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Travelers usually depart from Lyon–Saint-Exupéry, Lyon - Perrache, Lyon - Part-Dieu, 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 - Karolou, Athens Train Station, Athens - Kifissos, or Athens-Agioi Anargyroi. The distance between Lyon and Athens is 1782 km. The most popular airlines for this route are easyJet, Ryanair, Aegean, Lufthansa, and Wizz Air. Lyon and Athens have 401 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Athens, consider visiting Acropolis of Athens, and Peloponnese.

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Check-in for a flight from Lyon to Athens

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
easyJetEZYU2YesOpens 720 days before flight
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RyanairRYRFRNoOpens 24 days before flight
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AegeanAEEA3YesOpens 48 days before flight
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Wizz AirWZZW6NoOpens 48 days before flight
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Most travelers from France can enter Greece, but there are restrictions.

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Return

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Information is provided as guidance only and accurate at the time of publishing. Always check government websites and airline materials before booking and traveling.

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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 2.8 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, 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, Alpes–Isère, Nîmes–Alès–Camargue–Cévennes, Bern, Clermont-Ferrand Auvergne, Dole–Jura, Chambéry, Le Puy – Loudes, Lausanne-la Blecherette Airport.
What airports are near Athens?
The main airport in Athens is Athens International. It is also served by Kalamata International, Milos Island National, Araxos.
What buses and trains depart from Lyon?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Lyon, including SNCF, Rhônexpress.
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