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Chennai to Istanbul Route

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Chennai to Istanbul11.0 hours---

The best way to reach Istanbul from Chennai is by air. Other than Delhi and Mumbai, there are no other nonstop flights to Istanbul from India, which means all the flights from Chennai to Istanbul are connecting ones via different middle-east Asian cities like Doha, Abu Dhabi or Dubai. Istanbul has two airports – Ataturk International on the European side and Sabiha Gokcen Airport on the Asian side. The former is the more popular one and receives all the major flights from around the world, including Chennai, India. The aerial distance from Chennai to Go through our detailed guide and know how to reach Istanbul from Chennai

Over the map of Asia, Chennai to Istanbul distance is nearly 6000km. It will be more if you consider the actual roadways. Even if we keep the distance aside, the international borders than one has to cross to make this road trip, that is Pakistan and Iran, already makes it impossible. Istanbul has some really efficient railway networking, the most popular of which is Marmaray, connecting Asia and Europe beneath the Bosphorus. However, there is no easy way to go from Chennai to Istanbul via train.

 

Chennai to Istanbul by Flights: The best Chennai to Istanbul flight is served by Qatar Airways. It takes 10 hours 55 minutes and a stopover at Doha to reach Istanbul. The Emirates flight via Dubai and Etihad flight via Abu Dhabi take slightly longer Chennai to Istanbul flight time– a little more than 11 hours. To reach the city centre from Ataturk airport, you can take the airport shuttle, hail a can, avail tram line T1 or Yenikapi-Haciosman (M2) metro line. As for local transportation, there are city buses, cable cars, the Marmaray Commuter Rail through the Bosphorus tunnel and the four metro lines across the city. The aerial distance between Chennai to Istanbul is around 5860 kilometers. The major airlines operating between both the countries are Turkish Airlines, IndiGo, Gulf Air, Kuwait Airways, Etihad Airways, Emirates, Air India, LOT Polish Airlines, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, Singapore Airlines, Oman Air, Malindo Air, and British Airways.

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    There are around 56 flights flying on a daily basis from Chennai to Istanbul.

    The first flight from Chennai to Istanbul is at 01:50 AM.

    The last flight from Chennai to Istanbul is at 23:15.

    One can board flights to Istanbul from Chennai International Airport.

    The deboarding airport in Chennai is Chennai International Airport when flying from Istanbul.

     

    The airlines flying from Chennai to Istanbul routes are Turkish Airlines, IndiGo, Gulf Air, Kuwait Airways, Etihad Airways, Emirates, Air India, LOT Polish Airlines, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, Singapore Airlines, Oman Air, Malindo Air, and British Airways.

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