The cheapest times to fly from LGW to LYS are

  • August 27th to October 7th
  • October 22nd to March 25th (except the weeks of December 17th and December 24th)

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 LGW to LYS is early December. Prices can be as high as $546 for Friday flights during early April, or as low as $55 for Tuesday flights around early December.


When to Fly to Lyon

Flying from London (LGW) to Lyon (LYS) will usually cost between $57 to $454 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $57. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early April, with an average price of $449. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $392 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $126 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LGW to LYS flight.

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

LGW to LYS Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LGW to LYS flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from London. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.18, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Lyon, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to London. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $43 (22%) 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 $157. Return trip prices are from the LYS to LGW 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 LGW 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 47 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 LGW to LYS while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Grenoble Isere Airport (GNB) in Grenoble

  • 28 miles (45 km) away from LYS
  • Usually 36.90% less expensive than LYS
  • Nonstop flights available

See LGW to GNB flights

Destination alternative #2: Torino Airport (TRN) in Turin

  • 130 miles (209 km) away from LYS
  • Usually 23.41% less expensive than LYS
  • Nonstop flights available

See LGW to TRN flights

Destination alternative #3: Geneva Airport (GVA) in Geneva

  • 61 miles (98 km) away from LYS
  • Usually 22.22% less expensive than LYS
  • Nonstop flights available

See LGW to GVA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 18 major airlines flying this route most often: Aegean, Aer Lingus, Air Arabia Maroc, Air France, Air Malta, Austrian, British Airways, Croatia, easyJet, Iberia, Iberia Express, KLM, Lufthansa, Royal Air Maroc, Tap Air Portugal, Tunisair, Turkish Airlines, Vueling, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Lyon Saint Exupery Airport to London Gatwick Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 446 miles or 718 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LGW to LYS flight is about 1 hour 47 minutes.

How many flights go between London and Lyon?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 51 available flights from LGW to LYS.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code LGW
Origination airport name London Gatwick Airport
City London
Country the United Kingdom
Latitude 51.1
Longitude -0.2

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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