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Nyon Information

Getting There -- Nyon lies directly on the rail lines that connect Geneva with Lausanne. Trains depart from both those larger cities for Nyon every 30 minutes throughout the day.

Call tel. 0900/300-300 for train schedules.

Nyon is connected by bus to a handful of other French-speaking towns to its northwest, few of which have railway junctions of their own. There are also bus connections from Nyon's railway station to Geneva several times throughout the day. Despite these buses, most travelers arrive in Nyon by train. For bus schedules, contact the tourist office .

If you're driving, head west from Lausanne, or east from Geneva, along N1.

In addition, there are a handful of lake steamers that travel in summer (May to September) between Geneva and Lausanne, stopping briefly in Nyon. Trip time by boat from Lausanne to Nyon is 2 1/2 hours. For information and reservations, contact CGN (Compagnie Général de Navigation), 17 av. de Rhodanie, in Lausanne (tel. 0848-811-848).

Visitor Information -- The Nyon Tourist Information Office, at 7, av. Viollier (tel. 022/361-62-61), is open May 29 to September 20, Monday to Friday from 8:30am to noon and 2 to 5:30pm, and Saturday and Sunday from 9:30am to noon and 1 to 6pm; off season Monday to Friday from 8:30am to noon and 2 to 5:30pm.