# How far is Frankfurt from Lyon?

The distance between Lyon (Lyon–Saint-Exupéry Airport) and Frankfurt (Frankfurt Airport) is 338 miles / 543 kilometers / 293 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Lyon (LYS) to Frankfurt (FRA) is 423 miles / 680 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 6 hours 41 minutes.

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543
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1 h 8 min

## Distance from Lyon to Frankfurt

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 337.559 miles
• 543.249 kilometers
• 293.331 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
• 337.352 miles
• 542.915 kilometers
• 293.151 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 Frankfurt?

The estimated flight time from Lyon–Saint-Exupéry Airport to Frankfurt Airport is 1 hour and 8 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Lyon–Saint-Exupéry Airport (LYS) and Frankfurt Airport (FRA)

On average, flying from Lyon to Frankfurt generates about 75 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 75 kilograms equals 165 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 Frankfurt

See the map of the shortest flight path between Lyon–Saint-Exupéry Airport (LYS) and Frankfurt Airport (FRA).

## 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 Frankfurt Airport
City: Frankfurt
Country: Germany
IATA Code: FRA
ICAO Code: EDDF
Coordinates: 50°1′35″N, 8°32′35″E