# How far is Amsterdam from Lyon?

The distance between Lyon (Lyon–Saint-Exupéry Airport) and Amsterdam (Amsterdam Airport Schiphol) is 455 miles / 732 kilometers / 395 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Lyon (LYS) to Amsterdam (AMS) is 581 miles / 935 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 10 hours 4 minutes.

455
Miles
732
Kilometers
395
Nautical miles
1 h 21 min

## Distance from Lyon to Amsterdam

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 455.089 miles
• 732.395 kilometers
• 395.461 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
• 455.027 miles
• 732.295 kilometers
• 395.407 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 Lyon to Amsterdam?

The estimated flight time from Lyon–Saint-Exupéry Airport to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is 1 hour and 21 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Lyon–Saint-Exupéry Airport (LYS) and Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS)

On average, flying from Lyon to Amsterdam generates about 92 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 92 kilograms equals 203 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

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

See the map of the shortest flight path between Lyon–Saint-Exupéry Airport (LYS) and Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS).

## Airport information

Origin Lyon–Saint-Exupéry Airport
City: Lyon
Country: France
IATA Code: LYS
ICAO Code: LFLL
Coordinates: 45°43′35″N, 5°5′26″E
Destination Amsterdam Airport Schiphol
City: Amsterdam
Country: Netherlands
IATA Code: AMS
ICAO Code: EHAM
Coordinates: 52°18′30″N, 4°45′50″E