# How far is Nantes from Lyon?

The distance between Lyon (Lyon–Saint-Exupéry Airport) and Nantes (Nantes Atlantique Airport) is 335 miles / 539 kilometers / 291 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Lyon (LYS) to Nantes (NTE) is 458 miles / 737 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 7 hours 43 minutes.

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## Distance from Lyon to Nantes

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 334.710 miles
• 538.663 kilometers
• 290.855 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
• 333.840 miles
• 537.264 kilometers
• 290.099 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 Nantes?

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

## Flight carbon footprint between Lyon–Saint-Exupéry Airport (LYS) and Nantes Atlantique Airport (NTE)

On average, flying from Lyon to Nantes generates about 74 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 74 kilograms equals 164 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 Nantes

See the map of the shortest flight path between Lyon–Saint-Exupéry Airport (LYS) and Nantes Atlantique Airport (NTE).

## 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 Nantes Atlantique Airport
City: Nantes
Country: France
IATA Code: NTE
ICAO Code: LFRS
Coordinates: 47°9′11″N, 1°36′38″W