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There are 9 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Istanbul by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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  • Distance: 1165.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 49 min

What companies run services between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Istanbul, Turkey?

Turkish Airlines, Lufthansa and nine other airlines fly from Frankfurt am Main to Istanbul hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Istanbul via Haskovo in around 37 hours.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Istanbul
Avg. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from Frankfurt to Istanbul via Ankara
Avg. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from Frankfurt to Sabiha Gokcen
Avg. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $350
Flights from Frankfurt to Sabiha Gokcen via Ankara
Avg. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $350
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Istanbul
Avg. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Flights from Stuttgart to Istanbul
Avg. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Stuttgart to Istanbul via Ankara
Avg. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Sabiha Gokcen
Avg. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Flights from Frankfurt to Sabiha Gokcen via Ankara
Avg. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Istanbul via Izmir
Avg. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $430
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Sabiha Gokcen via Amsterdam
Avg. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Flights from Stuttgart to Istanbul via Amsterdam
Avg. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Istanbul
Avg. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $450
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Frankfurt to Istanbul via Bucharest Otopeni
Avg. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Istanbul via Kiev
Avg. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $430
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Istanbul via London Heathrow
Avg. Duration
7 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Onur Air
Website
onurair.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Istanbul via Antalya
Avg. Duration
7 h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $370
Train operators
German Railways (DB)
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Köln/Bonn Flughafen
Avg. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$23 - $90
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Avg. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$23 - $85
Standard
$23 - $80
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to München Hbf
Avg. Duration
3 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $140
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$40 - $140
Standard
$35 - $130
First
$45 - $220
First Class
$45 - $130
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Wien Hbf
Avg. Duration
6 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$130 - $200
Website
bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Budapest-Keleti
Avg. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Bus operators
Alpar Turizm
Phone
0090 212 658 18 51
Email
info@alparturizm.com.tr
Website
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Munich to Istanbul
Avg. Duration
28 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$137
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Frankfurt to Haskovo
Avg. Duration
30 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$142
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
EAAA
Website
rta.government.bg
Bus from Frankfurt to Haskovo
Avg. Duration
28 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Schedules at
rta.government.bg
Bus from Frankfurt to Burgas
Avg. Duration
34 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Schedules at
rta.government.bg
Metro Plus
Website
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Haskovo to Istanbul
Avg. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Burgas to Istanbul
Avg. Duration
7 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg

How far is it from Frankfurt am Main to Istanbul?

The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Istanbul is 1865 km. The road distance is 2235 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Istanbul?

The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Istanbul is to fly which costs 80€ and takes 7 hours 14 minutes.

What is the fastest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Istanbul?

The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Istanbul is to fly which takes 5 hours 49 minutes and costs 85€.

Is there a direct bus between Frankfurt am Main and Istanbul?

No, there is no direct bus from Frankfurt am Main to Istanbul. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt and arriving at Istanbul via Haskovo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 37 hours.

How long does it take to get from Frankfurt am Main to Istanbul?

It takes approximately 5 hours 49 minutes to get from Frankfurt am Main to Istanbul, including transfers.