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Travelers usually depart from O. R. Tambo International, or Lanseria International when they travel from Johannesburg to Istanbul. Book your trip to arrive at Sabiha Gökçen International, Istanbul Airport, Istanbul Bus Station, Istanbul - Alibeyköy, or İstanbul - Harem. The distance between Johannesburg and Istanbul is 7504 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Turkish Airlines, Qatar Airways, Pegasus, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, and Ethiopian Airlines. Johannesburg and Istanbul have 308 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Istanbul, consider visiting Blue Mosque, Istanbul, Aya Sofya (Hagia Sophia), and Topkapi Palace.

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Turkish AirlinesTHYTKYesUnknownNo
Qatar AirwaysQTRQRYesUnknownNo
PegasusPGTPCNoUnknownNo
KLM Royal Dutch AirlinesKLMKLYesUnknownNo
Ethiopian AirlinesETHETYesUnknownNo

Frequently asked questions

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

A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Johannesburg and Istanbul takes around 9.6 hours.

What is the flight distance between Johannesburg and Istanbul?

The flight distance between Johannesburg and Istanbul is 7504 km.

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

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

What are the most popular routes to and from Johannesburg?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Johannesburg and Cape Town, Durban, Port Elizabeth, George, Harare, East London, London, Windhoek, Hyderabad, Bloemfontein, New York, Accra, Lagos, Nairobi, Bulawayo, Chennai, Lusaka, Mthatha, Dar es Salaam, Funchal.

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.

Which airports are there in Johannesburg?

Johannesburg is mainly served by O. R. Tambo International. But there are other airports nearby, including Lanseria International, Rand Airport.

What airports are near Johannesburg?

The main airport in Johannesburg is O. R. Tambo International. It is also served by Pilanesberg International, Wonderboom.

What airports are near Istanbul?

The main airport in Istanbul is Sabiha Gökçen International. It is also served by Anadolu, Tekirdağ Çorlu, Yenişehir.

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