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Cape Town to Istanbul flights

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Flight DurationFlights between Cape Town and Istanbul take, on average, 11 h and 45 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flightCheapest price for a one-way flight between Cape Town with Istanbul found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing AirportThe airport Cape Town International Airport is the departure airport operating flights between Cape Town and Istanbul
Arriving AirportFlights departing Cape Town with Istanbul as destination arrives at Istanbul Airport

Cheap last minute flights to Istanbul

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Departure Thu, 03 Feb Return Mon, 07 Feb
CPT Cape Town
IST Istanbul
return from £373
Departure Fri, 18 Feb Return Sat, 26 Feb
CPT Cape Town
IST Istanbul
return from £369
Flight route information
Find out further information on Cape Town and Istanbul to help you prepare for your trip.
Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 18.29 TRY
British Pound Sterling Turkish Lira
1 TRY = 0.06 GBP
Last checked on 27 January 2022
Train
Local, one-way ticket
70%

Trains in Istanbul are 70% cheaper than in Cape Town.

Cape Town
£0.98
Istanbul
£0.3
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
63%

A meal in Istanbul is 63% cheaper than a meal in Cape Town.

Cape Town
£7.33
Istanbul
£2.74
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
55%

A taxi fare in Istanbul is 55% cheaper than in Cape Town.

Cape Town
£0.85
Istanbul
£0.38
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
24%

Coffee in Istanbul is 24% cheaper than in Cape Town.

Cape Town
£1.4
Istanbul
£1.07
Cape Town airports
  • ( Cape Town International Airport (CPT)
    How far from city centre: 11 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: 5223 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Cape Town to Istanbul

😷 Is it safe to travel from Cape Town 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 Cape Town. 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 Cape Town to Istanbul at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Cape Town to Istanbul is 369£. 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 Cape Town?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Istanbul costs an average of 0.38 GBP, 55% cheaper than Cape Town, with a fare of 0.85 GBP, while train tickets costs 69% less in Istanbul: 0.30 GBP against 0.98 GBP in Cape Town. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 2.74 GBP in Istanbul, 63% less than the 7.33 GBP in Cape Town. The price of the coffee is around 24% cheaper in Istanbul, with an average of 1.07 GBP, while in Cape Town the coffee costs 1.40 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Cape Town to Istanbul?
The most popular months to book a trip from Cape Town to Istanbul are January, July and November, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Cape Town to Istanbul?
The best time of the year to go to Istanbul when flying from Cape Town depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, March is the top 1º month to fly to Istanbul from Cape Town in terms of searches from our customer, followed by June and July. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, November, May and January are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Cape Town -  Istanbul.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Cape Town to Istanbul?
The total flight time between Cape Town and Istanbul is of around 11:45 hours on average, considering an average distance of 8,753 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 Cape Town?
While in Cape Town the temperatures can reach an average of 28.98 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 9.0 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 4.54 ºC average degrees reported in Cape Town. During the winter period, Cape Town can register 12.0 mm precipitation, while Istanbul have an average of 9.0 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between Cape Town and Istanbul?
The main airport route flying between Cape Town and Istanbul is: Cape Town International Airport (CPT) to Istanbul Atatürk International Havalimani (ISL). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Turkish Airlines.
  • Alternatively, you can find Cape Town - Istanbul flights between Cape Town International Airport (CPT) to Istanbul Airport (IST) with the following airline(s) flying the route: Turkish Airlines.
Airlines with indirect flights from Cape Town to Istanbul are:
Airlines with indirect flights from Cape Town to Istanbul are:
  • Turkish Airlines, stoping in Johannesburg for 100 minutes minimun.
  • Air France, with 225 minutes scale in Amsterdam.
  • Air France, with 225 minutes scale in Amsterdam.
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