Flights

Start planning your next trip to Istanbul and save by booking your flights to Istanbul Airport in advance.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. What airlines fly to Istanbul Airport?

Turkish Airlines, Red Wings, Iraqi Airways, and Scar Air are just a few of the airlines that operate flights to and from Istanbul Airport. You can view the complete list of airlines flying to IST Airport here.

2. Why are flights to Istanbul so expensive?

Flight rates to Istanbul will vary based on factors like travel dates, departure location, class, etc. However, flights to Istanbul are generally quite reasonable from major destinations and travel hubs, especially those on the East Coast of the United States.

3. Which airline is the cheapest for flying to Istanbul?

Norse Atlantic Airways (UK) and Turkish Airlines currently offer the cheapest fares to Istanbul.

4. What months are the cheapest to fly to Istanbul?

The cheapest months to fly to Istanbul Airport vary depending on where you’re coming from. If you’re flying from the United States, January is usually the least expensive. In general, flights are less expensive from November to February, which marks the off-season.

5. Which months are most expensive to fly to Istanbul Airport?

Flights to Istanbul Airport are more expensive during summer, which is the peak season. The most expensive months to fly to Istanbul Airport are June and July.

6. When should I book my flight to Istanbul?

We recommend booking your flight to Istanbul at least two months ahead for the best price. Don’t wait until the last minute to get most affordable fares.

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Istanbul Airport Code:
IATA: IST | ICAO: LTFM