Flights from Lyon

Flights from Lyon

Lyon-Saint Exupéry Airport is an international airport based 11 miles southeast of Lyon city centre.

Travel to and from Lyon–Saint-Exupéry Airport

IATA code: LYS

Name: Lyon–Saint-Exupéry Airport

Address: 69125 Colombier-Saugnieu, France

Telephone: +33 826 80 08 26


Lyon Airport has 5 car parks with over 10,000 parking spaces, available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. A free shuttle bus service runs between the car parks and the terminal buildings every 10-15 minutes.

Public Transport

Daily train services run between the TGV station at Lyon Airport and various cities in France and Northern Italy. There are bus and coach services at the airport, which will take you to a number of destinations in the Rhône-Alpes region. The Rhônexpress tram service, which runs every 15 minutes, reaches Lyon city centre in half an hour.


A taxi will take you from Lyon Airport to the city centre in around 25-30 minutes. There is a taxi rank located in front of Terminal 1, where taxis operate 24-7. Depending on the time of day you choose to travel, a taxi is likely to cost you between €45- €60.

Car Hire

If you’re planning on travelling further afield on your Lyon holiday, it might be advisable to hire a car. Several car rental companies operate from Lyon Airport, including Avis. You can find the desks for these companies in Terminal 1, and free shuttle buses will take you to the car hire areas.