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Car hires in Lyon, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

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Lyon, Lyon Metropolis, France
8 mar. — 15 mar.
Lyon, Lyon Metropolis, France
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Car hire insight and trends in Lyon

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What is the cheapest car hire agency in Lyon?

The cheapest car hire in Lyon are generally found through INTERRENT . When booking with INTERRENT , you may be able to find car hire prices for as low as £6/day. The average price to hire a car in Lyon is £23/day.

What car hire company in Lyon has the most locations?

Sunnycars has the most locations of any car hire company in Lyon, with 9 locations.

What car do most people hire in Lyon?

Hiring the Volvo XC60 in Lyon is the most popular car hire among momondo users, followed by hiring the Volkswagen ID.4. Our users have seen Volvo XC60 deals in Lyon for £78 per day on average, and as cheap as £29 per day. It’s an average of £53 per day to hire the Volkswagen ID.4 in Lyon, though you may find prices as low as £34 per day.

Best deals found for Lyon, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes car hires

Find great deals below on a variety of popular rental car types in Lyon, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Economy£13/day
Compact£15/day
Intermediate£21/day
People carrier£26/day
Full-size SUV£27/day
Mini£12/day
Compact SUV£15/day
Supplier choice£23/day
Intermediate SUV£23/day
Standard SUV£26/day
Best rates found by momondo users in the past 48 hours.

Important information about Lyon car hire

You can look through various models from hired cars in Lyon, such as a people carrier rental or a cheap car rental, to suit different needs. This French city features excellent road connections that facilitate efficient navigation within and outside the region, such as the A47 highway and A7 expressway that link to different cities like Saint-Etienne and Marseille. You can get a cheap car rental and enjoy convenient access to the central city's shopping and dining areas. Additionally, you can have an interesting view of the Rhone and Saone Rivers by driving along Quai Saint-Vincent and Quai Claude Bernard. There are approximately 197 car hire locations in Lyon, enhancing your convenience during business meetings or tours. You can also place aside concerns about amenities since the town features several parking lots for your Lyon car rental in and around the central area.

Is it worthwhile renting a car while visiting Lyon?

You can conveniently park your provision from hired cars in Lyon using the different parking systems offered by the town. Lyon also features paid street parking limited between about two to three hours and private parking space with booking available. The city plans to reinforce the bridges between Lyon and Saint-Etienne along A47, meaning that you can expect congestion along this route and its connecting roads. You can drive over an hour to the neighbouring Vichy city to appreciate some history and collections at the Musee des Art d'Afrique et d'Asie. Lyon city rentals permit you to take your friends almost two hours away to Chalon-sur-Saone for an educational and memorable tour around the vineyards while satisfying your palate with some fine wine. The town is highly walkable, with efficient access to stores and eateries within the center. Having a booked vehicle allows you to reach more areas located further apart and outside the city with ease.

What different driving laws should I keep in mind while driving in Lyon?

The French drive on the road's right side and the system feature easily recognizable signs on the routes. If you utilise glasses, ensure you have an extra pair in your vehicle since the law always requires you to wear them when driving. Additionally, pay extra attention to roundabouts and priority to the right rule to avoid violations. Be sure to verify that your service from rental cars in Lyon has two high visibility vests since the law requires them in every vehicle. France permits a maximum of 0.05% alcohol in the blood, generally leading you to stay off drinking at parties. It is best to check with Lyon's motor vehicle department for any law updates.

Will I need a special driving license or permit to drive a rental car in Lyon if I'm visiting from another country?

Rental cars in Lyon mostly require you to provide a proper ID or passport and a driving license with validity lasting at least a year beyond the renting period. International drivers can also utilise their driving licenses without an International Driving Permit (IDP). However, if the foreign license is not the Roman alphabet, you must bring an IDP for translation purposes. Non-EU citizens can also provide the national license with a professional French translation of the national permit. You must be at a minimum of 21 years to rent certain Lyon vehicles, with drivers under 25 years needing a young driver's insurance.


