Lyon Airport
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Location Map Lyon Airport


Driving Directions to Lyon Airport

Driving directions to Lyon AirportThe 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.

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.

Driving Directions to Lyon Airport from Bourg-en-Bresse (North):

  • Head south along highway A42
  • Exit at the A432 junction, which leads directly to the airport

Driving Directions to Lyon Airport from Chambery (East):

  • Head west on Highway A43 toward Lyon
  • Join the A432 and follow the signs to the airport

Driving Directions to Lyon Airport from Valence (South):

  • Head north on Highway A7 towards Lyon
  • Take highway A43 to the A432 junction and follow signs for the airport

Driving Directions to Lyon Airport from the west of Lyon:

  • From the west of Lyon, take Highway A43 in the direction of Grenoble / Chambery and then join the A432 to the airport
  • Alternatively, take highway A42 in the direction of Geneva, exiting at Junction A432 for the airport

Lyon Airport Driving Information

Tips on driving from Lyon AirportYou may find that the roads connecting Lyon Airport may experience some traffic delays during rush hour which is typically during the morning and evening and also during busy holiday periods.

If you plan on driving to Lyon Airport at peak times, be sure to allow plenty of time so that you are not late for your check-in.

Above is a map which shows where Lyon Airport is situated and all major connecting roads. You can see that Lyon Airport is easily accessible from Lyon city centre and other towns around Lyon by motorway.

Driving to Lyon Airport is very easy with car hire. Drivers are able to take major roads all the way to the Airport which is easily accessible. It is also likely that if you do decide to hire a car at Lyon Airport that the rental company will even supply you with directions on how to get in and out of Lyon Airport.