Cheap flights from Doha to Istanbul

Flights starting at £157. Choose between Qatar Airways, Turkish Airlines, or flynas to find the best price.

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Cheapest one-way trip

£157

Cheapest nonstop round-trip

£167

Cheapest round-trip

£295

Average round-trip

£367

Nonstop flights in February

£167 – £397

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Book your trip to arrive at Sabiha Gökçen International, Istanbul Airport, Istanbul Bus Station, Istanbul - Alibeyköy, or Istanbul - Dudullu. The distance between Doha and Istanbul is 2696 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Qatar Airways, Turkish Airlines, flynas, Pegasus, and Jazeera Airways. Doha and Istanbul have 311 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Istanbul, consider visiting Topkapi Palace, Blue Mosque, Istanbul, and Aya Sofya (Hagia Sophia).

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Turkey COVID-19 travel restrictions

Latest COVID-19 travel restrictions in Turkey – 02/2023
Your trip summary

Most travelers from Qatar can enter Türkiye, but there are restrictions.

Departure

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed
  • Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results is not required
  • Quarantine is not required
Visa requirements
  • Visa is not required

Return

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed
  • Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results is not required
  • Quarantine is not required
Visa requirements
  • Visa is not required
Additional information
  • Masks are mandatory in certain settings

Information is provided as guidance only and accurate at the time of publishing. Always check government websites and airline materials before booking and traveling.

Learn more about COVID-19 restrictions in Turkey in our dedicated Stories article.

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Doha to Istanbul?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Doha and Istanbul takes around 4.5 hours.
What is the flight distance between Doha and Istanbul?
The flight distance between Doha and Istanbul is 2696 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Doha and Istanbul?
Several carriers operate flights between Doha and Istanbul. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Qatar Airways, Turkish Airlines, Pegasus.
What are the most popular routes to and from Doha?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Doha and Dubai, Manila, London, Cairo, Muscat, Manchester, Chennai, Kochi, Kuwait City, Mumbai, Alexandria, Khartoum, Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur, Riyadh, Abu Dhabi, Thiruvananthapuram, New Delhi, Bahrain Island, Edinburgh.
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 Doha?
The main airport in Doha is Hamad International. It is also served by Hamad International, Al-Ahsa International.
What airports are near Istanbul?
The main airport in Istanbul is Sabiha Gökçen International. It is also served by Tekirdağ Çorlu, Yenişehir, Anadolu.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Doha and Istanbul?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between Doha and Istanbul thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between Doha 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?
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