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There are 0 direct flights between London and Lyon per day, with the fastest journey taking just 3 hours and 50 minutes.
|Distance||457 miles (737 km)|
|Average flight duration||1 h 40 min|
|Average plane ticket price||£153 (€169)|
|Airlines||easyJet, British Airways, Flybe, Jet2. Com, Air France or Ryanair|
Flights from London to Lyon cover the 457 miles (737 km) long route taking on average 1 h 40 min with our travel partners like easyJet, British Airways, Flybe, Jet2. Com, Air France or Ryanair. There are direct flight services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £153, you can find the cheapest plane ticket for as low as £83. Travellers depart most frequently from London Heathrow Airport and arrive in Lyon Saint Exupery Airport.
For as little as £83 you can travel by flight between London and Lyon with Air France, Ryanair and British Airways. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this route.
Air France is France's leading airline offering flights within and outside Europe; you can choose different ticket types for your flight between London and Lyon including: Economy Light, Economy Standard, Economy Flex, Premium Economy and Business.
Book your Air France London to Lyon flight with Omio and enjoy a smooth and relaxing journey! Check Air France’s up-to-date flight timetables for the ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest London to Lyon routes as well as the amenities offered in the class fare you choose and buy the most affordable Air France plane tickets online that fit your budget. The distance from London to Lyon is 457 miles (737 km), and the best price for a one-way London - Lyon Air France plane ticket starts at £172 if you book in advance. If you would rather search for your Air France ticket in the Omio app, you can quickly see if it's a mobile ticket so that you can go paperless when travelling by plane. Waiting in a queue at the airport to purchase your plane ticket will become yesterday's news. So, book your plane tickets online quickly and easily and enjoy your trip with Air France!
When you buy your Air France flight tickets from London to Lyon don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:
Whether you want to explore the wines of the Rhone Valley or the cultural attractions of Lyon, flights from London regularly depart for France's third largest city. Travellers can pick morning or evening departures, with slots that will be perfect for weekend breaks, and Lyon is just a couple of hours away.
Airlines that fly into Lyon from London include Flybe, who run affordable services out of the Southend-on-Sea airport and easyJet who fly from Luton (LTN) and Gatwick (LGW). In fact, easyJet are the most prolific carrier on the London to Lyon route, running daily direct flights into Lyon-Saint-Exupery Airport. British Airways also run a service from London Heathrow to Lyon.
The flight time from London to Lyon isn't long, between one hour and 35 minutes to one hour and 50 minutes. Most easyJet services tend to take about an hour and 40 minutes, which is typical for the route.
Thanks to airlines like easyJet and Flybe, travellers can head to Lyon any day they desire. There are at least two departures at weekends, and from two to five flights during the week. easyJet alone offers from two to four options, with morning and afternoon flights on most days.
Departure airports: easyJet flies from both Luton (LTN) and Gatwick (LGW), while Flybe are based at London Southend Airport (SEN). Those flying from Gatwick or Luton can take trains from Victoria or King's Cross respectively, while trains to Southend run from Liverpool Street or Stratford. None take more than 50 minutes, and National Express coaches are also an option. Again, they won't take much longer than an hour. Whichever airport passengers use, they can shop at boutiques, chemists and bookshops or dine on snacks and sit-down meals. And all London airport offer set periods of free WiFi for those who need to log on.
Arrival airport: Flights from London to Lyon arrive at Lyon-Saint-Exupéry Airport (LYS). From there, travellers can take express trams which leave every 15 minutes and take 30 minutes to reach Part-Dieu Station in the centre of town. Alternatively, there are car rental offices and taxis at the airport, which also offers free WiFi in all of its buildings.
Gatwick and Heathrow airports are easily reached on regular coaches from Victoria Coach Station. Also the Heathrow Express train runs from Paddington and the Gatwick Express from Victoria Train Station. London Luton Airport is around 56 kilometers north of London and can be reached on buses from Victoria operated by easyBus and Green Line Coaches. Passengers can also take trains from St Pancras to Luton Airport Parkway Station where a shuttle to the airport awaits.
Lyon is France’s third largest city whose long history is shown in its Roman amphitheatre, Renaissance architecture, and the Basilica of Notre-Dame de Fourvière. An attractive city on the Rhone and Saone rivers, today’s Lyon is home to a vibrant dining, clubbing and cultural scene. It’s a choice shopping destination with a lively student population, and its old city is a great place to explore. Flights from London arrive at Lyon–Saint-Exupéry Airport (LYS) located in Colombier-Saugnieu, 20 kilometres from the city centre. Passengers can take the Rhonexpress tramway which runs to the Part-Dieu train station in downtown Lyon in less than 30 minutes. The tram departs every 15 minutes in peak periods and every 30 minutes at other times. Also available are coaches which run both into Lyon city and also to nearby cities such as Grenoble.
Travel between London, United Kingdom and Lyon, France by plane is: Partially open.
International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom
Conditions of entry:
When travelling in France, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
The information above was last checked on 24/07/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your flight to Lyon from London before travelling.
The restriction level for your return flight to London, United Kingdom from Lyon is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France
Conditions of reentry:
The government of United Kingdom has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 24/07/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your flight to London from Lyon closer to your date of departure here.
Omio customers travelling this route book their cheap flights from London Heathrow Airport to Lyon Saint Exupery Airport most frequently.
Passengers booking this route most frequently board their flights from London Heathrow Airport and need to travel around 0 miles (0 km) from the city centre to get to this airport.
Passengers arriving in Lyon most often land in Lyon Saint Exupery Airport and need to travel about 0 miles (0 km) from this airport to reach the city centre. You can check for public transportation connections, airport shuttles or taxi service options available from Lyon Saint Exupery Airport to get you to the city centre of Lyon.
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