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About Flights to Lyon

Summary info about Lyon flight prices, duration and airlines

Best One-Way Price

$158

Best Round-Trip Price

$377

Fastest flight time

10h 50m

Operated By

1 airline
The best one-way flight price to Lyon from United States in the last 72 hours is $158 (New York John F Kennedy Intl to Lyon-Saint Exupéry).
The best round-trip flight price to Lyon from United States in the last 72 hours is $377 (New York John F Kennedy Intl to Lyon-Saint Exupéry).
The fastest flight to Lyon from United States takes 10h 50m (New York John F Kennedy Intl to Lyon-Saint Exupéry).
There is 1 airline operating flights to Lyon, including TAP AIR PORTUGAL.

Lyon flights insights and trends

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What is the cheapest month to fly to Lyon?

If you aren’t able to travel during the month of March, then book flights to Lyon from United States during February instead. Flights to Lyon in February, while not as cheap as those in March, still average around $589.

What is the absolute cheapest flight to Lyon?

In the past two weeks, users have booked deals to Lyon for $15/person, which is 98% cheaper than the average flight to Lyon. To find the cheapest price to Lyon from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.
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What is the cheapest day to depart on your flight to Lyon?

Our data shows that Thursday is the least expensive day to fly to Lyon. Tickets to fly out on this day can be as low as $788. The most expensive day to fly to Lyon is Sunday, with ticket prices averaging around $930.

What is the cheapest time of day to depart on your flight to Lyon?

Our data shows that the cheapest United States to Lyon flights are usually those with departure times in the morning. Our users have found flights to Lyon in the morning for as low as $641. Flights to Lyon are more costly in the afternoon, with an average ticket price of $868. Departure times in the afternoon fall within the peak daily travel times, which is why tickets can be more expensive.

How long does it take to fly to Lyon?

Average flight duration from United States to Lyon depends on which airport you fly into and out of. Flying from Los Angeles to Lyon-Saint Exupéry is 14h 30m on average, while flying from San Francisco to Lyon-Saint Exupéry is 15h 55m on average. Lyon-Saint Exupéry is the most popular airport in Lyon.

How far in advance should I book a flight to Lyon?

The best time to book a flight to Lyon from United States is 60 days out, which is when prices tend to be around $803.

Cheapest flights to Lyon airports

Find the cheapest flights to these Lyon airports from your nearest city or airport
Los Angeles
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CHEAPEST ROUTE FROM Los Angeles TO Lyon

Los Angeles (LAX) to Lyon (LYS)

Typically, flights to Lyon from Los Angeles are cheaper when flying from Los Angeles to Lyon-Saint Exupéry, which has an average price of $873

CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO LYON FROM LOS ANGELESJanuary33% cheaperFlying from Los Angeles to Lyon costs on average just $586 in January
MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO LYON FROM LOS ANGELESJune45% more expensiveIt costs about $1,268 for flights to Lyon from Los Angeles in June
MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO LYON FROM LOS ANGELESJuly290% more users visitedMore momondo users searched in flights to Lyon from Los Angeles in July than any other month

Frequently asked questions about flying to Lyon

How long does it take to fly to Lyon?

Popular flights from the United States to Lyon, France (LYS) depart from New York, Los Angeles, Boston, and Miami. You can easily find Lyon flight deals with one layover, although some of them have two to three stops before finally landing in Lyon, France. Shorter flights to Lyon depart from Boston Logan International Airport and take approximately 10 hours with one layover, followed by flights from New York John F. Kennedy International Airport that take approximately 12 hours with one layover. You can also depart from Miami International Airport, which will take about 14 hours with one layover. If you depart from Los Angeles International Airport, you'll take about 16 hours with one layover before you land in Lyon-Saint Exupery Airport, Lyon. These flights could take longer with two or three layovers.

Where can you fly directly into Lyon from?

Nonstop flights from the United States to Lyon are currently unavailable, but you can easily find Lyon flight deals with one layover if you need to get there faster. From Boston (BOS), you find one-stop flights with Delta Airlines and Air France with layovers in Paris. If you don't mind two or three layovers, you’ll stop in several cities, including Paris, Amsterdam, and Atlanta. From New York (JFK), Iberia, Delta, and Air France offer Lyon flight deals with one or two layovers in Paris, Detroit, Amsterdam, and Chicago. From Miami (MIA), you can book flights with Finnair, Iberia, Delta, and Air France with one, two, or three layovers in Atlanta, Madrid, Charlotte, and London. From Los Angeles (LAX), you'll find deals with one or two layovers in Paris, New York, and Atlanta.

Courchevel 1550 is known in Lyon for its amazing views and rigorous terrain. Locals and tourists enjoy making their way up the mountains when temperatures are mild and there is less chance of precipitation. Hiking in the area is often enjoyed most when the weather begins warming up and the chance for rain is low. Considering this, it would be recommended to fly to Lyon during May, June, and July to take advantage of the warmer weather and go for a hike. Hikers looking for a more family-friendly day in the great outdoors would be best suited to plan their flight to Lyon for May, June, and July, when they can visit Parc de la Tête d'Or and enjoy all that the park has to offer.

Saint-Étienne Boutheon Airport, Grenoble Airport, Chambéry Airport, Le-Puy-en-Velay Loudes Airport or Clermont-Ferrand Aulnat Airport can be an alternative airport used for travel to Lyon.

