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£147

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£212

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Travelers usually depart from Zagreb, Zagreb Bus Station, or Zagreb Train Station when they travel from Zagreb to Istanbul. Book your trip to arrive at Sabiha Gökçen International, Istanbul Airport, Istanbul Bus Station, Istanbul - Alibeyköy, or Istanbul - Dudullu. The distance between Zagreb and Istanbul is 1136 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Pegasus, Lufthansa, Turkish Airlines, Croatia Airlines, and Austrian Airlines. Zagreb and Istanbul have 401 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Istanbul, consider visiting Aya Sofya (Hagia Sophia), Topkapi Palace, and Blue Mosque, Istanbul.

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Turkish AirlinesTHYTKYes0
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Austrian AirlinesAUAOSYesOpens 47 days before flight
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Turkey COVID-19 travel restrictions

Latest COVID-19 travel restrictions in Turkey – 12/2022
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Most travelers from Croatia can enter Türkiye, but there are restrictions.

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  • Travel is allowed
  • Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results is not required
  • Quarantine is not required
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  • Visa is not required

Return

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed
  • Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results is not required
  • Quarantine is not required
Visa requirements
  • Visa is not required
Additional information
  • Masks are mandatory in certain settings

Information is provided as guidance only and accurate at the time of publishing. Always check government websites and airline materials before booking and traveling.

Learn more about COVID-19 restrictions in Turkey in our dedicated Stories article.

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Zagreb to Istanbul?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Zagreb and Istanbul takes around 2.2 hours.
What is the flight distance between Zagreb and Istanbul?
The flight distance between Zagreb and Istanbul is 1136 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Zagreb and Istanbul?
Several carriers operate flights between Zagreb and Istanbul. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Turkish Airlines, Croatia Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from Zagreb?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Zagreb and Dublin, London, Dubrovnik, Manchester, Frankfurt, Reykjavik, Split, Amsterdam, Berlin, Madrid, Perth, Oslo, Cork, Athens, Thessaloniki, Santorini, Brussels, Toronto, Gothenburg, Warsaw.
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.
What airports are near Zagreb?
The main airport in Zagreb is Zagreb. It is also served by Zagreb, Ljubljana Jože Pučnik, Trieste – Friuli Venezia Giulia, Banja Luka International, Klagenfurt, Zadar, Pula, Rijeka, Osijek, Graz.
What airports are near Istanbul?
The main airport in Istanbul is Istanbul Airport. It is also served by Anadolu, Yenişehir, Tekirdağ Çorlu.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Zagreb and Istanbul?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between Zagreb and Istanbul thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between Zagreb and Istanbul can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Kiwi.com Stories.
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