Flight Lyon Pointe-à-Pitre : Airline ticket

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Flights Lyon - Pointe-à-Pitre
  • Weather 50 °F
  • Distance 6900 km
  • Duration 8h37
  • Currency Euro
  • Languages Cré. Créole guadeloupéen

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Février 2020


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The city of Pointe-à-Pitre is the ideal starting point to discover Guadeloupe

Located on Grande-Terre, at the confluence with Basse-Terre.

Bordered by the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea, it offers many tourist spots such as the ACTe Memorial or the Schoelcher Museum. Certified as a city of art and history in 2002, this city is worth taking a look at!

5 reasons to visit Pointe-à-Pitre

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Visit the ACTe Memorial

You can't stay in Pointe-à-Pitre without swinging by the ACTe Memorial. Dedicated to the history of slavery and the slave trade of the Guadeloupeans, the inhabitants of the Caribbean and all humanity, this building with unique architecture is a fascinating place combining the past, present and future through numerous exhibitions. A must-see!

Linger over the Darse market

Very picturesque, the Darse market is dedicated to the sale of fruits and vegetables, spices of all kinds and fresh fish caught by local fishermen. At 6 am, merchants hail passersby to draw their attention and talk about how great their products are. It is a lively and colorful place that will seduce small and big gourmands!

Enjoy the carnival

Deeply rooted in Creole culture, the carnival is a key moment of the year for all Guadeloupeans. For two months, from Epiphany (in January) to Ash Wednesday (in February or March), the island lives to the rhythm of the parades. Pointe-à-Pitre and other towns vibrate to the frenzied rhythms of the music and dance steps that animate the tarmac!

Enjoy Creole specialties

The art of cooking is an institution in Pointe-à-Pitre as in all of Guadeloupe! Creole gastronomy is a mixture of flavors from Africa, India and mainland France, placing great emphasis on spices and hot peppers. The typical dishes are colorful and tasty: cod fritters, bebele, creole pudding, ouassou... can be tasted without restraint!

Encounter history at the Schoelcher Museum

Visiting the Schoelcher Museum is a unique opportunity to discover who Victor Schoelcher was, a distinguished figure who worked for the abolition of slavery. Lovers of beautiful stones will appreciate by the way to be able to admire one of the most beautiful colonial houses that still exist in Pointe-à-Pitre. Inside, porcelains, personal objects of the extraordinary man and many works of art await the visitors.

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FAQ: Flights Lyon - Pointe-à-Pitre

What is the average duration of a flight between Lyon and Pointe-à-Pitre?

Lyon is approximately 6900 kilometres away from Guadeloupe, with an estimated flight time of 8 hours and 40 minutes. Please note that this duration is indicative, as the actual travel time can be affected by various factors. Weather conditions, flight date and time, and your choice of airline can all impact the flight duration. Additionally, the direction of your journey can also influence your flight time. Aircrafts often encounter the jet stream, a strong and consistent high-altitude wind that blows from west to east. The crossing from Pointe-à-Pitre to Lyon is faster than from the mainland to the Caribbean. 

Which airlines operate flights between Lyon and Pointe-à-Pitre?

Air France connects Lyon to Pointe-à-Pitre with a stop-over at Paris Charles-de-Gaulle Airport (CDG). Air France also offers other flights with an airport change in Paris. 

When is the best time to visit Pointe-à-Pitre for a tourist stay?

The climate in Guadeloupe is divided into two major seasons.

The dry season runs from December to April. The temperatures are pleasant, around 30°C during the day, and the trade winds are stable, providing a welcome breeze. This season is more popular for tourists and allows for various outdoor activities, enjoying beaches and underwater diving spots.

The wet season spans from May to November. Precipitation is more abundant, with sunny days between rainy episodes, and temperatures remain high. You can relax on beaches, engage in water activities, all while benefiting from more attractive rates due to lower tourist traffic. 

How to save on your Lyon to Pointe-à-Pitre flight?

We recommend using a searching tool to discover the best deals several weeks or months before your travel date. This way, you usually have access to more attractive fares and a wide range of dates and times.

Flexible dates can also help you save on your flight tickets. Fares may vary based on the day of the week or even the time of the flight. By departing or returning a day earlier or later, you can reduce your expenses. If you have flexibility in choosing your dates, check our selection of the best prices for Pointe-à-Pitre in the coming months! 

How to save time upon your arrival at Lyon Airport?

Online check-in allows you to download or print your boarding pass from your smartphone, computer or tablet several days before your departure date, saving you valuable time at the airport.

If you choose to travel to Lyon Saint-Exupéry by car, booking your parking online ensures a more serene and faster arrival. You're guaranteed a parking space upon your arrival, with easy access to the parking area thanks to licence plate recognition. You'll benefit from attractive rates, easy reservation modification or cancellation, and no extra charges for parking delays due to flight delays.

If you opt for public transportation, the Rhônexpress shuttle connects the city centre of Lyon to the airport in just 30 minutes, with a direct route to avoid traffic. You can book your ticket online. We also offer a fast-track service, which provides you with priority access to security checks. This reduces your waiting time during this essential step before any flight departure.