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Cologne to Istanbul flights

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Departure Sun, 13 Dec Return Thu, 17 Dec
CGN Cologne
IST Istanbul
return from £80
Departure Sat, 26 Dec Return Mon, 04 Jan
CGN Cologne
IST Istanbul
return from £118
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 10.49 TRY
British Pound Sterling Turkish Lira
1 TRY = 0.1 GBP
Last checked on 02 December 2020
Train
Local, one-way ticket
87%

Trains in Istanbul are 87% cheaper than in Cologne.

Cologne
£2.7
Istanbul
£0.35
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
64%

A meal in Istanbul is 64% cheaper than a meal in Cologne.

Cologne
£8.09
Istanbul
£2.88
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
85%

A taxi fare in Istanbul is 85% cheaper than in Cologne.

Cologne
£3.15
Istanbul
£0.48
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
47%

Coffee in Istanbul is 47% cheaper than in Cologne.

Cologne
£2.41
Istanbul
£1.28
Cologne airports
  • ( Düsseldorf International (DUS)
    How far from city centre: 25 miles
  • ( Koeln - Bonn (CGN)
    How far from city centre: 9 miles
  • ( Niederrhein (Weeze) (NRN)
    How far from city centre: 58 miles
Istanbul airports
  • ( Istanbul Airport (IST)
    How far from city centre: 21 miles
  • ( Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport (SAW)
    How far from city centre: 19 miles
  • ( Istanbul Atatürk International Havalimani (ISL)
    How far from city centre: 9 miles
K Distance: 1253 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Cologne to Istanbul

😷 Is it safe to travel from Cologne to Istanbul during the Covid-19 situation?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions Turkey may apply when travelling from Cologne. Is your flight cancelled? We've got your back! With our flexible ticket guarantee you can decide if you want to book another flight - free of rebooking fee - or get a full refund!
📊 How much are flights from Cologne to Istanbul?
The average price to go from Cologne to Istanbul is of 81.79 GBP, but bare in mind that ticket prices may vary depending on the season and on how far in advance you book.
🔍 How can I find cheap flights from Cologne to Istanbul at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Cologne to Istanbul is 80£. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the best option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
💰 Is Istanbul expensive to visit compared to Cologne?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Istanbul costs an average of 0.46 GBP, 85% cheaper than Cologne, with a fare of 3.15 GBP, while train tickets costs 87% less in Istanbul: 0.34 GBP against 2.70 GBP in Cologne. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 2.73 GBP in Istanbul, 66% less than the 8.10 GBP in Cologne. The price of the coffee is around 51% cheaper in Istanbul, with an average of 1.19 GBP, while in Cologne the coffee costs 2.41 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Cologne to Istanbul?
The most popular months to book a trip from Cologne to Istanbul are July, May and March, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Cologne to Istanbul?
The best time of the year to go to Istanbul when flying from Cologne depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, August is the top 1º month to fly to Istanbul from Cologne in terms of searches from our customer, followed by July and December. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, November, June and September are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Cologne -  Istanbul.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Cologne to Istanbul?
The total flight time between Cologne and Istanbul is of around 03:13 hours on average, considering an average distance of 2,017 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
🌡️ How is the weather in Istanbul compared to Cologne?
While in Cologne the temperatures can reach an average of 33.16 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 12.0 mm ,Istanbul's temperatures can go up to 32.95 ºC during the hot season, with 5.3 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around -0.3 ºC in Istanbul, compared to the -4.42 ºC average degrees reported in Cologne. During the winter period, Cologne can register 3.0 mm precipitation, while Istanbul have an average of 9.0 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between Cologne and Istanbul?
The main airport route flying between Cologne and Istanbul is: Koeln - Bonn (CGN) to Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport (SAW). This route is covered by the following airline(s): Pegasus Airlines. Alternatively, you can find Cologne - Istanbul flights between Koeln - Bonn (CGN) to Istanbul Atatürk International Havalimani (ISL) with the following airline(s) flying the route: Turkish Airlines.
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