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Lyon, Lyon-Saint Exupéry Airport (LYS), France

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A bureau de change kiosk is located in the central hall (known as The Square) between Terminals 1 and 2 – there is also an automatic currency exchange machine in Terminal 1. ATMs can be found throughout the airport.


Fax and photocopying services are available at the main information point in the central hall, opposite the post office. Wi-Fi internet is accessible in all public areas.


Numerous restaurants, bars and cafés are located in Terminals 1 and 2 and in the central hall. These include a brasserie restaurant and a bar specialising in beer in the central hall and cafés in the public area of Terminal 2. More limited options are available in Terminal 3; these include a snack bar.


Shops at Lyon-Saint Exupéry Airport include a newsagents, bookshop, toy retailer, jewellers, clothes outlet and a shop selling regional produce. There are duty-free outlets in Terminals 1 and 2.


Luggage trolleys can be used for a €1 deposit. For lost and found items, enquire at the main information point in the central hall or contact the relevant airline (a list of contacts is available on the airport’s website). Other facilities include a left luggage service and porters.


A chemist and a 24-hour medical are located in the central hall. There is also an interfaith chapel in the central hall. Mother and baby rooms are situated in all terminals. Showers are also available.

Conference & Business

The airport business centre (tel: 04 7222 8374) has several meeting rooms accommodating between two and 80 delegates, each equipped with telephones, paperboards and Wi-Fi internet access. The area also offers audiovisual equipment, secretarial services (typing, interpreting, fax, photocopy and printing) and catering facilities.

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    Among the in-terminal facilities are telephone kiosks and toilets that are accessible to wheelchair users. Staff members are on hand to assist passengers within the terminals.

    Disabled passengers are advised to contact their airline directly for assistance with boarding prior to travel and to report to the check-in desk on arrival.

    There is a set-down point in front of Terminal 1 and reserved spaces in front of the train station in car park P6, as well as at the other short-term car parks P0, P1 and P2. A discount on parking charges is possible on presentation of a valid disabled badge to the car park information desk in the central hall.

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    General Information

    Airport code: LYS

    Number of Terminals: 3


    There are three help desks at Lyon-Saint Exupéry Airport: in the departures area of Terminal 2, arrivals area of Terminal 1 and in the central hall.

    Transfer between Terminals

    The three terminals are adjacent and within walking distance of each other. A free shuttle bus also links the terminals and the long-stay car parks.

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    Hotels in Lyon


    With bags of character and highly distinct neighbourhoods offering everything from sleekly converted silk weaver

    factories to design hotels and campsites, accommodation in Lyon is great value for money.

    Cour des Loges

    2-8 rue du Boeuf
    69005 Lyon
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    Category: Expensive

    A period property with heavily beamed ceilings, Italianate gardens and luxe furnishings.

    Villa Florentine

    25 Montée Saint-Barthélémy
    69005 Lyon
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    Category: Expensive

    A 17th-century converted convent with a Michelin-starred restaurant and fabulous views.

    Citadines Presqu’île Lyon

    2 rue Thomassin
    69002 Lyon
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    Category: Moderate

    Modern apart-hotel with a minimal Scandinavian vibe and kitchen facilities in St Jean.

    Grand Hotel des Terreaux

    16 rue Lanterne
    69001 Lyon
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    Category: Moderate

    Charming hotel with traditionally styled rooms in a vibrant part of town.

    Sejours & Affaires Park Avenue

    2 rue Madelaine Fourcade
    69007 Lyon
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    Category: Budget

    Sleek apart-hotel with modern minimalist rooms on the Left Bank.

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