Flights from Lyon to London

Flight information London to Lyon

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Average flight time, total distance 466 miles

1h 30min

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British Airways


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Cheap flights from Lyon to London are available daily, and Skyscanner will help you find the best deals. Travellers on their way from Lyon to London will leave from Lyon–Saint Exupéry Airport (LYS) and arrive at Heathrow Airport (LHR) or London City Airport (LCY). While there are numerous airlines that offer flights from Lyon to London, Helvetic Airways, Austrian Airlines and Swiss Global are often the most affordable. Direct flights from Lyon to London are usually not available. It is common for cheap flights from Lyon to London to have a layover at either Zurich Airport (ZRH) or Brussels Airport (BRU).

Lyon Airport has three terminals, but international flights usually leave from Terminal 1 or Terminal 2. These two terminals are connected while there is a bridge connection to Terminal 3. It is advised that you arrive at the airport two and a half hours before your flight is scheduled to depart. Be aware that you will need a passport that is valid for the length of your stay.

If your flight from Lyon to London arrives at Heathrow Airport, you will depart your plane in Terminal 5. If you arrive in Terminal 5B or 5C, you will need to take a transit train to get to the main terminal. From there, you can stop and enjoy some live music at Caffe Nero in Terminal 2 or just head straight to passport control and then baggage claim. Those who are landing at London City Airport will arrive in a single two-storey terminal building. The upper floor contains several duty-free shops and a bookshop.

What to Expect When Arriving in London

If you have not already reserved a car for your trip from Lyon to London, you can visit the car hire desks in Heathrow Airport or London City Airport. These desks are located just outside the terminals near the baggage claims. London City Airport also has public transportation options readily available, including licensed minicabs, a bus system and a local train. You can also reserve your airport transfer before you leave home.

Both Heathrow Airport and London City Airport have currency exchange services. However, it is recommended that you exchange your money ahead of time. London City Airport has a service that lets travellers order online and pick up the currency before leaving.

Travellers will find that the cost of products and services in London are very similar to those in Lyon. The average cost of a meal for two at a midrange restaurant may cost about 10 percent more in London than in Lyon.

Climate and Weather in London

London is located in a temperate climate zone. This means that average temperatures in London stay relatively mild throughout the year. July and August are the warmest months with average high temperatures hovering around 22°C. Average temperatures from December to February are about 7°C. Travellers should expect regular rainfall throughout their trip regardless of when they visit.

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