Cheap flights to Istanbul

Flights to Istanbul in 2022

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inAugustHigh demand for flights, 13% potential price rise
Cheapest inNovemberBest time to find cheap flights, 3% potential price drop
Average price1,172﷼Average for return flights in January 2022
Return from1,100﷼From Doha Hamad Intl to Istanbul
One-way from539﷼One-way flight from Doha Hamad Intl (DOH) to Istanbul

Cheap flights to Istanbul in January, February 2022

The best prices found for TR5 flights for January, February
Feb 20 - Feb 28
DOH

Doha Hamad Intl

SAW

Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen

Nonstop

4h 35m
SAW

Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen

DOH

Doha Hamad Intl

Nonstop

4h 05m
1,100﷼

Pegasus Airlines

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Deal found 1/22/22

Feb 23 - Feb 28
DOH

Doha Hamad Intl

SAW

Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen

Nonstop

4h 35m
SAW

Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen

DOH

Doha Hamad Intl

Nonstop

4h 05m
1,111﷼

Pegasus Airlines

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Deal found 1/22/22

Feb 23 - Mar 7
DOH

Doha Hamad Intl

SAW

Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen

Nonstop

4h 35m
SAW

Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen

DOH

Doha Hamad Intl

Nonstop

4h 05m
1,129﷼

Pegasus Airlines

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Deal found 1/24/22

Istanbul 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Istanbul found for this year
Feb 20 - Feb 28
DOH

Doha Hamad Intl

SAW

Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen

Nonstop

4h 35m
SAW

Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen

DOH

Doha Hamad Intl

Nonstop

4h 05m
1,100﷼

Pegasus Airlines

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Deal found 1/22/22

Feb 23 - Feb 28
DOH

Doha Hamad Intl

SAW

Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen

Nonstop

4h 35m
SAW

Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen

DOH

Doha Hamad Intl

Nonstop

4h 05m
1,111﷼

Pegasus Airlines

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Deal found 1/22/22

Feb 23 - Mar 7
DOH

Doha Hamad Intl

SAW

Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen

Nonstop

4h 35m
SAW

Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen

DOH

Doha Hamad Intl

Nonstop

4h 05m
1,129﷼

Pegasus Airlines

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Deal found 1/24/22

Last minute flights to Istanbul

Late deals on return flights to Istanbul, departing today and this week
Jan 30 - Feb 18
DOH

Doha Hamad Intl

SAW

Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen

Nonstop

4h 35m
SAW

Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen

DOH

Doha Hamad Intl

Nonstop

4h 05m
1,143﷼

Pegasus Airlines

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Deal found 1/21/22

Jan 29 - Jan 30
DOH

Doha Hamad Intl

SAW

Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen

Nonstop

4h 35m
SAW

Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen

DOH

Doha Hamad Intl

Nonstop

4h 05m
1,165﷼

Pegasus Airlines

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Deal found 1/22/22

Feb 3 - Feb 12
DOH

Doha Hamad Intl

SAW

Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen

2 stops

20h 25m
SAW

Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen

DOH

Doha Hamad Intl

Nonstop

4h 05m
1,205﷼

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 1/23/22

Can I fly to Istanbul from Qatar right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Qatar to Istanbul

Most visitors from Qatar need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Istanbul.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Qatar must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 for rt-pcr (naat) and 48 for antigen (quick-test) hours before departing to Istanbul.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Qatar are not required to quarantine after entering Istanbul.

Documents
Form for Entry to Turkey - Mandatory to fill 72h before arrival.


Can I fly back to Qatar from Istanbul?

Returning to Qatar from Istanbul

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Istanbul must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Qatar.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Istanbul are not required to quarantine after entering Qatar.

What is the cheapest month to fly to Istanbul?

The cheapest ticket to Istanbul found for each month in 2022 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.

January

1,234﷼

February

1,234﷼

March

1,161﷼

April

1,321﷼

May

1,288﷼

June

1,704﷼

July

2,109﷼

August

1,205﷼

September

1,176﷼

October

1,183﷼

November

1,031﷼

December

1,024﷼

December is currently the cheapest month to fly to Istanbul. At this moment in time July is the most expensive month. These prices are determined by multiple factors and booking in advance can help keep costs down if your schedule is not as flexible.

When is the best time to fly to Istanbul?

Average Istanbul flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2022 and 2023 by month

DOH - TR5

Price

1,023﷼ - 2,509﷼

TR5

Temperature

5 - 23 °C

TR5

Precipitation

10 - 100 mm

Whilst there are several times of the year to choose from, September is seen as the time to fly to Istanbul, however, it is possible to get good deals throughout the year. If you are looking for warm weather when you arrive off of your flight to Istanbul then July is statistically the hottest. December is historically the period with most rainfall.

When is the best time to book a flight to Istanbul?

The price you pay for your flight to Istanbul may vary depending on when you book. For the best chance of a lower fare, look to book 60 days in advance of your trip. Fares are likely to increase a fortnight or so before your departure date.

How long is the flight to Istanbul?

Istanbul, Turkey, sits right at the center of Asia and Europe, with an airport serving as one of the major hubs into these continents. Flight times to Istanbul primarily depend on the preferred airline and stopovers in between the flights. Direct flights from Doha, Qatar, range between 4h 10min-4h 45min, whereas one-stop flights take approximately 17h 5min.

Where can you get direct flights to Istanbul from?

Direct flights to Istanbul come from several neighboring countries, like Qatar, Ethiopia, and as far as Germany. The most popular flights come from Doha, Qatar (DOH); Qatar Airways, Turkish Airlines, Air Arabia, and Royal Jordanian are airlines offering flights from Doha. Ethiopian Airlines dominates direct flights from Addis Ababa (ADD), with Turkish Airlines and Egypt Air flying the same route. From Dubai (DXB) fly nonstop with Emirates Airlines and Turkish Airlines.

How do you get from the Istanbul airport to the city center?

Buses and taxi services connect Istanbul International Airport to the city center, costing you between QR 3.28-18.93 with a duration of 50-100min depending on the traffic levels; however, there is also a metro line and car hires available. Just outside every airport level there are airport taxi ranks, and depending on the time of travel, taxi fares vary but average QR 155.75. From the airport, two bus shuttles operate every 30-45 minutes, directly to and from the city center at a low cost of QR 12. The metro line in Istanbul is still in operation; from the airport, take the M11 to Gayrettepe, with an expected train swap to M2 taking you to Vezneciler Station, which is within walking distance to Sultanahmet Square, the city center. Renting a car is also an option available for more convenient and independent travel around the city and to the city center.

What are some things to do in Istanbul?

Istanbul is a city full of Turkish and European culture, offering a variety of things to see and experience. Although the city is famous for their renowned Blue Mosque, it also has hidden gems only a few know. One simply cannot afford to miss the delight of seeing the Topkapi Palace. For almost half a century, generations of sultans enjoyed residing within the four lush green courtyards of this pavilion. Enjoy a scenic ride around the city on the Bosphorus Cruise, sailing through the Asian and European shores displaying mansions and old places galore. End the day by enjoying Instanbul’s nightlife scene, with live local music, sipping on your favorite cold drink. With several establishments around the city, Turkey is also famous for its rejuvenating Hamam scrub, leaving your body refreshed and clean, you’ve got to try it.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly to Istanbul?

Depending on the passport type, the purpose of your visit, and the country of origin, most travellers require some kind of visa to enter Istanbul, with different fees. Qatar passport holders qualify to obtain an e-visa, valid for 30-90 days. The e-visa is available for purchase online, with specific requirements for each country.

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