Lyon, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes car hire deals found on momondo

Find the car hire in Lyon that's right for you

Small cars

£30 - £48

All Car Types

£40 - £68

The average price of a small car hire in Lyon, France is £37. The cheapest time to hire a small car in Lyon, France is in March. The price is 19% lower than the rest of the year at just £30 per day. A small car rental is typically 32% less expensive than the average rental car in Lyon. The average price of a car hire in Lyon can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire. Below are the best prices for Lyon small car rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a medium car hire in Lyon, France is £57. The cheapest time to hire a medium car in Lyon, France is in November. The price is 32% lower than the rest of the year at just £40 per day. A medium car rental is typically 7% more expensive than the average rental car in Lyon. The average price of a car hire in Lyon can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire. Below are the best prices for Lyon medium car rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a large car hire in Lyon, France is £87. The cheapest time to hire a large car in Lyon, France is in November. The price is 35% lower than the rest of the year at just £57 per day. A large car rental is typically 38% more expensive than the average rental car in Lyon. The average price of a car hire in Lyon can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire.

The average price of a SUV hire in Lyon, France is £50. The cheapest time to hire a SUV in Lyon, France is in January. The price is 30% lower than the rest of the year at just £36 per day. A SUV rental is typically 6% less expensive than the average rental car in Lyon. The average price of a car hire in Lyon can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire. Below are the best prices for Lyon SUV rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a van hire in Lyon, France is £86. The cheapest time to hire a van in Lyon, France is in March. The price is 20% lower than the rest of the year at just £69 per day. A van rental is typically 38% more expensive than the average rental car in Lyon. The average price of a car hire in Lyon can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire. Below are the best prices for Lyon van rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a luxury car hire in Lyon, France is £92. The cheapest time to hire a luxury car in Lyon, France is in November. The price is 46% lower than the rest of the year at just £50 per day. A luxury car rental is typically 42% more expensive than the average rental car in Lyon. The average price of a car hire in Lyon can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire.

The average price of a convertible hire in Lyon, France is £47. The cheapest time to hire a convertible in Lyon, France is in March. The price is 13% lower than the rest of the year at just £42 per day. A convertible rental is typically 12% less expensive than the average rental car in Lyon. The average price of a car hire in Lyon can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire.

Hyundai i10
or similar Mini
Up to 2 passengers

£12/day

9 mar. - 16 mar.
Hyundai i10
Volkswagen Polo
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

£13/day

9 mar. - 16 mar.
Volkswagen Polo
Hyundai i10
or similar Mini
Up to 2 passengers

£15/day

5 mar. - 12 mar.
Hyundai i10

Lyon car hire directory

All major car hire suppliers in Lyon, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

keddy by Europcar

5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

8.0

Thrifty

4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.6

Comfort

9.2

Overall

9.6

Pick-up/drop-off

9.6

Value

9.6

Budget

8.7
Very Good
4 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.2

Comfort

8.8

Overall

8.6

Pick-up/drop-off

8.0

Value

8.2

Sixt

7.0
Good
8 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.7

Comfort

7.4

Overall

6.8

Pick-up/drop-off

7.1

Value

6.5

Europcar

6.5
Okay
10 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.8

Comfort

7.4

Overall

6.3

Pick-up/drop-off

6.9

Value

6.2

Hertz

6.4
Okay
8 reviews7 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.8

Comfort

7.0

Overall

6.5

Pick-up/drop-off

6.8

Value

6.5

Dollar

4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.6

Comfort

5.6

Overall

5.2

Pick-up/drop-off

4.4

Value

6.0

Rent@Car

3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

2.0

Comfort

2.0

Overall

2.0

Pick-up/drop-off

2.0

Value

2.0

Quick facts about car hire in Lyon

Get the overview on great hire deals, popular car hire companies, and best car types for your visit in Lyon

Most Popular Agency

INTERRENT

Popular Car Types

Economy, Compact, SUV

Cheapest Hire Car

£16

Most Popular Model

Volvo XC60
The most popular Lyon car hire agency found on momondo this month is INTERRENT . Other top choices for car hire companies are Rentscape and Alamo
The following car types were offered at car hire companies in Lyon in the past 72 hours: Economy, Compact, SUV.
The lowest price for a car hire in Lyon is £16/day. For this area, you can expect average prices starting from £35/day.
The most popular car model to hire in Lyon in the past 7 days is the Volvo XC60. Our users also prefer the Volkswagen ID.4 as an alternative.

