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Cheap flights to Istanbul from HK$6,037

This is the cheapest return flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 26-8. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
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22 Apr — 29 Apr1
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Flights to Istanbul in 2024

Find the latest flights to Istanbul in 2024, with up-to-date prices and availability. In the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made a total of 76,426 searches and data was last updated on 17 April 2024.

Popular in

January

Cheapest in

October

Average price

HK$6,687

Return from

HK$3,304

One-way from

HK$2,208
High demand for flights, 16% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 2% potential price drop
Average for return flights in April 2024
From Hong Kong Intl to Istanbul
One-way flight from Hong Kong Intl (HKG) to Istanbul

Cheap flights to Istanbul in April & May 2024

Discover affordable flights and deals to Istanbul in April and May 2024. In the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made a total of 76,426 searches and data was last updated on 17 April 2024.
The below flights offer some of the lowest fares to Istanbul in April and May 2024. Be sure to check back soon as deals update often.
Wed 1-508:55SEA - IST
2 stops21h 35mDelta
Wed 15-506:45IST - SEA
1 stop20h 55mDelta
Deal found 17-4HK$6,851
Wed 1-505:35SEA - IST
2 stops24h 55mDelta
Wed 8-506:45IST - SEA
2 stops21h 41mDelta
Deal found 16-4HK$6,930
Mon 6-519:40SEA - IST
1 stop18h 45mBritish Airways
Mon 13-520:15IST - SEA
1 stop25h 20mBritish Airways
Deal found 17-4HK$7,392
Mon 13-518:15SEA - IST
1 stop36h 15mDelta
Wed 19-606:45IST - SEA
1 stop20h 50mDelta
Deal found 17-4HK$7,689
Mon 13-518:15SEA - IST
1 stop36h 15mDelta
Thu 20-606:45IST - SEA
2 stops25h 40mDelta
Deal found 17-4HK$7,768
Mon 6-519:40SEA - IST
1 stop18h 45mBritish Airways
Fri 17-517:40IST - SEA
1 stop27h 55mBritish Airways
Deal found 16-4HK$7,783
Sun 5-513:10SEA - IST
2 stops22h 10mLufthansa
Mon 20-514:00IST - SEA
2 stops42h 27mLufthansa
Deal found 17-4HK$7,838
Thu 9-515:35SEA - IST
2 stops23h 00mBritish Airways
Wed 15-517:30IST - SEA
1 stop28h 00mBritish Airways
Deal found 17-4HK$7,916
Tue 7-513:35SEA - IST
1 stop16h 55mDelta
Thu 16-506:45IST - SEA
1 stop20h 55mDelta
Deal found 17-4HK$7,995

Istanbul 2024 flight deals

Explore flight deals for Istanbul in 2024, offering the best prices and options to suit your preferences. In the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made a total of 76,426 searches and data were last updated on 17 April 2024.
Check out some of the best flight deals to Istanbul in 2024. Check back in a little while for more flight options.
Mon 26-813:35SEA - IST
1 stop16h 55mDelta
Wed 11-906:45IST - SEA
1 stop21h 05mDelta
Deal found 17-4HK$6,037
Wed 11-909:30SEA - IST
2 stops21h 00mDelta
Tue 24-906:45IST - SEA
1 stop21h 05mDelta
Deal found 16-4HK$6,068
Wed 11-909:30SEA - IST
2 stops21h 00mDelta
Tue 24-906:45IST - SEA
1 stop21h 05mDelta
Deal found 15-4HK$6,076
Mon 26-813:35SEA - IST
1 stop16h 55mDelta
Wed 11-906:45IST - SEA
2 stops27h 01mDelta
Deal found 17-4HK$6,115
Wed 11-909:30SEA - IST
2 stops21h 00mDelta
Tue 24-906:45IST - SEA
2 stops22h 38mDelta
Deal found 16-4HK$6,147
Wed 11-909:30SEA - IST
2 stops21h 00mDelta
Tue 24-906:45IST - SEA
2 stops27h 01mDelta
Deal found 15-4HK$6,155
Wed 4-918:15SEA - IST
1 stop36h 15mDelta
Fri 13-906:45IST - SEA
2 stops24h 52mDelta
Deal found 16-4HK$6,202
Thu 5-913:35SEA - IST
1 stop16h 55mDelta
Fri 13-906:45IST - SEA
2 stops24h 52mDelta
Deal found 16-4HK$6,507
Wed 11-909:30SEA - IST
2 stops21h 00mDelta
Sun 22-906:45IST - SEA
2 stops25h 26mDelta
Deal found 16-4HK$6,538

