Lyon Saint Exupéry Airport is one of two airports serving the region. It is named after the celebrated French pilot and writer Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, who was a Lyon native. Car hire in Lyon Saint Exupéry Airport is an ideal option for travelling to Lyon or for those venturing further afield. Lyon is a thriving city, packed full of culture, diversity and surprises; for instance, did you know that Lyon was the birthplace of cinema? Or that it was the epicentre of the French Revolution? Hiring a car really allows visitors to embrace all this majestic city has to offer.