Cheap flights from New Zealand to Istanbul

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

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 48 days in advance to save up to 8% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 48 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from New Zealand to Istanbul 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $1,779, or $1,883 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

February can be a great time to fly to Istanbul from New Zealand with a flight ticket averaging about $1,792. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of February for as cheap as $1,319. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of January.

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

When flying from New Zealand to Istanbul, 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 New Zealand to Istanbul in January, February 2022

The best prices found for New Zealand to Istanbul flights in January, February
24 Feb - 19 Mar
AKL

Auckland Intl

SAW

Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen

3 stops

37h 45m
SAW

Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen

AKL

Auckland Intl

3 stops

34h 45m
$2,001

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 17/1/22

24 Feb - 17 Mar
AKL

Auckland Intl

SAW

Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen

3 stops

37h 45m
SAW

Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

24h 40m
$2,049

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 17/1/22

22 Feb - 15 Mar
AKL

Auckland Intl

SAW

Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen

3 stops

39h 45m
SAW

Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

25h 00m
$2,071

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 17/1/22

New Zealand to Istanbul 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Istanbul from New Zealand found for this year
13 May - 3 Jun
AKL

Auckland Intl

IST

Istanbul

2 stops

35h 45m
IST

Istanbul

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

38h 00m
$1,548

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 16/1/22

13 May - 1 Jun
AKL

Auckland Intl

IST

Istanbul

2 stops

35h 45m
IST

Istanbul

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

33h 05m
$1,570

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 16/1/22

13 May - 2 Jun
AKL

Auckland Intl

IST

Istanbul

2 stops

35h 45m
IST

Istanbul

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

31h 15m
$1,576

Lufthansa

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Deal found 16/1/22

Last-minute flights from New Zealand to Istanbul

Late deals on return flights to Istanbul from New Zealand, departing today and this week
25 Jan - 1 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

SAW

Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen

2 stops

32h 50m
SAW

Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

29h 45m
$2,118

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 17/1/22

25 Jan - 1 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

IST

Istanbul

2 stops

32h 25m
IST

Istanbul

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

25h 25m
$2,127

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 17/1/22

23 Jan - 29 Jan
AKL

Auckland Intl

IST

Istanbul

2 stops

32h 40m
IST

Istanbul

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

37h 20m
$2,214

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 15/1/22

One-way flights to Istanbul from New Zealand

The cheapest one-way flights from New Zealand to Istanbul
25 Jun
AKL

Auckland Intl

SAW

Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen

3 stops

45h 45m
$954

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 17/1/22

10 May
CHC

Christchurch

IST

Istanbul

2 stops

41h 50m
$1,051

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 18/1/22

10 May
CHC

Christchurch

IST

Istanbul

2 stops

41h 50m
$1,053

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 17/1/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about New Zealand to Istanbul flights.

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.

Can I find flights from New Zealand to Istanbul for under $1,600 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New Zealand to Istanbul for under $1,600. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $1,548, but on average you can expect to pay $1,971.

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

There are currently 20+ 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 Singapore Airlines. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $1,133. Users have also found prices from $1,448 and $1,457 on Qantas Airways and Emirates, respectively.

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.

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 $1,570 for a flight from New Zealand to Istanbul. The cheapest flight overall is $1,014 while the most popular route, (Auckland Intl - Istanbul) is currently priced at $2,118.

Can I fly to Istanbul from New Zealand right now?

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 hours for rt-pcr (naat) and 48 hours 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.


Can I fly back to New Zealand from Istanbul?

Returning to New Zealand from Istanbul

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

Departure points for flights from New Zealand to Istanbul

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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.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Singapore Airlines
Cheapest$1,075
Average$1,798
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time81%
COVID-19 safety
Korean Air
Cheapest$1,224
Average$1,503
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time81%
COVID-19 safety
Emirates
Cheapest$1,263
Average$1,959
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety
Qatar Airways
Cheapest$1,277
Average$1,754
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time68%
COVID-19 safety
Lufthansa
Cheapest$1,291
Average$1,673
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time76%
COVID-19 safety
Etihad Airways
Cheapest$1,319
Average$1,733
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety
Virgin Australia
Cheapest$1,438
Average$2,121
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time80%
COVID-19 safety
China Southern
Cheapest$1,502
Average$1,790
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time69%
COVID-19 safety
Turkish Airlines
Cheapest$1,744
Average$2,109
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time77%
COVID-19 safety
Air New Zealand
Cheapest$1,797
Average$2,163
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time78%
COVID-19 safety