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Dubai to Istanbul flights

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Departure Sat, 22 May Return Sun, 23 May
DXB Dubai
IST Istanbul
return from £171
Departure Thu, 03 Jun Return Mon, 07 Jun
DXB Dubai
IST Istanbul
return from £165
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 11.61 TRY
British Pound Sterling Turkish Lira
1 TRY = 0.09 GBP
Last checked on 09 May 2021
Train
Local, one-way ticket
70%

Trains in Istanbul are 70% cheaper than in Dubai.

Dubai
£0.97
Istanbul
£0.3
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
55%

A meal in Istanbul is 55% cheaper than a meal in Dubai.

Dubai
£6.81
Istanbul
£3.04
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
79%

A taxi fare in Istanbul is 79% cheaper than in Dubai.

Dubai
£2.34
Istanbul
£0.48
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
66%

Coffee in Istanbul is 66% cheaper than in Dubai.

Dubai
£3.72
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 much are flights from Dubai to Istanbul?
The average price to go from Dubai to Istanbul is of 136.8 GBP, but bare in mind that ticket prices may vary depending on the season and on how far in advance you book.
🔍 How can I find cheap flights from Dubai to Istanbul at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Dubai to Istanbul is 165£. 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 0.46 GBP, 81% cheaper than Dubai, with a fare of 2.38 GBP, while train tickets costs 68% less in Istanbul: 0.32 GBP against 0.99 GBP in Dubai. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 2.76 GBP in Istanbul, 60% less than the 6.95 GBP in Dubai. The price of the coffee is around 65% cheaper in Istanbul, with an average of 1.35 GBP, while in Dubai the coffee costs 3.82 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.
  • Emirates.
  • 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:
  • Middle East Airlines, with 90 minutes scale in Beirut.
  • Middle East Airlines, with 90 minutes scale in Beirut.
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