Cheap flights from Lyon (LYS) to Athens (ATH) from $34

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 9/29. 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 — ATH
Jun 25 — Jul 21

The best prices from Lyon-Saint Exupéry to Athens Eleftherios V. are usually found in June or November, booked 76 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Friday and return on a Monday

Cheap flight deals from Lyon to Athens

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Lyon (LYS) to Athens (ATH). 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 June 20, 2024.

Popular in

August

Cheapest in

June

Round-trip from

$613

One-way from

$96
High demand for flights, 29% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 32% potential price drop
From Lyon-Saint Exupéry to Athens Eleftherios V.
One-way flight from Lyon-Saint Exupéry to Athens Eleftherios V.

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

Users have found that leaving on a Monday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 49% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Lyon to Athens, book at least 14 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 20% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $162 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $257.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Lyon to Athens?

June can be a great time to fly to Athens from Lyon with a flight ticket averaging about $212. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of June for as cheap as $69. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of August.

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

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Lyon to Athens in the afternoon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 56% on your trip compared to booking a flight at noon.

Cheap Lyon to Athens flights in June & July 2024

Find cheap flight options from Lyon to Athens specifically for the months of June and July 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,256,981 searches. Prices were last updated on June 20, 2024.
Listed are some of the best fares we've found on flights departing from Lyon to Athens in 2024. Check back regularly for other flight deals.
Thu 7/1811:55 amLYS - ATH
Nonstop2h 50mVolotea
Thu 7/254:25 pmATH - LYS
Nonstop3h 00mVolotea
Deal found 6/20$68
Tue 6/254:15 pmLYS - ATH
Nonstop2h 45measyJet
Sat 7/68:40 pmATH - LYS
Nonstop3h 05measyJet
Deal found 6/20$119
Tue 7/23:10 pmLYS - ATH
Nonstop2h 45mTransavia France
Thu 7/118:45 pmATH - LYS
Nonstop3h 00mTransavia France
Deal found 6/20$142
Sun 6/237:15 amLYS - ATH
Nonstop2h 45measyJet
Sat 7/68:40 pmATH - LYS
Nonstop3h 05measyJet
Deal found 6/20$150
Sat 7/136:15 amLYS - ATH
Nonstop2h 50mVolotea
Mon 7/1510:55 pmATH - LYS
Nonstop3h 00mVolotea
Deal found 6/20$151
Sat 6/226:15 amLYS - ATH
Nonstop2h 50mVolotea
Sat 6/2910:40 amATH - LYS
Nonstop3h 00mVolotea
Deal found 6/20$155
Thu 7/46:00 pmLYS - ATH
Nonstop2h 40mAegean Airlines
Mon 7/810:55 pmATH - LYS
Nonstop3h 00mAegean Airlines
Deal found 6/20$156
Sat 6/225:50 amLYS - ATH
Nonstop2h 45mTransavia France
Sat 6/2910:20 amATH - LYS
Nonstop3h 00mTransavia France
Deal found 6/20$159
Mon 7/226:05 pmLYS - ATH
2 stops14h 15mMultiple Airlines
Sat 7/2710:40 amATH - LYS
Nonstop3h 00mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/20$166

