 
  • Geneva is 1h30 from Ambérieu-en-Bugey with a direct train. 

You can check the timetables on the website of

Many regional trains connect Ambérieu-en-Bugey to Annecy, Aix-les-Bains, Grenoble… You can consult the timetables on the website TER Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes. 

train musée du cheminot

Access map from Meximieux-Pérouges station to the medieval city on foot

To discover the medieval city of Pérouges from the train.

By bus

The network serves our territory with several more or less regular lines. By going to the Grand Site website, you can make your journey and know your stops. 

You will find the timetables of the main lines by consulting the links below:  

  • Line A 27 from Ambérieu-en-Bugey to Bourg-en-Bresse: schedule 
  • Line n°132 which connects Lyon to Meximieux in 1h10: schedule
  • Line n°137 from Ambérieu-en-Bugey to Nantua: schedule 
  • Line n°140 from Ambérieu-en-Bugey to Hauteville-Lompnes: schedule 
  • Line n°149 from Ambérieu-en-Bugey to Lhuis: schedule 

The city of Ambérieu-en-Bugey offers a public transport service: the TAM network offers several lines to be found on the Ambérieu-en-Bugey website


En Touquan

Want to take full advantage of the riches of our territory without transport constraints?

TOUQUAN, the on-demand transportation service, opens the doors to free and authentic exploration.

Explore at your own pace, according to your desires and interests. TOUQUAN accompanies you from Monday to Friday, from 9 a.m. to 17 p.m. (excluding public holidays), to take you to the must-see sites, picturesque villages and hidden treasures from Pérouges to Bugey.

An accessible and economical service for everyone:

Single price of €2 per journey, regardless of the distance traveled.

Up to 20 trips per month (or 10 round trips) for maximum discovery.

Reservation required by telephone on 04 8000 7000.

By carpool

By plane

Airport Lyon Sant-Exupery is 35 minutes from our territory by car. It connects more than 130 direct destinations. Car rentals are available on site. The airport is also linked to the Gare de Lyon by public transport.

UNUSUAL! A shared plane service is available between Lyon and the Pérouges flying club. Flights are possible from Lyon. To get information on wingly

avion de tourisme à l'aéroclub de Pérouges

To circulate

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