There are 11 ways to get from Paris to Istanbul 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.

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Fly Paris CDG to Istanbul  •  6 h 35 min

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

$73 - $273

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Fly Paris Orly to Sabiha Gokcen  •  7 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) ORY - SAW

$89 - $616

Fly Paris CDG to Sabiha Gokcen  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) CDG - SAW

$106 - $468

Fly Paris Orly to Istanbul  •  7 h 46 min

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

$131 - $501

Train to Brussels, fly to Istanbul  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord to Bruxelles Midi
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Istanbul (IST) BRU - IST

$177 - $446

Train, bus  •  35 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Est to Stuttgart Hbf Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Salzburg Hbf Ec / ...
  3. Take the bus from Salzburg to Istanbul

$293 - $377

Bus BG Razpisanie  •  44 h 14 min

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

$127 - $219

Bus Georg  •  2 days 0 h

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

$285 - $363

Train, night train  •  2 days 0 h

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

$367 - $541

Bus Eurolines FR  •  2 days 4 h

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

$268 - $376

Drive  •  25 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Paris to Istanbul 1722.8 miles

$370 - $550

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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Istanbul is to fly which costs 60€ - 240€ and takes 6 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Istanbul is to fly which takes 6 h 35 min and costs 60€ - 240€.

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The distance between Paris and Istanbul is 2253 km. The road distance is 2756 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 35 min to get from Paris to Istanbul, including transfers.

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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.

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

Air France, Turkish Airlines and 12 other airlines fly from Paris to Istanbul hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Paris to Istanbul via Sofia in around 44 h 14 min.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Paris CDG to Istanbul via Ankara
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Paris CDG to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Paris CDG to Sabiha Gokcen via Ankara
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Brussels to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Istanbul via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Brussels to Istanbul via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Istanbul via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Paris CDG to Sabiha Gokcen via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Flights from Brussels to Istanbul via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Air Algérie
Website
airalgerie.dz
Flights from Paris Orly to Istanbul via Annaba
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,300
Flights from Paris Orly to Istanbul via Algiers
Ave. Duration
7 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,100
Flights from Paris Orly to Istanbul via Constantine
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,300
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
AtlasGlobal
Website
atlasglb.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Istanbul via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Istanbul via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Istanbul via Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Flights from Brussels to Istanbul via Athens
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $650
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Sabiha Gokcen via Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Tunisair
Website
tunisair.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Istanbul via Tunis
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Flights from Brussels to Istanbul via Tunis
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $950
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Istanbul via Porto
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Brussels to Istanbul via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Brussels to Istanbul via Kiev
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $410
Middle East Airlines
Website
mea.com.lb
Flights from Brussels to Istanbul via Beirut
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris Nord to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$85 - $120
1st Class
$120 - $160
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Paris Est to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $230
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $95
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Paris Est to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Bucuresti Nord Gara A
Ave. Duration
19 h 3 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Night train from Gara Bucureşti Nord to Halkali
Ave. Duration
16 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $21
Website
bdz.bg
Bus operators
Alpar Turizm
Phone
0090 212 658 18 51
Email
info@alparturizm.com.tr
Website
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Salzburg to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
26 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Paris Panthéon to Sofia
Ave. Duration
34 h 14 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$95 - $160
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Metro Plus
Website
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Sofia to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Burgas to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Paris to Sofia
Ave. Duration
36 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$260 - $330
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Matpu
Phone
02 952 50 04
Email
matpu96@abv.bg
Website
matpu.com
Bus from Sofia to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
11 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
matpu.com
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Burgas
Ave. Duration
44 h 37 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$240 - $350
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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