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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 Airport 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 $2,439. On the other hand, the most expensive day to fly is Friday, where prices are $2,650 on average.

What is the cheapest month to fly to Istanbul Airport?

To calculate monthly average prices, KAYAK takes all prices for each month over the last year for flights to Istanbul Airport, removes the top 0.1% to account for outliers, and then takes the median of all values for each month.
The cheapest month for flights to Istanbul Airport is March, where tickets cost $2,071 on average for one-way flights. On the other hand, the most expensive months are December and September, where the average cost of tickets from New Zealand is $3,202 and $2,831 respectively. For return trips, the best month to travel is March with an average price of $2,071.

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

The average price for all flights to Istanbul Airport 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 Airport is generally in the morning, when flights cost $2,198 on average. The most expensive time of day to fly to Istanbul Airport is generally in the evening, which is peak travel time and where the average cost of a ticket is $2,853.

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

To calculate daily average prices, KAYAK takes all prices for each day before departure over the last year for flights to Istanbul Airport, 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 79 days before departure.

How long is the flight to Istanbul Airport?

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 33h 15m.

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February

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June

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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.
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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 Airport flights

  • How far is Istanbul Airport from central Istanbul?

    There are 34 km between Istanbul city centre and Istanbul Airport.

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

    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 Airport.

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

    KAYAK’s flight Price Forecast tool uses historical data to determine whether the price for a flight to Istanbul Airport 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 Airport?

    Hacker Fares allow you to combine one-way tickets in order to save you money over a traditional return ticket. You could then fly to Istanbul Airport 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 Airport?

    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 Airport 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 Airport?

    Of the 2 airlines that fly to Istanbul Airport, Turkish Airlines offers the most flights, with around 1,385 per week, followed by Pegasus Airlines with 12 flights per week.

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Direct departures

New Zealand to Istanbul

Monday

ANA, Aegean Airlines, Aeroflot, +101 more

ANA, Aegean Airlines, +102 more

Tuesday

ANA, Aegean Airlines, Aeroflot, +104 more

ANA, Aegean Airlines, +105 more

Wednesday

ANA, Aegean Airlines, Aeroflot, +105 more

ANA, Aegean Airlines, +106 more

Thursday

ANA, Aegean Airlines, Aeroflot, +103 more

ANA, Aegean Airlines, +104 more

Friday

ANA, Aegean Airlines, Aeroflot, +103 more

ANA, Aegean Airlines, +104 more

Saturday

ANA, Aegean Airlines, Aeroflot, +102 more

ANA, Aegean Airlines, +103 more

Sunday

ANA, Aegean Airlines, Aeroflot, +107 more

ANA, Aegean Airlines, +108 more

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Direct returns

Istanbul to New Zealand

Monday

ANA, Aegean Airlines, Aeroflot, +101 more

ANA, Aegean Airlines, +102 more

Tuesday

ANA, Aegean Airlines, Aeroflot, +104 more

ANA, Aegean Airlines, +105 more

Wednesday

ANA, Aegean Airlines, Aeroflot, +105 more

ANA, Aegean Airlines, +106 more

Thursday

ANA, Aegean Airlines, Aeroflot, +103 more

ANA, Aegean Airlines, +104 more

Friday

ANA, Aegean Airlines, Aeroflot, +103 more

ANA, Aegean Airlines, +104 more

Saturday

ANA, Aegean Airlines, Aeroflot, +102 more

ANA, Aegean Airlines, +103 more

Sunday

ANA, Aegean Airlines, Aeroflot, +107 more

ANA, Aegean Airlines, +108 more

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Top 5 airlines flying to Istanbul

 
See real verified KAYAK customer reviews for airlines flying to Istanbul. Airline scores are aggregated from all reviews left by passengers on KAYAK after flying with an airline from New Zealand to Istanbul. KAYAK doesn’t show reviews that are older than 5 years. Learn how KAYAK collects reviews.
Need help choosing which airline to fly with to Istanbul? KAYAK airline reviews give an overall score for each airline based on loads of factors, including comfort, boarding, in-flight entertainment and more, to make your decision easier. See airline scores according to verified KAYAK customer reviews.
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Oman AirOverall score based on 138 reviews
7.8Food
7.8Entertainment
8.0Comfort
8.3Crew
8.3Boarding
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Everything was great in the business class. Seats 1A and 1C wouldn't recline properly. If i stood up then it did recline, even when the crew checked it he made me stand up recline it all the way and then he said "ok now you can sit" i just laughed it off.

