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How far is Geneva from Lyon?

Distance between Lyon (Lyon–Saint-Exupéry Airport) and Geneva (Geneva Airport) is 60 miles / 97 kilometers / 53 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 36 minutes.

Driving distance from Lyon (LYS) to Geneva (GVA) is 91 miles / 147 kilometers and travel time by car is about 1 hour 41 minutes.

Lyon–Saint-Exupéry Airport – Geneva Airport

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Distance from Lyon to Geneva

There are several ways to calculate distance from Lyon to Geneva. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 60.432 miles
  • 97.255 kilometers
  • 52.514 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
  • 60.327 miles
  • 97.086 kilometers
  • 52.422 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 Geneva?

Estimated flight time from Lyon–Saint-Exupéry Airport to Geneva Airport is 36 minutes.

What is the time difference between Lyon and Geneva?

There is no time difference between Lyon and Geneva.

Flight carbon footprint between Lyon–Saint-Exupéry Airport (LYS) and Geneva Airport (GVA)

On average flying from Lyon to Geneva generates about 34 kg of CO2 per passenger, 34 kilograms is equal to 75 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 Geneva

Shortest flight path between Lyon–Saint-Exupéry Airport (LYS) and Geneva Airport (GVA).

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination Geneva Airport
City: Geneva
Country: Switzerland Flag of Switzerland
IATA Code: GVA
ICAO Code: LSGG
Coordinates: 46°14′17″N, 6°6′32″E