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Flights to Turkey in 2022

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inMarchHigh demand for flights, 1% potential price rise
Cheapest inAprilBest time to find cheap flights, 0% potential price drop
Average price$2,539Average for return flights in June 2022
Return from$2,272From Auckland Intl to Istanbul
One-way from$1,343One-way flight from Auckland Intl (AKL) to Turkey

Cheap flights to Turkey in June, July 2022

The best prices found for TR5 flights for June, July
21 Jul - 19 Aug
AKL

Auckland Intl

IST

Istanbul

1 stop

38h 20m
IST

Istanbul

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

44h 20m
$2,428

Turkish Airlines

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Deal found 20/6/22

21 Jul - 19 Aug
AKL

Auckland Intl

IST

Istanbul

1 stop

38h 20m
IST

Istanbul

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

44h 20m
$2,432

Turkish Airlines

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Deal found 20/6/22

14 Jul - 11 Sep
AKL

Auckland Intl

IST

Istanbul

1 stop

38h 20m
IST

Istanbul

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

22h 30m
$2,657

Turkish Airlines

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Deal found 23/6/22

Turkey 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Turkey found for this year
17 Oct - 22 Oct
AKL

Auckland Intl

IST

Istanbul

2 stops

57h 50m
IST

Istanbul

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

44h 45m
$2,272

Asiana Airlines

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Deal found 21/6/22

17 Oct - 22 Oct
AKL

Auckland Intl

SAW

Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen

3 stops

47h 30m
SAW

Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

24h 20m
$2,346

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 21/6/22

17 Oct - 22 Oct
AKL

Auckland Intl

SAW

Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen

2 stops

28h 45m
SAW

Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

24h 20m
$2,351

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 21/6/22

Last minute flights to Turkey

Late deals on return flights to Turkey, departing today and this week
30 Jun - 2 Jul
AKL

Auckland Intl

IST

Istanbul

2 stops

48h 35m
IST

Istanbul

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

40h 00m
$4,589

Emirates

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Deal found 22/6/22

29 Jun - 6 Jul
AKL

Auckland Intl

IST

Istanbul

2 stops

37h 00m
IST

Istanbul

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

35h 20m
$4,600

Emirates

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Deal found 22/6/22

1 Jul - 28 Aug
AKL

Auckland Intl

IST

Istanbul

2 stops

30h 25m
IST

Istanbul

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

30h 10m
$4,670

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 21/6/22

What is the cheapest month to fly to Turkey?

The cheapest ticket to Turkey found for each month in 2022 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.

January

$2,213

February

$2,337

March

$2,299

April

$2,152

May

$2,186

June

$2,308

July

$2,322

August

$2,085

September

$2,080

October

$2,036

November

$1,625

December

$2,197

At the present moment the cheapest month to fly to Turkey is currently November; with February being the most expensive. Prices will vary depending on multiple factors such as booking in advance, airline and departure airports and times.

When is the best time to fly to Turkey?

Average Turkey flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2022 and 2023 by month

AKL - IST

Price

$1,625 - $2,932

IST

Temperature

5 - 23 °C

IST

Rainfall

10 - 100 mm

Peak season

Travellers take cheap flights to Turkey for a taste of the exotic and to learn about its rich historic legacy. A bridge between the east and the west, Turkey is a leading tourism destination, but travel in the southeast along the Syria and Iraq borders is not advised at present, the cities of Istanbul and Ankara are also classed as high risk. Other areas of Turkey are not off limits but you’ll need to be alert. Peak season for Turkey tourism is mid-April through to mid-September when the temperatures are warm and the weather is dry. Christmas to New Years’ and Easter are also busy periods. Visit SafeTravel for more information on travelling to Turkey.

Off Season

The low season for Istanbul is November to March when average temperatures fall below 10C, and a lot of activities are closed. On the other hand, it’s high season for ski resorts and a great time for discounted accommodation and flight tickets.

When is the best time to book a flight to Turkey?

In general, spring and autumn are the best times to find cheap flights to Turkey, but some destinations can be visited year-round thanks to mild winters and warm summers. Always check for current travel advisory information before you book flight tickets.

How long is the flight to Turkey?

Flights from Auckland to Turkey – 23 hrs 35 mins

Flights from Wellington to Turkey– 26 hrs

Flights from Christchurch to Turkey – 26 hrs

Flights from Dunedin to Turkey – 27 hrs

Which airlines operate flights to Turkey?

Several airlines operate flights to Istanbul from Auckland in partnership with Turkish Airlines, including: Emirates, Cathay Pacific, Malaysia, Qatar, Singapore and Thai Airways.

How to get from the airport to the city centre?

Istanbul Atatürk Airport (IST) is the main international airport where cheap flights to Turkey land. The airport is situated 23 km west of the city centre, and it’s easiest to jump in a taxi if you want to get there quickly, but be sure to travel in an official taxi in the ranks outside the arrivals hall. There is a metro which runs from the airport in the direction of Old Istanbul, take the M1a line. Buses run by Havata? leave half hourly from the airport.

What is good to know if travelling to Turkey?

  • A new pathway – for walkers and horsemen – across Anatolia celebrates Evliya Çelebi, the Ottoman traveller. The Evliya Çelebi Way takes in Bithynia and Phrygia and the region where the Ottoman empire was born. 
  • The museum circuit in Sultanahmet offers Ottoman and Byzantine history, art and religion. The Hagia Sofia, Topkapi Palace, Blue Mosque, Basilica Cistern and the Turkish Islamic Art Museum are all within walking distance. 
  • There is a cave in Antioch, near Antakya, where St Paul is purported to have led worship and its decorations date back to the days of the crusaders – about 1098. In Urfa, there is a cave, said to be the birthplace of Abraham.

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