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Johannesburg (JNB) to Istanbul (IST)

All the information you need to plan the best JNB to IST flight in 2021: compare Johannesburg to Istanbul flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Istanbul.
ZA1 - IST
Price
R6 870 - R9 945
IST
Temperature
9 - 29 °C
IST
Precipitation
25 - 102 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 19% potential price rise

Cheapest in

March

Best time to find cheap flights, 15% potential price drop

Round-trip from

R6 870

From Johannesburg to Istanbul

One-way from

R5 282

One-way flight from Johannesburg to Istanbul

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Johannesburg to Istanbul Airport?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 16 days in advance, which can save you up to 3% on flights from Johannesburg to Istanbul Airport compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 16 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at R7 797. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from R8 194.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Johannesburg to Istanbul Airport?

March can be a great time to fly to Istanbul Airport from Johannesburg with a flight ticket averaging about R8 049. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of March for as cheap as R5 870. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Johannesburg to Istanbul Airport (ZA1 - IST)?

When flying from Johannesburg to Istanbul Airport, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap flights from Johannesburg to Istanbul in September, October 2021

The best prices found for JNB to IST flights in September, October
16 Oct - 23 Oct
R6 047pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Emirates
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
11 Oct - 15 Oct
R6 105pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Emirates
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
15 Oct - 14 Nov
R6 135pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Emirates
 
1 STOP
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Emirates
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Johannesburg to Istanbul 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Istanbul from Johannesburg found for this year
16 Oct - 23 Oct
R6 047pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Emirates
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
11 Oct - 15 Oct
R6 105pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Emirates
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
15 Oct - 14 Nov
R6 135pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Emirates
 
1 STOP
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Emirates
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Direct flights to Istanbul from Johannesburg

Save time with Johannesburg to Istanbul direct flight deals
20 Oct - 21 Oct
R9 342pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
Direct
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Turkish Airlines
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
19 Jan - 25 Jan
R9 621pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
Direct
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Turkish Airlines
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
15 Oct - 28 Oct
R9 695pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
Direct
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Turkish Airlines
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Last-minute flights from Johannesburg to Istanbul

Late deals on return flights to Istanbul from Johannesburg, departing today and this week
28 Sep - 5 Oct
R6 194pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Emirates
 
1 STOP
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Emirates
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
28 Sep - 5 Oct
R9 724pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
KLM
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
28 Sep - 5 Oct
R11 210pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

One-way flights to Istanbul from Johannesburg

The cheapest one-way flights from Johannesburg to Istanbul
15:10 - 11:40
Emirates
1 stop
19h 30m
JNB - IST
Emirates
R5 282
Travel2Be
19:30 - 12:05
KLM
1 stop
15h 35m
JNB - IST
KLM
R5 355
KLM
16:45 - 8:25
Etihad Airways
2 stops
38h 40m
JNB - IST
Etihad Airways
R5 826
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Flight FAQs

From Johannesburg to Istanbul

Which airlines flying from Johannesburg to Istanbul have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Emirates, Qatar Airways, and Ethiopian Air flying from Johannesburg to Istanbul have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Johannesburg to Istanbul to control the spread of COVID-19?

SAUDIA and Etihad Airways are some of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travellers flying from Johannesburg to Istanbul are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, socially-distanced seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

Can I find flights from Johannesburg to Istanbul Airport for under R6 100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Johannesburg to Istanbul Airport for under R6 100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Emirates for just R6 047, but on average you can expect to pay R7 150.

Are there direct flights from Johannesburg to Istanbul Airport for under R9 400 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 10 direct flights from Johannesburg to Istanbul Airport under R9 400. A good price for a direct flight from Johannesburg to Istanbul Airport is less than R13 844.

Are there last-minute flights available from Johannesburg to Istanbul Airport for under R6 200?

There are currently 7+ open flights from Johannesburg to Istanbul Airport within the next 7 days for less than R6 200.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Johannesburg to Istanbul Airport return?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Johannesburg to Istanbul Airport from R6 047 return. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Qatar Airways, from R7 474, and Egypt Air, from R7 562. You may be able to fly from Johannesburg to Istanbul Airport for 24% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Johannesburg to Istanbul Airport one-way?

For one-way options, check prices for Egypt Air. According to our data, you can fly for as low as R4 208. Users have also found prices from R5 282 and R5 355 on Egypt Air and Emirates, respectively.

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COVID Restrictions

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Do I need a COVID test to fly to Istanbul from Johannesburg?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Johannesburg to Istanbul

Most visitors from Johannesburg will not be allowed to enter Istanbul.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Johannesburg must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Istanbul.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Johannesburg are not required to quarantine after entering Istanbul.

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Form for Entry to Turkey - Mandatory to fill 72h before arrival.


Do I need a test to fly back to Johannesburg from Istanbul?

Returning to Johannesburg from Istanbul

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Istanbul must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Johannesburg.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Istanbul are not required to quarantine after entering Johannesburg.

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Alternative routes for Johannesburg to Istanbul

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Istanbul

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Johannesburg to Istanbul.
Today's exchange rate
R1 = ₺0,59
Flight duration from Johannesburg to Istanbul
9h 35m
Average temperature for September in Istanbul
25.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in Istanbul
44.0 mm

Airports servicing Johannesburg

Lanseria (HLA)

Airports servicing Istanbul

Top 10 airlines flying from Johannesburg to Istanbul

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Johannesburg to Istanbul choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
SAUDIA
R359 R445 No cancel fee 86%
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Egypt Air
R460 R544 No cancel fee N/A
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Air France
R400 R545 No cancel fee 77%
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KLM
R504 R549 No cancel fee 75%
Search KLM flights
Etihad Airways
R410 R566 No cancel fee 75%
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Qatar Airways
R445 R575 No cancel fee 68%
Search Qatar Airways flights
Ethiopian Air
R451 R583 No cancel fee 72%
Search Ethiopian Air flights
Emirates
R493 R635 No cancel fee 75%
Search Emirates flights
Lufthansa
R555 R761 No cancel fee 76%
Search Lufthansa flights
Turkish Airlines
R535 R849 No cancel fee 77%
Search Turkish Airlines flights

Hourly flight availability from Johannesburg to Istanbul

See what time of day planes typically take off from Johannesburg towards Istanbul.
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Weekly flight availability
from Johannesburg to Istanbul
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Johannesburg to Istanbul.
Sunday
1 daily flight
Monday
0 flights
Tuesday
0 flights
Wednesday
1 daily flight
Thursday
0 flights
Friday
1 daily flight
Saturday
1 daily flight
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