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Travel by Car from Lyon Airport

Take the A432 south, then follow the A43 or N6 into Lyon; follow the signs for “Presqu’ile”. Journey time is about 30 minutes, depending on traffic.

Buses from Lyon Airport

Catch the Satobus (Tel. +33 (0)4 72 22 72 21) from outside Terminal 2 into either Part-Dieu or Perrache train stations, where you can connect with the metro (every 20 minutes, 6am-11pm, 45 minutes, €8.20 one way or €14.20 return) Tel. +33 (0)4 72 68 71 17.

Travel by Taxi from Lyon Airport

Journey time is usually about 30 minutes. Fares to downtown Lyon cost around €55.


All of the low-cost airlines must be advised of any special needs requirements at Lyon airport at the time of booking. This can be done by phoning the relevant carriers reservation centre to make a booking.

For passengers travelling from Lyon Airport in a wheel-chair there are restrictions on the number of wheel-chairs allowed on an aircraft and failure to notify the reservations center at the time of booking may result in an airline being unable to accept the passenger for the flight reserved.

Passengers flying from Lyon Airport who own folding wheelchairs will be carried free of charge in addition to their normal baggage allowance. Passengers requiring assistance who do not have their own wheelchair may have to pay a charge directly to the wheelchair service provider at the relevant airport. Wheelchair assistance is currently provided at all Continental Airports, including Lyon Airport, by the airport, free of charge. To pre-book this service, please contact Lyon airport directly.

Many of the low cost airlines are unable to accept passengers with a level of disability which requires the presence of a care assistant unless a care assistant is travelling with the passenger and this includes Lyon Airport. A maximum of two disabled passengers can travel with one Care Assistant.

Visually Impaired Passengers.

Policies for service dogs travelling varies with each of the carriers and we recommend that you contact the relevant carrier at Lyon Airport directly for further information.

e strongly recommend that all passengers have adequate insurance cover before travelling from Lyon Airport. Our own insurance covers passengers for missed flights (subject to terms and conditions) and upon receipt of your insurance documentation you will have received a 24 hour number to contact in case of emergency.

All of the low-cost carriers out of Lyon Airport now operate their flight services on a point to point basis.This means that passengers who do not take our insurance. are not entitled to any compensation or refund if they miss a connecting flight from Lyon Airport. In some circumstances, if the connecting flight is with the same airline, the company may offer some assistance, but it is entirely at their own discretion and they are under no obligation to do so. Otherwise passengers will have to re-book on the next available flight from Lyon Airport, to their chosen destination and pay the appropriate fare.

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