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Flight information for Glasgow to Istanbul

Find info about flight duration, direct flights, and airports for your flight from Glasgow to Istanbul

Best price found

£91

Fastest flight time

6h 55m

Direct flights

None

Airports in Istanbul

2 airports
The best one-way flight to Istanbul from Glasgow in the past 72 hours is £91. The best return flight deal from Glasgow to Istanbul found on momondo in the last 72 hours is £110.
The fastest flight from Glasgow to Istanbul takes 6h 55m
There are no direct flights from Glasgow to Istanbul. Popular non-direct routes for this connection are Glasgow Intl Airport - Istanbul Airport and Glasgow Intl 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 Glasgow 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 Glasgow to Istanbul?

January

The cheapest time of year to fly to Istanbul from Glasgow is January. The most expensive is December.

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

Air France

Aegean Airlines, Air France, and British Airways are the most popular carriers operating from Glasgow to Istanbul

What is the cheapest Glasgow to Istanbul flight route?

Glasgow Intl - Istanbul

Fly from Glasgow Intl to Istanbul for the best Glasgow - Istanbul flight prices

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

60 days before

The cheapest time to buy a flight from Glasgow to Istanbul is approximately 60 days to departure

Edinburgh Turnhouse Airport (EDI) to Istanbul Airport (IST)£133
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Edinburgh Turnhouse Airport (EDI) to Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW)£133
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Glasgow Intl Airport (GLA) to Istanbul Airport (IST)£155
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Glasgow Intl Airport (GLA) to Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW)£168
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When you’re planning your trip from Glasgow to Istanbul, the most popular airport-to-airport route is Glasgow Intl Airport to Istanbul Airport. If you are looking for alternate airports to fly out of when travelling to Istanbul, you can try Edinburgh Turnhouse Airport or Glasgow Intl Airport which are located in Edinburgh and Glasgow respectively. When travelling from Glasgow, it is helpful to have an alternative airport to fly into when you land in Istanbul. Good options for arrival airports in Istanbul, you can try Istanbul Airport (in Istanbul) or Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport (in Istanbul). The cheapest route from Glasgow to Istanbul is EDI — IST with an average price of £133 RT during the month of May.


Easily compare return flights from Glasgow 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 Glasgow to Istanbul by changing tabs
KLM
5 Nov
GLA06:40Glasgow Intl
27h 15m
1 stop
IST08:55Istanbul
12 Nov
IST12:55Istanbul
7h 05m
1 stop
GLA20:00Glasgow Intl
Multiple Airlines
7 Nov
GLA14:10Glasgow Intl
8h 10m
1 stop
SAW22:20Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
11 Nov
SAW09:25Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
10h 55m
2 stops
GLA20:20Glasgow Intl
Lufthansa
3 Sep
GLA02:00Glasgow Intl
13h 15m
1 stop
IST15:15Istanbul
14 Sep
IST13:55Istanbul
7h 00m
1 stop
GLA20:55Glasgow Intl
British Airways
8 Sep
GLA08:20Glasgow Intl
10h 10m
1 stop
IST18:30Istanbul
15 Sep
IST04:00Istanbul
10h 00m
1 stop
GLA14:00Glasgow Intl
Multiple Airlines
14 Jun
GLA03:35Glasgow Intl
30h 15m
2 stops
SAW09:50Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
23 Jun
SAW09:55Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
33h 30m
2 stops
GLA19:25Glasgow Intl
Multiple Airlines
13 Jun
GLA16:30Glasgow Intl
22h 40m
2 stops
SAW15:10Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
20 Jun
SAW05:40Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
23h 30m
1 stop
GLA05:10Glasgow Intl

Find the cheapest one-way flights from Glasgow to Istanbul

If you're looking for one-way flights from Glasgow to Istanbul, view some of our deals below provided by British Airways and Lufthansa
Multiple Airlines
28 May
GLA14:40Glasgow Intl
24h 30m
2 stops
SAW15:10Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
British Airways
9 Sep
GLA04:05Glasgow Intl
13h 50m
1 stop
IST17:55Istanbul
Multiple Airlines
28 May
GLA07:30Glasgow Intl
8h 10m
1 stop
SAW15:40Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen

