Cheap flights from San Francisco (SFO) to Lyon (LYS)

SFO — LYS
Feb 1 — Feb 81

The best prices from San Francisco to Lyon-Saint Exupéry are usually found in January or February, booked 17 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Sunday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from San Francisco (SFO) to Lyon (LYS)

All the information you need to plan the best SFO to LYS flight in 2023: compare San Francisco to Lyon flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Lyon.

SFO - LYS

Price

$613 - $1,427

LYS

Temperature

37.4 - 69.8 °F

LYS

Rainfall

1.6 - 3.1 inches

Popular inJuneHigh demand for flights, 26% potential price rise
Cheapest inJanuaryBest time to find cheap flights, 42% potential price drop
Round-trip from$613From San Francisco to Lyon-Saint Exupéry
One-way from$550One-way flight from San Francisco to Lyon-Saint Exupéry

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

Leaving on a Sunday 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 21% on the overall cost on flights from San Francisco to Lyon.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from San Francisco to Lyon, book at least 18 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 32% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $1,171 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $1,687.

What is the cheapest month to fly from San Francisco to Lyon?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in June. For low rates, January can be a great choice for travel to Lyon. Flights to Lyon from San Francisco in January are about $1,057 on average during January, but can be found for as low as $581.

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Francisco to Lyon (SFO - LYS)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from San Francisco to Lyon in the afternoon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 29% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Lyon in January, February 2023

The best prices found for SFO to LYS flights for January, February
Feb 22 - Mar 1
SFO

San Francisco

LYS

Lyon-Saint Exupéry

1 stop

37h 50m
LYS

Lyon-Saint Exupéry

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

26h 15m
$720

Turkish Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/23

Feb 6 - May 13
SFO

San Francisco

LYS

Lyon-Saint Exupéry

1 stop

31h 25m
LYS

Lyon-Saint Exupéry

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

34h 25m
$727

Turkish Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/24

Feb 6 - May 13
SFO

San Francisco

LYS

Lyon-Saint Exupéry

1 stop

37h 50m
LYS

Lyon-Saint Exupéry

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

25h 25m
$732

Turkish Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/26

San Francisco to Lyon 2023 flight deals

Cheap flights to Lyon from San Francisco found for this year
Oct 10 - Nov 2
SFO

San Francisco

LYS

Lyon-Saint Exupéry

1 stop

23h 05m
LYS

Lyon-Saint Exupéry

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

18h 25m
$616

TAP AIR PORTUGAL

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/24

Sep 6 - Sep 14
SFO

San Francisco

LYS

Lyon-Saint Exupéry

1 stop

19h 25m
LYS

Lyon-Saint Exupéry

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

19h 25m
$666

Air Transat

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/24

May 7 - May 19
SFO

San Francisco

LYS

Lyon-Saint Exupéry

1 stop

33h 40m
LYS

Lyon-Saint Exupéry

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

35h 40m
$674

Vueling

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/24

Cheap United Airlines flights from San Francisco to Lyon

Mar 17 - Mar 28
SFO

San Francisco

LYS

Lyon-Saint Exupéry

2 stops

28h 15m
LYS

Lyon-Saint Exupéry

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

16h 53m
$826

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/26

Mar 17 - Mar 28
SFO

San Francisco

LYS

Lyon-Saint Exupéry

2 stops

28h 15m
LYS

Lyon-Saint Exupéry

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

20h 13m
$836

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/26

Mar 17 - Mar 26
SFO

San Francisco

LYS

Lyon-Saint Exupéry

2 stops

26h 30m
LYS

Lyon-Saint Exupéry

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

41h 02m
$857

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/26

Cheap Vueling flights from San Francisco to Lyon

May 7 - May 19
SFO

San Francisco

LYS

Lyon-Saint Exupéry

1 stop

33h 40m
LYS

Lyon-Saint Exupéry

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

35h 40m
$674

Vueling

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/24

May 7 - May 19
SFO

San Francisco

LYS

Lyon-Saint Exupéry

1 stop

33h 40m
LYS

Lyon-Saint Exupéry

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

35h 40m
$677

Vueling

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/26

May 7 - May 19
SFO

San Francisco

LYS

Lyon-Saint Exupéry

1 stop

33h 40m
LYS

Lyon-Saint Exupéry

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

35h 40m
$691

Vueling

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/24

Last minute flights from San Francisco to Lyon

Late deals on return flights to Lyon from San Francisco, departing today and this week
Feb 6 - May 13
SFO

San Francisco

LYS

Lyon-Saint Exupéry

1 stop

31h 25m
LYS

Lyon-Saint Exupéry

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

34h 25m
$727

Turkish Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/24

Feb 6 - May 13
SFO

San Francisco

LYS

Lyon-Saint Exupéry

1 stop

37h 50m
LYS

Lyon-Saint Exupéry

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

25h 25m
$732

Turkish Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/26

Feb 6 - May 13
SFO

San Francisco

LYS

Lyon-Saint Exupéry

2 stops

46h 15m
LYS

Lyon-Saint Exupéry

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

32h 05m
$1,284

Aer Lingus

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/26

One-way flights to Lyon from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to Lyon
Mar 13
SFO

