Taxis to and from Lyon Saint Exupery Airport (LYS)

Taxis are easy to find at Lyon Airport. They are in the taxi rank outside of Terminal 1. Taxis are available for use 24 hours a day and seven days a week. At Lyon Airport there are also a variety of taxi services that can be chosen according to your requirements. A taxi disk is available for enquiries on level 1 in the central hall. The desk is open from 07:00 - 22:00.

Taxi Services at Lyon Airport

Passengers at the airport can reserve a taxi for a return journey. This means that the driver will take you to your destination, wait for you, and drive you back again. Taxis can also be reserved for half a day or longer, and they travel to the ski resorts at any time of the year.

Taxis are happy and able to accommodate individuals with reduced mobility’s. Passengers that have visual impairments may bring their guide dog too.

Payments for the taxis are quite flexible. Cash is always accepted and bankcards can be used if the taxi has a logo indicating this possibility. A cheque is also usually fine, but is best to confirm with the driver.

Passengers can organize their ideal taxi option with tailor-made transfers at Lyon Airport. The appropriate taxi company will group together several passengers that are heading for the same destination. This will be a more economical option than hiring a taxi on your own. Reservations can be made for this service, and there are no distance limitations. The tailor-made transfer rank is at the PR2 Car Park.

The motorbike taxi service travels to the city and to the railway stations. They can be used to deliver letters or small packages. More information on this service as well as the above mentioned services can be acquired by sending an email to

Taxi companies operating to and from Lyon Airport include Taxis Savoie, Taxis Lyonnais, Taxi Lyon Exupery, and Lyon Taxi Prestige.

Taxis Savoie

This service has multi-lingual drivers and offers transport from or to all principle airports and train stations. Their languages include French, English, German and Spanish. Passengers may also arrange day trips or sightseeing visits with this taxi company. Tel: +33 4 79 54 91 17

Taxis Lyonnais

This company offers transportation to any destination in medium or high quality vehicles. Tel: +33 4 37 28 55 55.

Taxi Lyon Exupery

Taxis travel from the airport to the centre of Lyon, Geneva Airport or the ski resorts. Tel: +33 6 19 58 78 74

Lyon Taxi Prestige

These taxis provide transportation to any required destination. Their drivers are bi-lingual and their cars can be reserved for 1 hour, 1 day or a week for visits to surrounding areas such as the Alps or Perouges. Tel. +33 6 87 97 47 90.

Before taking the journey by taxi, always confirm the price with the driver. Taxi fares are lower during the day between 07:00 and 19:00, than after this time at night. They are also more expensive on Sundays and public holidays. Extra fees may be charged for each item of luggage loaded and for a fourth passenger.

Taking a taxi from Lyon Airport is well worth a consideration. Although more expensive than a bus, they are an easier option if you have heavy luggage, or would like to be dropped off at the door of your hotel or business venue.