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Travelers usually depart from Dubai International, Sharjah International, Al Maktoum International, or Dubai Bus Station when they travel from Dubai to Istanbul. Book your trip to arrive at Sabiha Gökçen International, Istanbul Airport, Istanbul Bus Station, Istanbul - Alibeyköy, or Istanbul - Dudullu. The distance between Dubai and Istanbul is 2976 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Pegasus, Turkish Airlines, Air Arabia, Fly Dubai, and Emirates. Dubai and Istanbul have 401 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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Turkey COVID-19 travel restrictions

Latest COVID-19 travel restrictions in Turkey – 12/2022
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Most travelers from Dubai, DXB 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
  • Electronic visitor visa

Return

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

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 Dubai to Istanbul?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Dubai and Istanbul takes around 5.0 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 Emirates, Fly Dubai, Turkish Airlines, Air Arabia, Pegasus.
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 Maktoum International, Dubai Bus Station, Al Minhad Air Base, 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, Khasab.
What airports are near Istanbul?
The main airport in Istanbul is Sabiha Gökçen International. It is also served by Anadolu, Yenişehir, Tekirdağ Çorlu.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Dubai and Istanbul?
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