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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 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 954

CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO ISTANBUL FROM JOHANNESBURG OR TAMBO AIRPORTMarch15% cheaperFlying from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Istanbul costs on average just R6 788 in March
MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO ISTANBUL FROM JOHANNESBURG OR TAMBO AIRPORTDecember24% more expensiveIt costs about R9 826 for flights to Istanbul from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport in December
MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO ISTANBUL FROM JOHANNESBURG OR TAMBO AIRPORTSeptember375% more users visitedMore momondo users searched in flights to Istanbul from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport 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 403/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 788. 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 326.

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

    We recommend purchasing flights from South Africa to Istanbul 20 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 954. 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 000 in the past 72 hours.

  • 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 361 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
Nov 25
JNB8:40Johannesburg OR Tambo
21h 45m
1 stop
IST6:25Istanbul
Dec 28
IST14:45Istanbul
14h 55m
1 stop
JNB5:40Johannesburg OR Tambo
Etihad Airways
Dec 6
JNB14:00Johannesburg OR Tambo
17h 25m
1 stop
IST7:25Istanbul
Dec 26
IST9:50Istanbul
18h 25m
1 stop
JNB4:15Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
Nov 18
CPT14:10Cape Town Intl
15h 50m
1 stop
SAW6:00Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Jan 14
SAW15:10Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
16h 05m
1 stop
CPT7:15Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
Dec 26
JNB16:30Johannesburg OR Tambo
13h 55m
1 stop
IST6:25Istanbul
Jan 2
IST14:45Istanbul
20h 50m
1 stop
JNB11:35Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
Nov 18
CPT14:10Cape Town Intl
16h 15m
1 stop
IST6:25Istanbul
Jan 14
IST14:45Istanbul
16h 30m
1 stop
CPT7:15Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
Nov 16
JNB16:30Johannesburg OR Tambo
20h 30m
1 stop
SAW13:00Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Nov 23
SAW11:50Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
17h 50m
1 stop
JNB5:40Johannesburg 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 Egypt Air, Emirates and Etihad Airways
Etihad Airways
Jan 22
JNB14:00Johannesburg OR Tambo
17h 25m
1 stop
IST7:25Istanbul
Qatar Airways
Nov 29
CPT14:10Cape Town Intl
22h 25m
1 stop
IST12:35Istanbul
Emirates
Dec 13
CPT13:25Cape Town Intl
19h 00m
1 stop
IST8:25Istanbul

Which airlines fly to Istanbul?

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

    Emirates is the airline most momondo users in South Africa opt for when booking flights to Istanbul. Qatar Airways, Ethiopian Air and Turkish Airlines are also popular choices when flying to Istanbul from South Africa. Most major airlines flying from South Africa to Istanbul will offer flights on a regular basis, though your options may vary depending on what airport you fly from.


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 50m
Cheapest priceR5 320
Durban to Istanbul Flights
Fastest flight time17h 15m
Cheapest priceR6 018

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