# How far is Istanbul from Lyon?

The distance between Lyon (Lyon–Saint-Exupéry Airport) and Istanbul (Istanbul Atatürk Airport) is 1234 miles / 1986 kilometers / 1072 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Lyon (LYS) to Istanbul (ISL) is 1475 miles / 2374 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 24 hours 51 minutes.

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2 h 50 min
163 kg

## Distance from Lyon to Istanbul

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1234.170 miles
• 1986.204 kilometers
• 1072.465 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
• 1231.157 miles
• 1981.355 kilometers
• 1069.846 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 Lyon to Istanbul?

The estimated flight time from Lyon–Saint-Exupéry Airport to Istanbul Atatürk Airport is 2 hours and 50 minutes.

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

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

## Flight carbon footprint between Lyon–Saint-Exupéry Airport (LYS) and Istanbul Atatürk Airport (ISL)

On average, flying from Lyon 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 Lyon to Istanbul

See the map of the shortest flight path between Lyon–Saint-Exupéry Airport (LYS) and Istanbul Atatürk Airport (ISL).

## Airport information

Origin Lyon–Saint-Exupéry Airport
City: Lyon
Country: France
IATA Code: LYS
ICAO Code: LFLL
Coordinates: 45°43′35″N, 5°5′26″E
Destination Istanbul Atatürk Airport
City: Istanbul
Country: Turkey
IATA Code: ISL
ICAO Code: LTBA
Coordinates: 40°58′36″N, 28°48′52″E