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Lyon to Istanbul Last modified: Dec 10, 2019 2:37 -05:00

We've scanned 48,195,047,545 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Istanbul. Pegasus & Air France frequently offer the best deals to Istanbul flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

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How Much is a Flight from Lyon to Istanbul?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Lyon to Istanbul, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be €147.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Lyon to Istanbul?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we think FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from Lyon to Istanbul based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should I book tickets from Lyon to Istanbul?

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Lyon to Istanbul.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days €190 €229
7-14 days €279 €356
14-21 days €236 €292
21-30 days €166 €161
30-60 days €135 €157
60-90 days €145 €151
90+ days €141 €160

Cheapest Day To Fly from Lyon to Istanbul

We've examined 57,595,778,181 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Lyon to Istanbul is Tuesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

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Compare Flight Prices from Lyon to Istanbul by Month

Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for Lyon to Istanbul flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
December Lyon Istanbul Pegasus 12/11/19 12/20/19 0 €177
January Lyon Istanbul Pegasus 1/17/20 1/30/20 0 €135
February Lyon Istanbul Pegasus 2/8/20 2/12/20 0 €146
March Lyon Istanbul Pegasus 3/19/20 3/23/20 0 €145
April Lyon Istanbul Pegasus 4/6/20 4/11/20 0 €169
May Lyon Istanbul Pegasus 5/9/20 5/14/20 0 €156
June Lyon Istanbul Pegasus 6/1/20 6/10/20 0 €156
July Lyon Istanbul Alitalia 7/5/20 7/13/20 1 €216

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Lyon to Istanbul

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Lyon to Istanbul. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

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€189 €359
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€359 €345
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€345 €322
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Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Lyon to Istanbul

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from Lyon to Istanbul is €194.

The average price for direct flights from Lyon to Istanbul is €189.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Lyon to Istanbul.

Weekly Direct Flights from Lyon to Istanbul - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Pegasus 2 1 1 1 2 2 1 07:25 21:40
Turkish 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 06:55 13:05

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Lyon to Istanbul

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Lyon to Istanbul. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from Lyon to Istanbul is €94.

The average price for round trip flights from Lyon to Istanbul is €170.

Lyon to Istanbul Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is the flight from Lyon to Istanbul?
Answer: The average Lyon to Istanbul flight time is 3 hours and 10 minutes.
Question: How far is Istanbul from Lyon?
Answer: The distance from Lyon to Istanbul is 1,961 kilometers (1,219 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from Lyon to Istanbul?
Answer: There are 24 direct flights from Lyon to Istanbul.
Question: What are the most popular Lyon airlines for direct flights from Lyon to Istanbul?
Answer: Turkish Airlines provides 58% of the non-stop flights between Lyon and Istanbul.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Lyon to Istanbul?
Answer: Frankfurt, DE

Airlines in Lyon flying to Istanbul Last modified: Dec 10, 2019 2:37 -05:00Number of routes searched: 31Number of itineraries searched: 620,314

Wondering which airlines fly out of Lyon to Istanbul? We've gathered the average price of Lyon airlines with flights to Istanbul. Different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary showing which days of the week individual carriers offer flights for the next 30 days.

Lyon to Istanbul
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Pegasus -
Turkish -
Aegean ATH
Air France CDG
Air Algerie ALG
Air Algerie CZL
Air Algerie ORN
Royal Air Maroc CMN
Alitalia FCO
British Airways LHR
Nouvelair TUN
Emirates DXB
Air Malta MLA
Lufthansa FRA
Aeroflot SVO
TunisAir TUN

Lyon to Istanbul Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Lyon and Istanbul. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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Cheap Flights from Lyon to Istanbul