Cheap flights from Johannesburg to Istanbul

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How to find the cheapest flight from
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 - TR5
Price
R6 777 - R9 810
TR5
Temperature
9 - 29 °C
TR5
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 777

From Johannesburg to Istanbul

One-way from

R5 602

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?

Users have found that booking a flight from Johannesburg to Istanbul at least 16 days early can save you up to 3% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 16 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Johannesburg to Istanbul for as little as R7 692 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as R8 083 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

Our data shows that March tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Istanbul from Johannesburg. Users have commonly found prices around R7 939 for the month, but tickets can be as low as R5 790. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Johannesburg to Istanbul (ZA1 - TR5)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from Johannesburg to Istanbul as you normally would.

Cheap flights from Johannesburg to Istanbul in September, October 2021

The best prices found for JNB to IST flights in September, October
11 Oct - 15 Oct
R6 023pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Emirates
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
23 Oct - 30 Oct
R6 052pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Emirates
 
1 STOP
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Emirates
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
24 Sep - 2 Oct
R6 081pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Johannesburg to Istanbul 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Istanbul from Johannesburg found for this year
11 Oct - 15 Oct
R6 023pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Emirates
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
23 Oct - 30 Oct
R6 052pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Emirates
 
1 STOP
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Emirates
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
24 Sep - 2 Oct
R6 081pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Direct flights to Istanbul from Johannesburg

Save time with Johannesburg to Istanbul direct flight deals
19 Nov - 27 Nov
R9 288pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
Direct
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Turkish Airlines
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
24 Sep - 2 Oct
R9 448pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
Direct
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Turkish Airlines
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
1 Oct - 7 Oct
R9 694pp
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
24 Sep - 2 Oct
R6 081pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
27 Sep - 4 Oct
R6 995pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
24 Sep - 3 Oct
R7 038pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

One-way flights to Istanbul from Johannesburg

The cheapest one-way flights from Johannesburg to Istanbul
16:45 - 8:25
Etihad Airways
2 stops
38h 40m
JNB - IST
Etihad Airways
R5 602
DreamWorldTravel
7:55 - 10:45
Emirates
2 stops
25h 50m
JNB - IST
Emirates
R5 689
AirfareAssist
3:00 - 1:10
Qatar Airways
1 stop
21h 10m
JNB - SAW
Qatar Airways
R5 878
qatarairways.com

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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 for under R6 100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Johannesburg to Istanbul for under R6 100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Emirates for just R6 023, but on average you can expect to pay R6 835.

Are there direct flights from Johannesburg to Istanbul for under R9 300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 19 direct flights from Johannesburg to Istanbul under R9 300. A good price for a direct flight from Johannesburg to Istanbul is less than R26 659.

Are there last-minute flights available from Johannesburg to Istanbul for under R6 100?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Johannesburg to Istanbul within the next 7 days for less than R6 100.

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

According to our current data, Emirates (R6 023), Qatar Airways (R6 081), and Egypt Air (R6 777) offers the cheapest pricing from Johannesburg to Istanbul. Users have found that Emirates is 24% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as R4 063 on Egypt Air. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Emirates from R5 210 and Qatar Airways from R5 253 one-way.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Istanbul, Turkey

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.

Documents
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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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 42m
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

Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)

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%
Search Etihad Airways flights
Ethiopian Air
R451 R583 No cancel fee 72%
Search Ethiopian Air flights
Qatar Airways
R442 R583 No cancel fee 68%
Search Qatar Airways flights
Emirates
R493 R621 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.
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 100% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 0% of flight departures
Morning 6 AM to midday 0% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of flight departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
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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