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Frankfurt to Istanbul flights

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Flight DurationFlights between Frankfurt and Istanbul take, on average, 3 h and 14 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flightCheapest price for a one-way flight between Frankfurt with Istanbul found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing AirportThe airport Frankfurt International is the departure airport operating flights between Frankfurt and Istanbul
Arriving AirportFlights departing Frankfurt with Istanbul as destination arrives at Istanbul Airport

Cheap last minute flights to Istanbul

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Departure Thu, 30 Sep Return Mon, 04 Oct
FRA Frankfurt
IST Istanbul
return from £91
Departure Tue, 12 Oct Return Mon, 18 Oct
FRA Frankfurt
IST Istanbul
return from £137
Flight route information
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 11.71 TRY
British Pound Sterling Turkish Lira
1 TRY = 0.09 GBP
Last checked on 23 September 2021
Train
Local, one-way ticket
86%

Trains in Istanbul are 86% cheaper than in Frankfurt.

Frankfurt
£2.35
Istanbul
£0.34
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
60%

A meal in Istanbul is 60% cheaper than a meal in Frankfurt.

Frankfurt
£8.53
Istanbul
£3.37
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
84%

A taxi fare in Istanbul is 84% cheaper than in Frankfurt.

Frankfurt
£2.99
Istanbul
£0.47
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
47%

Coffee in Istanbul is 47% cheaper than in Frankfurt.

Frankfurt
£2.47
Istanbul
£1.31
Frankfurt airports
  • ( Frankfurt International (FRA)
    How far from city centre: 7 miles
  • ( Hahn Airport (HHN)
    How far from city centre: 64 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: 1160 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Frankfurt to Istanbul

😷 Is it safe to travel from Frankfurt 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 Frankfurt. 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 can I find cheap flights from Frankfurt to Istanbul at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Frankfurt to Istanbul is 91£. 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 Frankfurt?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Istanbul costs an average of 0.48 GBP, 84% cheaper than Frankfurt, with a fare of 3.00 GBP, while train tickets costs 85% less in Istanbul: 0.35 GBP against 2.36 GBP in Frankfurt. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 3.46 GBP in Istanbul, 60% less than the 8.58 GBP in Frankfurt. The price of the coffee is around 46% cheaper in Istanbul, with an average of 1.33 GBP, while in Frankfurt the coffee costs 2.48 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Frankfurt to Istanbul?
The most popular months to book a trip from Frankfurt to Istanbul are June, May and November, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Frankfurt to Istanbul?
The best time of the year to go to Istanbul when flying from Frankfurt depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, July is the top 1º month to fly to Istanbul from Frankfurt in terms of searches from our customer, followed by December and April. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, March, May and September are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Frankfurt -  Istanbul.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Frankfurt to Istanbul?
The total flight time between Frankfurt and Istanbul is of around 03:14 hours on average, considering an average distance of 1,944 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 Frankfurt?
While in Frankfurt the temperatures can reach an average of 34.86 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 -6.29 ºC average degrees reported in Frankfurt. During the winter period, Frankfurt can register 3.0 mm precipitation, while Istanbul have an average of 9.0 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between Frankfurt and Istanbul?
The main airport route flying between Frankfurt and Istanbul is: Frankfurt International (FRA) to Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport (SAW). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Pegasus Airlines.
  • Turkish Airlines.
  • Alternatively, you can find Frankfurt - Istanbul flights between Frankfurt International (FRA) to Istanbul Airport (IST) with the following airline(s) flying the route: Turkish Airlines.
  • Lufthansa.
  • null.
Airlines with indirect flights from Frankfurt to Istanbul are:
Airlines with indirect flights from Frankfurt to Istanbul are:
  • Ukraine Intl Airlines, stoping in Kiev for 100 minutes minimun.
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