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Flight information for Edinburgh to Istanbul

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Best price found

£78

Fastest flight time

4h 15m

Direct flights

None

Airports in Istanbul

2 airports
The best one-way flight to Istanbul from Edinburgh in the past 72 hours is £78. The best return flight deal from Edinburgh to Istanbul found on momondo in the last 72 hours is £158.
The fastest flight from Edinburgh to Istanbul takes 4h 15m
There are no direct flights from Edinburgh to Istanbul. Popular non-direct routes for this connection are Edinburgh Turnhouse Airport - Istanbul Airport and Edinburgh Turnhouse Airport - Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport.
There are 2 airports near Istanbul: Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen (SAW), Istanbul (IST)

How to get the cheapest flight ticket from Edinburgh to Istanbul

Look no further. We've gone through all the searches for this route on momondo so you have the important information and insights to find the cheapest flight ticket for your trip

What is the cheapest month to fly from Edinburgh to Istanbul?

January

The cheapest time of year to fly to Istanbul from Edinburgh is January. The most expensive is July.

What is the cheapest airline that flies to Istanbul from Edinburgh?

Air France

Air France, Bakhtar Afghan Airline, and British Airways are the most popular carriers operating from Edinburgh to Istanbul

What is the cheapest Edinburgh to Istanbul flight route?

Edinburgh Turnhouse - Istanbul

Fly from Edinburgh Turnhouse to Istanbul for the best Edinburgh - Istanbul flight prices

How far in advance should you book Edinburgh to Istanbul flights?

30 days before

The cheapest time to buy a flight from Edinburgh to Istanbul is approximately 30 days to departure

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 Newcastle upon Tyne Airport which is located in Newcastle upon Tyne or Glasgow Intl Airport which is located in Glasgow. 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 August with an average price of £139 RT.

Edinburgh Turnhouse Airport (EDI) to Istanbul Airport (IST)£139
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Edinburgh Turnhouse Airport (EDI) to Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW)£156
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Newcastle upon Tyne Airport (NCL) to Istanbul Airport (IST)£204
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Newcastle upon Tyne Airport (NCL) to Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW)£204
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Glasgow Intl Airport (GLA) to Istanbul Airport (IST)£142
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Glasgow Intl Airport (GLA) to Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW)£174
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Easily compare return flights from Edinburgh to Istanbul

Below you can see the best fares for your return flight route over the next three months. All fares were found on momondo this week. Browse the quickest and cheapest flights from Edinburgh to Istanbul by changing tabs
Multiple Airlines
5 Oct
EDI02:25Edinburgh Turnhouse
8h 40m
1 stop
SAW11:05Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
8 Oct
SAW07:10Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
12h 05m
1 stop
EDI19:15Edinburgh Turnhouse
Lufthansa
16 Jan
EDI07:30Edinburgh Turnhouse
6h 40m
1 stop
IST14:10Istanbul
20 Jan
IST14:00Istanbul
6h 55m
1 stop
EDI20:55Edinburgh Turnhouse
British Airways
12 Dec
EDI08:45Edinburgh Turnhouse
6h 45m
1 stop
IST15:30Istanbul
9 Jan
IST02:45Istanbul
8h 05m
1 stop
EDI10:50Edinburgh Turnhouse
Turkish Airlines
27 Oct
EDI12:40Edinburgh Turnhouse
4h 25m
IST17:05Istanbul
3 Nov
IST10:10Istanbul
4h 40m
EDI14:50Edinburgh Turnhouse
KLM
25 Oct
EDI05:10Edinburgh Turnhouse
28h 55m
1 stop
IST10:05Istanbul
4 Nov
IST13:55Istanbul
25h 20m
1 stop
EDI15:15Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple Airlines
13 Nov
EDI00:55Edinburgh Turnhouse
8h 10m
1 stop
SAW09:05Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
15 Nov
SAW09:25Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
10h 20m
1 stop
EDI19:45Edinburgh Turnhouse

Find the cheapest one-way flights from Edinburgh to Istanbul

If you're looking for one-way flights from Edinburgh to Istanbul, view some of our deals below provided by Aegean Airlines and Air France
Multiple Airlines
20 Sep
EDI02:45Edinburgh Turnhouse
11h 40m
1 stop
SAW14:25Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Aegean Airlines
8 Dec
EDI06:50Edinburgh Turnhouse
25h 10m
1 stop
IST08:00Istanbul
Air France
5 Jan
EDI01:05Edinburgh Turnhouse
8h 45m
1 stop
IST09:50Istanbul

