Flight Lyon Beirut : Airline ticket

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Flights Lyon - Beyrouth
  • Weather 52 °F
  • Distance 2900 km
  • Duration 4h00
  • Currency Lebanese pound
  • Languages Ara.,Fre. Arab,French

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Beirut, the center of the Arab world for decades

This metropolis of 2 million inhabitants is a cultural and commercial city, elected as the first city to be visited by the New York Times in 2009.

With its colorful streets, popular or trendy cafés, historical or contemporary art museums, Beirut celebrates the diversity of its origins and inhabitants at all times.

5 reasons to visit Beirut

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Beyrouth nourriture

Explore the flavors of Lebanese cuisine

The cuisine of Lebanon has nothing left to prove, it is one of the finest and most gourmet in the world. Here are some essentials to taste during a trip to Beirut: thyme pizza, labaneh, vine leaves, chawarma, shish taouk, etc. To refresh yourself, there are plenty of cocktail bars, as the city is famous for its nightlife.
Beyrouth bord de mer

Enjoy the seaside

There are many things to see along the seafront of Beirut. The Corniche is a coastal promenade very popular with the Lebanese. Following it, you can visit Zaytuna Bay with its boats, luxury hotels and restaurants. It is then possible to admire a magnificent sunset on the Rocher aux Pigeons by taking a taxi.
Beyrouth statue

Discover the contemporary art of Beirut

The Sursock Museum is home to the most beautiful collection of contemporary art in Lebanon. In this superb building, works by modern artists from all over the Middle East are on display. If you prefer classical art, you will find what you are looking for at the National Museum of Lebanon. And if you are a fan of design and architecture, don't miss Papercup, a trendy café/bookstore in the lively Mar Mikhael district.
Cornets de glace

Taste the best ice cream in Lebanon

Hanna Mitri is a small Ashrafieh shop that houses the city's most famous ice-cream maker. Here, all the ice creams are homemade and prepared in the morning for more than 60 years by the same family. Pistachio, milk, apricot or rose water: Hanna Mitri's delicate flavors make it essential in Beirut.
Beyrouth mosquée Al-Amin

Visit the mosques of Beirut

Beirut is a city with a very rich architectural and religious heritage. Each mosque in the city has its own particularities that are worth a visit. From the recent imposing Mohammad Al-Amin mosque to the ancient Al-Omari stone mosque, there is something for everyone. Remember that ladies must cover their hair before entering.

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FAQ: Flights Lyon - Beirut

What is the average duration of a flight between Lyon and Beirut?

The average flight time between Lyon and Beirut is approximately 4 hours, covering an aerial distance of about 2900 kilometres. However, the actual duration of your journey can be influenced by various factors such as weather conditions, the date and time of your flight, the airline operating the flight, and whether you are flying from Lyon to Beirut or vice versa.

Which airlines offer flights between Lyon and Beirut?

Transavia offers two direct flights between Lyon Saint-Exupéry Airport (LYS) and Beirut-Rafic Hariri International Airport (BEY). Transavia is a low-cost Dutch airline owned by the Air France-KLM Group, known for the quality of its fleet and the professionalism of its crews.

When is the best time to visit Beirut for a tourist stay?

The largest city in Lebanon is a popular tourist destination throughout the year. The museums, landmarks, vibrant quarters, shops, and restaurants of Beirut can be enjoyed all year round, making it an unforgettable destination in the Lebanese capital.

If you want to take advantage of Beirut's beaches, you can visit during the summer or choose the spring and early autumn, which offer milder and less hot temperatures compared to July and August. In winter, you can also go skiing around Beirut.

When should you book your flight to Beirut to get the best prices?

The prices of airline tickets generally depend on the occupancy rate of the aircraft. By booking your flight as early as possible, you often benefit from more advantageous prices and a wider selection. Conversely, the last available seats on a flight can be sold at high prices, especially during peak travel dates.

Planning your trip in advance can also make you more flexible with your departure and return dates. Prices can vary significantly from one day or week to the next, offering potential savings!

How to save time when you arrive at Lyon Airport?

Waiting times at airport security checks can sometimes be quite lengthy. Lyon Airport offers an exclusive fast-track ticket service : you receive priority access to security checks, simply by presenting a QR code, saving you valuable time.

Many passengers choose to travel to Lyon Saint-Exupéry Airport (LYS) with their personal vehicle. Reserve your parking space online on and benefit from numerous advantages, such as guaranteed parking upon your arrival near the terminals, preferential rates, and the ability to easily modify or cancel your reservation.

If you prefer to reach the airport by public transportation, the Rhônexpress shuttle provides direct service between Lyon Part-Dieu railway station and Lyon Saint-Exupéry (LYS) airport, with a travel time of less than 30 minutes. You can reserve your Rhônexpress ticket online to reach the airport from the city centre.

What are the administrative requirements for travelling to Lebanon?

French nationals can obtain a short-stay visa for one month with a passport that is valid for at least six months beyond the date of entry into Lebanon. Note that passengers with entry or exit stamps from Israel in their passport or those holding an airline ticket mentioning travel to Israel will not be allowed to enter Lebanon.

You can contact the Consulate or Embassy of Lebanon or seek advice from your travel agency for further information.