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Overview: Lyon to Amsterdam flight

distanceDistance456 miles (736 km)
durationAverage flight duration5 h 30 min
priceAverage plane ticket price$163 (€136)
changesDirect flightYes
carriersAirlinesKLM, Air France, easyJet, Lufthansa, Brussels Airlines or Vueling

Flights from Lyon to Amsterdam cover the 456 miles (736 km) long trip taking on average 5 h 30 min with our travel partners like KLM, Air France, easyJet, Lufthansa, Brussels Airlines or Vueling. There are direct flight services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $163 (€136), you can find the cheapest plane ticket for as low as $127 (€106). Travelers depart most frequently from Lyon Saint Exupery Airport and arrive in Amsterdam Airport Schiphol.

Airlines: KLM, Air France and Lufthansa flights from Lyon to Amsterdam

KLM, Air France and Lufthansa flights will get you to Amsterdam from Lyon from $127 (€106). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best flight times and tickets for your trip.

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Air France is France's leading airline offering flights within and outside Europe; you can choose different ticket types for your flight between Lyon and Amsterdam including: Economy Light, Economy Standard, Economy Flex, Premium Economy and Business.

Book your Air France Lyon to Amsterdam flight with Omio and enjoy a smooth and relaxing journey! Check Air France up-to-date flight schedules for the ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest Lyon to Amsterdam routes as well as the amenities offered in the class fare you choose and buy the most affordable Air France plane tickets online that fit your budget. The distance to Amsterdam from Lyon is 456 miles (736 km), and the best price for a one-way Lyon - Amsterdam Air France plane ticket starts at $153 (€128) if you book in advance. If you would rather search for your Air France ticket in the Omio app, you can quickly see if it's a mobile ticket so that you can go paperless when traveling by plane. Waiting in a line at the airport to purchase your plane ticket will become yesterday's news. So, book your plane tickets online quickly and easily and enjoy your trip with Air France!

  • Average Price: $153

Air France has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your Air France tickets from Lyon to Amsterdam and when traveling by flight:

  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • Change fees waived.
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Flights from Lyon to Amsterdam

There are about 17 flights from Lyon to Amsterdam every day, making it easier than ever for passengers to travel between these two fantastic Europen cities. The distance from Lyon to Amsterdam is approximately 730-kilometers, however airlines such as vueling, British Airways and Lufthansa make short work of this route. Some services connect through Paris city on their way to Amsterdam, however a couple of direct flights are on offer daily along this route. 

Which airlines fly from Lyon to Amsterdam?

Several airlines fly from Lyon to Amsterdam, however different Airlines service routes on differing days. British Airways, Lufthansa and vueling service the most regular routes, wth Tunisia Airlines nd Emirates servicing daily routes. Flights start from 6:00 a.m. every day and depart Lyon for Amsterdam until 9:45 p.m. most days. Some longer layovers are overnight - be sure to check carefully before booking. 

How long is the flight from Lyon to Amsterdam?

Fights from Lyon city to Amsterdam typically involve one stopover and so can take anything from just under four to over ten hours, depending on the stopover destination. Lufthansa service the shortest flight during the weekends, with one short break at Frankfurt Airport before continuing on to Amsterdam. 

How many flights are there from Lyon to Amsterdam?

There are typically at least a dozen flights per day flying from Lyon to Amsterdam. Flights from Lyon city to Amsterdam are mainly indirect, however with common stopover destinations being London, Frankfurt or Munich. Longer stopovers ca be half a day or more, leaving passengers the opportunity to leave the airport and see the stopover city, visa depending. 

What are the departure and arrival airports for flights from Lyon to Amsterdam?

Arrival Airport: Travelers from Lyon arrive at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport. It is the only airport serving Amsterdam and is located approximately 11-kilometers from Amsterdam city center. The airport easily connects to Amsterdam via public transportation system consisting of buses, trains and taxis. Buses serving the airport leave after every one hour to the city center. Besides, the Amsterdam Schiphol Airport offers friendly amenities such as duty-free shops for shopping, ATMs and WiFi. Once in Amsterdam, you can find accommodation in more than 500 hotels available near the airport such as Hotel Twenty Seven, Villa Oldenhoff and Breitner House. You can also enjoy the fantastic museums and architecture in the city. Some of the great monuments and art to find in Amsterdam include Dam Square, Madame Tussauds, and Royal Palace.

