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Air France
Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG)
11:15Lyon Saint Exupery Airport (LYS)
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Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG)
08:45Lyon Saint Exupery Airport (LYS)
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Paris Orly Airport (ORY)
11:15Lyon Saint Exupery Airport (LYS)
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Flights to Lyon

Visitors to Lyon will find the Old Town absolutely enchanting, and this World Heritage Site is not the only reason travellers flock to the second city of France. Lyon is also one of the world's major gastronomic centres, with several Michelin starred restaurants and plenty of unique bistros that are full of character and popular with tourists and locals alike. The Notre Dame de Fourviere Basilica is one of the major sights of the city, and tourists will find its an easy matter to explore most of the inner city on foot. There are lots of direct flights from the UK into Lyon Saint Exupery Airport.

Which is the main airport in Lyon?

Lyon Saint Exupery is the main airport serving Lyon and the surrounding area. It is about 15 miles from the centre of the city and is a popular destination for flights originating in France and for international airlines.

Which airlines offer flights to Lyon?

A variety of airlines provide services to Lyon. From the UK, services are provided from all popular airports with airlines such as Ryanair, easyJet, Flybe, British Airways and Eurowings. Generally flights take less than two hours.

Why travel by plane to Lyon?

Lyon is almost 600 miles from London, so flying into the city is the quickest and most convenient travel solution for many visitors. The journey time is less than two hours, so planning a long weekend or short break in Lyon is easily possible when travelling by plane. The variety of activities, museums and entertainment available in Lyon and its stunning Old Town mean it's a popular destination for travellers at all times of year.

Before you travel to Lyon by plane - good to know!

Passengers arriving at Lyon Airport can travel to the city using the Rhone Express tramway and journeys take around 30 minutes. All trams depart from the TGV station on the first floor of the airport terminal. Some hidden tourist gems to visit in Lyon include the Rosa Mir Gardens in Croix-Rousse which are loosely based on the Gaudi Guell Park layout in Barcelona, and the Trois Gaules Roman amphitheatre. Visitors should explore the Old Town thoroughly as there are lots of hidden tunnels and pathways in the city - known as the Traboules. These hidden paths offer glimpses of courtyards, gardens and other secret delights as they wind their way towards their destinations.

How to Get to Lyon by Plane

Lyon Airport, known as Lyon Saint Exupéry, sits just 25 km east of Lyon, France. It is accessible from all major airports within the UK. London has several flights a day by way of different airlines. Air France, BMI, British Airwayas, Iberia, KLM and easyJet all fly into Lyon from the UK. Additionally, upon arrival, passengers can ride into the centre on the town shuttle, which runs every 20 minutes. You can also find metered taxi services to take you into the city centre.


Lyon is a small city located in southeast France, in a region known as the Rhône-Alpes. The area boasts many ancient Roman architecture, museums, galleries and beautiful gardens. Bathed with a rich 2,000 year history, it is known as the centre of the French revolution, and considered the world´s largest Renaissance capital after Venice. More recently, it has been hailed as the birthplace of cinema. Food connoisseurs will be pleased to know that Lyon is currently considered as the gastronomical capital of France. Lyon is blessed with mild weather all year round, and most of the year temperatures range from around 15 to 17 Celsius. In late July and August the temperatures can be slightly warmer.

Airlines: Vueling Airlines, easyJet and Volotea to Lyon

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Germany's largest airline is Lufthansa. Fly to Lyon and book your most convinient flight ticket from Lufthansa's many ticket options including: Economy Light, Economy Classic, Economy Flex, Business Class and First Class.

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