Flight Lyon Washington : Airline ticket

  • Weather45-56 °F45 - 56 °F
  • Distance 6500 km
  • Duration 11h40
  • Currency US Dollar
  • Languages Eng. English

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Février 2020


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Fly to Washington, destination the United States!

At the centre of American leadership, the capital of the United States is home to numerous monuments and museums.

The embodiment of American political power, Washington is home to the White House, the President's residence, and the Capitol, the seat of Congress, with its two wings and central dome. The National Mall, a vast public park, is dominated by the silhouette of a 169-metre-high obelisk. The city is also famous for the Lincoln Memorial, which houses a colossal statue of the 16th President of the United States, and Arlington Military Cemetery.
Many museums have been set up in the heart of Washington. The Smithsonian National Museum, dedicated to natural history, the National Gallery of Art, the National Museum of American History, the National Museum of the American Indian and the National Museum of African American History and Culture, to name but a few, attract visitors from beyond the country's borders.
Book your Lyon (LYS) - Washington (IAD) plane ticket now, and visit a city where the grandeur of power can be seen in every neighbourhood!

5 reasons to visit Washington

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mémorial de Martin Luther King Jr à Washington

Visit the Martin Luther King Jr. memorial

You can pay tribute to one of the greatest men in American history by visiting the memorial dedicated to Martin Luther King Jr. Located near the National Mall, this imposing and moving monument offers an opportunity to reflect on the legacy of this great figure. It gives visitors a better understanding of the issues surrounding civil rights in the United States and helps them to appreciate how far we've come and the challenges that still lie ahead.

georgetown à washington

Stroll through the historic districts

The history of Washington awaits you in the cobbled streets of Georgetown. You can admire the facades of historic houses, push open the doors of luxury boutiques and art galleries, and take a seat at a table in one of the refined restaurants. Looking for a gourmet break? You could make a stop at the famous Georgetown Cupcake to sample their delicious homemade cupcakes.

National air & space à washington

Conquer the skies and space

The National Air & Space Museum is one of Washington's most visited museums. Its immense buildings conceal hundreds of planes, rockets and space modules that retrace the conquest of air and space. You can touch a stone from the Moon, take the controls of a flight simulator, experience the daily life of an astronaut in space, or sit in the cockpit of an aeroplane!

fleuve de Potomac a washington

Take a cruise on the Potomac River

Washington is crossed by a river with calm waters. Embark on a sunset cruise on the Potomac and enjoy a breathtaking view of the city's iconic monuments. From the deck of your barge, you can admire the Washington Monument, the Capitol and the Lincoln Memorial, which light up as night falls, creating a magical atmosphere.

restaurant à washington

Enjoy cuisine open to the world

Union Market, a lively and trendy market, offers a variety of food and drink stalls. From Mexican tacos to Asian dishes, gourmet hamburgers to mouth-watering desserts, you'll find the diversity that is the strength of American culture! You can accompany your tasting with a glass of Virginia wine.

FAQ: Flights Lyon - Washington

How long does a flight last from Lyon to Washington?

Lyon and Washington are approximately 6,500 kilometres apart as the crow flies. In the absence of direct air services, the flight time essentially depends on two factors: your stopover airport and the length of your connection. KLM, for example, offers a flight time of 11 hours and 40 minutes between Lyon and Washington, with a 1.5-hour connection at Amsterdam Schipol (AMS).

Which airlines fly between Lyon and Washington?

Several airlines connect Lyon Saint-Exupéry (LYS) to Washington-Dulles (IAD) with a single connection.

KLM offers flights from Lyon to Washington with a connection at Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS), while Air France serves Washington with a stopover at Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG). You can also fly Aer Lingus, with a connection at Dublin Airport (DUB).

North America's most popular tourist destinations await you from Lyon Saint-Exupéry (LYS): find out about all flights from Lyon - USA!

When should I buy my plane ticket to Washington?

The most attractive fares are generally available in the months or weeks before your flight date. By booking your plane ticket as early as possible, you will benefit from the best prices.

You can also save money by booking your parking space online.

When should you go to Washington?

The many museums, art galleries and restaurants in Washington are accessible all year round. You can take advantage of optimum weather conditions by choosing to stay between April and October. The summer season is particularly popular with tourists, but late spring and early autumn offer lower, more pleasant temperatures.
Would you like to take advantage of fewer crowds and more attractive prices? You can travel to Washington in winter, but be sure to bring warm clothing: average maximum temperatures do not exceed 10°C between December and February.

What are the formalities for entering the United States?

French nationals are required to have a valid passport and a visa to enter the United States. Holders of electronic or biometric passports are eligible for the Visa Waiver Programme (VWP) if their stay does not exceed 90 days. We recommend that you contact your consulate or embassy as soon as you plan your trip, to obtain details of your formalities.

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