6 tips to prepare your trip this summer

Discover our tips to help you prepare for your trip and speed up your registration process for more peace of mind.

You are leaving soon for your vacations from Lyon and
you wonder if you have planned everything well?

Discover our best tips to prepare your trip from Lyon before your big departure and arrive serenely at the airport.


Travel requirements

1. Check the travel requirements

Before going to Lyon Airport, always check the travel requirements to and from your chosen destination.

Make sure you have the right documents at hand when you register!

See the requirements and documents

Book your Parking

2. Book your parking as soon as possible

Book your parking space in advance on our website to save on parking prices.

Benefit from discounted rates and special offers and pay less for your parking space than on site.

Travel with peace of mind at the best price from 40€ per week.

Book your parking
Arrivez au bon moment

3. Anticipate your arrival

Check with your airline for the latest flight information and arrive at the time indicated by your airline.

We recommend that you arrive at the airport at least two hours before the departure of your flight.

Follow your flight in real time

Keep travel essentials handy

4. Keep your travel essentials handy

Make sure your tickets, boarding pass, travel insurance, (valid) identification, currency and credit cards are secure and easily accessible.

It is also a good idea to bring a charger for your smartphone. Sockets (green energy) are available at the airport.

On certain flights, you can register with Biometric Experience before departure, a complementary service to MONA, available on selected flights departing from Lyon*, allowing you to pass through checkpoints with your documents safely stowed away, and benefit from a dedicated queue.  
*Service available on selected flights to Portugal, Ajaccio and Bastia.

Use Biometric Experience
Contrôle sûreté

5. Report for security checks

  • Prepare for security checks in advance.
We recommend that you remove your laptop and tablet or other electronic devices from your carry-on baggage to be inspected separately. Coats, jackets and belts should also be removed.
  • Present your liquids separately
Remember that you can only take liquids on the plane in individual containers with a maximum capacity of 100 ml.

Remember to remove these items from your carry-on luggage and place them in a clear, resealable plastic bag with a maximum capacity of one liter per passenger.

LITTLE HINT: Use our fast track service to save time during busy periods.

Discover the practical luggage guide
Stay Friends and take it easy

6. Let's stay zen and enjoy your trip!

Here is a good motto: always treat others as you would like to be treated.

Our Lyon Airport staff goes out of their way to make your airport experience as pleasant as possible. Please be sure to interact with them in a courteous manner. We are at your disposal and are here to help you!

Enjoy our various shops and stores, to spend a pleasant time at the airport.

Discover all our shops