How to get from Paris to Istanbul

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from Paris to Istanbul

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

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To get from Paris to Istanbul on 27 Jun we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

19:55Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport3h10 00:05Istanbul Airport
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£3361One-way
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19:55Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport3h10 00:05Istanbul Airport
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17:40Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport3h15 21:55Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport
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£3581One-way
14:20Paris Orly Airport3h25 18:45Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport
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£3691One-way
17:20Paris Orly Airport3h25 21:45Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport
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£3691One-way

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Travel Information from Paris to Istanbul

distanceDistance1397 miles (2253 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight
fastestFastest modeFlight • £141 • 3 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiespegasus

Travel 1397 miles (2253 km) by flight from Paris to Istanbul. Pegasus is the main travel provider operating this route. Travellers can even take a direct flight from Paris to Istanbul.

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FAQs

Travel between Paris, France and Istanbul, Turkey is: Fully open.

Can travellers from France enter Turkey?

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

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

Conditions of entry into Turkey:

  • There are no current restrictions

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

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

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

This information was last checked on 25/06/2022. 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 to Istanbul from Paris.

The current restriction level for returning to Paris, France from Turkey is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Paris, France from Istanbul, Turkey?

Reentering France 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 Paris 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 48 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)
  • Health declaration required

Which rules do I need to follow in Paris, France regarding COVID-19?

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

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face masks: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 25/06/2022. 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 Paris from Istanbul here.

Travelling from Paris to Istanbul includes taking a flight.

A flight is the fastest way to get from Paris to Istanbul with an average travel time for this trip around 3 h 10 min.

The distance from Paris to Istanbul is approximately 1397 miles (2253 km).

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

  • Flights most often depart from Paris at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport and arrive in Istanbul at Istanbul Airport.

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

  • Pegasus can get you to Istanbul by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with pegasus from Paris to Istanbul for £141 on Omio.

Yes, there is a direct service from Paris to Istanbul:

  • You can find direct flights to take to Istanbul with Air France, pegasus or Turkish Airlines.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Istanbul tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy tickets for this route.

Omio customers who travel from Paris to Istanbul often also extend their holiday to go to Berlin, Munich or Athens. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Istanbul and these popular destinations at a great price.

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

  • Plane tickets cost on average £141 one way.

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

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