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How to find the cheapest flight from
Sydney (SYD) to Istanbul (IST)

All the information you need to plan the best SYD to IST flight in 2021: compare Sydney to Istanbul flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Istanbul.
SYD - TR5
Price
$1,033 - $1,756
TR5
Temperature
9 - 29 °C
TR5
Rainfall
25 - 102 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 30% potential price rise

Cheapest in

November

Best time to find cheap flights, 16% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$1,033

From Sydney to Istanbul

One-way from

$974

One-way flight from Sydney 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 Sydney to Istanbul?

Departing on a Tuesday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 11% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

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

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 55 days in advance to save up to 20% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 55 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Sydney to Istanbul 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $1,364, or $1,470 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

November is one of the best times of the year to fly to Istanbul from Sydney. Prices for November average $1,240 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $895. 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 Sydney to Istanbul (SYD - TR5)?

When flying from Sydney to Istanbul, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the evening, which can drop the price by up to 12% versus a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Sydney to Istanbul in June, July 2021

The best prices found for SYD to IST flights in June, July
16 Jul - 16 Dec
$1,571pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
16 Jul - 16 Dec
$1,635pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
16 Jul - 16 Dec
$1,676pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Sydney to Istanbul 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Istanbul from Sydney found for this year
3 Aug - 10 Nov
$1,492pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
3 Aug - 10 Nov
$1,528pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
16 Jul - 16 Dec
$1,571pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Last-minute flights from Sydney to Istanbul

Late deals on return flights to Istanbul from Sydney, departing today and this week
1 Jul - 8 Jul
$2,311pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
30 Jun - 8 Jul
$2,849pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
30 Jun - 8 Jul
$2,884pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

One-way flights to Istanbul from Sydney

The cheapest one-way flights from Sydney to Istanbul
17:15 - 09:10
Etihad Airways
1 stop
22h 55m
SYD - IST
Etihad Airways
$974
Trip.com
18:10 - 09:50
Qatar Airways
1 stop
22h 40m
SYD - SAW
Qatar Airways
$1,012
Travelgenio
16:00 - 09:50
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
24h 50m
SYD - SAW
Multiple Airlines
$1,376
qatarairways.com

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Flight FAQs

From Sydney to Istanbul

What airport do you fly from for flights from Sydney to Istanbul?

If you book a flight to Istanbul from Sydney, you will be flying from Kingsford Smith, which is the city’s only airport. Sydney Kingsford Smith (SYD) is located 7.5 km from the centre of Sydney. There are 0 flights from Kingsford Smith to Istanbul per day from 15 different airlines.

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

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Philippine Airlines and Etihad Airways are some airlines that have done so. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travellers flying from Sydney Kingsford Smith 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 Sydney Kingsford Smith to Istanbul have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Istanbul that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Qatar Airways, Etihad Airways, and Emirates. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Sydney to Istanbul for under $1,586 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Sydney to Istanbul for under $1,586. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Qatar Airways for just $1,522, but on average you can expect to pay $1,892.

Are there direct flights from Sydney to Istanbul for under $1,586 on Cheapflights?

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

Are there last-minute flights available from Sydney to Istanbul for under $2,379?

There are currently 18+ open flights from Sydney to Istanbul within the next 7 days for less than $2,379.

Is Sydney weather warmer or cooler than Istanbul?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 29 °Cs in July, on average. The temperature in Istanbul is generally hotter than in Sydney. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

How long does is the flight from Sydney to Istanbul?

Airlines like Qatar Airways fly from Sydney to Istanbul in about 22h 40m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to .

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Sydney to Istanbul return?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Sydney to Istanbul from $1,523 return.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $951 on Etihad Airways. Another option is Qatar Airways, who have fights from $1,012.

Destination information for Istanbul

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Sydney to Istanbul.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = ₺6.54
Average temperature for June in Istanbul
27.0 °C
Avg rainfall for June in Istanbul
25.0 mm

Airports servicing Sydney

Airports servicing Istanbul

Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)

Top 10 airlines flying from Sydney to Istanbul

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Sydney 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
Korean Air
$641 $849 No cancel fee 81%
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Asiana Airlines
$590 $892 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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KLM
$744 $991 No cancel fee 75%
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Virgin Australia
$808 $1,077 No cancel fee 80%
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China Southern
$881 $1,097 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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Air France
$812 $1,098 No cancel fee 77%
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Emirates
$790 $1,131 No cancel fee 75%
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Oman Air
$967 $1,149 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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Philippine Airlines
$980 $1,166 No cancel fee 60%
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Singapore Airlines
$711 $1,172 No cancel fee 81%
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