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$578 Find cheap flights to Istanbul

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a KAYAK user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight to Istanbul departing on 30/6. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
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These are the airlines KAYAK users have selected most often from within our search results for flights to Istanbul, as well as popular online travel agencies
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Cheap flight deals to Istanbul

Here are some of the best deals found on KAYAK recently from the most popular airlines for round-trip flights to Istanbul that are departing in the next months. While these flights were available on KAYAK in the last 72 hours, prices and availability are subject to change and deals may expire.
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12:00 - 06:15AKL-IST
27h 15m1 stop
16:00 - 15:35IST-AKL
38h 35m1 stop
$1,065China Southern
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Tue, 9 Jul - Mon, 29 Jul
12:00 - 06:15AKL-IST
27h 15m1 stop
16:00 - 15:35IST-AKL
38h 35m1 stop
$1,075China Southern
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Sun, 14 Jul - Wed, 14 Aug
21:00 - 08:30AKL-IST
44h 30m1 stop
14:00 - 15:45IST-AKL
40h 45m1 stop
$1,675China Eastern
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Tue, 4 Jun - Thu, 13 Jun
00:25 - 18:55AKL-IST
51h 30m2 stops
00:55 - 04:45IST-AKL
42h 50m2 stops
$1,900Oman Air
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Mon, 3 Jun - Wed, 12 Jun
11:00 - 06:30AKL-IST
28h 30m1 stop
00:55 - 02:45IST-AKL
64h 50m2 stops
$1,903
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Sun, 1 Sep - Sun, 15 Sep
13:15 - 18:55AKL-IST
62h 40m2 stops
00:55 - 04:45IST-AKL
42h 50m2 stops
$1,909Oman Air
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Tue, 4 Jun - Wed, 12 Jun
11:00 - 06:30AKL-IST
28h 30m1 stop
14:45 - 18:30IST-AKL
41h 45m1 stop
$1,927
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Sun, 1 Sep - Sun, 29 Sep
11:10 - 06:10AKL-IST
29h 00m1 stop
17:10 - 09:40IST-AKL
30h 30m1 stop
$1,986Turkish Airlines
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Sun, 10 Nov - Wed, 13 Nov
13:00 - 14:45AKL-IST
34h 45m1 stop
17:00 - 08:15IST-AKL
30h 15m1 stop
$1,994Turkish Airlines
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Sat, 10 Aug - Sun, 1 Sep
21:00 - 08:30AKL-IST
44h 30m1 stop
13:35 - 16:30IST-AKL
40h 55m1 stop
$2,081China Eastern
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Fri, 23 Aug - Tue, 29 Oct

Flights to Istanbul - Travel Insights & Trends

Get data-powered insights and trends into flights to Istanbul to help you find the cheapest flights, the best time to fly and much more.

What is the cheapest day to fly to Istanbul?

The average price of all flights to Istanbul clicked on KAYAK for each day over the last 12 months.
Based on KAYAK data, the cheapest day to fly to Istanbul is Monday where tickets can be as cheap as $2,440. On the other hand, the most expensive day to fly is Saturday, where prices are $2,670 on average.

What is the cheapest time of day to fly to Istanbul?

The average price for all flights to Istanbul depending on the time of departure, clicked by users on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks.
The cheapest time of day to fly to Istanbul is generally in the morning, when flights cost $2,193 on average. The most expensive time of day to fly to Istanbul is generally in the evening, which is peak travel time and where the average cost of a ticket is $2,847.

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

To calculate daily average prices, KAYAK takes all prices for each day before departure over the last year for flights to Istanbul, removes the top 0.1% to account for outliers, and then takes the average of all the values for each month.
To get a below average price, you should book around 2 weeks before departure. For the absolute cheapest price, our data suggests you should book 73 days before departure.

Which is the cheapest airport to fly into in Istanbul?

Prices will differ depending on the departure airport, but generally, the cheapest airport to fly to in Istanbul is Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport, with an average flight price of $258.

How many airports are there in Istanbul?

There are 5 airports in Istanbul: Istanbul Airport (IST), Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW), Tekirdag Corlu Airport (TEQ), Bursa Yenişehir Airport (YEI) and İzmit Cengiz Topel Airport (KCO). The busiest airport is Istanbul Airport (IST), with 77% of all flights arriving there.

How long is the flight to Istanbul?

The duration of your flight to Istanbul depends on your departure and arrival airports. Obviously any flights that include a layover will also be longer. The most popular routes to Istanbul on KAYAK are from Auckland, which takes 24h 50m, and Christchurch, which takes 44h 45m.

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Cheapest flight

$578
Flight from Auckland to Istanbul Airport

When to book flights to Istanbul

Are your dates flexible? Find out the best times to travel to Istanbul based on our flight data from the last year. Discover the cheapest month and even day to fly.
Estimated return price
KAYAK looks at all historical flight data for each date to provide a predicted price for one-way trips or returns with a duration up to 40 days. The information is for flights to Istanbul based on your location. While we try to provide actual minimum prices for each date, some prices are predictions and actual prices may differ.

