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Departure Sat, 13 Jul Return Sat, 20 Jul
MAN Manchester
LYS Lyon
return from £86
Departure Sat, 13 Jul Return Sat, 20 Jul
BHX Birmingham
LYS Lyon
return from £64
Departure Tue, 16 Jul Return Tue, 23 Jul
LTN London
LYS Lyon
return from £87
Departure Sat, 13 Jul Return Wed, 17 Jul
EDI Edinburgh
LYS Lyon
return from £149
Popular flight routes to Lyon
Manchester - Lyon
return from £126
London - Lyon
return from £95
Birmingham - Geneva
return from £118
Edinburgh - Lyon
return from £194
Bristol - Lyon
return from £172
Glasgow - Lyon
return from £118

Trips to Lyon

Lyon travel

The French city of Lyon boasts impressive architecture, world-class gastronomy, amazing culture and a rich history. Silk production and weaving were once important industries of Lyon, in addition to being a publishing centre in Europe. Lyon also played a significant role in the cinema industry. Backed by 2,000 years of history, Lyon nowadays relies on banking, finance, chemical and pharmaceutical industries as the backbone of its economy. The combination of a prolific era in bygone days and modern amenities makes the city an attractive tourist destination with flights to Lyon increasing in number. Check out our offers flight + hotel to Lyon!

Things to do and places to see in Lyon

Travellers to the city will be surprised at the variety of things one can do in Lyon. Be part of festivals, visit cathedrals and churches, stroll through squares or go to museums. Wander through green parks or spend the evening at a fine restaurant. When you go on cheap flights to Lyon, there are many choices when it comes to activities and attractions, you might not have enough time to complete them all in one visit.

When visiting Lyon, be sure to:

  • Check put the Institut Lumiere for its architecture and cinematic artefacts
  • Admire the Cavaille-Coll pipe organ at the Saint Francis of Sales church
  • Enjoy a performance by the Opera National de Lyon at the Opera Nouvel
  • Visit the African Museum of Lyon
  • Take a trip back in time and explore the Museum of Resistance and Deportation
  • Savour fine cuisine at a Michelin-starred restaurant
  • Tour the Historic Site of Lyon including Vieux Lyon, the slopes of Croix-Rousse and the Roman district/Fourviere
  • Relax at the 19th centruy Parc de la tete d'Or with its beautiful lake
  • Visit the Musee de l'imprimerie for a crash course on the history of printing
  • Observe fishes at the Aquarium du Grand Lyon
  • Watch a football game at the Stade de Gerland
  • Wander through the Jardin Botanique de Lyon

Lyon airports

The main airport is Lyon-Saint-Exupery Airport; it is also known as Lyon Santolas Airport and is the third largest airport in France. There are three terminals at the airport capable of handling nine million passengers on trips to Lyon. The airport features modern amenities including shops, restaurants and cafes, business lounges, hotels, a money exchange, a shower, a pharmacy and meeting rooms.

  • Lyon-Saint-Exupery Airport

    Top airlines

    Top carriers at Lyon Saint-Exupery Airport are, as follows: Air France, easyJet and Transavia France.


    The airport is located 20km southeast of the centre of Lyon city.

    Transport options

    To reach the TGV rail station or the city from the airport, take the Rhonexpress tram. Travel time will be approximately 30 minutes. Coaches also link the airport with the city centre and surrounding towns. Regular shuttle and ski shuttles are also offered to take passengers to their destinations. In addition to the above-mentioned means of transportation, taxis, private transfers and car hire are readily available.

  • Grenoble-Isère Airport

    Top airlines

    The top carriers at the airport are the following: British Airways, easyJet and Monarch Airlines.


    The airport is located 45km from the centre of Grenoble.

    Transport options

    The Grenoble-Airport bus link is a convenient and cost effective way to get to town, ski resorts and other destinations in the area. If renting a car, it is well-connected to the A48 motorway. Cabs, minibuses, limousines and shuttles are other means of moving passengers from the airport to the city centre and other points in the metropolitan area.

  • Genéve Airport

    Top airlines

    The top carriers for the city's airport are Swiss International Air Lines and Etihad Airways, while easyJet is known to provide cheap flights to Geneva.


    It is located at a short distance of 2.5 miles north of Central Geneva.

    Transport options

    You can take a UNIRESO train or bus to or from Geneva-Cornavin station which is in Central Geneva. The trains leave every 12 minutes or so during rush hour, and the buses leave every 8-15 minutes, and the journey is a mere six minutes. Urban buses also navigate to and from the airport's check-in level near the train station. Taxis are also an option and cost around 35CHF - 45CHF to the city centre. Several hotels offer free shuttle services.

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