Flights from Frankfurt to Istanbul

Selected fares from Frankfurt to Istanbul

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
FRA IST Sat, Oct 17 - Sat, Oct 24 $160
FRA IST Tue, May 12 - Wed, May 20 $162
FRA IST Tue, May 12 - Wed, May 20 $207
FRA IST Sat, Sep 5 - Fri, Sep 11 $220
FRA IST Tue, May 12 - Wed, May 20 $249
FRA IST Tue, May 12 - Wed, May 20 $328
FRA IST Thu, May 14 - Thu, May 21 $512
FRA IST Fri, May 15 - Sun, May 17 $1,618
FRA IST Fri, May 8 - Sun, May 10 $3,028
FRA IST Wed, Jul 15 - Sat, Jul 25 $4,152

Frankfurt and Istanbul airports and terminals

Airports in Frankfurt , DE

map of airports in Frankfurt
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    Frankfurt Int'l Airport (FRA)

    Distance from City Center: 6.6 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from FRA to IST

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal 1 Lufthansa, Pegasus Airlines, Turkish Airlines
    Terminal 2 Pegasus Airlines, airberlin
  • 2

    Hahn airport (HHN)

    Distance from City Center: 63.8 miles

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Airports in Istanbul , TR

map of airports in Istanbul
  • 1

    Ataturk airport (IST)

    Distance from City Center: 8.6 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from FRA to IST

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal I Lufthansa, Turkish Airlines
  • 2

    Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW)

    Distance from City Center: 19 miles

    Carriers for flights from FRA to SAW

    Pegasus Airlines, Turkish Airlines, airberlin
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Lowest roundtrip airfare in June from Frankfurt to Istanbul

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Jun 19 Frankfurt (FRA) Istanbul (SAW) Turkish Airlines $162
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Return Sat, Jun 27 Istanbul (SAW) Frankfurt (FRA) Turkish Airlines
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Lowest roundtrip airfare in July from Frankfurt to Istanbul

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Jul 11 Frankfurt (FRA) Istanbul (IST) Lufthansa $270
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Return Mon, Jul 27 Istanbul (IST) Frankfurt (FRA) Lufthansa
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Flying from Frankfurt to Istanbul

Getting to Frankfurt's Airport

Located approximately 12 miles from downtown at Hugo Eckener Ring in Frankfurt, Germany, the Rhein-Main-Flughafen is a major international airport with connections to over 110 countries. Using, travelers can find cheap flights from Frankfurt available through most major domestic and international airlines. The popular carrier, Lufthansa, makes their home here, and shares Terminal 1 with Star Alliance and their affiliates. Terminal 2 is served by Oneworld and SkyTeam partners, including Delta Air Lines, British Airways, Air France and Qantas Airways.

Parking at Flughafen

With help from, the best deals on parking and transportation can be found at Flughafen. Parking directly at the terminals costs from €2.50 for 30 minutes to €25.00 for a full day. Pull in, park and pay at the end of your stay. Discount holiday parking with a free shuttle to the terminals costs approximately €64.00 each week. Specialty business rates for secure, extra-wide slots and car maintenance can be discussed with the airport on an individual basis.

Transportation to and From Frankfurt's Airport

A number of car rental companies service Flughafen, including Alamo, Avis, Budget and Europcar. Travelers can use to search for the best car rental prices. Airlines and hotels regularly offer free shuttles to and from the airport to various locations around the city. Taxi, bus and rail service can be purchased, as well, ranging from an economical city pass to more expensive single rides.

Restaurants Near Flughafen

Both terminals have their own restaurants where passengers can grab a bite to eat. From low-cost options like Burger King and Asia Snack Box to more traditional dining like Cotidiano and Chillers, visitors to Franfurt can get their first taste of the city before they even pick up their bags. Along with finding cheap flights from Frankfurt, can help travelers discover the best places to eat near the airport.

Istanbul Area Airports offers cheap flights to Istanbul and vacation packages that let you explore this fascinating city, which spans two separate continents. The main airport for the city, Istanbul Atatürk International Airport, is located on the European side of the city, about 24 kilometers from the downtown area. Sabiha Gokcen International Airport is on the Asian side of Istanbul, about 35 kilometers southeast of the city center. Istanbul Atatürk International Airport handles flights from over 70 airlines, including British Airways, United Airlines, Turkish Airlines, and Air France. Sabiha Gokcen International Airport serves over 30 airlines, including Sky Airlines, EasyJet, Turkish Airlines, and SunExpress.

