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Lyon to Cape Town flights

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Flight Duration Flights between Lyon and Cape Town take, on average, 13 h and 18 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flight Cheapest price for a one-way flight between Lyon with Cape Town found by our customers in the last 72 hours
High season According to search data from our customers, March is the busiest time to fly from Lyon to Cape Town
Best time to book According to real data January is the most popular time to book a flight to Cape Town when departing from Lyon

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Departure Thu, 30 Jun Return Sat, 09 Jul
LYS Lyon
CPT Cape Town
return from £785
Departure Fri, 15 Jul Return Fri, 22 Jul
LYS Lyon
CPT Cape Town
return from £991
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 19.59 ZAR
British Pound Sterling South African Rand
1 ZAR = 0.06 GBP
Last checked on 23 June 2022
Train
Local, one-way ticket
37%

Trains in Cape Town are 37% cheaper than in Lyon.

Lyon
£1.63
Cape Town
£1.02
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
41%

A meal in Cape Town is 41% cheaper than a meal in Lyon.

Lyon
£12.88
Cape Town
£7.65
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
76%

A taxi fare in Cape Town is 76% cheaper than in Lyon.

Lyon
£4.29
Cape Town
£1.02
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
39%

Coffee in Cape Town is 39% cheaper than in Lyon.

Lyon
£2.5
Cape Town
£1.53
Lyon airports
  • ( Geneva (GVA)
    How far from city centre: 70 miles
  • ( Saint Exupery (LYS)
    How far from city centre: 6 miles
  • ( Lyon - Bron (LYN)
    How far from city centre: 6 miles
  • ( St Geoirs (GNB)
    How far from city centre: 37 miles
Cape Town airports
  • ( Cape Town International Airport (CPT)
    How far from city centre: 11 miles
K Distance: 5574 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Lyon to Cape Town

😷 Is it safe to travel from Lyon to Cape Town 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 South Africa may apply when travelling from Lyon. 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 can I find cheap flights from Lyon to Cape Town at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Lyon to Cape Town is 785£. 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 Cape Town expensive to visit compared to Lyon?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Cape Town costs an average of 1.02 GBP, 76% cheaper than Lyon, with a fare of 4.29 GBP, while train tickets costs 37% less in Cape Town: 1.02 GBP against 1.63 GBP in Lyon. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 7.65 GBP in Cape Town, 41% less than the 12.88 GBP in Lyon. The price of the coffee is around 39% cheaper in Cape Town, with an average of 1.53 GBP, while in Lyon the coffee costs 2.50 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Lyon to Cape Town?
The most popular months to book a trip from Lyon to Cape Town are January, July and March, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Lyon to Cape Town?
The best time of the year to go to Cape Town when flying from Lyon depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, March is the top 1º month to fly to Cape Town from Lyon in terms of searches from our customer, followed by September and July. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, April, December and July are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Lyon -  Cape Town.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Lyon to Cape Town?
The total flight time between Lyon and Cape Town is of around 13:18 hours on average, considering an average distance of 9,942 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 Cape Town compared to Lyon?
While in Lyon the temperatures can reach an average of 33.87 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 9.0 mm ,Cape Town's temperatures can go up to 28.98 ºC during the hot season, with 9.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around 4.54 ºC in Cape Town, compared to the -5.03 ºC average degrees reported in Lyon. During the winter period, Lyon can register 3.0 mm precipitation, while Cape Town have an average of 12.0 mm rain level.
Airlines with indirect flights from Lyon to Cape Town are:
Airlines with indirect flights from Lyon to Cape Town are:
  • British Airways, stoping in London for 245 minutes minimun.
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