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When you’re planning your trip from Edinburgh to Istanbul, the most popular airport-to-airport route is Edinburgh Turnhouse Airport to Istanbul Airport. You may be looking for an airport near Edinburgh Turnhouse Airport to depart from when travelling to Istanbul and luckily, there are options! You can try Glasgow Intl Airport which is located in Glasgow or Newcastle upon Tyne Airport which is located in Newcastle upon Tyne. You may be looking for an airport near Istanbul Airport to land at when travelling from Edinburgh and Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport, located in Istanbul is a great option. The least expensive flight option from Edinburgh to Istanbul will typically be EDI — IST during the month of December with an average price of £92 RT.
|Edinburgh Turnhouse Airport (EDI) to Istanbul Airport (IST)||£92|
|Edinburgh Turnhouse Airport (EDI) to Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW)||£138|
|Glasgow Intl Airport (GLA) to Istanbul Airport (IST)||£111|
|Glasgow Intl Airport (GLA) to Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW)||£161|
|Newcastle upon Tyne Airport (NCL) to Istanbul Airport (IST)||£164|
|Newcastle upon Tyne Airport (NCL) to Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW)||£202|
|Air France||PriceFrom £127||Free Cancellation||Rating|
|Lufthansa||PriceFrom £161||Free Cancellation||Rating|
|British Airways||PriceFrom £200||Free Cancellation||Rating|
|KLM||PriceFrom £208||Free Cancellation||Rating|
|Turkish Airlines||PriceFrom £247||Free Cancellation||Rating|
The distance between Edinburgh Turnhouse and Istanbul is about 1771.3 mi. 4h 25m is a normal flight duration for this route.
Prices for flights from Edinburgh Turnhouse Airport to Istanbul were last updated today.
As of December 2023, there are 5 operators available to choose from for flights from Edinburgh Turnhouse Airport to Istanbul.
The minimum age a child must be to fly alone is five but airlines that offer an unaccompanied minor (UNMR) service will have their own age restrictions, including rules around flight length, timings, and stopovers. We always recommend checking with the individual airline you are booking with to travel from Edinburgh Turnhouse Airport to Istanbul.
The necessary travel and health documents for your Istanbul trip may vary depending on your travel plans and individual circumstances. Generally, you should have various documents, such as a national ID card or driver's license and a passport that is valid for six months beyond your scheduled arrival date. We recommend seeking advice from your airline or a trusted third party, such as IATA.
When you get flights from Edinburgh to Istanbul, you depart and arrive at modern terminals. Edinburgh Airport has a priority lane that you can use when you arrive, which means you won’t be held up in the queues. There are also airport hotels, should you want to get some rest before an early flight. Before you board your flight, you can make use of an airport lounge, such as Aspire Lounge, where you can relax before take-off. The airport also offers a range of restaurants, shops and currency exchange points. In Turkey, Istanbul Airport (IST) tends to have the edge over Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW), serving more flights. Istanbul Airport has slightly better transport links to the city centre too. Both airports have hotel facilities, car hire branches and currency exchange bureaus. You’ll find a range of restaurants and shops too. All airports on this route are accessible for those with disabilities. It’s recommended you call up ahead of your flight if you require assistance through the airports.
When you take flights from Edinburgh to Istanbul, you will find it easy to get to the terminal building ahead of your flight. One of the most popular ways to travel to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) is to get a bus. The Airlink 100 Express takes in the region of 30min and is great for budget travellers. You can also get the tram from the city centre to the terminal building in approximately 35min. A taxi or a rideshare app is a good idea if you want to be picked up from your doorstep. Whilst there are car park spaces at the airport too, should you want to drive. When you get to Istanbul Airport, you can travel to the city centre by taxi, which takes approximately 1 hour. The Havaist Shuttle also runs from the terminal to the city in about 1h 30min. From Sabiha Gockcen Airport you can get the number 251 bus, which takes about 1h 50min to the centre. Alternatively, a taxi, or rideshare journey, takes in the region of 1h 40min.
When you arrive at Istanbul airports, you can reach the city with ease. However, there are other cities that you can reach too. From Istanbul Airport you can get to Corlu in approximately 1h 10min if you’re driving or Karaburun in about 30 minutes by car. If you’re arriving at Sabiha Gokcen Airport, then you can get to Gebze in around 30 miutesn if you’re driving or 1h 15min using public transport. Whilst Papatya Sokak is around 30 minutes drive from the airport or 35 minutes if you’re driving. Should you go from Istanbul to another city, such as Ankara, you can take a 1-hour internal flight. In general, driving to nearby locations tends to be a better option than public transport.
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