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Cheap flights to Istanbul from R4 791

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 6/10. 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.
BOS — IST
Jun 26 — Jul 31
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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 568 020 searches and data was last updated on 21 June 2024.

Popular in

December

Cheapest in

February

Average price

R11 474

Return from

R8 790

One-way from

R4 791
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Best time to find cheap flights, 1% potential price drop
Average for return flights in June 2024
From Johannesburg to Istanbul
One-way flight from Johannesburg to Istanbul

Cheap flights to Istanbul in June & July 2024

Discover affordable flights and deals to Istanbul in June and July 2024. In the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made a total of 568 020 searches and data was last updated on 21 June 2024.
The below flights offer some of the lowest fares to Istanbul in June and July 2024. Be sure to check back soon as deals update often.
Thu 18/723:00JNB - IST
1 stop27h 45mAir Algerie
Wed 24/716:25IST - JNB
1 stop30h 05mAir Algerie
Deal found 20/6R8 826
Mon 29/77:55JNB - IST
1 stop18h 50mAir Algerie
Wed 7/81:40IST - JNB
1 stop20h 50mAir Algerie
Deal found 20/6R8 880
Mon 1/79:55JNB - IST
1 stop26h 25mEtihad Airways
Tue 30/77:25IST - JNB
1 stop26h 10mEtihad Airways
Deal found 20/6R9 240
Wed 31/79:55JNB - IST
1 stop19h 25mEtihad Airways
Sun 11/814:45IST - JNB
1 stop18h 50mEtihad Airways
Deal found 20/6R9 276
Wed 31/79:55JNB - IST
1 stop19h 25mEtihad Airways
Sat 10/87:25IST - JNB
1 stop26h 10mEtihad Airways
Deal found 20/6R9 655
Thu 11/79:55JNB - IST
1 stop19h 25mEtihad Airways
Tue 23/77:25IST - JNB
1 stop26h 10mEtihad Airways
Deal found 20/6R10 105
Wed 17/79:55JNB - IST
1 stop26h 25mEtihad Airways
Tue 23/77:25IST - JNB
1 stop26h 10mEtihad Airways
Deal found 20/6R10 141
Mon 1/79:55JNB - IST
1 stop26h 25mEtihad Airways
Tue 16/77:25IST - JNB
1 stop26h 10mEtihad Airways
Deal found 20/6R10 159
Thu 18/78:20JNB - IST
1 stop11h 50mEthiopian Air
Mon 29/723:55IST - JNB
1 stop14h 10mEthiopian Air
Deal found 20/6R10 195

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 568 020 searches and data were last updated on 21 June 2024.
These are some of the best deals we've found on flights to Istanbul in 2024 at this time. More deals are always being added, so be sure to check back regularly.
Mon 2/97:55JNB - IST
1 stop18h 50mAir Algerie
Sat 14/91:40IST - JNB
1 stop29h 45mAir Algerie
Deal found 20/6R8 790
Thu 18/723:00JNB - IST
1 stop27h 45mAir Algerie
Wed 24/716:25IST - JNB
1 stop30h 05mAir Algerie
Deal found 20/6R8 826
Mon 29/77:55JNB - IST
1 stop18h 50mAir Algerie
Wed 7/81:40IST - JNB
1 stop20h 50mAir Algerie
Deal found 20/6R8 880
Wed 11/99:55JNB - IST
1 stop26h 25mEtihad Airways
Tue 24/914:45IST - JNB
1 stop18h 50mEtihad Airways
Deal found 20/6R9 096
Thu 1/89:55JNB - IST
1 stop19h 25mEtihad Airways
Thu 8/814:45IST - JNB
1 stop18h 50mEtihad Airways
Deal found 20/6R9 240
Wed 31/79:55JNB - IST
1 stop19h 25mEtihad Airways
Sun 11/814:45IST - JNB
1 stop18h 50mEtihad Airways
Deal found 20/6R9 276
Sun 8/99:55JNB - IST
1 stop26h 25mEtihad Airways
Sat 21/97:25IST - JNB
1 stop26h 10mEtihad Airways
Deal found 20/6R9 457
Wed 11/920:15JNB - SAW
1 stop21h 20mQatar Airways
Tue 24/913:40SAW - JNB
1 stop28h 20mQatar Airways
Deal found 20/6R9 493
Wed 11/923:15JNB - SAW
1 stop20h 45mKLM
Mon 23/919:30SAW - JNB
1 stop26h 50mKLM
Deal found 20/6R9 547

