Cheap flights from Chicago (CHI) to Lyon (LYS) from $468

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 6/27. 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.
CHI — LYS
Jun 18 — Jun 251

The best prices from Chicago to Lyon-Saint Exupéry are usually found in January or April, booked 32 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Monday and return on a Friday

Cheap flight deals from Chicago to Lyon

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Chicago (CHI) to Lyon (LYS). 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 13, 2024.

Popular in

June

Cheapest in

January

Round-trip from

$669

One-way from

$582
High demand for flights, 30% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 31% potential price drop
From Chicago (CHI) to Lyon-Saint Exupéry
One-way flight from Chicago (CHI) to Lyon-Saint Exupéry

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

Departing on a Monday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 36% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Chicago to Lyon, book at least 32 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 52% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $721 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $721.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of January. Prices to Lyon from Chicago average $913. You can even find prices in January for less than $913, as users have found deals to Lyon from as low as $506. The month of June appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Lyon from Chicago. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 42%.

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

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Chicago to Lyon in the morning. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 22% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap Chicago to Lyon flights in June & July 2024

Find cheap flight options from Chicago to Lyon specifically for the months of June and July 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,214,720 searches. Prices were last updated on June 13, 2024.
These are some of the most attractive deals on flights from Chicago to Lyon in 2024. Check back soon for alternative fares.
Mon 7/296:00 pmORD - LYS
1 stop32h 20mMultiple Airlines
Fri 8/167:00 amLYS - ORD
2 stops19h 18mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/12$705
Mon 7/296:00 pmORD - LYS
2 stops20h 00mMultiple Airlines
Fri 8/163:00 pmLYS - ORD
3 stops35h 18mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/12$761
Mon 7/297:45 pmORD - LYS
2 stops19h 35mMultiple Airlines
Fri 8/167:10 amLYS - ORD
2 stops17h 45mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/13$783
Mon 7/2910:14 amORD - LYS
3 stops24h 11mMultiple Airlines
Fri 8/163:00 pmLYS - ORD
3 stops35h 18mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/12$786
Wed 7/107:45 pmORD - LYS
1 stop16h 50mMultiple Airlines
Sat 7/1311:30 pmLYS - ORD
2 stops25h 25mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/13$822
Mon 7/296:00 pmORD - LYS
1 stop32h 20mMultiple Airlines
Fri 8/167:00 amLYS - ORD
2 stops19h 18mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/13$838
Mon 7/297:45 pmORD - LYS
2 stops19h 35mMultiple Airlines
Fri 8/167:10 amLYS - ORD
2 stops17h 45mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/12$840
Sat 7/136:00 pmORD - LYS
1 stop32h 20mMultiple Airlines
Fri 7/1912:20 pmLYS - ORD
2 stops38h 09mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/12$870
Mon 7/296:00 pmORD - LYS
1 stop16h 35mTAP AIR PORTUGAL
Fri 8/165:20 amLYS - ORD
1 stop17h 40mTAP AIR PORTUGAL
Deal found 6/13$883

Chicago to Lyon 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between Chicago and Lyon in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,214,720 searches. Data last updated June 13, 2024.
These are some of the most attractive deals on flights from Chicago to Lyon in 2024. Check back soon for alternative fares.
Sun 9/2212:53 pmORD - LYS
2 stops26h 47mMultiple Airlines
Wed 9/257:05 amLYS - ORD
2 stops24h 21mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/13$606
Wed 9/189:25 pmORD - LYS
1 stop30h 40mBritish Airways
Mon 9/308:00 pmLYS - ORD
1 stop26h 10mBritish Airways
Deal found 6/12$612
Wed 9/1811:45 amORD - LYS
2 stops15h 55mBritish Airways
Mon 9/308:00 pmLYS - ORD
1 stop21h 45mBritish Airways
Deal found 6/12$616
Wed 9/1811:45 amORD - LYS
2 stops15h 55mBritish Airways
Mon 9/308:00 pmLYS - ORD
2 stops27h 01mBritish Airways
Deal found 6/12$626
Sun 9/2212:53 pmORD - LYS
2 stops26h 47mMultiple Airlines
Wed 9/257:05 amLYS - ORD
3 stops33h 50mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/13$641
Sun 9/226:20 amORD - LYS
3 stops33h 20mMultiple Airlines
Wed 9/257:05 amLYS - ORD
3 stops33h 50mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/13$676
Sat 9/217:00 amORD - LYS
3 stops32h 30mMultiple Airlines
Wed 9/257:05 amLYS - ORD
2 stops24h 21mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/13$688
Sun 9/229:18 pmORD - LYS
2 stops29h 37mAir Canada
Tue 10/811:40 amLYS - ORD
2 stops27h 18mAir Canada
Deal found 6/13$699
Sun 9/228:20 amORD - LYS
1 stop19h 20mMultiple Airlines
Tue 10/86:40 amLYS - ORD
1 stop14h 40mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/12$703

