Lyon Airport , France
Car Hire Lyon Airport, France
This airport is located in the agglomeration of Lyon , France and is better known as ‘The Airport Lyon Saint- Exupery' and was formerly known as Lyon Satolas Airport . This airport was named after a very famous French writer Antoine de saint Exupere, who was a native. This airport lies in Colombier-Saugnieu which is 13 miles east southeast of the city center of Lyon . This is a very important airport which links the Rhône-Alps region. It is generally busy with around 8 million passengers per annum.
To and from the airport
The airport can be accessed through cars as there are several parking options. A number of bus services are controlled by Satobus which connects the airport to the main cities. You can also get to and from the airport by hiring a taxi. Taxis function 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
This airport has two primary runways and two terminals which are within the walking distance; a shuttle service also links the two terminals and the parking areas. This airport is very well connected to the main city and rest of the France through train and road links. TGV trains run daily and connect around 15 French cities and Italy , contact SNCF (telephone number:-0892 688266, http://www.sncf.com ) to make any reservations or enquiry. The bus routes are operated by Staobus (04 7268 7217, http://www.staobus.com ) and connects to main cities in the Alps region.
This airport is the fourth largest in France in terms of traffic and freight volumes and has very good facilities for the passengers. It has bureau de exchange and a post office inside the terminal and an ATm at terminal 1; there are automatic currency exchange machines and photocopiers, fax machines etc. at the central hall information point. Both the terminals have bars and the central building has restaurants. Besides eating tourists can shop at duty free shops and buy books, toys, jewelry, clothes and regional artifacts. There are luggage trolleys available for use up to parking terminals. There is a dedicated lost and found section for lost luggage. Also available are mother and baby rooms at both the terminals. Chemists and travel agents are present at the central building; a 24×7 medical center is present at the ground floor. For disabled travelers there are adapted toilets and phone booths and wheel chairs are readily accessible. Services like Wi-Fi in all public areas and fax and photocopying machine at the chief information point in the central hall includes other facilities at the airport
BP 113, 69125 Lyon,
(04) 2600 7007 or 0826 800 826 (from within France )
Websitecar hire Lyon and car hire Lyon airport you have various options as 5 different operators present their services. Further car rental facilities can be enquired at the information desk. They operate at all times all days of the week. There are hotels within the airport grounds like Sofitel (4-star) (phone number: 04 72233800; http://www.sofitel.com ), hotel kyriad (2-star; phone number: 04 72239090; http://www.kyriad.com ) both these are directly accessible from the terminals by shuttle services