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Edinburgh EDIBrussels CRLBucharest OTPEdinburgh EDI

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Edinburgh EDILondon STNBucharest OTPEdinburgh EDI

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Travelers usually depart from Edinburgh Airport, Edinburgh Bus Station, Edinburgh - Hanover St Bus stop, Edinburgh-Bankhead, or Edinburgh-Balgreen when they travel from Edinburgh to Istanbul. Book your trip to arrive at Sabiha Gökçen International, Istanbul Airport, Istanbul Bus Station, Istanbul - Alibeyköy, or Istanbul - Dudullu. The distance between Edinburgh and Istanbul is 2833 km. The most popular airlines for this route are easyJet, Turkish Airlines, Pegasus, Wizz Air, and British Airways. Edinburgh 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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NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
easyJetEZYU2YesOpens 720 days before flight
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Turkish AirlinesTHYTKYes0
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PegasusPGTPCNoOpens 48 days before flight
Closes 2 hours before flight
Wizz AirWZZW6NoOpens 48 days before flight
Closes 3 hours before flight
British AirwaysBAWBAYes0
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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 Edinburgh, EDI 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 a negative pre-departure COVID-19 test result is not required
  • Quarantine is not required
Visa requirements
  • Visa is not required

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 Edinburgh to Istanbul?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Edinburgh and Istanbul takes around 4.3 hours.
What is the flight distance between Edinburgh and Istanbul?
The flight distance between Edinburgh and Istanbul is 2833 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Edinburgh and Istanbul?
Several carriers operate flights between Edinburgh and Istanbul. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Turkish Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from Edinburgh?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Edinburgh and London, Rome, Barcelona, Budapest, Amsterdam, Athens, Lisbon, Paris, Palma, Majorca, Madrid, New York, Kraków, Malta, Copenhagen, Alicante, Tenerife, Bucharest, Brussels, Warsaw, Berlin.
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, Vancouver, Bristol, Glasgow, Newcastle upon Tyne, Antalya, Athens, Reykjavik, Northern Cyprus, Amman, Calgary, Dalaman, Tallinn, Dubai, Kayseri.
What airports are near Edinburgh?
The main airport in Edinburgh is Edinburgh Airport. It is also served by Edinburgh Airport, Glasgow, Newcastle, Aberdeen, Inverness, Glasgow Prestwick, Durham Tees Valley, Dundee.
What airports are near Istanbul?
The main airport in Istanbul is Sabiha Gökçen International. It is also served by Anadolu, Yenişehir, Tekirdağ Çorlu.
What buses and trains depart from Edinburgh?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Edinburgh, including Edinburgh Trams.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Edinburgh and Istanbul?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between Edinburgh and Istanbul thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between Edinburgh and Istanbul can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Kiwi.com Stories.
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