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Lyon Exupery (LYS) Airport

Lyon Exupery LYS Airport Overview

Lyon-Saint Exupery Airport LYS serves the entire Rhone-Alps region of France and  the City of Lyon.

LYS Airport is located  in Columbier-Saugnieu, 24 km southeast of Lyon's city center, in the Department of Rhone-Lys. It is situated within a one-hour drive of the region’s major cities and is easily accessible by local road D517e, or the the A432 motorway connecting to A42 & A43.
To contact the Airport within France, call 0 826 800 826.

With two long runways and over 8 million passengers per annum, Lyon-Saint Exupery Airport is regional hub to Air France & EastyJet, and is served by national and international airlines, offering direct the connecting flights to cities in Europe, the Middle East and North Africa, as well as by seasonal charter flights to popular vacation destinations. 

On-Airport hotels
The new NH Lyon Aeroport Hotel can be accessed directly from Terminal 1.  Terminal 1 (tel. +33 (0) 4 72 230550).  The 4-star Sofitel (tel. (04) 7223 3800) can be reached directly from level 1 of the central building. 
The 2-star Kyriad Hotel (tel. (04) 7223 9090) provides a free shuttle bus.

Lyon-Saint Exupery Airport has three passenger terminals - T1, T2 & T3

To drop off a passenger quickly, use the drop-off point T2 in front of TGV railway station.

Parking Options at Lyon-Saind Exupery Airport: Parking Information is located at the corner of Allee Quest, across from the Tour Operators (tel: +33 (0) 472 22 77 90).
Short-term parking is available in P0, P1, P2 and P6; Long-term parking is in P5.
P0 is garage under the terminals, its spaces are identified by levels (first digit).
P1 is garage close to the terminals; max. height: 1.90 meters;
P2 is covered hourly parking close to T2, hourly parking, max. stay 24 hrs, max height: 2.7 m;
P5 is long-term parking 3-90 day stay, close to access road,  max. height 3 m;
P6 is in front of the TGV Railway Station – max. stay 3 days, max height 2.7 m.  A free shuttle bus links P5 & P6 and e-Park .

Rental cars
: Free shuttle buses at Arrivals 27 take you to the rental car agencies; shuttles run every 6 mins at rush hours, every 20 mins other times and every 15 mins Sat/Sun/Holidays.

Present and Future Airport Developments: 
1. Creation of a centralized baggage handling area for both Terminals 1 & 3, by means of a new building capable of handling 10 million bags/year. Construction is to be done in three phases, the first phase of which is to open 2015, the last of which is to be completed by 2022.
2. Terminals 1 & 2 are to be connected at their departure lounges by  a connecting building, to be completed by 2017.

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