Flight Lyon Kos : Airline ticket

From 387€ D/A
Flights Lyon - Kos
  • Weather50-56 °F50 - 56 °F
  • Distance 2103 km
  • Duration 2h55
  • Currency Euro
  • Languages Gre. Greek

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Février 2020


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The island of Kos in Greece is perfect for you!

Are you looking for a dream destination to get your fill of the sun over a long weekend or during your main holiday?

This little gem, which emerges from the blue waters of the Aegean Sea, is the third largest Dodecanese island (southeast of the Aegean Sea), and will seduce you with its climate, authentic villages, beautiful mountain landscapes and glorious beaches. A bonus ! There are many water activities (windsurfing, sailing, etc.) and you can go on a trip to Bodrum as the Turkish coast is only 4 kilometres from the port of Kos (also written Cos).
What are you waiting for? Go discover!

5 reasons to visit Kos

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Plage à Kos

Sunbathe on the beaches that resemble paradise

To sunbathe in a picture-perfect postcard setting, look no further than the beaches of the Island of Kos. Renowned for its beaches with crystal clear water and fine sand, the island is abundant in transparent waters and brilliant white sand. The most beautiful beach on the island is the Kefalos beach. This beach is very popular and welcoming to families. For a smaller, calmer, and more intimate beach, head to the eastern part of the island.
Ville de Kos

Visit the city of Kos

A must see, the main town of the island offers an open-air museum, numerous cultural visits and an authentic historical centre. Witness to the passage of the Romans, Byzantines, Muslims and even the Italians, the city is a true blend of cultures that you sense all around you when visiting. Explore the Castle of Nératzia, the Mosque of Gazi Hassan Pasha, and the Sanctuary of Asclepius.
Activités nautiques à Kos

Explore numerous nautical activities

Very sports-oriented visitors will appreciate the Island of Kos for its wide variety of activities available with family or friends. Outdoor recreation includes surfing, kitesurfing, diving, boat rentals, and so much more. Excursions are also offered leaving from the ports to explore the coast of the island.
Villages grecs à Kos

Discover the small Greek villages

Throughout your stay, explore the many small villages which are typical of the Island of Kos. The town of Antimachia, located in the centre of the island, is a traditional farming village with a superb windmill that is open to the public. The charming village of Asfendiou is also worth a visit with its traditional churches.
Cuisine locale à Kos

Taste the traditional cuisine

Savour the local speciality of the Island of Kos, La Possa. La Possa is a wine infused goat cheese which pairs well with pita bread or olives. The island is home to plentiful resources such as olives, almonds, figs and tomatoes, which is why it is a true agricultural capital that attracts and delights gastronomy lovers.

Must-sees of Kos

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FAQ: Flights Lyon - Kos

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

The island of Kos in the Aegean Sea is located approximately 2100 kilometres from Lyon. The duration of a direct flight between Lyon Saint-Exupéry Airport (LYS) and Kos International Airport (KGS) averages about 2 hours and 55 minutes. This duration may vary depending on various factors such as weather conditions, the airline, or the date and time of the flight. The flight time may also differ on the outbound and return journeys due to high-altitude prevailing winds (Jet stream) that can either speed up or slow down the aircraft.

If there is no direct flight, the travel time also depends on the connecting airport and the time of the stop-over.

Which airlines operate flights between Lyon and Kos?

Some airlines offer the opportunity to reach the island of Kos from Lyon with just one stop-over.

Aegean Airlines provides connections to Kos (KGS) from Lyon (LYS) with a stop-over at Elefthérios Venizélos Airport in Athens (ATH).

Lufthansa also connects Lyon to the island of Kos, with stop-overs at either Frankfurt (FRA) or Munich (MUC) airports.

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

The island of Kos offers a Mediterranean climate with mild winters and hot, sunny summers.

The summer season is popular on the island of Kos, with a high influx of tourists. You can enjoy yourself with various water activities, beaches, lively atmospheres and numerous tourist services.

Spring (May and June) and early autumn (September to mid-October) offer pleasant weather conditions with fewer tourists compared to the peak summer period.

Are you looking for tranquillity? You can also choose to visit Kos in winter and immerse yourself in the local culture of an authentic Greek island. Additionally, you'll enjoy attractive rates on accommodations.

How can you save on your Lyon - Kos flight ticket?

Preparations are the key to cost-effective travel. Planning your Lyon - Kos trip as early as possible usually allows you to find flight tickets at more favourable prices, especially if you intend to travel during the tourist season.

You can also maintain flexibility with your travel dates. Flight ticket prices can vary significantly from one week to another, or even from one day to another. Booking your trip months in advance gives you greater flexibility with your departure and return dates, allowing you to search for the best accommodation deals more comfortably.

To simplify the search for the best offers, using a flight searching tool is highly recommended. Our online platform provides a powerful, flexible, and user-friendly searching tool designed to help you select your flights and book your tickets with ease. You'll find the best deals!

How to save time on your arrival at Lyon Airport?

Preparing your trip well will help you optimise your time upon arrival at the airport.

Online check-in with your airline eliminates the need to print your boarding pass at the airport, saving you precious minutes.

Airport security checks often involve long queues, especially during peak periods. If you wish to expedite this process, our Fast Track service provides priority access to security gates through dedicated terminals. Book online, present your Fast Track QR code, and save valuable time once again!

We also recommend arranging your transportation to the airport. If you use your personal vehicle,book your parking space online for guaranteed parking upon arrival, preferential rates, and other advantages. If you prefer public transportation, the Rhônexpress shuttle connects Lyon Part-Dieu station to Lyon Saint-Exupéry Airport in less than 30 minutes. You can buy your Rhônexpress ticket online.