Transfer at Lyon Airport


The airport uses 2 terminals closely connected by a 50-metre long connecting corridor. The terminals are connected only by the public part.

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The airport area is generally compact and walking distances inside the terminals are short. The airport is classified as a medium-sized airport.

The terminals are divided by airline.

  • Terminal 1 - until 2024, all flights are handled from Terminal 1
  • Terminal 2 - the building is currently undergoing a complete refurbishment and all flights are handled at Terminal 1

Transfer between flights

The small size of the airport terminals makes connecting flights in Lyon very easy and fast.

Transfer procedures vary depending on where you are arriving from and departing to.

  • Schengen -> Schengen: No check-in
  • Schengen -> Non-Schengen: passport control
  • Non-Schengen -> Schengen: passport and security control
  • Non-Schengen -> Non-Schengen: security check
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