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The lowest prices found within the past 7 days from Lyon to Athens were £123 for one-way flights and for return flights, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

Tue, 13 Jul
LYS
Saint-Exupery
ATH
Eleftherios Venizelos
£123
KLM
Mon, 12 Jul
LYS
Saint-Exupery
ATH
Eleftherios Venizelos
£137
KLM
Fri, 16 Jul
LYS
Saint-Exupery
ATH
Eleftherios Venizelos
£153
Pegasus Airlines
Wed, 14 Jul
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Saint-Exupery
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Eleftherios Venizelos
£191
Air France
Cheap Flights from Lyon to Athens & Flight Information
Origin Airport IATA CodeLYS
Destination Airport IATA CodeATH
Number Of Flight Options1
Average Flight Time3 hours 45 mins

Helpful Lyon to Athens (LYS - ATH) Flight Information

Traveling From Lyon
Origin Airport IATA Code LYS
Traveling To Athens
Destination Airport IATA Code ATH
Number of Airlines Serving 1
Available Airlines KLM, Pegasus Airlines, Air France
Distance 1780 km
Direct Flight Time 4 45
Flight Price

FAQs about flights from Lyon to Athens

Is it possible to fly from Lyon to Athens right now?

The Covid-19 Travel Advisor provides essential info about travelling from Lyon to Athens in these unusual times. Here, you'll find everything from health guidelines to flying restrictions, as well as loads of other important info you should know about before you book a flight.

How long is a direct flight from Lyon to Athens?

If you're the sort of jetsetter who likes to get friendly with their fellow passengers, you'll have roughly 2 hours and 46 minutes to do so during your direct Lyon to Athens flight. This journey of 1,118 miles can sometimes pass as quickly as 2 hours and 40 minutes, which is still enough time to make a new friend or two.

Can I cancel my flight booking to Athens due to COVID-19?

As an Ebookers customer, you may be eligible for a no-change-fee cancellation for your Athens booking and a credit that you can use for another flight. Your account is the place to go to see if your reservation has this flexibility. If you have any more questions, our Customer Service Portal is here to help.

What are the best airports for Lyon to Athens flights?

Lyon Airport is probably where you'll be boarding from if you're travelling from Lyon to Athens. Eager to know where you'll be flying into? Odds are it'll be Athens International Airport.

What are some of the most popular airlines flying from Lyon to Athens?

Have peace of mind knowing you're on your way to Athens with a top-notch airline. There are plenty of carriers that offer services from Lyon, however here are the six most popular to book with:

  • Lufthansa with 147 flights every month.
  • Air France with 91 flights every month.
  • KLM with 69 flights every month.
  • Austrian Airlines with 52 flights every month.
  • Pegasus Airlines with 43 flights every month.
  • Vueling with 30 flights every month.
How many flights are there from Lyon to Athens?

With at least 19 flights running between Lyon and Athens daily, it's never too late to plan a fun-filled trip to Athens.

What are the cheapest days to book a flight?

This is one is easy to remember: Flight Fridays. We found that tickets booked on a Friday resulted in the best deal on average in 2020. However, Wednesdays can be the worst days to purchase plane tickets, as it was the day with the highest average ticket price based on flight demand on ebookers in 2020.

What are the cheapest days to fly?

When analysing flight demand on ebookers in 2020, Monday turned out to be the cheapest day to fly. That's definitely something to consider when booking your next trip! Weekends may seem like the most logical time to start your holiday, but airline tickets were on average more expensive for flights departing on Saturdays, so keep this in mind when planning for your next trip.

*According to flight demand on ebookers.com from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change and may vary depending on selections made.

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To find the cheapest flights from Lyon to Athens, you can also travel outside peak season. The more flexible you can be on travel dates, the easier it is to find those cheap flight tickets. We know, for example, that the cheapest time to travel between Lyon to Athens is . In the current list of deals available, prices start at and can rise to for return flights.  

Find the best flight from Lyon to Athens  

Every day between Lyon and Athens, 1 flights from 1 airlines jet back and forth. And with ebookers, you can book tickets for any one of those flights. If you book a direct flight with Transavia France, you’ll arrive safely in your destination in around 4hours. If you can think of a quicker way to cover the 1780 km between null and null, let us know! 

Flights from Lyon to Athens — a great choice on great deals 

We only need a little information to give you a lot of choice. Just tell us when you’re planning your family holiday, long weekend, luxury getaway or quick business trip, and we’ll do the rest. And to keep your choice-making easy, we’ve given you plenty of ways to narrow down your search. Choose one-way, roundtrip or multi city flights, select your preferred airline, your time of arrival and departure and cabin class using the filters.  