Search last-minute flights to Istanbul from Edinburgh

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Multiple Airlines
16 Aug
EDI10:25Edinburgh Turnhouse
15h 25m
1 stop
SAW01:50Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
26 Aug
SAW06:25Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
15h 55m
2 stops
EDI22:20Edinburgh Turnhouse
Turkish Airlines
18 Aug
EDI12:40Edinburgh Turnhouse
4h 25m
IST17:05Istanbul
2 Sep
IST10:05Istanbul
23h 55m
1 stop
EDI10:00Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple Airlines
16 Aug
EDI10:25Edinburgh Turnhouse
15h 25m
1 stop
SAW01:50Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
23 Aug
SAW12:15Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
11h 40m
2 stops
EDI23:55Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple Airlines
16 Aug
EDI10:25Edinburgh Turnhouse
7h 00m
1 stop
IST17:25Istanbul
26 Aug
IST02:55Istanbul
11h 20m
2 stops
EDI14:15Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple Airlines
16 Aug
EDI10:25Edinburgh Turnhouse
15h 25m
1 stop
SAW01:50Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
23 Aug
SAW15:30Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
7h 00m
1 stop
EDI22:30Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple Airlines
16 Aug
EDI10:25Edinburgh Turnhouse
15h 25m
1 stop
SAW01:50Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
22 Aug
SAW20:15Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
43h 55m
2 stops
EDI16:10Edinburgh Turnhouse

Best airlines flying from Edinburgh to Istanbul

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Air FrancePriceFrom £142Free CancellationRating
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KLMPriceFrom £149Free CancellationRating
7.6
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LufthansaPriceFrom £161Free CancellationRating
7.2
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Aegean AirlinesPriceFrom £167Free CancellationRating
8.4
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British AirwaysPriceFrom £196Free CancellationRating
6.3
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Turkish AirlinesPriceFrom £256Free CancellationRating
8.1
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Bakhtar Afghan AirlinePriceFrom £260Free CancellationRating
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British Airways flights from Edinburgh to Istanbul

Our best British Airways deals on Edinburgh to Istanbul flight tickets
British Airways
12 Dec
EDI08:45Edinburgh Turnhouse
6h 45m
1 stop
IST15:30Istanbul
9 Jan
IST02:45Istanbul
8h 05m
1 stop
EDI10:50Edinburgh Turnhouse
British Airways
7 Nov
EDI08:45Edinburgh Turnhouse
6h 45m
1 stop
IST15:30Istanbul
14 Nov
IST02:45Istanbul
8h 05m
1 stop
EDI10:50Edinburgh Turnhouse

Turkish Airlines flights from Edinburgh to Istanbul

Our best Turkish Airlines deals on Edinburgh to Istanbul flight tickets
Turkish Airlines
27 Oct
EDI12:40Edinburgh Turnhouse
4h 25m
IST17:05Istanbul
3 Nov
IST10:10Istanbul
4h 40m
EDI14:50Edinburgh Turnhouse
Turkish Airlines
27 Sep
EDI12:40Edinburgh Turnhouse
4h 25m
IST17:05Istanbul
4 Oct
IST09:25Istanbul
4h 25m
EDI13:50Edinburgh Turnhouse
Turkish Airlines
26 Sep
EDI06:40Edinburgh Turnhouse
4h 25m
IST11:05Istanbul
13 Dec
IST09:10Istanbul
4h 40m
EDI13:50Edinburgh Turnhouse

  • Are airlines flying from Edinburgh Turnhouse to Istanbul offering flexible cancellation due to COVID-19?

    Some of our partner airlines flying from Edinburgh Turnhouse to Istanbul are adapting new policies due to the global impact of COVID-19. Some of the airlines that may be waiving their cancellation fees are Turkish Airlines, KLM, and British Airways. You can search for the full list of airlines such as Turkish Airlines that are offering this flexibility.

  • How far is Edinburgh Turnhouse to Istanbul by plane?

    The distance between Edinburgh Turnhouse and Istanbul is about 1771.3 mi. 4h 25m is a normal flight duration for this route.



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.


Alternative routes for Edinburgh to Istanbul

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