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About Flights to Istanbul

Summary info about Istanbul flight prices, duration and airlines

Best One-Way Price

R5 090

Best Round-Trip Price

R7 905

Fastest flight time

11h 05m

Operated By

6 airlines
The best one-way flight price to Istanbul from South Africa in the last 72 hours is R5 090 (Cape Town Intl to Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen).
The best round-trip flight price to Istanbul from South Africa in the last 72 hours is R7 905 (Johannesburg OR Tambo to Istanbul).
The fastest flight to Istanbul from South Africa takes 11h 05m (Cape Town Intl to Istanbul).
There are 6 airlines operating flights to Istanbul, including KLM, Turkish Airlines and SAUDIA.

Istanbul flights insights and trends

Explore insights for your Istanbul flight to craft the best travel plan

What is the cheapest month to fly to Istanbul?

In general, February 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 R9 360. If you are unable to visit Istanbul during the month of February, then departing from South Africa during the month May is also very affordable. Most momondo users find prices during this month for around R9 378.

What is the absolute cheapest flight to Istanbul?

The best price found on momondo to Istanbul was R624/pp from Izmir, which is 83% 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.
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How long does it take to fly to Istanbul?

If you’re flying from a popular airport in South Africa, such as Johannesburg OR Tambo or Cape Town Intl, and flying into the most popular airport in Istanbul (Istanbul), then you can expect flight times to average 10h 10m and 11h 20m, respectively.

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

We recommend purchasing flights from South Africa to Istanbul 31 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 R10 864.

Cheapest flights to Istanbul airports

Find the cheapest flights to these Istanbul airports from your nearest city or airport
Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport
Istanbul Airport

CHEAPEST ROUTE FROM Johannesburg TO Istanbul

Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport (JNB) to Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW)

Typically, flights to Istanbul from Johannesburg are cheaper when flying from Johannesburg OR Tambo to Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen, which has an average price of R10 688

CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO ISTANBUL FROM JOHANNESBURG OR TAMBO AIRPORTFebruary14% cheaperFlying from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Istanbul costs on average just R9 360 in February
MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO ISTANBUL FROM JOHANNESBURG OR TAMBO AIRPORTDecember30% more expensiveIt costs about R14 207 for flights to Istanbul from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport in December
MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO ISTANBUL FROM JOHANNESBURG OR TAMBO AIRPORTSeptember236% more users visitedMore momondo users searched in flights to Istanbul from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport in September than any other month

Frequently asked questions about flying to Istanbul

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 R3 622 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.

Are there flights to Esenyurt?

Yes, if you fly to Istanbul in Istanbul which is the closest available airport to Esenyurt (28,1 km away).

What’s the closest airport to Taksim?

At 31,2 km away, Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen airport in Istanbul is the closest to Taksim.

When did momondo last update prices for flights to Istanbul?

Prices for flights to Istanbul refresh daily.

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How old do you have to be to fly to Istanbul?

The minimum age for a child to fly alone is five, but airlines that offer an unaccompanied minor (UNMR) service may have their own age limitations. Flight duration, scheduling, and stopovers are among the considerations that may influence age limits. We recommend that you double-check with the airline you are booking with for travel to Istanbul.

What documentation or ID do you need to fly to Istanbul?

The necessary travel and health documents for your Istanbul trip may vary depending on your travel plans and individual circumstances. Generally, you should have various documents, such as a national ID card or driver's licence and a passport that is valid for six months beyond your scheduled arrival date. We recommend seeking advice from your airline or a trusted third party, such as IATA.


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
KLM
Jan 22
JNB23:59Johannesburg OR Tambo
15h 56m
1 stop
IST16:55Istanbul
Feb 5
IST17:55Istanbul
29h 15m
1 stop
JNB22:10Johannesburg OR Tambo
Etihad Airways
Feb 28
JNB9:50Johannesburg OR Tambo
19h 30m
1 stop
IST6:20Istanbul
Mar 6
IST14:45Istanbul
18h 45m
1 stop
JNB8:30Johannesburg OR Tambo
Etihad Airways
Jan 17
JNB9:50Johannesburg OR Tambo
19h 30m
1 stop
IST6:20Istanbul
Jan 21
IST14:45Istanbul
18h 45m
1 stop
JNB8:30Johannesburg OR Tambo
Etihad Airways
Feb 7
JNB9:50Johannesburg OR Tambo
19h 30m
1 stop
IST6:20Istanbul
Feb 15
IST7:25Istanbul
26h 05m
1 stop
JNB8:30Johannesburg OR Tambo
Etihad Airways
Feb 28
JNB9:50Johannesburg OR Tambo
19h 30m
1 stop
IST6:20Istanbul
Mar 6
IST14:45Istanbul
41h 25m
2 stops
JNB7:10Johannesburg OR Tambo
Etihad Airways
Feb 28
JNB21:45Johannesburg OR Tambo
31h 35m
2 stops
IST6:20Istanbul
Mar 6
IST14:45Istanbul
41h 25m
2 stops
JNB7:10Johannesburg OR Tambo

Find the cheapest one-way flights to Istanbul

If you're looking for one-way flights from South Africa to Istanbul, view some of our deals below provided by Etihad Airways, Qatar Airways and SAUDIA
Qatar Airways
Jan 21
CPT18:25Cape Town Intl
23h 40m
1 stop
SAW19:05Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Qatar Airways
Jan 21
CPT18:25Cape Town Intl
23h 10m
1 stop
IST18:35Istanbul
Qatar Airways
Dec 5
JNB19:50Johannesburg OR Tambo
15h 20m
1 stop
SAW12:10Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen

Why use momondo?

Why should I use momondo to find a flight deal to Istanbul?

Finding the right flight to Istanbul is quick and easy when you have a range of options in front of you, from reputable agents and recognisable airlines. These options can then be filtered down to find the best fit. That is what momondo does. We make finding flights to Istanbul quick and easy, saving you time and money.

Can I find flights to Istanbul with flexible booking policies on momondo?

Yes. momondo allows you to filter the results for flights to Istanbul to just show those with flexible booking policies.

How can momondo help me find flights to Istanbul?

momondo offers useful filters to help you find the right flight. Choose specific flight times, airports or even what payment method you prefer. We have numerous options to help you book your ideal flight to Istanbul.

I’m not ready to book a flight to Istanbul right now. Can momondo alert me if prices change?

If you are not ready to book a flight to Istanbul now, use our insights above to find helpful tips or alternatively set up a price alert; this is where momondo will track prices on flights to Istanbul and let you know when they change.


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