Direct flights to Lyon

See the beauty of Lyon and experience everything this interesting city has to offer. Choose a direct flight and make traveling as convenient as possible – see all airports that offer direct flights to Lyon here.

Lyon Airport is a large airport in France. In total there are 118 airports with direct flights to Lyon from France and 32 other countries. You can easily reach Lyon with daily non-stop flights from 14 major hubs like Paris (Air France), Frankfurt (Lufthansa) and Madrid (Iberia). In France, the airport is called Aéroport de Lyon-Saint-Exupéry.

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Beautifully positioned between two hills and two rivers some 400 km southeast of Paris, Lyon is France’s second largest city boasting a beautiful old town district, outstanding museums and fantastic shopping.

It is also famous for its excellent cuisine and is crammed full of excellent restaurants and bistros. The city of Lyon is home to many fine historical attractions including the Ampitheatre Gallo Romain. Built around 15BC this important archaeological site is beautifully set on a hilltop. Equally, be sure not to miss the 12th-century Cathedral St. Jean, known for its unusual astronomical clock.

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Lyon has direct connections to more than 100 destinations around the world. In the list below you find the airports with the most frequent flights to Lyon – both domestic and international routes. Please use the links to see all flight options from each airport.

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What to see in Lyon

Perhaps one of Lyon’s most visible landmarks is the Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere with its mix of archaeological styles including medieval and oriental. You can climb to its observation tower where you’ll get some excellent views of the city and beyond. For those who like to take in a museum or two why not try the Musee des Tissus.

Dedicated to the city’s silk industry it is home to a vast collection of Greek and Egyptian tapestries and a number of silks produced in Lyon. For art lovers, the Museum of Fine Arts is a real highlight and particularly known for its 19th and 20th century sculptures as well as artworks from Picasso, Matisse and Monet.

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Enjoy the summers in Lyon

Lyon's climate is temperate and sunny. The average annual temperature is 52F (11C), with an average of 2,000 hours of sunshine per year. The hottest months of the year are May to July when temperatures can soar up to 86F to 95F (30-35C).

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There are 47 airlines with direct flights to Lyon. Air France, easyJet and Volotea are the most popular ones.

All 3 big alliances are flying to Lyon. Star Alliance, Oneworld and SkyTeam.

The IATA code is LYS and the ICAO code is LFLL.

You can fly daily from 14 different airports hubs to Lyon. Including Paris with Air France, Frankfurt & Munich with Lufthansa and Madrid with Iberia.

Depends where you are flying from. It takes 6h 55min from Dubai (DXB) and 55min from Marseille (MRS).

There are 2 airports in Lyon with scheduled flights.

The airport with the most scheduled flight is Lyon–Saint-Exupéry Airport (LYS).

It depends on where from and when you are flying. The average one-way ticket price according to our data is $116.
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