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Last minute flights to Lyon

Departure Thu, 31 Oct Return Mon, 04 Nov
MAN Manchester
GVA Geneva
return from £65
Departure Sun, 10 Nov Return Wed, 13 Nov
LGW London
LYS Lyon
return from £59
Departure Sat, 09 Nov Return Sat, 16 Nov
BHX Birmingham
GVA Geneva
return from £67
Departure Tue, 29 Oct Return Wed, 30 Oct
EDI Edinburgh
GVA Geneva
return from £93
Popular flight routes to Lyon
Manchester - Geneva
return from £46
Birmingham - Geneva
return from £110
London - Lyon
return from £66
Edinburgh - Geneva
return from £94
Bristol - Geneva
return from £77
Newcastle - Lyon
return from £144

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.

FAQ's about Lyon

How long before a flight to Lyon should I be at the airport?
If you want to be on time for your flight to Lyon, make sure to be at the airport at least two to three hours in advance. Check-ins, security controls, customs and boarding the airplane can take some time. At Opodo you can find the best deals for flights to Lyon departing from over 10 cities and choose from a variety of services that will improve your time at the airport and guarantee a much better travel experience, such as priority boarding and additional luggage. For more convenience, when booking your flight to Lyon at Opodo you can also add insurance or opt for a refundable fare and have a problem-free trip!
What is the name of Lyon’s airport?
Lyon is served with 4 airport[s]. Geneva operates flights towards both domestic and international destinations within 10 cities, such as Manchester, London and Birmingham, the most popular routes.
How far is Lyon’s airport from the city centre?
Lyon’s airport Geneva is located 70 miles from the city centre.
How much is the trip from the airport to Lyon’s city centre?
By Public transport: The price for the trip is of 1.64 GBP per person. By taxi: If you have more budget and prefer to take a taxi from Geneva , for example, the average price for the ride to Lyon center is around 4.32 GBP per km. By car: For more convenience and freedom during your stay, Opodo has the best offers of car rentals in Lyon. Pick your preferred car type and get from Geneva to Lyon city centre on your own terms.

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