FAQs - booking Istanbul flights

  • Which Istanbul airport is closest to central Istanbul?

    32 km away from Istanbul’s city centre, Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport is the closest of the 2 major airports in the city. There are 34 km separating Istanbul city centre to Istanbul Airport.

  • How does KAYAK find such low prices on flights to Istanbul?

    KAYAK is a travel search engine. That means we look across the web to find the best prices we can find for our users. With over 2 billion flight queries processed yearly, we are able to display a variety of prices and options on flights to Istanbul.

  • How does KAYAK's flight Price Forecast tool help me choose the right time to buy my flight ticket to Istanbul?

    KAYAK’s flight Price Forecast tool uses historical data to determine whether the price for a flight to Istanbul is likely to change within 7 days, so travellers know whether to wait or book now.

  • What is the Hacker Fare option on flights to Istanbul?

    Hacker Fares allow you to combine one-way tickets in order to save you money over a traditional round-trip ticket. You could then fly to Istanbul with an airline and back with another airline.

  • What is KAYAK's "flexible dates" feature and why should I care when looking for a flight to Istanbul?

    Sometimes travel dates aren't set in stone. If your preferred travel dates have some wiggle room, flexible dates will show you all the options when flying to Istanbul up to 3 days before/after your preferred dates. You can then pick the flights that suit you best.

  • Which airline offers the most flights to Istanbul?

    Of the 2 airlines that fly to Istanbul, Turkish Airlines offers the most flights, with around 1,381 per week, followed by Pegasus Airlines with 646 flights per week.

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Top tips for finding cheap flights to Istanbul

  • Enter your preferred departure airport and travel dates into the search form above to unlock the latest Istanbul flight deals.

Prefer to fly direct to Istanbul?

Find which airlines fly direct to Istanbul, which days they fly and book direct flights.

Direct departures

New Zealand to Istanbul

Monday

ANA, Aegean Airlines, Aeroflot, +105 more

ANA, Aegean Airlines, +106 more

Tuesday

ANA, Aegean Airlines, Aeroflot, +108 more

ANA, Aegean Airlines, +109 more

Wednesday

ANA, Aegean Airlines, Aeroflot, +109 more

ANA, Aegean Airlines, +110 more

Thursday

ANA, Aegean Airlines, Aeroflot, +106 more

ANA, Aegean Airlines, +107 more

Friday

ANA, Aegean Airlines, Aeroflot, +109 more

ANA, Aegean Airlines, +110 more

Saturday

ANA, Aegean Airlines, Aeroflot, +105 more

ANA, Aegean Airlines, +106 more

Sunday

ANA, Aegean Airlines, Aeroflot, +112 more

ANA, Aegean Airlines, +113 more

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Direct returns

Istanbul to New Zealand

Monday

ANA, Aegean Airlines, Aeroflot, +105 more

ANA, Aegean Airlines, +106 more

Tuesday

ANA, Aegean Airlines, Aeroflot, +108 more

ANA, Aegean Airlines, +109 more

Wednesday

ANA, Aegean Airlines, Aeroflot, +109 more

ANA, Aegean Airlines, +110 more

Thursday

ANA, Aegean Airlines, Aeroflot, +106 more

ANA, Aegean Airlines, +107 more

Friday

ANA, Aegean Airlines, Aeroflot, +109 more

ANA, Aegean Airlines, +110 more

Saturday

ANA, Aegean Airlines, Aeroflot, +105 more

ANA, Aegean Airlines, +106 more

Sunday

ANA, Aegean Airlines, Aeroflot, +112 more

ANA, Aegean Airlines, +113 more

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Recent return flight deals

 
These are the cheapest return flights to Istanbul found on KAYAK in the last 72 hours.
9/7Tue
1 stopChina Southern
27h 15mAKL-IST
29/7Mon
1 stopChina Southern
38h 35mIST-AKL
$1,065
14/7Sun
1 stopChina Southern
27h 15mAKL-IST
14/8Wed
1 stopChina Southern
38h 35mIST-AKL
$1,075
4/6Tue
1 stopChina Eastern
44h 30mAKL-IST
13/6Thu
1 stopChina Eastern
40h 45mIST-AKL
$1,675
3/6Mon
2 stopsOman Air
51h 30mAKL-IST
12/6Wed
2 stopsOman Air
42h 50mIST-AKL
$1,900
1/9Sun
1 stop
28h 30mAKL-IST
15/9Sun
2 stops
64h 50mIST-AKL
$1,903
4/6Tue
2 stopsOman Air
62h 40mAKL-IST
12/6Wed
2 stopsOman Air
42h 50mIST-AKL
$1,909
1/9Sun
1 stop
28h 30mAKL-IST
29/9Sun
1 stop
41h 45mIST-AKL
$1,927
10/11Sun
1 stopTurkish Airlines
29h 00mAKL-IST
13/11Wed
1 stopTurkish Airlines
30h 30mIST-AKL
$1,986
10/8Sat
1 stopTurkish Airlines
34h 45mAKL-IST
1/9Sun
1 stopTurkish Airlines
30h 15mIST-AKL
$1,994
23/8Fri
1 stopChina Eastern
44h 30mAKL-IST
29/10Tue
1 stopChina Eastern
40h 55mIST-AKL
$2,081

