Cheap flights from South Africa to Turkey

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How far in advance should I book a flight from South Africa to Turkey?

Users have found that booking a flight from South Africa to Turkey 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 South Africa to Turkey for as little as R8 065 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 476 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

What is the cheapest month to fly from South Africa to Turkey?

March is one of the best times of the year to fly to Turkey from South Africa. Prices for March average R8 325 per person but you can even find prices for as low as R6 072. 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 South Africa to Turkey (ZA - TR)?

When flying from South Africa to Turkey, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap flights from South Africa to Turkey in January, February 2022

The best prices found for South Africa to Turkey flights in January, February
Feb 2 - Feb 9
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

SAW

Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen

1 stop

21h 05m
SAW

Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

20h 40m
R5 113

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 1/26/22

Feb 24 - Mar 3
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

SAW

Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen

1 stop

15h 30m
SAW

Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

14h 40m
R5 159

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 1/27/22

Jan 31 - Feb 7
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

SAW

Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen

1 stop

21h 50m
SAW

Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

20h 40m
R5 189

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 1/24/22

South Africa to Turkey 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Turkey from South Africa found for this year
Feb 2 - Feb 9
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

SAW

Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen

1 stop

21h 05m
SAW

Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

20h 40m
R5 113

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 1/26/22

Mar 1 - Mar 8
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

SAW

Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen

1 stop

21h 35m
SAW

Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

15h 00m
R5 128

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 1/25/22

Feb 24 - Mar 3
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

SAW

Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen

1 stop

15h 30m
SAW

Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

14h 40m
R5 159

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 1/27/22

Direct flights to Turkey from South Africa

Save time with South Africa to Turkey direct flight deals
Feb 23 - Mar 1
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

IST

Istanbul

Nonstop

9h 35m
IST

Istanbul

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

9h 50m
R5 600

Turkish Airlines

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Deal found 1/25/22

Mar 9 - Mar 13
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

IST

Istanbul

Nonstop

9h 35m
IST

Istanbul

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

9h 50m
R5 615

Turkish Airlines

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Deal found 1/25/22

Apr 14 - Apr 30
CPT

Cape Town Intl

IST

Istanbul

Nonstop

10h 20m
IST

Istanbul

CPT

Cape Town Intl

Nonstop

10h 30m
R5 646

Turkish Airlines

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Deal found 1/25/22

Last-minute flights from South Africa to Turkey

Late deals on return flights to Turkey from South Africa, departing today and this week
Feb 2 - Feb 9
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

SAW

Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen

1 stop

21h 05m
SAW

Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

20h 40m
R5 113

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 1/26/22

Feb 2 - Feb 9
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

IST

Istanbul

1 stop

21h 45m
IST

Istanbul

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

20h 50m
R5 204

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 1/26/22

Feb 2 - Feb 8
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

IST

Istanbul

1 stop

31h 30m
IST

Istanbul

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

15h 50m
R5 402

Emirates

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Deal found 1/26/22

One-way flights to Turkey from South Africa

The cheapest one-way flights from South Africa to Turkey
Feb 16
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

IST

Istanbul

1 stop

14h 15m
R3 713

Egypt Air

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Deal found 1/24/22

Feb 2
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

IST

Istanbul

1 stop

14h 15m
R3 743

Egypt Air

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Deal found 1/25/22

Apr 1
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

IST

Istanbul

1 stop

14h 15m
R3 956

Egypt Air

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Deal found 1/24/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about South Africa to Turkey flights.

Which airlines flying from South Africa to Turkey have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from South Africa to Turkey that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Emirates, Qatar Airways, and Turkish Airlines. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from South Africa to Turkey for under R5 200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from South Africa to Turkey for under R5 200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Qatar Airways for just R5 113, but on average you can expect to pay R5 387.

Are there direct flights from South Africa to Turkey for under R5 600 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from South Africa to Turkey under R5 600. A good price for a direct flight from South Africa to Turkey is less than R5 843.

Are there last-minute flights available from South Africa to Turkey for under R5 200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from South Africa to Turkey within the next 7 days for less than R5 200.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from South Africa to Turkey one-way?

For one-way options, check prices for Egypt Air. According to our data, you can fly for as low as R3 713. Users have also found prices from R4 200 and R4 672 on Qatar Airways and Emirates, respectively.

Can I fly to Turkey from South Africa right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from South Africa to Turkey

Most visitors from South Africa need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Turkey.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from South Africa must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Turkey.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from South Africa are not required to quarantine after entering Turkey.

Documents
Form for Entry to Turkey - Mandatory to fill 72h before arrival.


Can I fly back to South Africa from Turkey?

Returning to South Africa from Turkey

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Turkey must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to South Africa.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Turkey are not required to quarantine after entering South Africa.

Destination points for flights from South Africa to Turkey

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Top 10 airlines flying from South Africa to Turkey

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from South Africa to Turkey choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
SAUDIA
CheapestR5 470
AverageR6 765
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time86%
COVID-19 safety
Air France
CheapestR6 094
AverageR8 296
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time77%
COVID-19 safety
Etihad Airways
CheapestR6 245
AverageR10 735
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety
Qatar Airways
CheapestR6 726
AverageR9 766
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time68%
COVID-19 safety
Ethiopian Air
CheapestR6 868
AverageR8 581
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time72%
COVID-19 safety
Egypt Air
CheapestR7 002
AverageR8 271
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety
Emirates
CheapestR7 061
AverageR8 975
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety
KLM
CheapestR7 668
AverageR9 151
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety
Turkish Airlines
CheapestR7 746
AverageR12 473
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time77%
COVID-19 safety
Lufthansa
CheapestR8 441
AverageR12 915
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time76%
COVID-19 safety

Hourly flight availability from South Africa to Turkey

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