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How far is Zurich from Lyon?

The distance between Lyon (Lyon–Saint-Exupéry Airport) and Zurich (Zurich Airport) is 204 miles / 328 kilometers / 177 nautical miles. The estimated flight time is 53 minutes.

Driving distance from Lyon (LYS) to Zurich (ZRH) is 264 miles / 425 kilometers and travel time by car is about 4 hours 46 minutes.

Lyon–Saint-Exupéry Airport – Zurich Airport

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Distance from Lyon to Zurich

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 203.761 miles
  • 327.922 kilometers
  • 177.064 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
  • 203.398 miles
  • 327.338 kilometers
  • 176.748 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 Zurich?

The estimated flight time from Lyon–Saint-Exupéry Airport to Zurich Airport is 53 minutes.

What is the time difference between Lyon and Zurich?

There is no time difference between Lyon and Zurich.

Flight carbon footprint between Lyon–Saint-Exupéry Airport (LYS) and Zurich Airport (ZRH)

On average, flying from Lyon to Zurich generates about 55 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 55 kilograms equals 121 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 Zurich

Shortest flight path between Lyon–Saint-Exupéry Airport (LYS) and Zurich Airport (ZRH).

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 Zurich Airport
City: Zurich
Country: Switzerland Flag of Switzerland
IATA Code: ZRH
ICAO Code: LSZH
Coordinates: 47°27′52″N, 8°32′57″E

Airlines flying from Lyon (LYS) to Zurich (ZRH)

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