The cheapest times to fly from DFW to LYS are

  • January 8th to March 4th
  • March 19th to May 13th (except the weeks of April 2nd and April 30th)
  • July 2nd to July 15th
  • September 10th to December 9th (except the weeks of October 15th, October 29th, and November 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 DFW to LYS is early to mid May. Prices can be as high as $1831 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $587 for Tuesday flights around early to mid May.


When to Fly to Lyon

Flying from Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (DFW) to Lyon (LYS) will usually cost between $894 to $1445 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid May with an average ticket price of $849. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1569. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $720 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1075 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DFW to LYS flight.

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

DFW to LYS Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DFW to LYS flight is priced close to the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Dallas. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.13, which is far 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 $154 (13%) 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 $1027. Return trip prices are from the LYS to DFW 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 DFW to LYS can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 hour 15 minutes may not 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 not usually a nonstop flight from DFW to LYS while comparing.

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

  • 61 miles (98 km) away from LYS
  • Usually 6.51% less expensive than LYS
  • 1-layover flights available

See DFW to GVA flights


Flight Hacking DFW to LYS

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from DFW to LYS — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: London (DFW > LHR > LYS)

  • Price for both tickets: $859
  • Average savings: $217 (20.14%)

See DFW to LHR flights

Hack #2: Boston, MA (DFW > BOS > LYS)

  • Price for both tickets: $879
  • Average savings: $196 (18.23%)

See DFW to BOS flights

Hack #3: New York, NY (DFW > JFK > LYS)

  • Price for both tickets: $894
  • Average savings: $181 (16.84%)

See DFW to JFK flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 19 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air France, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Royal Air Maroc, Tap Air Portugal, THAI, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Lyon Saint Exupery Airport to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5152 miles or 8291 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DFW to LYS flight is about 10 hour 15 minutes.

How many flights go between Dallas/Fort Worth, TX and Lyon?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 58 available flights from DFW to LYS.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code DFW
Origination airport name Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport
City Dallas/Fort Worth, TX
Country the United States
Latitude 32.9
Longitude -97

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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