How to get from Lyon to Edinburgh

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from Lyon to Edinburgh

You can get from Lyon to Edinburgh by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Lyon to Edinburgh on 22 May we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:30Lyon Saint Exupery Airport7h35 16:05Edinburgh Airport
1 change
£2091One-way
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09:30Lyon Saint Exupery Airport7h35 16:05Edinburgh Airport
1 change
£2091One-way
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06:00Lyon Saint Exupery Airport11h05 16:05Edinburgh Airport
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£2091One-way
07:25Lyon Saint Exupery Airport5h35 12:00Edinburgh Airport
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£2651One-way
22:05Lyon Saint Exupery Airport11h10 08:15Edinburgh Airport
1 change
£2231One-way

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Travel Information between Lyon and Edinburgh

distanceDistance784 miles (1265 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight
fastestFastest modeFlight • £212 • 5 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesHOP!

Travel 784 miles (1265 km) by flight between Lyon and Edinburgh. HOP! Is the main travel provider operating this journey. Travellers can even take a direct flight from Lyon to Edinburgh.

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FAQs

Travel from Lyon, France to Edinburgh, United Kingdom is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Edinburgh from Lyon restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of France.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Edinburgh, United Kingdom from Lyon?

Entry Requirements:

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Edinburgh, United Kingdom?

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

  • Social distance requirement: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

The above information was last verified on 20/05/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Edinburgh from Lyon closer to your planned date of departure here.

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

Is my journey back to Lyon from Edinburgh restricted?

Entry into France is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Lyon from Edinburgh?

Conditions of reentry into France:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 48 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Health declaration required

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Lyon, France?

You should observe these safety measures in France as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to France was last checked on 20/05/2022. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Lyon from Edinburgh closer to your date of departure here.

Travel Lyon to Edinburgh by flight.

Going by flight is the quickest way from Lyon to Edinburgh with an average travel time of 5 h 5 min.

Edinburgh is approximately 784 miles (1265 km) away from Lyon.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Lyon to Edinburgh:

  • Flights most often depart from Lyon at Lyon Saint Exupery Airport and arrive in Edinburgh at Edinburgh Airport.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Lyon to Edinburgh, then we'll help you find the best value travel company for you:

  • Travel with HOP! For flights to Edinburgh. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for HOP! Lyon to Edinburgh tickets on Omio for £212.

Yes, there is a direct route available to Edinburgh from Lyon:

  • You can take a direct flight with.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Edinburgh as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Edinburgh from Lyon.

Omio customers who travel from Lyon to Edinburgh often also extend their holiday to go to London, Glasgow or Manchester. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Edinburgh and these popular destinations at a great price.

Before travelling from Lyon to Edinburgh, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a plane ticket for this journey is on average £212 one way.

But we recommend booking Lyon to Edinburgh tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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