# How far is Istanbul from Samsun?

The distance between Samsun (Samsun-Çarşamba Airport) and Istanbul (Istanbul Airport) is 407 miles / 656 kilometers / 354 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Samsun (SZF) to Istanbul (IST) is 488 miles / 785 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 9 hours 6 minutes.

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## Distance from Samsun to Istanbul

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 407.328 miles
• 655.531 kilometers
• 353.958 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
• 406.280 miles
• 653.844 kilometers
• 353.048 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 Samsun to Istanbul?

The estimated flight time from Samsun-Çarşamba Airport to Istanbul Airport is 1 hour and 16 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Samsun-Çarşamba Airport (SZF) and Istanbul Airport (IST)

On average, flying from Samsun to Istanbul generates about 85 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 85 kilograms equals 187 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

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

See the map of the shortest flight path between Samsun-Çarşamba Airport (SZF) and Istanbul Airport (IST).

## Airport information

Origin Samsun-Çarşamba Airport
City: Samsun
Country: Turkey
IATA Code: SZF
ICAO Code: LTFH
Coordinates: 41°15′16″N, 36°34′1″E
Destination Istanbul Airport
City: Istanbul
Country: Turkey
IATA Code: IST
ICAO Code: LTFM
Coordinates: 41°15′36″N, 28°44′33″E