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Flight Information from London to Lyon

distanceDistance457 miles (737 km)
durationAverage flight duration1 h 35 min
priceAverage plane ticket price£134 (€152)
changesDirect flightYes
carriersAirlineseasyJet, British Airways, Flybe, Jet2. Com, Air France or Ryanair

Flights from London to Lyon cover the 457 miles (737 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 35 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 journey costs around £134, you can find the cheapest plane ticket for as low as £73. Travellers depart most frequently from London Heathrow Airport and arrive in Lyon Saint Exupery Airport.

Airlines

Travel with Air France, Ryanair and British Airways between London and Lyon

For as little as £73 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.

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Ryanair is the leading low-cost airline offering flights within Europe, where you can choose different ticket types for your flight between London and Lyon: Value, Regular, Plus or Flexi Plus.

Ryanair tickets between London and Lyon are available online on Omio. We help you compare and book your perfect journey with Ryanair between London and Lyon all in one place. If you’re specifically looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest flight, you can find all the current Ryanair flight timetables and plane tickets available on Omio for the 457 miles (737 km) route. You can also see relevant travel information for the Ryanair flight, such as luggage policy and amenities onboard depending on the class fare. Search for your ideal departure and arrival times for this flight, compare the fastest London to Lyon routes as well as the cheapest ticket prices available, and buy the best Ryanair London to Lyon plane ticket that fits your needs. If you purchase tickets in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the Ryanair plane ticket is available as a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to travel paperless. You’ll then be ready to embark on your smooth and relaxing journey to Lyon with Ryanair!

Ryanair has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and travelling by flight from London to Lyon:

  • Normal conditions apply
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Flights from London to Lyon

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.

Which airlines fly from London to Lyon?

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.

How long is the flight from London 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.

How many flights are there from London to Lyon?

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.

What are the departure and arrival airports for flights from London to Lyon?

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.



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Taking a Flight from London

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.

Flying into Lyon

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.

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FAQs
What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my flight to Lyon from London?

Travel by plane between London, United Kingdom and Lyon, France is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Lyon from London restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in France from London?

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
  • 7-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required
  • Health declaration required

What are the safety rules to follow in Lyon, France?

The government of France has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

The above information was last checked on 15/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your flight to Lyon from London closer to your date of departure here.

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to London, United Kingdom from Lyon, France?

The restriction level for your return flight to London, United Kingdom from Lyon is: Partially open.

Is my return flight into London from Lyon restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Lyon?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in London, United Kingdom?

The government of United Kingdom has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distancing required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask required: Regional advice

Last checked on 15/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your flight to London from Lyon closer to your date of departure here.

What is the price of the cheapest flight between London and Lyon?
You can find a cheap flight from London to Lyon for some dates and times for as low as £73  one way in the next 7 days.
What is the average price of plane tickets from London to Lyon?
If you’re looking to purchase tickets for this trip in the next 7 days, you’ll find that London to Lyon flight prices are on average £134  one way.
How many miles is it from London to Lyon by flight?
The distance to Lyon from London by plane is approximately 457 miles (737 km).
How long does it take from London to Lyon by plane?
The flight time to Lyon from London is on average 1 h 35 min  for the 457 miles (737 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between London and Lyon by flight can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
What airport in London does the flight to Lyon leave from? Which airport do I fly into Lyon from London?

Omio customers who book cheap flights for this trip most frequently fly from London Heathrow Airport   to Lyon Saint Exupery Airport.

Where is the departure airport in London located? Where is the arrival airport in Lyon located?

Passengers board their flight most frequently from London Heathrow Airport, which is located around 14 miles (23 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the plane at Lyon Saint Exupery Airport, located 11 miles (18 km) away from the city centre. You can check for taxi services, public transportation options or airport shuttle services available from Lyon Saint Exupery Airport to take you to the city centre of Lyon.

Which airlines can take me from London to Lyon?
For the best London to Lyon flight to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with easyJet, British Airways, Flybe, Jet2. Com, Air France or Ryanair. However, it's always good to check all possible airlines with services from London to Lyon to compare what amenities they may offer.
Can I purchase a direct flight from London to Lyon?
If you’re looking for a direct flight from London to Lyon, consider travelling with British Airways. Non-stop flight services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your plane tickets.
What time is the earliest flight from London to Lyon? What time is the last flight from London to Lyon?
You can take the first flight from London to Lyon at 05: 20   or take the last flight from London to Lyon leaving at 20: 25. Look for the latest London Lyon flight timetable on Omio and book the best time to take the plane for this trip.
How far in advance should I book plane tickets to Lyon from London for the best deals?
If you buy a plane ticket to Lyon from London within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £134 one way. However, we recommend booking your flight in advance to get access to the best prices. Plane tickets from London to Lyon are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

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