10.0 ExcellentKhalil, Feb 2024MCT - BAH
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Everything was great in the business class. Seats 1A and 1C wouldn't recline properly. If i stood up then it did recline, even when the crew checked it he made me stand up recline it all the way and then he said "ok now you can sit" i just laughed it off.

We missed our connection due to technical issues with the plane. We were stuck in Oman Airport for 5 hours, had to overnight there, got rerouted to London, were denied boarding on the plane, were then seated separately (as a family of 5), did not receive any notification of our luggage being in London, were denied boarding for the AA flight to Chicago, and then all seated separately again. Finally our luggage was lost. Worst experience ever. Will never fly on this airline again

The crew could have offered us seats together as the flight was half empty. But overall, the service quality was good as well as the food and entertainment options. Would love to fly Oman Air again.

Smooth until we get in the plane it was so small and uncomfortable the whole flight, apparently they have Changed the plane and I don’t know what was the problem this flight is from mct to phuket - on my way back everything was perfect

Although a short regional flight, Oman Air continues to provide excellent service, and personal attention. I always find the Oman Air leg of an international flight less stressful and more personable.

The whole trip was well organised, and pleasantly executed. As with most Qatar Airways flights the staff were particularly attentive and supportive. The Q Suite was the "icing on the cake".

Staff were attentive and professional, and managed to be personable and accomodating at the same time. Oman Air has become my airline of choice.

Reduced cost for children to lounge Children’s area in airport Non spicy snacks Option of children’s meals Good films More children’s games and 2 player games Ran out of vegetarian meals

Omar airways mishandled my baggage, it took me 2 weeks to get my baggage back. It's been delivered to someone else.

Pros: "It's okay but they doesn't have good service about the luggage I'm coming from overseas I have two luggage and they charged me for one luggage to charge me."

I am going to be just factual, not bad mouthing nor complaining, but this was my experience. With 3 pieces of luggage, I was told the flight from Mumbai to Dubai was cancelled due to flood. This was told not by the airport board which still showed the regular time of departure, but general stuff at the airport. No Emirates stuff around to direct the transfer passengers of the cancelled flights. By the departure counters with crowds of people, one by one, angry, frustrated, urgent conversations were going on. No announcement were made, no postings being seen, just private conversations. I still have 5+ hours of layover, so I let more urgent people settled first. However, the fact that no communication of when, what and where I should go was very unsettling. Basically no time limit waiting means, no meal, no sleep, no step away, no planning, no change plan, no telling of the family what to do. Nobody was able to tell you anything but asked you to wait, no chair, no space, no facility to freshen up. That went on for 10+ (from 5) hour without warnings and accurate communications. Email received from Emirates asked me not to go to Dubai at all, or boarding at the time that was passed. In other words, communication were very untimely, after the fact. That created more confusion instead. After changing several of boarding time, we were given the gate # and a boarding pass. However, the boarding pass still have the original time of boarding, so again, not knowing walking 30 min in the airport to the gate would make you late or not, therefore, still dare not to eat a meal. The flight arriving to Dubai was uneventful and I gave a 4/5 rating. I just thought the layover at Dubai would just cut short from 8+ hours to 2+ hours. At Dubai airport, I saw people sleeping on cardboard, knowing, these people got stranded but they dared to sleep because they know when to board and I didn't. Or these kind of delay are just so normal that people know what to do to pass time. Then the worst service and crazy thing happened. The boarding time on board for LA and at gate A9 was clearly 8:50AM. At 8:40, surprised by not having any boarding activities, then one single staff showed up and said to a few passengers that the boarding would be delayed without a time frame. Since only a few people know, I asked another Emirates staff at another counter, who simply said basically non of his business. I was shocked with that indifferent attitude. Yet every boards I saw show the same boarding time. What kind of system failure was that to prepare delay situation! How confusing and unnecessary chaos and anger that provoke. That poor staff had to repeat himself so many times, answered questions that he had no power nor information to provide nor solved. One an only one stuff to show up for 10 min, leaving the counter non-staff with board showing 8:50AM boarding. This was purely irresponsible from top to bottom of the entire airline operation staff. What kind of leader in a service industry would allow this to happen to their customers. Without explanation, after changing 3 times the boarding times, again, means you should not go to eat a full meal, because, when you found a mob at the gate. People who were stranded for 2 days were afraid of not getting a seat with a full plane. That would not be happening if the airline provide adequate guidance to each person, instead of just having 4 staff yelling at the gate at the same time to "control" the crowd, threatening no boarding and delay boarding. Finally, I was on board, hungry and tired, not sleep for 36 hours. I was denied with a snack of fruit. By the time meal was served, it was an hour later. Half way of the trip, I felt sleep in fetus position and did not want to move, happy I finally could have some shut eyes time. However, when I got up to the bathroom, I felt very light headed. Having sleep deprived, constipated for 3 days, dehydrated, I knew it could happen since my blood pressure usually was low closed to 90/60. Any lower then that, I could have syncope. Sure enough, I was on the floor just 10 feet from my seat and 5 feet to the bathroom. However, nobody called for help. I asked for warm water and juice to hydrate, came only with cold and icy drinks which I wouldn't take. I asked for blankets, one was given. Yet my shivering, needs to cover my head and multiple requests did not hasten to take the two blankets that are at my seat 10 feet away. I waited 10 min for that. While 2-3 staff surrounded me, nobody did the vitals until after 15 min, just the spirometer only of which did not work due to my cold fingers. The first reading was 86 and oxygen was suggested. But another supervising personnel came, fussed over another reading, ignoring my comfort and needs. Seemingly the reading of spirometer was the priority. By then, no oxygen needed. I had this fainting experience before, and I knew how to help myself. However, I was not being listened to but to be told this and that. Finally, I got better and returned to seat. One kind flight attendant said she would check back with me in 15 min. She did not come back. I felt asleep in that fetus position again and this time I woke up with a bad cramp at my left leg. Yet I needed to go to bathroom, the cramp was too bad to walk. So I stepped back to seat. When I tried again the second time, the other front leg got cramp. This time I dare not move but massaged myself. For all these 5-10 min, I called for attention. Attendants passed me by because they were carried with heavy load of blankets and stuff. Nobody answered the light. Then came landing and off board. I was asked by two attendants how I felt. I smiled and said "fine".

