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Distance between Cologne (CGN) and Istanbul (ISL)

Flight distance from Cologne to Istanbul (Cologne Bonn Airport – Istanbul Atatürk Airport) is 1241 miles / 1997 kilometers / 1078 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 50 minutes.

Driving distance from Cologne (CGN) to Istanbul (ISL) is 1491 miles / 2400 kilometers and travel time by car is about 23 hours 30 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Cologne Bonn Airport (CGN) and Istanbul Atatürk Airport (ISL).

How far is Istanbul from Cologne?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Cologne and Istanbul. Here are two common 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 earth.

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).

Airport information


A Cologne Bonn Airport
City: Cologne
Country: Germany Flag of Germany
IATA Code: CGN
ICAO Code: EDDK
Coordinates: 50°51′57″N, 7°8′33″E

B Istanbul Atatürk Airport
City: Istanbul
Country: Turkey Flag of Turkey
IATA Code: ISL
ICAO Code: LTBA
Coordinates: 40°58′36″N, 28°48′52″E

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Cologne and Istanbul is 2 hours. Istanbul is 2 hours ahead of Cologne.

Time Difference

Cologne

 CET

Istanbul

 +03

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 163 kg (359 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Cologne (CGN) → Istanbul (ISL).

Distance:
1241
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1241

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