Lyon-Bron Business Airport and Lyon-Saint Exupéry Airport

Lyon has two international airports. The closest is Lyon-Bron Business Airport, located within the city limits. Lyon-Saint-Exupéry Airport is slightly further away, about 25 km, and has Tram Express, which will take you to La Part-Dieu train station in 30 minutes. Lyon-Saint-Exupéry Airport also has bus and taxi services. Taxis are available at Terminal 1 and 2 of the Airport. For the full lowdown on how to make every day amazing when you get there, you can find all the insider inspiration you need in our Lyon destination guide.

Airport Hours

Lyon-Bron Business Airport and Lyon-Saint-Exupéry Airport offer round-the-clock arrivals and departures.

Terminal Information

Lyon-Bron Business Airport is dedicated to business aviation, and it has a runway length of 1,820 m. This airport can accommodate all types of aircrafts. Apart from regular flights, both private jets and helicopters operate from Lyon-Bron airport, as well. Lyon-Bron Business Airport has a single terminal which consists of a customs and baggage handling facility, an open-plan lounge, and two private waiting areas. Together with Turkish Airlines, we at IndiGo can connect you from India to Lyon with multiple flights to Lyon options as well as to several other European cities from Istanbul.

Lyon-Saint-Exupéry Airport has two terminals. When you enter the Airport, you will be at the reception and information area, "Le Square," between Terminals 1 and 2. Mostly, low-cost airlines land at Terminal 1.


Airport Facilities

Wi-Fi facilities
Relaxation areas
Children’s play area
Restaurants and bars
Medical services
Duty free stores
Meeting rooms
Car rental services
Smoking zone
Fast-track access

Things to do

If there are a few hours before your flight, here are a few things you can do while at the Airport:

  • Shop for perfumes and other items at Aelia Duty Free at T1
  • Drink a cup of coffee at the T1 Starbucks outlet  
  • If you’re tired, book a day pass to one of the traveller lounges at either terminal

Visa and Immigration

Indians need to apply for a Schengen visa to visit Lyon, France. Depending on the length of stay you have applied for, tourists are permitted to stay for up to 90 days from the date of entry. The Schengen visa is a short stay visa issued to visit the Schengen countries. If your stay exceeds 90 days, you will need to apply for a long-stay visa.

Make sure your passport is valid for a minimum of three months and that you have sufficient funds to cover the cost of your trip. Also, make sure that your application has the correct information, and is free of errors as it can cause your visa to be delayed.

To ensure a hassle-free and seamless travel, here is a detailed information about the France visa –


Hotels near Lyon Airports

You can find several hotels near the airport, making it convenient to check-in, at any hour, at the hotel and rest before catching your flight.

Some of the hotels near Lyon-Bron Business Airport are:

  • Novotel Lyon Bron Eurexpo
  • ibis Styles Lyon Bron Eurexpo
  • Campanile Smart Lyon Est - Eurexpo Bron Aviation 

Some of the hotels near Lyon Saint-Exupéry Airport are:

  • Comfort HOTEL
  • ibis Budget Hotel
  • MOXY Lyon Airport
  • NH Hotel
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