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Lyon Airport introduces an antigen testing service

2 new COVID-19 screening centers at the airport

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Antigen tests are now available for passengers arriving and departing from the  airport

Since November 7, 2  antigen testing centers  have  been open at the airport in coordination with the ARS (Regional Health Agency) and the Prefecture of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.

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Fast, free and unconstrained screening

Lyon Airport has set up 2  antigen testing centers : 

1.  At its medical center, on the ground floor  of the Arc building (in the immediate vicinity of Terminal 2).

This service is reserved in priority for passengers with a ticket for a departing flight within a maximum of 72 hours or an arriving flight the same day. 

  • This screening is free, voluntary-based and without prior appointment.
  • The results, which do not require laboratory analysis, are available  within 30 minutes.
  • Passengers will receive a hard-copy proof at the end of their test.

2. At the Hall R of the  airside at Terminal 2. 

The service is exclusively reserved for passengers arriving from  countries identified as red zone. Please, consult the full list of  respective countries on France Diplomacy website  here

So do not hesitate: get tested!
For tests  performed on the  departure day, we recommend that you arrive at the airport in advance before your flight (at least 1,5 hour before your usual arrival).