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TAP Air Portugaloutbound: 04-Apr-2022
1 stop (5h25m)
TAP Air Portugal
TAP Air Portugalreturn: 10-Apr-2022
1 stop (44h40m)
TAP Air Portugal
easyJetoutbound: 01-Oct-2021
direct (1h15m)
easyJetreturn: 04-Oct-2021
direct (1h15m)
Voloteaoutbound: 04-Apr-2022
direct (1h10m)
easyJetreturn: 10-Apr-2022
direct (1h20m)
Air Franceoutbound: 07-Jun-2021
direct (1h05m)
Air France
Air Francereturn: 13-Jun-2021
direct (1h15m)
Air France
Ryanairoutbound: 30-May-2021
1 stop (13h)
easyJetreturn: 06-Jun-2021
1 stop (13h50m)
KLMoutbound: 30-May-2021
1 stop (15h15m)
KLMreturn: 06-Jun-2021
1 stop (5h30m)
easyJetoutbound: 28-May-2021
direct (1h40m)
easyJetreturn: 04-Jun-2021
1 stop (6h50m)
Lufthansaoutbound: 03-Sep-2021
1 stop (8h15m)
Lufthansareturn: 06-Sep-2021
1 stop (8h35m)
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Lyon guide: how to get there, what to see

Distance from Lyon city centre
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Flights to Lyon: practical information

Cheap airlines to Lyon

When you work hard and look forward to spending a holiday away, where do you dream of going? From London, the world is at your fingertips, so why not explore? Lyon is just a quick flight away and is a cheap jaunt too if you know how to find the best flights. The city of Lyon is accessible by Lyon-Saint Exupery Airport (LYS) and is just 15 miles from the city centre.

When to book flights to Lyon

Winters are cold here. Spring and autumn are the favoured season for sightseeing and enjoying the city as the summers can get quite hot, upwards of 35°C in July and August, making it more than uncomfortable to be in the city.

  • Peak season: Spring/autumn for sightseeing.
  • Low season: Winter, except for ski holidays.

Flight duration

Direct flights to Lyon from London take 1h 40min.

Experience Lyon: what to see, what to do

Lyon doesn't boast the same world-famous monuments as Paris but you will be charmed by this city the moment you arrive. It has vibrant and diverse neighbourhoods, is an excellent walking city and is a gem for architecture fanatics. Not to mention Lyon is known for its food traditions, so tuck in, don't be shy, you're on holidays in Lyon!

Essentials in Lyon

Wall murals: There are more than 100 trompe-l'oeils painted on the city's wall, can you spot them or are you fooled by their cunning resemblance to something else? They're the best in Europe so grab a mural map and see if you can find them all!

City sights: The classics include the Fouvière basilica, exploring the streets in Vieux Lyon, enjoying a picnic lunch in Parc de la Tête d'Or and exploring the Musées Gadagne.

Traboules: Explore secret Lyon through its passageways and courtyards in Old Lyon. Exceptionally nice is the one that links 54 rue St Jean to 27 rue du Boeuf. Some aren't open all hours and even if you visit early morning, best to keep your voice down as the sound carries very well in the tunnels.

Find more information on Lyon Tourism.

Accommodations in Lyon

Hotel rooms in Lyon are not hard to come by. There is excellent choice and variety. If you're looking for a cheap hotel however, best to avoid visiting Lyon during the Fête des Lumières and during important trade shows.

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