Booking cheap flights from Lyon is simple with Orbitz.com. Simply search online for the best low-cost flights out of Lyon-Saint Exupéry Airport, which goes by airline code LYS and is located about 25 km east of Lyon. Airlines flying out of Lyon-Saint Exupéry Airport include Air France, Air Arabia, British Airways, easyJet, Lufthansa, and many more.
If you are driving to the airport, there are four short-stay parking lots and one long-stay parking lot for your convenience. You can book a parking lot ahead of time using the online parking planner or simply show up. Some of the lots are adjacent to the airport terminals, and the airport has a free shuttle bus to the terminal for individuals parking in the more distant P5 and P6 lots.
The Tram Express takes you from the historic district or business district of the city to the airport in less than 30 minutes. You can also get to the airport by taking the Lyon Saint Exupéry railway to the railway station located just a five-minute walk from the airport. Buses from Lyon and other cities in the region also schedule regular stops at the airport.
Travelers can enjoy a wide range of budget and fine dining options while awaiting the departure of cheap flights from Lyon. Enjoy a coffee at Caffe Ritazza or Segafredo Zanetti Espresso, or have a meal at L'Assiette, Fournil de Pierre, O'picnic, or Le Grand Comptoir. In Terminal 3, Food Village offers bottled beverages and prepackaged sandwiches and snacks to go.
Flights to Bologna, Italy, land at the Aeroporto di Bologna, located roughly eight miles northwest of the downtown area. When you need to find cheap fares for your trip to Bologna, use Orbitz.com to choose from any of 32 domestic and international airlines that service the airport.
The Aerobus-BLQ shuttle service will take you from the airport to the city center, where you can connect to other bus routes or hop on the train to reach your final destination. You will also find taxis available directly outside the baggage claim areas, or you can hire a private car service to ride into town in style. You also could use Orbitz.com to rent a car for the duration of your stay. You should be able to use your U.S. driver's license, but to be safe, apply for an International Driver's License before you arrive in Italy.
Bologna's winters are chilly, with temperatures ranging from the high 20s to the low 40s. Summers are beautiful but warm, with high temperatures in the mid 80s. Spring and fall see the most rainfall, so be sure to pack a waterproof jacket or umbrella if you plan to visit during those seasons.
History and architecture buffs will find plenty to see and do. Some of the must-see attractions include the Chiesa dell'Annunziata, the Museo Morandi, the Baptistry and the Basilica of San Petronio. Foodies may enjoy taking one of the many cooking classes or food tours operating in the area. Enjoy your stay, and be sure to use Orbitz.com the next time you need to book flights to Bologna.
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