The cheapest times to fly from AMS to LYS are

  • March 19th to April 1st
  • April 30th to May 13th
  • August 27th to October 7th
  • November 5th to February 11th (except the week of December 17th)

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 AMS to LYS is late September. Prices can be as high as $207 for Friday flights during late July, or as low as $119 for Tuesday flights around late September.


When to Fly to Lyon

Flying from Amsterdam (AMS) to Lyon (LYS) will usually cost between $122 to $177 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late September with an average ticket price of $123. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $173. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $50 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $133 can be considered a good price for a round-trip AMS to LYS flight.

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

AMS to LYS Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the AMS to LYS flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Amsterdam. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.18, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $18 (12%) 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 $130. Return trip prices are from the LYS to AMS 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 AMS to LYS can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 48 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 AMS to LYS while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Geneva Airport (GVA) in Geneva

  • 61 miles (98 km) away from LYS
  • Usually 24.81% less expensive than LYS
  • Nonstop flights available

See AMS to GVA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 31 major airlines flying this route most often: Aegean, Aer Lingus, Aeroflot, Air Arabia Maroc, Air France, Air Malta, Alitalia, Austrian, British Airways, China Eastern, easyJet, Eurowings, Finnair, Flybe, Iberia, Iberia Express, Kenya Airways, KLM, Korean Air, LOT, Lufthansa, Pegasus, Royal Air Maroc, SAS, Singapore Airlines, Tap Air Portugal, THAI, Tunisair, Turkish Airlines, Virgin Atlantic, Vueling, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 455 miles or 732 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop AMS to LYS flight is about 1 hour 48 minutes.

How many flights go between Amsterdam and Lyon?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 81 available flights from AMS to LYS.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code AMS
Origination airport name Schiphol Airport
City Amsterdam
Country the Netherlands
Latitude 52.3
Longitude 4.8

Return Airport

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


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