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

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The best prices from Chicago to Lyon are usually found in November or December, booked 36 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Monday and return on a Saturday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Chicago (CHI) to Lyon (LYS)

All the information you need to plan the best CHI to LYS flight in 2021: compare Chicago to Lyon flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Lyon.
CHI - LYS
Price
$635 - $1,287
LYS
Temperature
44.6 - 82.4 °F
LYS
Rainfall
0.5 - 2.1 inches

Popular in

January

High demand for flights, 34% potential price rise

Cheapest in

November

Best time to find cheap flights, 25% potential price drop

Average price

$881

Average for round-trip flights in May 2021

Round-trip from

$635

From Chicago to Lyon

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Chicago to Lyon?

Users have found that flying from Chicago to Lyon on a Saturday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

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

Our data shows that December tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Lyon from Chicago. Users have commonly found prices around $1,147 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $816. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in September.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago to Lyon (CHI - LYS)?

It’s optimal to fly from Chicago to Lyon in the morning. By choosing this option you can save up to 6% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Lyon in May, June 2021

The best prices found for CHI to LYS flights for May, June
10 Jun - 16 Jun
$597pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LYS
Lyon Lyon-Saint Exupéry
LYS
Lyon Lyon-Saint Exupéry
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
9 Jun - 16 Jun
$602pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LYS
Lyon Lyon-Saint Exupéry
LYS
Lyon Lyon-Saint Exupéry
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
13 Jun - 20 Jun
$666pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LYS
Lyon Lyon-Saint Exupéry
LYS
Lyon Lyon-Saint Exupéry
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Lyon 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Lyon from Chicago found for this year
17 Dec - 3 Jan
$467pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LYS
Lyon Lyon-Saint Exupéry
LYS
Lyon Lyon-Saint Exupéry
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
19 Dec - 3 Jan
$505pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LYS
Lyon Lyon-Saint Exupéry
LYS
Lyon Lyon-Saint Exupéry
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
13 Jul - 14 Aug
$572pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LYS
Lyon Lyon-Saint Exupéry
LYS
Lyon Lyon-Saint Exupéry
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Lyon from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Lyon
4:57 pm - 6:55 am
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
30h 58m
MDW - LYS
Multiple Airlines
$898
Kiwi.com
2:00 pm - 1:15 pm
Lufthansa
1 Stop
16h 15m
ORD - LYS
Lufthansa
$948
Kiwi.com
11:48 am - 2:00 pm
Air France
2 Stops
19h 12m
MDW - LYS
Air France
$953
Kiwi.com

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Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Lyon

Are flight prices decreasing from Chicago to Lyon due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both Chicago and Lyon for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

Which airlines flying from Chicago to Lyon Lyon-Saint Exupéry have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Chicago to Lyon Lyon-Saint Exupéry that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Lufthansa, Air Canada, and Aer Lingus. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

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 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 9 different airlines.

Can I find flights from Chicago to Lyon for under $600 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Lyon for under $600. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $572, but on average you can expect to pay $651.

Are there nonstop flights from Chicago to Lyon for under $600 on Cheapflights?

There are no nonstop flights from Chicago to Lyon, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Is Chicago weather warmer or cooler than Lyon?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 84 °F on average in the month of July. The temperature in Lyon is typically colder than in Chicago. If you're traveling when the temperature is at its warmest, push to plan early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. For the best results, search for flights well in advance or after peak season.

How long is the flight from Chicago to Lyon?

There are many flights that can get you from Chicago to Lyon in 10h 35m. Fly via Aer Lingus, TAP AIR PORTUGAL, or Delta to get the fastest option. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

Our cheapest airline available from Chicago to Lyon is TAP AIR PORTUGAL. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $707 on this airline. TAP AIR PORTUGAL is 16% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

$791 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Air France. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Turkish Airlines and Lufthansa, with prices starting from $822 and $887, respectively.

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Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Chicago to Lyon.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = €0.83
Average temperature for May in Lyon
71.6 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Lyon
1.3 ″

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Airports servicing Lyon

Top 5 airlines flying from Chicago to Lyon

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Chicago to Lyon choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Aer Lingus
$550 $892 No cancel fee N/A
Air Canada
$581 $1,003 No cancel fee 67%
American Airlines
$694 $1,004 No cancel fee 71%
Lufthansa
$606 $1,216 No cancel fee 76%
British Airways
$686 $1,266 No cancel fee 70%
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