The cheapest times to fly from ISP to LYS are

  • January 1st to April 1st (except the week of February 12th)
  • April 16th to May 13th (except the week of April 23rd)
  • October 22nd to December 16th (except the week of October 29th)

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 ISP to LYS is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $1924 for Saturday flights during late June, or as low as $686 for Tuesday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to Lyon

Flying from Islip, NY (ISP) to Lyon (LYS) will usually cost between $692 to $1358 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $696. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late June, with an average price of $1386. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $690 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $816 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ISP to LYS flight.

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

ISP to LYS Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ISP to LYS flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Islip. 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 fly to LYS, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into ISP. 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 $181 (15%) 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 $841. Return trip prices are from the LYS to ISP 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 ISP to LYS can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 7 hour 48 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking ISP 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 ISP to LYS — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Madrid (ISP > MAD > LYS)

  • Price for both tickets: $544
  • Average savings: $272 (33.33%)

See ISP to MAD flights

Hack #2: London (ISP > LHR > LYS)

  • Price for both tickets: $633
  • Average savings: $183 (22.43%)

See ISP to LHR flights

Hack #3: Barcelona (ISP > BCN > LYS)

  • Price for both tickets: $639
  • Average savings: $177 (21.69%)

See ISP to BCN flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air France, American, atlasglobal, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Lyon Saint Exupery Airport to Long Island MacArthur Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3787 miles or 6095 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ISP to LYS flight is about 7 hour 48 minutes.

How many flights go between Islip, NY and Lyon?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 5 available flights from ISP to LYS.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code ISP
Origination airport name Long Island MacArthur Airport
City Islip, NY
Country the United States
Latitude 40.8
Longitude -73.1

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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