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Lyon to San Francisco flights

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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 1.33 USD
British Pound Sterling US Dollar
1 USD = 0.76 GBP
Last checked on 01 December 2020
Train
Local, one-way ticket
34%

Trains are 34% more expensive in San Francisco than in Lyon.

Lyon
£1.7
San Francisco
£2.27
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
27%

The average meal is 27% more expensive in San Francisco than in Lyon.

Lyon
£10.75
San Francisco
£13.62
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
41%

A taxi fare in San Francisco is 41% cheaper than in Lyon.

Lyon
£4.48
San Francisco
£2.65
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
36%

Coffee is 36% more expensive in San Francisco than in Lyon.

Lyon
£2.59
San Francisco
£3.53
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
San Francisco airports
  • ( San Francisco Intl Airport (SFO)
    How far from city centre: 11 miles
  • ( Oakland Intl (OAK)
    How far from city centre: 12 miles
  • ( Embarkader (EMB)
    How far from city centre: 2 miles
K Distance: 5802 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Lyon to San Francisco

😷 Is it safe to travel from Lyon to San Francisco 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 United States 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 San Francisco at Opodo?
At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the cheapest flight available from Lyon to San Francisco. Considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys, our search engine works to provides always the best price with the best conditions.
💰 Is San Francisco expensive to visit compared to Lyon?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in San Francisco costs an average of 2.70 GBP, 40% cheaper than Lyon, with a fare of 4.50 GBP, while train tickets costs 35% more in San Francisco: 2.31 GBP against 1.71 GBP in Lyon. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 13.87 GBP in San Francisco, 28% more than the 10.80 GBP in Lyon. The price of the coffee is around 38% more expensive in San Francisco, with an average of 3.59 GBP , while in Lyon the coffee costs 2.60 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Lyon to San Francisco?
The most popular months to book a trip from Lyon to San Francisco are February, January and October, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Lyon to San Francisco?
The best time of the year to go to San Francisco 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 San Francisco from Lyon in terms of searches from our customer, followed by November and July. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, February, May and September are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Lyon -  San Francisco.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Lyon to San Francisco?
The total flight time between Lyon and San Francisco is of around 13:35 hours on average, considering an average distance of 9,862 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 San Francisco 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 ,San Francisco's temperatures can go up to 32.98 ºC during the hot season, with 6.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around 2.36 ºC in San Francisco, compared to the -5.03 ºC average degrees reported in Lyon. During the winter period, Lyon can register 3.0 mm precipitation, while San Francisco have an average of 12.0 mm rain level.
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