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How Much Does it Cost To Fly To Istanbul?

Prices starting at C$865 for one-way flights and C$1,156 for round trip flights were available in the last 7 days. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

Flights To Istanbul

As you fly into Ataturk International Airport (IST), you can gaze out the plane window and behold the city of Istanbul, once home of the great Ottoman Empire. You can still see remnants of the Walls of Constantinople, as well as the city's numerous mosques, synagogues, palaces, elaborate churches, castles, and towers. Everywhere you look is one sightseeing adventure after another. Most people can't wait to head straight for the city's famous bazaars. At Sahaflar, the Spice Bazaar, Carsamba, or the Grand Bazaar, you can haggle over exotic clothing, rugs, spices, jewelry, and other trinkets. Everywhere you turn is a shopping opportunity that you won't want to miss.

Transportation from IST

You might want to search for hotels near Ataturk International to spend your first night in Turkey, as the airport is located about 15 miles west of Istanbul. Most of the major hotels offer free transportation to and from the airport. You can utilize a variety of transportation options to head into the city from the airport. The official taxis are located outside of the airport's terminal, and should offer the best fares. The airport shuttle service Havatas is located right outside the airport terminal in the second parking lane, and a shuttle leaves every half-hour. You can also utilize the underground metro at the airport to travel into the city. Metro tickets to Istanbul are cheap, but there are a numerous stairs to reach the underground train service, so you might want to avoid the metro if you are loaded down with luggage. Within the airport's terminal are numerous car rental kiosks as well.

Explore the Sites of Istanbul

At Travelocity, you will find numerous Istanbul vacation packages that combine your plane ticket, hotel room, and entertainment in one bundle. Get mobile exclusive deals on the Travelocity app, and have cheap flights to Istanbul at your fingertips. Before you know it, you can be in the city of sultans, exploring the grand Hagia Sophia or the Blue Mosque.

How to find cheap flights

What is the best day to buy a plane ticket?

Airfares offered on Fridays tend to be the cheapest, according to flight demand on Travelocity.ca in 2019. Purchasing your airfares on a Monday or Tuesday can also provide better value, however our advice if you’re looking to save money is to avoid booking on a Saturday. Our data shows, the start of the weekend has the highest ticket values on average, so keep this in mind if you’re browsing flight deals on a weekend.

What are the cheapest days to fly?

Frequent travellers may already know this, but earlier in the week is often the cheapest time to fly. Flights departing on a Tuesday are the cheapest of the week. Since weekend flights tend to be more popular, this causes the prices to rise which is why on average, airfares booked on Travelocity.ca in 2019 were most expensive for Saturday departures.

How far in advance can you book a flight?

Here’s the deal: It is typically possible to start comparing international airfares on Travelocity.ca up to 12 months in advance. However, it does depend on the carrier as not all airlines release their prices that far out. According to our 2019 flight demand trends, last minute planners can still bag a bargain with some of the cheapest fares appearing 1-2 weeks prior to their travel dates.

How can I save money on airline tickets?

We'll let you in on a secret...You can save big on flights if you mix and match your airlines and fare types. In fact, travellers who booked flights on Travelocity.ca in 2019 saved close to 55% when their return flights consisted of two different airlines or fare types.

*According to flight demand on Travelocity.ca from January to December 2019. Savings are subject to change and may vary depending on selections made.

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Flight Review

Jan 10, 2020

Arrived on time.

Oct 31, 2019

Great connections in Istanbul. Overall an easy flight

Jul 17, 2018

Turkish airlines is best in world.

May 3, 2018

Getting hot towels in coach was great plus the comfort packs that included slippers, toothbrush & paste, socks, blindfold, ear plugs & lip balm. I've never seen live plants in an airplane washroom before.

Apr 26, 2018

i love Turkish Airline

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.