The cheapest times to fly from LYS to JFK are
- January 8th to February 4th
- February 26th to July 1st (except the weeks of April 2nd and April 9th)
- September 17th to October 14th
- November 5th to November 18th
based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from LYS to JFK is early to mid June. Prices can be as high as $1063 for Saturday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $274 for Tuesday flights around early to mid June.
When to Fly to New York
Flying from Lyon (LYS) to New York, NY (JFK) will usually cost between $302 to $779 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid June with an average ticket price of $291. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $898. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $608 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $383 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LYS to JFK flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the LYS to JFK route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the LYS to JFK flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Lyon. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.06, which is far below average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to JFK, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into LYS. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to New York, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Lyon. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $78 (11%) on this flight.
Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $402. Return trip prices are from the JFK to LYS flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from LYS to JFK can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 7 hour 52 minutes may not be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from LYS to JFK? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 25 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Aeroflot, Aeromexico, Air Canada, Air France, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, easyJet, Eurowings, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Norwegian Air UK, Royal Air Maroc, Singapore Airlines, Tap Air Portugal, THAI, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from John F. Kennedy International Airport to Lyon Saint Exupery Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 3823 miles or 6153 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from LYS to JFK?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop LYS to JFK flight is about 7 hour 52 minutes.
How many flights go between Lyon and New York, NY?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 73 available flights from LYS to JFK.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Lyon Saint Exupery Airport|
|Destination airport name||John F. Kennedy International Airport|
|City||New York, NY|
|Country||the United States|
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