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Istanbul to Abu Dhabi flights

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Flight Duration Flights between Istanbul and Abu Dhabi take, on average, 4 h and 33 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flight Cheapest price for a one-way flight between Istanbul with Abu Dhabi found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing Airport The airport Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport is the departure airport operating flights between Istanbul and Abu Dhabi
Arriving Airport Flights departing Istanbul with Abu Dhabi as destination arrives at Abu Dhabi International Airport

Cheap last minute flights to Abu Dhabi

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Departure Fri, 27 May Return Sun, 05 Jun
IST Istanbul
AUH Abu Dhabi
return from £176
Departure Fri, 17 Jun Return Sun, 19 Jun
IST Istanbul
AUH Abu Dhabi
return from £174
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 4.51 AED
British Pound Sterling United Arab Emirates Dirham
1 AED = 0.23 GBP
Last checked on 16 May 2022
Train
Local, one-way ticket
10%

Trains are 10% more expensive in Abu Dhabi than in Istanbul.

Istanbul
£0.4
Abu Dhabi
£0.44
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
76%

The average meal is 76% more expensive in Abu Dhabi than in Istanbul.

Istanbul
£3.16
Abu Dhabi
£5.55
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
402%

Taxis are 402% more expensive in Abu Dhabi than in Istanbul.

Istanbul
£0.53
Abu Dhabi
£2.66
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
218%

Coffee is 218% more expensive in Abu Dhabi than in Istanbul.

Istanbul
£1.26
Abu Dhabi
£4.01
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
Abu Dhabi airports
  • ( Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH)
    How far from city centre: 1 miles
  • ( Al Dhafra Ab (DHF)
    How far from city centre: 1 miles
  • ( Bateen (AZI)
    How far from city centre: 1 miles
K Distance: 1854 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Istanbul to Abu Dhabi

😷 Is it safe to travel from Istanbul to Abu Dhabi 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 United Arab Emirates may apply when travelling from Istanbul. 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 Istanbul to Abu Dhabi at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Istanbul to Abu Dhabi is 174£. 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 Abu Dhabi expensive to visit compared to Istanbul?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Abu Dhabi costs an average of 2.66 GBP, 402% more expensive than Istanbul, with a fare of 0.53 GBP, while train tickets costs 10% more in Abu Dhabi: 0.44 GBP against 0.40 GBP in Istanbul. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 5.55 GBP in Abu Dhabi, 76% more than the 3.16 GBP in Istanbul. The price of the coffee is around 218% more expensive in Abu Dhabi, with an average of 4.01 GBP , while in Istanbul the coffee costs 1.26 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Istanbul to Abu Dhabi?
The most popular months to book a trip from Istanbul to Abu Dhabi are December, August and September, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Istanbul to Abu Dhabi?
The best time of the year to go to Abu Dhabi when flying from Istanbul 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 Abu Dhabi from Istanbul in terms of searches from our customer, followed by August and January. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, March, June and February are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Istanbul -  Abu Dhabi.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Istanbul to Abu Dhabi?
The total flight time between Istanbul and Abu Dhabi is of around 04:33 hours on average, considering an average distance of 2,978 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 Abu Dhabi compared to Istanbul?
While in Istanbul the temperatures can reach an average of 32.95 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 5.3 mm ,Abu Dhabi's temperatures can go up to 45.91 ºC during the hot season, with 0.4 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around 12.72 ºC in Abu Dhabi, compared to the -0.3 ºC average degrees reported in Istanbul. During the winter period, Istanbul can register 9.0 mm precipitation, while Abu Dhabi have an average of 1.6 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between Istanbul and Abu Dhabi?
The main airport route flying between Istanbul and Abu Dhabi is: Istanbul Airport (IST) to Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Turkish Airlines.
  • Etihad Airways.
  • Alternatively, you can find Istanbul - Abu Dhabi flights between Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport (SAW) to Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) with the following airline(s) flying the route: Pegasus Airlines.
  • Turkish Airlines.
Airlines with indirect flights from Istanbul to Abu Dhabi are:
Airlines with indirect flights from Istanbul to Abu Dhabi are:
  • Oman Air, stoping in Muscat for 1145 minutes minimun.
  • Air Astana, with 670 minutes scale in Astana.
  • Air Astana, with 670 minutes scale in Astana.
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