Travel from Paris to Istanbul

Bus or fly from Paris to Istanbul?

Air France, Turkish Airlines and 10 other airlines fly from Paris to Istanbul hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Paris to Istanbul via Munich and Otogar in around 41 h 31 min.

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How to get from Paris to Istanbul

ModeDurationPrice
From Chatelet Les Halles train to Paris CDG airport, fly to Istanbul airport, then Metro to Istanbul.6 h 38 min$114
From Chatelet Les Halles train to Paris CDG airport, fly to Sabiha Gokcen airport, shuttle to Taksim, then Metro to Istanbul.7 h 58 min$168
From Stade Charlety - Porte De Gentilly bus to Paris Orly airport, fly to Sabiha Gokcen airport, shuttle to Taksim, then Metro to Istanbul.7 h 40 min$156
From Stade Charlety - Porte De Gentilly bus to Paris Orly airport, fly to Istanbul airport, then Metro to Istanbul.7 h 50 min$202
From Paris Nord train to Bruxelles-Midi, train to Brussels airport, fly to Istanbul airport, then Metro to Istanbul.7 h 45 min$243
From Paris Est train to Stuttgart Hbf, train to Salzburg, bus to Otogar, then Metro to Aksaray.35 h 18 min$369
From Paris, Paris bus to Munich, bus to Otogar, then Metro to Aksaray.41 h 31 min$223
From Paris Panthéon bus to Sofia then bus to Istanbul.44 h 14 min$208
From Paris Est train to Stuttgart Hbf, train to Budapest-Keleti, train to Videle, night train to Halkali, then taxi to Istanbul.46 h 42 min$449
From Paris Gallieni bus to Burgas then bus to Istanbul.2 days 4 h$341
From Paris drive to Istanbul.25 h 54 min$451

How long does it take to get from Paris to Istanbul?

It takes approximately 6 h 38 min to get from Paris to Istanbul, including transfers.

Is there a direct bus between Paris and Istanbul?

No, there is no direct bus from Paris to Istanbul. However, there are services departing from Paris Panthéon and arriving at Istanbul via Sofia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 44 h 14 min.

Operators from Paris to Istanbul

OperatorPhoneWebsite
Paris RERParis RER
Air FranceAir France
Turkish AirlinesTurkish Airlines
AtlasGlobalAtlasGlobal
KLMKLM
British AirwaysBritish Airways
Ukraine International AirlinesUkraine International Airlines
LufthansaLufthansa
Aegean AirlinesAegean Airlines
LuxairLuxair
TaromTarom
LOTLOT
Scandinavian AirlinesScandinavian Airlines
Istanbul Ulasim+90 212 568 99 70Istanbul Ulasim
Pegasus AirlinesPegasus Airlines
HavatasHavatas
Paris Orlybus3424Paris Orlybus
TunisairTunisair
Air AlgérieAir Algérie
TAP PortugalTAP Portugal
IberiaIberia
Transavia FranceTransavia France
easyJeteasyJet
Vueling AirlinesVueling Airlines
Aigle AzurAigle Azur
ThalysThalys
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)+32 2 528 28 28Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Middle East AirlinesMiddle East Airlines
Brussels AirlinesBrussels Airlines
German Railways (DB)+49 0180 6 99 66 33German Railways (DB)
Alpar Turizm0090 212 658 18 51Alpar Turizm
FlixBus+49 1807 123 99 123FlixBus
BG RazpisanieBG Razpisanie
Metro PlusMetro Plus
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)+36 (1) 3 49 49 49Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)0700 10 200Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Eurolines FR+ 33 1 41 86 24 21Eurolines FR