Lyon to Athens 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between Lyon and Athens in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,256,981 searches. Data last updated June 20, 2024.
Listed are some of the best fares we've found on flights departing from Lyon to Athens in 2024. Check back regularly for other flight deals.
Thu 7/1811:55 amLYS - ATH
Nonstop2h 50mVolotea
Thu 7/254:25 pmATH - LYS
Nonstop3h 00mVolotea
Deal found 6/20$68
Tue 10/16:00 amLYS - ATH
Nonstop2h 50mVolotea
Tue 10/810:20 amATH - LYS
Nonstop3h 00mVolotea
Deal found 6/20$84
Sat 8/316:15 amLYS - ATH
Nonstop2h 50mVolotea
Thu 9/124:25 pmATH - LYS
Nonstop3h 00mVolotea
Deal found 6/20$87
Thu 10/311:55 amLYS - ATH
Nonstop2h 50mVolotea
Thu 10/104:25 pmATH - LYS
Nonstop3h 00mVolotea
Deal found 6/20$100
Sat 8/316:15 amLYS - ATH
Nonstop2h 50mVolotea
Sat 9/710:40 amATH - LYS
Nonstop3h 00mVolotea
Deal found 6/20$109
Tue 6/254:15 pmLYS - ATH
Nonstop2h 45measyJet
Sat 7/68:40 pmATH - LYS
Nonstop3h 05measyJet
Deal found 6/20$119
Thu 8/2211:55 amLYS - ATH
Nonstop2h 50mVolotea
Tue 9/310:20 amATH - LYS
Nonstop3h 00mVolotea
Deal found 6/20$120
Sat 11/22:30 pmLYS - ATH
Nonstop2h 45measyJet
Sat 11/97:45 pmATH - LYS
Nonstop3h 10measyJet
Deal found 6/20$131
Tue 7/23:10 pmLYS - ATH
Nonstop2h 45mTransavia France
Thu 7/118:45 pmATH - LYS
Nonstop3h 00mTransavia France
Deal found 6/20$142

Lyon to Athens flights leaving soon

Find last-minute flight options from Lyon to Athens 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 3,256,981 searches. Data last updated June 20, 2024.
Have a look at some of the last-minute flights available departing from Lyon to Athens. To prevent any unwanted surprises, users should verify their flight info before booking.
Tue 6/254:15 pmLYS - ATH
Nonstop2h 45measyJet
Sat 7/68:40 pmATH - LYS
Nonstop3h 05measyJet
Deal found 6/20$119
Sun 6/3012:55 pmLYS - ATH
1 stop20h 05mAustrian Airlines
Tue 7/94:15 pmATH - LYS
1 stop20h 55mAustrian Airlines
Deal found 6/20$230
Tue 6/258:20 pmLYS - ATH
1 stop12h 40mAustrian Airlines
Thu 7/46:30 amATH - LYS
1 stop6h 40mAustrian Airlines
Deal found 6/20$240
Sun 6/3012:55 pmLYS - ATH
1 stop11h 15mMultiple Airlines
Fri 7/56:00 amATH - LYS
1 stop7h 05mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/20$257
Thu 6/2712:55 pmLYS - ATH
1 stop25h 30mAustrian Airlines
Tue 7/210:55 amATH - LYS
1 stop26h 15mAustrian Airlines
Deal found 6/20$289
Thu 6/2712:55 pmLYS - ATH
1 stop20h 05mAustrian Airlines
Fri 7/510:55 amATH - LYS
1 stop26h 15mAustrian Airlines
Deal found 6/20$305
Sun 6/3010:30 amLYS - ATH
1 stop15h 35mTurkish Airlines
Mon 7/83:55 amATH - LYS
1 stop15h 15mTurkish Airlines
Deal found 6/20$742
Sun 6/302:05 pmLYS - ATH
2 stops24h 30mAir Serbia
Tue 7/94:35 pmATH - LYS
2 stops21h 40mAir Serbia
Deal found 6/20$807

One-way flights to Athens from Lyon

Search for one-way flight options from Lyon to Athens. 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 3,256,981 searches. Data last updated June 20, 2024.
Some of the best available deals we've found on one-way flights from Lyon to Athens. Users can also find round-trip Lyon to Athens flights by using the search form above.
Sun 9/297:15 amLYS - ATH
Nonstop2h 45measyJet
Deal found 6/20$34
Thu 9/1211:55 amLYS - ATH
Nonstop2h 50mVolotea
Deal found 6/20$45
Mon 8/126:35 pmLYS - ATH
Nonstop2h 50mVolotea
Deal found 6/19$49
Wed 10/303:10 pmLYS - ATH
Nonstop2h 45measyJet
Deal found 6/19$50
Thu 9/127:05 amLYS - ATH
Nonstop2h 45measyJet
Deal found 6/19$52
Thu 10/37:05 amLYS - ATH
Nonstop2h 45measyJet
Deal found 6/19$54
Thu 8/154:15 pmLYS - ATH
Nonstop2h 45mTransavia France
Deal found 6/20$56
Tue 6/254:15 pmLYS - ATH
Nonstop2h 45measyJet
Deal found 6/20$64
Sun 9/227:15 amLYS - ATH
Nonstop2h 45measyJet
Deal found 6/20$65

