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Lyon Mini Guide

Located in the Rhone Alpes and the east central region of France, Lyon is one of the most important cities in the country. Not only is this large city of nearly half a million inhabitants, but it has had a significant impact on French culture in terms of cinema, sport and architecture.

Furthermore many of our car hire in Lyon customers are business travellers in this major centre for biotech industries such as pharmaceuticals. With a car you are well positioned as so many major cities are within driving distance.
 

Cheapest car hire in Lyon

Fiat 500

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 37.44 EUR/day
Fiat 500

7 Days rental at 262.08 EUR from 20/02/2023

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Toyota Yaris

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 38.11 EUR/day
Toyota Yaris

7 Days rental at 266.77 EUR from 20/02/2023

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Fiat 500X

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 39.23 EUR/day
Fiat 500X

7 Days rental at 274.63 EUR from 20/02/2023

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Fiat 500

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 39.25 EUR/day
Fiat 500

7 Days rental at 274.77 EUR from 20/02/2023

  1 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Fiat 500

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 39.27 EUR/day
Fiat 500

7 Days rental at 274.93 EUR from 20/02/2023

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Fiat 500

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 39.37 EUR/day
Fiat 500

7 Days rental at 275.63 EUR from 20/02/2023

  1 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Fiat 500

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 39.77 EUR/day
Fiat 500

7 Days rental at 278.39 EUR from 20/02/2023

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Peugeot 208

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 40.00 EUR/day
Peugeot 208

7 Days rental at 280.00 EUR from 20/02/2023

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Renault Clio

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 40.09 EUR/day
Renault Clio

7 Days rental at 280.66 EUR from 20/02/2023

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Hyundai Kona Electric

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 46.24 EUR/day
Hyundai Kona Electric

7 Days rental at 323.71 EUR from 20/02/2023

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Fiat 500

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 39.77 EUR/day
Fiat 500

7 Days rental at 278.39 EUR from 20/02/2023

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Fiat 500

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 42.98 EUR/day
Fiat 500

7 Days rental at 300.90 EUR from 20/02/2023

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Hyundai Kona Electric

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 42.79 EUR/day
Hyundai Kona Electric

7 Days rental at 299.58 EUR from 20/02/2023

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

BMW 5 Series Hybrid

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 103.85 EUR/day
BMW 5 Series Hybrid

7 Days rental at 726.96 EUR from 20/02/2023

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

BMW X5 Hybrid

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 191.56 EUR/day
BMW X5 Hybrid

7 Days rental at 1340.92 EUR from 20/02/2023

  6 |
  Automatic |
  Yes
  • Lyon car hire special offers

    We currently have 1 special offers for car rental in Lyon including;

  • Pre-Registration available
    For faster, easier car hire, add driver details before pick-up available from ALAMO, HERTZ.

Useful to know about Lyon

  • The residents of Lyon are known as Lyonnais.
  • The international headquarters of Interpol are based in Lyon.
  • Olympique Lyonnais is one of the most successful French football teams.
  • Lyon is only 600 kilometres away from Barcelona.
  • The Lumiere brothers ensured the Lyon has an important role in French cinema.

 

Popular car hire destinations in Lyon

Best car rental companies in Lyon

8.1
No.1: NATIONAL,
based on 94 reviews
80
80
70
80
80
29 min (average wait time)
7.8
No.2: ENTERPRISE,
based on 1709 reviews
80
80
70
70
80
23 min (average wait time)
7.5
No.4: EUROPCAR,
based on 6042 reviews
70
70
60
70
80
22 min (average wait time)

Lyon car hire information

  • 8.2/10
    Best Rated Agent:
    National EMEA Corporate
  • € 262.08
    Average price:
    (per week)
  • € 37.44
    Best Price:
    Per Week
  • 51
    Most Popular Type:
    Compact
  • 12
    Most popular model:
    Peugeot 308
  • 169
    Total Cars Available
     

Average prices per day for car hire in Lyon

ItemPercent
January€ 57
February€ 67
March€ 54
April€ 53
May€ 48
June€ 59
July€ 111
August€ 97
September€ 63
October€ 54
November€ 62
December€ 64
ItemPercent
January€ 50
February€ 59
March€ 49
April€ 43
May€ 38
June€ 42
July€ 78
August€ 70
September€ 50
October€ 50
November€ 52
December€ 57
ItemPercent
January€ 95
February€ 108
March€ 79
April€ 95
May€ 76
June€ 110
July€ 139
August€ 118
September€ 97
October€ 65
November€ 95
December€ 105
ItemPercent
January€ 85
February€ 91
March€ 67
April€ 71
May€ 58
June€ 83
July€ 135
August€ 119
September€ 85
October€ 84
November€ 91
December€ 95
ItemPercent
January€ 89
February€ 105
March€ 95
April€ 89
May€ 110
June€ 87
July€ 169
August€ 140
September€ 96
October€ 92
November€ 82
December€ 98
ItemPercent
January€ 41
February€ 51
March€ 43
April€ 35
May€ 36
June€ 44
July€ 71
August€ 65
September€ 44
October€ 45
November€ 47
December€ 51
ItemPercent
January€ 84
February€ 94
March€ 72
April€ 78
May€ 60
June€ 86
July€ 159
August€ 135
September€ 89
October€ 86
November€ 92
December€ 92
ItemPercent
January€ 63
February€ 74
March€ 51
April€ 64
May€ 43
June€ 51
July€ 125
August€ 107
September€ 61
October€ 62
November€ 71
December€ 63

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*average daily rates based on 7 day rental, search for today's best prices

FAQs about car hire in Lyon

How much does car hire in Lyon cost?

