There are 14 ways to get from Istanbul to France by plane, train, bus, night train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Istanbul to Nice  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul (IST) to Nice (NCE) IST - NCE

$85 - $265

Cheapest option

Fly Istanbul to Paris CDG  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul (IST) to Paris CDG (CDG) IST - CDG

$73 - $273

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Fly Istanbul to Marseille  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul (IST) to Marseille (MRS) IST - MRS

$92 - $555

Fly Istanbul to Toulouse  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul (IST) to Toulouse (TLS) IST - TLS

$88 - $1,103

Fly Istanbul to Lyon  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul (IST) to Lyon (LYS) IST - LYS

$80 - $281

Fly Sabiha Gokcen to Lyon  •  8 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) to Lyon (LYS) SAW - LYS

$98 - $357

Fly Istanbul to Stuttgart, train  •  8 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul (IST) to Stuttgart (STR) IST - STR
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg

$98 - $270

Fly Istanbul to Zurich, train  •  8 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul (IST) to Zurich (ZRH) IST - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg

$105 - $315

Bus, train  •  36 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Munich
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Paris Est Tgv / ...

$270 - $355

Bus Alpar Turizm  •  42 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Munich
  2. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Paris, Paris 091 / ...

$155 - $195

Bus EAAA  •  2 days 5 h

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Burgas
  2. Take the bus from Burgas to Paris

$137 - $198

Night train, train  •  2 days 5 h

  1. Take the night train from Halkali to Gara Bucureşti Nord
  2. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Wien Hbf D
  3. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Salzburg Hbf Rj
  4. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf Ec / ...
  5. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Paris Est Tgv / ...

$368 - $557

Bus Eurolines FR  •  2 days 5 h

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Burgas
  2. Take the bus from Burgas to Paris Gallieni

$267 - $378

Drive  •  26 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Paris 1708.3 miles

$360 - $550

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to France is to fly which costs 350 ₺ - 1.400 ₺ and takes 6 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to France is to fly which costs 440 ₺ - 2.700 ₺ and takes 6 h 31 min.

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The distance between Istanbul and France is 2246 km. The road distance is 2733.2 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 31 min to get from Istanbul to France, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Istanbul to France. However, there are services departing from Istanbul and arriving at Notre-Dame - Quai De Montebello via Burgas and Gare De Lyon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 5 h.

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What companies run services between Istanbul, Turkey and France?

Turkish Airlines, Tunisair and nine other airlines fly from Istanbul to Nice hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Istanbul to Paris via Otogar, Istanbul, Munich, Munich, Munich central bus station, Paris, Paris, and Gare De Bercy - Popb in around 42 h 30 min.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul to Nice
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Istanbul to Marseille
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Istanbul to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,400
Flights from Istanbul to Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Istanbul to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Istanbul to Paris CDG via Ankara
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Istanbul to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Istanbul to Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Istanbul to Nice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Istanbul to Toulouse via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,900
Flights from Istanbul to Lyon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Istanbul to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Istanbul to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $410
Flights from Istanbul to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $420
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Istanbul to Nice via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Istanbul to Marseille via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Istanbul to Toulouse via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,400
Flights from Istanbul to Lyon via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Istanbul to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Lyon via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $700
Flights from Istanbul to Stuttgart via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $460
Flights from Istanbul to Zurich via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $410
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Istanbul to Marseille via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Istanbul to Toulouse via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,800
Flights from Istanbul to Lyon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Istanbul to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
AtlasGlobal
Website
atlasglb.com
Flights from Istanbul to Marseille via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Istanbul to Toulouse via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,800
Flights from Istanbul to Lyon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Istanbul to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Tunisair
Website
tunisair.com
Flights from Istanbul to Nice via Tunis
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $800
Flights from Istanbul to Marseille via Tunis
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $950
Flights from Istanbul to Lyon via Tunis
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Istanbul to Nice via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Istanbul to Toulouse via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,500
Flights from Istanbul to Lyon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $700
Air Algérie
Website
airalgerie.dz
Flights from Istanbul to Marseille via Constantine
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,500
Flights from Istanbul to Toulouse via Constantine
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$430 - $2,600
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Istanbul to Paris CDG via Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Flights from Istanbul to Zurich via Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $750
Middle East Airlines
Website
mea.com.lb
Flights from Istanbul to Nice via Beirut
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $4,700
Air Malta
Website
airmalta.com
Flights from Istanbul to Marseille via Malta
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Istanbul to Paris CDG via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Istanbul to Paris CDG via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul to Zurich via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $28
1st Class
$40 - $41
Train from München Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $95
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $230
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Night train from Halkali to Gara Bucureşti Nord
Ave. Duration
20 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $21
Website
bdz.bg
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Bus operators
Alpar Turizm
Phone
0090 212 658 18 51
Email
info@alparturizm.com.tr
Website
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Munich
Ave. Duration
28 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$106
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
11 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Metro Plus
Website
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Istanbul to Burgas
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
EAAA
Website
rta.government.bg
Bus from Burgas to Paris
Ave. Duration
44 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Schedules at
rta.government.bg
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Burgas to Paris Gallieni
Ave. Duration
44 h 38 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$240 - $340
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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