Find flights from Lyon to Athens within your budget

Customize your flight search to find flights from Lyon to Athens 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 3,256,981 searches. Data last updated June 20, 2024.

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Lyon-Saint ExupéryAthens Eleftherios V.

LYS - ATH

LYSATH

Lyon-Saint Exupéry

Tue 10/1

Nonstop2h 50m

Athens Eleftherios V.

Tue 10/8

Nonstop3h 00m

$84

Lyon-Saint ExupéryAthens Eleftherios V.

LYS - ATH

LYSATH

Lyon-Saint Exupéry

Sat 8/31

Nonstop2h 50m

Athens Eleftherios V.

Thu 9/12

Nonstop3h 00m

$87

Lyon-Saint ExupéryAthens Eleftherios V.

LYS - ATH

LYSATH

Lyon-Saint Exupéry

Sat 11/2

Nonstop2h 45m

Athens Eleftherios V.

Wed 11/6

Nonstop3h 10m

$94

Lyon-Saint ExupéryAthens Eleftherios V.

LYS - ATH

LYSATH

Lyon-Saint Exupéry

Thu 8/22

Nonstop2h 45m

Athens Eleftherios V.

Tue 9/3

Nonstop3h 00m

$133

Lyon-Saint ExupéryAthens Eleftherios V.

LYS - ATH

LYSATH

Lyon-Saint Exupéry

Fri 11/22

1 stop16h 20m

Athens Eleftherios V.

Mon 11/25

Nonstop3h 00m

$138

Lyon-Saint ExupéryAthens Eleftherios V.

LYS - ATH

LYSATH

Lyon-Saint Exupéry

Thu 7/4

Nonstop2h 40m

Athens Eleftherios V.

Mon 7/8

Nonstop3h 00m

$156

Lyon-Saint ExupéryAthens Eleftherios V.

LYS - ATH

LYSATH

Lyon-Saint Exupéry

Fri 11/15

1 stop16h 20m

Athens Eleftherios V.

Thu 11/21

1 stop17h 40m

$170

Lyon-Saint ExupéryAthens Eleftherios V.

LYS - ATH

LYSATH

Lyon-Saint Exupéry

Sat 11/16

1 stop11h 20m

Athens Eleftherios V.

Fri 11/22

1 stop23h 40m

$188

Lyon-Saint ExupéryAthens Eleftherios V.

LYS - ATH

LYSATH

Lyon-Saint Exupéry

Thu 11/14

1 stop6h 10m

Athens Eleftherios V.

Thu 11/21

1 stop6h 40m

$205

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

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a round-trip flight from Lyon to Athens. Price data was last updated on June 14, 2024.
To ensure you get the cheapest price possible for a flight from Lyon to Athens, you should look to book at least 76 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 Athens?

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Travelers seeking maximum savings on their Lyon to Athens flight should consider departing on Tuesday afternoons when fares are most often at their lowest. Thursday mornings 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 Athens

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Temperature and rainfall in Athens by month

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

ATH

Temperature

50 - 82.4 °F

If weather is an important factor for your trip to Athens, 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 82.4 F. Travelers looking to avoid the cold should look outside of January, when temperatures are typically at their lowest (around 50.0 F).