San Francisco

LYS

Lyon-Saint Exupéry

1 stop

15h 50m
$325

TAP AIR PORTUGAL

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/26

Mar 29
SFO

San Francisco

LYS

Lyon-Saint Exupéry

1 stop

23h 05m
$333

TAP AIR PORTUGAL

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/24

Mar 11
SFO

San Francisco

LYS

Lyon-Saint Exupéry

1 stop

32h 45m
$426

TAP AIR PORTUGAL

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/26

Reviews of Airlines Servicing Lyon

Singapore Airlines
8.0
Very good
203 reviews

Comfort

8.0

Overall

8.0

Entertainment

7.9

Food

7.6

Boarding

8.2

Crew

8.6

Reviews

1 / 10

The flight was delayed.. Food was not enough and even some items were finished. There were no dental kit or socks given. The flight was very turbulent.

Singapore Airlines
8.0
Very good
203 reviews
Singapore Airlines
8.0
Very good
203 reviews

Comfort

8.0

Overall

8.0

Entertainment

7.9

Food

7.6

Boarding

8.2

Crew

8.6

Reviews

1 / 10

The flight was delayed.. Food was not enough and even some items were finished. There were no dental kit or socks given. The flight was very turbulent.

United Airlines
7.6
Good
1,146 reviews
Singapore Airlines
8.0
Very good
203 reviews

Comfort

8.0

Overall

8.0

Entertainment

7.9

Food

7.6

Boarding

8.2

Crew

8.6

Reviews

1 / 10

The flight was delayed.. Food was not enough and even some items were finished. There were no dental kit or socks given. The flight was very turbulent.

Turkish Airlines
7.3
Good
1,127 reviews
Singapore Airlines
8.0
Very good
203 reviews

Comfort

8.0

Overall

8.0

Entertainment

7.9

Food

7.6

Boarding

8.2

Crew

8.6

Reviews

1 / 10

The flight was delayed.. Food was not enough and even some items were finished. There were no dental kit or socks given. The flight was very turbulent.

Air Transat
7.3
Good
35 reviews
Singapore Airlines
8.0
Very good
203 reviews

Comfort

8.0

Overall

8.0

Entertainment

7.9

Food

7.6

Boarding

8.2

Crew

8.6

Reviews

1 / 10

The flight was delayed.. Food was not enough and even some items were finished. There were no dental kit or socks given. The flight was very turbulent.

Iberia
7.1
Good
487 reviews
Singapore Airlines
8.0
Very good
203 reviews

Comfort

8.0

Overall

8.0

Entertainment

7.9

Food

7.6

Boarding

8.2

Crew

8.6

Reviews

1 / 10

The flight was delayed.. Food was not enough and even some items were finished. There were no dental kit or socks given. The flight was very turbulent.

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about San Francisco to Lyon flights.

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from San Francisco to Lyon-Saint Exupéry that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Lufthansa, United Airlines, and Delta. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from San Francisco to Lyon for under $700 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to Lyon for under $700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Vueling for just $674, but on average you can expect to pay $742.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Francisco to Lyon for under $800?

There are currently 8+ open flights from San Francisco to Lyon within the next 7 days for less than $800.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from San Francisco to Lyon round-trip?

Flying on Vueling is currently your cheapest option to Lyon, with prices starting at $674. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Turkish Airlines and TAP AIR PORTUGAL, with the lowest prices starting at $716 and $723, respectively. Users have found that Vueling is 36% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is TAP AIR PORTUGAL, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $325. However, be on the lookout for offers from Iberia and Vueling, as they are both options that can get you from San Francisco to Lyon for a low price.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from San Francisco to Lyon?

Consider American Airlines, Air Canada or Air France when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from San Francisco to Lyon.

What are the cheapest flights from San Francisco to Lyon?

While on average a flight from San Francisco to Lyon is generally $3,376, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $630. When looking at the most popular route, (San Francisco - Lyon-Saint Exupéry), you can expect to pay $677 for that flight.

Alternative routes for San Francisco to Lyon

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.
Santa Ana to Lyonfrom $800 pp
Sacramento to Lyonfrom $967 pp
San Diego to Lyonfrom $1,029 pp
Oakland to Lyonfrom $1,085 pp
San Jose to Lyonfrom $1,129 pp

Top 10 airlines flying from San Francisco to Lyon

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Francisco to Lyon choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
British AirwaysCheapest$392Average$1,262FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time70%COVID-19 safety
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TAP AIR PORTUGALCheapest$488Average$998FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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Air FranceCheapest$714Average$1,170FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time77%COVID-19 safety
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DeltaCheapest$743Average$1,144FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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LufthansaCheapest$788Average$1,371FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time76%COVID-19 safety
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United AirlinesCheapest$815Average$1,369FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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KLMCheapest$816Average$1,225FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%COVID-19 safety
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Austrian AirlinesCheapest$845Average$991FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time78%COVID-19 safety
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American AirlinesCheapest$879Average$1,178FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%COVID-19 safety
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Turkish AirlinesCheapest$890Average$1,333FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time77%COVID-19 safety
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