Lyon–Saint-Exupéry Airport - LYS

Lyon, France (FR)

Getting around the airport

Two terminals

Lyon-Saint-Exupéry Airport is located 25km south-east of Lyon city centre. The passenger terminal complex has two terminals.

  • Terminals 1 and 2 are connected by a central building before security. 
  • Terminal 1 has a ground level for arrivals and an upper level for departures. Contains departures gates B and C and is also connected by an underground tunnel to a small satellite building containing the D gates which are mainly used by easyJet and Transavia France. 
  • Terminal 2 contains boarding areas Q and P on the upper level and arrivals on the lower level. Mainly used by Air France.
  • Luggage trolleys require a deposit of EUR 1 to use.
  • Wi-Fi access is available throughout the airport.
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Getting into Lyon

Train or taxi

Rhonexpress

The Rhonexpress tram gets you to and from the airport in just under 30 minutes. Trains leave every 15-30 minutes and stop at Lyon Part-Dieu Station. 

Location: Le Square, landside, ground level, down the hallway towards parking garages and Gare TGV
Cost: EUR 15.20 one-way or EUR 26.70 round-trip
Operating hours: Every 30 minutes from 04:25-06:00 and 21:00-00:00; Every 15 minutes from 06:00-21:00


Taxi

Taxis are available 24/7 outside Terminals 1, 2, and the Gare TGV on the ground level. 

Cost:
EUR 45-50 (day) or EUR 65-70 (night) to Lyon-Part-Dieu
EUR 50-55 (day) or EUR 65-70 (night) to Lyon Centre

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Showers

Available in Le Square

Showers are available at the airport. Rates are EUR 12 for the ‘Comfort’ shower and EUR 7 for the Eco shower. It includes toiletries and towels.

Location: Le Square, landside, level 1, Inquire at Espace Welcome
Hours: 06:00-23:00 daily

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Lounges

Available in both terminals

Air France Lounge

Wi-Fi, flight monitor, premium dining.

Terminal 2, after security, level 2, boarding area at Le Patio, near Gate 21B
Hours: 05:40-22:00 daily

Salon Mont Blanc

Refreshments, Wi-Fi, reading, and television available.

Terminal 1, after security, level 1, departures
Hours: 05:00-22:45 daily

Confluence Lounge

Terminal 1, after security, level 1
Hours: 05:00-21:00 daily

Hegoa Lounge

Terminal 1, after security, level 2, near gate 21
Hours: 06:00-21:00 daily

Salon Solano

Terminal 2, after security, level 2, next to gate 21
Hours:
05:00-21:30 Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat and Sun
05:00-20:00 Tue and Thu

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On-Airport Hotel

Day room options

The new NH Lyon Airport hotel can be accessed directly from Terminal 1 and is 30 minutes from the centre of Lyon. There are 245 rooms, a first-class French restaurant, and gym, sauna, and steam room. Rooms start at EUR 144 per night. Day rooms are available by availability.

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Play area

For young children

Small play areas are available in Terminals 1 and 2 to keep children occupied before your flight.

Terminal 1, airside, level 2, gate 15
Terminal 2, airside, level 2, gate 21

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