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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 inJanuaryHigh demand for flights, 12% potential price rise
Cheapest inFebruaryBest time to find cheap flights, 4% potential price drop
Average price$2,568Average for return flights in January 2022
Return from$2,033From Auckland Intl to Istanbul

Cheap flights to Turkey in January, February 2022

The best prices found for TR5 flights for January, February
27 Feb - 24 Mar
AKL

Auckland Intl

SAW

Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen

3 stops

39h 45m
SAW

Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

29h 45m
$2,056

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 12/1/22

27 Jan - 3 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

SAW

Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen

2 stops

26h 30m
SAW

Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

29h 45m
$2,065

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 13/1/22

27 Jan - 3 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

IST

Istanbul

2 stops

26h 15m
IST

Istanbul

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

25h 25m
$2,074

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 13/1/22

Turkey 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Turkey found for this year
4 Nov - 30 Nov
AKL

Auckland Intl

IST

Istanbul

2 stops

46h 25m
IST

Istanbul

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

28h 40m
$1,800

Lufthansa

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Deal found 14/1/22

4 Nov - 29 Nov
AKL

Auckland Intl

IST

Istanbul

1 stop

29h 05m
IST

Istanbul

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

21h 40m
$1,838

Turkish Airlines

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Deal found 14/1/22

5 Aug - 2 Sep
AKL

Auckland Intl

IST

Istanbul

1 stop

27h 55m
IST

Istanbul

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

35h 35m
$1,859

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 14/1/22

Last minute flights to Turkey

Late deals on return flights to Turkey, departing today and this week
20 Jan - 27 Jan
AKL

Auckland Intl

IST

Istanbul

2 stops

32h 25m
IST

Istanbul

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

25h 25m
$2,091

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 13/1/22

20 Jan - 27 Jan
AKL

Auckland Intl

SAW

Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen

2 stops

26h 30m
SAW

Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

24h 40m
$2,106

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 13/1/22

22 Jan - 29 Jan
AKL

Auckland Intl

IST

Istanbul

1 stop

40h 40m
IST

Istanbul

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

37h 20m
$2,202

Singapore Airlines

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Deal found 15/1/22

Can I fly to Turkey from New Zealand right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from New Zealand to Turkey

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

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 Turkey.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from New Zealand 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 New Zealand from Turkey?

Returning to New Zealand from Turkey

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

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

$1,503

February

$1,423

March

$1,411

April

$1,641

May

$1,641

June

$1,768

July

$1,781

August

$1,759

September

$1,737

October

$1,470

November

$1,577

December

$2,043

At the present moment the cheapest month to fly to Turkey is currently March; with December 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 - TR5

Price

$1,411 - $2,820

TR5

Temperature

5 - 23 °C

TR5

Precipitation

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.

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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