The cheapest times to fly from FRA to LYS are

  • January 22nd to April 1st (except the weeks of February 19th and March 5th)
  • May 14th to July 15th (except the week of May 21st)
  • September 3rd to October 7th
  • November 12th to December 9th

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 FRA to LYS is mid June. Prices can be as high as $222 for Monday flights during mid to late August, or as low as $132 for Thursday flights around mid June.


When to Fly to Lyon

Flying from Frankfurt (FRA) to Lyon (LYS) will usually cost between $132 to $182 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid June with an average ticket price of $134. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid to late August, with an average price of $187. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $53 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $135 can be considered a good price for a round-trip FRA to LYS flight.

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

FRA to LYS Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the FRA to LYS flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Frankfurt. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.25, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to fly to LYS, and Friday the cheapest day to fly back into FRA. Mondays are the most expensive days to fly to Lyon, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Frankfurt. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $9 (6%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $139. Return trip prices are from the LYS to FRA 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 FRA 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 36 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 29 major airlines flying this route most often: Aegean, Aer Lingus, Aeroflot, Air Algerie, Air France, Air Malta, Alitalia, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, China Eastern, Croatia, Finnair, Iberia, Kenya Airways, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, Montenegro Airlines, Nouvelair Tunisie, Pegasus, Royal Air Maroc, SAS, Singapore Airlines, SunExpress, Tap Air Portugal, THAI, Tunisair, Turkish Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 339 miles or 546 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop FRA to LYS flight is about 1 hour 36 minutes.

How many flights go between Frankfurt and Lyon?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 64 available flights from FRA to LYS.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code FRA
Origination airport name Frankfurt Main Airport
City Frankfurt
Country Germany
Latitude 50
Longitude 8.6

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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