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Airfares from $348 One Way, $430 Round Trip from Lyon to San Francisco

Prices starting at $430 for return flights and $348 for one-way flights to San Francisco 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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Route Information for Flights from Lyon to San Francisco

Origin Airport IATA CodeLYS
Destination Airport IATA CodeSJC
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Finding Flights from Lyon to San Francisco

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.

San Francisco International Airport

The San Francisco International Airport is located on South Spruce Avenue, approximately 13 miles south of downtown San Francisco. Because the airport is one of the world's busiest airports, it houses numerous airline hubs. Air Berlin, Hawaiian Airlines, JetBlue, US Airways, Asiana Airways and numerous other airlines offer flights to San Francisco. If you're traveling on a strict budget, you can find bargain prices on tickets by booking your flight through Orbitz.com.

Transportation From the Airport

The Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) system runs from the San Francisco International Airport to downtown San Francisco, and tickets cost approximately $7. SamTrans Public Bus Services also runs between the airport and downtown. Bus stops are located at the baggage claim in Terminals 2 and 3, and at Courtyard A in the International Terminal. You can also use Orbitz.com to rent a car for the duration of your trip. The airport offers a free shuttle service to take passengers from the airport terminal to the rental car center.

Weather in San Francisco

San Francisco has temperatures that range from 46 to 69 degrees Fahrenheit throughout the year. The off-peak travel season runs from the beginning of December to the end of February. It rains more frequently during this time, but the temperature is still warm enough to tolerate the rain. If you book your trip through Orbitz.com during the off-peak travel season, you'll save money on your airline tickets.

Highlights and Attractions

Golden Gate Park, Coit Tower and Alcatraz are some major attractions in the San Francisco area. Orbitz.com does more than find you flights to San Francisco. The website has the information you need to plan your entire itinerary. You can purchase tickets to major attractions or make reservations to take a guided city tour.

Flights from Lyon to San Francisco - Frequently Asked Questions

Am I able to catch a flight from Lyon to San Francisco now?

The Covid-19 Travel Advisor will help you with queries about current quarantine requirements and travel restrictions when taking a plane flight from Lyon to San Francisco.

What is the shortest flight from Lyon to San Francisco?

It's a long way from Lyon Airport to San Francisco Intl. Airport (SFO) — 12 hours and 30 minutes at least. But all that time stuck in the cabin doesn't need to be a strain. Be prepared and bring all the essentials like toiletries and a travel pillow.

If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to San Francisco?

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 San Francisco 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 San Francisco with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to San Francisco 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 2020 shows that Monday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Tuesday. 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 August. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a break from it all before the weather changes. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly is the height of summer, with ticket prices peaking in the month of June.

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 2020 saved up to 45% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

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.