Flights to Istanbul departing soon

Discover available last-minute flight options to Istanbul, providing immediate availability and potentially lower prices. In the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made a total of 76,426 searches and data was last updated on 17 April 2024.
Browse some of the flights available to Istanbul departing last-minute. Make sure to double check the price, time, and destination to confirm all are correct.
Wed 24-407:20SEA - IST
2 stops23h 10mDelta
Thu 9-506:45IST - SEA
2 stops25h 19mDelta
Deal found 16-4HK$9,459
Wed 24-408:55SEA - IST
2 stops21h 35mDelta
Sun 21-717:00IST - SEA
2 stops31h 23mDelta
Deal found 16-4HK$10,876
Wed 24-417:15SEA - IST
1 stop42h 20mEmirates
Tue 7-502:10IST - SEA
2 stops30h 42mEmirates
Deal found 17-4HK$15,285
Wed 24-410:49SEA - IST
2 stops45h 06mEmirates
Tue 7-502:10IST - SEA
2 stops30h 42mEmirates
Deal found 17-4HK$17,861
Wed 24-410:49SEA - IST
2 stops45h 06mEmirates
Sat 20-702:10IST - SEA
1 stop21h 15mEmirates
Deal found 16-4HK$18,103
Tue 23-416:30SEA - IST
2 stops61h 40mAsiana Airlines
Fri 24-501:50IST - SEA
2 stops42h 50mAsiana Airlines
Deal found 17-4HK$41,500

One-way flights to Istanbul

Explore one-way flight options to Istanbul for greater flexibility in your travel plans. Find up-to-date pricing and availability for one-way flights. In the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made a total of 76,426 searches and data was last updated on 17 April 2024.
If you're looking for options on one-way flights to Istanbul, check out these fares. Book a round-trip flight to Istanbul instead by using the search form above.
Mon 8-717:45SEA - IST
2 stops20h 40mBritish Airways
Deal found 16-4HK$7,008
Wed 19-613:30SEA - IST
1 stop16h 35mKLM
Deal found 17-4HK$7,721
Sun 7-700:30SEA - IST
2 stops32h 20mUnited Airlines
Deal found 16-4HK$9,067
Wed 10-700:40SEA - IST
2 stops29h 50mDelta
Deal found 17-4HK$9,107
Mon 8-718:40SEA - IST
Nonstop12h 00mTurkish Airlines
Deal found 16-4HK$25,072
Sat 15-616:30SEA - IST
1 stop33h 15mQatar Airways
Deal found 16-4HK$26,850
Wed 12-613:35SEA - IST
1 stop16h 55mDelta
Deal found 16-4HK$32,965

Direct flights to Istanbul

Tue 17-912:15SEA - IST
Nonstop12h 00mTurkish Airlines
Thu 3-1008:05IST - SEA
Nonstop12h 25mTurkish Airlines
Deal found 16-4HK$8,230
Thu 3-1012:15SEA - IST
Nonstop12h 00mTurkish Airlines
Thu 24-1008:05IST - SEA
Nonstop12h 25mTurkish Airlines
Deal found 15-4HK$8,543
Mon 16-918:40SEA - IST
Nonstop12h 00mTurkish Airlines
Sat 28-908:05IST - SEA
Nonstop12h 25mTurkish Airlines
Deal found 16-4HK$8,621
Thu 19-912:15SEA - IST
Nonstop12h 00mTurkish Airlines
Fri 27-914:20IST - SEA
Nonstop12h 25mTurkish Airlines
Deal found 16-4HK$8,856
Mon 16-918:40SEA - IST
Nonstop12h 00mTurkish Airlines
Sun 29-914:20IST - SEA
Nonstop12h 25mTurkish Airlines
Deal found 16-4HK$8,934
Wed 4-918:40SEA - IST
Nonstop12h 00mTurkish Airlines
Thu 12-908:05IST - SEA
Nonstop12h 25mTurkish Airlines
Deal found 16-4HK$9,013
Tue 7-518:40SEA - IST
Nonstop12h 00mTurkish Airlines
Wed 19-614:20IST - SEA
Nonstop12h 25mTurkish Airlines
Deal found 17-4HK$9,193
Thu 3-1012:15SEA - IST
Nonstop12h 00mTurkish Airlines
Sun 27-1015:15IST - SEA
Nonstop12h 30mTurkish Airlines
Deal found 15-4HK$9,247
Wed 4-918:40SEA - IST
Nonstop12h 00mTurkish Airlines
Fri 13-914:20IST - SEA
Nonstop12h 25mTurkish Airlines
Deal found 16-4HK$9,326

Find flights to Istanbul within your budget

Locate flights to Istanbul that fit your budget, with regularly updated fares and availability. In the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made a total of 76,426 searches and data was last updated on 17 April 2024.

