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Arriving into Lyon Airport soon and not sure what the best way to move around the city is? Or maybe you need to get to the airport from Lyon city centre? No worries, here you’ll find everything you need to know about Lyon Airport transfers. Read on for more information.  


Train companies SNCF: TER, TGV
Travel time from Lyon Part-Dieu 3h
Stations at the airport Lyon St-Exupéry TGV
Terminals T1 and T2

Lyon Airport train

You can easily get to Lyon Airport with a TGV high-speed train operated by SNCF from Lyon Part-Dieu train station. As there’s no direct train to the airport, you’ll need to change at either Valence Ville, Avignon TGV or Grenoble. The journey lasts about 3 hours. For more information about the train connections to and from Lyon, visit our dedicated trains to Lyon page.

Lyon Airport train station

Lyon Airport has one train station – Lyon St-Exupéry TGV – which can be found between Terminals 1 and 2. There are five platforms served by 20 daily TGV trains that connect Lyon to Paris (journey time is 2h) and many towns of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes and Provence regions.

Want to know more about French train types, most popular routes and ticket types? Check our trains in France page.

Ouibus Lyon Airport

Learn more about the bus services that go to Lyon Airport.


If you want to get to Lyon Airport by bus from Disneyland Paris, hop on Ouibus, which leaves from Marne-la-Vallée—Chessy and arrives at the airport in about 2h.

You can also opt for Flixbus, which departs from Givors (South Lyon) – you’ll be at the airport in just 45m!

Airport facilities

Here’s all the information you need about the facilities on offer at Lyon Airport.

Lyon Airport offers free unlimited WiFi in both terminals. Simply register to access the airport’s WiFi.

If you have a lot of time before your flight and don’t want to move around the city with your luggage, you can leave it at the Baggage Service office you can find at Terminal 1. The office is open from 06:00 to 22:00.

If you need more information about what to see and do in Lyon, you can go to one of the three information centres you can find in the Departures area of Terminal 2, in the Arrivals area of Terminal 1 and in the central hall between the two Terminals.

Looking for somewhere to stay close to the airport? Choose Hotel Première Classe Lyon Est – Saint Exupéry Airport, which is only five minutes away from both the airport and the city centre. For more information and bookings, visit the dedicated Hotel Première Classe Lyon Est – Saint Exupéry Airport page.

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