Cheap flights from Ankara to Istanbul

Flights starting at £22. Choose between Turkish Airlines, Pegasus, or Qatar Airways to find the best price.

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Book your trip to arrive at Istanbul Airport, or Sabiha Gökçen International. The distance between Ankara and Istanbul is 323 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Turkish Airlines, Pegasus, Qatar Airways, Lufthansa, and KLM Royal Dutch Airlines. Ankara and Istanbul have 328 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Istanbul, consider visiting Topkapi Palace, Blue Mosque, Istanbul, and Aya Sofya (Hagia Sophia).

Weekly direct flights

Discover the top airlines offering direct flights from Ankara to Istanbul in the next month. You’ll find the number of daily direct flights per airline in the table.

Weekly direct flights for Mon 01.07 - Sun 07.07

AirlineMon 01.07Tue 02.07Wed 03.07Thu 04.07Fri 05.07Sat 06.07Sun 07.07
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Weekly direct flights for Mon 08.07 - Sun 14.07

AirlineMon 08.07Tue 09.07Wed 10.07Thu 11.07Fri 12.07Sat 13.07Sun 14.07
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Weekly direct flights for Mon 15.07 - Sun 21.07

AirlineMon 15.07Tue 16.07Wed 17.07Thu 18.07Fri 19.07Sat 20.07Sun 21.07
3885943
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Weekly direct flights for Mon 22.07 - Sun 28.07

AirlineMon 22.07Tue 23.07Wed 24.07Thu 25.07Fri 26.07Sat 27.07Sun 28.07
5773643
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Check-in for a flight from Ankara to Istanbul

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
Turkish AirlinesTHYTKNoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 2 hours before flight
PegasusPGTPCYesOpens 48 days before flight
Closes 2 hours before flight
Qatar AirwaysQTRQRYesOpens 48 days before flight
Closes 2 hours before flight
LufthansaDLHLHNo0
0
KLM Royal Dutch AirlinesKLMKLNoOpens 30 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight

Weather in Istanbul

Average Weather

MonthAverage monthly max temperatureAverage monthly min temperature
January9°C5°C
February9°C5°C
March11°C7°C
April15°C9°C
May20°C14°C
June25°C19°C
July28°C22°C
August28°C23°C
September24°C20°C
October19°C15°C
November15°C12°C
December11°C8°C
Hottest Month
28°C
August
Coldest month
5°C
January
Sunny days
305
days per year
Snow days
2
days per year

14 day forecast

Tuesday
9 Jul
31°C23°C
16 Jul
35°C24°C
Wednesday
10 Jul
33°C24°C
17 Jul
33°C24°C
Thursday
11 Jul
88%
32°C25°C
18 Jul
32°C25°C
Friday
12 Jul
84%
33°C24°C
19 Jul
32°C24°C
Saturday
13 Jul
33°C24°C
20 Jul
31°C23°C
Sunday
14 Jul
31°C24°C
21 Jul
33°C23°C
Monday
15 Jul
32°C23°C
22 Jul
31°C24°C

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