Car hire in Lyon costs as little as €37.40 per day, however the average price across all suppliers for a Mini class vehicle is €53.50 per day. The most expensive car to hire is €191.60 per day from SIXT for a BMW X5 Hybrid.

What car hire companies offer sanitised car rental in Lyon?

9 car hire brands have committed to maintaining sanitisation measures as per WHO COVID-19 guidelines in Lyon, including SIXT, RENTSCAPE, BUDGET, see the full list here.

What car hire companies offer sanitised car rental in Lyon?

None of the car hire companies in Lyon are currently offering sanitised cars as per WHO COVID-19 guidelines.

Who is the best car rental agent in Lyon?

Based on recent customer reviews over the last 3 months, National EMEA Corporate has the highest customer rating for car hire in Lyon with a score of 8.1/10

with Enterprise EMEA Corporate rated second best with a score of 7.8/10

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How much does it cost to hire a compact car in Lyon?

Today’s cheapest price for compact car hire in Lyon is €286.52 per week from RENTSCAPE.

Who is the cheapest car hire agent in Lyon?

The cheapest car hire company in Lyon is KEDDY BY EUROPCAR, with prices for a Mini class car such as the Fiat 500 available from as little as €262.08 per week.

How much is fuel in Lyon?

You can expect to pay €1.695/ltr of petrol and €1.82/ltr of diesel in Lyon. You’ll pay a premium if refilling at motorway services of up to 10%.

What car hire agencies are available in Lyon?

We can arrange great deals on car hire in Lyon with leading car hire companies such as ALAMO, AVIS, BUDGET, DOLLAR, ENTERPRISE, EUROPCAR, HERTZ, KEDDY BY EUROPCAR, NATIONAL, RENTSCAPE, SIXT, THRIFTY as well as reputable, local car hire companies.

What type of car can I hire in Lyon?

We can arrange Compact, Compact Elite, Economy, Fullsize, Intermediate, Intermediate Elite, Luxury, Mini, Premium and Standard class rental cars in Lyon.

How much does it cost to hire a convertible car in Lyon?

We don’t currently have any convertible cars to hire in Lyon, but we are working in it and please check dates for future rentals.
The price at the moment for a convertible rental car in Lyon is € per week from for a .

Do you have a discount code for car hire in Lyon?

We don’t have any discount codes for car hire in Lyon at the moment, however KEDDY BY EUROPCAR rates start from just €262.08 per week. If you’ve found a cheaper price than €262.08 from KEDDY BY EUROPCAR in Lyon - Part Dieu Train Station or any other rental agent, let us know and we’ll do our best to beat it.

How much does it cost to hire a car for a week in Lyon?

The cheapest price to hire a car for a week in Lyon is €261.80 per week with an average price of €374.50 per week across all car hire companies.
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Information about the car hire agents in Lyon

Telephone numbers for popular car hire companies in Lyon

  • Europcar (tel: 33825002522)
  • Avis (tel: 04 27 19 30 57)
  • Sixt (tel: +33-820007498)
  • Budget (tel: 04 27 19 30 57)
  • Thrifty (tel: +33 (0) 82 5800 114)
  • Hertz (tel: 0825800114)
  • Enterprise (tel: 0478534689)
  • Alamo (tel: 0478534689)
  • Keddy by europcar (tel: 33825002522)
  • Dollar (tel: 825800114)

Pick-up locations for car hire companies in Lyon

  • Europcar (AGENCE 5 AV GEORGES POMPIDOU PARKING 203 RUE PAUL BERT LEVEL 6, 48 RUE DE LA VILLETTE, LYON, 69003)
  • Avis (8 Avenue Georges Pompidou, Lyon, 69003)
  • Sixt (8 Avenue Georges Pompidou, Lyon, 69003)
  • Budget (8 Avenue Georges Pompidou, Lyon, 69003)
  • Thrifty (48 Rue De La Villette, Lyon, 69003)
  • Hertz (8 Avenue Georges Pompidou, Car Return:205 Rue Paul Bert, Lyon, 69003)

Car hire company ratings in Lyon

  • National EMEA: Rated 8.1/10 from 48 reviews
  • Enterprise EMEA: Rated 7.8/10 from 227 reviews
  • Sixt EMEA: Rated 7.5/10 from 1003 reviews
  • Europcar EMEA: Rated 7.5/10 from 1596 reviews
  • Budget EMEA: Rated 7.3/10 from 837 reviews
  • Alamo EMEA: Rated 7.2/10 from 397 reviews

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