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Edinburgh to Istanbul flights

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Flight DurationFlights between Edinburgh and Istanbul take, on average, 5 h and 7 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flightCheapest price for a one-way flight between Edinburgh with Istanbul found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing AirportThe airport Turnhouse is the departure airport operating flights between Edinburgh and Istanbul
Arriving AirportFlights departing Edinburgh with Istanbul as destination arrives at Istanbul Airport

Cheap last minute flights to Istanbul

Latest deals and top flight routes from Edinburgh airports.

Departure Fri, 01 Oct Return Sat, 02 Oct
EDI Edinburgh
IST Istanbul
return from £98
Departure Sat, 23 Oct Return Mon, 25 Oct
EDI Edinburgh
IST Istanbul
return from £145
Flight route information
Find out further information on Edinburgh and Istanbul to help you prepare for your trip.
Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 11.71 TRY
British Pound Sterling Turkish Lira
1 TRY = 0.09 GBP
Last checked on 24 September 2021
Train
Local, one-way ticket
81%

Trains in Istanbul are 81% cheaper than in Edinburgh.

Edinburgh
£1.8
Istanbul
£0.34
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
78%

A meal in Istanbul is 78% cheaper than a meal in Edinburgh.

Edinburgh
£15
Istanbul
£3.37
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
84%

A taxi fare in Istanbul is 84% cheaper than in Edinburgh.

Edinburgh
£3
Istanbul
£0.47
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
53%

Coffee in Istanbul is 53% cheaper than in Edinburgh.

Edinburgh
£2.77
Istanbul
£1.31
Edinburgh airports
  • ( Turnhouse (EDI)
    How far from city centre: 6 miles
  • ( Glasgow Scotland (GLA)
    How far from city centre: 42 miles
  • ( Prestwick (PIK)
    How far from city centre: 63 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: 1773 miles

Search for flights from Edinburgh to Istanbul

Find cheap flights from Edinburgh to Istanbul with the Opodo search engine. Whether it’s on business, for a relaxing holiday or to visit loved ones, you will find all the best deals on flights from Edinburgh with Opodo, featuring cheap flights by all the top low cost and standard airlines. By simply entering your preferences in our speedy search engine, a large selection of options will be returned from which you just need to select the best deal that works for you. We’ll do the rest! Alternatively, if you are flexible on dates or an early bird, discover the cheapest day to fly from Edinburgh to Istanbul to ensure you get the best price. Find exclusive discounts by downloading the Opodo App and subscribing to our newsletter to stay in touch with the best offers on flights, hotels and more. Finally, don’t forget to book a hotel or car hire to complete your journey, all of which you will find on Opodo, your one-stop travel shop. Then just sit back and relax and enjoy your holidays!

Frequent asked questions about flights from Edinburgh to Istanbul

😷 Is it safe to travel from Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh. 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 Edinburgh to Istanbul at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Edinburgh to Istanbul is 98£. 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 Edinburgh?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Istanbul costs an average of 0.48 GBP, 84% cheaper than Edinburgh, with a fare of 3.00 GBP, while train tickets costs 81% less in Istanbul: 0.35 GBP against 1.80 GBP in Edinburgh. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 3.46 GBP in Istanbul, 77% less than the 15.00 GBP in Edinburgh. The price of the coffee is around 52% cheaper in Istanbul, with an average of 1.33 GBP, while in Edinburgh the coffee costs 2.78 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Edinburgh to Istanbul?
The most popular months to book a trip from Edinburgh to Istanbul are July, June and March, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Edinburgh to Istanbul?
The best time of the year to go to Istanbul when flying from Edinburgh depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, July is the top 1º month to fly to Istanbul from Edinburgh in terms of searches from our customer, followed by September and October. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, February, January and November are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Edinburgh -  Istanbul.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Edinburgh to Istanbul?
The total flight time between Edinburgh and Istanbul is of around 05:07 hours on average, considering an average distance of 3,261 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 Edinburgh?
While in Edinburgh the temperatures can reach an average of 24.09 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 3.0 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 -4.11 ºC average degrees reported in Edinburgh. During the winter period, Edinburgh can register 3.0 mm precipitation, while Istanbul have an average of 9.0 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between Edinburgh and Istanbul?
The main airport route flying between Edinburgh and Istanbul is: Turnhouse (EDI) to Istanbul Airport (IST). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Turkish Airlines.
  • Alternatively, you can find Edinburgh - Istanbul flights between Turnhouse (EDI) to Istanbul Atatürk International Havalimani (ISL) with the following airline(s) flying the route: Turkish Airlines.
Airlines with indirect flights from Edinburgh to Istanbul are:
Airlines with indirect flights from Edinburgh to Istanbul are:
  • Klm Royal Dutch Airlines, stoping in Amsterdam for 90 minutes minimun.
  • British Airways, with 60 minutes scale in London.
  • British Airways, with 60 minutes scale in London.
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