The cheapest times to fly from CDG to IST are

  • January 1st to April 1st
  • April 30th to May 13th
  • September 3rd to September 23rd
  • October 29th to December 16th

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from CDG to IST is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $518 for Sunday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $173 for Wednesday flights around mid to late September.


When to Fly to Istanbul

Flying from Paris (CDG) to Istanbul (IST) will usually cost between $178 to $341 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $176. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $411. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $236 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $206 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CDG to IST flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the CDG to IST route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

CDG to IST Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CDG to IST flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Paris. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.09, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Istanbul, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Paris. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $18 (8%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $214. Return trip prices are from the IST to CDG flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from CDG to IST can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 29 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from CDG to IST? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 30 major airlines flying this route most often: Adria, Aegean, Aeroflot, Air Algerie, Air Astana, Air Europa, Air France, Air Malta, Air Serbia, atlasglobal, Austrian, Belavia, British Airways, Croatia, EgyptAir, IndiGo, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, Luxair, MEA, Nouvelair Tunisie, Royal Air Maroc, Royal Jordanian, SAS, Singapore Airlines, TAROM, Turkish Airlines, Ukraine International, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Ataturk Airport to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1389 miles or 2235 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from CDG to IST?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CDG to IST flight is about 3 hour 29 minutes.

How many flights go between Paris and Istanbul?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 66 available flights from CDG to IST.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeCDG
Origination airport nameParis Charles de Gaulle Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeIST
Destination airport nameAtaturk Airport


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