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Lyon - Saint-Exupery Airport Shuttle - Rhônexpress

Transport and transfers

Last updated date : 21/07/2023

The Rhônexpress express tram service is the safest and fastest way to travel from the Lyon city centre to Lyon - Saint-Exupéry airport, with a service departing every 30 minutes and with no risk of traffic jams.

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Arriving at the (TGV) St Exupéry train station 30 minutes later, with a maximum speed of 100 km/hour. The terminus, which was completed in June 2011 and designed by Calatrava is located directly beneath the SNCF train station and has 2 lifts and 2 escalators.
The Rhônexpress replaced the Satobus on the 9th August 2010. Its 3 red and grey articulated sections provide seating for 76 people and two areas devoted to wheelchairs, sockets for phones and laptop computers, flight information (delays, etc) and air conditioning.
Automatic ticket distributor and ticket sales in 4 stations, in the tram and on the Internet (TCL does not sell combination "Rhônexpress - TCL" tickets).
The T3 - Rhônexpress is run by Véolia Transports.

Practical information


190 rue Antoine Becquerel - 69330 Meyzieu


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Online fares:
One way ticket : 15.20€, 10€ from 12 to 25 years old
Return ticket : 26.70€, 19€ from 12 to 25 years old
Return 4 hours : 18€
10 travels ticket : 133€
Advanced purchase from 21.40€
Tickets with train connection from 10€
Free for children under 12.


Runs 7/7. Departure every 15 minutes from 4:25 AM to midnight (every 30 min. from 4:25 Am to AM and from 9 PM to midnight. Direct link between Saint-Exupéry and city center with the Metro A.


  • Accessible for self-propelled wheelchairs

Transport and transfers

Lyon - Saint-Exupery Airport Shuttle - Rhônexpress

190 rue Antoine Becquerel - 69330 Meyzieu

04 79 75 92 79

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