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How to get a ride with Uber from Lyon–Saint-Exupéry Airport
Open your app to request a ride
When you’re ready, open your app to request a ride. Choose the option that suits your group size and luggage needs.
Follow directions in the app
You’ll get directions about pickup points directly in the app. Signs might also be available at the airport.
Meet your driver
Go to your assigned pickup location as specified by the app. Please note, this location may not always be at your nearest exit. If you can’t find your driver, contact them through the app.
Lyon Airport tips
Lyon Airport wifi
Lyon Airport offers free wifi to passengers in all terminals.
Lyon Airport parking
There are 7 car parks at Lyon Airport, including short-term, long-term, express dropoff, and pickup, as well as 2 covered parking areas.
Lyon Airport luggage storage
Lyon Airport’s luggage storage facility can be found at Espace Welcome - Le Square - Level 1. Luggage wrapping is also available, in addition to a cloakroom service and a key/document drop.
Top questions from riders
- Can I request a ride with Uber at Lyon Airport?
Uber is available at Lyon Airport, so you can enjoy a convenient and comfortable trip to wherever you need to go.
- Where is the Uber Lyon Airport pickup location?
Uber pickup locations at airports are subject to change, so to find your pickup location, always check the Uber app after you request a ride.
- How much are Uber prices for LYS Airport?
Uber prices to and from Lyon Airport may be affected by time, traffic, and other factors. Check the Uber price estimator in the Uber app for approximate trip prices.
- How long will it take to get a pickup through Uber?
When you go to request a ride, the app will provide an estimate of how long it will take for your driver to arrive at the pickup location.
Lyon Airport visitor information
Uber is a great choice for people departing from or arriving to Lyon–Saint Exupéry Airport. It is an important departure point for passengers from France’s southeast quarter, having welcomed around 10 million passengers in 2017. Located about 30 kilometers (19 miles) east of Lyon, it is easily accessible for people traveling to and from the city center, as well as the areas of Grenoble and Chambéry. Lyon Airport is about a 30-minute drive from Lyon city center, perfect for holidaymakers and professionals alike.
Lyon Airport terminals
Lyon Airport has 2 terminals that are connected by a large hall. In both terminals, arrivals are located on Level 1 and departures on Level 2. You can plan your trip using the information below.
LYS Terminal 1
- Aer Lingus
- Aigle Azur
- Air Algérie
- Air Arabia Maroc
- Air Austral
- Air Malta
- Air Méditerranée
- Air VIA
- Austrian (Tyrolean)
- BMI Regional
- British Airways
- Brussels Airlines
- Brussels (Flybe)
- Bulgarian Air Charter
- Europe Airpost
- Iberia (Air Nostrum)
- Lufthansa Regional (Eurowings)
- Lufthansa Regional (Lufthansa CityLine)
- Onur Air
- Scandinavian (Cimber)
- Swiss International (Helvetic)
- Swiss International (Swiss European)
- TAP Air Portugal
- Transavia.com France
- Ukraine International
LYS Terminal 2
- Air France
- Air France (Air Corsica)
- Air France (Airlinair)
- Air France (Brit Air)
- Air France (Régional)
- Air Transat
- Chalair Aviation
- KLM (KLM Cityhopper)
- Royal Air Maroc
- Transaero Airlines
- XL Airways France
Lyon Airport restaurants
LYS Airport has plenty of cafes and restaurants to satisfy hungry travelers, with full meals, fast food, snacks, hot and cold beverages, and alcoholic drinks all available. Both terminals contain multiple food outlets before and after the security zones, so there are lots of different options to explore.
Things to do at LYS
A wide variety of shops to peruse at Lyon–Saint-Exupéry Airport include duty-free areas in both terminals offering products from many well-known brands, as well as stores selling last-minute travel items. In addition, numerous children’s play areas can be found in both Terminal 1 and Terminal 2.
Lyon Airport lounge areas
There are also several lounges where you can relax before a flight, including the Confluence Lounge and the Mont Blanc Lounge in Terminal 1, and the Europa Lounge and the Les Ecrins Lounge in Terminal 2.
Hotels near Lyon Airport
There is one hotel located on the site of LYS in front of Terminal 1. More are located just outside of the airport at a distance of about half a mile, offering a shuttle bus service to get you to your terminal. The neighboring suburb of Bron offers plenty of accommodation options a little closer to the city, and for those who are willing to travel a little farther afield, the city of Lyon offers many places to stay.
Points of interest near LYS Airport
The capital of France’s Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region, Lyon has more than 2,000 years of history for inquisitive travelers to explore. Numerous attractions in and around the city include these:
- Domaine de Lacroix-Laval, Marcy-l’Étoile
- Musée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon
- Notre-Dame de Fourvière Basilica
- Parc de la Tête d’or
- Vieux Lyon Old Quarter
Find more information about Lyon Airport here.