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 (FRA) to Istanbul (IST) has a duration of 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)

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.


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

INDIRECT FLIGHTS (multi stop)

Frankfurt to Istanbul flight time via Lisbon | FRA to IST 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 | FRA to IST 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 | FRA to IST 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

Airlines flying between Frankfurt and Istanbul

Most popular airlines that fly the route between Frankfurt and Istanbul

Lufthansa
Lufthansa
Pegasus Airlines
Pegasus Airlines
Ukraine International
Ukraine International
Corendon Airlines
Corendon Airlines

Popular routes from Frankfurt

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Frankfurt & Istanbul local time and timezones

Istanbul, Turkey time is 2 hours ahead of Frankfurt, Germany

Date and time in Frankfurt, Germany:
01:39 Sun, 17 Nov, 2019,
Berlin Timezone: CET (+01:00)

Date and time in İstanbul, Turkey:
03:39 Sun, 17 Nov, 2019,
Istanbul Timezone: +03 (+03:00)


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The cheapest months to travel from Frankfurt to Istanbul

The average prices of flights throughout the year. Data compiled from major airlines flying this route.

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