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 568 020 searches and data was last updated on 21 June 2024.
Browse through available last-minute flights travelling to Istanbul. Double check the price, date, and time of your last-minute flight.
Wed 26/69:55JNB - IST
1 stop19h 25mEtihad Airways
Sun 12/17:25IST - JNB
1 stop26h 05mEtihad Airways
Deal found 20/6R11 618
Wed 26/614:30JNB - IST
1 stop13h 15mEthiopian Air
Sat 11/10:05IST - JNB
1 stop14h 00mEthiopian Air
Deal found 20/6R13 167
Sun 30/63:10JNB - IST
2 stops31h 35mMultiple Airlines
Tue 30/77:25IST - JNB
1 stop26h 10mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 20/6R14 806
Wed 26/613:25JNB - SAW
1 stop30h 50mEmirates
Sun 12/116:40SAW - JNB
1 stop19h 15mEmirates
Deal found 20/6R15 617
Tue 25/68:20JNB - IST
1 stop11h 50mEthiopian Air
Tue 2/78:00IST - JNB
1 stop13h 00mEthiopian Air
Deal found 19/6R16 265
Sun 30/63:10JNB - SAW
2 stops32h 00mRwandAir
Tue 30/713:40SAW - JNB
2 stops25h 10mRwandAir
Deal found 20/6R17 256
Sun 30/63:10JNB - IST
2 stops31h 35mRwandAir
Tue 30/713:45IST - JNB
2 stops25h 05mRwandAir
Deal found 20/6R17 328
Tue 25/613:25JNB - SAW
1 stop16h 55mMultiple Airlines
Tue 2/720:30SAW - JNB
1 stop14h 45mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 19/6R18 355
Wed 26/614:30JNB - IST
1 stop13h 15mMultiple Airlines
Sun 12/118:25IST - JNB
2 stops19h 40mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 20/6R18 571

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 568 020 searches and data was last updated on 21 June 2024.
These are some of the best available deals on flights to Istanbul. If you're in need of a round-trip flight to Istanbul instead, make sure to update the search form at the top of page.
Sun 6/1013:35JNB - IST
1 stop28h 00mQatar Airways
Deal found 20/6R4 791
Thu 25/79:55JNB - IST
1 stop19h 25mEtihad Airways
Deal found 20/6R5 422
Wed 26/69:55JNB - IST
1 stop19h 25mEtihad Airways
Deal found 20/6R5 584
Sun 28/79:55JNB - IST
1 stop19h 25mEtihad Airways
Deal found 20/6R5 602
Wed 26/69:55JNB - IST
1 stop19h 25mEtihad Airways
Deal found 20/6R5 620
Sun 28/713:35JNB - SAW
1 stop15h 20mQatar Airways
Deal found 20/6R5 800
Sat 27/720:15JNB - IST
1 stop21h 20mQatar Airways
Deal found 20/6R5 800
Fri 28/69:55JNB - SAW
1 stop35h 50mEtihad Airways
Deal found 20/6R6 142
Fri 28/69:55JNB - SAW
1 stop35h 50mEtihad Airways
Deal found 20/6R6 196

Direct flights to Istanbul

Thu 10/1018:05JNB - IST
Nonstop9h 55mTurkish Airlines
Wed 30/101:55IST - JNB
Nonstop9h 55mTurkish Airlines
Deal found 19/6R12 375
Tue 20/818:05JNB - IST
Nonstop9h 55mTurkish Airlines
Mon 26/81:50IST - JNB
Nonstop9h 40mTurkish Airlines
Deal found 20/6R13 347
Mon 19/818:05JNB - IST
Nonstop9h 55mTurkish Airlines
Sun 25/81:40IST - JNB
Nonstop9h 40mTurkish Airlines
Deal found 19/6R13 491
Sun 14/717:55JNB - IST
Nonstop9h 55mTurkish Airlines
Sun 25/81:40IST - JNB
Nonstop9h 40mTurkish Airlines
Deal found 19/6R13 960
Sun 8/917:55JNB - IST
Nonstop9h 55mTurkish Airlines
Sun 22/91:40IST - JNB
Nonstop9h 40mTurkish Airlines
Deal found 20/6R14 752
Mon 29/718:05JNB - IST
Nonstop9h 55mTurkish Airlines
Tue 13/81:50IST - JNB
Nonstop9h 40mTurkish Airlines
Deal found 20/6R15 076
Tue 30/718:05JNB - IST
Nonstop9h 55mTurkish Airlines
Tue 13/81:50IST - JNB
Nonstop9h 40mTurkish Airlines
Deal found 20/6R15 167
Mon 14/1018:05JNB - IST
Nonstop9h 55mTurkish Airlines
Sun 20/101:40IST - JNB
Nonstop9h 40mTurkish Airlines
Deal found 19/6R15 401
Wed 11/918:05JNB - IST
Nonstop9h 55mTurkish Airlines
Mon 23/91:50IST - JNB
Nonstop9h 40mTurkish Airlines
Deal found 20/6R15 419

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 568 020 searches and data was last updated on 21 June 2024.

