Cheap flights from Lyon (LYS) to Istanbul (IST) from $67

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 8/22. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
LYS — IST
jun. 22 — jun. 291

The best prices from Lyon-Saint Exupéry to Istanbul are usually found in November or March, booked 77 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Friday and return on a Tuesday

Cheap flight deals from Lyon to Istanbul

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Lyon (LYS) to Istanbul (IST). Learn about various techniques such as flexible date searches, comparing prices across and setting up price alerts. Use these methods to find the cheapest flights available for your travel needs. Data last updated junio 17, 2024.

Popular in

August

Cheapest in

November

Round-trip from

$923

One-way from

$159
High demand for flights, 47% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 39% potential price drop
From Lyon-Saint Exupéry to Istanbul
One-way flight from Lyon-Saint Exupéry to Istanbul

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Lyon to Istanbul Airport?

Leaving on a Wednesday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 96% on the overall cost on flights from Lyon to Istanbul Airport.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Lyon to Istanbul Airport?

To save on the cost of your flight from Lyon to Istanbul Airport, book at least 61 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 59% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $215 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $294.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Lyon to Istanbul Airport?

Our data shows that November tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Istanbul Airport from Lyon. Users have commonly found prices around $257 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $94. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in August.

What is the cheapest time of day to fly from LYS to IST?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Lyon to Istanbul Airport is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the evening tend to be the most expensive. A flight at noon could potentially save you up to 29% on airfare.

Cheap Lyon to Istanbul flights in June & July 2024

Find cheap flight options from Lyon to Istanbul specifically for the months of June and July 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,263,674 searches. Prices were last updated on junio 17, 2024.
These are some of the best deals we've found on flights to Istanbul in 2024 at this time. Check back regularly for other flight deals.
jue. 6/201:45 pmLYS - IST
Nonstop3h 25mTransavia France
dom. 6/2311:20 amIST - LYS
Nonstop3h 25mTransavia France
Deal found 6/17$235
jue. 6/271:45 pmLYS - IST
Nonstop3h 25mTransavia France
jue. 7/47:05 pmIST - LYS
Nonstop3h 25mTransavia France
Deal found 6/16$238
dom. 6/306:00 amLYS - IST
Nonstop3h 25mTransavia France
jue. 7/47:05 pmIST - LYS
Nonstop3h 25mTransavia France
Deal found 6/16$274
dom. 6/236:00 amLYS - IST
Nonstop3h 25mTransavia France
dom. 6/3011:20 amIST - LYS
Nonstop3h 25mTransavia France
Deal found 6/16$275
jue. 6/201:45 pmLYS - IST
Nonstop3h 25mTransavia France
dom. 6/2311:20 amIST - LYS
Nonstop3h 25mTransavia France
Deal found 6/16$280
sáb. 7/134:00 pmLYS - IST
1 stop5h 25mMultiple Airlines
dom. 7/2111:20 amIST - LYS
Nonstop3h 25mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/17$283
jue. 7/181:45 pmLYS - IST
Nonstop3h 25mTransavia France
dom. 7/2111:20 amIST - LYS
Nonstop3h 25mTransavia France
Deal found 6/16$291
sáb. 7/134:00 pmLYS - IST
1 stop5h 25mMultiple Airlines
dom. 7/2111:20 amIST - LYS
Nonstop3h 25mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/16$301
jue. 7/41:45 pmLYS - IST
Nonstop3h 25mTransavia France
jue. 7/117:05 pmIST - LYS
Nonstop3h 25mTransavia France
Deal found 6/16$308