Search last-minute flights to Istanbul from Glasgow

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Multiple Airlines
28 May
GLA07:30Glasgow Intl
8h 10m
1 stop
SAW15:40Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
3 Jun
SAW07:30Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
25h 35m
2 stops
GLA09:05Glasgow Intl
Lufthansa
23 May
GLA09:10Glasgow Intl
6h 05m
1 stop
IST15:15Istanbul
27 May
IST09:55Istanbul
10h 55m
1 stop
GLA20:50Glasgow Intl
Multiple Airlines
28 May
GLA07:30Glasgow Intl
8h 10m
1 stop
SAW15:40Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
3 Jun
SAW09:55Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
23h 10m
1 stop
GLA09:05Glasgow Intl
Multiple Airlines
23 May
GLA10:30Glasgow Intl
8h 05m
1 stop
SAW18:35Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
30 May
SAW17:00Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
19h 55m
2 stops
GLA12:55Glasgow Intl
Multiple Airlines
28 May
GLA14:40Glasgow Intl
24h 30m
2 stops
SAW15:10Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
3 Jun
SAW04:00Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
36h 15m
2 stops
GLA16:15Glasgow Intl
Multiple Airlines
28 May
GLA07:30Glasgow Intl
8h 10m
1 stop
SAW15:40Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
3 Jun
SAW06:25Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
24h 20m
2 stops
GLA06:45Glasgow Intl

Best airlines flying from Glasgow to Istanbul

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Air FrancePriceFrom £120Free CancellationRating
7.8
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Aegean AirlinesPriceFrom £127Free CancellationRating
8.4
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LufthansaPriceFrom £139Free CancellationRating
7.3
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KLMPriceFrom £140Free CancellationRating
7.8
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British AirwaysPriceFrom £193Free CancellationRating
6.7
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Turkish AirlinesPriceFrom £209Free CancellationRating
8.2
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Bakhtar Afghan AirlinePriceFrom £255Free CancellationRating
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Lufthansa flights from Glasgow to Istanbul

Our best Lufthansa deals on Glasgow to Istanbul flight tickets
Lufthansa
3 Sep
GLA02:00Glasgow Intl
13h 15m
1 stop
IST15:15Istanbul
14 Sep
IST13:55Istanbul
7h 00m
1 stop
GLA20:55Glasgow Intl
Lufthansa
7 Nov
GLA01:00Glasgow Intl
13h 10m
1 stop
IST14:10Istanbul
11 Nov
IST13:55Istanbul
6h 55m
1 stop
GLA20:50Glasgow Intl
Lufthansa
7 Sep
GLA08:55Glasgow Intl
6h 20m
1 stop
IST15:15Istanbul
14 Sep
IST13:55Istanbul
7h 00m
1 stop
GLA20:55Glasgow Intl

British Airways flights from Glasgow to Istanbul

Our best British Airways deals on Glasgow to Istanbul flight tickets
British Airways
8 Sep
GLA08:20Glasgow Intl
10h 10m
1 stop
IST18:30Istanbul
15 Sep
IST04:00Istanbul
10h 00m
1 stop
GLA14:00Glasgow Intl
British Airways
8 Sep
GLA08:20Glasgow Intl
10h 10m
1 stop
IST18:30Istanbul
13 Sep
IST13:50Istanbul
7h 35m
1 stop
GLA21:25Glasgow Intl
British Airways
8 Sep
GLA08:20Glasgow Intl
10h 10m
1 stop
IST18:30Istanbul
12 Sep
IST13:35Istanbul
7h 45m
1 stop
GLA21:20Glasgow Intl

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

    To ease the stress of booking flights, some of our airline partners flying from Glasgow to Istanbul are responding to the global pandemic. The following airlines may have a flexible cancellation policy to help accommodate travellers: British Airways, KLM, and Lufthansa.