The cheapest airport near Lyon is typically Chambéry Airport with an average price of $744/person. These prices vary based on where travelers are coming from. It is suggested that travelers looking to save money try momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.



Lyon flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares from airports in United States to Lyon found recently by users on momondo
Multiple Airlines
Mar 2
JFK12:25 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
11h 30m
1 stop
LYS11:55 pmLyon-Saint Exupéry
Mar 7
LYS4:05 amLyon-Saint Exupéry
18h 55m
2 stops
JFK11:00 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
Mar 15
JFK2:25 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
23h 00m
1 stop
LYS1:25 pmLyon-Saint Exupéry
Mar 22
LYS3:05 amLyon-Saint Exupéry
14h 20m
1 stop
JFK5:25 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
Feb 1
JFK12:25 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
23h 00m
1 stop
LYS11:25 amLyon-Saint Exupéry
Feb 10
LYS2:05 amLyon-Saint Exupéry
14h 20m
1 stop
JFK4:25 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
Jan 21
JFK12:25 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
12h 20m
1 stop
LYS12:45 amLyon-Saint Exupéry
Jan 29
LYS9:00 amLyon-Saint Exupéry
13h 15m
1 stop
JFK10:15 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
Nov 16
JFK12:25 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
11h 35m
1 stop
LYS12:00 amLyon-Saint Exupéry
Nov 24
LYS4:25 amLyon-Saint Exupéry
18h 35m
2 stops
JFK11:00 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
Mar 2
JFK12:25 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
23h 05m
1 stop
LYS11:30 amLyon-Saint Exupéry
Mar 7
LYS2:05 amLyon-Saint Exupéry
14h 20m
1 stop
JFK4:25 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl

Find the cheapest one-way flights to Lyon

If you're looking for one-way flights from United States to Lyon, view some of our deals below.
Multiple Airlines
Mar 18
JFK2:25 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
16h 00m
1 stop
LYS6:25 amLyon-Saint Exupéry
Multiple Airlines
Mar 25
JFK2:25 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
22h 05m
1 stop
LYS12:30 pmLyon-Saint Exupéry
Multiple Airlines
Dec 13
JFK12:25 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
11h 35m
1 stop
LYS12:00 amLyon-Saint Exupéry

Which airlines fly to Lyon?

Here you can see a selection of the most popular and cheapest airlines for flights to Lyon

Which airlines fly to Lyon?

There may be other airlines that fly to Lyon from United States, but the most popular among our users are Lufthansa, Delta, Air France and United Airlines. These airlines should offer flights to Lyon on a routine basis if you’re flying from one of the more popular airports in United States.

Turkish Airlines Flights to Lyon

The most popular airline for flights to Lyon on momondo is Turkish Airlines, which operates 11 flights in this direction every week. Most depart out of Istanbul, with the best deal for Turkish Airlines flights to Lyon being $488 (round-trip, New York John F Kennedy Intl to Lyon, momondo searches within the last 72 hours). In 147 Turkish Airlines reviews, it is rated 8.0 by momondo users.

Delta Flights to Lyon

Another popular choice for flights to Lyon is Delta (7.9/10, 410 reviews). Most Delta flights landing in Lyon will be arriving from Paris Charles de Gaulle, but there are 32 Delta flights to Lyon from all departure points globally so prices can vary significantly. The best Delta deal found on momondo this week was $587 (Boston Logan Intl to Lyon, round-trip).


Airports near Lyon

Below you will find all the airports in Lyon along with the distance from the city center

How do you get to the city center from Lyon airport?

A popular way to get from the LYS Airport to Lyon city center is by the Rhonexpress Tram. The tram service has a direct line between the city and the airport and takes approximately 30 minutes to get to Part-Dieu, Lyon's tram station. It runs every 15 minutes operates between 5 am and midnight every day. The next travel option is by taxi, which is preferable if you have a lot of luggage, and the trip will take about 20 minutes to the city. Alternatively, you can get an Uber if you're not confident enough to tackle public transport, which will also take about 20 minutes to the city.


Popular routes to Lyon

Most frequently searched flights to Lyon along with the cheapest price and shortest flight duration
Copenhagen to Lyon Flights
Fastest flight time2h 10m
Cheapest price$163

Visa requirements for visiting Lyon

What passport or visa requirements are there when visiting Lyon?

UA citizens require a valid passport with at least six months validity to enter France. However, a visa is not required for stays of up to 90 days.


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Best things to do and see in Lyon

What can you see and do in Lyon?

If you're like most tourists, it's a given that you may want to check out the Basilica of Notre-Dame de Fourviere, which you can see from almost anywhere in Lyon. If you're an ardent historian, you may like the Gallo Roman Museum, an archaeological museum located underground, and the Roman Theaters of Lyon, where gladiators used to fight back in the day. From here, venture the secret passageways in Vieux Lyon, also known as Traboules, and if you'd like to take home a souvenir, take a tour in the silk industry in Croix-Rousse, then go enjoy then unique Lyonnaise cuisine from the small family-owned bouchons on every street.


Why use momondo?

To find the flight that best suits your needs, momondo gathers a range of flights from a large pool of different airlines and agents; you can then use our insights and filters to find and book the right flight to Lyon.

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momondo helps you find the best flight to Lyon by providing filters to narrow your choice of flights to those matching your criteria. You can select flights based on numerous factors such as price, departure and landing times, airport and airline.

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