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Travelers usually depart from Lyon–Saint-Exupéry, Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu, Lyon - Vaulx-en-Velin La Soie, Lyon - Meyzieu Z.I., or Lyon Gare de Vaise when they travel from Lyon to Istanbul. Book your trip to arrive at Sabiha Gökçen International, Istanbul Airport, or Istanbul Büyük Otogari. The distance between Lyon and Istanbul is 2025 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Turkish Airlines, Air France, Pegasus, Iberia Airlines, and Air Arabia Maroc. Lyon and Istanbul have 203 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Istanbul, consider visiting Aya Sofya (Hagia Sophia), Topkapi Palace, and Blue Mosque, Istanbul.

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Turkish Airlines on Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

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NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingAirport check-in closesOnline check-in available
Turkish AirlinesTHYTKYesUnknownNo
Air FranceAFRAFYesUnknownNo
PegasusPGTPCNoUnknownNo
Iberia AirlinesIBEIBYesUnknownNo
Air Arabia MarocMAC3OYesUnknownNo

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Lyon to Istanbul?

A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Lyon and Istanbul takes around 3.1 hours.

What is the flight distance between Lyon and Istanbul?

The flight distance between Lyon and Istanbul is 2025 km.

What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Lyon and Istanbul?

Several carriers operate flights between Lyon and Istanbul. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Pegasus, Turkish Airlines.

What are the most popular routes to and from Lyon?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Lyon and Sabiha Gökçen International, Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas, Málaga, Mohammed V International, Marrakesh Menara, Vienna International Airport, Tunis–Carthage International, Charles de Gaulle Airport, Antalya, Milan–Malpensa, Brussels.

What are the most popular routes to and from Istanbul?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Istanbul and Sheremetyevo International, Antalya, Vienna International Airport, Brussels South Charleroi, Hurghada International, Kazan International, Sharm el-Sheikh International, Zürich Airport, Ben Gurion, Lyon–Saint-Exupéry, Ufa International.

Which airports are there in Lyon?

Lyon is mainly served by Lyon–Saint-Exupéry. But there are other airports nearby, including Lyon–Bron.

What airports are near Lyon?

The main airport in Lyon is Lyon–Saint-Exupéry. It is also served by Geneva, Turin, Bern, Alpes–Isère, Avignon – Provence, Clermont-Ferrand Auvergne, Chambéry, Dole–Jura, Saint-Étienne–Bouthéon, Nîmes–Alès–Camargue–Cévennes.

What airports are near Istanbul?

The main airport in Istanbul is Sabiha Gökçen International. It is also served by Anadolu, Tekirdağ Çorlu, Yenişehir.

What buses and trains depart from Lyon?

A number of bus and train companies depart from Lyon, including TGV inOui, SNCF.

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