The cheapest times to fly from LYS to SLC are

  • January 15th to March 25th
  • May 7th to July 1st
  • September 10th to September 23rd
  • October 8th to December 2nd (except the weeks of October 22nd and October 29th)

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 SLC is early to mid June. Prices can be as high as $2012 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $841 for Tuesday flights around early to mid June.


When to Fly to Salt Lake City

Flying from Lyon (LYS) to Salt Lake City, UT (SLC) will usually cost between $1047 to $1679 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid June with an average ticket price of $1075. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1754. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $679 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1194 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LYS to SLC flight.

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

LYS to SLC Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LYS to SLC 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 $0.14, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday 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 $181 (14%) 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 $1198. Return trip prices are from the SLC 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 SLC can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 hour 32 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking LYS to SLC

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 SLC — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: New York, NY (LYS > JFK > SLC)

  • Price for both tickets: $658
  • Average savings: $536 (44.89%)

See LYS to LAX flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $694
  • Average savings: $501 (41.92%)

See LYS to JFK flights

Hack #3: Dublin (LYS > DUB > SLC)

  • Price for both tickets: $710
  • Average savings: $485 (40.58%)

See LYS to DUB flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 21 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air France, Alaska, Alitalia, American, atlasglobal, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, JetBlue, KLM, Lufthansa, Singapore Airlines, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Salt Lake City International Airport to Lyon Saint Exupery Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5310 miles or 8546 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LYS to SLC flight is about 10 hour 32 minutes.

How many flights go between Lyon and Salt Lake City, UT?

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


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeLYS
Origination airport nameLyon Saint Exupery Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeSLC
Destination airport nameSalt Lake City International Airport
CitySalt Lake City, UT
Countrythe United States


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