Lyon to Istanbul 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between Lyon and Istanbul in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,263,674 searches. Data last updated junio 17, 2024.
These are some of the best deals we've found on flights to Istanbul in 2024 at this time. Check back regularly for other flight deals.
dom. 6/166:00 amLYS - IST
Nonstop3h 25mTransavia France
jue. 6/207:05 pmIST - LYS
Nonstop3h 25mTransavia France
Deal found 6/15$149
jue. 9/121:45 pmLYS - IST
Nonstop3h 25mMultiple Airlines
jue. 9/194:05 pmIST - LYS
1 stop17h 20mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/17$173
lun. 12/28:35 pmLYS - IST
1 stop18h 30mAir Serbia
lun. 12/95:30 amIST - LYS
1 stop16h 20mAir Serbia
Deal found 6/17$190
dom. 9/156:00 amLYS - IST
Nonstop3h 25mMultiple Airlines
sáb. 9/217:10 amIST - LYS
Nonstop3h 25mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/17$193
jue. 9/121:45 pmLYS - IST
Nonstop3h 25mMultiple Airlines
jue. 9/197:10 amIST - LYS
Nonstop3h 25mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/17$199
jue. 10/101:45 pmLYS - IST
Nonstop3h 25mTransavia France
dom. 10/1311:20 amIST - LYS
Nonstop3h 25mTransavia France
Deal found 6/17$210
dom. 12/82:50 pmLYS - IST
1 stop5h 55mLufthansa
lun. 12/96:35 amIST - LYS
1 stop5h 25mLufthansa
Deal found 6/17$212
sáb. 12/72:45 pmLYS - IST
1 stop6h 00mLufthansa
vie. 12/137:00 pmIST - LYS
1 stop5h 55mLufthansa
Deal found 6/17$214
jue. 11/76:45 amLYS - IST
1 stop9h 20mLufthansa
vie. 11/157:00 pmIST - LYS
1 stop6h 20mLufthansa
Deal found 6/16$229

Lyon to Istanbul flights leaving soon

Find last-minute flight options from Lyon to Istanbul for spontaneous travel. Discover available flights and compare prices based on user searches. Secure great deals and offers for spontaneous trips with quick booking options. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,263,674 searches. Data last updated junio 17, 2024.
Check out these flights departing soon from Lyon to Istanbul. Users should double check the flight they book to ensure it matches the day, time, and destination they're looking for.
jue. 6/271:45 pmLYS - IST
Nonstop3h 25mTransavia France
jue. 7/47:05 pmIST - LYS
Nonstop3h 25mTransavia France
Deal found 6/16$238
dom. 6/236:00 amLYS - IST
Nonstop3h 25mTransavia France
dom. 6/3011:20 amIST - LYS
Nonstop3h 25mTransavia France
Deal found 6/16$275
dom. 6/236:05 pmLYS - IST
2 stops27h 20mMultiple Airlines
dom. 6/3011:20 amIST - LYS
Nonstop3h 25mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/16$350
mar. 6/2510:30 amLYS - IST
Nonstop3h 20mTurkish Airlines
mié. 7/33:45 pmIST - LYS
Nonstop3h 25mTurkish Airlines
Deal found 6/16$387
dom. 6/2311:30 pmLYS - IST
1 stop9h 50mMultiple Airlines
dom. 6/3011:20 amIST - LYS
Nonstop3h 25mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/16$391
mar. 6/2510:30 amLYS - IST
Nonstop3h 20mTurkish Airlines
mié. 7/33:45 pmIST - LYS
Nonstop3h 25mTurkish Airlines
Deal found 6/17$404
jue. 6/2710:45 amLYS - IST
Nonstop3h 20mTurkish Airlines
lun. 7/13:45 pmIST - LYS
Nonstop3h 25mTurkish Airlines
Deal found 6/17$425
dom. 6/236:00 amLYS - IST
Nonstop3h 25mMultiple Airlines
dom. 6/3011:55 pmIST - LYS
3 stops18h 35mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/16$430
sáb. 6/227:05 pmLYS - IST
Nonstop3h 20mTurkish Airlines
mié. 7/33:45 pmIST - LYS
Nonstop3h 25mTurkish Airlines
Deal found 6/16$434

