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from Frankfurt am Main to Istanbul

You can get from Frankfurt am Main to Istanbul by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Frankfurt am Main to Istanbul on Jan 18 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

02:05PMFrankfurt am Main Airport3h05 07:10PMIstanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport
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$771One-way
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02:05PMFrankfurt am Main Airport3h05 07:10PMIstanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport
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05:30PMFrankfurt am Main Airport3h05 10:35PMIstanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport
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01:45PMFrankfurt am Main Airport3h05 06:50PMIstanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport
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02:45PMFrankfurt am Main Airport3h00 07:45PMIstanbul Airport
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Travel Information from Frankfurt am Main to Istanbul

distanceDistance1156 miles (1865 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or bus
priceTicket price range$85 - $160
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $85 (€72) • 2 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $85 (€72) • 2 h 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiespegasus or Eurolines Germany

Travel 1156 miles (1865 km) by flight or bus to Istanbul from Frankfurt am Main. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 55 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as $85 (€72). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are pegasus or Eurolines Germany among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight from Frankfurt am Main to Istanbul.

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FAQs

Does Turkey have any COVID-19 travel restrictions for people traveling to Istanbul from Frankfurt am Main?

International travel from Frankfurt am Main, Germany to Istanbul, Turkey is: Partially open.

Can I enter Turkey if coming from Germany?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Istanbul if traveling from Frankfurt am Main?

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 travelers 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 1/12/22; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip between Frankfurt am Main and Istanbul.

Are there COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Frankfurt am Main, Germany from Istanbul, Turkey?

The current restriction level for returning to Frankfurt am Main, Germany from Turkey is: Restricted.

Am I allowed to reenter Frankfurt am Main, Germany from Istanbul, Turkey?

Reentering Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is restricted for citizens and permanent residents of Turkey

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Frankfurt am Main from Istanbul?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

Which rules do I need to follow in Frankfurt am Main, Germany regarding COVID-19?

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

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

The information above was last checked on 1/16/22. 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 Frankfurt am Main from Istanbul here.

How do I travel from Frankfurt am Main to Istanbul?

There are 2 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Istanbul: flight or bus.

What is the cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Istanbul?

The cheapest way to go to Istanbul from Frankfurt am Main is by taking a flight, which costs on average $85 (€72).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Istanbul:

A flight is generally $75 (€62) less than a bus for the same trip. Taking a bus costs on average $160 (€134) from Frankfurt am Main to Istanbul.

What is the quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Istanbul?

The fastest way from Frankfurt am Main to Istanbul is by flight with an average journey time of 2 h 55 min.

There are alternative travel options to Istanbul that can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 37 h   on average.

What is the distance between Frankfurt am Main and Istanbul?

The Frankfurt am Main to Istanbul distance is around 1156 miles (1865 km).

When traveling between Frankfurt am Main and Istanbul, where do I depart from Frankfurt am Main and where do I arrive in Istanbul?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Frankfurt am Main to Istanbul:

  • Most travelers board their plane from Frankfurt am Main Airport and arrive in Istanbul Airport.
  • Most travelers board their bus from Frankfurt am Main, Hbf and arrive in Istanbul, Büyük Otogari.

Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Istanbul?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Frankfurt am Main to Istanbul:

  • You can go to Istanbul from Frankfurt am Main by plane with pegasus. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $85 (€72) with pegasus from Frankfurt am Main to Istanbul on Omio.
  • You can take a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Istanbul with Eurolines Germany. Cheap tickets can be found for $160 (€134) with Eurolines Germany from Frankfurt am Main to Istanbul.

Is there a direct service between Frankfurt am Main and Istanbul?

Yes, there are direct routes from Frankfurt am Main to Istanbul with the following travel companies:

  • You can travel directly by plane with Lufthansa or pegasus.

Direct services to Istanbul tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your trip.

Where else should I travel to after my journey from Frankfurt am Main to Istanbul ends?

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

How far in advance should I buy tickets to Istanbul from Frankfurt am Main online to get the best deals?

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

  • A plane ticket costs $85 (€72) one way on average for this trip.
  • A bus ticket is costing on average $160 (€134) one way for this journey.

But we recommend booking Frankfurt am Main 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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