Cheap flights from Moscow to Istanbul

Choose between Pegasus, Turkish Airlines, or Pobeda to find the best price

Why travel with Kiwi.com?

Customer support

We’ve got you covered if anything goes wrong.

Secure payment

Join millions of travelers booking with us.

Hundreds of carriers

Compare 600+ of carriers in one search to find the best deal.

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 İstanbul - Harem. The distance between Moscow and Istanbul is 1733 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Pegasus, Turkish Airlines, Pobeda, Aeroflot Russian Airlines, and S7 Airlines. Moscow and Istanbul have 355 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Istanbul, consider visiting Topkapi Palace, Blue Mosque, Istanbul, and Aya Sofya (Hagia Sophia).

Weekly flights

MondaysTuesdaysWednesdaysThursdaysFridaysSaturdaysSundays
Number of flights61626152-6257

Fly direct with

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.

Check-in for a flight from Moscow to Istanbul

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

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 3.5 hours.

What is the flight distance between Moscow and Istanbul?

The flight distance between Moscow and Istanbul is 1733 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 Ural Airlines, Aeroflot Russian Airlines, Turkish Airlines, Pegasus, Pobeda, Nordwind Airlines.

What are the most popular routes to and from Moscow?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Moscow and Pulkovo International, Kazan International, Koltsovo, Ufa International, Kurumoch International, Chelyabinsk, Roshchino International, Perm International, Strigino International, Murmansk, Voronezh International.

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 Moscow?

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

Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Moscow and Istanbul?

What is Virtual Interlining and how do I use it?

Which airlines fly between Moscow and Istanbul?

When's the best time to travel between Moscow and Istanbul?

What flights operate between Moscow and Istanbul?

How many airports are there near Moscow?

How many airports are there near Istanbul?

Is it possible to reach Moscow by bus or train?

What time do nonstop (direct) flights between Moscow and Istanbul depart?

What time do nonstop (direct) flights between Moscow and Istanbul arrive?

What time do flights between Moscow and Istanbul depart?

What time do flights between Moscow and Istanbul arrive?

Planning a trip? Thanks to our Virtual Interlining algorithm, we offer billions of route combinations between any A and any B in the world by plane, train, and bus. Find the cheapest routes and best deals for you, as well as the best dates on which to travel.

Find the best connection from Moscow to Istanbul

Search, compare, and book flights, trains, or buses to get there.

Search flights, trains & buses