Fly from

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HK$6,037 - HK$9,122

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Seattle/Tacoma IntlIstanbul

SEA - IST

SEAIST

Seattle/Tacoma Intl

Mon 26-8

1 stop16h 55m

Istanbul

Wed 11-9

1 stop21h 05m

HK$6,037

Seattle/Tacoma IntlIstanbul

SEA - IST

SEAIST

Seattle/Tacoma Intl

Wed 11-9

2 stops21h 00m

Istanbul

Tue 24-9

1 stop21h 05m

HK$6,068

Seattle/Tacoma IntlIstanbul

SEA - IST

SEAIST

Seattle/Tacoma Intl

Wed 11-9

2 stops21h 00m

Istanbul

Tue 24-9

1 stop21h 05m

HK$6,076

Seattle/Tacoma IntlIstanbul

SEA - IST

SEAIST

Seattle/Tacoma Intl

Wed 4-9

2 stops21h 22m

Istanbul

Wed 18-9

1 stop19h 20m

HK$6,640

Seattle/Tacoma IntlIstanbul

SEA - IST

SEAIST

Seattle/Tacoma Intl

Wed 11-9

3 stops28h 35m

Istanbul

Sun 22-9

2 stops35h 24m

HK$7,407

Seattle/Tacoma IntlIstanbul

SEA - IST

SEAIST

Seattle/Tacoma Intl

Sun 5-5

2 stops22h 10m

Istanbul

Mon 20-5

2 stops42h 27m

HK$7,838

Seattle/Tacoma IntlIstanbul

SEA - IST

SEAIST

Seattle/Tacoma Intl

Wed 18-9

1 stop27h 40m

Istanbul

Fri 27-9

1 stop26h 25m

HK$7,955

Seattle/Tacoma IntlIstanbul

SEA - IST

SEAIST

Seattle/Tacoma Intl

Tue 17-9

Nonstop12h 00m

Istanbul

Wed 2-10

Nonstop12h 25m

HK$8,230

Seattle/Tacoma IntlIstanbul

SEA - IST

SEAIST

Seattle/Tacoma Intl

Tue 7-5

2 stops26h 39m

Istanbul

Tue 14-5

2 stops37h 35m

HK$9,122

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Average price of flights to Istanbul by month

Plan your trip to Istanbul by taking into account the cheapest months to travel. The average price of a one-way flight to Istanbul is currently HK$16,827 while a return flight costs HK$7,264. Price data was last updated on 14 April 2024.

Currently, March is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight to Istanbul (average of HK$496). Flying to Istanbul in July will prove the most costly (average of HK$969). There are multiple factors that influence the price of a flight so comparing airlines, departure airports and times can help keep costs down.

January

HK$3,915

February

HK$4,988

March

HK$3,884

April

HK$4,878

May

HK$5,646

June

HK$4,722

July

HK$7,587

August

HK$6,061

September

HK$5,787

October

HK$5,387

November

HK$5,497

December

HK$5,364

Temperature and rainfall in Istanbul by month

Plan your trip to Istanbul by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

IST

Temperature

5 - 23 °C

If weather is an important factor for your trip to Istanbul, use this chart to help with planning. For those seeking warmer temperatures, July is the ideal time of year to visit, when temperatures reach an average of 23.0 C. Travellers hoping to avoid the cold should look outside of January, when temperatures are typically at their lowest (around 5.0 C).

When is the best time to book a flight to Istanbul?

