# Distance between Beirut (BEY) and Istanbul (IST)

Flight distance from Beirut to Istanbul (Beirut–Rafic Hariri International Airport – Istanbul Airport) is 632 miles / 1018 kilometers / 549 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 41 minutes.

Driving distance from Beirut (BEY) to Istanbul (IST) is 919 miles / 1479 kilometers and travel time by car is about 16 hours 24 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Beirut to Istanbul.

Shortest flight path between Beirut–Rafic Hariri International Airport (BEY) and Istanbul Airport (IST).

## How far is Istanbul from Beirut?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Beirut and Istanbul. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 632.348 miles
• 1017.666 kilometers
• 549.496 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth’s surface, using an ellipsoidal model of the earth.

Haversine formula
• 632.616 miles
• 1018.097 kilometers
• 549.728 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).

## Airport information

A Beirut–Rafic Hariri International Airport
City: Beirut
Country: Lebanon
IATA Code: BEY
ICAO Code: OLBA
Coordinates: 33°49′15″N, 35°29′18″E

B Istanbul Airport
City: Istanbul
Country: Turkey
IATA Code: IST
ICAO Code: LTFM
Coordinates: 41°15′36″N, 28°44′33″E

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Beirut and Istanbul is 1 hour. Istanbul is 1 hour ahead of Beirut.

EET

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 117 kg (257 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Beirut (BEY) → Istanbul (IST).

Distance:
632
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
632

Round trip?