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Istanbul to Almaty flights

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Flight Duration Flights between Istanbul and Almaty take, on average, 5 h and 25 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flight Cheapest price for a one-way flight between Istanbul with Almaty found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing Airport The airport Istanbul Airport is the departure airport operating flights between Istanbul and Almaty
Arriving Airport Flights departing Istanbul with Almaty as destination arrives at Almaty

Cheap last minute flights to Almaty

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Departure Sat, 28 May Return Sun, 05 Jun
IST Istanbul
ALA Almaty
return from £277
Departure Tue, 14 Jun Return Tue, 21 Jun
IST Istanbul
ALA Almaty
return from £282
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Currency and price comparison
Local, one-way ticket

Trains in Almaty are 62% cheaper than in Istanbul.

Mid-priced restaurant

The average meal is 78% more expensive in Almaty than in Istanbul.

Standard daytime start rate

Taxis are 75% more expensive in Almaty than in Istanbul.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee is 25% more expensive in Almaty than in Istanbul.

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
Almaty airports
  • ( Almaty (ALA)
    How far from city centre: 0 miles
  • ( Borolday (BXJ)
    How far from city centre: 263 miles
K Distance: 2426 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Istanbul to Almaty

😷 Is it safe to travel from Istanbul to Almaty 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 Kazakhstan 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 Almaty at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Istanbul to Almaty is 277£. 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 Almaty expensive to visit compared to Istanbul?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Almaty costs an average of 0.93 GBP, 75% more expensive than Istanbul, with a fare of 0.53 GBP, while train tickets costs 62% less in Almaty: 0.15 GBP against 0.40 GBP in Istanbul. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 5.61 GBP in Almaty, 78% more than the 3.16 GBP in Istanbul. The price of the coffee is around 25% more expensive in Almaty, with an average of 1.58 GBP , while in Istanbul the coffee costs 1.26 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Istanbul to Almaty?
The most popular months to book a trip from Istanbul to Almaty are July, November and June, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Istanbul to Almaty?
The best time of the year to go to Almaty when flying from Istanbul depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, September is the top 1º month to fly to Almaty from Istanbul in terms of searches from our customer, followed by August and June. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, February, May and April are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Istanbul -  Almaty.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Istanbul to Almaty?
The total flight time between Istanbul and Almaty is of around 05:25 hours on average, considering an average distance of 3,904 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 Almaty 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 ,Almaty's temperatures can go up to 36.3 ºC during the hot season, with 2.3 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around -19.51 ºC in Almaty, compared to the -0.3 ºC average degrees reported in Istanbul. During the winter period, Istanbul can register 9.0 mm precipitation, while Almaty have an average of 0.9 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between Istanbul and Almaty?
The main airport route flying between Istanbul and Almaty is: Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport (SAW) to Almaty (ALA). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Pegasus Airlines.
  • Alternatively, you can find Istanbul - Almaty flights between Istanbul Atatürk International Havalimani (ISL) to Almaty (ALA) with the following airline(s) flying the route: Turkish Airlines.
  • Air Astana.
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Which are the airlines with flights from Istanbul to Almaty?
Airlines with direct flights departing from Istanbul to Almaty are:
  • Turkish Airlines.
  • Air Astana.
  • Pegasus Airlines.
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