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Johannesburg (JNB) to Istanbul (IST)

JNB - TR5
Price
R7 074 - R10 227
TR5
Temperature
9 - 29 °C
TR5
Rainfall
25 - 102 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 19% potential price rise

Cheapest in

March

Best time to find cheap flights, 14% potential price drop

Round-trip from

R7 074

From Johannesburg to Istanbul

One-way from

R4 178

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.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from Johannesburg to Istanbul?

Users have found that flying from Johannesburg to Istanbul on a Friday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Johannesburg to Istanbul, book at least 16 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 3% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from R7 995 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as R8 402.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, March can be a great choice for travel to Istanbul. Flights to Istanbul from Johannesburg in March are about R8 252 on average during March, but can be found for as low as R6 019.

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

It’s typically best to fly out from Johannesburg to Istanbul in the morning. Doing so could potentially save you 34% on the flight price compared to flying in the afternoon, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Johannesburg to Istanbul in March, April 2021

16 Mar - 25 Mar
R6 411pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
2 Mar - 6 Mar
R6 577pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
9 Mar - 16 Mar
R6 607pp
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

16 Mar - 25 Mar
R6 411pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
2 Mar - 6 Mar
R6 577pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
9 Mar - 16 Mar
R6 607pp
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

10 Mar - 25 Mar
R8 326pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
Direct
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Turkish Airlines
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
10 Mar - 19 Mar
R8 719pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
Direct
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Turkish Airlines
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
9 May - 15 May
R8 794pp
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

9 Mar - 16 Mar
R6 607pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
9 Mar - 13 Mar
R6 924pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
10 Mar - 26 Mar
R7 331pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

One-way flights to Istanbul from Johannesburg

17:45 - 9:00
Egypt Air
1 stop
14h 15m
JNB - IST
Egypt Air
R4 179
Travel2Be
19:10 - 12:05
KLM
1 stop
15h 55m
JNB - IST
KLM
R5 717
KLM
9:45 - 8:25
Qatar Airways
1 stop
21h 40m
JNB - SAW
Qatar Airways
R7 211
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Flight FAQs

From Johannesburg to Istanbul

Can I find flights from Johannesburg to Istanbul for under R7 542 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Johannesburg to Istanbul for under R7 542. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Qatar Airways for just R6 411, but on average you can expect to pay R7 210.

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

New policies can now be found on Etihad Airways to help keep travellers safe while flying. New policies for travellers booking flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo to Istanbul include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitisation, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially-distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

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

Emirates, Qatar Airways, and Ethiopian Air are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Are there direct flights from Johannesburg to Istanbul for under R9 050 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Johannesburg to Istanbul under R9 050. A good price for a direct flight from Johannesburg to Istanbul is less than R9 669.

Are there last-minute flights available from Johannesburg to Istanbul for under R7 542?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Johannesburg to Istanbul within the next 7 days for less than R7 542.

Is Johannesburg weather warmer or cooler than Istanbul?

Expect the weather to be around 29 °C on average in July. As the temperature peaks, try to get your plans done early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. The climate in Istanbul is generally hotter than in Johannesburg.

How long does is the flight from Johannesburg to Istanbul?

Departing from Johannesburg to Istanbul will take you 9h 35m. Both multi-stop and direct flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

Qatar Airways, at R6 411, was found to be the cheapest airline from Johannesburg to Istanbul.Alternate airlines flying return to your destination include Egypt Air and Emirates. Qatar Airways is priced at 22% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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

R4 179 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Egypt Air. You may also be able to find cheap deals on KLM and Air France, with prices starting from R5 687 and R5 913, respectively.

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Destination information for Istanbul

Today's exchange rate
R1 = ₺0,49
Flight duration
9h 42m
Average temperature for March in Istanbul
12.0 °C
Avg rainfall for March in Istanbul
62.0 mm

Airports servicing Johannesburg

Airports servicing Istanbul

Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)

Top 10 airlines flying from Johannesburg to Istanbul

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%
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Etihad Airways
R410 R566 No cancel fee 75%
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Ethiopian Air
R451 R583 No cancel fee 72%
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Qatar Airways
R442 R583 No cancel fee 68%
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Emirates
R493 R588 No cancel fee 75%
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Lufthansa
R555 R761 No cancel fee 76%
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Turkish Airlines
R535 R849 No cancel fee 77%
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