Chicago to Lyon flights leaving soon

Find last-minute flight options from Chicago to Lyon 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 3,214,720 searches. Data last updated June 13, 2024.
Users seeking a last-minute flight from Chicago to Lyon should consider booking one of these fares. It's wise to confirm all flight details are correct before booking.
Tue 6/186:00 amORD - LYS
3 stops34h 40mMultiple Airlines
Tue 7/97:05 amLYS - ORD
2 stops21h 05mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/13$1,316
Tue 6/185:05 amORD - LYS
2 stops24h 30mMultiple Airlines
Tue 7/97:05 amLYS - ORD
2 stops21h 05mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/13$1,331
Tue 6/186:00 amORD - LYS
3 stops34h 40mMultiple Airlines
Tue 7/96:05 pmLYS - ORD
3 stops31h 44mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/13$1,361
Sun 6/236:00 pmORD - LYS
1 stop16h 40mTAP AIR PORTUGAL
Sun 6/306:50 pmLYS - ORD
1 stop28h 25mTAP AIR PORTUGAL
Deal found 6/12$1,469
Sun 6/2312:15 pmMDW - LYS
2 stops17h 20mMultiple Airlines
Sun 6/302:20 pmLYS - MDW
2 stops14h 17mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/12$1,529
Sun 6/236:30 pmORD - LYS
2 stops32h 25mUnited Airlines
Sun 6/3011:40 amLYS - ORD
2 stops32h 23mUnited Airlines
Deal found 6/12$1,531
Tue 6/181:55 pmORD - LYS
1 stop15h 40mMultiple Airlines
Tue 7/97:05 amLYS - ORD
2 stops21h 05mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/13$1,543
Sun 6/236:30 pmORD - LYS
2 stops32h 25mUnited Airlines
Sun 6/309:20 amLYS - ORD
1 stop11h 40mUnited Airlines
Deal found 6/12$1,557
Tue 6/1811:25 amORD - LYS
1 stop15h 10mTurkish Airlines
Tue 7/97:05 pmLYS - ORD
1 stop21h 35mTurkish Airlines
Deal found 6/13$1,603

One-way flights to Lyon from Chicago

Search for one-way flight options from Chicago to Lyon. 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 3,214,720 searches. Data last updated June 13, 2024.
Take a look at some of the best available options we've come across on one-way flights from Chicago to Lyon. Those needing a return flight from Chicago to Lyon can use the search form above.
Thu 6/272:36 pmMDW - LYS
3 stops42h 34mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/13$468
Thu 8/19:04 pmMDW - LYS
3 stops42h 46mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/12$486
Thu 8/19:04 pmMDW - LYS
3 stops42h 46mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/13$490
Sat 7/206:00 pmORD - LYS
1 stop16h 40mTAP AIR PORTUGAL
Deal found 6/12$493
Sun 8/116:00 pmORD - LYS
1 stop16h 40mTAP AIR PORTUGAL
Deal found 6/12$542
Sat 7/2010:38 pmORD - LYS
2 stops40h 57mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/12$554
Thu 6/275:07 pmORD - LYS
2 stops33h 33mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/13$572
Thu 6/275:34 pmORD - LYS
3 stops33h 06mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/13$581
Sat 7/206:00 pmORD - LYS
1 stop16h 40mTAP AIR PORTUGAL
Deal found 6/13$582

Find flights from Chicago to Lyon within your budget

Customize your flight search to find flights from Chicago to Lyon 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 3,214,720 searches. Data last updated June 13, 2024.

