Lyon Airport
General Information

LYS - Lyon Airport


Lyon Airport BP 113, Lyon-Saint Exupery Aeroport 69125
Telephone Number + +33 825 106 969
Airport Code LYS


Lyon Airport Information

Information on Lyon AirportLyon Airport is one of the most modern and well-equipped airports in France. The Lyon Saint Exupery Airport is based approximately 15 miles east of Lyon city centre, close to Azieu, Janneyrias, La Plaine, Saint Laurent-de-Mure and Saugnieu.

Lyon Airport provides great access to the popular and beautiful Rhone Alps region of France, with over 7 million  passengers passing through the Airport per annum.

The Airport consists of three terminals where Terminals 1 and 2 are joined by a central connecting hall and Terminal 3 is located adjacent to Terminal 1. The distance between the terminals can be covered on foot although a free shuttle bus service does run between the terminals and car parks at Lyon Airport.

Lyon Airport can be accessed via the Junctions on the A432 which links both the A42 to the north and the A43 to the south.

The airport is near to a number of prominent towns and villages such as Saint-Bonnet-de-Mure to the south, Pusignan to the north and Meyzieu to the north-west. To the east lie Charvieu-Chavagneux, Colombier-Sangnieu, Pont-de-Chéruy and Tignieu-Jameyzieu.

Lyon Airport Car Hire

Car hire at Lyon AirportThere are 5 major car hire companies to choose from should you wish to hire a car at Lyon Airport. All corresponding offices are situated at Lyon Airport.

Car hire companies based at Lyon Airport are:

Avis at Lyon Airport - Europcar at Lyon Airport - Hertz at Lyon Airport - National/Citer at Lyon Airport - Sixt at Lyon Airport

Lyon Airport Flights

Flights to Lyon AirportLyon Airport handles several direct flights from European destinations including Italy, Morocco, Portugal, Spain, and the United Kingdom. UK destinations include London Gatwick, London Heathrow, Manchester and Stansted. Languedoc destinations include Barcelona, Ibiza and Madrid.

To find out more information on flights to Lyon Airport, follow the links below that will take you through to the dedicated pages regarding your chosen route and where you will also be able to check timetables, fares and book a flight online for:

UK Flights : Gatwick to Lyon - Heathrow to Lyon - Manchester to Lyon - Stansted to Lyon

Languedoc Flights : Ibiza to Lyon - Madrid to Lyon

Lyon Airport Arrivals

Lyon Airport ArrivalsInformation is provided here for live flight arrivals at Lyon Airport.

Depending upon where the flights are arriving from, passengers will either be arriving at Terminal 1 or Terminal 2. Terminals 1 deals mainly with international flights whereas Terminal 2 handles the majority of domestic flights. Terminal 3 is mainly served by the airline company Easyjet.

In either case, the arrivals halls at Lyon Airport are located on level 1 at Terminals 1 and 2.

Arrivals are well handled and you are unlikely to experience any hold-ups with passport or customs checks.

Lyon Airport Departures

Lyon Airport DeparturesWe provide information on live flight departures at Lyon Airport here.

Depending upon your destination, passengers will either be departing from Terminal 1, Terminal 2 or Terminal 3. Terminal 2 deals mainly with domestic flights whereas Terminals 1 and 3 handle international flights. Easyjet are one of the only airlines that operate out of Terminal 3.

In either case, the departures halls are located on level 2 of the Terminal buildings where the majority of the facilities at Lyon Airport can be found.

Lyon Airport Taxis

Taxis at Lyon AirportTaxis are available directly outside Lyon Airport and are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The taxi rank is located adjacent to terminal 1.

Taxis at Lyon Airport provide quick and convenient access to Lyon city centre and many other popular destinations including the many ski resorts throughout the year. Taxis are also available for passengers with reduced mobility and people with visual impairments with guide dogs.

Methods of payment include a bank card (as long as the relevant logo is displayed in the taxi) Cheque (unless otherwise stated) and of course cash.

Taxis at Lyon Airport can be reached on +33 478 553 431

Lyon Airport Buses

Buses at Lyon AirportSatobus offers an extensive variety of bus services with bus stops located in the very centre of Lyon Airport. For detailed information, visit our dedicated page on bus services at Lyon Airport.

Lyon Airport Trains

Lyon TrainsLyon Airport has a direct link with the magnificent high speed TGV train service. The train station at Lyon Airport is situated opposite the P6 car parking facility.

Daily services run to 12 different towns and cities in France and 3 cities in Northern Italy. These destinations consist of seven towns in Rhône-Alpes, four towns in Provence and Paris-Gare de Lyon (ten return trips per day) from the airport's Lyon-Saint Exupéry train Station.The 3 stops in Italy are Oulx, Turin and Milan.

Several SNCF information points are located at Lyon Airport where automatic ticket machines are also available for passengers to use.

For further information visit where you can view the website in english.

Alternatively contact Lyon Airport direct on +33 426 007 007

Lyon Airport Parking

Parking at Lyon AirportShort term and long term car parking facilities are available at Lyon Airport. To find out more about parking at Lyon Airport visit our information page on car parking at Lyon Airport.


Lyon Airport Information

Lyon Airport InformationThere are a number of passenger services available at Lyon Airport including a bank, currency exchange and a VIP lounge. Follow the link above to visit our general information page which has further details.

Lyon Airport Driving Directions

Driving directions to and from Lyon AirportHere we provide a location map of Lyon Airport and also information on driving directions for Lyon Airport.


Lyon Airport Shops

Lyon airport shoppingThere is a good choice of shops that are available to passengers passing through Lyon Airport. Here we have an information page for shops at Lyon Airport.


Lyon Airport Bars & Restaurants

Lyon Airport RestaurantsThere is a good choice of places to eat and drink and for further information visit our dedicated page on bars and restaurants at Lyon Airport.


Weather at Lyon Airport

weather at Lyon AirportFollow this link for weather in Lyon to obtain a 5 and 10 day forecast and for information on the climate you can expect to find at Lyon Airport.