Reviews of airlines servicing Athens

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Athens. 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 Athens. Reviews last updated June 20, 2024.
Read reviews from past customers who have flown Volotea, Transavia France and easyJet from Lyon to Athens. Reviews also offer insight into each airline's entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8.1
Very good
847 reviews

Crew

8.5

Boarding

7.8

Entertainment

7.1

Comfort

7.9

Food

7.5

Overall

8.1

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
847 reviews
8.1
Very good
847 reviews

Crew

8.5

Boarding

7.8

Entertainment

7.1

Comfort

7.9

Food

7.5

Overall

8.1

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
1,437 reviews
8.1
Very good
847 reviews

Crew

8.5

Boarding

7.8

Entertainment

7.1

Comfort

7.9

Food

7.5

Overall

8.1

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.

7.7
Good
971 reviews
8.1
Very good
847 reviews

Crew

8.5

Boarding

7.8

Entertainment

7.1

Comfort

7.9

Food

7.5

Overall

8.1

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
3,730 reviews
8.1
Very good
847 reviews

Crew

8.5

Boarding

7.8

Entertainment

7.1

Comfort

7.9

Food

7.5

Overall

8.1

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
847 reviews

Crew

8.5

Boarding

7.8

Entertainment

7.1

Comfort

7.9

Food

7.5

Overall

8.1

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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  • Can I find flights from Lyon to Athens for under $100 on Cheapflights?

    Yes, there are multiple flights from Lyon to Athens for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Volotea for just $84, but on average you can expect to pay $127.

  • Are there nonstop flights from Lyon to Athens for under $100 on Cheapflights?

    Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Lyon to Athens under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Lyon to Athens is less than $130.

  • Are there last-minute flights available from Lyon to Athens for under $200?

    There are currently 8+ open flights from Lyon to Athens within the next 7 days for less than $200.

  • What days are nonstop flights available from Lyon to Athens?

    Nonstop flights can be found on the following days: Saturday.

  • How popular is this Lyon to Athens flight route?

  • How many flights depart from Lyon to Athens on average per day?

    On average 1 flight departs from Lyon to Athens per day.
    Morning (6am - Noon) - 100% of flight departures

  • How long is the flight from Lyon to Athens?

    Volotea, easyJet, and Transavia France can get you from Lyon to Athens in just under 2h 45m. Your travel time will be generally consistent. Lyon and Athens are separated by a distance of 1112 mi. Most flights are nonstop.

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

    Currently priced at $84, Volotea will fly you from Lyon to Athens and back. In addition to Volotea, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from easyJet and Transavia France - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $94 and $133, respectively. Volotea is priced at 60% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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

    To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with easyJet, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $34. Volotea flights start at $45 while deals on Transavia France start at $56 one-way.

  • What are the most reliable airlines from Lyon to Athens?

    Looking for the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time? Our data shows these are most likely to get you from Lyon to Athens on time: Volotea (78%), Aegean Airlines (78%), Transavia France (72%).

  • What are the cheapest flights from Lyon to Athens?

    Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $45. While the most popular route (Lyon-Saint Exupéry - Athens Eleftherios V.) can be booked for $273 on average our data indicates $204 when flying from Lyon to Athens.

  • What does LYS to ATH mean?

    Lyon-Saint Exupéry Airport is LYS and Athens Eleftherios V. Airport is ATH. These codes are created by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and airlines use them to identify the departing and arrival airports in the flight routes they service.

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

    The amount of baggage you can bring on your Lyon to Athens 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 Athens with specific airlines?

    Yes, Cheapflights allows you to browse and filter Lyon to Athens 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 Athens that include hotel bookings?

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

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

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

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

    Yes. Cheapflights offers flight deals from Lyon to Athens 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 Athens that allow pets onboard?

    Many airlines flying from Lyon to Athens 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 Athens?

    Yes, you can often find last-minute deals on Lyon to Athens 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 Athens flight deals updated?

    The Lyon to Athens flight deals you see on this page were last updated on 6/20.

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

    Currently, December is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Lyon to Athens (average of $613). Flying from Lyon to Athens in June is currently the most expensive (average of $1,442). 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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