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Cheapest flights to Istanbul airports

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When is the best time to fly to Istanbul?

What is the absolute cheapest flight to Istanbul?

The best price found on momondo to Istanbul was R1 483/pp from Budapest, which is 78% cheaper than the average flight price to Istanbul. To find the cheapest price to Istanbul from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.

What is the cheapest month to fly to Istanbul?

In general, March is the cheapest month to fly from South Africa to Istanbul. Due to it being the ‘off-season’ during this time, you can expect flight prices to be around R7 208. If you aren’t able to travel during the month of March, then book flights to Istanbul from South Africa during February instead. Flights to Istanbul in February, while not as cheap as those in March, still average around R7 776.

How far in advance should I book a flight to Istanbul?

We recommend purchasing flights from South Africa to Istanbul 17 days ahead of your departure date because this is when momondo users tend to see the best flight rates. On average, our users have found flights to Istanbul for R8 426. However, flight prices might be lower outside of this timeframe. For example, people recently found flights to Istanbul from South Africa for as low as R7 530 on momondo.

What is the cheapest day to depart on your flight to Istanbul?

The cheapest day to depart from South Africa to Istanbul is on a Wednesday. Travellers who choose to depart for Istanbul on a Wednesday will often find tickets for as low as R8 189. On the other hand, Saturday is the most expensive day to depart from South Africa because it is more convenient for both business and leisure travellers. As a result, prices tend to be around R8 977.

What is the cheapest time of day to depart on your flight to Istanbul?

Flying to Istanbul from South Africa in the morning is the least expensive time of day to depart. momondo users have found prices as low as R7 719 when looking at flights departing in the morning. Try not to purchase tickets in the afternoon because they tend to be around R11 650. Of course, these prices can vary depending on the time of year and what airport you fly to.

Is there an alternative airport near Istanbul?

Finding an alternative and possibly cheaper destination airport near Istanbul is possible. If you are planning a flight to Istanbul, consider booking flights to Istanbul Airport (34 km from Istanbul city centre), Tekirdag Corlu Airport (89 km from Istanbul city centre), İzmit Cengiz Topel Airport (99 km from Istanbul city centre) or Bursa Yenişehir Airport (99 km from Istanbul city centre).

Is there a cheaper alternative to flying into Istanbul?

With an average price of R6 624 per person, Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport is the cheapest airport to fly into when planning your trip to Istanbul. This price can fluctuate based on where you are flying from. momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool can help users find the best prices.


Istanbul flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares from airports in South Africa to Istanbul found recently by users on momondo
Cheapest
Best
Quickest
Egypt Air
Dec 25
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
18h 30m
1 stop
IST
Istanbul
Jan 2
IST
Istanbul
13h 50m
1 stop
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
Apr 6
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
12h 25m
1 stop
IST
Istanbul
Apr 19
IST
Istanbul
12h 00m
1 stop
DUR
Durban King Shaka Intl
Ethiopian Air
Feb 17
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
13h 25m
1 stop
IST
Istanbul
Feb 23
IST
Istanbul
14h 00m
1 stop
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Emirates
Apr 4
CPT
Cape Town Intl
18h 20m
1 stop
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Apr 22
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
35h 10m
1 stop
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Egypt Air
Mar 1
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
14h 15m
1 stop
IST
Istanbul
Mar 20
IST
Istanbul
13h 50m
1 stop
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
Dec 23
CPT
Cape Town Intl
29h 25m
1 stop
IST
Istanbul
Jan 5
IST
Istanbul
31h 10m
1 stop
CPT
Cape Town Intl

Find the cheapest one-way flights to Istanbul

If you're looking for one-way flights to Istanbul, view some of our deals below provided by Egypt Air
Cheapest
Best
Quickest
Egypt Air
Dec 11
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
18h 30m
1 stop
IST
Istanbul
Multiple Airlines
Jan 11
CPT
Cape Town Intl
29h 30m
2 stops
IST
Istanbul
KLM
Dec 5
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
16h 00m
1 stop
IST
Istanbul

Which airlines fly to Istanbul?

Here you can see a selection of the most popular and cheapest airlines for flights to Istanbul

Airports near Istanbul

Below you will find all the airports in Istanbul along with their distance from the city centre

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