Flights from Lyon Airport (LYS) to Istanbul Airport Airport (IST)

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Returns from £126.33

One-way from £62.77

Flying to Istanbul Airport is very easy as there are 6 airliners who offer flights from St-Exupéry including Transavia, Thai Airways, RwandAir, Turkish Airlines, Malaysia Airlines and IndiGo. When travelling from St-Exupéry you will cover about 1,221 miles before you reach Istanbul Airport. This journey will take 3 Hours 7 Minutes.

The most expensive flight prices are typically at weekends and daytime flights. If you are on a tight budget then you should avoid flying at peak hours as the prices are more expensive. The cheapest flights are in the evenings and in mid week. We recommend our viewers to pay and reserve the seats in advance. This ensures you get the best seats on the plane at the cheapest prices.

The time zone at Istanbul Airport is different from St-Exupéry, so please be aware of this when making travel arrangements.

Please see below the airlines that fly from St-Exupéry (LYS) to Istanbul Airport (IST) and the amount of daily flights in operation.

Flights Chart
AirlinerMoTuWeThFrSaSuFirst FlightLast FlightFlights
Turkish Airlines221222210:3023:25VIEW FLIGHTS
Malaysia Airlines221222210:3023:25VIEW FLIGHTS
IndiGo221222210:3023:25VIEW FLIGHTS
RwandAir111111110:3014:50VIEW FLIGHTS
Thai Airways110111119:0523:25VIEW FLIGHTS
Transavia000100110:2518:10VIEW FLIGHTS

Flights from St-Exupéry to Istanbul Airport are very limited. Only Turkish Airlines operate flights, of which there is only 1 per week. The time of the departure for this flight is 10:30

If you would like more information on this flight the please visit the website for Turkish Airlines at thy.com. You will be able to find the latest availability, prices and make your booking online.

Flight times for the route are summarised in the table below. These time were correct at the time of writing, but please be aware that times may vary from time to time so please check their website for exact times and the dates you wish to fly.

Flights Time In WeekDays
DayFlight TimesFlights
Monday
14:50
AirlineFlight  No
Malaysia AirlinesMH4338
Turkish AirlinesTK1808
RwandAirWB1317
IndiGo6E4165
23:25
AirlineFlight  No
Malaysia AirlinesMH4340
Thai AirwaysTG9105
Turkish AirlinesTK1810
IndiGo6E4166
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Tuesday
10:30
AirlineFlight  No
Malaysia AirlinesMH4338
RwandAirWB1317
14:50
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK1808
IndiGo6E4165
19:05
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK1810
23:25
AirlineFlight  No
Malaysia AirlinesMH4340
Thai AirwaysTG9105
IndiGo6E4166
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Wednesday
14:50
AirlineFlight  No
Malaysia AirlinesMH4338
Turkish AirlinesTK1808
RwandAirWB1317
IndiGo6E4165
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Thursday
14:50
AirlineFlight  No
Malaysia AirlinesMH4338
Turkish AirlinesTK1808
RwandAirWB1317
IndiGo6E4165
18:10
AirlineFlight  No
TransaviaTO3424
19:05
AirlineFlight  No
IndiGo6E4166
23:25
AirlineFlight  No
Malaysia AirlinesMH4340
Thai AirwaysTG9105
Turkish AirlinesTK1810
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Friday
10:30
AirlineFlight  No
Malaysia AirlinesMH4338
Turkish AirlinesTK1808
RwandAirWB1317
IndiGo6E4165
19:05
AirlineFlight  No
Malaysia AirlinesMH4340
IndiGo6E4166
23:25
AirlineFlight  No
Thai AirwaysTG9105
Turkish AirlinesTK1810
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Saturday
10:30
AirlineFlight  No
Malaysia AirlinesMH4338
Turkish AirlinesTK1808
RwandAirWB1317
IndiGo6E4165
19:05
AirlineFlight  No
Malaysia AirlinesMH4340
Thai AirwaysTG9105
Turkish AirlinesTK1810
23:25
AirlineFlight  No
IndiGo6E4166
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Sunday
10:25
AirlineFlight  No
TransaviaTO3424
10:30
AirlineFlight  No
Malaysia AirlinesMH4338
Turkish AirlinesTK1808
RwandAirWB1317
IndiGo6E4165
19:05
AirlineFlight  No
Malaysia AirlinesMH4340
Thai AirwaysTG9105
Turkish AirlinesTK1810
IndiGo6E4166
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Flights to Istanbul Airport are also available from airports close to St-Exupéry. Below we have provided a short list of routes which you could consider is you feel that are suitable.

Alternative Direct Routes
RouteStopsDistanceFlying Time
Mulhouse basel to Istanbul 02 Hours 57 Minutes
Geneva to Istanbul 03 Hours 2 Minutes

Before you book your flights make sure you your passport is valid and preferably has at least 6 months or more left before it expires. To renew your passport it can take several weeks to renew and with many airliners flights are not refundable.

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Flight Price FAQ - Lyon (LYS) to Istanbul (IST)

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What is the cheapest direct flight one way from Lyon LYS to Istanbul IST?
The cheapest direct flight one way from Lyon LYS to Istanbul IST is £62.77 ($80 €74.50)
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What is the cheapest direct return flight from Lyon LYS to Istanbul IST?
The cheapest direct return flight from Lyon LYS to Istanbul IST is £126.33 ($161 €149.92)
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What is the cheapest flight one way from Lyon LYS to Istanbul IST?
The cheapest flight one way from Lyon LYS to Istanbul IST is £61.20 ($78 €72.63)
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Flight Info FAQ - Lyon (LYS) to Istanbul (IST)

Who flies from Lyon to Istanbul?
The following airlines fly from Lyon (LYS) to Istanbul (IST): IndiGo, Malaysia Airlines, RwandAir, Thai Airways, Transavia, Turkish Airlines.
How far is the flight from Lyon to Istanbul?
The flight from Lyon to Istanbul is 1,964KM or 1,221 miles.
How long does the flight from Lyon to Istanbul to take?
The flight from Lyon to Istanbul takes 3 Hours 7 Minutes.

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