Frankfurt to Istanbul flight duration

What is the flight duration from Frankfurt to Istanbul?

On average there are 8 flights flying direct each day from Frankfurt to Istanbul. Below you will find the quickest flight duration, the average flight time and the longest flight duration.

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Depart
FRA
Arrive
IST

Average direct flight time is 3 hours 1 minutes.

The fastest direct flight from Frankfurt to Istanbul is 2 hours 55 minutes.

A distance of 1,161 miles / 1,868 km

Related: Return journey Istanbul to Frankfurt flight duration

Frankfurt to Istanbul flight duration breakdown

  • Average flight duration: 3 hours 1 minutes
  • Shortest flight duration: 2 hours 55 minutes
  • Longest flight duration: 3 hours 10 minutes
  • Average daily flights: 8

Airport, Distances & Flight Duration Information

  • The average flight time from Frankfurt to İstanbul is 3 hours 1 minutes
  • Distance from Frankfurt to İstanbul is 1,161 miles / 1,868 km
  • Frankfurt is served by 1 airports Frankfurt Airport (FRA)
  • İstanbul is served by 2 airports Istanbul Ataturk International Airport (IST), Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport (SAW)

Airlines

Aer Lingus
Aer Lingus
Ryanair
Ryanair
KLM
KLM
Brussels Airlines
Brussels Airlines

DIRECT FLIGHTS

Frankfurt am Main to Istanbul Ataturk
Flying with Lufthansa
2 hours 55 minutes
Frankfurt am Main to Istanbul Ataturk
Flying with Turkish Airlines
3 hours 05 minutes
Frankfurt am Main to Istanbul Sabiha
Flying with Turkish Airlines
3 hours 05 minutes

Be prepared, as flight times can change depending on many factors such as, weather condition, wind speed, flight path and congestion in the air. Due to these factors the actual flight time could be less than 24 minutes but on occasion could be longer than the stated time.


INDIRECT FLIGHTS (multi stop)

Frankfurt to Istanbul flight time via Lisbon | to via LIS

carrier logo Frankfurt to Lisbon
3 hours 05 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
3 hours 10 minutes
carrier logo Lisbon to Istanbul
4 hours 40 minutes
Total journey time
10 hours 55 minutes

Frankfurt to Istanbul flight time via Zurich | to via ZRH

carrier logo Frankfurt to Zurich
50 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
1 hours 20 minutes
carrier logo Zurich to Istanbul
2 hours 45 minutes
Total journey time
4 hours 55 minutes

Frankfurt to Istanbul flight time via Brussels International | to via BRU

carrier logo Frankfurt to Brussels International
1 hours
Wait for connecting flight
1 hours 25 minutes
carrier logo Brussels International to Istanbul
3 hours 15 minutes
Total journey time
5 hours 40 minutes

Just remember indirect flights will always take longer than a direct flight as you are landing and taking off from at least one extra airport and taking off and landing is the most time comsuming part of any flight and is done at much lower speeds.

The total travel time of a indirect / multi-stop flight from Poole to London can vary greatly depending on what route you take to get to London and how long you have to wait for your connecting flight.


Frankfurt & Istanbul local time and timezones

Istanbul, Turkey time is 1 hours ahead of Frankfurt, Germany

Date and time in Frankfurt, Germany:
15:10 Tue, 26 May, 2020,
Berlin Timezone: CEST (+02:00)

Date and time in İstanbul, Turkey:
16:10 Tue, 26 May, 2020,
Istanbul Timezone: +03 (+03:00)


Planning a trip or just interested to find out the flight time between Frankfurt, Germany and Istanbul, Turkey? Be prepared, as flight times can change depending on many factors such as, weather condition, wind speed, flight path and congestion in the air. Due to these factors the actual flight time could be less than 3 hours 1 minutes but on occasion could be longer than the stated time.