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Travelers usually depart from Sabiha Gökçen International, Istanbul Airport, or Istanbul Bus Station when they travel from Istanbul to Ankara. The distance between Istanbul and Ankara is 323 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Turkish Airlines, Pegasus, El Al Israel Airlines, SunExpress, and Ukraine International Airlines. Istanbul and Ankara have 133 direct flights per week.

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

Check-in for a flight from Istanbul to Ankara

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingAirport check-in closesOnline check-in available
Turkish AirlinesTHYTKYesUnknownNo
PegasusPGTPCNoUnknownNo
El Al Israel AirlinesELYLYNoUnknownNo
SunExpressSXSXQYesUnknownNo
Ukraine International AirlinesAUIPSYesUnknownNo

Travel tips & how to get from Istanbul to Ankara

0The cheapest price of a one-way ticket from Istanbul to Ankara is £18. Round trip fares cost between £34 at the lowest and £31 at most.

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Istanbul to Ankara?

A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Istanbul and Ankara takes around 1.0 hours.

What is the flight distance between Istanbul and Ankara?

The flight distance between Istanbul and Ankara is 323 km.

What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Istanbul and Ankara?

Several carriers operate flights between Istanbul and Ankara. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Turkish Airlines, Pegasus.

What are the most popular routes to and from Istanbul?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Istanbul and Esenboğa International, Dalaman, Erkilet International, Adnan Menderes, Adana Şakirpaşa, Milas–Bodrum, Konya, Samsun-Çarşamba, Hatay, Ordu–Giresun, Denizli Çardak.

What are the most popular routes to and from Ankara?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Ankara and Sabiha Gökçen International, Antalya, Adnan Menderes, Milas–Bodrum, Trabzon, Samsun-Çarşamba, Diyarbakır, Elazığ, Kars Harakani, Malatya Erhaç, Van Ferit Melen.

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