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Budget

R8 790 - R12 158

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Johannesburg OR TamboIstanbul

JNB - IST

JNBIST

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Mon 2/9

1 stop18h 50m

Istanbul

Sat 14/9

1 stop29h 45m

R8 790

Johannesburg OR TamboIstanbul

JNB - IST

JNBIST

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Wed 11/9

1 stop26h 25m

Istanbul

Tue 24/9

1 stop18h 50m

R9 096

Johannesburg OR TamboIstanbul Sabiha Gokcen

JNB - SAW

JNBSAW

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Wed 11/9

1 stop21h 20m

Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen

Tue 24/9

1 stop28h 20m

R9 493

Johannesburg OR TamboIstanbul Sabiha Gokcen

JNB - SAW

JNBSAW

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Wed 11/9

1 stop20h 45m

Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen

Mon 23/9

1 stop26h 50m

R9 547

Johannesburg OR TamboIstanbul

JNB - IST

JNBIST

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Wed 6/11

1 stop13h 30m

Istanbul

Tue 12/11

1 stop14h 00m

R10 069

Johannesburg OR TamboIstanbul

JNB - IST

JNBIST

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Sat 13/7

1 stop18h 35m

Istanbul

Fri 26/7

1 stop26h 25m

R10 699

Johannesburg OR TamboIstanbul

JNB - IST

JNBIST

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Mon 4/11

1 stop19h 05m

Istanbul

Fri 15/11

1 stop28h 20m

R11 060

Johannesburg OR TamboIstanbul

JNB - IST

JNBIST

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Tue 30/7

1 stop28h 00m

Istanbul

Wed 14/8

1 stop18h 50m

R11 294

Johannesburg OR TamboIstanbul

JNB - IST

JNBIST

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Wed 11/9

1 stop25h 20m

Istanbul

Mon 23/9

2 stops17h 30m

R12 158

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Best time to book a flight to Istanbul

Have a flexible travel schedule? Discover the best time to fly to Istanbul with our price prediction graph.
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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 14 June 2024.
To ensure you get the cheapest price possible for a flight to Istanbul, you should look to book at least 73 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 16 June 2024.
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Users looking for the lowest fares to Istanbul should consider flying on Monday mornings, when prices are typically cheapest. Budget-minded travellers will want to avoid Thursday afternoons, 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 21 June 2024.
Get a feel of what it's like to fly with Air Algerie, Emirates and Qatar Airways to Istanbul by reading reviews from past customers. You can also see how each airline stacks up in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8,1
Very Good
3 844 reviews

Boarding

8,1

Entertainment

8,3

Food

7,9

Crew

8,3

Overall

8,1

Comfort

8,0

Reviews

1 / 10

Unfortunately, I have arrived to Bangkok yesterday morning and no bag . I have checked with EK staff many times to get the confirmation that , my bag is on the flight . They have confirmed so but the reality was totally opposite. I am here for business trip and I have several meetings . Imagin !!!!! Till this time , they are telling me that : bag not yet found . This is my experience

8,1
Very Good
3 844 reviews
8,1
Very Good
3 844 reviews

Boarding

8,1

Entertainment

8,3

Food

7,9

Crew

8,3

Overall

8,1

Comfort

8,0

Reviews

1 / 10

Unfortunately, I have arrived to Bangkok yesterday morning and no bag . I have checked with EK staff many times to get the confirmation that , my bag is on the flight . They have confirmed so but the reality was totally opposite. I am here for business trip and I have several meetings . Imagin !!!!! Till this time , they are telling me that : bag not yet found . This is my experience

7,9
Good
1 437 reviews
8,1
Very Good
3 844 reviews

Boarding

8,1

Entertainment

8,3

Food

7,9

Crew

8,3

Overall

8,1

Comfort

8,0

Reviews

1 / 10

Unfortunately, I have arrived to Bangkok yesterday morning and no bag . I have checked with EK staff many times to get the confirmation that , my bag is on the flight . They have confirmed so but the reality was totally opposite. I am here for business trip and I have several meetings . Imagin !!!!! Till this time , they are telling me that : bag not yet found . This is my experience

7,9
Good
47 reviews
8,1
Very Good
3 844 reviews

Boarding

8,1

Entertainment

8,3

Food

7,9

Crew

8,3

Overall

8,1

Comfort

8,0

Reviews

1 / 10

Unfortunately, I have arrived to Bangkok yesterday morning and no bag . I have checked with EK staff many times to get the confirmation that , my bag is on the flight . They have confirmed so but the reality was totally opposite. I am here for business trip and I have several meetings . Imagin !!!!! Till this time , they are telling me that : bag not yet found . This is my experience

