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Travelers usually depart from Cardiff, Cardiff - Sophia Gardens, Cardiff - University, Cardiff - Gorsedd Gardens, or Cardiff - Kingsway Stop GB when they travel from Cardiff to Istanbul. Book your trip to arrive at Sabiha Gökçen International, Istanbul Airport, Istanbul Bus Station, Istanbul - Esenler Otogarı, or Istanbul - Alibeyköy. The most popular airlines for this route are Turkish Airlines, Ryanair, Vueling, Pegasus, and Jet2. Cardiff and Istanbul have 366 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Istanbul, consider visiting Aya Sofya (Hagia Sophia), Topkapi Palace, and Blue Mosque, Istanbul.

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Turkish AirlinesTHYTKYesNo
RyanairRYRFRNoOpens 24 days before flight
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VuelingVLGVYNoOpens 168 days before flight
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PegasusPGTPCNoOpens 48 days before flight
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Jet2EXSLSNoOpens 336 days before flight
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Frequently asked questions

What are the most popular routes to and from Cardiff?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Cardiff and Málaga, Faro, Barcelona, Amsterdam, Edinburgh, Dublin, Tenerife, Glasgow, Palma, Majorca, Madrid, London, Alicante, Belfast, Ibiza, Paris, Athens, New York, Lanzarote, Las Palmas, Menorca.
What are the most popular routes to and from Istanbul?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Istanbul and London, Manchester, Toronto, Birmingham, Dublin, Montreal, Edinburgh, Vancouver, Bristol, Glasgow, Newcastle upon Tyne, Antalya, Athens, Reykjavik, Northern Cyprus, Amman, Calgary, Dalaman, Tallinn, Dubai.
What airports are near Cardiff?
The main airport in Cardiff is Cardiff. It is also served by Heathrow, London Stansted, Luton, Manchester, Gatwick, Birmingham, Bristol, London City, Liverpool John Lennon, East Midlands.
What airports are near Istanbul?
The main airport in Istanbul is Sabiha Gökçen International. It is also served by Yenişehir, Anadolu, Tekirdağ Çorlu.
What buses and trains depart from Cardiff?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Cardiff, including National Express.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Cardiff and Istanbul?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between Cardiff and Istanbul thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between Cardiff and Istanbul can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Kiwi.com Stories.
What is Virtual Interlining and how do I use it?
Virtual Interlining provides a revolutionary way of traveling. You can combine different modes of transport like flights, trains, and buses into one itinerary. And this often saves money. Thanks to the world's largest carrier database, the Kiwi.com search function enables anyone to mix and match different modes of transport easily.
Which airlines fly between Cardiff and Istanbul?
Currently, you can fly between Cardiff and Istanbul with Turkish Airlines, Ryanair, Vueling, Pegasus, Jet2.
When's the best time to travel between Cardiff and Istanbul?
If you don’t have specific dates for your trip between Cardiff and Istanbul, you can enter a date range into the departure and return fields. Most carriers on the Kiwi.com website allow you to search and book up to six months from the day of your search. Order the search results by the best, cheapest, or fastest route, or find the cheapest outbound and return combination in the pricing table.
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