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.
Lyon-Bron Business Airport and Lyon-Saint-Exupéry Airport offer round-the-clock arrivals and departures.
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.
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.
If there are a few hours before your flight, here are a few things you can do while at the Airport:
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 – www.goindigo.in/information/visa-information/france-fr-visa.html
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:
Some of the hotels near Lyon Saint-Exupéry Airport are: