Users booking trips to Istanbul from Izmir found flights 97% cheaper than the average price of flights to Istanbul. To find the cheapest price to Istanbul from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.
In general, November is the cheapest month to fly from Australia to Istanbul. Due to it being the ‘off-season’ during this time, you can expect flight prices to be around $1,070. If you don’t want to visit Istanbul in November, then you should wait until March to fly from Australia, when ticket prices are also cheap, with an average price of $1,091.
You are more likely to see cheaper flights to Istanbul from Australia when booking 48 days ahead of your departure date. In general, you can expect to find flights to Istanbul for around $1,281 when searching 48 days out.
The cheapest day to depart from Australia to Istanbul is on a Wednesday. Travellers who choose to depart for Istanbul on a Wednesday will often find tickets for as low as $1,307. Flights from Australia to Istanbul on a Friday will generally be more expensive and average around $1,449. Keep in mind that these prices on both days could fluctuate depending on the season and the demand.
Our most recent data shows that the best time of day to fly to Istanbul is in the evening. Flights from Australia to Istanbul during this time can be as low as $1,268. Flights at midday are often more expensive, with an average ticket price of $1,476.
Finding an alternative and possibly cheaper destination airport near Istanbul is possible. If you are planning a flight to Istanbul, consider booking flights to Istanbul Airport (34 km from Istanbul city centre), Tekirdag Corlu Airport (89 km from Istanbul city centre), İzmit Cengiz Topel Airport (99 km from Istanbul city centre) or Bursa Yenişehir Airport (99 km from Istanbul city centre).
You can find deals at Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport for $543pp on average, but that price can change based on your departure airport. To save money, try momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.