Find popular attractions close to your car hire pick-up

Visit these must-see attractions near popular car hire locations in Lyon

Nearby attractions:

Tour Part-Dieu11.7 mi
Hôtel de Ville12.6 mi
Place Bellecour12.6 mi
Theatre des Celestins12.7 mi
Halle Tony Garnier12.8 mi

Nearby attractions:

Halle Tony Garnier35.2 mi
Tour Part-Dieu35.8 mi
Place Bellecour36.3 mi
Theatre des Celestins36.5 mi
Hôtel de Ville36.8 mi

Nearby attractions:

Tour Part-Dieu50.2 mi
Hôtel de Ville51.2 mi
Place Bellecour51.2 mi
Theatre des Celestins51.3 mi
Halle Tony Garnier51.3 mi

Hire a car near one of these popular hotels in Lyon

Below are the most popular hotels in Lyon
Hotel Le Royal Lyon - MGallery

Hotel Le Royal Lyon - MGallery

20 Place Bellecour, Lyon, Lyon Metropolis, France

0.1 mi from city centre

Intercontinental Lyon Hotel Dieu

Intercontinental Lyon Hotel Dieu

20 Quai Jules Courmont, Lyon, Lyon Metropolis, France

0.1 mi from city centre

Boscolo Lyon Hotel & Spa

Boscolo Lyon Hotel & Spa

11 Quai Jules Courmont, Lyon, Lyon Metropolis, France

0.2 mi from city centre

Lagrange Apart'hotel Lyon Lumière

Lagrange Apart'hotel Lyon Lumière

81-85 Cours Albert-Thomas, Lyon, Lyon Metropolis, France

1.8 mi from city centre

Hotel Carlton Lyon - MGallery Hotel Collection

Hotel Carlton Lyon - MGallery Hotel Collection

4 Rue Jussieu, Lyon, Lyon Metropolis, France

0.2 mi from city centre

Hôtel Charlemagne

Hôtel Charlemagne

23 Cours Charlemagne, Lyon, Lyon Metropolis, France

1.0 mi from city centre

Radisson Blu Hotel, Lyon

Radisson Blu Hotel, Lyon

129 Rue Servient, Lyon, Lyon Metropolis, France

0.9 mi from city centre

Pilo Lyon

Pilo Lyon

10 Montée des Carmélites, Lyon, Lyon Metropolis, France

1.0 mi from city centre

Mercure Lyon Centre Beaux Arts

Mercure Lyon Centre Beaux Arts

73-75, Rue Du President Edouard Herriot, Lyon, Lyon Metropolis, France

0.2 mi from city centre

Lyon Marriott Hotel Cité Internationale

Lyon Marriott Hotel Cité Internationale

70 Quai Charles de Gaulle, Lyon, Lyon Metropolis, France

2.0 mi from city centre

Hôtel Mercure Lyon Centre - Gare Part-Dieu

Hôtel Mercure Lyon Centre - Gare Part-Dieu

50 rue de la Villette, Lyon, Lyon Metropolis, France

1.3 mi from city centre

Sofitel Lyon Bellecour

Sofitel Lyon Bellecour

20 Quai Gailleton, Lyon, Lyon Metropolis, France

0.2 mi from city centre

Crowne Plaza Lyon - Cite Internationale

Crowne Plaza Lyon - Cite Internationale

22 Quai Charles de Gaulle, Lyon, Lyon Metropolis, France

2.2 mi from city centre

Aparthotel Adagio Lyon Patio Confluence

Aparthotel Adagio Lyon Patio Confluence

50 Cours Charlemagne, Lyon, Lyon Metropolis, France

1.0 mi from city centre

Novotel Lyon Confluence

Novotel Lyon Confluence

3 Rue Paul Montrochet, Lyon, Lyon Metropolis, France

1.5 mi from city centre

Globe Et Cecil

Globe Et Cecil

21 Rue Gasparin, Lyon, Lyon Metropolis, France

0.1 mi from city centre

Fourvière Hôtel

Fourvière Hôtel

23 Rue Roger Radisson, Lyon, Lyon Metropolis, France

0.9 mi from city centre

Holiday Inn Lyon - Vaise

Holiday Inn Lyon - Vaise

13d Avenue Victor Hugo, Lyon, Lyon Metropolis, France

2.3 mi from city centre


Driving with a car hire in Lyon - FAQs

Learn everything there is to know about hiring a car in Lyon so you can be properly prepared for your next trip

How much will it cost to hire a car in Lyon, France in March?

