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Flight Information between Paris and Istanbul

distanceDistance1397 miles (2253 km)
durationAverage flight duration3 h 25 min
priceAverage plane ticket price£142 (€160)
changesDirect flightYes
carriersAirlinesTurkish Airlines, pegasus, Air France, Atlasglobal, Ukraine Intl. Airlines, Aegean Airlines, Lufthansa, tarom, KLM, Lot Polish Airlines, Aeroflot, Air Serbia, Air Moldova, Onur Air, Condor Flugdienst or Alitalia

Flights from Paris to Istanbul cover the 1397 miles (2253 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 25 min with our travel partners like Turkish Airlines, pegasus, Air France, Atlasglobal, Ukraine Intl. Airlines, Aegean Airlines, Lufthansa, tarom, KLM, Lot Polish Airlines, Aeroflot, Air Serbia, Air Moldova, Onur Air, Condor Flugdienst or Alitalia. There are direct flight services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £142, you can find the cheapest plane ticket for as low as £125. Travellers depart most frequently from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport and arrive in Istanbul Airport.

Airlines

Air France, Alitalia and Turkish Airlines flights between Paris and Istanbul

Find the best flights between Paris and Istanbul with Omio's travel partners Air France, Alitalia and Turkish Airlines from £125. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

Air France
Alitalia
Turkish Airlines

Air France is France's leading airline offering flights within and outside Europe; you can choose different ticket types for your flight between Paris and Istanbul including: Economy Light, Economy Standard, Economy Flex, Premium Economy and Business.

Looking to travel by plane between Paris and Istanbul? Omio can help you find that perfect route with Air France. Check Omio to see current Air France flight timetables, tickets, travel information and prices for the best deals on the Paris to Istanbul flight and book Air France tickets online quickly and easily. When taking a flight from Paris to Istanbul, you can expect to travel 1397 miles (2253 km) one-way with Air France. If you search for flights from Paris to Istanbul in the Omio app, you can check if the Air France ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when travelling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the airport. Whether you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest flight with Air France, we do the work for you to get you safely to Istanbul from Paris. Book that perfect Paris to Istanbul flight now with Omio and enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey with Air France!

Please follow the recommendations outlined by Air France when booking your flight tickets from Paris to Istanbul due to the coronavirus:

  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • Change fees waived.
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Flights from Paris to Istanbul

Making the trip from Paris to Istanbul is easy, with numerous daily flights. Travelers can expect a choice of 9 direct flights every day of the week, with flights departing regularly throughout the year. And journey times aren't too long, varying from 3 hours 20 minutes to 3 hours 30 minutes.

Which airlines fly from Paris to Istanbul?

A few airlines cover the route from Paris to Istanbul. Options for travelers include Air France, Turkish Airlines, and Pegasus, with a blend of premium fares and low cost tickets.

How long is the flight from Paris to Istanbul?

Those taking flights from Paris to Istanbul should expect direct journey times to range from 3 hours 20 minutes to 3 hours 30 minutes in most cases. The fastest indirect services tend to take just over 5 hours, and generally require a change in Frankfurt.

How many flights are there from Paris to Istanbul?

Flights leave every day from Paris to Istanbul. Throughout the week, expect a choice of 9 direct flights every day, with morning, afternoon, and evening departure times all available to choose.

What are the departure and arrival airports for flights from Paris to Istanbul?

Departure airport:Flights to Istanbul from Paris could depart from either Charles de Gaulle or Orly Airports. In both cases, taking the RER B overground rail link is a good route to the departure terminal. Trains run straight to CDG from central Paris. Those headed to Orly will need to alight at Orlyval Station, then catch a special shuttle bus to the airport itself. Additionally, there are low cost bus services from Le Bus Direct and Roissybus, with a variety of departure points located across central Paris. Expect transfer times to take 25-35 minutes by train, and 40-60 minutes by bus.

Arrival airport: Flights from Paris to Istanbul could arrive at either Istanbul Airport or Sabiha Gokcen International Airport. Most flights arrive at the newly opened Istanbul Airport (also known as Ataturk). From there, the best public transport option is to take IETT or Havaist buses, which serve Sultanahmet and Gezi Park in the center of town. Those arriving at Sabiha Gokcen will be slightly further away from the city itself. They can catch Havabus services, which tend to take around 90 minutes - and taxis can be expected to take 70-80 minutes. So plan for fairly lengthy transfer durations.

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FAQs
Is cross-border travel by flight between Paris, France and Istanbul, Turkey allowed?

Travel by plane between Paris, France and Istanbul, Turkey is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Istanbul from Paris restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Turkey from Paris?

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Istanbul, Turkey?

The government of Turkey has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance required: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

The above information was last checked on 29/11/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your flight from Paris to Istanbul closer to your date of departure here.

What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by plane to Paris, France from Istanbul, Turkey?

The current restriction level for your return trip by plane from Istanbul to Paris is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to France from Turkey?

Reentry to France is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Turkey

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in France from Istanbul?

What are the entry requirements?

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • COVID-19 test upon arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required
  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be placed under state quarantine

What are the safety rules to follow in Paris, France?

The government of France has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

Last verified on 06/12/2021. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your Istanbul to Paris flight here.

What is the price of the cheapest flight to Istanbul from Paris?
Omio customers have found the cheapest flights from Paris to Istanbul to cost as little as £125  in the next 7 days.
What is the average price of plane tickets to Istanbul from Paris?
If you are looking to purchase your plane ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Paris to Istanbul flight to cost on average £142  one way.
How many miles is it from Paris to Istanbul by flight?
The Paris to Istanbul flight distance is approximately 1397 miles (2253 km).
What is the average Paris to Istanbul flight duration?
On average the flight from Paris to Istanbul duration is 3 h 25 min  for the 1397 miles (2253 km) long route, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
What airport in Paris does the flight to Istanbul leave from? Which airport do I fly into Istanbul from Paris?

When booking flights from Paris, you can choose to fly out of Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport, Paris Orly Airport and Paris Beauvais Tille Airport. When arriving in Istanbul, you can end your journey in airports like Istanbul Airport, Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport and Ataturk Airport.

Omio customers most frequently book their flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport   to Istanbul Airport.

Where is the airport in Paris? Where is the airport in Istanbul?

Passengers board their flight most frequently from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport, which is located around 14.6 miles (23.6 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the plane at Istanbul Airport, located 20.1 miles (32.4 km) away from the city centre. You can check for taxi services, public transportation options or airport shuttle services available from Istanbul Airport to take you to the city centre of Istanbul.

What airlines go from Paris to Istanbul?
For the trip from Paris to Istanbul you can take a flight with Turkish Airlines, pegasus, Air France, Atlasglobal, Ukraine Intl. Airlines, Aegean Airlines, Lufthansa, tarom, KLM, Lot Polish Airlines, Aeroflot, Air Serbia, Air Moldova, Onur Air, Condor Flugdienst or Alitalia. Be sure to check out all possible airlines that offer services from Paris to Istanbul on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Are there any Paris to Istanbul direct flights?
Yes, you can search for direct flights from Paris to Istanbul on Omio with pegasus, and you won’t need to change in between. Direct flight services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when travelling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you book your plane ticket.
When can I take the first flight from Paris to Istanbul? When can I take the last flight for the day?
The earliest flight departing from Paris to Istanbul leaves at 10: 35. The last flight departing from Paris to Istanbul leaves at 21: 45. You can find the latest Paris to Istanbul flight schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I book a plane ticket to Istanbul from Paris to get the best deals?
If you purchase Paris to Istanbul plane tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £142. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for flights from Paris to Istanbul. Look out for plane tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.