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There are 11 ways to get from Luxembourg to Istanbul by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly Luxembourg to Istanbul

  1. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to Istanbul (IST)

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Train to Cologne Bonn, fly to Sabiha Gokcen

  1. Take the train from Luxembourg to Bonn-Beuel
  2. Fly from Cologne Bonn (CGN) to Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)

Fly Luxembourg to Sabiha Gokcen

  1. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)

Train to Cologne Bonn, fly to Istanbul

  1. Take the train from Luxembourg to Bonn-Beuel
  2. Fly from Cologne Bonn (CGN) to Istanbul (IST)

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Sabiha Gokcen

  1. Take the train from Luxembourg to Duesseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)

Train, train to Frankfurt, fly to Istanbul

  1. Take the train from Luxembourg to Trier Hbf
  2. Take the train from Trier Hbf to Koblenz Hbf
  3. Take the train from Koblenz Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  4. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Istanbul (IST)

Bus via Sarajevo

  1. Take the bus from Luxembourg to Sarajevo
  2. Take the bus from Sarajevo to Istanbul

Bus, night train

  1. Take the bus from Luxembourg to Sofia
  2. Take the night train from Sofia to Halkali

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof
  2. Take the bus from Mannheim Central Bus Station to Burgas Bus Station South
  3. Take the bus from Burgas South to Istanbul

Train, night train

  1. Take the train from Luxembourg to Trier Hbf
  2. Take the train from Trier Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
  3. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Budapest-Keleti
  4. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Videle
  5. Take the night train from Videle to Halkali

Drive

  1. Drive from Luxembourg to Istanbul

Luxembourg (LUX) to Istanbul (IST) flights

The flight time between Luxembourg (LUX) and Istanbul (IST) is around 4h 46m and covers a distance of around 1978 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 5m. The fastest flight normally takes 3h 15m. Services are operated by Turkish Airlines, Aegean Airlines and Lufthansa. Typically 16 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average flight journey times

Time on flight:
3h 41m
Layover time:
1h 5m
Total time:
4h 46m

Flight route information

Fastest flight journey time:
3h 15m
Flight distance:
1978 km
Flights per week:
16
Cheapest price:
2.311 ₺
Carbon emissions:
401 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
11:05
Last flight departs at:
17:55

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Luxembourg (LUX) to Istanbul (IST) flight schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Luxembourg to Istanbul is to bus via Sarajevo which costs €95 - €130 and takes 38h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Luxembourg to Istanbul is to fly which costs €120 - €800 and takes 6h 8m.

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The distance between Luxembourg and Istanbul is 2013 km. The road distance is 2453.3 km.

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The best way to get from Luxembourg to Istanbul without a car is to bus via Sarajevo which takes 38h 19m and costs €95 - €130.

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It takes approximately 6h 8m to get from Luxembourg to Istanbul, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Luxembourg to Istanbul is to fly which takes 6h 8m and costs €120 - €800. Alternatively, you can bus via Sarajevo, which costs €95 - €130 and takes 38h 19m.

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The quickest flight from Luxembourg Airport to Istanbul Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 15m.

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Istanbul is 1h ahead of Luxembourg. It is currently 4:13 PM in Luxembourg and 5:13 PM in Istanbul.

Yes, the driving distance between Luxembourg to Istanbul is 2453 km. It takes approximately 22h 32m to drive from Luxembourg to Istanbul.

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Aegean Airlines, Lufthansa and Turkish Airlines offer flights from Luxembourg Airport to Istanbul Airport.

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Map of how to get from Luxembourg to Istanbul.
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  • Distance: 2013.1 km
  • Duration: 6h 8m

What companies run services between Luxembourg and Istanbul, Turkey?

Turkish Airlines, Aegean Airlines and Lufthansa fly from Luxembourg to Istanbul twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Luxembourg to Istanbul via Sarajevo, Istanbul, and Otogar in around 38h 19m.