£56 is the cost of a weekend car hire in Lyon for March, with cheap deals starting as low as £17. For a week-long hire, the lowest price was £17, with more options around the £40 mark.

Is there a fee to cancel my Lyon, France car hire?

In most cases, there is no fee when you cancel your Lyon car hire. You can check to see whether or not your preferred car hire company in Lyon offers free cancellation when booking with momondo.

What is the best type of car to hire in Lyon during March?

A Standard is the ideal car to hire when visiting Lyon in March. On average, Lyon receives 60 mm of precipitation and temperatures hover around 10 °C during the month of March. These conditions are well-suited for a Standard size car, which can easily handle a bit of rain and even hold up well when temperatures fall. Hiring a Standard in Lyon will cost you £52/day on average.

What is the speed limit in Lyon, France?

Travellers who hire a car in Lyon should be aware that the city’s speed limit is 35 mph. Suburban speed limits around Lyon are generally 50 mph, whereas speed limits on motorways are 80 mph. Keep in mind that speeds may change depending on what road you’re travelling on, so be on the lookout for posted signage.

What car hire company has the Volvo XC90 in Lyon?

What is the weather like in Lyon, France in February?

Those looking for a hire car in Lyon during the month of February should expect temperatures to be around 4 °C and should expect around 40 mm of precipitation. This information can be helpful when choosing which car you’d like to rent.

Is the weather in Lyon similar to the rest of Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes?

Those looking to hire a car in Lyon for a road trip to the surrounding areas, please know the weather in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes during the month of February usually is around 3 °C with 49.5 mm of possible rain.

When did momondo last update prices for cars in Lyon?

Prices for cars in Lyon refresh daily.

How many operators does momondo search for cars in Lyon?

How old do you have to be to hire a car in Lyon?

Among different countries, including Lyon, the minimum age for drivers varies. In numerous EU countries, drivers must be 18 years old. To hire a car overseas, you'll generally need to be at least 21, and if you're under 25, a young driver surcharge may be imposed. It's recommended that you review the policy of the rental company you're considering before booking.

What documentation or ID do you need to rent a car in Lyon?

To rent a car in Lyon, all drivers must have a valid full driving license. If the license is written in a language other than the language of the country of rental, an International Driving Permit may be required to avoid the risk of potential fines. If you're renting a car abroad, you may also need to provide proof of return travel and accommodation information during your stay. We recommend that you verify with the specific rental company you're booking with.


Why use momondo?

Why should I use momondo to book a car hire in Lyon?

You should use momondo to book a car hire in Lyon because it could save you time and money. momondo fetches and allows you to compare car hire prices and policies from thousands of car hire websites.

How does momondo help me find the best car hire deal in Lyon?

By the use of filters, momondo makes finding a great car hire in Lyon easier. Whether it is price, car type, amenities or policies, momondo allows you to refine your search with these and more filters to find the best deal for you.

Does momondo show car hire deals in Lyon with free cancellation?

Yes momondo does have a filter to only highlight car hire deals which offer free cancellation. This filter is available for all car hire searches on momondo including those for cars in Lyon.

Can I hire a car with a fair fuel policy in Lyon on momondo?

momondo specifically allows you to search for car hire in Lyon with fair fuel policies.

Can I find a car hire in Lyon which offers enhanced cleaning on momondo?

Yes, momondo can show you specific deals which include enhanced cleaning on car hire in Lyon.

Can I search for car hire in Lyon with unlimited mileage on momondo?

Yes, unlimited mileage options can be found on car hire in Lyon on momondo.


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