How far is Nice from Lyon?

The distance between Lyon (Lyon–Saint-Exupéry Airport) and Nice (Nice Côte d'Azur Airport) is 177 miles / 285 kilometers / 154 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Lyon (LYS) to Nice (NCE) is 298 miles / 479 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 5 hours 1 minutes.

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Distance from Lyon to Nice

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 177.033 miles
• 284.907 kilometers
• 153.838 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
• 176.934 miles
• 284.747 kilometers
• 153.751 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 Nice?

The estimated flight time from Lyon–Saint-Exupéry Airport to Nice Côte d'Azur Airport is 50 minutes.

Flight carbon footprint between Lyon–Saint-Exupéry Airport (LYS) and Nice Côte d'Azur Airport (NCE)

On average, flying from Lyon to Nice generates about 51 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 51 kilograms equals 113 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 Nice

See the map of the shortest flight path between Lyon–Saint-Exupéry Airport (LYS) and Nice Côte d'Azur Airport (NCE).

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 Nice Côte d'Azur Airport
City: Nice
Country: France
IATA Code: NCE
ICAO Code: LFMN
Coordinates: 43°39′30″N, 7°12′57″E