The cheapest times to fly from NCE to IST are

  • January 8th to April 1st (except the weeks of February 26th and March 12th)
  • April 16th to May 13th
  • June 4th to June 24th
  • September 10th to September 23rd

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 NCE to IST is late November to early December. Prices can be as high as $469 for Sunday flights during mid August, or as low as $169 for Tuesday flights around late November to early December.


When to Fly to Istanbul

Flying from Nice (NCE) to Istanbul (IST) will usually cost between $170 to $361 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late November to early December with an average ticket price of $170. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid August, with an average price of $365. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $195 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $203 can be considered a good price for a round-trip NCE to IST flight.

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

NCE to IST Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the NCE to IST flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Nice. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $36 (15%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $211. Return trip prices are from the IST to NCE 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 NCE to IST can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 59 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 24 major airlines flying this route most often: Aegean, Aeroflot, Air Algerie, Air France, Air Malta, Air Moldova, Air Serbia, atlasglobal, Belavia, British Airways, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, Luxair, MEA, Nouvelair Tunisie, Royal Air Maroc, SAS, Singapore Airlines, Tap Air Portugal, TAROM, Tunisair, Turkish Airlines, Ukraine International, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Ataturk Airport to Nice Cote D Azur Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1115 miles or 1794 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop NCE to IST flight is about 2 hour 59 minutes.

How many flights go between Nice and Istanbul?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 61 available flights from NCE to IST.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code NCE
Origination airport name Nice Cote D Azur Airport
City Nice
Country France
Latitude 43.7
Longitude 7.2

Return Airport

Destination code IST
Destination airport name Ataturk Airport
City Istanbul
Country Turkey
Latitude 41
Longitude 28.8


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