One-way flights to Istanbul from Lyon

Search for one-way flight options from Lyon to Istanbul. Find affordable one-way fares based on user searches. Compare prices and availability to plan your one-way journey according to your preferred dates and budget. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,263,674 searches. Data last updated junio 17, 2024.
Take a look at some of the best available options we've come across on one-way flights from Lyon to Istanbul. Users needing a return flight from Lyon to Istanbul should utilize the search form above.
jue. 8/221:45 pmLYS - IST
Nonstop3h 25mTransavia France
Deal found 6/17$67
dom. 8/116:00 amLYS - IST
Nonstop3h 25mTransavia France
Deal found 6/16$142
vie. 8/169:10 amLYS - IST
1 stop17h 15mAir Serbia
Deal found 6/16$157
lun. 8/199:05 pmLYS - IST
1 stop20h 35mAir Serbia
Deal found 6/16$159
jue. 6/271:45 pmLYS - IST
Nonstop3h 25mTransavia France
Deal found 6/17$162
jue. 8/222:55 pmLYS - IST
1 stop5h 25mLufthansa
Deal found 6/17$171
jue. 6/271:45 pmLYS - IST
Nonstop3h 25mTransavia France
Deal found 6/16$175
jue. 8/229:20 amLYS - IST
2 stops11h 00mLufthansa
Deal found 6/17$196
jue. 8/227:05 amLYS - IST
1 stop8h 55mLufthansa
Deal found 6/16$199

Find flights from Lyon to Istanbul within your budget

Customize your flight search to find flights from Lyon to Istanbul that fit within your specific budget. Explore options based on user searches and filter the results based on your desired price range. Find flights that match your budget for a cost-effective journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,263,674 searches. Data last updated junio 17, 2024.

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Lyon-Saint ExupéryIstanbul

LYS - IST

LYSIST

Lyon-Saint Exupéry

jue. 9/12

Nonstop3h 25m

Istanbul

jue. 9/19

1 stop17h 20m

$173

Lyon-Saint ExupéryIstanbul

LYS - IST

LYSIST

Lyon-Saint Exupéry

dom. 9/15

Nonstop3h 25m

Istanbul

sáb. 9/21

Nonstop3h 25m

$193

Lyon-Saint ExupéryIstanbul

LYS - IST

LYSIST

Lyon-Saint Exupéry

mié. 11/13

1 stop5h 40m

Istanbul

dom. 11/17

1 stop6h 20m

$214

Lyon-Saint ExupéryIstanbul

LYS - IST

LYSIST

Lyon-Saint Exupéry

lun. 9/16

1 stop5h 30m

Istanbul

jue. 9/26

1 stop17h 20m

$238

Lyon-Saint ExupéryIstanbul

LYS - IST

LYSIST

Lyon-Saint Exupéry

jue. 9/19

Nonstop3h 20m

Istanbul

mié. 9/25

Nonstop3h 25m

$246

Lyon-Saint ExupéryIstanbul

LYS - IST

LYSIST

Lyon-Saint Exupéry

mar. 11/12

1 stop7h 55m

Istanbul

mar. 11/19

1 stop6h 10m

$257

Lyon-Saint ExupéryIstanbul

LYS - IST

LYSIST

Lyon-Saint Exupéry

dom. 6/30

Nonstop3h 25m

Istanbul

jue. 7/4

Nonstop3h 25m

$274

Lyon-Saint ExupéryIstanbul

LYS - IST

LYSIST

Lyon-Saint Exupéry

jue. 9/12

1 stop23h 05m

Istanbul

mié. 9/18

1 stop9h 35m

$385

Lyon-Saint ExupéryIstanbul

LYS - IST

LYSIST

Lyon-Saint Exupéry

mar. 8/27

1 stop7h 10m

Istanbul

mar. 9/3

1 stop12h 45m

$388

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How far ahead should I book a flight from Lyon to Istanbul Airport?

