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Travelers usually depart from Lyon–Saint-Exupéry, Lyon - Part-Dieu, Lyon - Perrache, Lyon - Vaulx-en-Velin La Soie, or Lyon - Meyzieu Z.I. when they travel from Lyon to Athens. Book your trip to arrive at Athens International, Athens Train Station, Athens - Karolou, or Athens - Kifissos. The distance between Lyon and Athens is 1782 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Ryanair, Air France, easyJet, Transavia France, and Aegean. Lyon and Athens have 326 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Athens, consider visiting Acropolis of Athens, and Peloponnese.

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Aegean on Mondays, Thursdays, and Saturdays.

Transavia France on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Volotea on Wednesdays, and Saturdays.

Check-in for a flight from Lyon to Athens

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
RyanairRYRFRNoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 2 hours before flight
Air FranceAFRAFYesOpens 30 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
easyJetEZYU2YesOpens 720 days before flight
Closes 2 hours before flight
Transavia FranceTVFTOYesOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 4 hours before flight
AegeanAEEA3YesOpens 48 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Lyon to Athens?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Lyon and Athens takes around 2.7 hours.
What is the flight distance between Lyon and Athens?
The flight distance between Lyon and Athens is 1782 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Lyon and Athens?
Several carriers operate flights between Lyon and Athens. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Aegean, Transavia France, Volotea.
What are the most popular routes to and from Lyon?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Lyon and London, Dublin, Manchester, Edinburgh, Reykjavik, Montreal, Birmingham, Bucharest, Thessaloniki, Milan, Bristol, Glasgow, Cork, Amsterdam, Madrid, Toronto, Prague, Tel Aviv, Tallinn, Fes.
What are the most popular routes to and from Athens?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Athens and London, Thessaloniki, Larnaca, Manchester, Heraklion, Dublin, Santorini, Chania, Edinburgh, Rhodes, Vienna, Mykonos, Brussels, Toronto, Reykjavik, Alexandroupoli, Chios, Birmingham, Bristol, Corfu.
Which airports are there in Lyon?
Lyon is mainly served by Lyon–Saint-Exupéry. But there are other airports nearby, including Lyon–Bron.
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, Clermont-Ferrand Auvergne, Dole–Jura, Avignon – Provence, Chambéry, Saint-Étienne–Bouthéon, Alpes–Isère.
What airports are near Athens?
The main airport in Athens is Athens International. It is also served by Milos Island National, Kalamata International, Araxos.
What buses and trains depart from Lyon?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Lyon, including TGV inOui.
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