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Distance between Frankfurt (FRA) and Lyon (LYS)

Flight distance from Frankfurt to Lyon (Frankfurt Airport – Lyon–Saint-Exupéry Airport) is 338 miles / 543 kilometers / 293 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 8 minutes.

Driving distance from Frankfurt (FRA) to Lyon (LYS) is 423 miles / 680 kilometers and travel time by car is about 6 hours 18 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Lyon–Saint-Exupéry Airport (LYS).

How far is Lyon from Frankfurt?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 337.559 miles
  • 543.249 kilometers
  • 293.331 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
  • 337.352 miles
  • 542.915 kilometers
  • 293.151 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 Frankfurt Airport
City: Frankfurt
Country: Germany Flag of Germany
IATA Code: FRA
ICAO Code: EDDF
Coordinates: 50°1′35″N, 8°32′35″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 Frankfurt and Lyon.

Time Difference

Frankfurt

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Lyon

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 75 kg (165 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Frankfurt (FRA) → Lyon (LYS).

Distance:
338
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
338

Round trip?