Nice selection of movies and TV shows. Plane was generally nice, not the newest but nice nonetheless. However, Emirates should have cancelled the flight, as hardly any flights flew out of Dubai at the time. Flight delays and cancellation was poorly communicated and passengers were left guessing and to their own devices on what to do. Connection desks were staffed too thinly, there was one desk with more than a hundred clients and just one poor lady. When I had my flights rebooked, I was told meal vouchers can be scanned using my boarding pass, nope. Was told to comeback for my hotel voucher, none. Had to book my hotel voucher the usual way through Dubai Connect despite having been told twice to comeback to the counters twice.

Amazing service and food. However I didn’t get chance to choose my own seat which bothered me a little.

Overall good but one thing I didn’t understand is why they didn’t allow me to pick my own seat.

Excellent airlines. I highly recommend using Emirates. Its my number 1 airlines

I enjoyed the live television programming for entertainment, and honestly everything was acceptable. It’s just that I choose emirates, because they have always been so much better in so many ways – food choices, service, accessibility, friendliness of the staff. None of those things were poor, but they have definitely slid from their position of excellence. One example would be that after the dinner meal was served, the flight attendants huddled in the back galley with the curtains closed (by the way, that’s where snacks and drinks are), and you have to interrupt them to go back there to either ask for something or to get a snack. While they do not respond in an unfriendly way, you are led to believe that you are interrupting them by coming to get a snack or making a request. Even something like, “ Yes, how many I help you?” would be a great improvement.

Emirates flights always nice. Service rendered by the staff is superb.I am always comfortable in Emirates flights.

Lovely experience. I feel like travelling in Emirates.. The flights are always superb.Vegan food served was really good..

Food was not eadable. Testless and not apealing. order for indian vegitarian, recived spice less. combination of main course and side iteams are far away from traditonal food, serve less iteams. , but eadoble. Thanks

I bought Business class ticket but they treated me like economic class. No lounge allowed at check inn I have to take stuff out while other passengers have more than 25 lb in bag. Because I bought tickets from other than airlines . It’s discriminations from airlines to passengers.

Just happy I flew Qatar Airways awesome no wonder they are #1 in the world right now! The food was just delicious, very courteous, professional crew.

Not good. Expected a lot more as far as excellence.

It was a really long flight from Doha to Philadelphia and it was overall a good one. The one area that I would comment on is that there is a lot of single-use plastic and disposables in the meal service for American Airlines. It would be great to see more circular options in the meal service to reduce the amount of waste.