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a return flight to Istanbul. Price data was last updated on 28 January 2024.
To ensure you get the cheapest price possible for a flight to Istanbul, you should look to book at least 80 days in advance of your intended travel date. The price of your flight may increase if you delay and leave booking until a week or so before departure.
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When is the cheapest time to fly to Istanbul?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly return to Istanbul. Price data was last updated on 14 April 2024.
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Users looking for the lowest fares to Istanbul should consider flying on Saturday mornings, when prices are typically cheapest. Budget-minded travellers will want to avoid Friday evenings, when prices are usually at their highest.
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Reviews of airlines servicing Istanbul

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Istanbul. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to Istanbul. Reviews last updated 17 April 2024.
Peruse reviews from past customers who have flown China Eastern, Air China and Sichuan Airlines to Istanbul to help guide your decision. You can also see how each airline compares in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8.1
Very Good
4,092 reviews

Food

7.9

Overall

8.1

Entertainment

8.3

Comfort

8.1

Crew

8.3

Boarding

8.2

Reviews

1 / 10

The cabin crew were as always friendly and helpful. Couldn't ask for more. Although the flight in business was under occupied there were a couple of things not available!

8.1
Very Good
4,092 reviews
8.1
Very Good
4,092 reviews

Food

7.9

Overall

8.1

Entertainment

8.3

Comfort

8.1

Crew

8.3

Boarding

8.2

Reviews

1 / 10

The cabin crew were as always friendly and helpful. Couldn't ask for more. Although the flight in business was under occupied there were a couple of things not available!

8.1
Very Good
559 reviews
8.1
Very Good
4,092 reviews

Food

7.9

Overall

8.1

Entertainment

8.3

Comfort

8.1

Crew

8.3

Boarding

8.2

Reviews

1 / 10

The cabin crew were as always friendly and helpful. Couldn't ask for more. Although the flight in business was under occupied there were a couple of things not available!

7.8
Good
1,145 reviews
8.1
Very Good
4,092 reviews

Food

7.9

Overall

8.1

Entertainment

8.3

Comfort

8.1

Crew

8.3

Boarding

8.2

Reviews

1 / 10

The cabin crew were as always friendly and helpful. Couldn't ask for more. Although the flight in business was under occupied there were a couple of things not available!

7.8
Good
1,388 reviews
8.1
Very Good
4,092 reviews

Food

7.9

Overall

8.1

Entertainment

8.3

Comfort

8.1

Crew

8.3

Boarding

8.2

Reviews

1 / 10

The cabin crew were as always friendly and helpful. Couldn't ask for more. Although the flight in business was under occupied there were a couple of things not available!

7.7
Good
4,501 reviews
8.1
Very Good
4,092 reviews

Food

7.9

Overall

8.1

Entertainment

8.3

Comfort

8.1

Crew

8.3

Boarding

8.2

Reviews

1 / 10

The cabin crew were as always friendly and helpful. Couldn't ask for more. Although the flight in business was under occupied there were a couple of things not available!

Cheap flights to Istanbul are a snip since low-cost giant easyJet has injected some competition into the London-Istanbul route. The city’s location is dramatic. Perched on the Bosphorus Strait, half is in Europe, half in Asia. Istanbul’s glorious imperial history includes stints as the capital city of four empires – Roman, Byzantine, Latin and Ottoman.

Istanbul’s rich cultural heritage is apparent in the cobbled stones of the vast Grand Bazaar that hubbubs with the sounds of traders and tourists, in the Aya Sofya (Church of the Holy Wisdom, also known by Haghia Sophia, its Greek name), and in the Topkapi Palace (Topkapi Sarayi), the official residence of the Ottoman Sultans for more than 400 years.

Turkish food is magnificent, faves are testi kebab, mercimek corbasi (red lentil soup), kofte (meatballs), imam bayildi (an eggplant and tomato dish, the name of which translates as “the priest wept” to represent its sheer deliciousness), borek (a pastry of which there are hundreds of varieties) and baklava.

Of course, no trip to Istanbul could be complete without a visit to a traditional hamam (bathhouse) or a ferry trip from Eminönü (Europe) to Anadolu Kavagi (Asia).

Istanbul climate

Hot in summer, Istanbul’s daytime temperatures are often in the high-20s (Celsius). July and August are the hottest months with the least amount of humidity and rainfall. December and January temperatures are typically in the very low single digits, but seem colder because this is also the most humid time of year. Heavy snowfalls are not unusual during the winter. Spring and autumn are the nicest times to visit with temperatures in the teens and 20s.The yearly rainfall is about 66cm (26in), and most of it falls between November and February.

Getting around Istanbul

There are a lot of ways of getting around Istanbul, but the best way to explore is on foot. If walking isn’t your thing, you can always get a rechargeable Akbil transit pass, which you can buy at special kiosks and offers discounted fares on the local buses, trams, metro lines and ferries. 

Ferries and catamarans will provide great views as you float along the Golden Horn or cruise up the Bosphorus. 

