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from Paris to Istanbul

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

Our recommendation

To get from Paris to Istanbul on 2 Dec we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

16:00Paris Orly Airport3h25 21:25Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport
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£1351One-way
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16:00Paris Orly Airport3h25 21:25Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport
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£1351One-way
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11:35Paris Orly Airport3h25 17:00Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport
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£1351One-way
10:20Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport5h45 18:05Istanbul Airport
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£1921One-way
06:45Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport9h20 18:05Istanbul Airport
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£1921One-way

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Wed
1 Dec
£146Air France
Thu
2 Dec
£135pegasus
Fri
3 Dec
£108Aegean Airlines
Sat
4 Dec
£115Air France
Sun
5 Dec
£108pegasus
Mon
6 Dec
£105pegasus
Tue
7 Dec
£108pegasus
Wed
8 Dec
£108pegasus
Thu
9 Dec
£132pegasus
Fri
10 Dec
£108Aegean Airlines
Sat
11 Dec
£134Air Moldova
Sun
12 Dec
£151Air France
Mon
13 Dec
£141Air Serbia
Tue
14 Dec
£135Air France
Wed
15 Dec
£133Aegean Airlines
Thu
16 Dec
£177Air Serbia
Fri
17 Dec
£199Aegean Airlines
Sat
18 Dec
£210Air Serbia
Sun
19 Dec
£210Air Serbia
Mon
20 Dec
£150Air Serbia
Tue
21 Dec
£209pegasus

Travel Information from Paris to Istanbul

distanceDistance1397 miles (2253 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight
fastestFastest modeFlight • £60 • 3 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiespegasus

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

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FAQs
Is international travel between Paris, France and Istanbul, Turkey allowed?

International travel from Paris, France to Istanbul, Turkey is: Partially open.

Can I enter Turkey if coming from France?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • 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 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: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 29/11/2021; 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 Paris to Istanbul.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions on returning to France from Istanbul, Turkey?

The restriction level for your return to Paris, France from Turkey is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Paris from Istanbul restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Paris from Istanbul?

Conditions of reentry into France:

  • 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 coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Paris, France?

You should observe these safety measures in France as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to France was last checked on 30/11/2021. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Paris from Istanbul closer to your date of departure here.

How do I go from Paris to Istanbul?

Your travel option from Paris to Istanbul includes taking a flight.

What is the fastest way to get from Paris to Istanbul?

The fastest way to travel from Paris to Istanbul is by flight with an average journey time of 3 h 15 min.

How many miles are between Paris and Istanbul

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

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

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

  • Most travellers take a flight from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport to Istanbul Airport.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Paris to Istanbul?

Let Omio help you find the best company to travel with between Paris and Istanbul:

  • You can take a flight from Paris to Istanbul with pegasus. Cheap tickets can be found for £60 with pegasus from Paris to Istanbul.
Is there a way to travel directly from Paris to Istanbul?

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

  • You can check for a direct flight to Istanbul with pegasus.

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 purchase tickets for this route.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Istanbul from Paris?
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.
How far in advance should I purchase my Paris to Istanbul ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • The price of a plane ticket for this trip is on average £60 one way.

But we recommend booking Paris to Istanbul 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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