We compare large companies as well as small and find the best price for all types of cars. Compare rental cars and renting of a vehicle from several companies in the city, Lyon in France.
ADA on Gare Tgv Perrache 42 Quai de Gailleton, Budget France on 27 Rue Pierre Delore, Avis on 40 Rue de la Villette, Budget on Gare Sncf Part Dieu Gare Sncf, National on La Part Dieu 48 Rue de la Villette Gare Tgv, Thrifty on 102 Avenue Jean Jaurès, Avis on Gare Sncf de Perrache, Thrifty on 14 Cours de Verdun Rambaud, Europcar Center Garibaldi on 3 Route de Vienne, Enterprise Gare de Part Dieu on Gare Tgv 48 Rue de la Villette, Hertz Jean Jaures on 102 Avenue Jean Jaurès, Hertz on 48 Rue de la Villette, Ada et Utilitaire on 158 Cours Emile Zola, Sixt on 208 Avenue Berthelot are the companies we compare in Lyon/France. Easy and safe online booking for rental cars. Search for a city, airport etc. and choose a pick up location. The search will look for all types of models. Rental cars are available at Lyon’s travel centre, train stations (Chaponost, Brignais, Casino Lacroix Laval, Beynost, Albigny Neuville, Alaï and Charbonnières les Bains (Charbonnières)) and airports like Lyon-Bron Airport 8 km (5 mi), Lyon Saint Exupéry Airport 19 km (12 mi), Saint-Étienne Bouthéon Airport 49 km (30 mi) and Alpes Isère Grenoble Airport 57 km (35 mi), LYS and ports/ferry terminals like Vaise, Confluence, Saint Paul Hôtel de Ville, Bellecour. Car rental where every cost is included, no hidden fees and free cancellations/amendments up to 24-48 hours before you pick up the car.
Information about Lyon
Lyon (Lyons) is a city in the municipality Rhône, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region, France. It is the county seat in the region. 1th largest city/town when it comes to inhabitants in the region and the 3th largest town/district in France. Rive-de-Gier, Saint-Just-Saint-Rambert, Le Chambon-Feugerolles, Ambérieu-en-Bugey, Genas, Brignais, Francheville, Lyon 07, La Guillotière, Lyon 02 and Lyon 03 are smaller suburbs, villages and communities nearby. About 472,300 (2018) inhabitants live in the city. Regardless of how long you are staying the city there are things to experience and do. The community and town is about 173 meters (568 ft) above sea level. Larger surrounding cities/communities are Saint-Etienne (c. 176,300 pop), Villeurbanne (c. 131,400 pop), Vénissieux (c. 57,600 pop) and Bourg-en-Bresse (c. 45,300 pop). Nearby bus stops and bus stations are Center déchanges de Perrache, Parilly Université Hippodrome, Départ Navettes Evenementielles, Gare de Vénissieux, Pôle déchange Laurent Bonnevay and Ternay. Ampère Victor Hugo, Cordeliers, Brotteaux, Croix Paquet, Bellecour, Croix Rousse, Charpennes Charles Hernu Ligne B, Charpennes Charles Hernu Ligne A and Cuire are subway (metro) stations nearby. Nearby are also car rental companies such as Sixt on 6 Cours Franklin Roosevelt, Europcar on Gare Tgv 48 Rue de la Villette, Alamo Gare de Part Dieu on 48 Rue de la Vilette Gare Tgv, Sixt on 40 Rue de la Villette 40 Rue de la Vilette, Thrifty Gare on 48 Rue de la Villette, Sixt on 14 Cours de Verdun Rambaud Gare, Avis Part Dieu Returns on 70 Rue Maurice Flandin, Europcar Perrache Gare on Gare Sncf, Avis on 27 Rue Pierre Delore, Hertz Confluence on 14 Place Des Archives etc. We also give tips on which companies offer rental cars in Rhône.
Activities, Sights and Attractions
A few suggestions on events, attractions, museums, activities, experiences, places and destinations in Lyon which are worth a visit during your vacation in the city. Are you going on a golf trip and looking for golf courses? The golf courses, Golf Club de Lyon 21 km (13 mi), Parcours de golf de LATOL 10 km (6 mi), GolfOnly 8 km (5 mi), Golf du Gouverneur 25 km (16 mi), Golf du Clou 28 km (17 mi), Garden Golf de Mionnay 19 km (12 mi), Golf de Lyon Verger 11 km (7 mi), Golf du Beaujolais 22 km (14 mi), Lyon Salvagny Golf Club 14 km (8 mi) and Golf de Chassieu 8 km (5 mi), are located close to the city. Opera and music close to the town center is best experienced at Lyon National Opera. Espace Diego Rivera are notable large open spaces and squares which are located in the central parts of town.
