The Rhônexpress express tram service is the safest and fastest way to travel from the Lyon city centre to Lyon - Saint-Exupéry airport, with a service departing every 30 minutes and with no risk of traffic jams.
Arriving at the (TGV) St Exupéry train station 30 minutes later, with a maximum speed of 100 km/hour. The terminus, which was completed in June 2011 and designed by Calatrava is located directly beneath the SNCF train station and has 2 lifts and 2 escalators.
The Rhônexpress replaced the Satobus on the 9th August 2010. Its 3 red and grey articulated sections provide seating for 76 people and two areas devoted to wheelchairs, sockets for phones and laptop computers, flight information (delays, etc) and air conditioning.
Automatic ticket distributor and ticket sales in 4 stations, in the tram and on the Internet (TCL does not sell combination "Rhônexpress - TCL" tickets).
The T3 - Rhônexpress is run by Véolia Transports.
Runs 7/7. Departure every 15 minutes from 4:25 AM to midnight (every 30 min. from 4:25 Am to AM and from 9 PM to midnight. Direct link between Saint-Exupéry and city center with the Metro A.
One way ticket : 15.90 €, 13.20 € from 12 to 25 years old or 14,70 € online
Return ticket : 27.50 €, 23.30 € from 12 to 25 years old or 25.90 € online
10 travels ticket : 129 €
Free for children under 12.