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Lyon Station door sign
Lyon Station train platform

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Lyon Station is an underground station just a few steps away from Sparks Street. The station has two entrances: one located at the southwest corner of Queen and Lyon, and another built into Place de Ville, on the north side of Queen. Most STO customers travelling between Ottawa and Gatineau will transfer here.

Quick facts:

  • Opened on September 14, 2019, as part of the Line 1.
  • Located between Parliament Station (previous stop) and Pimisi Station (next stop).

Station map

Lyon station layout

Features & amenities

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Fares made easy

  • Ticket machines with video chat help
  • Fare gates at the station entrance

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Navigation and wayfinding

  • Clear signage and wayfinding
  • Illuminated “O” pylon and lantern box
  • Digital departure screens giving estimated train and bus trip times
  • Service maps
  • Free OC information phone for trip planning help and answers to all your questions
  • Map of nearby destinations (within walking distance)

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  • Dual elevators
  • Escalator
  • Audible and visual announcements
  • Tactile wayfinding tiles & platform edge indicator strips
  • Braille/tactile signage

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Cyclist amenities

  • Bicycle parking
  • Stairway bike ramp to let you easily walk your bike up and down stairs
  • Access multi-use pathway within 400 metres

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Safety and security

  • Transecure waiting area
  • Emergency phones
  • Platform edge indicator strips
  • Video camera monitoring
  • Public access defibrillators (in Transecure areas)

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Comfort and convenience

  • Free Wi-Fi from TELUS!
  • Public art

360-Degree tour

  • Easy Navigation: Simply use your mouse to explore the interior of the station. Change floors effortlessly by clicking on the 'Station Level Guide' located at the bottom left.
  • Discover Station Features: Click on the red and white ‘O’ buttons scattered around the station for detailed information about its features.
  • Tour Date: Note that this tour was recorded in March 2019. Any fencing visible in the tour has now been removed.
  • Loading Time: After pressing 'Play', please wait momentarily for the tour to load completely for an uninterrupted experience.

Stops and Service

Route Direction Stop
1 Blair East
1 Tunney’s Pasture West
R1 Blair B
R1 Tunney’s Pasture A
10 Carleton / Hurdman A
15 Gatineau C
15 Blair A
16 Main B
16 Tunney’s Pasture / Westboro A
N57 Bayshore A
N57 Rideau B
N61 Terry Fox A
N61 Rideau B
N75 Barrhaven Centre A
N75 Rideau B
(STO) Gatineau C

What’s nearby

Places of interest within 5 km

  • Library and Archives
  • Supreme Court of Canada
  • Sparks Street Mall
  • Constitution Square
  • Place de Ville
  • Several hotels: Albert at Bay Suites, Radisson, Delta, Marriot, Alt Hotel, Minto One80five, Minto Suites

Also close-by

  • Saint Patrick’s Basilica
  • Sun Life Financial Centre