Cheap Flights To Lyon (LYS)

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Cheap Flights to Lyon from $38 One Way, $74 Round Trip

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Lyon When to Go

Lyon sits about 300 miles southeast of Paris and 200 miles northeast of Marseille. Because the city is relatively far inland, temperatures here are a bit cooler than the rest of France, but it’s still pretty temperate. Even in the dead of winter, it averages between 32 and 43 degrees.

In fact, winter can be a lovely time to visit Lyon, especially if your visit coincides with the Fête des Lumières—or Festival of Lights—when nearly every household in the city places candles along the outsides of its windows in honor of the Virgin Mary. The tradition usually lasts for four days, around December 8th, and has been held since 1643, when Lyon was hit by the plague and its residents begged the Virgin Mary for mercy. Today, it is celebrated with an elaborate light display at the Basilica of Fourvière and culminates in a light show at the Place des Terreaux.

Lyon is certainly lovely in the spring, summer and fall, too. Temperatures start to warm up in May, averaging between 50 and 68 degrees. By July, average temperatures can rise as high as 80 degrees. When autumn creeps in, it cools down a bit, with averages between 47 and 62 degrees in October. And there’s another advantage of visiting Lyon during this warm stretch: It’s not as overrun as other French cities. During July and August, when millions of locals and tourists clog up the hotels and resorts along the coast, Lyon is a lot quieter.

Frequently asked questions

Am I currently able to fly to Lyon?
For up-to-the-minute flight information to Lyon, take a look at our Covid-19 Travel Advisor. Find out if there are any travel advice reports and whether you’ll need to quarantine after you arrive.
If I am not able to travel because of COVID-19, can I change or cancel?
For info on changing or canceling flights due to COVID-19, please head to our Customer Service Portal. Also, it’s always a good idea to browse through your preferred carrier’s terms and conditions before you make a booking.
Which airlines fly to Lyon?
You can choose from 20 airlines that operate services to Saint-Exupery Airport (LYS), the primary airport in the city. With all those options, you’re certain to find an amazing deal. Here are a few of the international airlines that’ll get you to Lyon — and then discovering every corner of this city:

  • EasyJet - 118 flights to Lyon per month
  • Lufthansa - 92 flights to Lyon per month
  • KLM - 67 flights to Lyon per month

What is the best airport to fly to in Lyon?
Saint-Exupery Airport (LYS) is the city’s major airport, so your toughest decision will be the aisle seat or the window seat. Downtown Lyon is around 12 miles away and where many travelers kick off their adventure.
How much is a flight to Lyon?
Fares for round-trip flights started as low as $74 this week to Lyon, and peaked at $309. Several lucky travelers flying out of London (LGW) managed to bag one-way fares starting from just $38.
How to book the cheapest flight to Lyon?
With some of the most amazing flight deals around, you’ll always bag a bargain with Orbitz. The following useful tips will help you land cheap flights to Lyon — and leave you with extra cash in your wallet:

  • Depending on where you’re taking off from, select the ‘Nearby airports’ function (located under the departure and arrival options). Sometimes, other departure points will have cheaper fares.
  • If you’re flexible with your travel plans, click on the ‘Show flexible dates’ link. You’ll see the flight deals for the days either side of your chosen departure. Fares often vary depending on what day of the week it is.
  • Select ‘Show options’ to narrow down your search results. You can pick your preferred seating class and airline here. Under ‘Sort & Filter’ to the left, you can even select whether you want to fly in the morning, afternoon or evening.
  • The early bird catches the biggest savings, so book your tickets the moment you know your travel dates. The cheapest fares are quick to go and prices normally rise as the departure date nears.
  • Consider combining your flights, hotels and car rental with Orbitz to make your dollar go further.
  • If possible, don’t fly in peak seasons. Airfares significantly increase during school breaks, summer and around other vacation times like Easter and Christmas.

How long is a flight to Lyon?
Depending on which airport you jet off from, your flight to Lyon could be an hour or two or longer. Below are the average flight times for three of the top domestic routes:

  • Paris (CDG-Roissy-Charles de Gaulle) to Saint-Exupery Airport (LYS) - 1 hour and 5 minutes
  • Bordeaux (BOD-Merignac) to Saint-Exupery Airport (LYS) - 1 hour and 10 minutes
  • Nantes (NTE-Nantes - Atlantique) to Saint-Exupery Airport (LYS) - 1 hour and 12 minutes

