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Madrid to Istanbul flights

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Flight DurationFlights between Madrid and Istanbul take, on average, 4 h and 36 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flightCheapest price for a one-way flight between Madrid with Istanbul found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing AirportThe airport Adolfo Suárez Madrid - Barajas is the departure airport operating flights between Madrid and Istanbul
Arriving AirportFlights departing Madrid with Istanbul as destination arrives at Istanbul Airport

Cheap last minute flights to Istanbul

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Departure Tue, 21 Sep Return Mon, 27 Sep
MAD Madrid
IST Istanbul
return from £130
Departure Wed, 13 Oct Return Mon, 18 Oct
MAD Madrid
IST Istanbul
return from £146
Flight route information
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 11.74 TRY
British Pound Sterling Turkish Lira
1 TRY = 0.09 GBP
Last checked on 16 September 2021
Train
Local, one-way ticket
73%

Trains in Istanbul are 73% cheaper than in Madrid.

Madrid
£1.28
Istanbul
£0.34
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
67%

A meal in Istanbul is 67% cheaper than a meal in Madrid.

Madrid
£10.25
Istanbul
£3.41
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
82%

A taxi fare in Istanbul is 82% cheaper than in Madrid.

Madrid
£2.56
Istanbul
£0.47
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
22%

Coffee in Istanbul is 22% cheaper than in Madrid.

Madrid
£1.71
Istanbul
£1.33
Madrid airports
  • ( Adolfo Suárez Madrid - Barajas (MAD)
    How far from city centre: 8 miles
  • ( Torrejon (TOJ)
    How far from city centre: 15 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: 1702 miles

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Find cheap flights from Madrid to Istanbul with the Opodo search engine. Whether it’s on business, for a relaxing holiday or to visit loved ones, you will find all the best deals on flights from Madrid with Opodo, featuring cheap flights by all the top low cost and standard airlines. By simply entering your preferences in our speedy search engine, a large selection of options will be returned from which you just need to select the best deal that works for you. We’ll do the rest! Alternatively, if you are flexible on dates or an early bird, discover the cheapest day to fly from Madrid to Istanbul to ensure you get the best price. Find exclusive discounts by downloading the Opodo App and subscribing to our newsletter to stay in touch with the best offers on flights, hotels and more. Finally, don’t forget to book a hotel or car hire to complete your journey, all of which you will find on Opodo, your one-stop travel shop. Then just sit back and relax and enjoy your holidays!

Frequent asked questions about flights from Madrid to Istanbul

😷 Is it safe to travel from Madrid 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 Madrid. 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 Madrid to Istanbul at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Madrid to Istanbul is 130£. 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 Madrid?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Istanbul costs an average of 0.48 GBP, 81% cheaper than Madrid, with a fare of 2.58 GBP, while train tickets costs 73% less in Istanbul: 0.35 GBP against 1.29 GBP in Madrid. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 3.46 GBP in Istanbul, 66% less than the 10.30 GBP in Madrid. The price of the coffee is around 22% cheaper in Istanbul, with an average of 1.33 GBP, while in Madrid the coffee costs 1.71 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Madrid to Istanbul?
The most popular months to book a trip from Madrid to Istanbul are January, December and June, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Madrid to Istanbul?
The best time of the year to go to Istanbul when flying from Madrid 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 Madrid in terms of searches from our customer, followed by April and August. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, March, July and November are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Madrid -  Istanbul.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Madrid to Istanbul?
The total flight time between Madrid and Istanbul is of around 04:36 hours on average, considering an average distance of 2,912 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 Madrid?
While in Madrid the temperatures can reach an average of 37.21 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 3.0 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 -3.74 ºC average degrees reported in Madrid. During the winter period, Madrid can register 3.0 mm precipitation, while Istanbul have an average of 9.0 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between Madrid and Istanbul?
The main airport route flying between Madrid and Istanbul is: Adolfo Suárez Madrid - Barajas (MAD) to Istanbul Airport (IST). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Turkish Airlines.
  • Air Europa.
  • Avianca.
  • Alternatively, you can find Madrid - Istanbul flights between Adolfo Suárez Madrid - Barajas (MAD) to Istanbul Atatürk International Havalimani (ISL) with the following airline(s) flying the route: Turkish Airlines.
  • Air Europa.
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Airlines with indirect flights from Madrid to Istanbul are:
Airlines with indirect flights from Madrid to Istanbul are:
  • Ukraine Intl Airlines, stoping in Kiev for 90 minutes minimun.
  • Alitalia, with 250 minutes scale in Rome.
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