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Lyon Airport – flight delay and flight cancellation



2575 flights tracked

8 flights delayed by >3 hours

30 flights cancelled

It is 20 km from the downtown area. Lyon Airport had a traveller volume of more than 11 million in 2018.


69125 Colombier-Saugnieu, France

Arrivals (flight irregularity)

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Lyon St. Exupery Airport Minimum Connection Time

The Minimum Connection Time (MCT) needed in an airport is important to note if there is a connecting flight in the route. It's a good idea to be aware of this before booking any flight ticket. The MCT is also a deciding factor when a passenger makes a claim for compensation for a missed connection. Below you can see the MCT for connecting flights in Lyon-Saint Exupéry Airport.

  • Between domestic flights: 35 min.
  • Between domestic and international flights: 45 min.
  • Between international flights: 45 min.

Lyon Airport terminals

Airport terminals are the separate sectors which make it possible for passengers to travel between ground transport, gates and the aircraft. It's very important to confirm the terminal prior to arriving at the airport when you depart or have a transfer to another flight, as the terminals in bigger airports can be far from each other and passengers frequently need additional time to get to the necessary one. In Lyon-Saint Exupéry Airport there are 2 Terminals.

Terminal 1 – British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Lufthansa, TAP and others

Terminal 2 – Air France, Emirates, KLM and others

Transport from Lyon Airport to city centre

When it is the first time travelling to a destination, it might be a challenge to know the best way to get to the city centre. It is not always possible to travel by public transport straight from the airport and taxis can be costly. It is advisable to review all the transport alternatives ahead of travelling so you can plan your trip appropriately. Go here for updated information and connections of public transport.

Lyon Airport tram

  • Rhonexpress
    Direction: Lyon’s Part-Dieu train station
    Travel time (approx.): 30 min. to the final destination

Lyon Airport taxi

  • Pick up point: in front of the terminals
    Travel time (approx.): 40 min. to the city centre
    Approximate price: 55 EUR

Where to have a rest in Lyon Airport

Sometimes you might experience a prolonged wait between flights, for instance, an overnight layover or a flight delay until the following day. In such instances, it is essential to note the places in the airport where you can have a nice rest or spend time before your flight.

Lyon Airport lounge

Lounges are spaces in the airport which provide travellers with services, for example food, drinks, relaxation areas, free WIFI and showers, so that travellers can wait in comfort.

  • Mont Blanc Lounge
    Location: Terminal 1, Level 1
    Opening hours: 05:00 AM - 10:45 PM, daily
    Price: 30 EUR

Hotels at Lyon Airport

If your flight departs the next day or the lounges are not so comfortable, you can opt to stay in a hotel close to the airport. Sometimes hotels are situated inside the airport building, however at others you may need to leave the airport area to get to the nearest hotel. In the event you decide to stay overnight in a hotel between flights, we have chosen some comfortable possibilities for you.

Lyon-Saint Exupéry Airport restaurants

If travelling, it's necessary to have enough food and drink. Whatever you are seeking, whether it is a snack for the plane, a spot for coffee before an early flight, or a place to take a rest and sit down during a layover, we have a selection of possibilities to cover your needs. Click here for a complete list of places to dine in Lyon Airport.

  • Brioche Dorée
    Description: sandwiches, salads, quiches, gratins, pastries, and desserts
    Location: Terminal 2
    Opening hours: Mon: 07:00 AM - 08:00 PM, Tue and Sat: 05:00 AM - 09:00 PM, Wed: 05:00 AM - 07:45 PM, Thu-Fri: 05:00 AM - 08:15 PM, Sun: 08:30 AM - 06:45 PM
  • Brioche Dorée
    Description: sandwiches, salads, quiches, gratins, pastries, and desserts
    Location: Terminals 1 and 2
  • Confluences Café
    Description: coffee shop
    Location: Terminal 1
    Opening hours: 05:00 AM - 09:00 PM, daily
  • EXKi
    Description: healthy breakfasts, sandwiches, salads, soups, vegetable tarts, and desserts
    Location: Terminal 1
    Opening hours: 06:00 AM - 09:30 PM, daily
  • PAUL
    Description: French bakery
    Location: Terminal 2
    Opening hours: 06:00 AM - 08:00 PM, daily
  • Starbucks
    Description: coffee shop
    Location: Terminal 1 and Le Square

Where to shop in Lyon-Saint Exupéry Airport

If you are that sort of traveller who always leaves your holiday souvenir shopping to the last minute, or merely need to pass some time before the flight, then it’s a good idea to visit the airport shops. To find the top shops for your needs, have a look at the guide below. Click here for a comprehensive list.

  • Aelia
    Description: Duty Free
    Location: Terminal 2
    Opening hours: Mon, Wed, Fri and Sun: 05:00 AM - 08:00 PM, Tue and Sat: 05:00 AM - 09:00 PM, Thu: 05:00 AM - 08:15 PM
  • Parfois
    Description: accessories
    Location: Terminal 1
    Opening hours: 08:30 AM - 07:30 PM, daily
  • Travel & Co
    Description: travel goods
    Location: Le Square
    Opening hours: 08:00 AM - 08:00 PM, daily
  • Mademoiselle Vernis
    Description: cosmetics and perfumes
    Location: Terminal 1
    Opening hours: 08:30 AM - 07:30 PM, daily

Lyon Airport car hire

Sometimes you have to travel by car, or it may be the most pleasant mode of transport for your trip. To help you to pick the most suitable car hire company for your journey, we have provided a list below.

  • Hertz
    Location: Airport area
    Opening hours: Mon-Fri: 06:30 AM - 12:00 AM, Sat: 07:00 AM - 11:00 PM, Sun: 08:00 AM - 12:00 AM
    Contact: 33825006969
  • Enterprise
    Location: Airport area
    Opening hours: Mon-Fri: 07:00 AM - 11:30 PM, Sat: 07:30 AM - 11:00 PM, Sun: 08:00 AM - 11:30 PM
    Contact: 33472227487
  • Alamo
    Location: Airport area
    Opening hours: Mon-Fri: 07:00 AM - 11:30 PM, Sat: 07:30 AM - 11:00 PM, Sun: 08:00 AM - 11:30 PM
    Contact: 33472227487
  • Budget
    Location: Airport area
    Opening hours: Mon-Fri: 07:00 AM - 12:00 AM, Sat-Sun: 07:30 AM - 12:00 AM
    Contact: 33820611660

Other Lyon-Saint Exupéry Airport services

Here are some airport facilities that you may also need while in the airport.

  • Pharmacy
    Location: Terminal 1, Level 0
    Opening hours: Mon-Fri: 08:00 AM - 08:00 PM, Sat: 08:00 AM - 07:00 PM, Sun and holidays: 10:00 AM - 08:00 PM
    Contact: 33472228595
  • Shower
    Location: Le Square
    Opening hours: 06:00 AM - 10:00 PM, daily
  • Meeting rooms
    Location: Le Square

MYFLYRIGHT On-Time-Ranking for airports and airlines

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MYFLYRIGHT is a legal tech company, specialized in the support of airline passengers affected by flight delays, flight cancellations, denied boarding, delayed or lost luggage and the refund of unused airline tickets. MYFLYRIGHT was founded 2016 in Hamburg, Germany. The company operates out of 3 offices, its headquarter in Hamburg and its branches in Prague, Czech Republic and Zaporizhia, Ukraine. Currently, MYFLYRIGHT employs a team of around 25 people working in Marketing, Operations, Legal, Customer Support and IT. The organization operates across 5 markets – Germany, United Kingdom, Romania, Austria, and Switzerland.

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