The cheapest times to fly from LYS to LGW are

  • August 27th to October 14th
  • October 29th to March 25th (except the weeks of December 24th and February 19th)

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 LGW is early to mid February. Prices can be as high as $403 for Saturday flights during early April, or as low as $55 for Tuesday flights around early to mid February.


When to Fly to London

Flying from Lyon (LYS) to London (LGW) will usually cost between $58 to $342 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid February with an average ticket price of $58. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early April, with an average price of $340. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $282 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $121 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LYS to LGW flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the LYS to LGW route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

LYS to LGW Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LYS to LGW flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Lyon. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.17, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to London, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Lyon. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $43 (22%) 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 $126. Return trip prices are from the LGW to LYS flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from LYS to LGW can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 47 minutes may be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is a nonstop flight from LYS to LGW while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: London Heathrow Airport (LHR) in London

  • 25 miles (40 km) away from LGW
  • Usually 19.01% less expensive than LGW
  • Nonstop flights available

See LYS to LHR flights

Destination alternative #2: Rouen Vallee de Seine Airport (URO) in Boos

  • 136 miles (219 km) away from LGW
  • Usually 17.77% less expensive than LGW
  • 1-layover flights available

See LYS to URO flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from LYS to LGW? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 18 major airlines flying this route most often: Aegean, Aer Lingus, Air Arabia Maroc, Air France, Air Malta, Austrian, British Airways, Croatia, easyJet, Iberia, Iberia Express, KLM, Lufthansa, Royal Air Maroc, Tap Air Portugal, Tunisair, Turkish Airlines, Vueling, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from London Gatwick Airport to Lyon Saint Exupery Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 446 miles or 718 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from LYS to LGW?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LYS to LGW flight is about 1 hour 47 minutes.

How many flights go between Lyon and London?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 59 available flights from LYS to LGW.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code LYS
Origination airport name Lyon Saint Exupery Airport
City Lyon
Country France
Latitude 45.7
Longitude 5.1

Return Airport

Destination code LGW
Destination airport name London Gatwick Airport
City London
Country the United Kingdom
Latitude 51.1
Longitude -0.2


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