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

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The best prices from San Francisco to Lyon are usually found in November or February, booked 13 days in advance, depart on a Sunday or Wednesday and return on a Monday

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 2021: compare San Francisco to Lyon flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Lyon.
SFO - LYS
Price
$658 - $1,226
LYS
Temperature
44.6 - 82.4 °F
LYS
Rainfall
0.5 - 2.1 inches

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 30% potential price rise

Cheapest in

November

Best time to find cheap flights, 23% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$658

From San Francisco to Lyon

One-way from

$470

One-way flight from San Francisco 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 San Francisco to Lyon?

Leaving on a Saturday 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 39% on the overall cost on flights from San Francisco to Lyon.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in September. For low rates, December can be a great choice for travel to Lyon. Flights to Lyon from San Francisco in December are about $1,147 on average during December, but can be found for as low as $816.

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

It’s optimal to fly from San Francisco to Lyon in the evening. By choosing this option you can save up to 29% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight at noon.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Lyon in May, June 2021

The best prices found for SFO to LYS flights for May, June
15 Jun - 27 Jun
$533pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LYS
Lyon Lyon-Saint Exupéry
LYS
Lyon Lyon-Saint Exupéry
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
5 Jun - 14 Jun
$569pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LYS
Lyon Lyon-Saint Exupéry
LYS
Lyon Lyon-Saint Exupéry
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
5 Jun - 11 Jun
$570pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LYS
Lyon Lyon-Saint Exupéry
LYS
Lyon Lyon-Saint Exupéry
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco to Lyon 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Lyon from San Francisco found for this year
7 Sep - 19 Sep
$506pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LYS
Lyon Lyon-Saint Exupéry
LYS
Lyon Lyon-Saint Exupéry
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
1 Sep - 12 Sep
$517pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LYS
Lyon Lyon-Saint Exupéry
LYS
Lyon Lyon-Saint Exupéry
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
9 Sep - 19 Sep
$522pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LYS
Lyon Lyon-Saint Exupéry
LYS
Lyon Lyon-Saint Exupéry
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to Lyon from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to Lyon
3:15 pm - 12:45 pm
British Airways
1 Stop
36h 30m
SFO - LYS
British Airways
$470
Kiwi.com
1:00 pm - 7:55 am
Iberia
1 Stop
33h 55m
SFO - LYS
Iberia
$496
Travelgenio
12:20 pm - 1:35 pm
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
1 Stop
16h 15m
SFO - LYS
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
$504
Travelgenio

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Flight FAQs

From San Francisco to Lyon

Are flight prices decreasing from San Francisco 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 San Francisco 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.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from San Francisco to Lyon Lyon-Saint Exupéry to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Delta is one of them. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitizing their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travelers safer while flying from San Francisco to Lyon Lyon-Saint Exupéry. Policies will vary by airline.

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from San Francisco to Lyon Lyon-Saint Exupéry that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Lufthansa, British Airways, 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 $600 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to Lyon for under $600. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $506, but on average you can expect to pay $543.

Are there nonstop flights from San Francisco to Lyon for under $500 on Cheapflights?

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

Does it rain more in San Francisco or Lyon?

Expected rainfall in San Francisco is same as in Lyon. You can expect this to be the case over the next 7 days.

Is San Francisco weather warmer or cooler than Lyon?

Temperatures around the 82 °F's can be experienced in July. The weather in Lyon is hotter than in San Francisco. Plan for potential changes in flight availability as peak weather approaches in this location.

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

$470 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from British Airways. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Iberia and TAP AIR PORTUGAL, with prices starting from $496 and $503, respectively.

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Destination information for Lyon

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from San Francisco to Lyon.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = €0.84
Average temperature for May in Lyon
71.6 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Lyon
1.3 ″

Airports servicing San Francisco

Airports servicing Lyon

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.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
British Airways
$113 $554 No cancel fee 70%
KLM
$433 $824 No cancel fee 75%
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
$506 $913 No cancel fee N/A
Delta
$414 $976 No cancel fee N/A
Austrian Airlines
$845 $991 No cancel fee 78%
Air Canada
$705 $1,078 No cancel fee 67%
American Airlines
$638 $1,078 No cancel fee 71%
Air France
$390 $1,081 No cancel fee 77%
Lufthansa
$590 $1,314 No cancel fee 76%
United Airlines
$422 $1,405 No cancel fee 69%
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