# How far is Athens from Lyon?

The distance between Lyon (Lyon–Saint-Exupéry Airport) and Athens (Athens International Airport) is 1108 miles / 1783 kilometers / 963 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Lyon (LYS) to Athens (ATH) is 1587 miles / 2554 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 27 hours 16 minutes.

1108
Miles
1783
Kilometers
963
Nautical miles
2 h 35 min
157 kg

## Distance from Lyon to Athens

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1107.838 miles
• 1782.892 kilometers
• 962.685 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
• 1105.929 miles
• 1779.820 kilometers
• 961.026 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 Athens?

The estimated flight time from Lyon–Saint-Exupéry Airport to Athens International Airport is 2 hours and 35 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Lyon–Saint-Exupéry Airport (LYS) and Athens International Airport (ATH)

On average, flying from Lyon to Athens generates about 157 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 157 kilograms equals 346 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 Athens

See the map of the shortest flight path between Lyon–Saint-Exupéry Airport (LYS) and Athens International Airport (ATH).

## 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 Athens International Airport
City: Athens
Country: Greece
IATA Code: ATH
ICAO Code: LGAV
Coordinates: 37°56′11″N, 23°56′40″E