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from Lisbon to Istanbul

You can get from Lisbon to Istanbul by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Lisbon to Istanbul on 29 May we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

11:20Lisbon Portela Airport4h40 18:00Istanbul Airport
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£6391One-way
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18:45Lisbon Portela Airport19h55 16:40Istanbul Airport
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£5611One-way
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16:25Lisbon Portela Airport4h45 23:10Istanbul Airport
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£6351One-way
11:20Lisbon Portela Airport4h40 18:00Istanbul Airport
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£7521One-way
16:25Lisbon Portela Airport4h45 23:10Istanbul Airport
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£7521One-way

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£235Air Europa
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£148Air France
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Travel Information to Istanbul from Lisbon

distanceDistance2005 miles (3234 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight
fastestFastest modeFlight • £125 • 4 h 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesKLM

Take a flight to travel 2005 miles (3234 km) to Istanbul from Lisbon. KLM is the main travel provider operating this route. Travellers can even take a direct from Lisbon to Istanbul.

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FAQs

Is cross-border travel to Istanbul, Turkey from Lisbon, Portugal currently allowed?

International travel from Lisbon, Portugal to Istanbul, Turkey is: Partially open.

Can I enter Turkey if coming from Portugal?

Entry into Turkey is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Portugal.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Istanbul if travelling from Lisbon?

Conditions of entry:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 48 hours prior to 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
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What measures do I need to follow in Istanbul, Turkey due to the pandemic?

All travellers in Turkey must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

  • Social distance: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 23/05/2022; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey from Lisbon to Istanbul.

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Portugal from Istanbul, Turkey?

The current restriction level for returning to Lisbon, Portugal from Turkey is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Lisbon, Portugal from Istanbul, Turkey?

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

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

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Portugal: Azores, Madeira

Which rules do I need to follow in Lisbon, Portugal regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to Portugal 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 23/05/2022. 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 Lisbon from Istanbul here.

What are my travel options from Lisbon to Istanbul?

Travelling from Lisbon to Istanbul includes taking a flight.

What is the fastest way to Istanbul from Lisbon?

Travelling by flight is also the quickest way from Lisbon to Istanbul. It takes on average 4 h 50 min   to travel this journey.

What is the distance from Lisbon to Istanbul?

You should expect to travel around 2005 miles (3234 km) from Lisbon to Istanbul.

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Lisbon to Istanbul?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Lisbon to Istanbul:

  • Most travellers who book a plane ticket from Lisbon to Istanbul depart from Lisbon Portela Airport to Istanbul Airport.

Who can get me from Lisbon to Istanbul?

Let Omio help you find the best company to travel with from Lisbon to Istanbul:

  • You can travel by plane from Lisbon to Istanbul with KLM, and you can find KLM Lisbon to Istanbul tickets for £125 on Omio.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Lisbon to Istanbul?

Many of our customers who book a trip from Lisbon to Istanbul often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Paris, Berlin or Munich. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Lisbon and Istanbul itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Istanbul and any of these top destinations today!

How early should I book Lisbon to Istanbul tickets online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip from Lisbon to Istanbul, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Plane tickets cost £125 one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets between Lisbon and Istanbul online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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