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Edinburgh to Istanbul flights

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Departure Tue, 29 Sep Return Fri, 02 Oct
EDI Edinburgh
IST Istanbul
return from £146
Departure Fri, 16 Oct Return Fri, 23 Oct
EDI Edinburgh
IST Istanbul
return from £146
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 9.85 TRY
British Pound Sterling Turkish Lira
1 TRY = 0.11 GBP
Last checked on 24 September 2020
Train
Local, one-way ticket
79%

Trains in Istanbul are 79% cheaper than in Edinburgh.

Edinburgh
£1.7
Istanbul
£0.36
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
80%

A meal in Istanbul is 80% cheaper than a meal in Edinburgh.

Edinburgh
£15
Istanbul
£3.07
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
83%

A taxi fare in Istanbul is 83% cheaper than in Edinburgh.

Edinburgh
£3
Istanbul
£0.51
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
50%

Coffee in Istanbul is 50% cheaper than in Edinburgh.

Edinburgh
£2.7
Istanbul
£1.3
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

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Edinburgh to Istanbul

How is COVID-19 affecting flights from Edinburgh to Istanbul?
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?
Our search engines have found flights from 146€ for the route Edinburgh - Istanbul. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the cheapest 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 0.51 GBP, 83% cheaper than Edinburgh, with a fare of 3.00 GBP, while train tickets costs 79% less in Istanbul: 0.36 GBP against 1.70 GBP in Edinburgh. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 3.07 GBP in Istanbul, 80% less than the 15.00 GBP in Edinburgh. The price of the coffee is around 52% cheaper in Istanbul, with an average of 1.30 GBP, while in Edinburgh the coffee costs 2.70 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Edinburgh to Istanbul?
According to real customer data from our website, the most popular months to book a trip from Edinburgh to Istanbul are July, June and March.
📅 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 1 month to fly to  Istanbul from Edinburgh in terms of searches from our cutomer, 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 oter cities in between).
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