  • How far is Glasgow to Istanbul by plane?

    Glasgow and Istanbul are 1807.1 mi apart from one another. Typically, this will take 6h 20m by plane in normal conditions.



There are no direct flights from Glasgow to Istanbul; however, there are lots of airlines that operate this route indirectly. For example, you can get cheap flights from Glasgow to Istanbul with British Airways, which takes around seven hours and 15 minutes. These flights most likely stop at London Heathrow Airport (LHR). You can also get one-way flights from Glasgow to Istanbul with Lufthansa, which take around six hours and 30 minutes. This flight requires one stopover, too, most often at Frankfurt Airport (FRA). Another airline that operates Glasgow to Istanbul flights is KLM, which takes about seven hours and 50 minutes. The airport you will transfer at is Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS).

Travelling to Glasgow Airport (GLA) from the city centre is easy. You can get the Airport Express service 500, which runs from the city centre to the terminal building. The total journey time for this is around 15 minutes. You can also reach the airport easily by car, with the M8 connecting the city centre and the terminal in around 15 minutes. Long and short-stay car parks are close to the terminal building. A taxi is also a convenient option, should you have a lot of baggage and want to be collected from your doorstep. Most flights will land at Istanbul Airport (IST), which is close to the centre of Istanbul. A taxi takes around 30 minutes in total. If you are travelling on a budget, the Istanbul Airport Shuttle takes a similar time between the airport and the city centre and is cheaper. On occasion, you might land at Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW). A taxi journey from this airport is around 30 minutes too. However, public transport from SAW is much longer and approximately two hours and 20 minutes to reach the city.

Glasgow Airport (GLA) has a lot to offer passengers. If you have an early flight, you can stay at a hotel in the airport the night before. You can also speed up your trip through security the next day by using the fast track service in place. Then you can access a lounge in the departures area, such as the UpperDeck Lounge, where you can relax before take-off. It is also a good airport to travel through if you have mobility issues, as help is always on hand. You can also request assistance through your airline before your flight. When you land in Istanbul, if you're travelling to the European side of the city, then Istanbul Airport (IST) is a better choice. Whereas if you are travelling to the Asian side of the city, Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW) might be closer for you. In general, GLA and both airports in Istanbul offer a range of food outlets, shops, currency exchange points and toilet facilities. So, you will be able to ensure that you are ready for your onward journey.


Both Istanbul Airport (IST) and Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW) are close to the centre of Istanbul, but they are also connected to other cities in the country. For instance, if you land at IST, you will be able to drive to Corlu in around one hour and five minutes or get to Kirklareli in about two hours and 25 minutes by car. If you are departing from SAW, then you can reach Darica in about 30 minutes by car or Sakarya in about one hour and 15 minutes if you’re driving. We recommend that you drive rather than taking public transport because, in general, you will find this a quicker way to get from city to city. If it’s further afield, such as Ankara, then a domestic flight is a good option.


Alternative routes for Glasgow to Istanbul

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Edinburgh to Istanbul Flights
Fastest flight time4h 25m
Cheapest price£133
Edinburgh to Dalaman Flights
Fastest flight time4h 30m
Cheapest price£156
Glasgow to Dalaman Flights
Fastest flight time4h 30m
Cheapest price£104
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Fastest flight time4h 15m
Cheapest price£147
Glasgow to Antalya Flights
Fastest flight time4h 30m
Cheapest price£127
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Fastest flight time14h 30m
Cheapest price£232
Edinburgh to Bodrum Flights
Fastest flight time4h 30m
Cheapest price£175
Edinburgh to Izmir Flights
Fastest flight time4h 35m
Cheapest price£171
Glasgow to Izmir Flights
Fastest flight time4h 35m
Cheapest price£195
Edinburgh to Adana Flights
Fastest flight time33h 20m
Cheapest price£241
Glasgow to Bodrum Flights
Fastest flight time4h 35m
Cheapest price£181
Aberdeen to Dalaman Flights
Fastest flight time8h 55m
Cheapest price£201

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