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Tehran to Istanbul flights

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Departure Wed, 10 Mar Return Tue, 16 Mar
THR Tehran
IST Istanbul
return from £154
Departure Fri, 02 Apr Return Sun, 04 Apr
THR Tehran
IST Istanbul
return from £175
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 10.25 TRY
British Pound Sterling Turkish Lira
1 TRY = 0.1 GBP
Last checked on 06 March 2021
Train
Local, one-way ticket
70%

Trains are 70% more expensive in Istanbul than in Tehran.

Tehran
£0.2
Istanbul
£0.34
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
20%

A meal in Istanbul is 20% cheaper than a meal in Tehran.

Tehran
£3.59
Istanbul
£2.9
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
33%

Taxis are 33% more expensive in Istanbul than in Tehran.

Tehran
£0.36
Istanbul
£0.48
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
0%

A coffee in Istanbul costs roughly the same as in Tehran.

Tehran
£1.37
Istanbul
£1.4
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

😷 Is it safe to travel from Tehran 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 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 are flights from Tehran to Istanbul?
The average price to go from Tehran to Istanbul is of 96.56 GBP, but bare in mind that ticket prices may vary depending on the season and on how far in advance you book.
🔍 How can I find cheap flights from Tehran to Istanbul at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Tehran to Istanbul is 154£. 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 0.48 GBP, 33% more expensive than Tehran, with a fare of 0.36 GBP, while train tickets costs 70% more in Istanbul: 0.34 GBP against 0.20 GBP in Tehran. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 2.89 GBP in Istanbul, 19% less than the 3.58 GBP in Tehran. The price of the coffee is around 2% more expensive in Istanbul, with an average of 1.40 GBP , while in Tehran the coffee costs 1.37 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.
🕑 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 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. AtlasGlobal. 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. AtlasGlobal. Mahan Airlines.
Which are the airlines with flights from Tehran to Istanbul?
Airlines with direct flights departing from Tehran to Istanbul are Turkish Airlines. Pegasus Airlines. Qatar Airways. Airlines with indirect flights from Tehran to Istanbul are: Qatar Airways, stoping in Doha for 65 minutes minimun. SalamAir, with 665 minutes scale in Muscat.
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