I found it weird that the quality of the flight different from Australia to Doha than the Doha to Berlin leg. The quality of the toiletries pack (was in a box from Australia) and then a proper bag from Doha. The biggest variation was the inflight entertainment, which had a significantly shorter amount of content compared to the Doha flight. My QSuite seat was also broken and did not recline all the way flat. Wasn’t the best and I wouldn’t be happy if I’d paid cash for the flight.

From Montreal to Doha , we habe two complaints : 1) They want to charge for Seat Selection, claiming that the Class of ticket bought on Kayak did not cover seat selection. It such a penny pinching rule, I told them, since we paid almost $20,000 our 3 tickets , that rule should never exist. Also I reserved my tickets so many months ahead, I expected they will naturally put the family together or move somebody else to keep our family seating together. I filed a complaint, and NOBODY ANSWERED. 2) In Montreal, Qatar has an arrangement with the National Bank Lounge. It was so overcrowded and the Lounge is so bad in terms of service and food, amenities etc... The WORST lounge . Why Qatar not have another arrangement their Business Class clients in Montreal. The Air France KLM Lounger is better, the Air Canada Lounge is better. Qatar should send somebody to take a look ! Joseph Chung

Overall it was a very good experience. Boarding was efficient and well organized. The cabin crew were excellent. The meals were tasty and quite filling. The warm bread rolls were a nice touch. Seats were comfortable even if they were a little narrow. Entertainment selection was excellent.

To many ads. 3 or 4 between each movie. All repetitive, all related to Doha which I was just passing thru.

They have misplaced my one checked bag which I have not received in Philadelphia and have lodged complaint with American Airlines, the staff of Indigo was rude with us, at the checking counter, I think she purposely withheld my one of the checked bag, because the American Airlines staff told me that bag was not received at Doha airport. Kindly help me with one of my checked bag to get it. My flight was from Mumbai to Doha and then Doha to Philadelphia.

Was required to print a boarding pass, which I'd prefer to avoid. Seat (economy x) was comfortable, service was excellent.

The boarding process was unpleasant. We had hardly any checked baggage, but they insisted on weighing the cabin baggage. While the weight of our cabin bag was well within limit, it seemed petty! The food was pretty disgusting. I had such awful food on the way over, that I brought some snacks of my own for the flight back. Glad I did. Qatar was consistent in that food was just as terrible on the way back as it was on the way over. The flight attendants were super-nice, though. If I had an option I would not take Qatar Airways again.

Overnight flight in the old style Business class, but still very good.

I was in business class, without the business class amenities. Large seat with lots of legroom, but no TV or bed. Food was okay, but I did enjoy the Turkish red wine.

This aircraft is not up to standard - old Airbus with terrible chairs and entertainment system for business class!

Friendly cabin crew and the flight was on time. Would recommend toanyone

The seat did not recline and we called the stewardess, he forced it to recline, but when we landed, it did not come forward because the seat was broken. The stewardess came, He tried to do it but couldn't do it, the flight commander came and spoke to us in a bad tone, telling us to get out of here, she waited at the head and acted as if there was a child and we couldn't get up, it was very shameful, I don't even know if it's true, but she said if you don't get up, the plane will not land and will keep turning around. Then a passenger pushed the seat from behind and it worked. Then we wanted to talk to the supervisor again, but she did not come next to us. We fly so much and this is the first time we encountered such a style.

Excellent service and comfort from the moment you check in. Flight crew is hyper focused on making passengers comfortable and at ease. It’s like a flying hotel!

Horrible. Boarding was terrible. For a huge airplane, we needed to be transported to the plane. The boarding area was overcrowded and frantic. .The seats were so uncomfortable. The food was fine.

Only chicken as a meat dish through out the flight

Nothing really was great as such. Seen other no name airlines perform better.

