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Lyon to Istanbul flights

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Flight DurationFlights between Lyon and Istanbul take, on average, 3 h and 9 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flightCheapest price for a one-way flight between Lyon with Istanbul found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing AirportThe airport Saint Exupery is the departure airport operating flights between Lyon and Istanbul
Arriving AirportFlights departing Lyon with Istanbul as destination arrives at Istanbul Airport

Cheap last minute flights to Istanbul

Latest deals and top flight routes from Lyon airports.

Departure Mon, 27 Sep Return Mon, 04 Oct
LYS Lyon
IST Istanbul
return from £80
Departure Mon, 11 Oct Return Tue, 19 Oct
LYS Lyon
IST Istanbul
return from £97
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 22 September 2021
Train
Local, one-way ticket
79%

Trains in Istanbul are 79% cheaper than in Lyon.

Lyon
£1.62
Istanbul
£0.34
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
70%

A meal in Istanbul is 70% cheaper than a meal in Lyon.

Lyon
£11.09
Istanbul
£3.37
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
89%

A taxi fare in Istanbul is 89% cheaper than in Lyon.

Lyon
£4.27
Istanbul
£0.47
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
53%

Coffee in Istanbul is 53% cheaper than in Lyon.

Lyon
£2.77
Istanbul
£1.31
Lyon airports
  • ( Geneva (GVA)
    How far from city centre: 70 miles
  • ( Saint Exupery (LYS)
    How far from city centre: 6 miles
  • ( St Geoirs (GNB)
    How far from city centre: 37 miles
  • ( Lyon - Bron (LYN)
    How far from city centre: 6 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: 1251 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Lyon to Istanbul

😷 Is it safe to travel from Lyon 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 Lyon. 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 Lyon to Istanbul at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Lyon 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 Lyon?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Istanbul costs an average of 0.48 GBP, 89% cheaper than Lyon, with a fare of 4.29 GBP, while train tickets costs 79% less in Istanbul: 0.35 GBP against 1.63 GBP in Lyon. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 3.46 GBP in Istanbul, 69% less than the 11.16 GBP in Lyon. The price of the coffee is around 52% cheaper in Istanbul, with an average of 1.32 GBP, while in Lyon the coffee costs 2.77 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Lyon to Istanbul?
The most popular months to book a trip from Lyon to Istanbul are February, June and March, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Lyon to Istanbul?
The best time of the year to go to Istanbul when flying from Lyon 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 Lyon in terms of searches from our customer, followed by April and March. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, January, October and June are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Lyon -  Istanbul.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Lyon to Istanbul?
The total flight time between Lyon and Istanbul is of around 03:09 hours on average, considering an average distance of 2,032 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 Lyon?
While in Lyon the temperatures can reach an average of 33.87 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 9.0 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 -5.03 ºC average degrees reported in Lyon. During the winter period, Lyon can register 3.0 mm precipitation, while Istanbul have an average of 9.0 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between Lyon and Istanbul?
The main airport route flying between Lyon and Istanbul is: Saint Exupery (LYS) to Istanbul Airport (IST). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Turkish Airlines.
  • Alternatively, you can find Lyon - Istanbul flights between Saint Exupery (LYS) to Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport (SAW) with the following airline(s) flying the route: Pegasus Airlines.
Which are the airlines with flights from Lyon to Istanbul?
Airlines with direct flights departing from Lyon to Istanbul are:
  • Pegasus Airlines.
  • Turkish Airlines.
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