Getting to the Airport

From Istanbul Atatürk International Airport, arriving visitors can opt to take the metro train or sea bus into Istanbul. The Sabiha Gokcen airport shuttle makes regular trips from Sabiha Gokcen International Airport to various points within the city, and it costs 10 euro per person. Visitors can also get into the city from Sabiha Gokcen International Airport via sea bus or public bus. Both airports are also accessible via taxi.

Weather Conditions in Istanbul

In the summer, high temperatures average around 82 degrees Fahrenheit in June and July and drop to lows of around 65 degrees Fahrenheit at night. Rain is uncommon in the summer, although the humidity remains high during the summer months. Winters are often cold and snowy. In January, temperatures average between 37 to 47 degrees Fahrenheit. Spring and fall tend to be mild, and the bargain prices offered during these seasons make them ideal for a visit.

Vacationing in Istanbul

Take in a bit of history with a visit to Topkapi Palace, the Grand Bazaar, or one of the many Ottoman mosques scattered throughout the city. Archaeology museums are another popular attraction, or you can get tickets for a cruise on the Bosphorus to get a view of the city from the water. Once you know the sights you want to see in Turkey, check out for cheap flights to Istanbul at any time of the year.

Interesting facts about flights from Frankfurt to Istanbul

    • 12 direct flights are operating from Frankfurt to Istanbul today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 3h 0m.
    • Turkish Airlines flight 1598 (7:25 AM GMT, Airbus Industrie A321) is today's earliest available flight from Frankfurt to Istanbul.
    • Turkish Airlines flight 1612 (10:35 PM GMT, Airbus Industrie A330) is today's latest available flight from Frankfurt to Istanbul.
    • Today's shortest direct flight from Frankfurt to Istanbul (Lufthansa flight 1298, Airbus Industrie A321) takes 2h 55m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from Frankfurt to Istanbul (Turkish Airlines flight 1588, Airbus Industrie A330) takes 3h 10m.
    • Flights from Frankfurt Int'l Airport (FRA), Hahn airport (HHN) to Ataturk airport (IST), Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW) are available for this route.

Flight schedule for flights from Frankfurt to Istanbul on Mon, May 4, 2015

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines/KLM Royal Dutch Airlines KL1772/KL1617 FRA 5:45 PM IST 12:45 AM EMJ/737 6hr 0min
Lufthansa/KLM Royal Dutch Airlines LH998/KL1617 FRA 5:20 PM IST 12:45 AM 319/737 6hr 25min
Lufthansa/Alitalia LH238/AZ702 FRA 4:25 PM IST 1:10 AM 319/319 7hr 45min
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines/Turkish Airlines KL1774/TK1956 FRA 7:20 PM IST 4:20 AM EMJ/321 8hr 0min
Lufthansa/Turkish Airlines LH1002/TK1956 FRA 9:05 PM IST 4:20 AM 320/321 6hr 15min
Turkish Airlines TK1598 FRA 7:25 AM IST 11:25 AM 321 3hr 0min
Lufthansa LH1298 FRA 9:05 AM IST 1:00 PM 321 2hr 55min
Austrian Airlines/Turkish Airlines OS7260/TK1884 FRA 6:50 AM IST 1:50 PM 321/321 6hr 0min
Austrian Airlines/Asiana Airlines OS7260/OZ6922 FRA 6:50 AM IST 1:50 PM 321/321 6hr 0min
Turkish Airlines/Turkish Airlines TK1620/TK2143 FRA 7:40 AM IST 2:05 PM 320/738 5hr 25min
Lufthansa/Turkish Airlines LH324/TK1868 FRA 8:25 AM IST 2:10 PM 321/321 4hr 45min
Lufthansa/Turkish Airlines LH230/TK1862 FRA 7:40 AM IST 2:30 PM 321/321 5hr 50min
Lufthansa/Turkish Airlines LH282/TK1322 FRA 8:30 AM IST 2:55 PM 733/320 5hr 25min