It was a nightmare. I booked business class ticket from Ediburgh to Beirut via Istanbul to attend a funeral. I had a wonderful experience flying to Istanbul from Edinburgh. Then I could not get a boarding pass issued to Beirut. It seems that although they booked me and I had a reservation number, I had no seat allocated and the flight was full. I was asked to go from one desk to another and made to wait for 2 hours. I missed my flight as I did not have a seat assigned and it was full. The only option was to put me on the next flight, 6 hours later, for a fee of over $400. They said that was the best they can do to 'help me' and to 'take it or leave it'. Well, I was not about to be bullied; I stood my ground. I booked and paid premium for the journey, which was confirmed. The eventually accepted to not charge me extra and i waited a total of over 8 hours in the airport with no compensation. On top of my grief with the risk of missing the funeral service, I had to put up with their indifference and condescending attitude. They spoke about me in Turkish thinking I would not understand (I hold a British passport) in front of me. When they eventually handed my passport and boarding pass back to me, I showed them I was born in Istanbul and that I understood everything and said a condescending 'thank you' back to them in Turkish. You should have seen their faces. I said that consumers have rights and it is a shame that Turkish Airlines does not have good customer service to at least acknowledge and apologize for errors committed by the airline. Blaming the me, the client, for such an error and placing unreasonable ultimatums, rudeness and dismissiveness to be rid of me, particularly when I was vulnerable and visibly grieving was really shocking... The airline taints the city of Istanbul and the people of Türkiye. Such a shame.

Cheapest option from Gatwick £400 cheaper than Emirates and Qatar. Entertainment no where near as good as Emirates and Qatar, but saved £400 so all good.

The flight was cancelled without any reason. But the next flight to Shanghai has to be cancelled to pay penalty.

Gatwick London-Shanghai -Bangkok.. Would have liked entertainment screens, but I know these planes are not that new. Cheap flights at the time of booking, Emirates wanted double so you get what you paid for. I would fly again with them, but if Emirates was the same price I would go with them.

The landings were smooth . Being unable to check-in online was terribly stressful and the queue at Haneda exemely long. We paid extra for window seats and did not get them.

It was my birthday while I was on the flight on China eastern airlines. They celebrated my day by giving me a personalized birthday card and also a very delicious pastry. I was surprised and thankful by the China Eastern crew! The whole staff was kind and professional? My second flight into China and the most memorable! Thank you-

Couldn’t fly since they wouldn’t issue a boarding ticket. Something to do with not taking the departing flight since it was cancelled due to weather. No notice or anything about the trip being invalid. The app made it seem like I was all good for it. Never trusting travel agency

Multiple delays, with no explanation. Caused us to almost miss our connector. The airline made no effort when we arrived in Shanghai to help us make it to our next flight with the same airline.

I will never fly through China again. Maybe it was the mandatory retinal scan just to transfer to another flight or the complete set of fingerprints they require. There are many better and inexpensive flights to Asia if you look.

Pros: "Price"
Cons: "Hotel provided was ok but I expected more . The wait to get to the hotel was way too long and people at airport were not helpful. There was no clear instructions on where to wait, who we were to deal with . The directions were misleading."
Pros: "The flight was smooth. Food was on time . Wine is available for the anxious flyers who can’t sleep."
Cons: "Better softer hand soap , sprays and lotion . Sleep mask"

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Recent return flight deals

 
These are the cheapest return flights to Istanbul found on KAYAK in the last 72 hours.
18/7Thu
1 stopChina Southern
27h 15mAKL-IST
19/8Mon
1 stopChina Southern
38h 35mIST-AKL
$1,053
9/7Tue
1 stopChina Southern
27h 15mAKL-IST
29/7Mon
1 stopChina Southern
38h 35mIST-AKL
$1,077
9/7Tue
1 stopChina Southern
27h 15mAKL-IST
14/8Wed
1 stopChina Southern
38h 35mIST-AKL
$1,082
21/6Fri
1 stopChina Eastern
44h 30mAKL-IST
28/6Fri
1 stopChina Eastern
40h 45mIST-AKL
$1,941
6/6Thu
2 stopsOman Air
38h 55mAKL-IST
20/9Fri
2 stopsOman Air
42h 50mIST-AKL
$1,958
17/7Wed
1 stopTurkish Airlines
28h 30mAKL-IST
20/8Tue
1 stopTurkish Airlines
30h 15mIST-AKL
$2,031
6/6Thu
1 stopTurkish Airlines
24h 50mAKL-IST
22/9Sun
1 stopTurkish Airlines
36h 15mIST-AKL
$2,041
3/7Wed
2 stopsOman Air
38h 55mAKL-IST
28/7Sun
2 stopsOman Air
40h 50mIST-AKL
$2,156
9/6Sun
1 stopChina Eastern
44h 30mAKL-IST
10/8Sat
1 stopChina Eastern
40h 45mIST-AKL
$2,220
18/7Thu
2 stopsEtihad Airways
30h 30mAKL-IST
15/10Tue
2 stopsEtihad Airways
45h 00mIST-AKL
$2,385

