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Istanbul Ankara
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Sat, 20 Jul SAW - ESB
Sat, 20 Jul ESB - SAW
£84 £83
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Sat, 29 Jun SAW - ESB
£28 £27
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Istanbul Ankara
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Wed, 10 Jul SAW - ESB
Wed, 10 Jul ESB - SAW
£72
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Istanbul Ankara
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Thu, 04 Jul SAW - ESB
Fri, 05 Jul ESB - SAW
£73
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Thu, 18 Jul SAW - ESB
Thu, 18 Jul ESB - SAW
£74
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Currency and price comparison

Train Local, one-way ticket
16% Trains in Ankara are 16% cheaper than in Istanbul.
Istanbul £0.43
Ankara £0.36
Meal Mid-priced restaurant
20% A meal in Ankara is 20% cheaper than a meal in Istanbul.
Istanbul £7.21
Ankara £5.77
Exchange rate
1 GBP = 41.77 TRY
1 TRY = 0.03 GBP
Last checked on 24 June 2024
Distance: 212 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
Ankara airports
Etismegut Havalimani (ANK) How far from city centre: 48 miles
Ankara Esenboga International Havalimani (ESB) How far from city centre: 48 miles

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Prices for tickets from Istanbul to Ankara may fluctuate while you are in the process of booking. While this isn't a common occurrence, it can happen because Opodo operates as an online travel agency, and ticket prices and availability are ultimately determined by the airlines. Therefore, if the airline adjusts prices or if the available tickets are depleted while you are making your reservation, you will receive confirmation within 48 hours after your ticket purchase.

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Frequently asked questions about flights from Istanbul to Ankara

How long does the flight take to go from Istanbul to Ankara?
The total flight time between Istanbul and Ankara is of around 01:06 hours on average, considering an average distance of 326 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
How can I find cheap flights from Istanbul to Ankara at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Istanbul to Ankara is 27£. 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 Ankara expensive to visit compared to Istanbul?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Ankara costs an average of 0.60 GBP, the same as in Istanbul, while train tickets costs 16% less in Ankara: 0.36 GBP against 0.43 GBP in Istanbul. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 5.77 GBP in Ankara, 20% less than the 7.21 GBP in Istanbul. The price of the coffee is around 20% cheaper in Ankara, with an average of 1.88 GBP, while in Istanbul the coffee costs 2.34 GBP.
When is the best time to book a flight from Istanbul to Ankara?
The most popular months to book a trip from Istanbul to Ankara are December, June and July, based on the searches of our customers.
When is the best time to travel from Istanbul to Ankara?
The best time of the year to go to Ankara when flying from Istanbul depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, January is the top 1º month to fly to Ankara from Istanbul in terms of searches from our customer, followed by December and February. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, May, September and November are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Istanbul - Ankara.
Is it possible to purchase a flexible ticket for my flight from Istanbul to Ankara?
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 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!
Which airports have flights between Istanbul and Ankara?
The main airport route flying between Istanbul and Ankara is: Istanbul Airport (IST) to Ankara Esenboga International Havalimani (ESB). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Turkish Airlines.
  • Pegasus Airlines.
  • Alternatively, you can find Istanbul - Ankara flights between Istanbul Atatürk International Havalimani (ISL) to Ankara Esenboga International Havalimani (ESB) with the following airline(s) flying the route: Turkish Airlines.
  • Lot Polish Airlines.
Which are the airlines with flights from Istanbul to Ankara?
Airlines with direct flights departing from Istanbul to Ankara are:
  • Pegasus Airlines.
  • Turkish Airlines.
Flight Duration 1 h and 6 m Flights between Istanbul and Ankara take, on average, 1 h and 6 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flight £27 Cheapest price for a flight between Istanbul and Ankara found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing Airport Istanbul Atatürk International Havalimani The airport Istanbul Atatürk International Havalimani is the departure airport operating flights between Istanbul and Ankara
Arriving Airport Ankara Esenboga International Havalimani Flights departing Istanbul with Ankara as destination arrive at Ankara Esenboga International Havalimani

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