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Travelers usually depart from Sabiha Gökçen International, Istanbul Airport, Istanbul Bus Station, Istanbul - Esenler Otogarı, or Istanbul - Alibeyköy when they travel from Istanbul to İzmir. Book your trip to arrive at Adnan Menderes, or İzmir Bus Station. The distance between Istanbul and İzmir is 343 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Turkish Airlines, Pegasus, and SunExpress. Istanbul and İzmir have 200 direct flights per week. When you arrive at İzmir, consider visiting Pamukkale, and Ephesus.

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Check-in for a flight from Istanbul to İzmir

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
Turkish AirlinesTHYTKYesNo
PegasusPGTPCNoOpens 48 days before flight
Closes 2 hours before flight
SunExpressSXSXQYesNo

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Istanbul to İzmir?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Istanbul and İzmir takes around 1.1 hours.
What is the flight distance between Istanbul and İzmir?
The flight distance between Istanbul and İzmir is 343 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Istanbul and İzmir?
Several carriers operate flights between Istanbul and İzmir. 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 London, Manchester, Birmingham, Kayseri, Antalya, Dublin, Northern Cyprus, Edinburgh, Bodrum, Dalaman, Ankara, Nevşehir, Bristol, Glasgow, Athens, Dubai, Gaziantep, Newcastle upon Tyne, Baku, Konya.
What are the most popular routes to and from İzmir?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as İzmir and London, Manchester, Dublin, Birmingham, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Bristol, Athens, Kayseri, Toronto, Tallinn, Newcastle upon Tyne, Cork, Reykjavik, Northern Cyprus, Aberdeen, Leeds, Belfast, Ankara, Montreal.
Which airports are there in Istanbul?
Istanbul is mainly served by Sabiha Gökçen International. But there are other airports nearby, including Istanbul Airport, Istanbul Atatürk.
What airports are near Istanbul?
The main airport in Istanbul is Sabiha Gökçen International. It is also served by Anadolu, Yenişehir, Tekirdağ Çorlu.
What airports are near İzmir?
The main airport in İzmir is Adnan Menderes. It is also served by Dalaman, Milas–Bodrum, Denizli Çardak, Mytilene International, Balıkesir Koca Seyit, Chios Island National, Uşak.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Istanbul and İzmir?
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