Opodo is now available in the following countries:

Book Cheap Flights from Tehran to Istanbul from £56

Last minute flights from Tehran to Istanbul

Save big and visit this destination

Prices shown below were available within the past 3 days for the period specified and should not be considered the final price offered. Please note that availability and prices are subject to change.
Tehran Istanbul
BEST
DEAL
Tue, 30 Apr IKA - SAW
Fri, 03 May SAW - IKA
£127 £122
Prime price per passenger
Tehran Istanbul
BEST
DEAL
Fri, 17 May IKA - SAW
£56
Prime price per passenger
Tehran Istanbul
BEST
DEAL
Tue, 07 May IKA - SAW
Thu, 09 May SAW - IKA
£122 £118
Prime price per passenger
Tehran Istanbul
BEST
DEAL
Mon, 13 May IKA - SAW
Mon, 13 May SAW - IKA
£157
Prime price per passenger
Tehran Istanbul
BEST
DEAL
Fri, 17 May IKA - SAW
Fri, 17 May SAW - IKA
£154
Prime price per passenger
Tehran Istanbul
BEST
DEAL
Tue, 21 May IKA - SAW
Thu, 23 May SAW - IKA
£138 £137
Prime price per passenger

Flight route information

Currency and price comparison

Train Local, one-way ticket
83% Trains are 83% more expensive in Istanbul than in Tehran.
Tehran £0.24
Istanbul £0.44
Meal Mid-priced restaurant
130% The average meal is 130% more expensive in Istanbul than in Tehran.
Tehran £3.23
Istanbul £7.44
Exchange rate
1 GBP = 40.77 TRY
1 TRY = 0.03 GBP
Last checked on 22 April 2024
Distance: 1268 miles
Tehran airports
Imam Khomeini Intl (IKA) How far from city centre: 24 miles
Mehrabad Intl (THR) How far from city centre: 7 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

Search for flights from Tehran to Istanbul

Tips for booking cheap flights from Tehran to Istanbul

Now you are a little bit closer to your destination. If you are looking for cheap flights from Tehran to Istanbul, here you will find all the information you need to book your tickets.


Would you like to travel from Tehran to Istanbul and you are looking for cheap flights? Luck is on your side! At Opodo, you'll find the best travel deals. Take advantage of this opportunity and get your ticket from Tehran to Istanbul at the best price!

1. What can I do to save money when booking flights from Tehran to Istanbul?

To save money when booking flights from Tehran to Istanbul, you can follow these tips:

By following these strategies, you can efficiently save money when booking flights from Tehran to Istanbul, ensuring a more economical and enjoyable journey.

2. Can the price of my tickets from Tehran to Istanbul change during the booking process?

Prices for tickets from Tehran to Istanbul 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.

3. Can I book last-minute flights from Tehran to Istanbul on Opodo?

When booking a flight, you may encounter situations where your desired travel date is unavailable or the flight price has increased beyond your budget. Rest assured, Opodo offers a solution. Explore our last-minute flight deals to find affordable options, especially if you have flexibility with your travel dates. Whether you need to depart on short notice or simply want to discover the cheapest day to fly between Tehran and Istanbul, our last-minute flights section has you covered.

4. How to make my reservation through the Opodo search engine?

Opodo provides you with all the useful information about the flights covering the route between Tehran to Istanbul airports. Preparing for your trip is very easy! All you have to do is enter into Opodo search engine your departure and destination airports, the dates of travel, and the number of passengers. A list of all available flights will appear on your screen in a matter of seconds! For your convenience, you can sort it according to your preferences, such as time, price, or duration of the trip.


Ready to start your journey from Tehran to Istanbul? Visit Opodo now to discover the best travel deals, set price alerts, and book your flight ticket at the best price. Your adventure begins here. Book with Opodo and make your travel dreams a reality!

Frequently asked questions about flights from Tehran to Istanbul

How long does the flight take to go from Tehran to Istanbul?
The total flight time between Tehran and Istanbul is of around 03:29 hours on average, considering an average distance of 2,087 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 Tehran to Istanbul at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Tehran to Istanbul is 56£. 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 Tehran?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Istanbul costs an average of 0.62 GBP, 55% more expensive than Tehran, with a fare of 0.40 GBP, while train tickets costs 83% more in Istanbul: 0.44 GBP against 0.24 GBP in Tehran. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 7.44 GBP in Istanbul, 130% more than the 3.23 GBP in Tehran. The price of the coffee is around 102% more expensive in Istanbul, with an average of 2.30 GBP , while in Tehran the coffee costs 1.14 GBP.
When is the best time to book a flight from Tehran to Istanbul?
The most popular months to book a trip from Tehran to Istanbul are January, August and July, based on the searches of our customers.
When is the best time to travel from Tehran to Istanbul?
The best time of the year to go to Istanbul when flying from Tehran depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, February is the top 1º month to fly to Istanbul from Tehran in terms of searches from our customer, followed by March and August. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, December, November and April are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Tehran - Istanbul.
Is it possible to purchase a flexible ticket for my flight from Tehran to Istanbul?
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 Tehran. 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 is the weather in Istanbul compared to Tehran?
While in Tehran the temperatures can reach an average of 40.26 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 1.6 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 -4.46 ºC average degrees reported in Tehran. During the winter period, Tehran can register 3.0 mm precipitation, while Istanbul have an average of 9.0 mm rain level.
Which airports have flights between Tehran and Istanbul?
The main airport route flying between Tehran and Istanbul is: Imam Khomeini Intl (IKA) to Istanbul Airport (IST). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Turkish Airlines.
  • LEAV Aviation.
  • Mahan Airlines.
  • Alternatively, you can find Tehran - Istanbul flights between Imam Khomeini Intl (IKA) to Istanbul Atatürk International Havalimani (ISL) with the following airline(s) flying the route: Turkish Airlines.
  • LEAV Aviation.
  • null.
Airlines with indirect flights from Tehran to Istanbul are:
Airlines with indirect flights from Tehran to Istanbul are:
  • Azerbaijan Airlines, stoping in Baku for 100 minutes minimun.
Flight Duration 3 h and 29 m Flights between Tehran and Istanbul take, on average, 3 h and 29 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flight £56 Cheapest price for a flight between Tehran and Istanbul found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing Airport Imam Khomeini Intl The airport Imam Khomeini Intl is the departure airport operating flights between Tehran and Istanbul
Arriving Airport Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport Flights departing Tehran with Istanbul as destination arrive at Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport

Plan your trip