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Distance between Tehran (IKA) and Istanbul (IST)

Flight distance from Tehran to Istanbul (Tehran Imam Khomeini International Airport – Istanbul Airport) is 1278 miles / 2057 kilometers / 1111 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 55 minutes.

Driving distance from Tehran (IKA) to Istanbul (IST) is 1534 miles / 2469 kilometers and travel time by car is about 29 hours 20 minutes.

Tehran – Istanbul

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1278
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2057
Kilometers
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1111
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Flight time duration
2 h 55 min
CO2 emission
165 kg

How far is Istanbul from Tehran?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1278.096 miles
  • 2056.895 kilometers
  • 1110.635 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
  • 1275.550 miles
  • 2052.799 kilometers
  • 1108.423 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 Tehran to Istanbul?

Estimated flight time from Tehran Imam Khomeini International Airport to Istanbul Airport is 2 hours 55 minutes.

What is the time difference between Tehran and Istanbul?

The time difference between Tehran and Istanbul is 30 minutes. Istanbul is 30 minutes behind Tehran.
Tehran time to Istanbul time converter

Flight carbon footprint between Tehran Imam Khomeini International Airport (IKA) and Istanbul Airport (IST)

On average flying from Tehran to Istanbul generates about 165 kg of CO2 per passenger, 165 kilograms is equal to 365 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Tehran to Istanbul

Shortest flight path between Tehran Imam Khomeini International Airport (IKA) and Istanbul Airport (IST).

Airport information

Origin Tehran Imam Khomeini International Airport
City: Tehran
Country: Iran Flag of Iran
IATA Code: IKA
ICAO Code: OIIE
Coordinates: 35°24′57″N, 51°9′7″E
Destination Istanbul Airport
City: Istanbul
Country: Turkey Flag of Turkey
IATA Code: IST
ICAO Code: LTFM
Coordinates: 41°15′36″N, 28°44′33″E

Airlines flying from Tehran (IKA) to Istanbul (IST)

Atlasjet
Iran Air
Iran Aseman Airlines
Mahan Air
Turkish Airlines