The cheapest times to fly from CDG to LYS are

  • January 8th to February 25th (except the week of February 12th)
  • March 12th to May 13th (except the weeks of April 2nd, April 9th, and April 30th)
  • June 4th to June 24th
  • August 27th to October 7th

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 CDG to LYS is late November to early December. Prices can be as high as $219 for Saturday flights during early July, or as low as $113 for Tuesday flights around late November to early December.


When to Fly to Lyon

Flying from Paris (CDG) to Lyon (LYS) will usually cost between $113 to $156 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late November to early December with an average ticket price of $114. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early July, with an average price of $143. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $30 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $114 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CDG to LYS flight.

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

CDG to LYS Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CDG to LYS flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Paris. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.28, 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 out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $19 (14%) 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 $114. Return trip prices are from the LYS to CDG 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 CDG 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 27 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 CDG to LYS while comparing.

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

  • 61 miles (98 km) away from LYS
  • Usually 1.75% less expensive than LYS
  • Nonstop flights available

See CDG to GVA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 37 major airlines flying this route most often: Aegean, Aer Lingus, Aeroflot, Aigle Azur, Air Algerie, Air Arabia Maroc, Air Corsica, Air France, Air Malta, Alitalia, Austrian, Blue Air, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Bulgaria Air, China Eastern, easyJet, Eurowings, Finnair, Flybe, Gol, Iberia, Iberia Express, Kenya Airways, KLM, Lufthansa, Montenegro Airlines, Nouvelair Tunisie, Pegasus, Royal Air Maroc, Singapore Airlines, TUI fly, Tunisair, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, Vueling, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Lyon Saint Exupery Airport to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 256 miles or 412 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CDG to LYS flight is about 1 hour 27 minutes.

How many flights go between Paris and Lyon?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 49 available flights from CDG to LYS.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code CDG
Origination airport name Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport
City Paris
Country France
Latitude 49
Longitude 2.6

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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