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Istanbul to Paris flights

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Flight DurationFlights between Istanbul and Paris take, on average, 4 hours and 7 minutes minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flightCheapest price for a one-way flight between Istanbul with Paris found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing AirportThe airport Istanbul Airport is the departure airport operating flights between Istanbul and Paris
Arriving AirportFlights departing Istanbul with Paris as destination arrives at Charles De Gaulle

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Departure Wed, 30 Jun Return Tue, 06 Jul
IST Istanbul
PAR Paris
return from £146
Departure Tue, 13 Jul Return Tue, 20 Jul
IST Istanbul
PAR Paris
return from £137
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 1.16 EUR
British Pound Sterling Euro
1 EUR = 0.87 GBP
Last checked on 20 June 2021
Train
Local, one-way ticket
394%

Trains are 394% more expensive in Paris than in Istanbul.

Istanbul
£0.33
Paris
£1.63
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
344%

The average meal is 344% more expensive in Paris than in Istanbul.

Istanbul
£2.9
Paris
£12.89
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
810%

Taxis are 810% more expensive in Paris than in Istanbul.

Istanbul
£0.47
Paris
£4.3
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
170%

Coffee is 170% more expensive in Paris than in Istanbul.

Istanbul
£1.2
Paris
£3.2
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
Paris airports
  • ( Charles De Gaulle (CDG)
    How far from city centre: 14 miles
  • ( Orly (ORY)
    How far from city centre: 9 miles
  • ( Paris Beauvais (BVA)
    How far from city centre: 42 miles
  • ( Pontoise Cormeilles (POX)
    How far from city centre: 21 miles
  • ( Toussus Le Noble (TNF)
    How far from city centre: 13 miles
  • ( Villacoublay Velizy (VIY)
    How far from city centre: 9 miles
K Distance: 1402 miles

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Useful information for the flight from Istanbul to Paris

How long is the flight from Istanbul to Paris?

Direct flights from Istanbul to Paris have an average flight duration of 3 hours and 35 minutes.

What are the most common stopovers?

The most common stopovers for cheap flights from Istanbul to Paris are Amsterdam Schiphol, Rome Fiumicino, and Kiev Borispol airports.

What documentation do I need to fly to Paris from Istanbul?

You will need to carry a valid passport. Depending on your nationality, you may also need a valid pre-arrival visa to enter France.

Which airlines fly from Istanbul to Paris?

A vast number of airlines fly from Istanbul to Paris, including:

  • Air France, France's national airline, based at Paris—Charles de Gaulle Airport.
  • Turkish Airlines, Turkey's national airline, based at Istanbul Ataturk Airport.
  • Lufthansa, the national airline of Germany.
  • KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, the national airline of the Netherlands.
  • Ukraine International Airlines, Ukraine's national airline.
  • Aegean Airlines, Greece's national airline.

How to find cheap flights from Istanbul to Paris

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When are the best times to fly from Istanbul to Paris?

  • April brings the end of winter and a change in the atmosphere in Paris, making it an ideal time for romantic escapes.
  • July is the peak of summer, and when Paris celebrates France's biggest national holiday on the 14th every year. WIth events happening all over the city, it's a special time to visit.
  • October is a great time to visit Paris, as the crowds thin off and fall colours emerge.

Airports in Istanbul

Two international airports serving Istanbul operate regular cheap flights to Paris: Istanbul Ataturk Airport (IST) and Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW).

Useful information about Istanbul Ataturk Airport

Istanbul Ataturk Airport is located approximately 13 miles west of the city centre and handles the bulk of international flights.

How to get to the airport:

  • By taxi or car – approximately 30-40 minutes from the city centre.
  • By bus – Havatas express bus service, running every half-hour from Taksim and Aksaray stations, journey time roughly 45 minutes.
  • By train – bus or taxi to Yenikapi station, then light rail metro route M1A to the airport. Total travel time approximately 40 minutes.

Services: Wi-Fi, smoking areas, tax-free shopping, business facilities, airport hotels, currency exchange, ATMs, a huge number of shops and food outlets.

Useful information about Sabiha Gokcen Airport

Sabiha Gokcen Airport is located 22 miles south-east of Istanbul's city centre.

How to get to the airport:

  • By taxi or car – approximately 45 minutes from the city centre via the E80 motorway.
  • By bus – E10 and E11 service from Taksim and Kadikoy, journey time 40 to 60 minutes.
  • By train – M4 metro line to Tavsantepe, 6 miles from the airport, connected by the E9 bus. Total journey time approximately 60 minutes.

