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Book your trip to arrive at Sabiha Gökçen International, Istanbul Airport, Istanbul Bus Station, Istanbul - Esenler Otogarı, or Istanbul - Alibeyköy. The distance between Erbil and Istanbul is 1374 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Turkish Airlines, Pegasus, Royal Jordanian, Qatar Airways, and Middle East Airlines. Erbil and Istanbul have 144 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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Check-in for a flight from Erbil to Istanbul

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
Turkish AirlinesTHYTKYesNo
PegasusPGTPCNoOpens 48 days before flight
Closes 2 hours before flight
Royal JordanianRJARJYesNo
Qatar AirwaysQTRQRYesNo
Middle East AirlinesMEAMENoNo

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Erbil to Istanbul?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Erbil and Istanbul takes around 2.8 hours.
What is the flight distance between Erbil and Istanbul?
The flight distance between Erbil and Istanbul is 1374 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Erbil and Istanbul?
Several carriers operate flights between Erbil and Istanbul. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Pegasus, Fly Baghdad Airlines, Turkish Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from Erbil?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Erbil and London, Manchester, Birmingham, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Vienna, Dublin, Toronto, Düsseldorf, Skopje, Calgary, Newcastle upon Tyne, Berlin, Malta, Warsaw, Luleå, Montreal, Budapest, Bergen, Athens.
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 Erbil?
The main airport in Erbil is Erbil International. It is also served by Erbil International, Şırnak, Sulaimaniyah International.
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 Erbil and Istanbul?
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