Cheap flights from Melbourne to Istanbul

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How to find the cheapest flight from Melbourne to Istanbul

All the information you need to plan the best MEL to TR5 flight in 2022: compare Melbourne to Istanbul flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Istanbul.

MEL - TR5

Price

$781 - $1,256

TR5

Temperature

5 - 23 °C

TR5

Precipitation

10 - 100 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 28% potential price rise

Cheapest in

February

Best time to find cheap flights, 13% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$1,105

From Melbourne to Istanbul

One-way from

$501

One-way flight from Melbourne to Istanbul

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 61 days in advance, which can save you up to 14% on flights from Melbourne Airport to Istanbul compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 61 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 $1,333. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $1,353.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Melbourne Airport to Istanbul?

Flights from Melbourne Airport to Istanbul lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Melbourne Airport to Istanbul in February, with the cheapest ticket starting at $992.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Melbourne Airport to Istanbul (MEL - TR5)?

When flying from Melbourne Airport 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.

Cheap flights from Melbourne to Istanbul in January, February 2022

The best prices found for MEL to Istanbul flights in January, February
19 Feb. - 11 Mar.
MEL

Melbourne

IST

Istanbul

1 stop

23h 10m
IST

Istanbul

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

21h 45m
$1,090

Etihad Airways

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Deal found 26/1/22

19 Feb. - 11 Mar.
MEL

Melbourne

IST

Istanbul

1 stop

23h 10m
IST

Istanbul

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

21h 45m
$1,091

Etihad Airways

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Deal found 26/1/22

19 Feb. - 9 Mar.
MEL

Melbourne

IST

Istanbul

1 stop

23h 10m
IST

Istanbul

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

21h 45m
$1,114

Etihad Airways

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Deal found 27/1/22

Melbourne to Istanbul 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Istanbul from Melbourne found for this year
30 Aug. - 22 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

IST

Istanbul

1 stop

27h 55m
IST

Istanbul

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

19h 15m
$1,050

Etihad Airways

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Deal found 26/1/22

19 Jul. - 16 Aug.
MEL

Melbourne

IST

Istanbul

1 stop

27h 55m
IST

Istanbul

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

19h 15m
$1,053

Etihad Airways

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Deal found 26/1/22

16 May - 30 May
MEL

Melbourne

SAW

Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen

1 stop

21h 55m
SAW

Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

23h 00m
$1,087

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 27/1/22

Last-minute flights from Melbourne to Istanbul

Late deals on return flights to Istanbul from Melbourne, departing today and this week
3 Feb. - 10 Feb.
MEL

Melbourne

SAW

Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen

2 stops

29h 00m
SAW

Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen

MEL

Melbourne

3 stops

46h 40m
$1,248

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 27/1/22

3 Feb. - 10 Feb.
MEL

Melbourne

SAW

Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen

2 stops

29h 00m
SAW

Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen

MEL

Melbourne

3 stops

46h 40m
$1,340

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 27/1/22

3 Feb. - 10 Feb.
MEL

Melbourne

IST

Istanbul

1 stop

44h 45m
IST

Istanbul

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

20h 15m
$1,604

Singapore Airlines

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Deal found 27/1/22

One-way flights to Istanbul from Melbourne

The cheapest one-way flights from Melbourne to Istanbul
27 Feb.
MEL

Melbourne

SAW

Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen

3 stops

50h 50m
$493

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 26/1/22

9 May
MEL

Melbourne

SAW

Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen

2 stops

50h 20m
$501

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 26/1/22

27 Feb.
MEL

Melbourne

SAW

Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen

2 stops

30h 50m
$515

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 26/1/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Melbourne to Istanbul flights.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from Melbourne to Istanbul have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Qatar Airways, Etihad Airways, and Emirates are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Qatar Airways with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Melbourne Airport to Istanbul for under $1,100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne Airport to Istanbul for under $1,100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Etihad Airways for just $1,053, but on average you can expect to pay $1,115.

Are there last-minute flights available from Melbourne Airport to Istanbul for under $1,300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Melbourne Airport to Istanbul within the next 7 days for less than $1,300.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Melbourne Airport to Istanbul round-trip?

According to our current data, Etihad Airways ($1,053), and Qatar Airways ($1,087) offers the cheapest pricing from Melbourne Airport to Istanbul. Users have found that Etihad Airways is 17% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

When booking a flight from Melbourne Airport to Istanbul, you may want to consider flying on Air France, Royal Brunei Airlines or China Southern as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the cheapest flights from Melbourne Airport to Istanbul?

On average you can expect to pay $1,187 for a flight from Melbourne Airport to Istanbul. The cheapest flight overall is $724 while the most popular route, (Melbourne - Istanbul) is currently priced at $1,053.

Can I fly to Istanbul from Melbourne right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Melbourne to Istanbul

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Melbourne 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 Melbourne are not required to quarantine after entering Istanbul.

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


Can I fly back to Melbourne from Istanbul?

Returning to Melbourne from Istanbul

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

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

Alternative routes for Melbourne to Istanbul

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.
Melbourne to Antalyafrom $1,495 pp

Top 10 airlines flying from Melbourne to Istanbul

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Melbourne to Istanbul choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Etihad Airways
Cheapest$922
Average$1,314
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety
Qatar Airways
Cheapest$969
Average$1,392
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time68%
COVID-19 safety
Virgin Australia
Cheapest$1,058
Average$1,487
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time80%
COVID-19 safety
KLM
Cheapest$1,060
Average$1,357
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety
Air France
Cheapest$1,088
Average$1,478
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time77%
COVID-19 safety
Singapore Airlines
Cheapest$1,095
Average$1,738
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time81%
COVID-19 safety
Emirates
Cheapest$1,129
Average$1,557
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety
Qantas Airways
Cheapest$1,169
Average$1,687
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
China Southern
Cheapest$1,169
Average$1,521
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time69%
COVID-19 safety
Oman Air
Cheapest$1,170
Average$1,552
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time76%
COVID-19 safety