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Any airport

Fly to

Any airport

Budget

$727 - $1,020

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Chicago O'Hare IntlLyon-Saint Exupéry

ORD - LYS

ORDLYS

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Sat 9/21

3 stops32h 30m

Lyon-Saint Exupéry

Wed 9/25

3 stops39h 52m

$727

Chicago O'Hare IntlLyon-Saint Exupéry

ORD - LYS

ORDLYS

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Wed 9/18

2 stops16h 00m

Lyon-Saint Exupéry

Mon 9/30

2 stops19h 22m

$733

Chicago O'Hare IntlLyon-Saint Exupéry

ORD - LYS

ORDLYS

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Sun 9/22

2 stops16h 34m

Lyon-Saint Exupéry

Mon 10/7

2 stops13h 36m

$778

Chicago MidwayLyon-Saint Exupéry

MDW - LYS

MDWLYS

Chicago Midway

Wed 9/18

2 stops17h 07m

Lyon-Saint Exupéry

Mon 9/30

2 stops18h 04m

$794

Chicago O'Hare IntlLyon-Saint Exupéry

ORD - LYS

ORDLYS

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Sat 9/21

1 stop23h 45m

Lyon-Saint Exupéry

Wed 9/25

1 stop30h 10m

$818

Chicago O'Hare IntlLyon-Saint Exupéry

ORD - LYS

ORDLYS

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Mon 7/29

1 stop16h 35m

Lyon-Saint Exupéry

Fri 8/16

1 stop17h 40m

$883

Chicago O'Hare IntlLyon-Saint Exupéry

ORD - LYS

ORDLYS

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Wed 7/31

2 stops29h 40m

Lyon-Saint Exupéry

Fri 8/16

1 stop15h 31m

$987

Chicago O'Hare IntlLyon-Saint Exupéry

ORD - LYS

ORDLYS

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Wed 7/24

1 stop19h 00m

Lyon-Saint Exupéry

Wed 8/7

1 stop23h 40m

$996

Chicago O'Hare IntlLyon-Saint Exupéry

ORD - LYS

ORDLYS

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Wed 7/24

1 stop12h 20m

Lyon-Saint Exupéry

Wed 8/7

1 stop14h 40m

$1,020

Flights are sorted by cheapest first

Deals found on 6/13

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

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a round-trip flight from Chicago to Lyon. Price data was last updated on June 12, 2024.
The best time to book flights from Chicago to Lyon is 31 days before your desired departure date. The cost of your flight will likely increase significantly if you book two weeks in advance of your flight.
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What is the cheapest day to fly from Chicago to Lyon?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly round-trip from Chicago to Lyon. Price data was last updated on June 9, 2024.
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Travelers seeking maximum savings on their Chicago to Lyon flight should consider departing on Monday afternoons when fares are most often at their lowest. Saturday 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 Chicago to Lyon

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Temperature and rainfall in Lyon by month

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

LYS

Temperature

37.4 - 69.8 °F

If weather is an important factor for your trip to Lyon, 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 69.8 F. Travelers looking to avoid the cold should look outside of January, when temperatures are typically at their lowest (around 37.4 F).

Reviews of airlines servicing Lyon

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Lyon. 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 Lyon. Reviews last updated June 13, 2024.
See what other customers who have flown with Iberia, United Airlines and Air France from Chicago to Lyon have to say. Users can see the overall rating for each airline as well as how each is rated in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8.0
Very good
10,000 reviews

Boarding

8.2

Entertainment

8.0

Comfort

7.9

Crew

8.6

Food

7.4

Overall

8.0

Reviews

1 / 10

Bad experience with the staff boarding the gate. I couldn’t board with my carry on, personal item and a funny bag. I had to put my passport inside my pockets and put the funny bag inside the personal item. Then after passing the staff pull out everything again.

8.0
Very good
10,000 reviews
8.0
Very good
10,000 reviews

Boarding

8.2

Entertainment

8.0

Comfort

7.9

Crew

8.6

Food

7.4

Overall

8.0

Reviews

1 / 10

Bad experience with the staff boarding the gate. I couldn’t board with my carry on, personal item and a funny bag. I had to put my passport inside my pockets and put the funny bag inside the personal item. Then after passing the staff pull out everything again.