7,7
Good
4 267 reviews
8,1
Very Good
3 844 reviews

Boarding

8,1

Entertainment

8,3

Food

7,9

Crew

8,3

Overall

8,1

Comfort

8,0

Reviews

1 / 10

Unfortunately, I have arrived to Bangkok yesterday morning and no bag . I have checked with EK staff many times to get the confirmation that , my bag is on the flight . They have confirmed so but the reality was totally opposite. I am here for business trip and I have several meetings . Imagin !!!!! Till this time , they are telling me that : bag not yet found . This is my experience

7,4
Good
3 730 reviews
8,1
Very Good
3 844 reviews

Boarding

8,1

Entertainment

8,3

Food

7,9

Crew

8,3

Overall

8,1

Comfort

8,0

Reviews

1 / 10

Unfortunately, I have arrived to Bangkok yesterday morning and no bag . I have checked with EK staff many times to get the confirmation that , my bag is on the flight . They have confirmed so but the reality was totally opposite. I am here for business trip and I have several meetings . Imagin !!!!! Till this time , they are telling me that : bag not yet found . This is my experience

  • How long is the flight to Istanbul?

    When flying from OR Tambo International, you'll find direct flights to Istanbul New Airport without a stopover that take around 9h 30min. Non-stop flights from Cape Town will often take around 10h 30min. When flying from Durban, you can expect flights with at least one stopover and a travel time of close to 14h 30min.

  • Are there non-stop flights to Istanbul?

    Istanbul flight deals with direct flights can be found in Johannesburg and Cape Town. Johannesburg flights will depart from OR Tambo International Airport and arrive at Istanbul New Airport. There are currently no other airports offering direct flights to Istanbul, Turkey, but you will find flights with a single stopover and travel time of under 15h. If you’re travelling from Durban, expect flights to have a single stopover in either Cape Town or Johannesburg. Flights from Port Elizabeth typically have a single stopover in Johannesburg.

  • How do you get from Istanbul airport(s) to the city centre?

    Once you arrive at Istanbul New Airport, Istanbul, you’ll find a few transport options for getting to the city centre. There are three types of taxis you can take that provide different comfort levels. Taxis can be found outside the main arrivals terminal and will take approximately 45min to the city centre, depending on traffic. There are many bus routes that you can take, the H2 Line will take you to the Şişli-Mecidiyeköyis Station, where you can catch the M2 Metro Line to the centre of the city. You can also rely on local taxi apps in Istanbul to take you from the airport to the centre of the city.

  • What are some things to do in Istanbul?

    Istanbul is one of the major cities in Turkey and lies along the coast of the Bosphorus Strait, bordering Europe and Asia. Istanbul is famous for its rich history and cultural diversity with many sights to see and activities to partake in. You can take time out to visit local heritage sites like Hagia Sophia, a late antique place of worship built in 537 AD. You can also spend time at Sultan Ahmed Mosque, sometimes called The Blue Mosque, and explore its hand-painted blue tiles which line the interior. At The Grand Bazaar, you’ll be exposed to one of Turkeys largest and oldest covered markets where your shopping can be done. Visit Topkapi Palace and explore sights like the Harem and the weapons room. You can spend time out of the city atop the river on a Bosphorus Cruise while exploring European and Asian waters. Go underground and spend time treading the walkways of the Basilica Cistern, which was once responsible for bringing water to Istanbul from Bulgaria. Archaeology enthusiasts will want to make their way to the Archaeology Museum and experience the sarcophagus of Alexander the Great or visit the Kariye Museum and see Byzantine mosaics and frescoes.

  • Do I need a passport or visa to fly to Istanbul?

    You will need to apply for a visa to visit Istanbul in Turkey. You can apply for a three month, multiple entry visa through Turkish representatives overseas, or you can apply online for a single entry visa that lasts for a month. If you wish to do business, you will have to apply for a working visa.

  • What does IST mean?

    IST stands for Istanbul Airport. Codes like this one are often called IATA codes, a set of identifiers established by IATA (International Air Transport Association) that is widely used by airlines and the aviation industry. Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW), Bursa Yenişehir Airport (YEI), İzmit Cengiz Topel Airport (KCO), Tekirdag Corlu Airport (TEQ) are some additional IATA codes for airports related to your trip.

  • 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, SAUDIA is rated the highest out of the airlines that fly to Istanbul.

  • How much is a return flight to Istanbul?

    A return flight to Istanbul will typically cost around R384, however they can be found for as little as R146.

  • Where does the fastest flight to Istanbul depart from?

    For those looking to save time traveling to Istanbul, Johannesburg offers the quickest one-way flight (9 hours 55 minutes).

  • Does Istanbul have car hire?

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

  • Are there hotels close to Istanbul?

    Yes. Istanbul has hotels nearby for those requiring accommodations. havalimanına yakın konumda daire is the closest property to Istanbul (0,0 km away from Istanbul).

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