# How far is Paris from Lyon?

The distance between Lyon (Lyon–Saint-Exupéry Airport) and Paris (Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport) is 256 miles / 413 kilometers / 223 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Lyon (LYS) to Paris (CDG) is 318 miles / 511 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 5 hours 23 minutes.

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## Distance from Lyon to Paris

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 256.408 miles
• 412.649 kilometers
• 222.812 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
• 256.277 miles
• 412.438 kilometers
• 222.699 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 Paris?

The estimated flight time from Lyon–Saint-Exupéry Airport to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport is 59 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Lyon–Saint-Exupéry Airport (LYS) and Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG)

On average, flying from Lyon to Paris generates about 63 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 63 kilograms equals 138 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 Paris

See the map of the shortest flight path between Lyon–Saint-Exupéry Airport (LYS) and Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG).

## 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 Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport
City: Paris
Country: France
IATA Code: CDG
ICAO Code: LFPG
Coordinates: 49°0′46″N, 2°32′59″E