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Flights to Turkey in 2021

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, 14% potential price rise
Cheapest inFebruaryBest time to find cheap flights, 5% potential price drop
Average price$1,698Average for round-trip flights in June 2021
Round-trip from$2,028From Auckland Intl to Turkey
One-way from$14One-way flight from Auckland to Turkey

When is the best time to fly to Turkey?

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.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Turkey?

The cheapest day to fly to Turkey is usually Tuesday. At the moment, Wednesday is the most expensive.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Turkey?

Flights in the afternoon are typically the cheapest time of the day to fly to Turkey. Flights in the evening are usually the most expensive.

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.

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