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Cheap flights from Melbourne to Istanbul

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The best prices from Melbourne to Istanbul are usually found in February or March, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Saturday

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Melbourne (MEL) to Istanbul (IST)

MEL - TR5
Price
$995 - $1,596
TR5
Temperature
9 - 29 °C
TR5
Rainfall
25 - 102 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

$995

From Melbourne to Istanbul

One-way from

$1,064

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.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from Melbourne to Istanbul?

Flying to your destination on a Thursday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to Istanbul. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Melbourne to Istanbul, book at least 55 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 20% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $1,301 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $1,402.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, November can be a great choice for travel to Istanbul. Flights to Istanbul from Melbourne in November are about $1,183 on average during November, but can be found for as low as $854.

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

It’s optimal to fly from Melbourne to Istanbul in the evening. By choosing this option you can save up to 12% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight at midday.

Cheap flights from Melbourne to Istanbul in February, March 2021

31 Mar - 30 Apr
$2,011pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
31 Mar - 30 Apr
$2,039pp
MEL
Melbourne
Oman Air
   
2 STOPS
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Oman Air
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
31 Mar - 30 Apr
$2,280pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne

Melbourne to Istanbul 2021 flight deals

13 Jul - 9 Aug
$1,199pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
5 Apr - 30 Nov
$1,337pp
MEL
Melbourne
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
5 Apr - 30 Nov
$1,354pp
MEL
Melbourne
Etihad Airways
   
2 STOPS
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne

One-way flights to Istanbul from Melbourne

12:40 - 04:25
Singapore Airlines
1 stop
47h 45m
MEL - IST
Singapore Airlines
$1,065
CheapFlights
17:15 - 20:25
Emirates
1 stop
34h 10m
MEL - SAW
Emirates
$1,129
Jettzy
16:00 - 10:10
Etihad Airways
2 stops
50h 10m
MEL - IST
Etihad Airways
$1,139
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Flight FAQs

From Melbourne to Istanbul

Can I find flights from Melbourne to Istanbul for under $1,261 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne to Istanbul for under $1,261. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $1,199, but on average you can expect to pay $1,492.

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.

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.

Are there direct flights from Melbourne to Istanbul for under $1,261 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from Melbourne to Istanbul, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Is Melbourne weather warmer or cooler than Istanbul?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 29 °C on average in the month of July. The temperature in Istanbul is typically hotter than in Melbourne. If you're traveling when the temperature is at its warmest, push to plan early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. For the best results, search for flights well in advance or after peak season.

How long does is the flight from Melbourne to Istanbul?

Airlines like Qatar Airways, Etihad Airways, and Oman Air fly from Melbourne to Istanbul in about 20h. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 7h 05m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Etihad Airways, at $1,337, was found to be the cheapest airline from Melbourne to Istanbul.Alternate airlines flying return to your destination include Qatar Airways and KLM.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Singapore Airlines. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $1,065. Users have also found prices from $1,081 and $1,124 on Singapore Airlines and Etihad Airways, respectively.

Alternative routes for Melbourne to Istanbul

Destination information for Istanbul

Today's exchange rate
$1 = ₺5.67
Average temperature for February in Istanbul
9.0 °C
Avg rainfall for February in Istanbul
70.0 mm

Airports servicing Melbourne

Airports servicing Istanbul

Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)

Top 10 airlines flying from Melbourne to Istanbul

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Etihad Airways
$651 $929 No cancel fee 75%
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KLM
$749 $958 No cancel fee 75%
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Qatar Airways
$685 $983 No cancel fee 68%
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Air France
$769 $1,044 No cancel fee 77%
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Virgin Australia
$748 $1,050 No cancel fee 80%
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Royal Brunei Airlines
$856 $1,059 No cancel fee 84%

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

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China Southern
$826 $1,075 No cancel fee 69%

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

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Oman Air
$827 $1,097 No cancel fee 76%

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

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Emirates
$797 $1,100 No cancel fee 75%
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Philippine Airlines
$956 $1,108 No cancel fee 60%
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