# How far is Lyon from Caen?

The distance between Caen (Caen – Carpiquet Airport) and Lyon (Lyon–Saint-Exupéry Airport) is 352 miles / 567 kilometers / 306 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Caen (CFR) to Lyon (LYS) is 449 miles / 722 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 7 hours 29 minutes.

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## Distance from Caen to Lyon

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Caen to Lyon. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 352.135 miles
• 566.707 kilometers
• 305.997 nautical miles

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

Haversine formula
• 351.598 miles
• 565.842 kilometers
• 305.530 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).

## How long does it take to fly from Caen to Lyon?

The estimated flight time from Caen – Carpiquet Airport to Lyon–Saint-Exupéry Airport is 1 hour and 10 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Caen – Carpiquet Airport (CFR) and Lyon–Saint-Exupéry Airport (LYS)

On average, flying from Caen to Lyon generates about 77 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 77 kilograms equals 169 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Caen to Lyon

See the map of the shortest flight path between Caen – Carpiquet Airport (CFR) and Lyon–Saint-Exupéry Airport (LYS).

## Airport information

Origin Caen – Carpiquet Airport
City: Caen
Country: France
IATA Code: CFR
ICAO Code: LFRK
Coordinates: 49°10′23″N, 0°26′59″W
Destination Lyon–Saint-Exupéry Airport
City: Lyon
Country: France
IATA Code: LYS
ICAO Code: LFLL
Coordinates: 45°43′35″N, 5°5′26″E