# Distance between Heraklion (HER) and Lyon (LYS)

Flight distance from Heraklion to Lyon (Heraklion International Airport – Lyon–Saint-Exupéry Airport) is 1272 miles / 2047 kilometers / 1105 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 54 minutes.

Driving distance from Heraklion (HER) to Lyon (LYS) is 1780 miles / 2864 kilometers and travel time by car is about 33 hours 31 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Heraklion to Lyon.

Shortest flight path between Heraklion International Airport (HER) and Lyon–Saint-Exupéry Airport (LYS).

## How far is Lyon from Heraklion?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1271.831 miles
• 2046.814 kilometers
• 1105.191 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
• 1270.186 miles
• 2044.167 kilometers
• 1103.762 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 Heraklion International Airport
City: Heraklion
Country: Greece
IATA Code: HER
ICAO Code: LGIR
Coordinates: 35°20′22″N, 25°10′49″E

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

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Heraklion and Lyon is 1 hour. Lyon is 1 hour behind Heraklion.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 165 kg (364 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Heraklion (HER) → Lyon (LYS).

Distance:
1272
Elite level bonus:
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Booking class bonus:
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### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1272

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