|Lyon–Saint Exupéry Airport (LYS)|
||The Lyon-Saint Exupéry Airport is your entry point to the Rhône-Alpes region of France, whose mountain vistas make Lyon a premier destination for international travelers.|
About Lyon-Saint Exupéry Airport
Lyon-Saint Exupéry also serves the city of Lyon, as it is located in the commune of Colombier-Saugnieu, a mere thirteen miles from Lyon. Lyon-Saint Exupéry has the abbreviation LYS. As the major air hub in Eastern France, Lyon-Saint Exupéry also is a hub for tourists, skiers, and adventure athletes visiting the nearby Alps, as well as the cultural centers of Lyon and Grenoble.
The prosperous region of the Rhône-Alpes also links northern Europe with the Mediterranean, causing many Greece and Italy-bound travelers to stop over in Lyon. In fact, Lyon-Saint Exupéry is a focus city for Air France, and is home to many international flights. The airport also has train connections to Marseille and Paris, connecting it thoroughly to the French and international transportation network.
In 2013, Lyon-Saint Exupéry served over eight million passengers, making it the fourth most active airport in France.Lyon-Saint Exupéry is divided into three terminals; Terminals 1 and 2 serve arrivals and departures for major European and international airlines, while Terminal 3 serves budget airlines. Lyon-Saint
Exupéry’s recently remodeled signage makes it easier than ever to navigate the airport, with new color-coded signs, pictures and simpler names which streamline the airport experience in Lyon, even for non-French speakers. All services, including currency exchange and concierge services operate in multiple languages. Additionally, tram express, TGV trains, buses, shuttles, taxis, and rental cars serve the airport.
LYS Area Hotels
Also nearby is the three-star Hotel Kyriad, which similarly provides easy access to the airport and shuttle services. Its renowned restaurant serves a variety of French cuisine, perfect for an introduction or a conclusion to a trip to the Rhône-Alpes.
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