Flights from Lyon

Embark on a trip from lovely Lyon to legendary cities all over Europe, or to far flung destinations that will awake your adventurous soul. Skyscanner has a whole range of modifiable search tools that you can tailor to your specific needs. From award-winning airlines to low cost carriers, cheap connecting flights to plush direct ones, you can find what you’re looking for with Skyscanner with just a few clicks.

Type ‘everywhere’ into our search engine as your destination of choice, and we’ll show you the variety of places you can fly to from the terminals of Lyon.

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Finding flights from Lyon-Saint Exupéry Airport (LYS)

The Lyon-Saint Exupéry Airport (LYS) is the primary facility for air travel out of Lyon. It is well located, being only 20km from the centre of town, and linked to the city via bus, shuttle, taxi and tram services.

Fly to almost 80 cities in Europe, Africa, North America, and the Middle East from this comprehensive hub.  

Air France and HOP! can take you to most international destinations within France, but for international flights you can also book with airlines like FlyBe, easyJet, Vueling, Iberia, TAP Portugal, Aer Lingus, Emirates, Blue Air.

Popular destinations from Lyon-Saint Exupéry Airport

As Lyon is in the centre of the country, why not explore the beautiful coastline of France by flying to Marseille (MRS) or Nice (NCE)? Both can we reached within an hour, and both have the benefit of being positioned along the fashionable, and sun-kissed shores of the French Riviera. Bordeaux (BOD), close to the eastern coast at the mouth of the Garonne River, is a city for food fanatics, famed for its oysters, and its wine, both of which are sourced and produced locally.

You can also cross off a number of Europe’s most spectacular cities in short order from this airport. Including gems like Prague (PRG) in the Czech Republic, or Moscow (SVO, DME) in Russia, both of which hold storied places in the shaping of the continent. However, within a couple of hours you can also be in renowned cities in North Africa; tour the fascinating streets of Tlemcen (TLM) in Algeria, or feel the desert heat in Tunis (TUN) of Tunisia from this neat little port.

Lyon also offers a few long-haul destinations where you can really take a break from home. Fly to Saint Denis (RUN), Réunion, a prefecture of France, and a small island in the Indian Ocean, not too far from Mauritius. Picture every stereotype of paradise, and you will find it here; waterfalls, clear pools, forested gorges, powder-white sands, sapphire seas, makes Reunion one of the most stunning natural getaways in the world. However, if you’re after a more active break, fly to Montreal (YUL) in Canada’s Quebec province. You will be charmed by the mix of French and British culture that have blended here, and you can enjoy strolling through the city’s museums, hitting its bars, dining in its restaurants, shopping down its streets, and driving out through its gorgeous maple-strewn countryside.


Please note that information is correct as of January 2017

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