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Hire a campervan in Lyon

Lyon is the ideal starting point to rent a campervan or motorhome and set off on your camping adventure exploring the historic Rhône-Alpes region, making a stopover in Italian Switzerland, and enjoying an active holiday in the mountains! The city is home to several UNESCO world heritage sites, bursting with art and culture as well as delicious French cuisine. Pick up your campervan rental in Lyon and discover the French heritage and the natural wonders close by.

Starting from 69 £ / night

Pick up your campervan rental in Lyon here

The roadsurfer Lyon rental station is located just outside the city centre with quick access to the motorways, making it super easy to set off on your road trip. It is well connected to the airport and the Main railway station, though we recommend taking a taxi to our location from the airport as it’s only an 20-minute drive. Find our address and directions via public transport below.

Lyon

Lyon

Address

1201 Avenue des Prés Seigneurs
01120 Dagneux
France

Getting to the station

From the Main Station: Take the TER Part-Dieu to Amberieux and get off at the “Montluel” station. It is then a 5-minute stroll to our station. You can also get to the “Montluel” station by taking the 171 bus line.

From the Airport: Take the Rhone Express to Lyon Part-Dieu station, then continue towards “Montluel”. We recommend taking a taxi or an Uber as it will only take you 20-minutes.

Parking Information

Please note that it is not possible to park your vehicle in the roadsurfer station carpark. We recommend the carpark near the Montluel train station, next to the coastal ophthalmology centre:

  • 485 rue des valets, 01120 Montluel (7-minutes’ walk from the station).

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roadsurfer Motorhome and Campervan Fleet in Lyon

Cruise the French landscape and wind through the Mountain roads in comfort and style. The following roadsurfer campers are available to hire in Lyon, from spacious motorhomes for big adventures to compact campervans for road trips that little bit closer to nature.

roadsurfer surfer suite side view
  • 4
  • 4

Surfer Suite VW T6.1 California Ocean (Right-hand drive in UK)

  • 150 hp diesel
  • Integrated kitchenette
  • Outdoor shower (cold)
  • Automatic pop-up roof
  • Park-assist and rear camera
  • Cruise and distance control ACC, GPS
roadsurfer beach hostel deluxe side view
  • 5
  • 4+1

Beach Hostel VW T6.1 California Beach

  • 150 hp diesel
  • Big bed (whole vehicle width)
  • pull-out kitchen unit
  • Manual pop-up roof
  • Park-assist and rear camera
  • Cruise and distance control ACC, GPS
roadsurfer travel home side view
  • 4
  • 4

Travel Home Mercedes Marco Polo

  • 163 hp diesel
  • Integrated kitchenette
  • Outdoor shower (cold)
  • Manual pop-up roof
  • Hitch
  • Park-assist and rear camera
roadsurfer camper cabin side view
  • 5
  • 4+1

Camper Cabin Ford Nugget with pop-up roof

  • 170 PS Diesel
  • Integrated kitchenette (2-room concept)
  • Outdoor shower (cold)
  • Manual pop-up roof
  • Hitch
  • Park assist
roadsurfer camper cabin side view
  • 5
  • 4+1

Camper Cabin Deluxe Ford Nugget Plus with pop-up roof

  • 150 hp diesel
  • Integrated kitchenette (2-room concept)
  • Outdoor shower (cold)
  • WC
  • Manual pop-up roof
  • Hitch, Parking aid
roadsurfer Road House with pop up roof
  • 4
  • 4

Road House Van with pop-up roof (540)

  • 140 hp diesel
  • spacious kitchen area
  • Indoor shower/wet room (warm)
  • WC
  • Manual pop-up roof
  • Parking assistance, rear camera, Tempomat, etc.
Family Finca Side View
  • 4
  • 2+2

Family Finca Van with a fixed high roof (600)

  • 177 hp diesel
  • spacious kitchen area
  • Indoor shower/wet room (warm)
  • WC
  • Fixed high roof
  • Parking assistance, rear camera, Tempomat, etc.
New at roadsurfer roadsurfer Cozy Cottage
  • 3
  • 2+1

Cozy Cottage Semi-integrated caravan (700)

  • 177 hp diesel
  • spacious kitchen area
  • large bathroom
  • WC
  • without pop-up roof
  • Rear view camera, cruise control, spacious rear garage, etc.

