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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 Northern Cyprus and Istanbul is 736 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Turkish Airlines, Pegasus, SunExpress, SkyUp Airlines, and Ukraine International Airlines. Northern Cyprus and Istanbul have 244 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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NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
Turkish AirlinesTHYTKYesNo
PegasusPGTPCNoOpens 48 days before flight
Closes 2 hours before flight
SunExpressSXSXQYesNo
SkyUp AirlinesSQPPQYesOpens 48 days before flight
Closes 5 hours before flight
Ukraine International AirlinesAUIPSYesOpens 48 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Northern Cyprus to Istanbul?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Northern Cyprus and Istanbul takes around 1.6 hours.
What is the flight distance between Northern Cyprus and Istanbul?
The flight distance between Northern Cyprus and Istanbul is 736 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Northern Cyprus and Istanbul?
Several carriers operate flights between Northern Cyprus and Istanbul. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Turkish Airlines, Pegasus.
What are the most popular routes to and from Northern Cyprus?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Northern Cyprus and London, Antalya, Harare, Manchester, İzmir, Adana, Ankara, Trabzon, Dubai, Birmingham, Cairo, Vilnius, Johannesburg, Abuja, Dalaman, Gaziantep, Kayseri, Lagos, Dublin, Tallinn.
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, Amman, Calgary, Dalaman, Tallinn, Dubai, Kayseri.
What airports are near Northern Cyprus?
The main airport in Northern Cyprus is Ercan International. It is also served by Larnaca International, Paphos 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 Northern Cyprus and Istanbul?
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