Book your taxi to Lyon Saint-Exupéry airport

Published on 8 mai 2023

aéroport de Lyon Saint-Exupéry

Lyon-Saint-Exupéry International Airport is the fourth French airport in terms of passenger numbers behind those of Paris-Charles-de-Gaulle, Paris-Orly and Nice-Côte d'Azur. It handles nearly 12 million passengers each year. If you have a flight to take at this airport, you will have several means of transportation to get there, including a taxi.

1. Travel between the city centre and Lyon-Saint-Exupéry: various options at your disposal 🏙

Centre ville de Lyon

Lyon-Saint-Exupéry Airport is a platform easily accessible from the centre of the city of Lyon. Only 25 kilometres separate the two destinations that benefit from a particularly dense transport network. To prepare your trip well and make sure you arrive on time for your boarding, you can favour several solutions for different costs and travel times.

1.2. public transport 🚎

If you prefer public transport, you can use the Rhônexpress. This tram connection will take you only 30 minutes between Lyon city centre and Lyon-Saint-Exupéry airport. The latter is located only 2 minutes from the two airport terminals. Note that the Rhônexpress serves several stations, such as Lyon Part-Dieu station. Similarly, you have the opportunity to board the tram thanks to its connection to the metro line B. The advantages of choosing this shuttle are obviously its speed, its controlled travel time without forgetting the fact that a connection is offered every 15 to 30 minutes.

Also in the area of public transport, several bus lines allow you to reach Lyon-Saint-Exupéry airport from the city centre. In the particular case where you want to reach the airport as quickly as possible, you will have to take the line of bus 47 whose terminus is Saint-Laurent-de-Loue Maréchal Juin. This line specifically includes the airport in its stops and will drop you off at the airport bus station. You can also take bus line 48 from Genas, in Lyon city centre. The advantages of choosing the bus to reach the airport are obviously its very affordable price as well as its ecological virtues. On the other hand, travel time is subject to the vagaries of traffic and the time at which you will travel to Lyon-Saint-Exupery.

1.3. Car 🚗

If it is the option of the individual car that finds the most thanks to your eyes, know that the airport is located near the A432 motorway that connects the center of Lyon and the A43 motorway. Once you arrive on site, you can park your vehicle in several car parks near the terminals. For more peace of mind during your trip, make sure to book your pitch beforehand to avoid last minute surprises. In case you have opted for the P5 car park, you will be delighted to learn that there is a free shuttle between your parking place and the terminal from which you take off. By favouring the individual car, you benefit from greater flexibility and a secure place if you have taken the trouble to book the latter before your journey.

2. Take a taxi to the airport 🛩

In addition to public transport and the individual and personal car, you can choose to book a taxi to get to Lyon-Saint-Exupéry airport. Many taxi networks provide this connection from the city centre and the driver you choose will take you to the desired terminal. Just like a personal vehicle, a taxi gives you total freedom in your travel and maximum flexibility in your schedules. On the other hand, it is a more expensive mode of transport than public transport.

To find a taxi in Lyon that will take you to the airport, you can go to one of the taxi stations in the four corners of Lyon. You also have the possibility to book your trip directly online and to set the pick-up location of your choice.

3. Blue Valet: the parking solution with valet adapted to your needs 🚙

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Instead of opting for one of the transport solutions presented above, why not experiment a transport service that is innovative, practical and that will allow you to achieve great savings? Blue Valet is a company that offers you high-quality valet parking services. Its principle of operation is very simple. Before the day of your departure from Lyon-Saint-Exupéry airport, simply go to the Blue Valet website and make your reservation online. On the day of your departure, you will only have to entrust your vehicle to a dedicated valet at the airport drop-off. And when you get back, all you have to do is pick up your car from the same place.

In addition to saving you valuable time on departure and arrival, Blue Valet services are available 7/7, from 4:30 am to 11:30 pm and will save you on parking fees. Blue Valet is located on many airports and stations including Lyon-Saint-Exupéry airport. Test this efficient and practical service for your next trip!


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