Departure Airport : Passengers leave Lyon to Amsterdam via the main airport known as Lyon St Exupery (LYS) Airport, formerly known as Lyon Satolas Airport. The airport is conveniently situated close to Lyon city center and only 35-kilometers away. Besides, the airport is the only airport that connects the larger Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes region. The airport has a public tram transportation system that connects the airport to the city center. There are no direct buses, metro or trams that access the airport and accessing the airport is only through the Rhonexpress tram or taxi. The Rhonexpress is a tram shuttle service that connects the airport to Lyon's central train station called Part-Dieu. The tram shuttle runs every 15 minutes to the airport and the journey to get back takes an average of 29 minutes every trip. There are other options that travelers can use to connect from the city center or their hotels such as through the BlaBlaCar and private shuttle services.   

Cheap flights from Lyon to Amsterdam: when to book to save $

Time Price Savings
1 week earlier 120 €
2 weeks earlier 117 €3%
3 weeks earlier 109 €10%
1 month before 117 €3%
2 months earlier 101 €19%
3 months earlier 59 €103%


When it comes to booking flights, planning ahead always pays off! Both scheduled and low-cost airlines often release promotional prices and discounted fares—so by buying in advance—you can get access to the cheapest airline tickets. Use Omio to check prices and flight offers Lyon - Amsterdam: look for the most attractive fares and choose the most suitable solution for you. But hurry up—if you want to buy cheaper airline tickets from Lyon to Amsterdam timing is everything.

Flight prices can fluctuate massively. However, we have studied price trends to help you find cheap flights from Lyon to Amsterdam and save as much as possible on ticket prices. In general, when you book a flight:

  • Buying your air tickets from Lyon to Amsterdam 3 weeks in advance means you could save up to 10% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
  • If you book a flight from Lyon - Amsterdam 2 months in advance you save up to about 19% compared to the initial price.
  • By booking 3 months in advance you could save up to 103%
  • Check back to our website where you can explore airline offers and cheap flights to travel all over Europe, the U.S. and Canada.

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FAQs

What are the travel restrictions for Amsterdam, Netherlands if I'm coming from Lyon, France by plane?

Travel by plane between Lyon, France and Amsterdam, Netherlands is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Amsterdam from Lyon restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Netherlands from Lyon?

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Health declaration required

What are the safety rules to follow in Amsterdam, Netherlands?

The government of Netherlands has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

The above information was last checked on 1/20/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your flight from Lyon to Amsterdam closer to your date of departure here

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Lyon, France from Amsterdam, Netherlands?

The restriction level for your return flight to Lyon, France from Amsterdam is: Partially open.

Is my return flight into Lyon from Amsterdam restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in France from Amsterdam?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be tested. A positive test will result in mandatory quarantine

What are the safety rules to follow in Lyon, France?

The government of France has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distancing required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 1/23/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your flight to Lyon from Amsterdam closer to your date of departure here here.

What is the price of the cheapest flight from Lyon to Amsterdam?

Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest flight from Lyon to Amsterdam for the next 7 days starting from $127 (€106)  one way.

What is the cost of a flight from Lyon to Amsterdam?

In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $163 (€136)  for a flight ticket from Lyon to Amsterdam.

How far is Lyon to Amsterdam by plane?

You should expect to travel around 456 miles (736 km)  from Lyon to Amsterdam by plane.

How long is the plane ride from Lyon to Amsterdam?

The Lyon to Amsterdam flight duration is on average 5 h 30 min, which is to be expected when traveling 456 miles (736 km) to Amsterdam from Lyon. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

What is the departure airport in Lyon and arrival airport in Amsterdam?

Omio customers most frequently book their flights from Lyon Saint Exupery Airport   to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol.

Where do I find the Lyon airport for the flight to Amsterdam? Where is the Amsterdam airport?

Passengers board their flight most frequently from Lyon Saint Exupery Airport, which is located approximately 11.5 miles (18.6 km) from the city center.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and need to travel approximately 6.9 miles (11.2 km) from the airport to reach the city center in Amsterdam. You can check if there are airport shuttle services, taxi services or public transit options available from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol to get you to the city center in Amsterdam.

Which airlines can get me from Lyon to Amsterdam?

When taking a flight from Lyon to Amsterdam, you can count on KLM, Air France, easyJet, Lufthansa, Brussels Airlines or Vueling for the best way to get you to Amsterdam. You can also check all possible airlines who offer a service from Lyon to Amsterdam and compare the amenities they offer before buying a plane ticket.

What time is the earliest flight from Lyon to Amsterdam? What time is the last flight from Lyon to Amsterdam?

The earliest flight for this journey departs from Lyon at 5: 20 AM. The last flight leaves from Lyon at 7: 40 PM. Check Omio for the latest flight schedule from Lyon to Amsterdam and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.

How early should I book Lyon to Amsterdam plane tickets to get the best deals?

If you book the Lyon to Amsterdam flight within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $163 (€136). However, booking your plane ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for flights between Lyon and Amsterdam. Look out for plane tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.