Flights from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Istanbul Airport Airport (IST)

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Returns from £144.41

One-way from £64.71

Flying between Frankfurt International Airport to Istanbul Airport is very convenient as there are 8 airliners offering direct flights including RwandAir, LATAM Airlines, Icelandair, All Nippon Airways, Air Canada, Lufthansa, Turkish Airlines and United Airlines. The flight from Frankfurt International Airport to Istanbul Airport is approximately 1,837 Kilometers which is 1,142 Miles. You should expect a flight time of around 2 Hours 58 Minutes.

The exact cost of the flight we vary quite significantly base on the dates you travel, the time of day you will depart and how long in advance you pre book the flights. To obtain the best prices for Istanbul Airport flights than book well in advance. 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.

When arriving at Istanbul Airport don’t forget to set your watch to the local time!

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

Flights Chart
AirlinerMoTuWeThFrSaSuFirst FlightLast FlightFlights
United Airlines777677407:5522:55VIEW FLIGHTS
Turkish Airlines556556700:0522:55VIEW FLIGHTS
Lufthansa333233409:0521:20VIEW FLIGHTS
Air Canada222122209:0517:00VIEW FLIGHTS
All Nippon Airways111111109:0513:05VIEW FLIGHTS
RwandAir111111015:0519:15VIEW FLIGHTS
LATAM Airlines111111018:4522:55VIEW FLIGHTS
Icelandair111111015:0519:15VIEW FLIGHTS

United Airlines offer the highest number of flights for this route with departures times between 07:55 and 22:55.

If you wish to book your flight with United Airlines then we advise you book direct from their website at united.com. The best discounts can only be obtained from their website.

The flight time for the selected route vary based on the month you will travel, but below we has summarised the most common times they will fly. We recommend you only take these times as guidance and check with appropriate airline for the exact times for the date you depart.