Airlines
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Sabiha Gokcen via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
1.200 ₺ - 4.200 ₺
Flights from Luxembourg to Sabiha Gokcen via Budapest
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
1.200 ₺ - 4.200 ₺
Flights from Luxembourg to Sabiha Gokcen via Venice
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
1.300 ₺ - 4.300 ₺
Flights from Luxembourg to Sabiha Gokcen via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.400 ₺ - 4.800 ₺
Flights from Luxembourg to Sabiha Gokcen via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
1.200 ₺ - 4.200 ₺
Flights from Luxembourg to Sabiha Gokcen via Marseille
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
1.500 ₺ - 5.000 ₺
Flights from Luxembourg to Sabiha Gokcen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
1.200 ₺ - 4.300 ₺
Flights from Luxembourg to Sabiha Gokcen via Athens
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.900 ₺ - 5.500 ₺
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
550 ₺ - 2.700 ₺
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Sabiha Gokcen via Izmir
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
550 ₺ - 2.700 ₺
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Sabiha Gokcen via Ankara
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
550 ₺ - 2.700 ₺
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Sabiha Gokcen via Antalya
Ave. Duration
5h 56m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
550 ₺ - 2.700 ₺
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Sabiha Gokcen via Bodrum
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
550 ₺ - 2.700 ₺
Flights from Dusseldorf to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
700 ₺ - 3.600 ₺
Flights from Dusseldorf to Sabiha Gokcen via Izmir
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
700 ₺ - 3.600 ₺
Flights from Dusseldorf to Sabiha Gokcen via Antalya
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday
Estimated price
700 ₺ - 3.600 ₺
Flights from Dusseldorf to Sabiha Gokcen via Kayseri
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
700 ₺ - 3.600 ₺
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2.400 ₺ - 16.000 ₺
Flights from Luxembourg to Sabiha Gokcen via Istanbul, Edremit
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
2.100 ₺ - 8.500 ₺
Flights from Luxembourg to Sabiha Gokcen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2.000 ₺ - 8.000 ₺
Flights from Luxembourg to Sabiha Gokcen via Antalya
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
2.300 ₺ - 9.500 ₺
Flights from Luxembourg to Sabiha Gokcen via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday
Estimated price
2.000 ₺ - 8.000 ₺
Flights from Luxembourg to Sabiha Gokcen via Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
2.100 ₺ - 8.000 ₺
Flights from Luxembourg to Sabiha Gokcen via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
2.000 ₺ - 8.000 ₺
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.000 ₺ - 4.500 ₺
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Istanbul via Antalya
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.000 ₺ - 4.500 ₺
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Istanbul via Ankara
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
1.000 ₺ - 4.500 ₺
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.000 ₺ - 3.200 ₺
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Sabiha Gokcen via Antalya
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
When
Monday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.000 ₺ - 3.200 ₺
Flights from Dusseldorf to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
950 ₺ - 3.900 ₺
Flights from Dusseldorf to Sabiha Gokcen via Ankara
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
950 ₺ - 3.900 ₺
Flights from Dusseldorf to Sabiha Gokcen via Antalya
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
950 ₺ - 3.900 ₺
Flights from Frankfurt to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.100 ₺ - 13.000 ₺
Flights from Frankfurt to Istanbul via Ankara
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.100 ₺ - 13.000 ₺
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.500 ₺ - 12.000 ₺
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Istanbul via Athens
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
2.300 ₺ - 4.600 ₺
Air Moldova
Website
airmoldova.md
Flights from Frankfurt to Istanbul via Chisinau
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
2.100 ₺ - 7.000 ₺
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Istanbul via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
2.700 ₺ - 27.000 ₺
Train operators
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Phone
+352 24 89 24 89
Website
cfl.lu
Train from Luxembourg to Bonn-Beuel
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
33 ₺
Website
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Train from Luxembourg to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
33 ₺
Website
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Train from Luxembourg to Trier Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
33 ₺
Website
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Train from Trier Hbf to Koblenz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
33 ₺
Website
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Süwex
Website
delfi.de
Train from Luxembourg to Trier, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Trier, Hauptbahnhof to Koblenz Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Trier, Hauptbahnhof to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 48m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Trier Hbf to Koblenz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
190 ₺ - 270 ₺
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Trier Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 48m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
370 ₺ - 550 ₺
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bahn DE
Phone
0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.de
Train from Trier, Hauptbahnhof to Koblenz Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
240 ₺ - 340 ₺
Website
Bahn DE
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 Koblenz Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
300 ₺ - 420 ₺
Website
Deutsche Bahn
DB Fernverkehr
Website
delfi.de
Train from Koblenz Hauptbahnhof to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Koblenz Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
470 ₺ - 700 ₺
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Koblenz Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
120 ₺ - 180 ₺
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
120 ₺ - 180 ₺
1st Class
190 ₺ - 280 ₺
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Night train from Sofia to Halkali
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
130 ₺ - 200 ₺
Website
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
2nd Class
130 ₺ - 160 ₺
1st Class
160 ₺ - 200 ₺
Night train from Videle to Halkali
Ave. Duration
17h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
160 ₺ - 250 ₺
Website
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
2nd Class
160 ₺ - 200 ₺
1st Class
200 ₺ - 250 ₺
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
10h 7m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
1.300 ₺ - 2.000 ₺
Website
Railjet
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Bus operators
Halilovic Bus
Phone
+387 35 630-532
Email
info@halilovicbus.ba
Website
halilovicbus.ba
Bus from Luxembourg to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
23h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
753 ₺
Schedules at
halilovicbus.ba
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Luxembourg to Sofia
Ave. Duration
30h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
2.000 ₺ - 2.700 ₺
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
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 Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
140 ₺ - 180 ₺
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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Karat-S
Phone
+359 2 8120810
Email
operations@eurolines.bg
Website
karat-s.com
Bus from Mannheim Central Bus Station to Burgas Bus Station South
Ave. Duration
35h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
950 ₺ - 1.400 ₺
Website
Karat-S
Burgas Bus

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