The cheapest times to fly from LHR to LYS are

  • January 1st to March 25th (except the week of February 12th)
  • mid April
  • May 14th to July 15th (except the weeks of May 21st and June 25th)
  • November 5th 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 LHR to LYS is early June. Prices can be as high as $266 for Saturday flights during late June, or as low as $89 for Wednesday flights around early June.


When to Fly to Lyon

Flying from London (LHR) to Lyon (LYS) will usually cost between $91 to $170 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early June with an average ticket price of $91. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late June, with an average price of $165. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $74 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $98 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LHR to LYS flight.

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

LHR to LYS Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LHR 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 $0.13, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday 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 $22 (18%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $100. Return trip prices are from the LYS to LHR 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 LHR 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 50 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 LHR to LYS while comparing.

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

  • 61 miles (98 km) away from LYS
  • Usually 1.53% less expensive than LYS
  • Nonstop flights available

See LHR to GVA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 31 major airlines flying this route most often: Aegean, Aer Lingus, Aeroflot, Air Algerie, Air France, Air Malta, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Eurowings, Finnair, Flybe, Gol, Iberia, JAL, Kenya Airways, KLM, Lufthansa, Royal Air Maroc, SAS, Singapore Airlines, Tap Air Portugal, Tunisair, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 470 miles or 756 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LHR to LYS flight is about 1 hour 50 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 74 available flights from LHR to LYS.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code LHR
Origination airport name London Heathrow Airport
City London
Country the United Kingdom
Latitude 51.5
Longitude -0.5

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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