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Distance between Paris (CDG) and Lyon (LYS)

Flight distance from Paris to Lyon (Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport – Lyon–Saint-Exupéry Airport) is 256 miles / 413 kilometers / 223 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 59 minutes.

Driving distance from Paris (CDG) to Lyon (LYS) is 318 miles / 511 kilometers and travel time by car is about 5 hours 3 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Paris to Lyon.

Shortest flight path between Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG) and Lyon–Saint-Exupéry Airport (LYS).

How far is Lyon from Paris?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Paris and Lyon. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 256.408 miles
  • 412.649 kilometers
  • 222.812 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth’s surface, using an ellipsoidal model of the earth.

Haversine formula
  • 256.277 miles
  • 412.438 kilometers
  • 222.699 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).

Airport information


A Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport
City: Paris
Country: France Flag of France
IATA Code: CDG
ICAO Code: LFPG
Coordinates: 49°0′46″N, 2°32′59″E

B Lyon–Saint-Exupéry Airport
City: Lyon
Country: France Flag of France
IATA Code: LYS
ICAO Code: LFLL
Coordinates: 45°43′35″N, 5°5′26″E

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Paris and Lyon.

Time Difference

Paris

 CET

Lyon

 CET

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 63 kg (138 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Paris (CDG) → Lyon (LYS).

Distance:
256
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
256

Round trip?