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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.
14/7Sun
1 stopSichuan Airlines
28h 30mAKL-IST
$577
30/6Sun
1 stopSichuan Airlines
28h 30mAKL-IST
$579
30/6Sun
1 stopSichuan Airlines
28h 30mAKL-IST
$580
2/7Tue
1 stopChina Eastern
44h 30mAKL-IST
$1,149
29/5Wed
1 stopTurkish Airlines
24h 50mAKL-IST
$1,231
30/5Thu
1 stopTurkish Airlines
24h 50mAKL-IST
$1,241
19/6Wed
1 stopChina Eastern
44h 30mAKL-IST
$1,248
6/9Fri
1 stopQatar Airways
38h 20mAKL-IST
$1,492
7/7Sun
3 stopsEmirates
30h 55mAKL-IST
$7,761
30/6Sun
3 stopsEmirates
35h 40mAKL-IST
$9,556

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Recent domestic flight deals

4/6Tue
directTurkish Airlines
1h 35mKYA-IST
5/6Wed
directTurkish Airlines
1h 25mIST-KYA
$125
5/6Wed
directPegasus Airlines
1h 15mADB-IST
6/6Thu
directPegasus Airlines
1h 05mIST-ADB
$131
3/7Wed
directTurkish Airlines
1h 30mKYA-IST
9/7Tue
directTurkish Airlines
1h 25mIST-KYA
$131
6/6Thu
directPegasus Airlines
1h 15mADB-IST
7/6Fri
directPegasus Airlines
1h 05mIST-ADB
$154
28/6Fri
multi-stopBritish Airways
17h 45mDLM-IST
2/7Tue
multi-stopBritish Airways
16h 30mIST-DLM
$1,287
28/6Fri
multi-stopAir Algerie
21h 35mAYT-IST
1/7Mon
multi-stopAir Algerie
20h 55mIST-AYT
$1,298
21/6Fri
multi-stopAir Algerie
21h 35mAYT-IST
30/6Sun
multi-stopAir Algerie
20h 55mIST-AYT
$1,336
29/6Sat
multi-stopBritish Airways
9h 55mDLM-IST
2/7Tue
multi-stopBritish Airways
16h 30mIST-DLM
$1,371
30/7Tue
multi-stopScandinavian Airlines
11h 25mGZP-IST
31/7Wed
multi-stopScandinavian Airlines
11h 35mIST-GZP
$1,917
30/7Tue
multi-stopScandinavian Airlines
11h 50mGZP-IST
31/7Wed
multi-stopScandinavian Airlines
11h 35mIST-GZP
$2,249

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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.
23/5Thu
multi-stopOman Air
38h 55mAKL-IST
1/6Sat
multi-stopOman Air
40h 50mIST-AKL
$2,077
23/5Thu
multi-stopTurkish Airlines
34h 45mAKL-IST
1/6Sat
multi-stopTurkish Airlines
24h 50mIST-AKL
$2,079
23/5Thu
multi-stopTurkish Airlines
34h 45mAKL-IST
1/6Sat
multi-stopTurkish Airlines
24h 50mIST-AKL
$2,174
23/5Thu
multi-stopChina Eastern
44h 30mAKL-IST
2/6Sun
multi-stopChina Eastern
40h 45mIST-AKL
$2,179
23/5Thu
multi-stop
38h 55mAKL-IST
2/6Sun
multi-stop
41h 45mIST-AKL
$2,402
23/5Thu
multi-stop
34h 45mAKL-IST
1/6Sat
multi-stop
40h 50mIST-AKL
$2,551
23/5Thu
multi-stop
38h 55mAKL-IST
2/6Sun
multi-stop
26h 05mIST-AKL
$2,577
23/5Thu
multi-stopQatar Airways
31h 30mAKL-IST
2/6Sun
multi-stopQatar Airways
21h 40mIST-AKL
$2,766
23/5Thu
multi-stopEmirates
29h 55mAKL-IST
2/6Sun
multi-stopEmirates
38h 30mIST-AKL
$2,881
23/5Thu
multi-stopEmirates
30h 55mAKL-IST
2/6Sun
multi-stopEmirates
30h 00mIST-AKL
$3,056

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Flights to Istanbul Airport

Destination:

Istanbul Airport (IST)Türkiye

Return flight deals:

Istanbul Airport - New Zealand

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