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Lyon-Saint Exupéry Airport
Booking cheap flights from Lyon is simple with Orbitz.com. Simply search online for the best low-cost flights out of Lyon-Saint Exupéry Airport, which goes by airline code LYS and is located about 25 km east of Lyon. Airlines flying out of Lyon-Saint Exupéry Airport include Air France, Air Arabia, British Airways, easyJet, Lufthansa, and many more.
Lyon-Saint Exupéry Airport Parking Options
If you are driving to the airport, there are four short-stay parking lots and one long-stay parking lot for your convenience. You can book a parking lot ahead of time using the online parking planner or simply show up. Some of the lots are adjacent to the airport terminals, and the airport has a free shuttle bus to the terminal for individuals parking in the more distant P5 and P6 lots.
Getting to Lyon-Saint Exupéry Airport
The Tram Express takes you from the historic district or business district of the city to the airport in less than 30 minutes. You can also get to the airport by taking the Lyon Saint Exupéry railway to the railway station located just a five-minute walk from the airport. Buses from Lyon and other cities in the region also schedule regular stops at the airport.
Dining and Beverage Options
Travelers can enjoy a wide range of budget and fine dining options while awaiting the departure of cheap flights from Lyon. Enjoy a coffee at Caffe Ritazza or Segafredo Zanetti Espresso, or have a meal at L'Assiette, Fournil de Pierre, O'picnic, or Le Grand Comptoir. In Terminal 3, Food Village offers bottled beverages and prepackaged sandwiches and snacks to go.
Istanbul Area Airports
Orbitz.com offers cheap flights to Istanbul and vacation packages that let you explore this fascinating city, which spans two separate continents. The main airport for the city, Istanbul Atatürk International Airport, is located on the European side of the city, about 24 kilometers from the downtown area. Sabiha Gokcen International Airport is on the Asian side of Istanbul, about 35 kilometers southeast of the city center. Istanbul Atatürk International Airport handles flights from over 70 airlines, including British Airways, United Airlines, Turkish Airlines, and Air France. Sabiha Gokcen International Airport serves over 30 airlines, including Sky Airlines, EasyJet, Turkish Airlines, and SunExpress.
Getting to the Airport
From Istanbul Atatürk International Airport, arriving visitors can opt to take the metro train or sea bus into Istanbul. The Sabiha Gokcen airport shuttle makes regular trips from Sabiha Gokcen International Airport to various points within the city, and it costs 10 euro per person. Visitors can also get into the city from Sabiha Gokcen International Airport via sea bus or public bus. Both airports are also accessible via taxi.
Weather Conditions in Istanbul
In the summer, high temperatures average around 82 degrees Fahrenheit in June and July and drop to lows of around 65 degrees Fahrenheit at night. Rain is uncommon in the summer, although the humidity remains high during the summer months. Winters are often cold and snowy. In January, temperatures average between 37 to 47 degrees Fahrenheit. Spring and fall tend to be mild, and the bargain prices offered during these seasons make them ideal for a visit.
Vacationing in Istanbul
Take in a bit of history with a visit to Topkapi Palace, the Grand Bazaar, or one of the many Ottoman mosques scattered throughout the city. Archaeology museums are another popular attraction, or you can get tickets for a cruise on the Bosphorus to get a view of the city from the water. Once you know the sights you want to see in Turkey, check out Orbitz.com for cheap flights to Istanbul at any time of the year.
Cheap flights from Lyon to Istanbul
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Cheapest weekend flights in July from Lyon to Istanbul
|Leave Fri, Jul 5||Lyon (LYS)||Istanbul (IST)||SWISS||$417|
|Return Sun, Jul 7||Istanbul (IST)||Lyon (LYS)||SWISS|
Lowest roundtrip airfare in July from Lyon to Istanbul
|Leave Mon, Jul 29||Lyon (LYS)||Istanbul (IST)||KLM Royal Dutch Airlines||$401|
|Return Sun, Aug 4||Istanbul (IST)||Lyon (LYS)||KLM Royal Dutch Airlines|
Airports in Lyon , FR
Lyon airport (LYS)
Distance from City Center: 12.5 miles
Terminals and carriers for flights from LYS to IST
Terminal Carriers Terminal 1 Turkish Airlines
Airports in Istanbul , TR
Ataturk airport (IST)
Distance from City Center: 8.6 miles
Terminals and carriers for flights from LYS to IST
Terminal Carriers Terminal I Turkish Airlines
Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW)
Distance from City Center: 19 miles
Aircraft options between Lyon and Istanbul
|Boeing 737-700 (Winglets) Passenger||Turkish Airlines|
|Boeing 737-900 Passenger||Turkish Airlines|
|Airbus Industrie A319||Turkish Airlines|
|Boeing 737-800 Passenger||Turkish Airlines|
|Airbus Industrie A330||Turkish Airlines|
|Airbus Industrie A320||Turkish Airlines|
|Airbus Industrie A321||Turkish Airlines|
More to explore for Lyon to Istanbul
- 2 direct flights are operating from Lyon to Istanbul today.
- Today's average time for a direct flight is 3h 5m.
- Turkish Airlines flight 1808 (7:05 AM GMT, Airbus Industrie A319) is today's earliest available flight from Lyon to Istanbul.
- Turkish Airlines flight 1810 (12:50 PM GMT, Boeing 737-800 Passenger) is today's latest available flight from Lyon to Istanbul.
- Today's shortest direct flight from Lyon to Istanbul (Turkish Airlines flight 1808, Airbus Industrie A319) takes 3h 5m.
- Today's longest direct flight from Lyon to Istanbul (Turkish Airlines flight 1808, Airbus Industrie A319) takes 3h 5m.
- Flights from Lyon airport (LYS) to Ataturk airport (IST), Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW) are available for this route.
|Turkish Airlines||LYS||IST||Sat, Jun 22 - Sun, Jun 30||$308|
|KLM Royal Dutch Airlines||LYS||IST||Mon, Jul 29 - Sun, Aug 4||$401|
|SWISS||LYS||IST||Sat, Jul 6 - Sat, Jul 27||$417|
|Air France||LYS||IST||Sat, Jul 6 - Sat, Jul 27||$437|
|Austrian Airlines||LYS||IST||Mon, Jul 29 - Sun, Aug 4||$463|
|Lufthansa||LYS||IST||Thu, Jun 20 - Mon, Jul 1||$474|
|Aeroflot Russian Airlines||LYS||IST||Thu, Jun 20 - Tue, Jun 25||$655|
|Ukraine International Airlines||LYS||IST||Thu, Jun 20 - Mon, Jun 24||$673|
|Alitalia||LYS||IST||Mon, Jul 29 - Sun, Aug 4||$895|
|British Airways||LYS||IST||Mon, Jul 29 - Sun, Aug 4||$992|