San Francisco to Lyon Flights
Flights to Lyon
San Francisco International Airport Information
The San Francisco International Airport (Highway 101 near the junction of Highway 380) is the primary commercial passenger airport serving San Francisco and the surrounding areas. The airport hosts most international and domestic airlines offering cheap flights from San Francisco. You can also use Orbitz.com to book an alternate flight out of Oakland International Airport (1 Oakland Drive, Oakland) or San Jose International Airport (2065 Airport Boulevard, San Jose).
Parking at San Francisco International Airport
San Francisco International's parking garages are a 10-minute walk or less from the gates, and there is free shuttle service from the long-term lots. Parking costs anywhere from $18 to $38 per day, depending on the option you choose. If you've used Orbitz.com to book your discount flights, you may have saved enough to justify spending the extra money to use the airport's valet parking service.
Ground Transportation Information
A taxi, limousine or shared-ride van to the airport will cost anywhere from $17 to $40. Factor in plenty of extra travel time for the 13-mile ride, as rush-hour traffic can be brutal. You can also use the public BART system or the SamTrans public bus service, both of which will cost you less than $10. Don't forget to use Orbitz.com before you leave to book a rental car in your destination city.
Restaurant Options at the Airport
The San Francisco airport has roughly 50 eateries where you can grab a coffee or have a light meal. Most of the restaurants and cafes are located within the terminals past the security checkpoint, but there are a few restaurants before you reach the security gates. Have a great flight to your final destination, and don't forget to use Orbitz.com the next time you're looking for cheap flights from San Francisco.
Lyon-Saint Exupéry Airport
If you're looking for cheap flights to Lyon, check out Orbitz.com. The site is the perfect travel tool for the person looking for low-cost airfares. Once you enter your travel dates into the site's interface, you'll receive offers from multiple carriers. You'll then be able to choose the fare that works best for your budget. When you finally arrive in Lyon, your flight will be landing at Lyon-Saint Exupéry Airport. The airport is located 13 miles southeast of the center of Lyon. The international airlines that service the airport travel to destinations all over the world, including many locations throughout Europe and the Middle East.
Transportation from Lyon-Saint Exupéry Airport
There are many ways to get to the city from the airport. You can take the Tram Express from the airport and arrive in the city center in less than 30 minutes. You could also take the TGV railway system, which is located a five-minute walk from the airport. Many people prefer to take a taxi from the airport. The fare from the airport to Lyon's city center is around $55 during the day and up to $75 in the evening. You could also book a rental car when your order your tickets through Orbitz.com and pick it up at the airport.
Weather in Lyon
Winters in Lyon are cool but not too cold, with temperatures averaging around 38° F in January. Summers are warm and sunny, with temperatures in the 70s and 80s.
Things to Do in Lyon
When you're in Lyon, and you're tired of skiing, check out the Parc de la Tete d'Or, a gorgeous outdoor space with luscious gardens, a zoo and beautiful spaces to just relax or take pictures. Soak in the history at the Basilique Notre Dame de Fouvier. The ornate interior of this majestic building is the exact opposite of its formal exterior. Book your cheap flights to Lyon through Orbitz.com so that you can find the sales on fares that you're looking for.
Cheap flights from San Francisco to Lyon
Highlighted price = Cheapest round-trip flights
Prices are round trip per person (conditions apply)
Lowest roundtrip airfare in January from San Francisco to Lyon
|Leave Wed, Jan 8||San Francisco (SFO)||Lyon (LYS)||Lufthansa||
|Return Sun, Jan 19||Lyon (LYS)||San Francisco (SFO)||Lufthansa|
Lowest round trip fares by airline from San Francisco and Lyon
|British Airways||SFO||LYS||Fri, Mar 14 - Sat, Mar 22||$1,143|
|Lufthansa||SFO||LYS||Fri, Mar 14 - Sat, Mar 22||$1,151|
|United Airlines||SFO||LYS||Fri, Mar 14 - Sat, Mar 22||$1,302|
|SWISS||SFO||LYS||Wed, Jan 8 - Sun, Jan 19||$1,320|
|Air France||SFO||LYS||Wed, Jan 8 - Sun, Jan 19||$1,335|
|Austrian Airlines||SFO||LYS||Wed, Jan 8 - Sun, Jan 19||$1,337|
|Delta Air Lines||SFO||LYS||Wed, Jan 8 - Sun, Jan 19||$1,339|
|US Airways||SFO||LYS||Wed, Dec 25 - Tue, Jan 14||$1,340|
|KLM Royal Dutch Airlines||SFO||LYS||Wed, Jan 8 - Sun, Jan 19||$1,353|
|Brussels Airlines||SFO||LYS||Wed, Jan 8 - Sun, Jan 19||$1,379|
|American Airlines||SFO||LYS||Wed, Jan 8 - Sun, Jan 19||$1,558|
|TAP Portugal||SFO||LYS||Wed, Jan 8 - Sun, Jan 19||$1,561|
|Iberia||SFO||LYS||Wed, Jan 8 - Sun, Jan 19||$1,586|
|Air Canada||SFO||LYS||Fri, Mar 14 - Sat, Mar 22||$1,723|
|Finnair||SFO||LYS||Fri, Jul 4 - Thu, Jul 17||$6,851|
San Francisco and Lyon airports and terminals
Flight schedule for flights from San Francisco to Lyon on Thu, Dec 19, 2013
|Carrier||Flight #||Departing||Arriving||Aircraft||Flight time|
|US Airways/SWISS||US710/LX530||SFO||8:20 AM||LYS||10:05 AM||321/100||16hr 45min|
|Lufthansa/Lufthansa||LH9053/LH1076||SFO||1:50 PM||LYS||1:40 PM||744/733||14hr 50min|
|Lufthansa/Lufthansa||LH455/LH1076||SFO||2:50 PM||LYS||1:40 PM||744/733||13hr 50min|
|Air New Zealand/Lufthansa||NZ9800/LH1076||SFO||1:50 PM||LYS||1:40 PM||744/733||14hr 50min|
|United Airlines/Lufthansa||UA903/LH1076||SFO||1:50 PM||LYS||1:40 PM||744/733||14hr 50min|
|United Airlines/United Airlines||UA903/UA8916||SFO||1:50 PM||LYS||1:40 PM||744/733||14hr 50min|
|United Airlines/Lufthansa||UA8828/LH1076||SFO||2:50 PM||LYS||1:40 PM||744/733||13hr 50min|
|United Airlines/United Airlines||UA8828/UA8916||SFO||2:50 PM||LYS||1:40 PM||744/733||13hr 50min|
|US Airways/SWISS||US710/LX532||SFO||8:20 AM||LYS||2:00 PM||321/AR1||20hr 40min|
|US Airways/US Airways||US710/US5133||SFO||8:20 AM||LYS||2:00 PM||321/AR1||20hr 40min|
|Delta Air Lines/Air France||DL408/AF5356||SFO||8:00 AM||LYS||2:45 PM||752/ER4||21hr 45min|
|American Airlines/American Airlines||AA6187/AA6487||SFO||4:20 PM||LYS||4:30 PM||744/319||15hr 10min|
|American Airlines/British Airways||AA6187/BA358||SFO||4:20 PM||LYS||4:30 PM||744/319||15hr 10min|