7.9
Good
1,461 reviews
8.0
Very good
10,000 reviews

Boarding

8.2

Entertainment

8.0

Comfort

7.9

Crew

8.6

Food

7.4

Overall

8.0

Reviews

1 / 10

Bad experience with the staff boarding the gate. I couldn’t board with my carry on, personal item and a funny bag. I had to put my passport inside my pockets and put the funny bag inside the personal item. Then after passing the staff pull out everything again.

7.7
Good
987 reviews
8.0
Very good
10,000 reviews

Boarding

8.2

Entertainment

8.0

Comfort

7.9

Crew

8.6

Food

7.4

Overall

8.0

Reviews

1 / 10

Bad experience with the staff boarding the gate. I couldn’t board with my carry on, personal item and a funny bag. I had to put my passport inside my pockets and put the funny bag inside the personal item. Then after passing the staff pull out everything again.

7.5
Good
1,698 reviews
8.0
Very good
10,000 reviews

Boarding

8.2

Entertainment

8.0

Comfort

7.9

Crew

8.6

Food

7.4

Overall

8.0

Reviews

1 / 10

Bad experience with the staff boarding the gate. I couldn’t board with my carry on, personal item and a funny bag. I had to put my passport inside my pockets and put the funny bag inside the personal item. Then after passing the staff pull out everything again.

7.4
Good
10,000 reviews
8.0
Very good
10,000 reviews

Boarding

8.2

Entertainment

8.0

Comfort

7.9

Crew

8.6

Food

7.4

Overall

8.0

Reviews

1 / 10

Bad experience with the staff boarding the gate. I couldn’t board with my carry on, personal item and a funny bag. I had to put my passport inside my pockets and put the funny bag inside the personal item. Then after passing the staff pull out everything again.

Related info for your journey

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

    If you book a flight to Lyon from Chicago, you will be flying to Lyon-Saint Exupéry, which is the city’s only airport. Lyon-Saint Exupéry (LYS) is located 12.5 mi from the center of Lyon. There are 0 flights from Chicago to Lyon-Saint Exupéry per day from 8 different airlines.

  • Can I find flights from Chicago to Lyon for under $800 on Cheapflights?

    Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Lyon for under $800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $727, but on average you can expect to pay $831.

  • Are there last-minute flights available from Chicago to Lyon for under $1,400?

    There are currently 12+ open flights from Chicago to Lyon within the next 7 days for less than $1,400.

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

    Flying on American Airlines is currently your cheapest option to Lyon, with prices starting at $733. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Delta and Air France, with the lowest prices starting at $778 and $794, respectively. These flights start at 19% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

    $493 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from TAP AIR PORTUGAL. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Aer Lingus and American Airlines, with prices starting from $606 and $630, respectively.

  • What does ORD to LYS mean?

    These are just IATA (International Air Transport Association) codes. They are used in aviation to identify and differentiate airports. That’s why a Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to Lyon-Saint Exupéry Airport flight would often be abbreviated as a ORD to LYS flight. While you’re still figuring out your travel plans, it’s not a bad idea to learn the names and codes of other airports around these areas: Chicago Midway Airport (MDW), Chicago Greater Rockford Airport (RFD).

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Many airlines flying from Chicago to Lyon 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 Chicago to Lyon?

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

    The Chicago to Lyon flight deals you see on this page were last updated on 6/13.

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

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

    Currently, November is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Chicago to Lyon (average of $669). Flying from Chicago to Lyon in June is currently the most expensive (average of $1,234). 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 8 airlines flying from Chicago to Lyon

Discover the top 8 airlines that operate flights from Chicago to Lyon. 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 3,214,720 searches. Data last updated June 13, 2024.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-time
American AirlinesCheapest$571Average$690FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%
LufthansaCheapest$637Average$1,148FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time76%
British AirwaysCheapest$667Average$811FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time70%
United AirlinesCheapest$698Average$1,218FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%
Air FranceCheapest$714Average$896FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time77%
Air CanadaCheapest$726Average$782FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time67%
DeltaCheapest$744Average$1,011FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/A
Aer LingusCheapest$848Average$1,234FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/A

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