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Travelers usually depart from Pulkovo International, St Petersburg-Finlyandskiy, or St. Petersburg-Ladozhki when they travel from Saint Petersburg to Istanbul. Book your trip to arrive at Sabiha Gökçen International, Istanbul Airport, Istanbul Bus Station, Istanbul - Alibeyköy, or İstanbul - Harem. The distance between Saint Petersburg and Istanbul is 2064 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Pobeda, Pegasus, Aeroflot Russian Airlines, Turkish Airlines, and UTair. Saint Petersburg and Istanbul have 328 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 bookingAirport check-in closesOnline check-in available
PobedaPBDDPYes25 min before flightNo
PegasusPGTPCNoUnknownNo
Aeroflot Russian AirlinesAFLSUYesUnknownNo
Turkish AirlinesTHYTKYesUnknownNo
UTairUTAUTYesUnknownNo

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Saint Petersburg to Istanbul?

A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Saint Petersburg and Istanbul takes around 3.5 hours.

What is the flight distance between Saint Petersburg and Istanbul?

The flight distance between Saint Petersburg and Istanbul is 2064 km.

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

Several carriers operate flights between Saint Petersburg and Istanbul. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Turkish Airlines, Nordwind Airlines.

What are the most popular routes to and from Saint Petersburg?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Saint Petersburg and Luton, Vnukovo International, Ufa International, Chelyabinsk, Perm International, Murmansk, Voronezh International, Ulyanovsk Baratayevka, Talagi, Pobedilovo, Kaluga (Grabtsevo).

What are the most popular routes to and from Istanbul?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Istanbul and Antalya, Tbilisi International, Zürich Airport, Milan–Malpensa, Dalaman, Esenboğa International, Gazipaşa, Milas–Bodrum, Erkilet International, Adnan Menderes, Adana Şakirpaşa.

Which airports are there in Saint Petersburg?

Saint Petersburg is mainly served by Pulkovo International. But there are other airports nearby, including Rzhevka.

What airports are near Saint Petersburg?

The main airport in Saint Petersburg is Pulkovo International. It is also served by Lappeenranta.

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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