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Travelers usually depart from Edinburgh Airport, Edinburgh Bus Station, Edinburgh - Hanover St Bus stop, Edinburgh-Bankhead, or Edinburgh-Balgreen when they travel from Edinburgh to Lyon. Book your trip to arrive at Lyon–Saint-Exupéry, Lyon - Perrache, Lyon - Part-Dieu, Lyon - Vaulx-en-Velin La Soie, or Lyon - Meyzieu Z.I.. The distance between Edinburgh and Lyon is 1281 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Ryanair, easyJet, Air France, Lufthansa, and Vueling. Edinburgh and Lyon have 401 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Lyon, consider visiting Lake Geneva, Mont Blanc, and Aiguille Du Midi, France.

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Check-in for a flight from Edinburgh to Lyon

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
RyanairRYRFRNoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 2 hours before flight
easyJetEZYU2YesOpens 720 days before flight
Closes 2 hours before flight
Air FranceAFRAFYesOpens 30 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
LufthansaDLHLHYes0
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VuelingVLGVYNoOpens 168 days before flight
Closes 4 hours before flight

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Most travelers from Edinburgh, EDI can enter France, but there are restrictions.

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Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Edinburgh to Lyon?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Edinburgh and Lyon takes around 2.2 hours.
What is the flight distance between Edinburgh and Lyon?
The flight distance between Edinburgh and Lyon is 1281 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Edinburgh and Lyon?
Several carriers operate flights between Edinburgh and Lyon. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include easyJet.
What are the most popular routes to and from Edinburgh?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Edinburgh and London, Rome, Barcelona, Budapest, Amsterdam, Athens, Lisbon, Paris, Palma, Majorca, Istanbul, Madrid, New York, Kraków, Malta, Copenhagen, Alicante, Tenerife, Bucharest, Brussels, Warsaw.
What are the most popular routes to and from Lyon?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Lyon and London, Dublin, Manchester, Athens, Birmingham, Toronto, Montreal, Glasgow, Thessaloniki, Reykjavik, Cork, Bristol, Melbourne, Sydney, Paris, Milan, Larnaca, Amsterdam, Vilnius, Vienna.
What airports are near Edinburgh?
The main airport in Edinburgh is Edinburgh Airport. It is also served by Edinburgh Airport, Glasgow, Newcastle, Aberdeen, Inverness, Glasgow Prestwick, Durham Tees Valley, Dundee.
What airports are near Lyon?
The main airport in Lyon is Lyon–Saint-Exupéry. It is also served by Geneva, Turin, Bern, Nîmes–Alès–Camargue–Cévennes, Avignon – Provence, Alpes–Isère, Chambéry, Le Puy – Loudes, Clermont-Ferrand Auvergne, Dole–Jura.
What buses and trains depart from Edinburgh?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Edinburgh, including Edinburgh Trams.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Edinburgh and Lyon?
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