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Abu Dhabi to Istanbul flights

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Flight DurationFlights between Abu Dhabi and Istanbul take, on average, 5 h and 9 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flightCheapest price for a one-way flight between Abu Dhabi with Istanbul found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing AirportThe airport Abu Dhabi International Airport is the departure airport operating flights between Abu Dhabi and Istanbul
Arriving AirportFlights departing Abu Dhabi with Istanbul as destination arrives at Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport

Cheap last minute flights to Istanbul

Latest deals and top flight routes from Abu Dhabi airports.

Departure Fri, 22 Oct Return Sun, 31 Oct
AUH Abu Dhabi
IST Istanbul
return from £186
Departure Wed, 03 Nov Return Sun, 07 Nov
AUH Abu Dhabi
IST Istanbul
return from £205
Flight route information
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 12.23 TRY
British Pound Sterling Turkish Lira
1 TRY = 0.09 GBP
Last checked on 15 October 2021
Train
Local, one-way ticket
17%

Trains in Istanbul are 17% cheaper than in Abu Dhabi.

Abu Dhabi
£0.4
Istanbul
£0.33
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
34%

A meal in Istanbul is 34% cheaper than a meal in Abu Dhabi.

Abu Dhabi
£5
Istanbul
£3.28
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
80%

A taxi fare in Istanbul is 80% cheaper than in Abu Dhabi.

Abu Dhabi
£2.4
Istanbul
£0.47
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
60%

Coffee in Istanbul is 60% cheaper than in Abu Dhabi.

Abu Dhabi
£3.51
Istanbul
£1.3
Abu Dhabi airports
  • ( Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH)
    How far from city centre: 1 miles
  • ( Al Dhafra Ab (DHF)
    How far from city centre: 1 miles
  • ( Bateen (AZI)
    How far from city centre: 1 miles
Istanbul airports
  • ( Istanbul Airport (IST)
    How far from city centre: 21 miles
  • ( Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport (SAW)
    How far from city centre: 19 miles
  • ( Istanbul Atatürk International Havalimani (ISL)
    How far from city centre: 9 miles
K Distance: 1854 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Abu Dhabi to Istanbul

😷 Is it safe to travel from Abu Dhabi to Istanbul during the Covid-19 situation?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions Turkey may apply when travelling from Abu Dhabi. Is your flight cancelled? We've got your back! With our flexible ticket guarantee you can decide if you want to book another flight - free of rebooking fee - or get a full refund!
🔍 How can I find cheap flights from Abu Dhabi to Istanbul at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Abu Dhabi to Istanbul is 186£. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the best option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
💰 Is Istanbul expensive to visit compared to Abu Dhabi?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Istanbul costs an average of 0.47 GBP, 80% cheaper than Abu Dhabi, with a fare of 2.40 GBP, while train tickets costs 17% less in Istanbul: 0.33 GBP against 0.40 GBP in Abu Dhabi. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 3.28 GBP in Istanbul, 34% less than the 5.00 GBP in Abu Dhabi. The price of the coffee is around 63% cheaper in Istanbul, with an average of 1.30 GBP, while in Abu Dhabi the coffee costs 3.51 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Abu Dhabi to Istanbul?
The most popular months to book a trip from Abu Dhabi to Istanbul are November, December and June, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Abu Dhabi to Istanbul?
The best time of the year to go to Istanbul when flying from Abu Dhabi depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, December is the top 1º month to fly to Istanbul from Abu Dhabi in terms of searches from our customer, followed by April and August. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, February, January and May are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Abu Dhabi -  Istanbul.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Abu Dhabi to Istanbul?
The total flight time between Abu Dhabi and Istanbul is of around 05:09 hours on average, considering an average distance of 2,990 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
🌡️ How is the weather in Istanbul compared to Abu Dhabi?
While in Abu Dhabi the temperatures can reach an average of 45.91 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 0.4 mm ,Istanbul's temperatures can go up to 32.95 ºC during the hot season, with 5.3 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around -0.3 ºC in Istanbul, compared to the 12.72 ºC average degrees reported in Abu Dhabi. During the winter period, Abu Dhabi can register 1.6 mm precipitation, while Istanbul have an average of 9.0 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between Abu Dhabi and Istanbul?
The main airport route flying between Abu Dhabi and Istanbul is: Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) to Istanbul Atatürk International Havalimani (ISL). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Turkish Airlines.
  • Etihad Airways.
  • Alternatively, you can find Abu Dhabi - Istanbul flights between Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) to Istanbul Airport (IST) with the following airline(s) flying the route: Turkish Airlines.
  • Etihad Airways.
Airlines with indirect flights from Abu Dhabi to Istanbul are:
Airlines with indirect flights from Abu Dhabi to Istanbul are:
  • Royal Jordanian, stoping in Amman for 65 minutes minimun.
  • Gulf Air, with 95 minutes scale in Bahrain.
  • Gulf Air, with 95 minutes scale in Bahrain.
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