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How to find the cheapest flight from
Australia to Istanbul (IST)

All the information you need to plan the best null to IST flight in 2021: compare Australia to Istanbul flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Istanbul.
What is the cheapest month to fly from Australia to Istanbul?

November is one of the best times of the year to fly to Istanbul from Australia. Prices for November average $1,257 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $907. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a November flight can save you 41% on your journey compared to booking in November

When is the cheapest time to fly from Australia to Istanbul (AU - TR5)?

When flying from Australia to Istanbul, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Australia to Istanbul?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 55 days in advance, which can save you up to 20% on flights from Australia to Istanbul compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 55 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $1,382. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $1,490.

Cheap flights from Australia to Istanbul in October, November 2021

The best prices found for Australia to IST flights in October, November
3 Nov - 23 Dec
$1,405pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
18 Nov - 25 Nov
$1,542pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
30 Nov - 10 Dec
$1,654pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Australia to Istanbul 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Istanbul from Australia found for this year
3 Dec - 19 Feb
$1,342pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
3 Nov - 23 Dec
$1,405pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
31 Dec - 31 Jan
$1,428pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne

Last-minute flights from Australia to Istanbul

Late deals on return flights to Istanbul from Australia, departing today and this week
28 Oct - 5 Jan
$1,898pp
MEL
Melbourne
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Etihad Airways
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
28 Oct - 5 Jan
$1,906pp
MEL
Melbourne
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
28 Oct - 5 Jan
$1,914pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Etihad Airways
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne

One-way flights to Istanbul from Australia

The cheapest one-way flights from Australia to Istanbul
11:25 - 09:00
Lufthansa
2 stops
29h 35m
MEL - IST
Lufthansa
$872
Jetabroad (AU)
17:25 - 09:25
Etihad Airways
1 stop
24h 00m
SYD - IST
Etihad Airways
$926
Jettzy
03:00 - 09:10
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
38h 10m
MEL - IST
Multiple Airlines
$928
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Flight FAQs

From Australia to Istanbul

Which airlines flying from Australia to Istanbul have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Qatar Airways, Etihad Airways, and Emirates flying from Australia to Istanbul have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Australia to Istanbul to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Philippine Airlines and Etihad Airways to help keep travellers safe while flying. New policies for travellers booking flights from Australia to Istanbul include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitisation, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially-distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

Can I find flights from Australia to Istanbul for under $1,300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Australia to Istanbul for under $1,300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $1,203, but on average you can expect to pay $1,294.

Are there last-minute flights available from Australia to Istanbul for under $1,900?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Australia to Istanbul within the next 7 days for less than $1,900.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Australia to Istanbul?

Consider Air France, China Southern or Emirates when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Australia to Istanbul.

What are the cheapest flights from Australia to Istanbul?

The cheapest flight price from Australia to Istanbul is $581. On average you can expect to pay $2,587. The most popular route, (Melbourne - Istanbul), can usually be booked for $1,273.

What are the most popular routes from Australia to Istanbul?

When deciding which route to take from Australia to Istanbul, consider Melbourne - Istanbul, Sydney Kingsford Smith - Istanbul or Sydney Kingsford Smith - Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen, as they are the most popular.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Istanbul, Turkey

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Istanbul from Australia?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Australia to Istanbul

Most visitors from Australia need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Istanbul.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Australia must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 for rt-pcr (naat) and 48 for antigen (quick-test) hours before departing to Istanbul.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Australia are not required to quarantine after entering Istanbul.

Documents
Form for Entry to Turkey - Mandatory to fill 72h before arrival.


Do I need a test to fly back to Australia from Istanbul?

Returning to Australia from Istanbul

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Istanbul must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Australia.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Istanbul are not required to quarantine after entering Australia.

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Departure points for flights from Australia to Istanbul

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Destination information for Istanbul

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Australia to Istanbul.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = ₺6.96
Average temperature for October in Istanbul
20.0 °C
Avg rainfall for October in Istanbul
100.0 mm

Airports servicing Istanbul

Istanbul (IST)
Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)

Top 10 airlines flying from Australia to Istanbul

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Australia to Istanbul choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Etihad Airways
$582 $1,240 No cancel fee 75%
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Asiana Airlines
$791 $1,194 No cancel fee 76%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Asiana Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Emirates
$830 $1,474 No cancel fee 75%
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Korean Air
$859 $1,113 No cancel fee 81%
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Qatar Airways
$902 $1,268 No cancel fee 68%
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Virgin Australia
$902 $1,418 No cancel fee 80%
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Singapore Airlines
$915 $1,446 No cancel fee 81%
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Turkish Airlines
$915 $1,670 No cancel fee 77%
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Oman Air
$947 $1,446 No cancel fee 76%
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KLM
$996 $1,302 No cancel fee 75%
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