Traveling from New York to Lyon
Airports in New York
Three airports service the New York metropolitan area: John F. Kennedy (JFK) International Airport, LaGuardia Airport and Newark Liberty International Airport. JFK is located 20 miles from Manhattan on JFK Access Road. LaGuardia is located 6.5 miles from Manhattan on Ditmars Boulevard. Newark is located 16 miles from Manhattan on Brewster Road in Newark, New Jersey. Numerous airlines service the three airports, including North American, JetBlue and United Airlines. The Orbitz.com website can find you cheap flights from New York to any domestic or international destination.
Parking and Transportation
All three airports have long-term parking options available. JFK and Newark both charge $18 per day for long-term parking. The long-term parking at LaGuardia Airport costs $33 per day for the first two days, and $18 per day for each additional day. The NYC Airporter shuttle takes passengers from New York to JFK and LaGuardia airports. The bus fare is $12.75 to LaGuardia and $15.75 to JFK. The subway also runs between Manhattan, LaGuardia and JFK. Cab fare from Manhattan runs between $30 and $50, depending on which airport you're heading to. If you need access to a vehicle when you arrive at your destination, Orbitz.com can reserve a rental car for you.
Dining at the Airports
If you need to grab a bite to eat before your flight, all three airports have on-site restaurants. Some of the dining options include McDonald's, Dunkin' Donuts and Starbucks. Using Orbitz.com to find cheap flights from New York means that all of your travel details are handled before you arrive at the airport. This gives you plenty of time to relax and enjoy a meal before your flight.
Lyon St-ExupÃ©ry Airport Information
When you book flights to Lyon with Orbitz.com, your plane will land at the Lyon St-ExupÃ©ry Airport. A number of domestic and international carriers fly into the airport, including Aer Lingus, Air France, Austrian Airlines, British Airways and easyJet. The airport is located about 13 miles outside of the city.
Transportation from the Lyon St-ExupÃ©ry Airport
To drive from the airport to the city, you can book a rental car online at Orbitz.com. Car rental companies that operate out of the airport include Avis, Hertz and National. There are also several public transportation options available. The Tram Express, which brings you to the city in 30 minutes, costs about 15 dollars. Multiple bus companies operate out of the airport, going into Lyon and cities around the region. You can buy bus tickets from the kiosks in the airport near ground transportation. The TGV train operates from a station within walking distance from the terminal, and trains run regularly to Paris, Lyon and Grenoble. Taxis are also available, and the drive into the city takes between 30 and 45 minutes.
Weather in Lyon
Temperatures in Lyon can vary dramatically from summer to winter. In the coldest months, December and January, temperatures can fall to 30 degrees Fahrenheit. In July, the warmest month, the weather in the city is regularly above 80 degrees Fahrenheit.
Highlights of Lyon
Many visitors to Lyon come for the world-class restaurants and shops, which are located in the historic city center. Art and music are also popular activities, and the Galerie le RÃ©verbÃ¨re and the Bec de Jazz are must-see cultural attractions. After you book discount flights to Lyon, you can use Orbitz.com to find deals on regional activities and tours around the city.
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