Cheap flights from OR Tambo to Istanbul

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OR Tambo (JNB) to Istanbul (IST)

All the information you need to plan the best JNB to IST flight in 2021: compare OR Tambo to Istanbul flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Istanbul.
JNB - TR5
Price
R6 704 - R9 704
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 704

From Johannesburg OR Tambo to Istanbul

One-way from

R4 565

One-way flight from Johannesburg OR Tambo 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 OR Tambo Airport to Istanbul?

To save up to 3% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 16 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Istanbul from R7 608 1-2 weeks out and tickets from R7 996 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

March is one of the best times of the year to fly to Istanbul from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport. Prices for March average R7 854 per person but you can even find prices for as low as R5 728. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a March flight can save you 23% on your journey compared to booking in March

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

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

Cheap flights from OR Tambo to Istanbul in September, October 2021

The best prices found for JNB to IST flights in September, October
19 Oct - 26 Oct
R5 886pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Emirates
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
11 Oct - 15 Oct
R5 957pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Emirates
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
23 Oct - 30 Oct
R5 986pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Emirates
 
1 STOP
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Emirates
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Johannesburg OR Tambo to Istanbul 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Istanbul from OR Tambo found for this year
19 Oct - 26 Oct
R5 886pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Emirates
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
11 Oct - 15 Oct
R5 957pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Emirates
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
23 Oct - 30 Oct
R5 986pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Emirates
 
1 STOP
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Emirates
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Direct flights to Istanbul from OR Tambo

Save time with OR Tambo to Istanbul direct flight deals
19 Nov - 27 Nov
R9 187pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
Direct
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Turkish Airlines
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
24 Sep - 2 Oct
R9 345pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
Direct
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Turkish Airlines
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
13 Oct - 19 Oct
R9 374pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
Direct
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Turkish Airlines
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Last-minute flights from OR Tambo to Istanbul

Late deals on return flights to Istanbul from OR Tambo, departing today and this week
24 Sep - 2 Oct
R5 986pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
24 Sep - 2 Oct
R6 015pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
24 Sep - 3 Oct
R6 948pp
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 OR Tambo

The cheapest one-way flights from OR Tambo to Istanbul
16:45 - 8:00
Egypt Air
1 stop
14h 15m
JNB - IST
Egypt Air
R4 565
18:55 - 11:55
KLM
1 stop
16h 00m
JNB - IST
KLM
R5 297
KLM
16:45 - 8:25
Etihad Airways
2 stops
38h 40m
JNB - IST
Etihad Airways
R5 541
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Flight FAQs

From OR Tambo to Istanbul

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.

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 SAUDIA and 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.

Can I find flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Istanbul for under R5 900 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Istanbul for under R5 900. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Emirates for just R5 886, but on average you can expect to pay R6 704.

Are there direct flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Istanbul for under R9 200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Istanbul under R9 200. A good price for a direct flight from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Istanbul is less than R25 510.

Are there last-minute flights available from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Istanbul for under R6 000?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Istanbul within the next 7 days for less than R6 000.

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

Flying on Emirates is currently your cheapest option to Istanbul, with prices starting at R5 886. Additional return tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Qatar Airways and Egypt Air, with the lowest prices starting at R5 986 and R6 704, respectively. Users have found that Emirates is 25% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

R4 020 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 Emirates and Qatar Airways, with prices starting from R5 182 and R5 197, respectively.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Istanbul, Turkey

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Istanbul from OR Tambo?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Johannesburg OR Tambo to Istanbul

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

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Johannesburg OR Tambo 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 OR Tambo from Istanbul?

Returning to Johannesburg OR Tambo from Istanbul

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

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

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Destination information for Istanbul

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from OR Tambo to Istanbul.
Today's exchange rate
R1 = ₺0,59
Flight duration from Johannesburg OR Tambo 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

Airports servicing Istanbul

Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)

Top 10 airlines flying from Johannesburg OR Tambo to Istanbul

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from OR Tambo 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%
Search SAUDIA flights
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 R588 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 OR Tambo to Istanbul

See what time of day planes typically take off from OR Tambo towards Istanbul.
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Weekly flight availability
from OR Tambo to Istanbul
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from OR Tambo 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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