The cheapest times to fly from LYS to HNL are

  • January 8th to March 25th
  • April 23rd to June 24th
  • November 5th to December 16th

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 HNL is mid May. Prices can be as high as $1950 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $819 for Tuesday flights around mid May.


When to Fly to Honolulu

Flying from Lyon (LYS) to Honolulu, HI (HNL) will usually cost between $874 to $1743 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid May with an average ticket price of $946. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1795. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $848 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1117 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LYS to HNL flight.

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

LYS to HNL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LYS to HNL flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Lyon. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.09, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to HNL, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into LYS. 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 $161 (10%) 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 $1121. Return trip prices are from the HNL 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 HNL 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 49 minutes may not 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 not usually a nonstop flight from LYS to HNL while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Kahului Airport (OGG) in Kahului, HI

  • 100 miles (161 km) away from HNL
  • Usually 2.24% less expensive than HNL
  • 2-layover flights available

See LYS to OGG flights


Flight Hacking LYS to HNL

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 HNL — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Amsterdam (LYS > AMS > HNL)

  • Price for both tickets: $869
  • Average savings: $248 (22.21%)

See LYS to LAX flights

Hack #2: Los Angeles, CA (LYS > LAX > HNL)

  • Price for both tickets: $965
  • Average savings: $152 (13.61%)

See LYS to AMS flights

Hack #3: Paris (LYS > CDG > HNL)

  • Price for both tickets: $1017
  • Average savings: $100 (8.96%)

See LYS to CDG flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 20 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Air Canada, Air France, Alaska, Alitalia, American, ANA, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Finnair, Hawaiian, Iberia, JAL, KLM, Lufthansa, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Daniel K Inouye International Airport to Lyon Saint Exupery Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7682 miles or 12363 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LYS to HNL flight is about 14 hour 49 minutes.

How many flights go between Lyon and Honolulu, HI?

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


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 HNL
Destination airport name Daniel K Inouye International Airport
City Honolulu, HI
Country the United States
Latitude 21.3
Longitude -157.9


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