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Helsinki to Istanbul flights

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Flight DurationFlights between Helsinki and Istanbul take, on average, 4 h and 8 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flightCheapest price for a one-way flight between Helsinki with Istanbul found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing AirportThe airport Helsinki Vantaa is the departure airport operating flights between Helsinki and Istanbul
Arriving AirportFlights departing Helsinki with Istanbul as destination arrives at Istanbul Airport

Cheap last minute flights to Istanbul

Latest deals and top flight routes from Helsinki airports.

Departure Mon, 31 Jan Return Mon, 07 Feb
HEL Helsinki
IST Istanbul
return from £118
Departure Tue, 15 Feb Return Tue, 22 Feb
HEL Helsinki
IST Istanbul
return from £120
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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 22 January 2022
Local, one-way ticket

Trains in Istanbul are 90% cheaper than in Helsinki.

Mid-priced restaurant

A meal in Istanbul is 73% cheaper than a meal in Helsinki.

Standard daytime start rate

A taxi fare in Istanbul is 92% cheaper than in Helsinki.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee in Istanbul is 68% cheaper than in Helsinki.

Helsinki airports
  • ( Helsinki Vantaa (HEL)
    How far from city centre: 10 miles
  • ( Helsinki Malmi (HEM)
    How far from city centre: 10 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: 1335 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Helsinki to Istanbul

😷 Is it safe to travel from Helsinki 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 Helsinki. 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 Helsinki to Istanbul at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Helsinki to Istanbul is 118£. 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 Helsinki?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Istanbul costs an average of 0.38 GBP, 92% cheaper than Helsinki, with a fare of 4.94 GBP, while train tickets costs 87% less in Istanbul: 0.30 GBP against 2.34 GBP in Helsinki. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 2.74 GBP in Istanbul, 73% less than the 10.04 GBP in Helsinki. The price of the coffee is around 68% cheaper in Istanbul, with an average of 1.07 GBP, while in Helsinki the coffee costs 3.33 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Helsinki to Istanbul?
The most popular months to book a trip from Helsinki to Istanbul are June, November and May, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Helsinki to Istanbul?
The best time of the year to go to Istanbul when flying from Helsinki 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 Helsinki in terms of searches from our customer, followed by July and June. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, February, March and April are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Helsinki -  Istanbul.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Helsinki to Istanbul?
The total flight time between Helsinki and Istanbul is of around 04:08 hours on average, considering an average distance of 2,310 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 Helsinki?
While in Helsinki the temperatures can reach an average of 26.96 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 6.0 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 -15.49 ºC average degrees reported in Helsinki. During the winter period, Helsinki can register 3.0 mm precipitation, while Istanbul have an average of 9.0 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between Helsinki and Istanbul?
The main airport route flying between Helsinki and Istanbul is: Helsinki Vantaa (HEL) to Istanbul Atatürk International Havalimani (ISL). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Turkish Airlines.
  • Scandinavian Airlines.
  • Alternatively, you can find Helsinki - Istanbul flights between Helsinki Vantaa (HEL) to Istanbul Airport (IST) with the following airline(s) flying the route: Turkish Airlines.
  • Scandinavian Airlines.
Airlines with indirect flights from Helsinki to Istanbul are:
Airlines with indirect flights from Helsinki to Istanbul are:
  • Ukraine Intl Airlines, stoping in Kiev for 300 minutes minimun.
  • airBaltic, with 80 minutes scale in Riga.
  • airBaltic, with 80 minutes scale in Riga.
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