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Travelers usually depart from Dubai International, Sharjah International, Al Maktoum International, or Al Minhad Air Base when they travel from Dubai to Istanbul. Book your trip to arrive at Sabiha Gökçen International, Istanbul Airport, Istanbul Bus Station, Istanbul - Esenler Otogarı, or Istanbul - Alibeyköy. The distance between Dubai and Istanbul is 2976 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Turkish Airlines, Pegasus, Qatar Airways, Emirates, and Air Arabia. Dubai and Istanbul have 303 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Istanbul, consider visiting Aya Sofya (Hagia Sophia), Topkapi Palace, and Blue Mosque, Istanbul.

Weekly direct flights

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Emirates on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Fly Dubai on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Air Arabia on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays.

Pegasus on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Turkish Airlines on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Check-in for a flight from Dubai to Istanbul

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
Turkish AirlinesTHYTKYesNo
PegasusPGTPCNoOpens 48 days before flight
Closes 2 hours before flight
Qatar AirwaysQTRQRYesNo
EmiratesUAEEKNoNo
Air ArabiaABYG9NoNo

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Dubai to Istanbul?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Dubai and Istanbul takes around 4.7 hours.
What is the flight distance between Dubai and Istanbul?
The flight distance between Dubai and Istanbul is 2976 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Dubai and Istanbul?
Several carriers operate flights between Dubai and Istanbul. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Pegasus, Fly Dubai, Emirates, Air Arabia, Turkish Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from Dubai?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Dubai and London, Manila, Mumbai, Bangkok, New Delhi, Manchester, Doha, Dublin, Kuwait City, Riyadh, Muscat, Perth, Birmingham, Sydney, Kuala Lumpur, Islamabad, Amritsar, Bengaluru, Kochi, Melbourne.
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, Kayseri.
Which airports are there in Dubai?
Dubai is mainly served by Dubai International. But there are other airports nearby, including Sharjah International, Al Minhad Air Base, Al Maktoum International, Dubai Jebel Ali SPB, Dubai Creek SPB.
What airports are near Dubai?
The main airport in Dubai is Dubai International. It is also served by Abu Dhabi International, Ras Al Khaimah International, Al Ain International, Sohar, Khasab.
What airports are near Istanbul?
The main airport in Istanbul is Sabiha Gökçen International. It is also served by Yenişehir, Anadolu, Tekirdağ Çorlu.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Dubai and Istanbul?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between Dubai and Istanbul thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between Dubai and Istanbul can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Kiwi.com Stories.
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