Lyon-Saint Exupéry Airport
Lyon-Saint Exupéry Airport, named after the French pilot and author Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, consists of two runways and three terminals. Next to this, the airport has its own railway station (Gare de Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV) and is therefore easily accessible by train.
Where is Lyon-Saint Exupéry Airport situated?
The airport is located east of the biggest city of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region. The airport can be reached via exit 3, 4 and 5 of Autoroute A432, Lyon-Saint Exupéry Airport is located parallel to this motorway.
How many terminals does Lyon-Saint Exupéry Airport have?
The airport has three terminals, namely T2, T1 Hall A and T1 Hall B. Terminal 3 has been destroyed in favour of the beautiful Terminal 1 Hall B.
The distance from Lyon-Saint Exupéry Airport to the centre of Lyon is 28 kilometres. By car, it takes 30 minutes to get to the centre of Lyon.
From LYS Airport to Lyon City centre by Car
It is possible to travel to and from Lyon-Saint Exupéry Airport by public transport. If you opt for public transport to and from Lyon-Saint Exupéry Airport you can travel by tram. Visit the Lyon-Saint Exupéry Airport transportation page for the possibilities.
A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Lyon-Saint Exupéry Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Lyon is about € 70.-. Book your taxi at Lyon-Saint Exupéry Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.
From LYS Airport to Lyon City centre by Taxi
At Lyon-Saint Exupéry Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Hertz, Thrifty (The Hertz Corporation), Avis, Budget, Europcar, Enterprise, National (Enterprise Holdings), Alamo (Enterprise Holdings), Sixt and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.
At the airport
Departures and arrivals
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Which airlines fly from and to Lyon-Saint Exupéry Airport?
We offer you a list of airlines at Lyon-Saint Exupéry Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:
- HOP! (A5)
- easyJet (U2)
- TUI fly Belgium (TB)
- Vueling (VY)
- Transavia France (TO)
Hotels near the airport
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Things to do
It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near Lyon-Saint Exupéry Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!
Sightseeing Cruise, Ile Barbe and Historical District
Journey through 2,000 years of history and immerse yourself in the sights of Lyon on a 1-hour cruise through the historic center. Discover an oasis of greenery better known as the "'Île Barbe" and marvel as a myriad delights unfold before your eyes.
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