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Cheapest flights to Istanbul airports

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Johannesburg
Istanbul Airport

CHEAPEST ROUTE FROM Johannesburg TO Istanbul

Johannesburg (JNB) to Istanbul Airport (IST)

Typically, flights to Istanbul from Johannesburg are cheaper when flying from Johannesburg OR Tambo to Istanbul, which has an average price of R7 862

CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO ISTANBUL FROM JOHANNESBURGMarch14% cheaperFlying from Johannesburg to Istanbul costs on average just R6 739 in March
MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO ISTANBUL FROM JOHANNESBURGDecember24% more expensiveIt costs about R9 741 for flights to Istanbul from Johannesburg in December
MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO ISTANBUL FROM JOHANNESBURGSeptember372% more users visitedMore momondo users searched in flights to Istanbul from Johannesburg in September than any other month

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 387/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 R6 739. If you are unable to visit Istanbul during the month of March, then departing from South Africa during the month February is also very affordable. Most momondo users find prices during this month for around R7 270.

  • 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 R7 877. Keep in mind that you might be able to find cheaper flights to Istanbul at any time. In fact, our users found flights for as low as R5 503 in the past 72 hours.

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

    On average, the least expensive day to fly to Istanbul from South Africa is on a Wednesday. momondo users have found tickets for Wednesday departures for as low as R7 674. However, this price may fluctuate depending on the airline, the season, and holidays. The most expensive day to fly to Istanbul is Saturday, with ticket prices averaging around R8 385.

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

    The cheapest time of day to fly to Istanbul is in the morning when flights can be purchased for as low as R7 534. Flights in the afternoon are often more expensive, with an average ticket price of R11 583.

  • 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 287 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
Qatar Airways
Aug 29
CPT15:35Cape Town Intl
17h 45m
1 stop
SAW9:20Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Sep 5
SAW5:55Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
25h 25m
1 stop
CPT7:20Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
Oct 27
CPT15:35Cape Town Intl
17h 15m
1 stop
SAW8:50Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Nov 3
SAW10:00Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
22h 15m
1 stop
CPT8:15Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
Aug 29
CPT15:35Cape Town Intl
17h 45m
1 stop
SAW9:20Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Sep 4
SAW21:30Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
33h 50m
1 stop
CPT7:20Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
Dec 27
CPT14:10Cape Town Intl
16h 15m
1 stop
IST6:25Istanbul
Jan 9
IST14:45Istanbul
16h 30m
1 stop
CPT7:15Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
Aug 16
CPT15:35Cape Town Intl
15h 35m
1 stop
IST7:10Istanbul
Aug 23
IST9:20Istanbul
22h 20m
1 stop
CPT7:40Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
Aug 28
CPT15:35Cape Town Intl
15h 35m
1 stop
IST7:10Istanbul
Sep 28
IST15:55Istanbul
15h 25m
1 stop
CPT7:20Cape Town Intl

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 Air France, KLM and Qatar Airways
KLM
Aug 31
JNB19:10Johannesburg OR Tambo
15h 55m
1 stop
IST11:05Istanbul
KLM
Aug 14
JNB19:10Johannesburg OR Tambo
15h 55m
1 stop
IST11:05Istanbul
KLM
Aug 19
JNB19:10Johannesburg OR Tambo
15h 55m
1 stop
IST11:05Istanbul

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

Popular routes to Istanbul

Most frequently searched flights to Istanbul along with the cheapest price and shortest flight duration
Cape Town to Istanbul Flights
Fastest flight time15h 35m
Cheapest priceR5 273
Johannesburg to Istanbul Flights
Fastest flight time14h 55m
Cheapest priceR6 839
Durban to Istanbul Flights
Fastest flight time19h 45m
Cheapest priceR7 256

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