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Distance between Frankfurt (FRA) and Istanbul (ISL)

Flight distance from Frankfurt to Istanbul (Frankfurt Airport – Istanbul Atatürk Airport) is 1160 miles / 1867 kilometers / 1008 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 41 minutes.

Driving distance from Frankfurt (FRA) to Istanbul (ISL) is 1388 miles / 2234 kilometers and travel time by car is about 22 hours 0 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Istanbul Atatürk Airport (ISL).

How far is Istanbul from Frankfurt?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1160.292 miles
  • 1867.309 kilometers
  • 1008.266 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
  • 1158.139 miles
  • 1863.844 kilometers
  • 1006.395 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 Frankfurt Airport
City: Frankfurt
Country: Germany Flag of Germany
IATA Code: FRA
ICAO Code: EDDF
Coordinates: 50°1′35″N, 8°32′35″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 Frankfurt and Istanbul is 1 hour. Istanbul is 1 hour ahead of Frankfurt.

Time Difference

Frankfurt

 CEST

Istanbul

 +03

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 160 kg (352 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Frankfurt (FRA) → Istanbul (ISL).

Distance:
1160
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1160

Round trip?