Car & Van Hire in Lyon

Enterprise car hire locations in Lyon

Lyon is a large, historic city with a rapidly growing metropolitan area. The city famous for its cuisine and has a lively cultural scene. Founded by the Romans, there are many well-preserved historical attractions for visitors to see and it's also a UNESCO world heritage site. With the River Rhone to the East and the River Saone to the West, the city is divided into districts and includes a thriving university, great shopping for a real air of sophistication. There are four Enterprise branches for those who want to hire a vehicle for business or leisure. There's a branch in central Lyon at Part Dieu, a branch to the north at Lyon Ecully, one to the east at Lyon Est and a branch at the airport. These are all easily accessible by public transport from central Lyon.

Our Vehicles For Hire In Lyon

Enterprise offers customers a wide choice of vehicles for car rental in Lyon. With a comprehensive fleet to suit every traveller, you can hire a compact car for driving in the city or an economy car if you're travelling on a budget. Enterprise also has superb top-of-the-range cars as well as vans. Families and groups may wish to hire a people carrier for more space or even a robust SUV for driving across different terrain in all weathers.

Cheap Car And Van Hire In Lyon

Benefit from the great deals for Lyon car hire when renting a car from one of the city's four Enterprise branches. When you book online, you'll find that choosing your vehicle is easy with a wide choice from budget to luxury vehicles at the most competitive rates. Book both cars and van to suit the purpose of your journey and save money for prepaid rental. Enterprise offers the best deals when booking online and you can include extras such as a sat nav or a child seat. With fuel-efficient vehicles, you can rest assured that you'll get value for money and your vehicle will meet emissions standards.

Airport Car Hire

Travellers arriving at Lyon Airport can pick up their hire car from Enterprise Rent-A-Car in the terminal building. This international airport serves many UK and international destinations, including London, and Manchester. It's around 18 miles from the centre of Lyon via the N346 and is connected to other areas in the region by major roads like the A432, an orbital motorway. The airport lies a north of the A43 Lyon to Grenoble motorway and can easily be reached from the Lyon to Geneva and Lyon to Bourg-en-Bresse motorways too.

Attractions In Lyon

Visit the Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere, an imposing sight from virtually everywhere in the city and a must-see attraction. Its striking presence on the top of a hill reveals an ornate exterior and an overwhelmingly beautiful interior. In the city's 6th arrondissement, visit the Parc de la Tete d'Or, a lovely park with a large lake where you can hire boats, walk in a rose garden, and ride on a miniature railway. In the city centre, don't miss Vieux Lyon (the old town), which is a beautiful area enveloped in history and with stunning architecture. Its characterful cobbled streets take you back hundreds of years and the area has many great restaurants and cafes.

Places To Visit Outside Lyon

Take a trip to the countryside around Lyon and explore pretty villages, castles, and many other cultural treasures. For a relaxing day out, visit the grounds of the Domaine de Lacroix-Laval less than 10 miles north-west of Lyon via Route de Sain-Bel/D7. You'll love the pretty country village of Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez, 27 miles north of Lyon via the D342. Then, drive around 20 miles south of Lyon to immerse yourself in history and culture at Vienne, with its ancient temple and wonderful theatre.

Parking And Traffic Information In Lyon

As the third-largest city in France, driving in Lyon can be busy. Much depends on the time of day and also the season during which you visit. It's wise to allow extra time for your journey if you're driving on a particular schedule. To find your way around in Lyon itself, you'll benefit from a sat nav or a street map, because many signs in the city are for local areas, which may not be familiar to you. When it comes to parking, use a central car park or on-street parking in Lyon, which are dotted around and aren't hard to find.