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Travelers usually depart from Frankfurt International Airport, Frankfurt–Hahn, Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof, Frankfurt - Südbahnhof, or Frankfurt-Westbahnhof when they travel from Frankfurt to Istanbul. Book your trip to arrive at Sabiha Gökçen International, Istanbul Airport, Istanbul Bus Station, Istanbul - Alibeyköy, or Istanbul - Dudullu. The distance between Frankfurt and Istanbul is 1902 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Turkish Airlines, Pegasus, Lufthansa, SunExpress, and Ryanair. Frankfurt and Istanbul have 401 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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Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Frankfurt to Istanbul?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Frankfurt and Istanbul takes around 3.1 hours.
What is the flight distance between Frankfurt and Istanbul?
The flight distance between Frankfurt and Istanbul is 1902 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Frankfurt and Istanbul?
Several carriers operate flights between Frankfurt and Istanbul. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Turkish Airlines, Pegasus, Lufthansa.
What are the most popular routes to and from Frankfurt?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Frankfurt and New York, Los Angeles, London, Boston, Budapest, Denver, San Francisco, Tel Aviv, Washington, D.C., Chicago, Rome, Orlando, Barcelona, Dublin, Atlanta, Berlin, Athens, Kyiv, Madrid, Dallas.
What are the most popular routes to and from Istanbul?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Istanbul and New York, Los Angeles, Antalya, İzmir, Boston, Chicago, Kayseri, Tel Aviv, San Francisco, Bodrum, Ankara, Amman, Northern Cyprus, Washington, D.C., Dubai, Orlando, Miami, Beirut, Nevşehir, London.
Which airports are there in Frankfurt?
Frankfurt is mainly served by Frankfurt International Airport. But there are other airports nearby, including Frankfurt–Hahn.
What airports are near Frankfurt?
The main airport in Frankfurt is Frankfurt International Airport. It is also served by Düsseldorf International Airport, Cologne Bonn Airport, Luxembourg, Stuttgart, Nuremberg, Dortmund, Weeze, Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden, Strasbourg, Maastricht Aachen.
What airports are near Istanbul?
The main airport in Istanbul is Sabiha Gökçen International. It is also served by Yenişehir, Anadolu, Tekirdağ Çorlu.
What buses and trains depart from Frankfurt?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Frankfurt, including Deutsche Bahn, Flixtrain.
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