Once you’ve told us what you want, we’ll show you what’s on offer. All you need to do is take your pick and start packing.  

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We want the experience of booking your flight from Lyon to Athens to be as simple as possible. That’s why we designed our search and filter options to make your life easy. Whether you are travelling on business or for pleasure, ebookers has you covered. 

When you’re ready to book, our service is always fast and transparent. We know plans change, so we have a range of flexible booking options. Choose between refundable bookings and flights with no charges should you need to rearrange and travel stress-free. 

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Ford Focus or similar
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Place to stay after flight from Lyon to Athens

Athens Gate Hotel

Athens Gate Hotel

4 out of 5
10 Syngrou Avenue, Athens, Attiki
The price is £93 per night from 28 Jun to 28 Jun
Located in Athens City Centre, this hotel is steps away from Greek Evangelical Church, Arch of Hadrian and Temple of Olympian Zeus. Theatre of Dionysus and Museum ...
4.3/5Excellent! (24 reviews)
"Nice hotel,friendly staff,cleaning room near the bus stop. Breakfast is really good."

Reviewed on 8 Mar 2020

Athens Gate Hotel
Sofitel Athens Airport

Sofitel Athens Airport

5 out of 5
Athens International Airport, Spata-Artemida, Attiki
The price is £167 per night from 19 Jul to 19 Jul
Situated in Spata-Artemida, this luxury hotel is 1.5 mi (2.4 km) from Metropolitan Expo, and within 12 mi (20 km) of Factory Outlet Airport and Vorres Museum. ...
4.1/5Very Good! (9 reviews)
"there was a a very long queue for check in and very slow"

Reviewed on 2 Dec 2019

Sofitel Athens Airport
Electra Palace Athens

Electra Palace Athens

5 out of 5
18 - 20 N Nikodimou Street, Athens, Attiki
The price is £158 per night from 28 Jun to 28 Jun
Located in Athens City Centre, this luxury hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Adrianou Street, Syntagma Square, and Ermou Street. Acropolis and Hellenic Parliament ...
4.5/5Wonderful! (22 reviews)
"Hotel in Great location for shopping, bars and restaurants and of course, what you come to Athens for, Archeologic sites, all within walking distance."

Reviewed on 3 Nov 2019

Electra Palace Athens

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Electra Metropolis Athens

Electra Metropolis Athens

5 out of 5
15 Mitropoleos Street, Athens, Attiki
The price is £187 per night from 28 Jun to 28 Jun
Located in Athens City Centre, this luxury hotel is steps away from Maria Callas Museum, Syntagma Square and Ermou Street. Hellenic Parliament and Roman Agora ...
4.8/5Exceptional! (15 reviews)
"The team that works there is amazing!!!! Front of house in particular!!!"

Reviewed on 27 Dec 2019

Electra Metropolis Athens
Elia Ermou Athens Hotel

Elia Ermou Athens Hotel

4 out of 5
15-17 Ermou, Athens, Atikki
The price is £105 per night from 20 Jul to 20 Jul
Located in Athens City Centre, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Monastiraki Flea Market, Zappeion Hall and Acropolis. Ancient Agora of Athens and Acropolis ...
4.5/5Wonderful! (4 reviews)
"Great location and excellent service! The breakfast on the rooftop terrace was very good. Only drawback was the 2 single beds instead of a double bed (didn't see a choice for my type of room)"

Reviewed on 13 Oct 2020

Elia Ermou Athens Hotel
Divani Palace Acropolis

Divani Palace Acropolis

5 out of 5
19 25 Parthenonos St, Athens, Attiki
The price is £115 per night from 24 Jun to 24 Jun
This family-friendly Athens hotel is located near the airport, within a 10-minute walk of Temple of Athena Nike and Acropolis Museum. Acropolis and Parthenon ...
4.1/5Very Good! (21 reviews)
"The staff were so friendly, especially at breakfast. The whole hotel took COVID safety very seriously and we felt at ease during our whole stay. The location was great and we will definitely visit again one day."

Reviewed on 19 Oct 2020

Divani Palace Acropolis
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Refunds/changes/cancellations: Itinerary changes, if permitted for the fare, will have a £25.00 / 45.00 Euro service fee charged by ebookers, plus any airline fare and tax increase that may be applicable.

Other conditions: Schedules, fares and rules are subject to change without notice. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights/dates or in all markets. Fares will not be honored retroactively or in exchange for any wholly/partially unused ticket. Tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable. Fare rules are provided for the selected itinerary before booking.