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Tehran to Istanbul flights

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Departure Sun, 04 Oct Return Tue, 06 Oct
THR Tehran
IST Istanbul
return from £135
Departure Tue, 13 Oct Return Thu, 22 Oct
THR Tehran
IST Istanbul
return from £137
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 9.81 TRY
British Pound Sterling Turkish Lira
1 TRY = 0.11 GBP
Last checked on 19 September 2020
Train
Local, one-way ticket
100%

Trains are 100% more expensive in Istanbul than in Tehran.

Tehran
£0.18
Istanbul
£0.36
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
16%

A meal in Istanbul is 16% cheaper than a meal in Tehran.

Tehran
£3.67
Istanbul
£3.07
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
38%

Taxis are 38% more expensive in Istanbul than in Tehran.

Tehran
£0.37
Istanbul
£0.51
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
20%

Coffee in Istanbul is 20% cheaper than in Tehran.

Tehran
£1.56
Istanbul
£1.3
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
K Distance: 1268 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Tehran to Istanbul

How is COVID-19 affecting flights 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 much, on average, are flights from Tehran to Istanbul?
The average price to go from Tehran to Istanbul is 101.64 GBP but ticket prices vary a lot, depending on the season and how far in advance you book.
🔍 How can I find cheap flights from Tehran to Istanbul at Opodo?
Our search engines have found flights from 135€ for the route Tehran - Istanbul. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the cheapest 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 0.51 GBP, 38% more expensive than Tehran, with a fare of 0.37 GBP, while train tickets costs 100% more in Istanbul: 0.36 GBP against 0.18 GBP in Tehran. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 3.07 GBP in Istanbul, 16% less than the 3.67 GBP in Tehran. The price of the coffee is around 17% cheaper in Istanbul, with an average of 1.30 GBP, while in Tehran the coffee costs 1.56 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Tehran to Istanbul?
According to real customer data from our website, the most popular months to book a trip from Tehran to Istanbul are January, August and July.
📅 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 1 month to fly to  Istanbul from Tehran in terms of searches from our cutomer, 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.
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 oter cities in between).
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