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There are 8 ways to get from Istanbul to Paris by plane, bus, train, night train or car

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Fly to Paris Charles de Gaulle  •  4h 33m

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

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Bus via Munich  •  37h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Munich
  2. Take the bus from Zob to Paris N91 / ...

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Fly to Paris Orly  •  5h 24m

  1. Fly from Istanbul (IST) to Paris Orly (ORY) IST - ORY

Bus, train  •  31h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Munich
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Paris Est 83

Bus  •  2 days 0h

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

Night train, train  •  2 days 3h

  1. Take the night train from Halkali to Videle
  2. Take the train from Videle to Budapest-Keleti Ir
  3. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Stuttgart Hbf Rjx
  4. Take the train from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to Paris Est 83

Night train  •  2 days 7h

  1. Take the night train from Halkali to Gara Bucureşti Nord
  2. Take the night train from Bucuresti Nord to Wien Hbf
  3. Take the night train from Wien Hbf to Paris l'Est Nj

Drive  •  25h 13m

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Paris Gallieni 2750.2 km

Istanbul (IST) to Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG) flights

183 Weekly Planes
5h 44m Average Duration
€153 Cheapest Price
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Turkey → France
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Conditions of entry into France from Turkey

  • There are no current restrictions
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Rules to follow in France

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The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, entry into France is currently allowed from Turkey.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Paris is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Paris is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Paris is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

No, returning to Turkey from France is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 25 Sep 2022
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The cost-effective way to get from Istanbul to Paris is to bus via Munich, which costs 1.100 ₺ - 2.000 ₺ and takes 37h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Paris is to fly which costs 2.500 ₺ - 12.000 ₺ and takes 4h 33m.

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No, there is no direct train from Istanbul to Paris. However, there are services departing from Yenikapi and arriving at Paris Est via Halkali, Videle, Budapest-Keleti and Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 3h.

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The distance between Istanbul and Paris is 2253 km. The road distance is 2750.2 km.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Paris without a car is to bus and train which takes 31h 16m and costs 3.200 ₺ - 4.700 ₺.

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It takes approximately 4h 33m to get from Istanbul to Paris, including transfers.

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Istanbul to Paris train services, operated by Bulgarian Railways (BDZh), depart from Halkali station.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Paris is to fly which takes 4h 33m and costs 2.500 ₺ - 12.000 ₺. Alternatively, you can bus via Munich, which costs 1.100 ₺ - 2.000 ₺ and takes 37h 2m.

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The quickest flight from Istanbul Airport to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 25m.

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Paris is 1h behind Istanbul. It is currently 6:27 PM in Istanbul and 5:27 PM in Paris.

Map of how to get from Istanbul to Paris.
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  • Distance: 2253.2 km
  • Duration: 4h 33m

What companies run services between Istanbul, Turkey and Paris, France?

Turkish Airlines, Air France and 12 other airlines fly from Istanbul to Magenta hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Istanbul to Paris Bercy via Otogar, Istanbul, and Zob in around 37h 2m.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul to Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€190 - €1400
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Istanbul to Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€230 - €1400
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Istanbul to Paris Charles de Gaulle via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €800
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Istanbul to Paris Charles de Gaulle via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 52m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€260 - €1400
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Istanbul to Paris Charles de Gaulle via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€210 - €1000
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Istanbul to Paris Charles de Gaulle via Athens
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€170 - €850
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Istanbul to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €700
Tunisair
Website
tunisair.com
Flights from Istanbul to Paris Orly via Tunis
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€290 - €1200
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from München Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
5h 53m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€140 - €200
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€100 - €140
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Night train from Halkali to Videle
Ave. Duration
18h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€15 - €22
Website
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
2nd Class
€15 - €18
1st Class
€18 - €22
Night train from Halkali to Gara Bucureşti Nord
Ave. Duration
19h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€16 - €24
Website
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
2nd Class
€16 - €19
1st Class
€19 - €24
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Videle to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
14h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€16 - €50
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
€16 - €21
1st Class
€44 - €49
Night train from Bucuresti Nord to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
18h 31m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€24 - €70
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
€24 - €30
1st Class
€60 - €70
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Wien Hbf to Paris l'Est
Ave. Duration
14h 2m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€100 - €140
Website
Nightjet
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zob to Paris
Ave. Duration
11h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€40 - €50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
blablacar.fr
Bus from Munich - Bus station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€23 - €29
Website
Blablabus
Matpu
Phone
02 952 50 04
Email
matpu96@abv.bg
Website
matpu.com
Bus from Istanbul to Sofia
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€21 - €30
Schedules at
matpu.com
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Sofia to Paris
Ave. Duration
36h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€220 - €280
Schedules at
georg-bg.com

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Istanbul to Paris train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Paris Est station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Istanbul to Paris is 2750 km. It takes approximately 25h 13m to drive from Istanbul to Paris.

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Air France, Tarom, Aegean Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Istanbul Airport to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport.

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There are 2332+ hotels available in Paris. Prices start at €100 per night.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Istanbul Airport is to taxi which takes 31 min and costs 150 ₺ - 190 ₺.

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