# How far is Istanbul from Cologne?

The distance between Cologne (Cologne Bonn Airport) and Istanbul (Istanbul Atatürk Airport) is 1241 miles / 1997 kilometers / 1078 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Cologne (CGN) to Istanbul (ISL) is 1484 miles / 2389 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 24 hours 34 minutes.

1241
Miles
1997
Kilometers
1078
Nautical miles
2 h 50 min
163 kg

## Distance from Cologne to Istanbul

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Cologne to Istanbul. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1240.787 miles
• 1996.853 kilometers
• 1078.214 nautical miles

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

Haversine formula
• 1238.489 miles
• 1993.155 kilometers
• 1076.218 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).

## How long does it take to fly from Cologne to Istanbul?

The estimated flight time from Cologne Bonn Airport to Istanbul Atatürk Airport is 2 hours and 50 minutes.

## What is the time difference between Cologne and Istanbul?

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

## Flight carbon footprint between Cologne Bonn Airport (CGN) and Istanbul Atatürk Airport (ISL)

On average, flying from Cologne to Istanbul generates about 163 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 163 kilograms equals 359 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Cologne to Istanbul

See the map of the shortest flight path between Cologne Bonn Airport (CGN) and Istanbul Atatürk Airport (ISL).

## Airport information

Origin Cologne Bonn Airport
City: Cologne
Country: Germany
IATA Code: CGN
ICAO Code: EDDK
Coordinates: 50°51′57″N, 7°8′33″E
Destination Istanbul Atatürk Airport
City: Istanbul
Country: Turkey
IATA Code: ISL
ICAO Code: LTBA
Coordinates: 40°58′36″N, 28°48′52″E