# How far is Istanbul from Nicosia?

The distance between Nicosia (Ercan International Airport) and Istanbul (Istanbul Airport) is 494 miles / 795 kilometers / 429 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Nicosia (ECN) to Istanbul (IST) is 674 miles / 1084 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 36 hours 22 minutes.

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## Distance from Nicosia to Istanbul

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 493.845 miles
• 794.766 kilometers
• 429.139 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
• 494.149 miles
• 795.256 kilometers
• 429.404 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 Nicosia to Istanbul?

The estimated flight time from Ercan International Airport to Istanbul Airport is 1 hour and 26 minutes.

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

There is no time difference between Nicosia and Istanbul.

## Flight carbon footprint between Ercan International Airport (ECN) and Istanbul Airport (IST)

On average, flying from Nicosia to Istanbul generates about 98 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 98 kilograms equals 215 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

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

See the map of the shortest flight path between Ercan International Airport (ECN) and Istanbul Airport (IST).

## Airport information

Origin Ercan International Airport
City: Nicosia
Country: Cyprus
IATA Code: ECN
ICAO Code: LCEN
Coordinates: 35°9′34″N, 33°30′0″E
Destination Istanbul Airport
City: Istanbul
Country: Turkey
IATA Code: IST
ICAO Code: LTFM
Coordinates: 41°15′36″N, 28°44′33″E