Interesting historical ruins and places that are worth a visit are Aqueducs, Aqueduct of the Gier, Castle de la (Castle) Bâtie, Aqueduc Romain, Chapelle Saint Étienne and Chapelle Sainte Croix. Ze Complex, Max Aventure, Metropolis Bowling Laser, VanciAventure, Indoor 45, Center Aquatique AquaGaron are water parks, amusement parks, or theme parks. Do you travel with your children? Parc aux Daims, Zoo de la Tête dOr are tropicarium, tropical house, animal parks, aquarium, zoos and terrarium. Visiting an animal park with the family? Watch horse racing and harness racing etc. at motor stadiums and race tracks such as Lyon La Soie Racecourse and Lyon Parilly Racecourse. Matmut Stadium Gerland, Espace Michel Saez, Groupama Stadium (Stade des Lumières, Grand Stade, OL Land), Stade de la Duchère Balmont, Ancien Matmut Stadium, Stade dAzieu, Espace Adrien Garioud, Astroballe, Bassin de joutes de Vernaison, BriSport and Stade de Manissieux are located nearby if you want to watch sports or go to a concert.
Interesting cathedrals or churches that are close by are Basilique Saint-Martin dAinay, Church Saint-Nizier, Church Saint-Irénée, Notre-Dame de Fourvière, Church Notre-Dame-de-la-Platière, Notre Dame de Confort, Church Saint-Pierre and Church Sainte-Croix. Wine tour and tasting in France? Vineyards and wine producers that are close to Lyon are, for example, Domaine de Prapin and Le Bouc et la Treille.
Palace, Castle and Fort
Castle dAlbigny, Castle dAmbérieux en Dombes, Castle Bouchet, Castle dOmbreval, Castrum, Ancien Castle, Castle Chiloup, Charrière Blanche, Castle dAmpuis, Castle ancien and Castle of Beauregard are new as well as old beautiful castles to see and they are located in the town center. Fort of Feyzin, Batterie de Sathonay, Batterie du Mont Thou, Fort of Chapoly, Batterie des Carrières, Fort of Champvillard, Fort of Bruissin, Fort of Côte Lorette, Batterie de Narcel, Fort of Genas, Batterie de Sermenaz, Batterie de la Freta and Fort of Meyzieu are exciting old fortresses, strongholds and forts to visit.
History, Archeology and Ancient Monuments
Ancient relics, cultural heritage, antiquities and older buildings near Lyon are Grenier romain, Archeological Park, Gisement archéologique, Basilica funéraire Saint Laurent de Choulans, Aqueduct of Gier, Aqueduct of la Brévenne, Aqueduct of Beaunant, Le chameau, Amphitheater of Trois Gaules, Aqueduct of Gier Regard des viollieres, Jardin de Cybèle, Roman Mausoleum of Satrius (Roman tomb of Satrius) and Roman Mausoleum of Sévir Turpio (Roman tomb of Sévir Turpio). See ancient monuments and older buildings?
Shop, Shopping Malls and Markets
Want to spend a day shopping? Auchan Caluire, Carré de Soie (Centre commercial Carré de Soie), Center Commercial des Balmes, Center Commercial Carrefour Francheville, Center commercial Balzac, Center Commercial de Balmont, Carrefour, Center commercial Beynost 2, Center commercial Chavril, Center Commercial Carré de Soie and Center Commercial Champvert are located within walking distance.
Art Galleries, Museums and Foundations
A day at the museums and art galleries of the city? These are located in the central parts of the city at Center dart contemporain du Fort du Bruissin, EntreVue, Abode of Chaos, Classe musée, Center dHistoire de la Résistance et de la Déportation, Entrée du musée gallo romain de Lyon, Fondation Léa et Napoléon Bullukian, Caveau de Saint Pothin, Institut Lumière, Center dinitiation à la nature du Grand Moulin and Institute of Contemporary Art.
Gardens, Parks and Viewpoints
Fascinating parks and gardens in the central parts of the city are Garden Alpin, Domaine de la Sathonette, Espace Gros Caillou, Allée Eugénie Niboyet, Grande Roseraie Internationale and Coté Garden. Do you want to see the views? Belvédère du Drapeau, Belvédère de Montessuy, Belvédère des 2 lacs and Belvédère des Pêcheurs are observation points in the central parts of town. Parks, green areas and plantings worth visiting for recreation and relaxing are City Aventure, Bir Hakeim, Bois des Essarts and Clos Saint Benoît.
Car rental in airports nearby
Car rental in airports nearby: Car Rental Lyon Saint Exupéry Airport, Van Rental Lyon-Bron Airport and Car Hire Geneva-Cointrin Airport. All prices include free mileage, fees at the airport and necessary insurances, local taxes and fees etc in Lyon.
Frequently asked questions about renting a car & car rental in Lyon
Which car rental companies are near or in Lyon?
