The cheapest times to fly from KOA to LYS are

  • October 8th to April 15th (except the week of April 2nd)

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 KOA to LYS is late January. Prices can be as high as $4234 for Saturday flights during late July, or as low as $976 for Tuesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Lyon

Flying from Kona, HI (KOA) to Lyon (LYS) will usually cost between $1265 to $4120 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $1195. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $2709. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1514 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1800 can be considered a good price for a round-trip KOA to LYS flight.

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

KOA to LYS Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the KOA to LYS flight is more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Kailua-Kona. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.14, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to LYS, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into KOA. 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 $774 (25%) 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 $1666. Return trip prices are from the LYS to KOA 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 KOA 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 14 hour 57 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (KOA > LAX > LYS)

  • Price for both tickets: $1283
  • Average savings: $517 (28.72%)

See KOA to LAX flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1326
  • Average savings: $474 (26.33%)

See KOA to BOS flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1331
  • Average savings: $469 (26.06%)

See KOA to JFK flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 14 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Air Canada, Air France, Alaska, Alitalia, American, atlasglobal, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, KLM, Lufthansa, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Lyon Saint Exupery Airport to Ellison Onizuka Kona International at Keahole Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7760 miles or 12488 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop KOA to LYS flight is about 14 hour 57 minutes.

How many flights go between Kona, HI and Lyon?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 13 available flights from KOA to LYS.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeKOA
Origination airport nameEllison Onizuka Kona International at Keahole Airport
CityKona, HI
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeLYS
Destination airport nameLyon Saint Exupery Airport


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