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There are 5 ways to get from Lyon to Lyon Airport (LYS) by tram, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Tram

  1. Take the tram from Gare Part-Dieu Villette to Aéroport Saint-Exupéry - Rx

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus Station to Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport

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Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Lyon to Lyon Airport (LYS)

Drive

  1. Drive from Lyon to Lyon Airport (LYS)

Towncar

  1. Take a town car from Lyon to Lyon Airport

Lyon to Lyon Airport (LYS) by tram

The tram journey time between Lyon and Lyon Airport (LYS) is around 27 min and covers a distance of around 22 km. Operated by Rhônexpress, the Lyon to Lyon Airport (LYS) tram service departs from Gare Part-Dieu Villette and arrives in Aéroport Saint-Exupéry - Rx. Typically 385 trams run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

385 Weekly Trams
27 min Average Duration
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The cheapest way to get from Lyon to Lyon Airport (LYS) is to drive which costs €3 - €5 and takes 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lyon to Lyon Airport (LYS) is to taxi which costs €45 - €60 and takes 22 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lyon - Perrache Bus Station station and arriving at Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Gare Part-Dieu Villette and arriving at Aéroport Saint-Exupéry - Rx. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 27 min.

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The distance between Lyon and Lyon Airport (LYS) is 18 km. The road distance is 25.6 km.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Lyon Airport (LYS) without a car is to tram which takes 27 min and costs €15.

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The tram from Gare Part-Dieu Villette to Aéroport Saint-Exupéry - Rx takes 27 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Lyon to Lyon Airport (LYS) bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from Lyon - Perrache Bus Station.

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Lyon to Lyon Airport (LYS) train services, operated by Rhônexpress, depart from Gare Part-Dieu Villette station.

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Lyon to Lyon Airport (LYS) bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport station.

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Map of how to get from Lyon to Lyon Airport (LYS).
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  • Distance: 18.2 km
  • Duration: 27 min

What companies run services between Lyon, France and Lyon Airport (LYS), France?

Rhônexpress operates a vehicle from Gare Part-Dieu Villette to Aéroport Saint-Exupéry - Rx every 30 minutes. Tickets cost €15 and the journey takes 27 min. Alternatively, Blablabus operates a bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus Station to Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport every 4 hours. Tickets cost €6 - €9 and the journey takes 40 min. FlixBus also services this route 3 times a day.

Train operators
Bus operators
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
fr.ouibus.com
Bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus Station to Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
Blablabus
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lyon Perrache to Lyon Saint Exupéry Airport
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€5 - €6
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Other operators
Taxi from Lyon to Lyon Airport (LYS)
Ave. Duration
22 min
Estimated price
€45 - €60
Taxi Transport Lyon Rhône-Alpes
Phone
+33 4 37 25 83 67
Website
transportrhonealpes.com
Taxi Lyonnais
Phone
+33 4 78 26 81 81
Website
tl.fr
Taxi Lyon
Phone
+33 4 72 10 86 86
Website
taxilyon.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Lyon to Lyon Airport
Estimated price
€80 - €120

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Lyon to Lyon Airport (LYS) train services, operated by Rhônexpress, arrive at Aéroport Saint-Exupéry - Rx station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lyon to Lyon Airport (LYS) is 26 km. It takes approximately 22 min to drive from Lyon to Lyon Airport (LYS).

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