Turkish Airlines offers three direct flights in average every day from Copenhagen to Istanbul. Flights take off every day from Copenhagen Kastrup Airport (CPH) and land at Istanbul Airport (IST) within nearly three hours and thirty minutes. Ongoing all year round, flights remain quite the same throughout the year, no big changes occur on a seasonal basis.
Istanbul serves as a hub for Turkish Airlines flights. Therefore, flights between these two cities are frequently used by those travelling to different destinations from Copenhagen as well. You may review the flights from Copenhagen to see all destinations you can reach with a connecting flight over Istanbul.
As a Scandinavian city resembling the fairytale lands, Copenhagen ranks among the top cities with the highest welfare level in the region. There are many utterly beautiful attractions in the city where people generally prefer bicycles for transportation. Especially the port district Nyhavn, a remarkable spot by its colorful houses, is highly appealing to the visitors. Nyhavn remains live almost all year round by the enjoyable cafés and restaurants serving in the basement floors of the buildings.
Tivoli Park is another icon in the capital, which is one of the most attractive theme parks, flooded by people of all ages from kids to adults. Although closed in cold and rainy weathers, Tivoli Park is a popular crowd-pulling spot particularly in the months of summer. During your stay at Copenhagen hosting numerous museums, you may have a chance to witness the history of world and Vikings in the National Museum, and visit Christiansborg Palace still in use by the royal family at Slotsholmen Island.
Serving in the touristic Danish city of Copenhagen, Copenhagen Kastrup Airport (CPH) arouses interest by its unique design and manages busy air traffic throughout the year.
There are a couple of different alternatives for reaching Copenhagen Kastrup Airport (CPH) from the city center, including the railway, buses or cabs.
It is possible to use the subway line M2 for reaching the airport from Noreeport in the city center. Operating in every four minutes during the day, this line reaches terminal 3 in the airport within nearly 13 minutes. Trains you may get on from Tivoli Park or Central Railway Station also reach the airport within 15 minutes.
The bus service 5A would be another option for reaching the airport from the center, even not preferred as much as the railway service. Setting off from Central Railway Station, these buses reach airport within 30 minutes in average.
In addition to all these, you may always use the cabs to reach the airport from anywhere in the city.
Ranking among the top delightful destinations in Europe, Istanbul is the largest metropolis and the most populous city in Turkey. Extending over two continents by its perfectly-situated location, this charming city hosts millions of tourists every year by its legendary beauty envied by everyone throughout the history, together with its prosperous heritage of thousands of years. As a metropolis full of life and ceaseless mobility, Istanbul’s pace flows together with the turquoise Bosporus at two sides, offering a picturesque landscape.
This metropolis hosts numerous events every day, where a large number of international festivals, congresses, biennials and summits take place. These organizations on international scale which increases the high demand even more are held with the huge participation of attendants from all over the world. Istanbul leaves indelible imprints by its structures beyond comparison, including but not limited to the Bosporus and the fascinating mansions along, Dolmabahçe and Topkapı Palaces successfully preserving their glories, and Sultanahmet (Blue) Mosque enthralling by its architectural details.
Istanbul naturally hosts busy air traffic all year round. There are two international airports to meet the high demand in the city: Istanbul Airport (IST) and Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen Airport (SAW).Passengers holding a flight ticket to Istanbul from Copenhagen with Turkish Airlines land at Istanbul Airport (IST).
Istanbul Airport is located on the European side, between Tayakadın, a neighborhood on the Black Sea coast, and Akpınar villages. Istanbul Airport is 35 km from the city center.
From the airport there are many modes of transportation, such as taxi, rent-a-car and airport shuttles. There are rent-a-car companies available at Istanbul Airport (IST) that set off from the city center, ensuring you a smooth journey. If you are looking for a cheaper, quicker option then you can benefit from the Havaist and IETT bus services. Travel comfortably with the airport shuttles that run day and night; these shuttles reach many places in the city. In addition, you could pay 100-110 TL for a 30-minute taxi drive from the city center.
For more information on transportation from Istanbul Airport, check our transport information page.