The cheapest times to fly from LYS to CAG are

  • May 7th to July 29th (except the weeks of May 21st and July 2nd)
  • August 20th to December 16th (except the weeks of October 22nd and November 19th)

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 LYS to CAG is early to mid October. Prices can be as high as $3983 for Friday flights during early to mid April, or as low as $51 for Sunday flights around early to mid October.


When to Fly to Cagliari

Flying from Lyon (LYS) to Cagliari (CAG) will usually cost between $158 to $466 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid October with an average ticket price of $199. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid April, with an average price of $909. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $710 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $308 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LYS to CAG flight.

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

LYS to CAG Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LYS to CAG flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Lyon. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.39, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Sunday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays 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 $121 (26%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Sunday and returning a week later will cost an average of $292. Return trip prices are from the CAG to LYS 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 LYS to CAG can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 52 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 LYS to CAG while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Olbia Costa Smeralda Airport (OLB) in Olbia

  • 116 miles (187 km) away from CAG
  • Usually 23.90% less expensive than CAG
  • Nonstop flights available

See LYS to OLB flights


Flight Hacking LYS to CAG

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 LYS to CAG — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Milan (LYS > MXP > CAG)

  • Price for both tickets: $204
  • Average savings: $104 (33.66%)

See LYS to BCN flights

Hack #2: Barcelona (LYS > BCN > CAG)

  • Price for both tickets: $218
  • Average savings: $90 (29.11%)

See LYS to MXP flights

Hack #3: Madrid (LYS > MAD > CAG)

  • Price for both tickets: $247
  • Average savings: $61 (19.67%)

See LYS to MAD flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 14 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, Air Malta, Alitalia, Austrian, British Airways, Eurowings, Iberia, Iberia Express, KLM, Lufthansa, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Volotea, Vueling, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 491 miles or 790 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LYS to CAG flight is about 1 hour 52 minutes.

How many flights go between Lyon and Cagliari?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 43 available flights from LYS to CAG.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code LYS
Origination airport name Lyon Saint Exupery Airport
City Lyon
Country France
Latitude 45.7
Longitude 5.1

Return Airport

Destination code CAG
Destination airport name Elmas Airport
City Cagliari
Country Italy
Latitude 39.3
Longitude 9.1


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