What is the best time to book a flight to Lyon?
Reserve your tickets to Lyon in January. This is the ideal time of the year for bargain fares, followed by February and August. Find cheap flights and make your dream journey a reality with Orbitz.
What day of the week is the cheapest to book a flight to Lyon?
Make a booking on a Tuesday, Wednesday or Saturday. Typically, these are the cheapest days to purchase seats to Lyon. The getaway of your dreams starts with an unbeatable flight deal!
What is the cheapest day of the week to fly to Lyon?
According to Orbitz data from 2020, you should hop on a plane on a Monday to score cheap flights to Lyon. Next most inexpensive day? Tuesday. Saturday costs the most. So, leave early in the week if you’d love to score a bargain fare without paying premium prices.
What is the cheapest month to fly to Lyon?
Fly in August if you’re sticking to a budget. Orbitz data has found that it’s generally the best month for cheap flights to Lyon. June is when airfares are at their most expensive.
Which airlines allow free cancellation?
Life changes, and your flight should be able to as well. That’s why Orbitz makes it a cinch to search for flights with no change fees and free cancellation. Just enter your travel details and then select “Filter by flexible change policies.” How’s that for easy?
What do I need for the flight to Lyon?
A long-haul journey can be daunting, but it’s nothing a little preparation can’t fix. We’ve made a list of our top tips and tricks to ensure your journey is a stress-free one:

  • You’ll need proof of identification such as a valid passport. To avoid delays while checking in, make sure you book your flights using the same name as your government-issued ID. It’s worth having electronic copies of important documents too, just in case!
  • Have some extra entertainment for your long trip to Lyon. If you’ve had enough of watching movies, give your eyes a much-needed rest from all that screen time and listen to an audio book.
  • Temperatures in the cabin often fluctuate, so it’s wise to bring an extra layer. Also consider compression socks. They can help prevent blood clots and improve circulation in your legs.

How many direct flights are there to Lyon?
You can hop on board one of 311 flights that travel straight to Lyon each month. Air France, easyJet and Transavia France are a few of the airlines that will take you there in one stretch. Lufthansa, KLM and Volotea are some other carriers that fly nonstop.
How do I get cheap first-class/business deals to Lyon?
There are ways of booking business or first-class fares to Lyon that won’t burn through your budget. Claim a seat at the front of the plane for less with these helpful tips:

  • Be more flexible with your travel dates and wait for big sales on business or first-class airfares.
  • Low-cost airlines offer first or business-class seats at a fraction of the usual cost. Ditch the full-service carriers and look up these cheaper options.
  • Make a bid for an upgrade. Some carriers hold online auctions that let you offer a price for a seat up the front. You may also be able to upgrade with points earned through a flight loyalty scheme.

How to get into Lyon from the airport?
To get to Lyon from Saint-Exupery Airport (LYS), you may prefer to drive. Hop off the plane and then make your way to one of the car rental offices, such as Alamo, Enterprise or Hertz. When you’ve picked up a Saint-Exupery Airport (LYS) car rental and are ready to kick off your Lyon city vacation, head 12 miles west. Your other option is to take public transportation or a taxi to get yourself downtown, then rent a car from there. Lyon car rentals has plenty of nifty wheels at unbeatable deals.
What is the best time to go to Lyon?
You’ll have fun whatever time of the year you choose to go to Lyon, but are when this place is at its busiest. Like to fill up your itinerary with loads of warm-weather experiences? Plan your vacation around June 20. This is when the summer season kicks off in the Northern Hemisphere. Expect the mercury to sit anywhere between 55undefined and 80undefined during this time.
Travel tips for Lyon

  • Kick things off in the downtown area and enjoy a self-guided walking tour of the city’s leading attractions. Bellecour Square and Hôtel de Ville de Lyon are great places to start.
  • If you’re on the lookout for a day trip, there are more sights to see a short drive out of town. Find out why Eurexpo Lyon and Stade Geoffroy-Guichard are on the travel itineraries of many Lyon travelers.
  • When it’s time to explore more of Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, organize a car rental and set your GPS for Clermont-Ferrand. Grenoble is another popular city with so much to do and see.

Fare, taxes & fees: Fares include all taxes and fees, except baggage fees. Rates shown reflect fares found by other Orbitz users over the past 7 days. Due to rapidly changing airline prices & seat availability, these fares may no longer be available.

Refunds/changes/cancellations: Itinerary changes, if permitted for the fare, will have a $30 service fee charged by Orbitz. Additional airline charges may apply.

Other conditions: Schedules, fares and rules are subject to change without notice. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights/dates or in all markets. Lower fares may be available. Fares will not be honored retroactively or in exchange for any wholly/partially unused ticket. Tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable. Fare rules are provided for the selected itinerary before booking.