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A6 autoroute
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Route information
Part of E 5 / E 15 / E 21 / E 50 / E 60
Maintained by DIR Centre-Est between Lyon and Limonest; APRR between Limonest and Cély; DIR île-De-France between Cély and Paris
Length: 445.6 km (276.9 mi)
Existed: 1960 – present
Major junctions
West end: Paris (Porte d' Italie & Porte de Gentilly)
Highway system

Autoroutes of France

The A6, also called the Autoroute du Soleil (Autoroute of the Sun) along with the A7 in French, is an autoroute (motorway) in France. It links Paris with Lyon. It is used as part of the main road between Paris and Southern France. It joins onto the A7 towards Marseille. The autoroute is the third longest in France, after the A10 and the A4. It is about 446 kilometres (277 mi) long.

Exits and junctions

# Destinations Notes
Boulevard Périphérique Intérieur - Porte d'Arcueil northbound exit and southbound entrance
RN20 - Porte d'Orléans northbound exit and southbound entrance
Boulevard Périphérique Extérieur northbound exit and southbound entrance
slow vehicles; all directions (A6b south) southbound exit and northbound entrance
A6b north - Metz; Nancy; Lille; Villejuif; Arcueil; Périphérique east; Porte d'Italie northbound exit and southbound entrance
A106 south - Aéroport Orly southbound exit and northbound entrance
3 Rungis southbound exit and northbound entrance
A10 south - Palaiseau; Étampes; Bordeaux; Nantes; Massy; Longjumeau southbound exit and northbound entrance
A6b north - Versailles; Antony; Lille; Metz; Nancy; Rungis; Aéroport Orly; Créteil northbound exit and southbound entrance; A6a becomes A6 southbound and begins northbound
to A10 - Palaiseau; Massy; Wissous (A126) northbound exit and southbound entrance
5 Chilly-Mazarin; Morangis; Longjumeau
6 Savigny-sur-Orge; Épinay-sur-Orge; Morsang-sur-Orge; Sainte-Geneviève-des-Bois
7 Viry-Châtillon; Fleury-Mérogis (N445) southbound exit and northbound entrance
7.1 Grigny; Ris-Orangis; Viry-Châtillon (N440; N441)
N104 west to A13; to A10 - Rouen; Bordeaux; Nantes; Versailles; Évry-Centre; Courcouronnes; Bondoufle (N440; N441; N449)
N104 east to A5; to A1 - Troyes; Corbeil-Essonnes; Sénart; Melun; Marne-la-Vallée; Lisses-Centre; Évry; Courcouronnes (N446)
9 Villabé; Évry-Lisses Z.I.; Mennecy
10 Corbeil-Essonnes-Centre; Mennecy (N191) northbound exit and southbound entrance
11 Le Coudray-Montceaux; Mennecy; Auvernaux southbound exit and northbound entrance
12 Saint-Fargeau-Ponthierry (N337) southbound exit and northbound entrance
to N7 - Fontainebleau (N37) southbound exit and northbound entrance
13 Étampes; Melun; Milly-la-Forêt
14 Malesherbes (N152)
15 Fontainebleau (N7 north) northbound exit and southbound entrance
16 Montereau-Fault-Yonne; Nemours
A77 south - Nevers; Montargis southbound exit and northbound entrance
17 E60 west - Montargis; Orléans; Courtenay; Villeneuve-sur-Yonne (N60)
A19 to A5 - Paris; Sens; Troyes
18 Joigny; Toucy; Villeneuve-sur-Yonne; Charny; Châteaurenard
19 Auxerre; Joigny; Migennes (N6)
20 Tonnerre; Auxerre (N65)
21 Nitry; Montbard; Vézelay; Tonnerre
22 Avallon; Saulieu (N146)
23 Bierre-lès-Semur; Semur-en-Auxois; Saulieu; Montbard
A38 - Dijon; Autun; Saulieu; Pouilly-en-Auxois
24 Beaune-Centre; Savigny-lès-Beaune; Beaune-Saint-Nicolas (N74)
A31 to A36; to A5 - Lille; Metz; Nancy; Besançon; Dijon (E60 east)
24.1 Beaune-Centre; Chagny; Beaune-Hospices (N470)
25 Chalon-Nord; Chalon-sur-Saône; Autun; Châtenoy-le-Royal; Chagny
26 Chalon-Sud; Chalon-sur-Saône; Le Creusot; Montceau-les-Mines; Lons-le-Saunier (N80)
27 Tournus (N6)
28 Mâcon-Nord; Mâcon; Bourg-en-Bresse; Pont-de-Vaux (N72)
A40 - Milan; Geneva; Bourg-en-Bresse southbound exit and northbound entrance
29 Mâcon-Sud; Mâcon; Moulins; Charnay-lès-Mâcon; Thoissey; Cluny; Charolles (N79)
30 Belleville; Thoissey; Châtillon-sur-Chalaronne
31 Villefranche-sur-Saône; Jassans-Riottier
32 Anse; Quincieux southbound exit and northbound entrance (no toll-free access)
33 Limonest; Dardilly; Porte de Lyon beginning of a toll-free, publicly managed section (south)
34 Techlid; Champagne-Au-Mont-D'or
35 Écully; Dardilly; Champagne-Au-Mont-D'or; La Duchère
36 Tassin-La-Demi-Lune; RN7 towards A89
37 Tassin-La-Demi-Lune northbound exit, southbound and northbound entrances
39a Vieux Lyon
39b Lyon-Centre, Perrache towards south only, no northbound exit
39c Lyon-Part-Dieu

A6b

# Destinations Notes
Périphérique outer - Metz; Nancy; Lille northbound exit and southbound entrance
1 Porte d'Italie northbound exit and southbound entrance
2 D61 - Villejuif; Arcueil; Le Kremlin-Bicêtre northbound exit and southbound entrance
A6a north - Rouen; Paris-Centre; Périphérique inner; Porte d'Orléans northbound exit and southbound entrance
A106 south - Aéroport Orly southbound exit and northbound entrance
3 Rungis southbound exit and northbound entrance
A86 west; N186 west - Antony; l'Haÿ-les-Roses; Versailles; Fresnes; Chevilly-Larue northbound exit and southbound entrance
A86 east; N186 east - Lille; Metz; Nancy; Créteil; Aéroport Orly; other sectors of Rungis no southbound exit
A10 south - Palaiseau; Étampes; Bordeaux; Nantes; Massy; Longjumeau southbound exit and northbound entrance
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