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Zagreb to Istanbul flights

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Flight Duration Flights between Zagreb and Istanbul take, on average, 2 h and 40 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flight Cheapest price for a one-way flight between Zagreb with Istanbul found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing Airport The airport Pleso is the departure airport operating flights between Zagreb and Istanbul
Arriving Airport Flights departing Zagreb with Istanbul as destination arrives at Istanbul Airport

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Departure Tue, 07 Jun Return Sat, 11 Jun
ZAG Zagreb
IST Istanbul
return from £168
Departure Thu, 23 Jun Return Wed, 29 Jun
ZAG Zagreb
IST Istanbul
return from £182
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Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 20.78 TRY
British Pound Sterling Turkish Lira
1 TRY = 0.05 GBP
Last checked on 29 May 2022
Local, one-way ticket

Trains in Istanbul are 18% cheaper than in Zagreb.

Mid-priced restaurant

A meal in Istanbul is 53% cheaper than a meal in Zagreb.

Standard daytime start rate

A taxi fare in Istanbul is 71% cheaper than in Zagreb.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee in Istanbul is 20% cheaper than in Zagreb.

Zagreb airports
  • ( Pleso (ZAG)
    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: 731 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Zagreb to Istanbul

😷 Is it safe to travel from Zagreb 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 Zagreb. 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 Zagreb to Istanbul at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Zagreb to Istanbul is 168£. 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 Zagreb?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Istanbul costs an average of 0.49 GBP, 71% cheaper than Zagreb, with a fare of 1.69 GBP, while train tickets costs 18% less in Istanbul: 0.37 GBP against 0.45 GBP in Zagreb. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 3.17 GBP in Istanbul, 53% less than the 6.76 GBP in Zagreb. The price of the coffee is around 20% cheaper in Istanbul, with an average of 1.19 GBP, while in Zagreb the coffee costs 1.48 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Zagreb to Istanbul?
The most popular months to book a trip from Zagreb to Istanbul are January, November and September, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Zagreb to Istanbul?
The best time of the year to go to Istanbul when flying from Zagreb depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, April is the top 1º month to fly to Istanbul from Zagreb in terms of searches from our customer, followed by October and November. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, July, June and August are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Zagreb -  Istanbul.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Zagreb to Istanbul?
The total flight time between Zagreb and Istanbul is of around 02:40 hours on average, considering an average distance of 1,442 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 Zagreb?
While in Zagreb the temperatures can reach an average of 33.32 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 12.0 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 -9.79 ºC average degrees reported in Zagreb. During the winter period, Zagreb can register 3.0 mm precipitation, while Istanbul have an average of 9.0 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between Zagreb and Istanbul?
The main airport route flying between Zagreb and Istanbul is: Pleso (ZAG) to Istanbul Airport (IST). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Turkish Airlines.
  • Croatia Airlines.
  • Alternatively, you can find Zagreb - Istanbul flights between Pleso (ZAG) to Istanbul Atatürk International Havalimani (ISL) with the following airline(s) flying the route: Turkish Airlines.
  • Croatia Airlines.
Airlines with indirect flights from Zagreb to Istanbul are:
Airlines with indirect flights from Zagreb to Istanbul are:
  • Lufthansa, stoping in Frankfurt for 120 minutes minimun.
  • Air Serbia, with 75 minutes scale in Belgrade.
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