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Dubai to Istanbul flights

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  • Flights to Istanbul from £167
Flight DurationFlights between Dubai and Istanbul take, on average, 5 h and 13 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flightCheapest price for a one-way flight between Dubai with Istanbul found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing AirportThe airport Dubai International Airport is the departure airport operating flights between Dubai and Istanbul
Arriving AirportFlights departing Dubai with Istanbul as destination arrives at Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport

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Departure Sun, 15 Aug Return Sun, 22 Aug
DXB Dubai
IST Istanbul
return from £185
Departure Fri, 27 Aug Return Fri, 03 Sep
DXB Dubai
IST Istanbul
return from £167
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 11.84 TRY
British Pound Sterling Turkish Lira
1 TRY = 0.09 GBP
Last checked on 02 August 2021
Train
Local, one-way ticket
65%

Trains in Istanbul are 65% cheaper than in Dubai.

Dubai
£0.98
Istanbul
£0.34
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
50%

A meal in Istanbul is 50% cheaper than a meal in Dubai.

Dubai
£6.85
Istanbul
£3.4
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
80%

A taxi fare in Istanbul is 80% cheaper than in Dubai.

Dubai
£2.35
Istanbul
£0.47
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
65%

Coffee in Istanbul is 65% cheaper than in Dubai.

Dubai
£3.63
Istanbul
£1.27
Dubai airports
  • ( Dubai International Airport (DXB)
    How far from city centre: 12 miles
  • ( Al Maktoum International (DWC)
    How far from city centre: 13 miles
  • ( Sharjah International Airport (SHJ)
    How far from city centre: 20 miles
  • ( Dubai Creek Spb (DCG)
    How far from city centre: 12 miles
  • ( Jebel Ali Free Zone (ZJF)
    How far from city centre: 10 miles
  • ( Minhad Ab (NHD)
    How far from city centre: 31 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: 1864 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Dubai to Istanbul

😷 Is it safe to travel from Dubai 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 Dubai. 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 Dubai to Istanbul at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Dubai to Istanbul is 167£. 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 Dubai?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Istanbul costs an average of 0.47 GBP, 80% cheaper than Dubai, with a fare of 2.38 GBP, while train tickets costs 66% less in Istanbul: 0.34 GBP against 0.99 GBP in Dubai. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 2.98 GBP in Istanbul, 57% less than the 6.93 GBP in Dubai. The price of the coffee is around 66% cheaper in Istanbul, with an average of 1.26 GBP, while in Dubai the coffee costs 3.67 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Dubai to Istanbul?
The most popular months to book a trip from Dubai to Istanbul are June, December and July, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Dubai to Istanbul?
The best time of the year to go to Istanbul when flying from Dubai 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 Dubai in terms of searches from our customer, followed by August and July. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, January, May and September are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Dubai -  Istanbul.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Dubai to Istanbul?
The total flight time between Dubai and Istanbul is of around 05:13 hours on average, considering an average distance of 3,078 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
🛄 Which airports have flights between Dubai and Istanbul?
The main airport route flying between Dubai and Istanbul is: Dubai International Airport (DXB) to Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport (SAW). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Pegasus Airlines.
  • Turkish Airlines.
  • Flydubai.
  • Alternatively, you can find Dubai - Istanbul flights between Dubai International Airport (DXB) to Istanbul Airport (IST) with the following airline(s) flying the route: Turkish Airlines.
  • Emirates.
Airlines with indirect flights from Dubai to Istanbul are:
Airlines with indirect flights from Dubai to Istanbul are:
  • Gulf Air, stoping in Bahrain for 75 minutes minimun.
  • Aeroflot, with 155 minutes scale in Moscow.
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