Flights Time In WeekDays
DayFlight TimesFlights
Monday
09:05
AirlineFlight  No
United AirlinesUA9034
Air CanadaAC9439
All Nippon AirwaysNH5881
LufthansaLH1298
11:40
AirlineFlight  No
United AirlinesUA6903
Turkish AirlinesTK1588
12:05
AirlineFlight  No
United AirlinesUA6906
Turkish AirlinesTK1598
13:00
AirlineFlight  No
LufthansaLH1300
15:05
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK1592
17:00
AirlineFlight  No
United AirlinesUA9126
Air CanadaAC9475
17:20
AirlineFlight  No
LufthansaLH1304
18:45
AirlineFlight  No
United AirlinesUA6905
Turkish AirlinesTK1594
LATAM AirlinesLA5726
19:00
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK6406
19:15
AirlineFlight  No
United AirlinesUA6904
IcelandairFI7011
RwandAirWB1256
21:20
AirlineFlight  No
United AirlinesUA9062
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Tuesday
09:05
AirlineFlight  No
LufthansaLH1298
11:40
AirlineFlight  No
United AirlinesUA6903
Turkish AirlinesTK1588
12:05
AirlineFlight  No
United AirlinesUA6906
Turkish AirlinesTK1598
13:05
AirlineFlight  No
United AirlinesUA9034
Air CanadaAC9439
All Nippon AirwaysNH5881
15:05
AirlineFlight  No
United AirlinesUA6904
IcelandairFI7011
Turkish AirlinesTK1592
RwandAirWB1256
17:00
AirlineFlight  No
United AirlinesUA9126
Air CanadaAC9475
LufthansaLH1300
17:20
AirlineFlight  No
United AirlinesUA9062
LufthansaLH1304
18:35
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK6404
18:45
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK1594
22:55
AirlineFlight  No
United AirlinesUA6905
LATAM AirlinesLA5726
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Wednesday
07:15
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK6404
07:55
AirlineFlight  No
United AirlinesUA6906
Turkish AirlinesTK1598
08:30
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK6406
09:05
AirlineFlight  No
United AirlinesUA9034
Air CanadaAC9439
All Nippon AirwaysNH5881
LufthansaLH1298
11:40
AirlineFlight  No
United AirlinesUA6903
Turkish AirlinesTK1588
15:05
AirlineFlight  No
United AirlinesUA6904
IcelandairFI7011
RwandAirWB1256
17:00
AirlineFlight  No
United AirlinesUA9126
Air CanadaAC9475
LufthansaLH1300
17:20
AirlineFlight  No
United AirlinesUA9062
19:15
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK1592
21:20
AirlineFlight  No
LufthansaLH1304
22:55
AirlineFlight  No
United AirlinesUA6905
Turkish AirlinesTK1594
LATAM AirlinesLA5726
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Thursday
07:55
AirlineFlight  No
United AirlinesUA6906
09:05
AirlineFlight  No
United AirlinesUA9034
Air CanadaAC9439
All Nippon AirwaysNH5881
11:40
AirlineFlight  No
United AirlinesUA6903
12:05
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK1598
12:40
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK6404
13:05
AirlineFlight  No
LufthansaLH1298
15:50
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK1588
18:45
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK1594
19:15
AirlineFlight  No
United AirlinesUA6904
IcelandairFI7011
Turkish AirlinesTK1592
RwandAirWB1256
21:20
AirlineFlight  No
United AirlinesUA9062
LufthansaLH1304
22:55
AirlineFlight  No
United AirlinesUA6905
LATAM AirlinesLA5726
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Friday
07:55
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK1598
09:05
AirlineFlight  No
LufthansaLH1298
11:40
AirlineFlight  No
United AirlinesUA6903
12:05
AirlineFlight  No
United AirlinesUA6906
13:00
AirlineFlight  No
LufthansaLH1300
13:05
AirlineFlight  No
United AirlinesUA9034
Air CanadaAC9439
All Nippon AirwaysNH5881
15:05
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK1592
15:50
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK1588
17:00
AirlineFlight  No
United AirlinesUA9126
Air CanadaAC9475
17:20
AirlineFlight  No
LufthansaLH1304
17:25
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK6404
18:45
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK1594
19:15
AirlineFlight  No
United AirlinesUA6904
IcelandairFI7011
RwandAirWB1256
21:20
AirlineFlight  No
United AirlinesUA9062
22:55
AirlineFlight  No
United AirlinesUA6905
LATAM AirlinesLA5726
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Saturday
07:55
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK1598
09:05
AirlineFlight  No
United AirlinesUA9034
Air CanadaAC9439
All Nippon AirwaysNH5881
LufthansaLH1298
11:40
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK1588
12:05
AirlineFlight  No
United AirlinesUA6906
15:05
AirlineFlight  No
United AirlinesUA6904
IcelandairFI7011
RwandAirWB1256
15:50
AirlineFlight  No
United AirlinesUA6903
17:00
AirlineFlight  No
United AirlinesUA9126
Air CanadaAC9475
LufthansaLH1300
17:20
AirlineFlight  No
United AirlinesUA9062
19:15
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK1592
20:10
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK6284
20:15
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK6406
21:20
AirlineFlight  No
LufthansaLH1304
22:55
AirlineFlight  No
United AirlinesUA6905
Turkish AirlinesTK1594
LATAM AirlinesLA5726
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Sunday
00:05
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK6284
Turkish AirlinesTK6406
07:55
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK1598
08:20
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK6408
09:05
AirlineFlight  No
LufthansaLH1298
11:40
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK1588
12:05
AirlineFlight  No
United AirlinesUA6906
13:05
AirlineFlight  No
United AirlinesUA9034
Air CanadaAC9439
All Nippon AirwaysNH5881
15:05
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK1592
15:50
AirlineFlight  No
United AirlinesUA6903
17:00
AirlineFlight  No
United AirlinesUA9126
Air CanadaAC9475
LufthansaLH1300
18:45
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK1594
20:20
AirlineFlight  No
LufthansaLH8346
21:20
AirlineFlight  No
LufthansaLH1304
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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
Cologne to Istanbul03 Hours 7 Minutes
Dusseldorf to Istanbul03 Hours 11 Minutes
Hanover to Istanbul03 Hours 3 Minutes
Hahn to Istanbul03 Hours 4 Minutes
Luxembourg to Istanbul03 Hours 8 Minutes
Nürnberg to Istanbul02 Hours 45 Minutes
Stuttgart to Istanbul02 Hours 51 Minutes
Strasbourg to Istanbul02 Hours 59 Minutes

Please remember to leave plenty of time to get though customers when you are departing form the airports. Flights regulations are getting very strict these days so getting through customs can take in excess of 1 hour in some cases.

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Flight Price FAQ - Frankfurt (FRA) to Istanbul (IST)

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What is the cheapest direct flight one way from Frankfurt FRA to Istanbul IST?
The cheapest direct flight one way from Frankfurt FRA to Istanbul IST is £64.71 ($82 €76.49)
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What is the cheapest direct return flight from Frankfurt FRA to Istanbul IST?
The cheapest direct return flight from Frankfurt FRA to Istanbul IST is £144.41 ($183 €170.71)
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What is the cheapest return flight from Frankfurt FRA to Istanbul IST?
The cheapest return flight from Frankfurt FRA to Istanbul IST is £133.36 ($169 €157.65)
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Flight Info FAQ - Frankfurt (FRA) to Istanbul (IST)

Who flies from Frankfurt to Istanbul?
The following airlines fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Istanbul (IST): Air Canada, All Nippon Airways, Icelandair, LATAM Airlines, Lufthansa, RwandAir, Turkish Airlines, United Airlines.
How far is the flight from Frankfurt to Istanbul?
The flight from Frankfurt to Istanbul is 1,837KM or 1,142 miles.
How long does the flight from Frankfurt to Istanbul to take?
The flight from Frankfurt to Istanbul takes 2 Hours 58 Minutes.

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