There are over 24 car rental companies in Lyon. Car rental companies such as Sixt on 208 Avenue Berthelot, Budget on Gare Sncf Part Dieu Gare Sncf, Budget France on 27 Rue Pierre Delore, Enterprise Gare de Part Dieu on Gare Tgv 48 Rue de la Villette, National on La Part Dieu 48 Rue de la Villette Gare Tgv, Avis on Gare Sncf de Perrache, Europcar Center Garibaldi on 3 Route de Vienne, Ada et Utilitaire on 158 Cours Emile Zola, Thrifty on 14 Cours de Verdun Rambaud, Hertz Jean Jaures on 102 Avenue Jean Jaurès, Hertz on 48 Rue de la Villette, ADA on Gare Tgv Perrache 42 Quai de Gailleton, Avis on 40 Rue de la Villette, Thrifty on 102 Avenue Jean Jaurès, etc.
Do I need a credit card for car rental in Lyon?
You can make a booking without a credit card. Note that, even if you choose to pay by debit card, you will have to provide a valid credit card in the driver’s name at the time of pick-up in Lyon, since the rental agent requires a credit card from which to take the rental deposit. Credit cards accepted for pick-up are MasterCard, Visa, and in some cases American Express.
How much does it cost to rent a car in Lyon?
Renting a car in Lyon costs from about € 32 per day and up, depending on the season and supply. Sometimes you can find a cheaper rental car depending on the season. In the majority of cases the rental price includes collision damage waiver, third party liability protection, tax, airport fee, unlimited mileage and breakdown assistance. Please note that the costs included may vary depending on the car rental agent and destination country. The car rental agent may also choose to ask you for a deposit or excess at the rental desk. Make sure to check the rental conditions at the time of booking.
How much does it cost to rent a car for a week in Lyon?
On average a rental car in Lyon costs € 224 per week (€ 32 per day).
How much does it cost to rent a car long term for a month in Lyon?
On average a rental car in Lyon costs € 896 per month (€ 32 per day).
What types of car can I rent in Lyon?
The range of cars varies during the season but you can usually rent car types such as economy elite, minibus, 7 seater minivan, fullsize cars, 9 seater minivan, cargo van, standard cars, jeep, small suv, medium suv, luxury elite, large truck-lorry, convertible, minivan, fullsize elite, 5 seater minivan, compact cars, economy cars, compact elite, small-medium truck-lorry, electric cars, suv, luxury cars, moped, special cars, mini elite, mini cars, hybrid cars, premium cars, intermediate elite, intermediate, exotic cars, estate in Lyon.
What is the cheapest car rental company in Lyon and France?
In the past 14 days, the cheapest rental cars in France on Autoprio.com were found at ADA, TravelCar, Rentacar, Citer, Nomadcar, King Rent, Autoclick and Hertz Dream Collection.
What is the best rental car company in Lyon and France?
Based on ratings and reviews on autoprio.com, the best car rental companies in France are Avis, Hertz, Europcar, Budget and Sixt.
Which additional charges could apply?
Please note that each car rental agent has its own policy on additional charges which will be clearly stated in the rental conditions at the time of booking. Generally, additional charges may be applied for: out-of-hours pick-up/drop-off, border crossing, one-way rentals, young drivers or senior drivers and winter tyres. Any additional charges will need to be paid directly at the rental desk in the local currency in Lyon.
Can I rent a car if I’m under 25 or over 75?
Yes, most car rental agents have a minimum age limit of 21 years for rentals. However, requirements may vary depending on the car rental agent and destination country. Please note that there may be additional charges if the main driver is under 25 or over 75 years old to cover the extra insurance cost. Any additional fee will be mentioned at the time of booking under summary of charges before you confirm the reservation in Lyon.
Which documents do I need to bring to the rental desk?
The rental voucher we will send you as part of the booking confirmation contains all documents required at the time of pick-up in Lyon. In most cases, in order to release the reserved vehicle, you need to bring: Credit card in the name of the driver. Credit cards accepted for pick-up are MasterCard, Visa, and in some cases, American Express. Please consult your Booking Confirmation for list of accepted Credit Cards. Driving licence. Please note that only a full licence held for minimum of 1 year with no major endorsements will be accepted. Read more about requirements for driving licence. Booking voucher. This will be sent to you within 48 hours after booking and must be printed out. Any other forms of identification requested by the car rental agent in their terms and conditions. Details can be found on your rental voucher from Autoprio.com.
How much do you charge for excess?
The excess amount depends on the car rental agent and the rented vehicle and it will be refunded within 10-28 days after the rental if there has been no damage. Cartrawler offer damage refund insurance in association with our insurance partners, which will allow you to claim for reimbursement in the event that you have been charged for collision damage or theft in Lyon. This damage refund insurance can be purchased at the time of booking.
Car rental companies in Lyon, France
To find the best price, we compare the following companies; Alamo, Flizzr, National, Hertz Dream Collection, Keddy By Europcar, Autoclick, Citer, King Rent, ADA, Nomadcar, Sixt, Payless, Europcar, Goldcar, Thrifty, Avis, Advantage, TravelCar, Budget, Rentacar, Enterprise, Firefly, Hertz, InterRent, Dollar and Rhodium. You can usually find the largest selection at airports such as Lyon Saint Exupéry Airport, Lyon-Bron Airport, Saint-Étienne Bouthéon Airport and Grenoble-Isère Airport. The large companies usually have offices adjacent to the airport.