Your roadsurfer Advantages



Unlimited mileage


Free 2nd driver included


Flexible rebooking and cancellation options


Road assistance and comprehensive insurance packages


Free camping equipment and kitchen utensils included


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Motorhome and Campervan Hire With roadsurfer in Lyon

A wide range of activities and travel destinations are within a short distance after picking up your campervan rental in Lyon. You can discover the beautiful Rhône-Alpes region and explore the many lakes, the majestic Alps, and the regional parks. Plus, the city of Lyon has an exceptional cultural heritage and is well worth a visit. Read on for our helpful rental recommendations, such as where to fill up your water tank at the start of your journey to how to find a private camping spot on your holiday.


Motorhome and campervans with ready-to-go camping equipment

At roadsurfer, we offer you the latest campervan and motorhome models in the best possible conditions, and we have also thought of all the equipment you need to make your trip easier! You don’t need to worry about heavy suitcases because we have all your camping essentials covered. In your motorhome rental, you’ll find a camping table, two camping chairs, a cable for charging electricity, a brush, a water canister, and a gas bottle inside. We even provide a kitchen box with all your cooking essentials and tableware for four people. In the end, all you have to do is concentrate on packing your own personal items. If you are hiring a campervan for a bike trip, you might want to consider adding a bike rack to your booking.

Best time to hire a campervan in Lyon

Want to spend some time in the city of lights and eat delicious French cuisine? You can visit Lyon all year round due to its mild and sunny climate, but it is particularly best during Spring, Summer, and Autumn are the best seasons to visit. It is a convenient starting point for a road trip due to the surrounding areas. Many lakes are close by as well as the Alps and many regional natural parks. It is the perfect place to hire a campervan if you want to relax and unwind by the lake or conquer the hiking and biking trails in the Alps!

Filling and emptying water tanks in Lyon

We know that it can be tricky to find places to fill your water tank or empty it when you return your campervan hire. Here are a few helpful pointers, because emptying waste water is not something you can do just anywhere. The following service areas are close to the roadsurfer station:

  • For those who will use the motorway, Dagneux, A42 aire de Lyon Montluel
  • Free motorhome park: 279 rue centrale, 01360 Balan (5 minutes away)
  • Free service area: 6 chemin des meules, 69330 Jons (9 minutes away)
  • Waste water disposal area: 467 route nationale, 01120 La Boisse (5 minutes away)

Petrol stations near our Lyon station

These are the nearest petrol stations to the roadsurfer rental station to fill up on your return journey:

  • Intermarché La Boisse: 168 route de Thil, 01120 La Boisse (just off the motorway)
  • Super U Montluel: 16 Cr de la Portelle, 01120 Montluel (3 minutes away)
  • Shell aire de Lyon Dagneux: E611, A42, 01120 Dagneux
  • TotalEnergies: 521 route nationale Montluel, 01120 La Boisse

Parking in Lyon

As with all big cities, it is easiest to navigate parking in Lyon with a few insider tips, especially with a larger motorhome. To begin with, there are two different parking zones:

  • Zone presto, which is more suitable for retailers and short-term parking.
  • Zone tempo, paid parking from Monday to Saturday, from 9 am to 7 pm (except in August).

If you want to travel within the city, a campervan rental will definitely be the best option as it is more compact in the city, especially as most car parks have quite restrictive heights in Lyon. The most accessible car parks for our roadsurfer fleet are:

  • Parking Bonnefoi (2m80)
  • Parking Saint-Antoine (2m05)
  • Parking Marché Gare (2m30)
  • Parking P2 Cité Internationale (2m70)

Camping Near Lyon

Looking for a unique camping experience for your campervan trip? Find amazing camping spots with the roadsurfer spots App and book a pitch tailored to your needs with welcoming hosts at a very good price. If you’ve read the section above, you’ll have realised that Lyon and its surrounding areas are full of interesting spots, so imagine sleeping in one of them! Gorgeous countryside, lakes, vineyards, mountains, and much more.


Campsites by the Lake

Campsites in the Nature

Campsites in the Mountains

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