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Distance between London (LHR) and Lyon (LYS)

Flight distance from London to Lyon (London Heathrow Airport – Lyon–Saint-Exupéry Airport) is 471 miles / 758 kilometers / 409 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 23 minutes.

Driving distance from London (LHR) to Lyon (LYS) is 617 miles / 993 kilometers and travel time by car is about 10 hours 26 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Lyon–Saint-Exupéry Airport (LYS).

How far is Lyon from London?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 471.180 miles
  • 758.291 kilometers
  • 409.444 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
  • 470.750 miles
  • 757.599 kilometers
  • 409.070 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 London Heathrow Airport
City: London
Country: United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom
IATA Code: LHR
ICAO Code: EGLL
Coordinates: 51°28′14″N, 0°27′42″W

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

The time difference between London and Lyon is 1 hour. Lyon is 1 hour ahead of London.

Time Difference

London

 GMT

Lyon

 CET

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 94 kg (208 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

London (LHR) → Lyon (LYS).

Distance:
471
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
471

Round trip?