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a round-trip flight from Lyon to Istanbul. Price data was last updated on June 14, 2024.
To ensure you get the cheapest price possible for a flight from Lyon to Istanbul Airport, you should look to book at least 77 days in advance of your intended travel date. The price of your flight may increase if you delay and leave booking until a week or so before departure.
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What is the cheapest day to fly from Lyon to Istanbul Airport?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly round-trip from Lyon to Istanbul. Price data was last updated on June 16, 2024.
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Travelers seeking maximum savings on their Lyon to Istanbul Airport flight should consider departing on Thursday at noon when fares are most often at their lowest. Monday evenings flights should be avoided if possible as fares are typically the most expensive at this time.
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Best time to book a flight from Lyon to Istanbul

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Temperature and rainfall in Istanbul by month

Plan your trip to Istanbul by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

IST

Temperature

41 - 73.4 °F

If weather is an important factor for your trip to Istanbul Airport, use this chart to help with planning. For those seeking warmer temperatures, July is the ideal time of year to visit, when temperatures reach an average of 73.4 F. Travelers looking to avoid the cold should look outside of January, when temperatures are typically at their lowest (around 41.0 F).

Reviews of airlines servicing Istanbul

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Istanbul. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to Istanbul. Reviews last updated junio 17, 2024.
Peruse reviews from past customers who have flown with Lufthansa, Turkish Airlines and KLM from Lyon to Istanbul to help guide your decision. You can also see how each airline compares in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8.1
Very good
853 reviews

Crew

8.5

Boarding

7.8

Food

7.5

Entertainment

7.1

Overall

8.1

Comfort

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

45 minute flight delay. Gate agent in Athens had poor communication skills which made the wait more stressful. Updates from Aegean via email were late.

8.1
Very good
853 reviews
8.1
Very good
853 reviews

Crew

8.5

Boarding

7.8

Food

7.5

Entertainment

7.1

Overall

8.1

Comfort

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

45 minute flight delay. Gate agent in Athens had poor communication skills which made the wait more stressful. Updates from Aegean via email were late.

7.9
Good
1,449 reviews
8.1
Very good
853 reviews

Crew

8.5

Boarding

7.8

Food

7.5

Entertainment

7.1

Overall

8.1

Comfort

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

45 minute flight delay. Gate agent in Athens had poor communication skills which made the wait more stressful. Updates from Aegean via email were late.

7.4
Good
3,726 reviews
8.1
Very good
853 reviews

Crew

8.5

Boarding

7.8

Food

7.5

Entertainment

7.1

Overall

8.1

Comfort

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

45 minute flight delay. Gate agent in Athens had poor communication skills which made the wait more stressful. Updates from Aegean via email were late.

7.3
Good
329 reviews
8.1
Very good
853 reviews

Crew

8.5

Boarding

7.8

Food

7.5

Entertainment

7.1

Overall

8.1

Comfort

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

45 minute flight delay. Gate agent in Athens had poor communication skills which made the wait more stressful. Updates from Aegean via email were late.

6.9
Okay
7,450 reviews
8.1
Very good
853 reviews

Crew

8.5

Boarding

7.8

Food

7.5

Entertainment

7.1

Overall

8.1

Comfort

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

45 minute flight delay. Gate agent in Athens had poor communication skills which made the wait more stressful. Updates from Aegean via email were late.

Related info for your journey

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  • What airport do you fly from for flights from Lyon to Istanbul?

    Lyon-Saint Exupéry (LYS), located 12.5 mi from the city center, is the airport you fly out of when you book flights from Lyon to Istanbul. 4 airlines have flights from Lyon-Saint Exupéry to Istanbul on a regular basis. Booking flights from Lyon-Saint Exupéry to Istanbul should not be difficult; the airport handles an average of 5 outbound flights to Istanbul per day.

  • Can I find flights from Lyon to Istanbul Airport for under $200 on Cheapflights?

    Yes, there are multiple flights from Lyon to Istanbul Airport for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $173, but on average you can expect to pay $236.

  • Are there nonstop flights from Lyon to Istanbul Airport for under $200 on Cheapflights?

    Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Lyon to Istanbul Airport under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Lyon to Istanbul Airport is less than $292.

  • Are there last-minute flights available from Lyon to Istanbul Airport for under $300?

    There are currently 20+ open flights from Lyon to Istanbul Airport within the next 7 days for less than $300.

  • What are the cheapest airlines flying from Lyon to Istanbul Airport round-trip?