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Recent one-way flight deals

 
Only flying one-way? Below are some of the best deals for one-way flights to Istanbul found on KAYAK in the last 72 hours.
30/6Sun
1 stopSichuan Airlines
28h 30mAKL-IST
$578
30/7Tue
1 stopChina Southern
27h 15mAKL-IST
$632
7/7Sun
3 stops
48h 40mAKL-IST
$982
7/7Sun
3 stops
50h 05mAKL-SAW
$983
6/7Sat
2 stopsOman Air
27h 30mAKL-IST
$1,114
19/6Wed
2 stopsOman Air
38h 55mAKL-IST
$1,142
19/6Wed
1 stopChina Eastern
44h 30mAKL-IST
$1,144
30/7Tue
1 stopTurkish Airlines
28h 30mAKL-IST
$1,189
3/9Tue
1 stopChina Eastern
44h 30mAKL-IST
$1,248
3/9Tue
1 stopTurkish Airlines
27h 30mAKL-IST
$1,260

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Recent domestic flight deals

6/6Thu
directPegasus Airlines
1h 20mAYT-SAW
18/6Tue
directPegasus Airlines
1h 20mSAW-AYT
$136
9/6Sun
directPegasus Airlines
1h 15mADB-IST
9/6Sun
directPegasus Airlines
1h 05mIST-ADB
$139
8/6Sat
directTurkish Airlines
1h 35mGZP-IST
8/6Sat
directTurkish Airlines
1h 25mIST-GZP
$139
5/6Wed
directTurkish Airlines
1h 30mGZP-IST
6/6Thu
directTurkish Airlines
1h 25mIST-GZP
$146
21/6Fri
multi-stopAir Algerie
21h 35mAYT-IST
28/6Fri
multi-stopAir Algerie
24h 25mIST-AYT
$1,384
22/6Sat
multi-stopAir Algerie
12h 20mAYT-IST
29/6Sat
multi-stopAir Algerie
24h 15mIST-AYT
$1,463
16/7Tue
multi-stopScandinavian Airlines
11h 25mGZP-IST
24/7Wed
multi-stopScandinavian Airlines
11h 35mIST-GZP
$1,898
15/7Mon
multi-stopScandinavian Airlines
10h 45mGZP-IST
24/7Wed
multi-stopScandinavian Airlines
11h 35mIST-GZP
$1,903
30/6Sun
multi-stopBritish Airways
9h 30mDLM-IST
1/7Mon
multi-stopBritish Airways
9h 15mIST-DLM
$2,650
30/6Sun
multi-stopBritish Airways
9h 30mDLM-IST
1/7Mon
multi-stopBritish Airways
9h 15mIST-DLM
$2,660

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Last minute flights to Istanbul

Last minute flight, train and bus deals

 
These last-minute flight deals are the cheapest flights found on KAYAK in the last 72 hours for flights to Istanbul that are departing in the next 10 days.
26/5Sun
multi-stop
28h 30mAKL-IST
2/6Sun
multi-stop
40h 45mIST-AKL
$1,587
26/5Sun
multi-stop
28h 30mAKL-IST
2/6Sun
multi-stop
37h 10mIST-AKL
$1,767
26/5Sun
multi-stop
28h 30mAKL-IST
1/6Sat
multi-stop
40h 50mIST-AKL
$1,901
25/5Sat
multi-stopOman Air
27h 30mAKL-IST
1/6Sat
multi-stopOman Air
40h 50mIST-AKL
$2,070
26/5Sun
multi-stopOman Air
62h 40mAKL-IST
1/6Sat
multi-stopOman Air
40h 50mIST-AKL
$2,096
25/5Sat
multi-stop
27h 30mAKL-IST
2/6Sun
multi-stop
40h 45mIST-AKL
$2,155
26/5Sun
multi-stopQatar Airways
31h 55mAKL-SAW
2/6Sun
multi-stopQatar Airways
28h 05mSAW-AKL
$2,672
25/5Sat
multi-stopTurkish Airlines
37h 25mAKL-IST
1/6Sat
multi-stopTurkish Airlines
36h 15mIST-AKL
$2,739
26/5Sun
multi-stopKLM
37h 10mAKL-SAW
2/6Sun
multi-stopKLM
50h 05mSAW-AKL
$2,783
25/5Sat
multi-stopTurkish Airlines
37h 25mAKL-IST
2/6Sun
multi-stopTurkish Airlines
31h 25mIST-AKL
$4,066

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Flights to Istanbul

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