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The best prices from Cape Town to Istanbul are usually found in May or October, booked 52 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Friday and return on a Saturday

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Cape Town (CPT) to Istanbul (IST)

CPT - TR5
Price
R7 816 - R11 128
TR5
Temperature
9 - 29 °C
TR5
Rainfall
25 - 102 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 22% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 10% potential price drop

Round-trip from

R7 816

From Cape Town to Istanbul

One-way from

R6 116

One-way flight from Cape Town to Istanbul

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from Cape Town to Istanbul?

Departing on a Tuesday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 21% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Cape Town to Istanbul?

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 16 days in advance to save up to 3% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 16 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Cape Town to Istanbul 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as R7 906, or R8 308 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Cape Town to Istanbul?

March can be a great time to fly to Istanbul from Cape Town with a flight ticket averaging about R8 160. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of March for as cheap as R5 952. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Cape Town to Istanbul (CPT - TR5)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Cape Town to Istanbul at midday. Doing so could potentially save you 20% on the flight price compared to flying in the evening, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Cape Town to Istanbul in January, February 2021

The best prices found for CPT to IST flights in January, February
1 Feb - 15 Feb
R7 160pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
1 Feb - 15 Feb
R7 488pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Emirates
 
1 STOP
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Emirates
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
24 Feb - 3 Mar
R7 518pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Emirates
 
1 STOP
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Emirates
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl

Cape Town to Istanbul 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Istanbul from Cape Town found for this year
26 Mar - 5 Apr
R6 533pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
1 Feb - 15 Feb
R7 160pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
1 Feb - 15 Feb
R7 488pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Emirates
 
1 STOP
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Emirates
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl

Direct flights to Istanbul from Cape Town

Save time with Cape Town to Istanbul direct flight deals
24 Feb - 2 Mar
R8 040pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Turkish Airlines
Direct
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Turkish Airlines
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
8 Jun - 14 Jun
R8 219pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Turkish Airlines
Direct
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Turkish Airlines
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
12 Jun - 3 Jul
R8 293pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Turkish Airlines
Direct
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Turkish Airlines
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl

Last-minute flights from Cape Town to Istanbul

Late deals on return flights to Istanbul from Cape Town, departing today and this week
28 Jan - 13 Feb
R7 816pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
28 Jan - 13 Feb
R9 338pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
28 Jan - 13 Feb
R9 442pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
KLM
 
1 STOP
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
KLM
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl

One-way flights to Istanbul from Cape Town

The cheapest one-way flights from Cape Town to Istanbul
13:25 - 13:20
Emirates
1 stop
22h 55m
CPT - IST
Emirates
R6 116
13:10 - 0:35
Turkish Airlines
Direct
10h 25m
CPT - IST
Turkish Airlines
R6 280
10:45 - 8:00
Qatar Airways
2 stops
20h 15m
CPT - SAW
Qatar Airways
R7 295
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Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Cape Town to Istanbul flights.

Flight FAQs

From Cape Town to Istanbul

Can I find flights from Cape Town to Istanbul for under R7 458 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Cape Town to Istanbul for under R7 458. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Qatar Airways for just R6 533, but on average you can expect to pay R7 816.

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

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Etihad Airways is one of them. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitising their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially-distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travellers safer while flying from Cape Town Intl to Istanbul. Policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from Cape Town Intl to Istanbul have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

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

Are there direct flights from Cape Town to Istanbul for under R8 950 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 8 direct flights from Cape Town to Istanbul under R8 950. A good price for a direct flight from Cape Town to Istanbul is less than R8 413.

Are there last-minute flights available from Cape Town to Istanbul for under R8 950?

There are currently 15+ open flights from Cape Town to Istanbul within the next 7 days for less than R8 950.

Is Cape Town weather warmer or cooler than Istanbul?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 29 °C range in July. The weather in Istanbul is generally hotter than Cape Town's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

How long does is the flight from Cape Town to Istanbul?

For as low as R8 219, Turkish Airlines can have you in Istanbul from Cape Town in 10h 15m. Both multi-stop and direct flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Cape Town to Istanbul return?

According to our current data, Qatar Airways (R6 534), Emirates (R7 488), and Turkish Airlines (R8 040) offers the cheapest pricing from Cape Town to Istanbul. Users have found that Qatar Airways is 24% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Cape Town to Istanbul one-way?

For one-way options, check prices for Emirates. According to our data, you can fly for as low as R4 356. Users have also found prices from R4 953 and R6 131 on Emirates and Qatar Airways, respectively.

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Destination information for Istanbul

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Cape Town to Istanbul
Today's exchange rate
R1 = ₺0,50
Flight duration
10h 22m
Average temperature for January in Istanbul
9.0 °C
Avg rainfall for January in Istanbul
58.0 mm

Airports servicing Cape Town

Airports servicing Istanbul

Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)

Top 7 airlines flying from Cape Town to Istanbul

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Cape Town 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
Ethiopian Air
R459 R545 No cancel fee 72%
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Qatar Airways
R497 R600 No cancel fee 68%
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Emirates
R494 R608 No cancel fee 75%
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KLM
R552 R654 No cancel fee 75%
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Turkish Airlines
R509 R711 No cancel fee 77%
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Etihad Airways
R527 R731 No cancel fee 75%
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Lufthansa
R641 R936 No cancel fee 76%
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