    Cheapflights users have booked flights from Lyon to Istanbul Airport round-trip from $214. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Air Serbia, from $238, and Turkish Airlines, from $246. You may be able to fly from Lyon to Istanbul Airport for 16% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

  • What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Lyon to Istanbul Airport one-way?

    The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Lyon to Istanbul Airport are Transavia France ($67), Air Serbia ($157), and Lufthansa ($171).

  • What are the most reliable airlines from Lyon to Istanbul Airport?

    Consider Transavia France (94%), RwandAir (77%) or Malaysia Airlines (65%) when booking your flight. These represent the most reliable airlines when flying from Lyon to Istanbul Airport.

  • What are the cheapest flights from Lyon to Istanbul Airport?

    Looking for the cheapest flight from Lyon to Istanbul Airport? While on average our users pay $749, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $142. The most popular route (Lyon-Saint Exupéry - Istanbul), is priced around $266.

  • What does LYS to IST mean?

    This is defined as Lyon-Saint Exupéry Airport (LYS) and Istanbul Airport (IST). Codes like Istanbul Airport are often used to just call airports uniquely.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Lyon to Istanbul that include extra baggage allowance?

    The amount of baggage you can bring on your Lyon to Istanbul flight depends on the airline and the type of fare you've chosen. After entering your flight details, you'll be able to view the specific baggage policies for each deal in the search results. Keep in mind that certain deals may offer additional baggage allowance.

  • Can I find deals on flights from Lyon to Istanbul with specific airlines?

    Yes, Cheapflights allows you to browse and filter Lyon to Istanbul flight deals by airline. After entering your origin and destination, use the available filters to view flights offered by airlines.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Lyon to Istanbul that include hotel bookings?

    Yes. In addition to deals on Lyon to Istanbul flights, Cheapflights offers vacation packages that include both flights and hotel.

  • How can I find direct flights from Lyon to Istanbul?

    After entering your origin and destination, apply the non-stop filter on the search result page to find direct flights from Lyon to Istanbul.

  • Can I find deals for business class flights from Lyon to Istanbul?

    Yes. Cheapflights offers flight deals from Lyon to Istanbul by cabin class. In addition to browsing deals, you can also filter by cabin class on the search results page after making a search.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Lyon to Istanbul that allow pets onboard?

    Many airlines flying from Lyon to Istanbul offer the option to travel with pets. After selecting a flight deal, you can find more information about the airline's pet policy on their official website or by contacting the airline directly. Please note that additional fees and restrictions may apply.

  • Can I find deals on last-minute flights from Lyon to Istanbul?

    Yes, you can often find last-minute deals on Lyon to Istanbul flights on Cheapflights. However, these deals can vary and may not always be available. We recommend checking back frequently or signing up for price alerts for the most up-to-date deals.

  • How recently were the Lyon to Istanbul Airport flight deals updated?

    The Lyon to Istanbul Airport flight deals you see on this page were last updated on 6/17.

  • What are the most popular airlines that fly from Lyon to Istanbul Airport?

  • What is the cheapest month to book a flight from Lyon to Istanbul Airport?

    Currently, November is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Lyon to Istanbul Airport (average of $923). Flying from Lyon to Istanbul Airport in June is currently the most expensive (average of $1,421). There are several factors that can impact the price of a flight, so comparing airlines, departure airports and flight times can provide users with more options.

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Top 4 airlines flying from Lyon to Istanbul

Discover the top 4 airlines that operate flights from Lyon to Istanbul. Compare their services, reliability, and customer satisfaction ratings to choose the airline that best suits your travel preferences and needs. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,263,674 searches. Data last updated junio 17, 2024.
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Transavia FranceCheapest$97Average$189FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time59%
AnadoluJetCheapest$101Average$169FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/A
Pegasus AirlinesCheapest$154Average$245FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time82%
Turkish AirlinesCheapest$210Average$281FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time77%

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Hourly flight availability from Lyon to Istanbul

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Weekly flight availability from Lyon to Istanbul

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