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Last Updated: 13th Jan, 2023

Lyon–Saint-Exupéry Airport is formerly known as Lyon Satolas Airport is situated 20km south easy of the city of Lyon in France. The airport has three terminals. Terminal is used by the low cost airlines.

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Which is the best car hire company at Lyon Airport in France?

Based on feedback from our customers who hired a car at at Lyon Airport, Budget Car Hire have the best customer satisfaction rating with a score of 8.6 out of a maximum of 10 points.

Can I rent a car at Lyon Airport France if I am over 70?

Yes, you can hire a car in Lyon from some car rental companies up to 99 years of age with no extra charges. Contact us we will be glad to assist you by comparing the leading car hire companies to get you the best deal.

Can I rent a car at Lyon Airport if I am under 25?

You can hire a car at Lyon Airport at 18 years of age, with the following additional fees. INTERRENT Young driver's age: 21 to 24 years. Charge 9.95 EUR per day. Maximum 120 EUR. (Includes tax). SIXT will charge Young driver's age: 18 to 24 years. Charge 32.5 EUR per day. Maximum 324.9 EUR. Includes 20% tax. Please contact us directly and we will be glad to explain how to get the best deal for your age group.

Can I take a rental car from Lyon France to visit a different Country?

Yes some car hire companies will allow you to take a rental car cross border to the following countries. Cross border policy is subject to change. All vehicles can be driven inVehicles can be driven in Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, San Marino, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland. No additional charges apply. You will need to get permission first. There may be additional fees to cross an International border depending on which supplier you choose.

Can I take a rental car from Lyon and drop it off in a different city in France?

Yes some car hire companies will allow one way rentals, however you will need to let them know before hand. There will be an additional one way rental fee if you leave the car in a different location to the pick location

How long do I need to hold a licence in order to rent a car at Lyon Airport?

A full licence held for minimum of 1 year with no major endorsements. When renting within the EU, customers who do not hold a driving licence issued by an EU/EEA country or Switzerland must also present an International Driving Permit along with their domestic licence. If your driver's licence is not in the Roman alphabet (i.e. if it is in Arabic, Greek, Cyrillic or Chinese) you are required to bring an International Driving Permit and your domestic licence. For driving licenses from countries not part of the international driving license treaty, an official translation of the license must be presented with the original license.

What documents do I need to hire a car at Lyon Airport?

The principle driver will need to have the following documents in his or her name. A full licence, a credit card, the voucher we will send you when you complete your booking, and a passport. A printed version of your voucher must be produced upon arrival at the rental desk. Failure to present the voucher means the car rental agent may charge you at the local rates. With Budget rentals you will also need one original form of proof of address.

What is the fuel policy for a hire car at Lyon Airport?

This will depend on the car hire supplier you select. The vast majority of cars have a full to full fuel policy, which means your vehicle will be supplied with a full tank of fuel. To avoid incurring fuel charges, you will need to return it with the same amount of fuel as it had when you collected it. You can also choose pick up full return empty. This maybe more convenient if you wish to drop the car back without delays, but it will be more expensive.

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Which is the best car hire company at Lyon Airport?

This rating is taken from feedback we received from our customers that booked car hire at Lyon Airport over. Budget have the best customer satisfaction rating with a score of 8.6 out of a maximum of 10 points

Alamo 7.8

Avis 6.3

Budget 8.6

Dollar 6.5

Enterprise 7.5

Europcar 7.2

Goldcar 5.2

Hertz 7.6

Keddy 8.3

National 6.7

Sixt 7.6

Thrifty 6.9

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Lyon Airport Information

Airport Name: Lyon–Saint-Exupéry Airport
Airport Code: LYS
Address: Lyon France
City: Lyon
Country: France
Time Zone: GMT + 1
Coordinates: 5°43′32″N 005°04′52″E
Driving Directions to Lyon Airport
Car Parking: Long and Short Term Parking Facilities available
Taxi service: Available in front of terminal
Train service:
Bus service:
Car Hire: The car rental desks are located in the arrivals hall
Information Desk: Located in the arrivals hall

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