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London to Lyon flights

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Departure Wed, 09 Dec Return Thu, 10 Dec
LON London
LYS Lyon
return from £104
Departure Fri, 01 Jan Return Sat, 02 Jan
LON London
LYS Lyon
return from £94
Flight route information
Located in France, Lyon amazes its visitors with a plethora of wonderful architecture and a scenic landscape.
Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 1.12 EUR
British Pound Sterling Euro
1 EUR = 0.9 GBP
Last checked on 01 December 2020
Train
Local, one-way ticket
39%

Trains in Lyon are 39% cheaper than in London.

London
£2.8
Lyon
£1.71
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
28%

A meal in Lyon is 28% cheaper than a meal in London.

London
£15
Lyon
£10.79
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
50%

Taxis are 50% more expensive in Lyon than in London.

London
£3
Lyon
£4.5
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
10%

Coffee in Lyon is 10% cheaper than in London.

London
£3.01
Lyon
£2.7
London airports
  • ( Heathrow (LHR)
    How far from city centre: 14 miles
  • ( Gatwick (LGW)
    How far from city centre: 25 miles
  • ( Stansted (STN)
    How far from city centre: 30 miles
  • ( Luton International (LTN)
    How far from city centre: 27 miles
  • ( Southend (SEN)
    How far from city centre: 35 miles
  • ( London City (LCY)
    How far from city centre: 7 miles
Lyon airports
  • ( Geneva (GVA)
    How far from city centre: 70 miles
  • ( Saint Exupery (LYS)
    How far from city centre: 6 miles
  • ( St Geoirs (GNB)
    How far from city centre: 37 miles
  • ( Lyon - Bron (LYN)
    How far from city centre: 6 miles
K Distance: 457 miles

Getting to and from the airport

Flights departing from London

London is a captivating metropolis, which offers cultural and historical attractions, a vivacious nightlife and fun activities. The intensity of its culture and history is breath-taking. The capital city features terrific art and culture, big boulevards, notable architecture and luxury designer stores for shopping. London is connected to many domestic and international destinations. There are numerous non-stop and connecting flights originating from London airports to these destinations.

London Heathrow and London Gatwick operates flights to Lyon from London through some major airlines including British Airways and easyJet. The two airports are the busiest airports in London, and their terminals are well-equipped with modern facilities and amenities to make passengers comfortable.

Getting to London airport

If you are travelling from London, there are several London Lyon flights leaving from Heathrow and Gatwick Airports regularly. There are a variety of options to get you to the airport quickly, in order not to miss your flight. Commuter train services, such as Heathrow Express and Heathrow Connect, are the fastest transport means to get to Heathrow Airport from central London.

If you are flying from Gatwick Airport, you can opt for a National Express coach or Gatwick Express train, which connects London Victoria to the airport. Alternatively, if the traffic isn't jammed, you can take a bus or a metered cab from the city centre to any of the airport.

Arriving to Lyon

Lyon is one of the oldest and largest cities in France. The city is rich in history and culture, featuring momentous attractions that amaze tourists during their visit. Lyon itself is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is known for its architectural sights. Its architecture is the major highlight, which attract thousands of visitors from all over the world.

Often referred to as the "City of Lights", Lyon features stunning attractions and pulsating nightlife, with beautiful views as most monuments lightens up when the night falls. The city is considered to be the capital of gastronomy; therefore, if you love delectable gourmet, you will love it in Lyon.

How to get to the city centre

All flights from London to Lyon land at the Lyon-Saint Exupéry Airport (LYS). The airport operates passenger and cargo flights to local and international destinations. Lyon airport has three terminals, which are adjacent to each other, and a free airport shuttle bus is available for transfer between the terminals.

Upon arrival, you can opt for the Rhônexpress tram service, which runs from the airport to the city centre. Buses and taxis are also available at the airport for transfer to the city. If you are travelling to the neighbouring cities, you can opt for a train ride from the airport TGV station.

Frequent asked questions about flights from London to Lyon

😷 Is it safe to travel from London to Lyon during the Covid-19 situation?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions France may apply when travelling from London. Is your flight cancelled? We've got your back! With our flexible ticket guarantee you can decide if you want to book another flight - free of rebooking fee - or get a full refund!
📊 How much are flights from London to Lyon?
The average price to go from London to Lyon is of 77.0 GBP, but bare in mind that ticket prices may vary depending on the season and on how far in advance you book.
🔍 How can I find cheap flights from London to Lyon at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from London to Lyon is 94£. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the best option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
💰 Is Lyon expensive to visit compared to London?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Lyon costs an average of 4.50 GBP, 50% more expensive than London, with a fare of 3.00 GBP, while train tickets costs 39% less in Lyon: 1.71 GBP against 2.80 GBP in London. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 10.80 GBP in Lyon, 28% less than the 15.00 GBP in London. The price of the coffee is around 14% cheaper in Lyon, with an average of 2.60 GBP, while in London the coffee costs 3.01 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from London to Lyon?
The most popular months to book a trip from London to Lyon are June, July and January, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from London to Lyon?
The best time of the year to go to Lyon when flying from London depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, July is the top 1º month to fly to Lyon from London in terms of searches from our customer, followed by December and August. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, November, January and September are the months with less volume of searchs for the route London -  Lyon.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from London to Lyon?
The total flight time between London and Lyon is of around 01:43 hours on average, considering an average distance of 752 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
🌡️ How is the weather in Lyon compared to London?
While in London the temperatures can reach an average of 29.01 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 9.0 mm ,Lyon's temperatures can go up to 33.87 ºC during the hot season, with 9.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around -5.03 ºC in Lyon, compared to the -3.09 ºC average degrees reported in London. During the winter period, London can register 6.0 mm precipitation, while Lyon have an average of 3.0 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between London and Lyon?
The main airport route flying between London and Lyon is: Luton International (LTN) to Saint Exupery (LYS). This route is covered by the following airline(s): Easyjet. ASL Airlines France. Alternatively, you can find London - Lyon flights between Heathrow (LHR) to Saint Exupery (LYS) with the following airline(s) flying the route: British Airways. American Airlines. LATAM Airlines.
✈️ Which are the airlines with flights from London to Lyon?
Airlines with direct flights departing from London to Lyon are Easyjet, British Airways and Jet2.Com.

4.0 /5
Reviews: 2
5.0 /5
None. If you mean Full Name: Nicholas FE Tilbury
Date 2019-08-21 Age 51-70 City The United Kingdom

Excellent and Friendly service shown by all the people with whom I spoke. That would be: 2 ladies at the Easy Jet Desks. those who took me to the aircraft.

3.0 /5
GREENPEPPER
Date 2018-04-26 Age City

unexpectedly long wall from the tram station to easyjet bag drop and not always well signed.

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3.0 /5
Reviews: 2
3.0 /5
Jay
Date 2019-03-13 Age 51-70 City

Very busy airport.

3.0 /5
KK
Date 2018-04-05 Age 31-50 City London

Fine. No charger points for foreign plugs until you are at the gate. Except you often need your phone for check-in

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