How to travel from Paris to Istanbul

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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 Jul 03 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

05:20PMParis Orly Airport3h25 09:45PMIstanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport
0 transfers
11:50AMParis Charles de Gaulle Airport26h35 03:25PMIstanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport
1 transfer
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08:40PMParis Charles de Gaulle Airport12h10 09:50AMIstanbul Airport
1 transfer
10:55PMParis Charles de Gaulle Airport3h25 03:20AMIstanbul Airport
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02:20PMParis Orly Airport3h25 06:45PMIstanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport
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Travel Information between Paris and Istanbul

distanceDistance1397 miles (2253 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight
fastestFastest modeFlight • $176 (€157) • 3 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiespegasus

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

Travel Tips: Travel from Paris to Istanbul

Travel to Istanbul easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Paris to Istanbul.

Travel from Paris, France to Istanbul, Turkey is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Istanbul from Paris restricted?

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

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

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Istanbul, Turkey?

The government of Turkey has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 6/25/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Paris and Istanbul closer to your planned date of departure here.

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

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering France from Turkey?

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

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into France from Turkey?

Requirements for reentering France:

  • 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

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in France?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in France to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

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

The above information about your return travel to Paris, France was last verified on 7/1/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Paris from Istanbul.

You can travel to Istanbul from Paris by flight.

Traveling by flight is also the quickest way from Paris to Istanbul. It takes on average 3 h 10 min   to travel this journey.

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

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

  • Flights mostly leave from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport and tend to arrive in Istanbul Airport.

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

  • You can go to Istanbul from Paris by plane with pegasus. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $176 (€157) with pegasus from Paris to Istanbul on Omio.

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

  • You can take a direct flight with Air France, pegasus or Turkish Airlines.

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 journey.

Your trip from Paris to Istanbul doesn't have to end in Istanbul. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Munich or Athens. If you’d like to add Berlin, Munich or Athens to your Paris to Istanbul tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Istanbul today!

Before traveling 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:

  • A plane ticket is costing on average $176 (€157) one way for this trip.

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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