Best time to go: what is the RIGHT price for a round-trip flight to Lyon (from: London)

The average price to go to Lyon from London airport is $ 115 (round trip). However, there are variations depending on the departure month. Thus, it is possible to pay for your plane ticket on average between $ 79 (in january) and $ 155 (in august), which is a saving of $ 36 or a surplus of $ 40 (compared to the average price) depending on the period you leave.

The analysis of all the prices reveals that the most frequent price is between $55 to $109 and that it is generally more economical to leave on a thursday and return on a thursday on a direct flight.

Be careful, the cheapest months may correspond to unfavorable weather periods . Check out our page best time to go to Lyon before booking your flight.

If you want to know when to book your flight at the best price, go straight to the second part of this page: When to buy your London-Lyon plane ticket.

How are these data calculated?

We have studied a sample of 60222 airfare prices from previous years for flights to Lyon from London and can thus establish precise and credible price variation trends based on different parameters. Of course, prices can vary from year to year, but the seasonal aspect of this data (recurrence of school holidays, events... from year to year) makes these statistics quite reliable.

Average price depending on the departure month

Data analysis:

By leaving in january, the price of the plane ticket will statistically be the cheapest ($ 79, saving $ 36 compared to the average price over the year which is $ 115). Conversely, august will be the most expensive ($ 155).

Flight London-Lyon: when is the best time to go for the best price?

Month Average price Our opinion
January $ 79
very good price
February $ 128 fair price
March $ 84 good price
April $ 133 high price
May $ 111 fair price
June $ 104 good price
July $ 142 high price
August $ 155
very high price
September $ 111 fair price
October $ 118 fair price
November $ 91 good price
December $ 118 fair price

Price breakdown to travel from London to Lyon

Data analysis:

The prices for flights from London to Lyon range from $0 to $379. 4% of tickets were purchased at the minimum price (from $0 to $55), 1% at the maximum price (from $325 to $379). The majority of plane tickets were purchased in the range of $55 to $109 (63% of tickets).

Cheapest airlines for the London->Lyon flight

There are 6 companies that serve London from Lyon airport: EasyJet, British Airways, Ryanair, Wizz Air Uk, Eurowings and KLM.

Data analysis:

Of the 60222 flights analyzed in previous years, EasyJet was the airline that offered the best fare most often in the flight ticket search results (70% of the time) on the London->Lyon route.

Direct flight or flight with layover?

Data analysis:

To get the best price for the London-Lyon flight, you should take a direct flight (saving an average of $ 70 compared to a flight with one or more layovers).

Which day of the week to leave?

Data analysis:

Statistically, London-Lyon flights departing on a thursday are cheaper than on other days of the week. By choosing a thursday as your departure date, you can save an average of $7. On the other hand, departing on a friday may cost you an additional $13.

Which day of the week to come back?

Data analysis:

Statistically, return flights from Lyon to London departing on a thursday are cheaper than on other days of the week. By choosing a thursday for your return date, you will save an average of $10. Conversely, departing from Lyon on a monday may cost you an additional $15.

Top prices London-Lyon

Round tripDatesPrice
London → Lyon12-12 to 17-12-2023$ 63 
London → Lyon13-12 to 17-12-2023$ 46 
London → Lyon23-01 to 27-01-2024$ 53 
London → Lyon01-02 to 10-02-2024$ 44 
London → Lyon06-02 to 11-02-2024$ 53 
London → Lyon05-03 to 10-03-2024$ 62 
London → Lyon08-03 to 23-03-2024$ 65 
London → Lyon20-03 to 24-03-2024$ 62 
London → Lyon21-03 to 25-03-2024$ 53 
London → Lyon22-03 to 26-03-2024$ 60 

When to book your flight London - Lyon to get the cheapest price?

Statistically, you will make the biggest savings by buying your plane ticket between 2 to 3 months in advance. However, you may end up paying a high price if you book between 11 to 12 months in advance.

Did you know: the price of plane tickets not only varies depending on how far in advance you book, but also on the day of the week you book! So, to maximize your chances of getting the best price for a London-Lyon flight, it is recommended to book your ticket on a tuesday.

What month are you going to Lyon?

We specifically give you the best time to buy your plane ticket and the right price to pay based on your departure month:

january february march april may june july august september october november december

How far in advance should I buy my flight?

Data analysis:

To get the cheapest flight ticket from London to Lyon, it is recommended to buy it 2 to 3 months before departure (it is then on average 78 $, which is a saving of 37 $ compared to the overall average price). On the other hand, if you buy your ticket 11 to 12 months in advance, you will pay the full price (101 $ more than the average price).

What day of the week should I book my flight ticket?

Data analysis:

Statistically, tuesday is the day when plane tickets for London->Lyon are the cheapest. So, by buying your plane ticket on a tuesday, you will save $2. Conversely, by buying it on a thursday, you may end up paying $4 more.

London to Lyon: flight price when booking today

Information: this data is not statistics but comes from real prices collected less than 7 days ago. Some months may not be available as we do not have enough data for them.

Month Current price
December 2023$ 194
$46 to $261
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January 2024$ 107
$51 to $219
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February 2024$ 123
$44 to $274
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March 2024$ 96
$53 to $203
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April 2024$ 172
$86 to $388
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May 2024$ 133
$92 to $340
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June 2024$ 127
$97 to $258
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July 2024$ 141
$101 to $214
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August 2024$ 137
$113 to $270
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September 2024$ 128
$104 to $170
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October 2024$ 170
$111 to $286
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November 2024$ 118
$118 to $118
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Data analysis:

Compared to the average price, february, july and august are cheaper to travel to Lyon. So it may be interesting to book now to leave during these months!

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