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How to find the cheapest flight from
Melbourne (MEL) to Istanbul (IST)

All the information you need to plan the best MEL to IST flight in 2021: compare Melbourne to Istanbul flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Istanbul.
MEL - TR5
Price
$1,077 - $1,732
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

$1.077

From Melbourne to Istanbul

One-way from

$860

One-way flight from Melbourne to Istanbul

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
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 $1,299. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $1,318.

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 $967.

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 September, October 2021

The best prices found for MEL to IST flights in September, October
29 Sep - 5 Oct
$1,457pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
6 Oct - 12 Oct
$1,464pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
29 Sep - 6 Oct
$1,617pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne

Melbourne to Istanbul 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Istanbul from Melbourne found for this year
29 Sep - 5 Oct
$1,457pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
6 Oct - 12 Oct
$1,464pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
29 Sep - 6 Oct
$1,617pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne

Last-minute flights from Melbourne to Istanbul

Late deals on return flights to Istanbul from Melbourne, departing today and this week
29 Sep - 5 Oct
$1,457pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
29 Sep - 6 Oct
$1,617pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
29 Sep - 6 Oct
$1,908pp
MEL
Melbourne
Malaysia Airlines
   
2 STOPS
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Malaysia Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne

One-way flights to Istanbul from Melbourne

The cheapest one-way flights from Melbourne to Istanbul
18:25 - 09:10
Etihad Airways
1 stop
22h 45m
MEL - IST
Etihad Airways
$860
Jettzy
19:55 - 09:50
Qatar Airways
1 stop
21h 55m
MEL - SAW
Qatar Airways
$925
Tripmonster
15:25 - 03:45
Singapore Airlines
1 stop
44h 20m
MEL - IST
Singapore Airlines
$1,049
Singapore Airlines

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Melbourne</span> to <span class="emphasized">Istanbul</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Melbourne to Istanbul

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.

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

Philippine Airlines and Etihad Airways are some of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travellers flying from Melbourne to Istanbul are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, socially-distanced seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

Can I find flights from Melbourne Airport to Istanbul for under $1,500 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne Airport to Istanbul for under $1,500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $1,457, but on average you can expect to pay $1,894.

Are there last-minute flights available from Melbourne Airport to Istanbul for under $1,500?

There are currently 7+ open flights from Melbourne Airport to Istanbul within the next 7 days for less than $1,500.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Melbourne Airport to Istanbul return?

According to our current data, Qantas Airways ($1,707), Turkish Airlines ($1,883), and Malaysia Airlines ($1,908) offers the cheapest pricing from Melbourne Airport to Istanbul.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Melbourne Airport to Istanbul one-way?

$816 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Etihad Airways. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Qatar Airways and Lufthansa, with prices starting from $913 and $1,019, respectively.

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 $2,657 for a flight from Melbourne Airport to Istanbul. The cheapest flight overall is $589 while the most popular route, (Melbourne - Istanbul) is currently priced at $1,904.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Istanbul, Turkey

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

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.


Do I need a test to 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.

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Destination information for Istanbul

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Melbourne to Istanbul.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = ₺6.27
Average temperature for September in Istanbul
25.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in Istanbul
44.0 mm

Airports servicing Melbourne

Airports servicing Istanbul

Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)

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.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Etihad Airways
$898 $1,280 No cancel fee 75%
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Qatar Airways
$944 $1,356 No cancel fee 68%
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Virgin Australia
$1,031 $1,448 No cancel fee 80%
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KLM
$1,033 $1,322 No cancel fee 75%
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Air France
$1,060 $1,440 No cancel fee 77%
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Singapore Airlines
$1,067 $1,693 No cancel fee 81%
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Emirates
$1,099 $1,517 No cancel fee 75%
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Qantas Airways
$1,139 $1,643 No cancel fee 74%
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China Southern
$1,139 $1,482 No cancel fee 69%
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Oman Air
$1,140 $1,512 No cancel fee 76%
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