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Book your trip to arrive at Sabiha Gökçen International, Istanbul Airport, Istanbul - Esenler Otogarı, Istanbul Bus Station, or Istanbul - Alibeyköy. The distance between Abu Dhabi and Istanbul is 3042 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Pegasus, Wizz Air Abu Dhabi, Turkish Airlines, Qatar Airways, and Egyptair. Abu Dhabi and Istanbul have 401 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
PegasusPGTPCNoOpens 48 days before flight
Closes 2 hours before flight
Wizz Air Abu Dhabi 5WNoOpens 48 days before flight
Closes 3 hours before flight
Turkish AirlinesTHYTKYesNo
Qatar AirwaysQTRQRYesNo
EgyptairMSRMSYesNo

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Abu Dhabi to Istanbul?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Abu Dhabi and Istanbul takes around 5.1 hours.
What is the flight distance between Abu Dhabi and Istanbul?
The flight distance between Abu Dhabi and Istanbul is 3042 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Abu Dhabi and Istanbul?
Several carriers operate flights between Abu Dhabi and Istanbul. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Etihad Airways, Turkish Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from Abu Dhabi?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Abu Dhabi and Doha, Manila, Cairo, Muscat, Kochi, New Delhi, Mumbai, Bangkok, Thiruvananthapuram, Lahore, Dhaka, New York, Jakarta, Los Angeles, Amman, Hyderabad, Kathmandu, Bengaluru, Dubai, Tiruchirappalli.
What are the most popular routes to and from Istanbul?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Istanbul and New York, Los Angeles, Antalya, İzmir, Boston, Chicago, Kayseri, Tel Aviv, San Francisco, Bodrum, Ankara, Amman, Northern Cyprus, Washington, D.C., Dubai, Orlando, Miami, Beirut, Nevşehir, London.
Which airports are there in Abu Dhabi?
Abu Dhabi is mainly served by Abu Dhabi International. But there are other airports nearby, including Abu Dhabi Yas Island SPB.
What airports are near Abu Dhabi?
The main airport in Abu Dhabi is Abu Dhabi International. It is also served by Dubai International, Sharjah International, Dubai Bus Station, Ras Al Khaimah International, Sohar, Al Maktoum International, Al Ain International.
What airports are near Istanbul?
The main airport in Istanbul is Sabiha Gökçen International. It is also served by Anadolu, Yenişehir, Tekirdağ Çorlu.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Abu Dhabi and Istanbul?
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