Flights from Nice Airport (NCE) to Istanbul Airport Airport (IST)

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Returns from £240.10

One-way from £131.04

Flying to Istanbul Airport is very easy as there are 4 airliners who offer flights from Côte d'Azur International Airport including VistaJet, Turkish Airlines, Thai Airways and IndiGo. The flight time is approximately 2 Hours 54 Minutes.

Depending on the day of the week and the time of day you book, flight prices can vary dramatically. The cheapest flights available will generally be mid week or late in the evening, so if you are on a budget then these are the flight times you should consider. Alternatively, you could book well in advance and you flight could be up to 50% cheaper, especially with budget airliners. The ticket prices for most airliners will increase the closer you get the departure date, so as soon as you know the date you will travel you should book your flights.

The time zone at Istanbul Airport is different from Côte d'Azur International Airport, so please be aware of this when making travel arrangements.

For a full summary of all the airliners that fly from Côte d'Azur International Airport to Istanbul Airport, please see the table below.

Flights Chart
AirlinerMoTuWeThFrSaSuFirst FlightLast FlightFlights
Turkish Airlines222222210:3522:45VIEW FLIGHTS
Thai Airways222222210:3522:45VIEW FLIGHTS
IndiGo222222210:3522:45VIEW FLIGHTS
VistaJet000100016:3616:36VIEW FLIGHTS

Most people choose to fly with Turkish Airlines. They offer the largest number of flights so they have times which are most likely to suite you. The flights they offer will go by the flight numbers TK1814 and TK1816 with times between 10:35 and 22:45.

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
10:35
AirlineFlight  No
Thai AirwaysTG9087
14:40
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK1814
IndiGo6E4163
22:45
AirlineFlight  No
Thai AirwaysTG9178
Turkish AirlinesTK1816
IndiGo6E4164
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Tuesday
10:35
AirlineFlight  No
IndiGo6E4163
14:40
AirlineFlight  No
Thai AirwaysTG9087
Turkish AirlinesTK1814
18:35
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK1816
22:45
AirlineFlight  No
Thai AirwaysTG9178
IndiGo6E4164
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Wednesday
14:40
AirlineFlight  No
Thai AirwaysTG9087
Turkish AirlinesTK1814
IndiGo6E4163
18:35
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK1816
22:45
AirlineFlight  No
Thai AirwaysTG9178
IndiGo6E4164
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Thursday
14:40
AirlineFlight  No
Thai AirwaysTG9087
Turkish AirlinesTK1814
IndiGo6E4163
16:36
AirlineFlight  No
VistaJetVJT569
18:35
AirlineFlight  No
IndiGo6E4164
22:45
AirlineFlight  No
Thai AirwaysTG9178
Turkish AirlinesTK1816
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Friday
10:35
AirlineFlight  No
Thai AirwaysTG9087
Turkish AirlinesTK1814
IndiGo6E4163
22:45
AirlineFlight  No
Thai AirwaysTG9178
Turkish AirlinesTK1816
IndiGo6E4164
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Saturday
10:35
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK1814
14:40
AirlineFlight  No
Thai AirwaysTG9087
IndiGo6E4163
18:35
AirlineFlight  No
Thai AirwaysTG9178
Turkish AirlinesTK1816
IndiGo6E4164
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Sunday
10:35
AirlineFlight  No
Thai AirwaysTG9087
Turkish AirlinesTK1814
IndiGo6E4163
19:10
AirlineFlight  No
Thai AirwaysTG9178
Turkish AirlinesTK1816
IndiGo6E4164
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If you are flexible on the airport you depart from, then there are other airports that offer direct flights to Istanbul Airport. You can see full details of these below.

Alternative Direct Routes
RouteStopsDistanceFlying Time
Geneva to Istanbul 03 Hours 2 Minutes
Lyon to Istanbul 03 Hours 7 Minutes
Marseille to Istanbul 03 Hours 6 Minutes
Milan Malpensa to Istanbul 02 Hours 47 Minutes

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Flight Price FAQ - Nice (NCE) to Istanbul (IST)

DIRECT Turkish Airlines
What is the cheapest direct flight one way from Nice NCE to Istanbul IST?
The cheapest direct flight one way from Nice NCE to Istanbul IST is £131.04 ($167 €155.51)
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What is the cheapest direct return flight from Nice NCE to Istanbul IST?
The cheapest direct return flight from Nice NCE to Istanbul IST is £240.10 ($306 €284.94)
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What is the cheapest flight one way from Nice NCE to Istanbul IST?
The cheapest flight one way from Nice NCE to Istanbul IST is £71.40 ($91 €84.74)
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What is the cheapest return flight from Nice NCE to Istanbul IST?
The cheapest return flight from Nice NCE to Istanbul IST is £132.61 ($169 €157.37)
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Flight Info FAQ - Nice (NCE) to Istanbul (IST)

Who flies from Nice to Istanbul?
The following airlines fly from Nice (NCE) to Istanbul (IST): IndiGo, Thai Airways, Turkish Airlines, VistaJet.
How far is the flight from Nice to Istanbul?
The flight from Nice to Istanbul is 1,781KM or 1,107 miles.
How long does the flight from Nice to Istanbul to take?
The flight from Nice to Istanbul takes 2 Hours 54 Minutes.

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