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Travelers usually depart from Sabiha Gökçen International, Istanbul Airport, or Istanbul Büyük Otogari when they travel from Istanbul to Ankara. The distance between Istanbul and Ankara is 323 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Turkish Airlines, and Pegasus. Istanbul and Ankara have 136 direct flights per week.

Weekly flights

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Turkish Airlines on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Pegasus on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Check-in for a flight from Istanbul to Ankara

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingAirport check-in closesOnline check-in available
Turkish AirlinesTHYTKYesUnknownNo
PegasusPGTPCNoUnknownOpens 3 days before flight
Closes 0.75 hours before flight

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Istanbul to Ankara?

A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Istanbul and Ankara takes around 1.1 hours.

What is the flight distance between Istanbul and Ankara?

The flight distance between Istanbul and Ankara is 323 km.

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

Several carriers operate flights between Istanbul and Ankara. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Turkish Airlines, Pegasus.

What are the most popular routes to and from Istanbul?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Istanbul and Heathrow, Antalya, Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Berlin Tegel, Vienna International Airport, Frankfurt International Airport, Dalaman, Milas–Bodrum, Stuttgart, Adnan Menderes, Brussels South Charleroi.

What are the most popular routes to and from Ankara?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Ankara and Sabiha Gökçen International, Antalya, Berlin Tegel, Vienna International Airport, Dalaman, Milas–Bodrum, Adnan Menderes, Gazipaşa, Trabzon, Ercan International, Şırnak.

Which airports are there in Istanbul?

Istanbul is mainly served by Sabiha Gökçen International. But there are other airports nearby, including Istanbul Airport, Istanbul Atatürk.

What airports are near Istanbul?

The main airport in Istanbul is Sabiha Gökçen International. It is also served by Anadolu, Tekirdağ Çorlu, Yenişehir.

What airports are near Ankara?

The main airport in Ankara is Esenboğa International. It is also served by Anadolu, Nevşehir Kapadokya, Konya, Amasya Merzifon, Kastamonu, Caycuma.

What buses and trains depart from Istanbul?

A number of bus and train companies depart from Istanbul, including Union Ivkoni.

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