# How far is Lyon from Montpellier?

The distance between Montpellier (Montpellier–Méditerranée Airport) and Lyon (Lyon–Saint-Exupéry Airport) is 159 miles / 255 kilometers / 138 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Montpellier (MPL) to Lyon (LYS) is 194 miles / 313 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 3 hours 21 minutes.

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## Distance from Montpellier to Lyon

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 158.532 miles
• 255.132 kilometers
• 137.760 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
• 158.566 miles
• 255.187 kilometers
• 137.790 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 Montpellier to Lyon?

The estimated flight time from Montpellier–Méditerranée Airport to Lyon–Saint-Exupéry Airport is 48 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Montpellier–Méditerranée Airport (MPL) and Lyon–Saint-Exupéry Airport (LYS)

On average, flying from Montpellier to Lyon generates about 48 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 48 kilograms equals 107 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Montpellier to Lyon

See the map of the shortest flight path between Montpellier–Méditerranée Airport (MPL) and Lyon–Saint-Exupéry Airport (LYS).

## Airport information

Origin Montpellier–Méditerranée Airport
City: Montpellier
Country: France
IATA Code: MPL
ICAO Code: LFMT
Coordinates: 43°34′34″N, 3°57′46″E
Destination Lyon–Saint-Exupéry Airport
City: Lyon
Country: France
IATA Code: LYS
ICAO Code: LFLL
Coordinates: 45°43′35″N, 5°5′26″E