£22 is the cheapest deal found on momondo in the last two weeks for a flight to Istanbul. This flight is from Ankara and is 92% cheaper than most flights to Istanbul. To find the cheapest price to Istanbul from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.
In general, March is the cheapest month to fly from United Kingdom to Istanbul. Due to it being the ‘off-season’ during this time, you can expect flight prices to be around £138. If you’re not able to fly to Istanbul in March, then January is your next best option. Flight prices from United Kingdom to Istanbul during January average around £142.
The ideal time to book your flight to Istanbul is 60 days in advance, when prices tend to average £181. Don’t hesitate to check prices now though, because momondo users recently found tickets for as low as £78.
On average, the least expensive day to fly to Istanbul from United Kingdom is on a Wednesday. momondo users have found tickets for Wednesday departures for as low as £194. However, this price may fluctuate depending on the airline, the season, and holidays. When flying out on a Saturday, the most expensive travel day of the week, you can expect to see flight prices from United Kingdom to Istanbul for around £215.
Our most recent data shows that the best time of day to fly to Istanbul is at midday. Flights from United Kingdom to Istanbul during this time can be as low as £183. In contrast, the most expensive time of day to depart to Istanbul is in the evening when prices are around £219.
Hikers looking for a more family-friendly day in the great outdoors would be best suited to plan their flight to Istanbul for April, May, and June, when they can visit Gezi Parki and enjoy all that the park has to offer.
Finding an alternative and possibly cheaper destination airport near Istanbul is possible. If you are planning a flight to Istanbul, consider booking flights to Istanbul Airport (21 mi from Istanbul city centre), Tekirdag Corlu Airport (55 mi from Istanbul city centre), İzmit Cengiz Topel Airport (61 mi from Istanbul city centre) or Bursa Yenişehir Airport (62 mi from Istanbul city centre).
You can find deals at İzmit Cengiz Topel Airport for £213pp on average, but that price can change based on your departure airport. To save money, try momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.
Currently, Turkey travel restrictions include travel to Istanbul. Turkey has restricted the entry of travellers who have transited or have been in the following countries in the past 14 days, are passport holders of the following countries, or are arriving from the following countries: Algeria, Angola, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cameroon, Canada, Chad, China, Colombia, Cote d’Ivoire, Czechia, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominica, Ecuador, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece. Guatemala, Hungary, India, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Italy, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, , Kosovo, Kuwait, Latvia, Lebanon, Mauritania, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Nepal, the Netherlands, Niger, North Macedonia, Norway, Oman, Panama, Peru, the Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Saudi Arabia, Slovenia, Spain, Sri Lanka, South Korea, Sudan, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tunisia, Ukraine, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, and Uzbekistan. Turkish citizens/residents who were in these countries in the past 14 days are allowed to enter Turkey but are subject to a 14-day quarantine requirement. Turkish Ministry of Health officials screen travellers at airports using thermal cameras. Sabiha Gokcen International Airport (SAW) is closed. If you are planning to travel to Istanbul at this time, it is recommended that you stay up to date on current restrictions and follow proper safety measures while in public.