Cheap flights to Istanbul

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The peak season for flights to Istanbul is October, November and December. The low season for purchasing tickets is May, June and July.

Istanbul is served by these airports: Sabiha Gokcen International Airport and Istanbul New Airport. Direct flights to Istanbul are offered by 63 airlines. Most flights are with Turkish Airlines. Direct flights from Istanbul, United Statesare airlines: Turkish Airlines, Avianca, Singapore Airlines, Uzbekistan Airways, Pakistan International Airlines and Air New Zealandfrom New York, Los Angeles and Chicago.

Popular destinations to Istanbul from United States:
New York - Istanbul from 164 US dollars
Los Angeles - Istanbul from 352 US dollars
Chicago - Istanbul from 294 US dollars

Popular destinations to Istanbul from other countries:
Tel Aviv-Yafo - Istanbul from 64 US dollars
Kuwait - Istanbul from 68 US dollars
Beirut - Istanbul from 77 US dollars

Flights with layovers are, as a rule, less expensive. Popular flights with Turkish Airlines, Avianca, Singapore Airlines, Uzbekistan Airways and Air New Zealandfrom New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and Houston.

Depending on the number of days remaining before departure, the price of airfare for Istanbul could change by more than 24%.

Aviasales.com suggests buying flights to Istanbul in advance in order to choose the conditions for your flight based on your preferences and financial resources.

General information about Istanbul

Istanbul is in Turkey. The IATA code (ID) for this city is IST. The population of Istanbul is approximately 11 174 000 people.

Timezone of Istanbul is +3 GMT. Washington is 8 hours behind. Please keep in mind that airplane tickets show the local departure time, so you will have to set your watch prior to your flight.

Direct flights to Istanbul

Direct flights from these countries:

  • China
  • India
  • United States
  • Indonesia
  • Brazil
  • Pakistan
  • Bangladesh
  • Nigeria
  • Russia
  • Japan

Direct flights from these cities:

  • Shanghai
  • Buenos Aires
  • Mumbai
  • Moscow
  • Mexico City
  • Karachi
  • Manila
  • Dhaka
  • Seoul
  • Sao Paulo

Popular flight destinations for Istanbul

Airlines with flights to Istanbul

All airlines that offer direct flights to Istanbul:

  • Turkish Airlines
  • Lufthansa
  • Aeroflot
  • Qatar Airways
  • Emirates
  • IndiGo
  • Saudia
  • Pegasus Airlines
  • KLM
  • Air France
  • British Airways
  • Ethiopian Airlines
  • Etihad Airways
  • Nas Air
  • EgyptAir
  • UIA
  • LOT Polish Airlines
  • All Nippon Airways
  • Air Arabia
  • Korean Air
  • Gulf Air
  • Flydubai
  • China Southern Airlines
  • Aegean Airlines
  • Asiana Airlines
  • Royal Air Maroc
  • Pobeda
  • Royal Jordanian
  • Oman Air
  • Singapore Airlines
  • Uzbekistan Airways
  • Azerbaijan Airlines
  • Air Serbia
  • Kuwait Airways
  • Middle East Airlines
  • Belavia
  • Air Astana
  • Jazeera Airways
  • Tarom
  • SalamAir
  • Nile Air
  • Transavia
  • Sichuan Airlines
  • Air Moldova
  • Air Arabia Maroc
  • Tunisair
  • SCAT
  • Air Algerie
  • Kam Air
  • Mahan Airlines
  • Juneyao Airlines
  • Nouvelair
  • Avia Traffic Company
  • Jordan Aviation
  • Afriqiyah Airways
  • Iran Air
  • BADR AIRLINES
  • Ariana Afghan Airlines
  • Qeshm Air
  • Iran Air Tours
  • Monarch Airlines
  • Buraq Air Transport (BRQ)
  • Hex Air
Airports in Istanbul

Istanbul is served by 2 airports: Sabiha Gokcen International Airport and Istanbul New Airport

Closest cities and airports to Istanbul

The following major cities and airports are near Istanbul and, if necessary, could take you to your destination:

  • Izmit, Cengiz Topel Airport is (89 km to Istanbul)
  • Bursa, Yenisehir Airport is (103 km to Istanbul)
  • Bourgas, Bourgas Airport is (205 km to Istanbul)
  • Edremit, Balikesir Koca Seyit Airport is (217 km to Istanbul)
  • Canakkale, Canakkale Airport is (225 km to Istanbul)
  • Kutahya, Zafer Airport is (234 km to Istanbul)
  • Alexandroupolis, Demokritos Airport is (242 km to Istanbul)
  • Varna, Varna Airport is (264 km to Istanbul)
  • Mytilene, Mytilene International Airport is (285 km to Istanbul)