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Fares from $324 One Way, $609 Round Trip from Chicago to Lyon

Prices starting at $609 for return flights and $324 for one-way flights to Lyon were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

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Destination Airport IATA CodeLYS
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Airports in Chicago

The city of Chicago is primarily served by two international airports. Travelers looking for low-fare flights from Chicago can use Orbitz.com to find flights from both O'Hare and Midway. O'Hare International Airport is located approximately 17 miles northwest of downtown Chicago. Midway International Airport is located on the city's southwest side, approximately eight miles from Chicago's Loop. O'Hare serves as a hub for American Airlines and United Airlines, and Midway is a hub for Southwest Airlines.

Chicago Airport Parking

Daily, hourly, and valet parking are available at O'Hare. Rates vary from $2.00 to $10.00 per hour. An economy parking lot is also available at a rate of $2.00 per hour. Similar parking options and rates apply at Midway.

Chicago Airport Transportation

There are numerous transportation options for getting to and from both O'Hare and Midway. O'Hare can be accessed via regional trains, buses, and local mass transit lines. The CTA Blue Line offers a fast and convenient transportation option to and from this airport. Midway is served by the CTA Orange Line. Car rental services are available at both airports, and travelers can quickly book car rental services at either airport using Orbitz.com.

Chicago Airport Restaurants

Both O'Hare and Midway offer a variety of restaurant options for travelers. Restaurants located in both airports include Starbuck's Coffee, Chicago Style Hot Dogs, McDonald's, Auntie Anne's, Chili's, Cinnabon, and Dunkin Donuts, making it easy for visitors to grab a quick breakfast, snack, or meal. By using Orbitz.com, travelers can quickly and easily find low-fare flights from Chicago.

Lyon St-Exupéry Airport Information

When you book flights to Lyon with Orbitz.com, your plane will land at the Lyon St-Exupéry Airport. A number of domestic and international carriers fly into the airport, including Aer Lingus, Air France, Austrian Airlines, British Airways and easyJet. The airport is located about 13 miles outside of the city.

Transportation from the Lyon St-Exupéry Airport

To drive from the airport to the city, you can book a rental car online at Orbitz.com. Car rental companies that operate out of the airport include Avis, Hertz and National. There are also several public transportation options available. The Tram Express, which brings you to the city in 30 minutes, costs about 15 dollars. Multiple bus companies operate out of the airport, going into Lyon and cities around the region. You can buy bus tickets from the kiosks in the airport near ground transportation. The TGV train operates from a station within walking distance from the terminal, and trains run regularly to Paris, Lyon and Grenoble. Taxis are also available, and the drive into the city takes between 30 and 45 minutes.

Weather in Lyon

Temperatures in Lyon can vary dramatically from summer to winter. In the coldest months, December and January, temperatures can fall to 30 degrees Fahrenheit. In July, the warmest month, the weather in the city is regularly above 80 degrees Fahrenheit.

Highlights of Lyon

Many visitors to Lyon come for the world-class restaurants and shops, which are located in the historic city center. Art and music are also popular activities, and the Galerie le Réverbère and the Bec de Jazz are must-see cultural attractions. After you book discount flights to Lyon, you can use Orbitz.com to find deals on regional activities and tours around the city.

Flights from Chicago to Lyon - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Chicago to Lyon?

As you can't fly directly from Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.) to Lyon (LYS-Saint-Exupery) at the moment, a flight with just one stop is the next best thing. Lufthansa, United Airlines and Air France are popular airlines that service this route.

What is the shortest flight from Chicago to Lyon?

It's a considerable distance between Chicago and Lyon — in fact, 9 hours at least. But your flight doesn't have to be miserable. Be prepared and step on the plane with the essentials like some toiletries and a travel pillow.

What airlines fly from Chicago to Lyon most frequently?
If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Lyon?

We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it's good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to Lyon have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you'll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.

Are there flights to Lyon with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Lyon without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the "no change fees" filter and book with confidence.

What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?

Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2019 shows that Tuesday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Monday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.

What is the cheapest month to fly?

We won't keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data the cheapest month to fly is February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a fresh start to the new year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly isn't the height of summer, as most people assume, but the festive month of December.

How can I save money on flights?

To really save big on your next vacation, think outside the box. Select two different airlines or fare types for your return trip and you'll generally get a much better deal. Those who tried this on Orbitz in 2019 saved over 50% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2019. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on Orbitz.com from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.