Lyon St. Exupery airport is a busy one for ski travellers and business people alike. It is also home to the architectural phenomenon that is Lyon St. Exupery train station. Trains from here regularly take you to Paris, Chambery or indeed Moutiers, which is at the foot of The Three Valleys ski area.
For those flying in on a private jet there is a smaller airport close by called Lyon Bron.
From Lyon airport you can easily get to world famous resorts like Courchevel, La Tania, Meribel, Val Thorens, La Plagne, Val d’Isere, Tignes and lots more. The most convenient and smooth way to do this, of course, is in one of our private transfers.
Lyon airport is continuously investing in its infrastructure and boasts an all new Terminal 3, where you will fly from if travelling with Easyjet. Free Wifi is on offer all over the airport.
Starbucks Coffee, Alto Café, Brioche Dorée, Café Lug and Café News are a few of the splendid cafes to enjoy a coffee and croissant at Lyon Airport.
Restaurants for a hearty meal include Pizza Hut, OL Brasserie, NHube, Kyriad Restaurant and Atelier des 2 Rives.
Duty free shopping at Lyon airport is plentiful in all three of the terminals you will be able to find everything from fine Jewellery to all electronics.
With five large car parks within walking distance Lyon airport car parks are very convenient and the mid stay ones will not break the bank. Car park P0, P1, P2, P3, P4 and P5 are all on site car parks. More parking can be found further afield with 3rd party companies, which may make for very cheap parking at Lyon Airport.
Car hire is readily available at Lyon airport with the likes of Europcar, Sixt, Budget, Hertz and enterprise rent-a-car all with desks within the terminal.
One can quite easily find a taxi from or to Lyon airport. Be warned that these can be quite expensive if you don’t book in advance. Private transfers with Snowlinx will always be better value.
Airlines such as Swiss Air Lines, Easyjet, British Airways, Iberia, KLM, FlyBe, LOT Polish Airlines, Jet2, Emirates, Etihad Airways, Aer Lingus fly from London Heathrow, London Gatwick, London Luton, London Stansted, London city, Manchester airport, Liverpool airport, Dublin airport, Paris Charles de Gaulle airport, Amsterdam airport, Zurich airport, Munich airport, Dubai airport, Abu Dhabi airport etc.
If you need an overnight stay at Lyon airport there are some very nice modern hotels such as NH Lyon airport, Kyriad Lyon airport, Ibis Budget Lyon Saint Exupery and the Campanile Lyon airport.
Lyon city centre
For a comfortable nights stay in Lyon city centre you can choose from the following very nice hotels. Novotel Lyon Part Dieu, Lyon Marriott Hotel, Lyon Best Western hotel, Hotel Vaubecour, Hotel Crowne Plaza Lyon, Hotel Mercure Lyon, Sofitel Lyon, Hotel Le Royal Lyon, Villa Florentine, Hotel Carlton Lyon and Hotel Cour des Loges.
Must see attractions in Lyon include Parc de la Tete d’Or, Vieux Lyon (old town), Le Mur des Canuts, Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere, Theatres Romains de Fourviere, Quartier Renaissance Saint Jean, Room Escape Games, segway tours Lyon, Cathedral Saint Jean Baptiste, The Presqu’ile and many more.
L’institution, Café Marmot, Café J’adore, Le Kitchen Café, A Chacun sa Tasse, Starbucks coffee, La Bicycletterie, Le Grand Café de Negociants, Puzzle café, Slake Coffee House and Café Mokxa are all enjoyable establishments to enjoy some relaxation and tea or coffee within Lyon city.
Lyon city is a hub of fine dining and you can enjoy some of the best on offer at L’Archange, Takao Takano, Au 14 Fevrier Vieux Lyon, Burgundy Lounge and Le Neuvieme Art.
Some something cheap to eat in Lyon try Gourmix, Mamamia Pizza, Bollywood Tandoor or L’Epicerie.
Why not stay within the comfort of your Lyon hotel and have Deliveroo bring your favourite cuisine right to your door.