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New Zealand to Istanbul (IST)

All the information you need to plan the best null to IST flight in 2021: compare New Zealand to Istanbul flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Istanbul.
How far in advance should I book a flight from New Zealand to Istanbul?

To save up to 8% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 48 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from New Zealand to Istanbul from $1,717 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $1,818 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from New Zealand to Istanbul?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in January. For low rates, February can be a great choice for travel to Istanbul. Flights to Istanbul from New Zealand in February are about $1,731 on average during February, but can be found for as low as $1,273.

When is the cheapest time to fly from New Zealand to Istanbul (NZ0 - TR5)?

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

Cheap flights from New Zealand to Istanbul in September, October 2021

The best prices found for New Zealand to IST flights in September, October
5 Oct - 12 Oct
$2,020pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
5 Oct - 12 Oct
$2,028pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
28 Sep - 5 Oct
$2,113pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl

New Zealand to Istanbul 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Istanbul from New Zealand found for this year
5 Oct - 12 Oct
$2,020pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
5 Oct - 12 Oct
$2,028pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
28 Sep - 5 Oct
$2,113pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl

Last-minute flights from New Zealand to Istanbul

Late deals on return flights to Istanbul from New Zealand, departing today and this week
28 Sep - 5 Oct
$2,113pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
28 Sep - 5 Oct
$2,122pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
28 Sep - 5 Oct
$2,320pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl

One-way flights to Istanbul from New Zealand

The cheapest one-way flights from New Zealand to Istanbul
14:10 - 11:40
Emirates
2 stops
31h 30m
AKL - IST
Emirates
$1,111
AirfareAssist
21:15 - 03:45
Singapore Airlines
1 stop
40h 30m
AKL - IST
Singapore Airlines
$1,130
Singapore Airlines
15:40 - 09:50
Qatar Airways
1 stop
28h 10m
AKL - SAW
Qatar Airways
$1,143
Jettzy (NZ)

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">New Zealand</span> to <span class="emphasized">Istanbul</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From New Zealand to Istanbul

Which airlines flying from New Zealand to Istanbul have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Etihad Airways, Emirates, and Qatar Airways flying from New Zealand to Istanbul have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from New Zealand 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. 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 New Zealand to Istanbul. Policies will vary by airline.

Can I find flights from New Zealand to Istanbul for under $2,100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New Zealand to Istanbul for under $2,100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Qatar Airways for just $2,020, but on average you can expect to pay $2,225.

Are there last-minute flights available from New Zealand to Istanbul for under $2,200?

There are currently 8+ open flights from New Zealand to Istanbul within the next 7 days for less than $2,200.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Qatar Airways. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $1,069. Users have also found prices from $1,070 and $1,111 on Singapore Airlines and Emirates, respectively.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from New Zealand to Istanbul?

Consider Sichuan Airlines, China Southern or Emirates when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from New Zealand to Istanbul.

What are the cheapest flights from New Zealand to Istanbul?

On average you can expect to pay $2,859 for a flight from New Zealand to Istanbul. The cheapest flight overall is $762 while the most popular route, (Auckland Intl - Istanbul) is currently priced at $2,020.

What are the most popular routes from New Zealand to Istanbul?

Most travellers choose Auckland Intl - Istanbul, Auckland Intl - Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen or Christchurch - Istanbul when deciding on the best route from New Zealand to Istanbul.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Istanbul, Turkey

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Istanbul from New Zealand?

Information is based on travel restrictions from New Zealand to Istanbul

Most visitors from New Zealand need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Istanbul.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from New Zealand must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 for rt-pcr (naat) and 48 for antigen (quick-test) hours before departing to Istanbul.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from New Zealand 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 New Zealand from Istanbul?

Returning to New Zealand from Istanbul

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Istanbul are not required to quarantine after entering New Zealand.

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Departure points for flights from New Zealand to Istanbul

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Destination information for Istanbul

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from New Zealand to Istanbul.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = ₺6.14
Average temperature for September in Istanbul
25.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in Istanbul
44.0 mm

Airports servicing

Christchurch (CHC)
Chatham Islands (CHT)
Dunedin (DUD)
Great Barrier Island (GBZ)
Gisborne (GIS)

Airports servicing Istanbul

Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)

Top 10 airlines flying from New Zealand to Istanbul

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from New Zealand 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
Singapore Airlines
$1,038 $1,736 No cancel fee 81%
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Korean Air
$1,182 $1,451 No cancel fee 81%
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Emirates
$1,219 $1,891 No cancel fee 75%
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Qatar Airways
$1,233 $1,694 No cancel fee 68%
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Lufthansa
$1,246 $1,615 No cancel fee 76%
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Etihad Airways
$1,273 $1,673 No cancel fee 75%
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Virgin Australia
$1,388 $2,048 No cancel fee 80%
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China Southern
$1,450 $1,728 No cancel fee 69%
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Turkish Airlines
$1,684 $2,036 No cancel fee 77%
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Air New Zealand
$1,735 $2,088 No cancel fee 78%
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