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Travelers usually depart from Sheremetyevo International, Vnukovo International, Domodedovo International, Zhukovsky International, or Moscow - Testovskaya when they travel from Moscow to Istanbul. Book your trip to arrive at Sabiha Gökçen International, Istanbul Airport, Istanbul Bus Station, Istanbul - Alibeyköy, or Istanbul - Dudullu. The distance between Moscow and Istanbul is 1730 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Turkish Airlines, Aeroflot Russian Airlines, Pegasus, S7 Airlines, and Pobeda. Moscow and Istanbul have 347 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Istanbul, consider visiting Topkapi Palace, Blue Mosque, Istanbul, and Aya Sofya (Hagia Sophia).

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Pobeda on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

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

Pegasus on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

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

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

Ural Airlines on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.

UTair on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays.

Check-in for a flight from Moscow to Istanbul

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingAirport check-in closesOnline check-in available
Turkish AirlinesTHYTKYesUnknownNo
Aeroflot Russian AirlinesAFLSUYesUnknownNo
PegasusPGTPCNoUnknownNo
S7 AirlinesSBIS7YesUnknownNo
PobedaPBDDPYes25 min before flightNo

Frequently asked questions

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

A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Moscow and Istanbul takes around 3.4 hours.

What is the flight distance between Moscow and Istanbul?

The flight distance between Moscow and Istanbul is 1730 km.

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

Several carriers operate flights between Moscow and Istanbul. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include UTair, Aeroflot Russian Airlines, Pobeda, Turkish Airlines, Pegasus, Ural Airlines, Nordwind Airlines.

What are the most popular routes to and from Moscow?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Moscow and Pulkovo International, Krasnodar International, Mineralnye Vody, Kazan International, Koltsovo, Ufa International, Kurumoch International, Beslan, Perm International, Strigino International, Stavropol Shpakovskoye.

What are the most popular routes to and from Istanbul?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Istanbul and Frankfurt International Airport, Berlin Brandenburg, Vienna International Airport, Dalaman, Esenboğa International, Erkilet International, Gazipaşa, Milas–Bodrum, Adnan Menderes, Adana Şakirpaşa, Oğuzeli.

Which airports are there in Moscow?

Moscow is mainly served by Sheremetyevo International. But there are other airports nearby, including Vnukovo International, Domodedovo International, Zhukovsky International, Bykovo Airport.

What airports are near Moscow?

The main airport in Moscow is Sheremetyevo International. It is also served by Kaluga (Grabtsevo).

What airports are near Istanbul?

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

What buses and trains depart from Moscow?

A number of bus and train companies depart from Moscow, including Aeroexpress.

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