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from Istanbul to Zurich

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Travel Information between Istanbul and Zurich

distanceDistance1095 miles (1766 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight
fastestFastest modeFlight • £46 • 2 h 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiespegasus

Travel 1095 miles (1766 km) by flight to Zurich from Istanbul. Pegasus is the main travel provider operating this journey. Travellers can even take a direct from Istanbul to Zurich.

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FAQs
Is international travel between Istanbul, Turkey and Zurich, Switzerland allowed?

Travel between Istanbul, Turkey and Zurich, Switzerland is: Partially open.

Can travellers from Turkey enter Switzerland?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Turkey.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Zurich from Istanbul?

Conditions of entry into Switzerland:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • 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
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Zurich, Switzerland?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Switzerland has imposed the following measures:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information was last checked on 15/10/2021. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your trip from Istanbul to Zurich.

Are there restrictions on my return trip to Istanbul, Turkey from Zurich, Switzerland due to COVID-19?

The current restriction level for returning to Istanbul, Turkey from Switzerland is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Istanbul, Turkey from Zurich, Switzerland?

Reentering Turkey is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Istanbul from Zurich?

  • 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

Which rules do I need to follow in Istanbul, Turkey regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to Turkey must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 15/10/2021. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Istanbul from Zurich here.

How do I go from Istanbul to Zurich?

Travel Istanbul to Zurich by flight.

What is the fastest way from Istanbul to Zurich?

A flight is the fastest way to get from Istanbul to Zurich with an average travel time for this journey around 2 h 55 min.

How far is it from Istanbul to Zurich?

The distance between Istanbul and Zurich is around 1095 miles (1766 km).

When going from Istanbul to Zurich, where do I depart from Istanbul and where do I arrive in Zurich?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Istanbul to Zurich:

  • Flights from Istanbul to Zurich most often leave from Istanbul Airport and arrive in Zurich Airport.
Which travel operators can get me from Istanbul to Zurich?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Istanbul to Zurich, then we'll help you find the best value travel company for you:

  • Pegasus can get you to Zurich by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with pegasus from Istanbul to Zurich for £46 on Omio.
What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Zurich from Istanbul?
Your journey from Istanbul to Zurich doesn't have to end in Zurich. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Milan or Munich. If you’d like to add Paris, Milan or Munich to your Istanbul to Zurich trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Zurich today!
How far in advance should I purchase my Istanbul to Zurich ticket online to get the best deals?

Before travelling from Istanbul to Zurich, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a plane ticket is on average £46 one way for this route.

But we recommend booking Istanbul to Zurich tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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