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 119 airports with direct flights to Lyon from France and 33 other countries. You can easily reach Lyon with daily non-stop flights from 14 major hubs like Paris (Air France), Frankfurt (Lufthansa) and Munich (Lufthansa). In France, the airport is called Aéroport de Lyon-Saint-Exupéry.
Non-stop routes to LYS:
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.
Make traveling easy – choose a direct flight
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.
Find a direct domestic flight to Lyon
- Direct flights from Paris (CDG) to Lyon (LYS)
- Direct flights from Bordeaux (BOD) to Lyon (LYS)
- Direct flights from Nantes (NTE) to Lyon (LYS)
- Direct flights from Toulouse (TLS) to Lyon (LYS)
- Direct flights from Brest (BES) to Lyon (LYS)
Find an international direct flight to Lyon
- Direct flights from London (LHR) to Lyon (LYS)
- Direct flights from Madrid (MAD) to Lyon (LYS)
- Direct flights from Amsterdam (AMS) to Lyon (LYS)
- Direct flights from Frankfurt (FRA) to Lyon (LYS)
- Direct flights from Lisbon (LIS) to Lyon (LYS)
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).