Services: Wi-Fi access, ATMs, currency exchange, airport hotels, business lounges, conference centre, food court, duty-free shopping, a range of retail outlets.

Airports in Paris

Two airports in Paris receive regular flights from Istanbul: Charles de Gaulle (CDG) and Orly (ORY).

Useful information about Paris—Charles de Gaulle Airport

Charles de Gaulle Airport is the biggest airport in France, located approximately 16 miles north-east of the city centre.

How to get from the airport to the city:

  • By taxi or car – 40 minutes to the city centre.
  • By bus – direct coaches and local bus routes, roughly 70 minutes to the city centre.
  • By train – RER every 15 minutes to Gare du Nord, Chatelet-Les Halles and Notre-Dame stations, approximately 50 minutes.

Services: free Wi-Fi, smoking areas, currency exchange, accessible toilets, airport hotels, business facilities, religious spaces, tourist information, a huge range of shops and eateries.

Useful information about Paris Orly Airport

Orly Airport is located 7 miles south of the city centre.

How to get from the airport to the city:

  • By taxi or car – 25 to 30 minutes to the city centre.
  • By bus – Orlybus to Denfert-Rochereau station, 35 minutes, or bus route 1 to Gare Montparnasse, 40 minutes.
  • By train – Orlyval shuttle to Antony train station, then RER B line to Chatelet-Les Halles station, total journey time approximately 45 minutes.

Services: free Wi-Fi, visitor information counters, post office, business centre, pharmacy, first-aid station, baby changing facilities, multi-faith prayer rooms, car hire, and a number of shops and eateries.

What to do and visit in Paris

  • Spend a day exploring the Louvre's cavernous collection, see priceless Impressionist masterpieces at the Musee d'Orsay, or the largest collection of modern art at the Centre Georges Pompidou.
  • Window shop (or splash out) along the world's most famous shopping avenue, the Champs-Elysees, and stroll the beautiful grounds of the Tuileries gardens.
  • Go up the iconic Eiffel Tower or Arc de Triomphe for unbeatable views of the city.

Frequent asked questions about flights from Istanbul to Paris

😷 Is it safe to travel from Istanbul to Paris 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 France may apply when travelling from Istanbul. 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 Istanbul to Paris?
The average price to go from Istanbul to Paris is of 151.85 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 Istanbul to Paris at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Istanbul to Paris is 137£. 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 Paris expensive to visit compared to Istanbul?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Paris costs an average of 4.32 GBP, 839% more expensive than Istanbul, with a fare of 0.46 GBP, while train tickets costs 413% more in Paris: 1.64 GBP against 0.32 GBP in Istanbul. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 12.96 GBP in Paris, 370% more than the 2.76 GBP in Istanbul. The price of the coffee is around 136% more expensive in Paris, with an average of 3.18 GBP , while in Istanbul the coffee costs 1.35 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Istanbul to Paris?
The most popular months to book a trip from Istanbul to Paris are December, November and August, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Istanbul to Paris?
The best time of the year to go to Paris when flying from Istanbul 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 Paris from Istanbul in terms of searches from our customer, followed by January and December. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, May, July and February are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Istanbul -  Paris.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Istanbul to Paris?
The total flight time between Istanbul and Paris is of around 04:07 hours on average, considering an average distance of 2,368 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 Paris compared to Istanbul?
While in Istanbul the temperatures can reach an average of 32.95 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 5.3 mm ,Paris's temperatures can go up to 33.34 ºC during the hot season, with 12.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around -3.85 ºC in Paris, compared to the -0.3 ºC average degrees reported in Istanbul. During the winter period, Istanbul can register 9.0 mm precipitation, while Paris have an average of 3.0 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between Istanbul and Paris?
The main airport route flying between Istanbul and Paris is: Istanbul Atatürk International Havalimani (ISL) to Charles De Gaulle (CDG). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Turkish Airlines.
  • AtlasGlobal.
  • Air France.
  • Alternatively, you can find Istanbul - Paris flights between Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport (SAW) to Charles De Gaulle (CDG) with the following airline(s) flying the route: Turkish Airlines.
  • Pegasus Airlines.
Airlines with indirect flights from Istanbul to Paris are:
  • Tarom, with 75 minutes scale in Bucharest.
  • Tarom, with 75 minutes scale in Bucharest.

Charles De Gaulle - Latest customer reviews

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Date 2018-12-25 Age 51-70 City scotland

a bit expensive to buy

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