Lyon to Manchester

With flights from Lyon to Manchester with Flybe, travelling to and from this fantastic north-west city is fast and easy. Our flights from Lyon Saint-Exupéry Airport make it easy to get to Manchester for a business conference or meeting, and those making the journey for pleasure can be enjoying the highs of the city within a short time of landing. Manchester has accommodation suitable for every budget, restaurants to please all tastes, shopping to rival anywhere in the UK and a cultural scene that's hard to beat.

For the latest information on our flight schedules from the Lyon (LYS) to Manchester Airport (MAN), take a look at our Flybe Timetable page for this route, and for the return journey, take a look at the Manchester to Lyon page.

The sections below offer tips and guidance about your trip, covering everything you need to know.
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Getting to Lyon Airport (LYS)

Lyon–Saint-Exupéry Airport is a 35 minute drive in normal traffic from the city centre. Public transport runs to and from the airport, with a Rhone Express Tramway, a train service and a shuttle bus running from several of the surrounding ski resorts.


There are five car parks at Lyon–Saint-Exupéry Airport, depending on the length of your stay. There are also three drop-off areas available, with the first 10 minutes of stopping free of charge. It is recommended to book online should you require a parking space.

By tram

Rhone Express trams leave Lyon Part Dieu train station every 15 minutes, and arrive at the airport in just 30 minutes.

By train

Trains run regularly from Lyon Part Dieu train station to the airport, although the Rhone Express tram service is even more frequent.

By bus

Dropping off directly outside Terminal 1, shuttle buses visit the airport from surrounding ski resorts.

For more information on parking and public transport, visit the Lyon Airport website.


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Lyon Airport Departures

At a glance:

  • 30km from Lyon city centre
  • 35 minutes' drive to Lyon–Saint-Exupéry Airport in normal traffic
  • Public transport
    Trains and Rhone Express trams run from city centre.
    Shuttle bus from ski resorts runs to Terminal 1.
  • Taxi stand
  • Car hire
  • Book now through our preferred partners Avis or Budget
  • WiFi in lounges
  • Restaurants, cafés and shops
  • In lounges and terminals
  • Meeting and conference facilities
  • Airport business centre holds up to 80 delegates

Check-in and bag drop at Lyon Airport

Before your flight from Lyon to Manchester, we would recommend you use our online check-in wherever possible. If you’re unable to do so, you can collect your boarding pass and check-in at the airport free of charge. Read more about the check-in options available by airport.

Facilities before Security

  • Cafés and restaurants
  • Bureau de change

Facilities after Security

  • Cafés and restaurants
  • Shops
  • Bureau de change


  • Duty Free
  • Bookstore
  • Convenience store
  • Health and beauty

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Find Lyon Airport on the map

To find out more, visit our dedicated flights from Lyon page and browse other available routes.

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Manchester Airport arrivals

Before your flight from Lyon to Manchester with Flybe, browse our Manchester Airport Arrivals page and find everything you need to know about getting from Manchester Airport to the city centre and surrounding areas. To find out more about Manchester Airport, visit our dedicated Manchester Airport information page or browse other flights to Manchester.


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Visiting Manchester

From the best restaurants, shopping and nightlife to places to stay and relax, check out our guide to Visiting Manchester, and find all the information you'll need to get the most out of your visit to Manchester after arriving on your flight from Lyon.

Doing business in Manchester

Manchester is a great place to do business, with state-of-the art conference facilities, a host of meeting venues and plenty of exciting ways to enjoy your spare time. You'll find all the information you need to make the most of a business trip to Manchester over on our Business in Manchester page.


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