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Zurich to Istanbul flights

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Flight Duration Flights between Zurich and Istanbul take, on average, 2 h and 58 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flight Cheapest price for a one-way flight between Zurich with Istanbul found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing Airport The airport Zurich is the departure airport operating flights between Zurich and Istanbul
Arriving Airport Flights departing Zurich with Istanbul as destination arrives at Istanbul Airport

Cheap last minute flights to Istanbul

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Departure Mon, 30 May Return Sun, 05 Jun
ZRH Zurich
IST Istanbul
return from £118
Departure Tue, 07 Jun Return Tue, 21 Jun
ZRH Zurich
IST Istanbul
return from £132
Flight route information
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 18.98 TRY
British Pound Sterling Turkish Lira
1 TRY = 0.06 GBP
Last checked on 18 May 2022
Train
Local, one-way ticket
90%

Trains in Istanbul are 90% cheaper than in Zurich.

Zurich
£3.26
Istanbul
£0.4
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
84%

A meal in Istanbul is 84% cheaper than a meal in Zurich.

Zurich
£20.36
Istanbul
£3.16
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
89%

A taxi fare in Istanbul is 89% cheaper than in Zurich.

Zurich
£4.89
Istanbul
£0.53
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
69%

Coffee in Istanbul is 69% cheaper than in Zurich.

Zurich
£4.11
Istanbul
£1.26
Zurich airports
  • ( Zurich (ZRH)
    How far from city centre: 6 miles
  • ( Basel Euroairport (BSL)
    How far from city centre: 50 miles
  • ( Mulhouse Euroairport (MLH)
    How far from city centre: 50 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: 1100 miles

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Find cheap flights from Zurich 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 Zurich 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 Zurich 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 Zurich to Istanbul

😷 Is it safe to travel from Zurich 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 Zurich. 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 Zurich to Istanbul at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Zurich to Istanbul is 118£. 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 Zurich?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Istanbul costs an average of 0.53 GBP, 89% cheaper than Zurich, with a fare of 4.89 GBP, while train tickets costs 88% less in Istanbul: 0.40 GBP against 3.26 GBP in Zurich. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 3.16 GBP in Istanbul, 84% less than the 20.36 GBP in Zurich. The price of the coffee is around 69% cheaper in Istanbul, with an average of 1.26 GBP, while in Zurich the coffee costs 4.11 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Zurich to Istanbul?
The most popular months to book a trip from Zurich to Istanbul are January, February and March, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Zurich to Istanbul?
The best time of the year to go to Istanbul when flying from Zurich 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 Zurich in terms of searches from our customer, followed by July and May. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, January, June and February are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Zurich -  Istanbul.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Zurich to Istanbul?
The total flight time between Zurich and Istanbul is of around 02:58 hours on average, considering an average distance of 1,780 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 Zurich?
While in Zurich the temperatures can reach an average of 31.95 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 -8.07 ºC average degrees reported in Zurich. During the winter period, Zurich can register 6.0 mm precipitation, while Istanbul have an average of 9.0 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between Zurich and Istanbul?
The main airport route flying between Zurich and Istanbul is: Zurich (ZRH) to Istanbul Atatürk International Havalimani (ISL). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Turkish Airlines.
  • Alternatively, you can find Zurich - Istanbul flights between Zurich (ZRH) to Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport (SAW) with the following airline(s) flying the route: Pegasus Airlines.
Which are the airlines with flights from Zurich to Istanbul?
Airlines with direct flights departing from Zurich to Istanbul are:
  • Turkish Airlines.
  • Pegasus Airlines.
  • Lot Polish Airlines.
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