Buses go all over the city, but are usually slow and crowded. Take note that you need to buy bus tickets from ticket stands before boarding. 

The metro is a good way to avoid traffic jams, and trams provide some great views of the city. 

Like many cities, public transport is crowded during rush hours. Ride in comfort by hailing a dolmus (shared minibus taxi) along its route, or picking it up at a dolmus stand. These shared minibuses cost less than regular taxis. When you board you should always give the driver your destination and ask what the cost will be. 

If you have your hotel call for a private yellow taxi, make sure the meter is running before you leave.

What is good to know if travelling to Istanbul?

  • Istanbul is a bustling, busy city. If you feel like a break – and want to experience the “two continents” aspect of the city – take a ferry ride along the Bosphorus River. The boat stops at points on both the European and Asian side as it makes its way to the Black Sea. It is a relaxing way of seeing many of the best architectural sites in the city.
  • Despite most tourist’s beliefs, shopping doesn’t begin and end with the Grand Bazaar. Head for Bagdat Caddesi, one of the most upmarket streets in the city, for some expensive (window) shopping. The street is on the Asian side of the city. To get there from the European side, take a ferry to Kadikoy and continue on a dolmus.
  • If you want a view of the city from on high, head to the Galata Tower. A huge stone circular landmark, it was the lookout in the city walls of the Genoese town of Galata. The panorama lookout at the top is open from 9am to 5pm daily, or to 7pm during the summer. It costs a few dollars. There is also a restaurant and nightclub at the top of the tower.
  • Arrive thirsty – everywhere you go you will be offered tea or coffee. Though Turkish coffee, the distinctive, slightly bitter, dark blend, is better known throughout the world, in fact tea is the drink that prevails through most of the day. If you’re shopping in a bazaar or just looking, you’ll almost certainly be offered a cup of tea. Though not rude to refuse the offer, accepting (with a caveat of “I’m not going to buy anything” if necessary) is much more friendly. All tea is served in a glass cup. Especially popular with tourists is apple tea, called elma cai.
  • Even if you didn’t plan to buy one, you may well leave Istanbul with a carpet packed into your suitcase. If you want to buy the traditional kilim, however, it is better to leave the city – especially the Grand Bazaar – to the rest of the tourists and head for the small nearby towns in the countryside where the carpets are made.

Related info for your journey

  • When is the best time to fly to Istanbul?

    Peak Season: Istanbul’s tourist season runs from April to the end of October. July and August are the busiest months. If you plan on visiting during these months, it’s recommended to search for Turkey flights far in advance. Off Season: The chill and wetness of winter fends off most visitors, but you will find fewer crowds and lower hotel rates. Shoulder Season: The shoulder seasons of April through June and September through October have mild weather, fewer tourists, and slightly lower hotel prices.

  • What does IST mean?

    Great question - IST just means Istanbul Airport. Now you’ll know what this unique code and ones like it mean when you look for flights! This flight destination has multiple associated airports, so we think it might be helpful to learn the name and codes of them as well. They are Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW), Bursa Yenişehir Airport (YEI), İzmit Cengiz Topel Airport (KCO), Tekirdag Corlu Airport (TEQ).

  • Can I find cheaper flights to Istanbul if I am willing to have stopovers?

    Yes, flights with stopovers are often cheaper than direct flights. Keep an eye out for flight deals to Istanbul on Cheapflights that require 1 or 2 stops for potential cost savings.

  • What is the best airline to fly to Istanbul?

    Based on reviews from Cheapflights users, China Eastern is rated the highest out of the airlines that fly to Istanbul.

  • What is the cheapest airport to fly to in Istanbul?

    null is currently the cheapest airport to fly to in Istanbul. One-way flights to null typically cost null, while return flights cost around null.

  • How much is a return flight to Istanbul?

    A return flight to Istanbul will typically cost around HK$98, however they can be found for as little as HK$73.

  • Where does the fastest flight to Istanbul depart from?

    For those looking to save time traveling to Istanbul, Hong Kong offers the quickest one-way flight (11 hours 45 minutes).

  • Does Istanbul Airport have rental cars?

    Yes. Those touching down at Istanbul Airport can take advantage of the car hire services offered upon their arrival.

  • Are there hotels close to Istanbul Airport?

    Yes. Istanbul Airport has hotels nearby for those requiring accommodations. havalimanına yakın konumda daire is the closest property to Istanbul Airport (0.0 km away from Istanbul Airport).

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