Flights Ankara - Istanbul

Last minute flights from Ankara to Istanbul

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Ankara Istanbul
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Fri, 22 Mar ESB - SAW
Sun, 24 Mar SAW - ESB
42€ 41€
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Ankara Istanbul
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Tue, 05 Mar ESB - SAW
16€
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Ankara Istanbul
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Tue, 05 Mar ESB - SAW
Tue, 05 Mar SAW - ESB
43€ 42€
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Ankara Istanbul
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Fri, 01 Mar ESB - SAW
Sun, 03 Mar SAW - ESB
54€
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Ankara Istanbul
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Fri, 15 Mar ESB - SAW
Tue, 19 Mar SAW - ESB
44€ 43€
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Route information

Currency and cost comparison

Train Local, one-way ticket
18% Trains are 18% more expensive in Istanbul than in Ankara.
Ankara 0.45€
Istanbul 0.53€
Meal Mid-priced restaurant
42% The average meal is 42% more expensive in Istanbul than in Ankara.
Ankara 5.98€
Istanbul 8.52€
Exchange rate
1 EUR = 33.64 TRY
1 TRY = 0.03 EUR
Last checked on 23 February 2024
Distance: 341 kms
Ankara airports
Etismegut Havalimani (ANK) How far from city centre: 77 kms
Ankara Esenboga International Havalimani (ESB) How far from city centre: 77 kms
Istanbul airports
Istanbul Airport (IST) How far from city centre: 34 kms
Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport (SAW) How far from city centre: 30 kms
Istanbul Atatürk International Havalimani (ISL) How far from city centre: 14 kms

Find flights from Ankara - Istanbul

Are you excited for an amazing trip from Ankara to Istanbul? You are in the right place! If you need a little getaway to see a loved one or a comfortable flight for your business trip, the best deal prices and airline carriers are a click away from you. You either are looking for a cheap flight or are in a hurry to find a last-minute ticket, no worries! eDreams will take care of everything you need for a perfect vacation in Istanbul. You will get a large selection of airfares from standard and low cost airlines worldwide and easily book your tickets for this route. Don´t forget to book a hotel and choose a car for your perfect trip as a package. Choose the best-suited flight and fasten your seatbelt, we are flying!

Frequently asked questions about flights from Ankara to Istanbul

How is COVID-19 currently affecting flights from Ankara to Istanbul?
Using the flexible flight ticket, you're guaranteed a refund or a rebooking option (without fees) in case of flight cancellations when travelling to Turkey. At eDreams have you covered!
For flights from Ankara to Istanbul, how can I find the cheapest price?
On eDreams we use machine learning to find the most economical flight between Ankara and Istanbul. By taking into account the combinations of airlines, stopovers, direct flights as well as the various criteria for the journeys, our search engine allows us to offer our customers the best price under the best conditions.
Is Istanbul more expensive than Ankara to visit?
Looking at the price of taxis, a ride in Istanbul costs an around 0.60 EUR euros, 5% more expensive than Ankara, with a fare of 0.57 EUR euros, while train tickets cost 18% more in Istanbul: 0.53 EUR euros against 0.45 EUR euros in Ankara. Comparing the price of a meal, they range from 8.52 EUR euros in Istanbul, 42% more than the 5.98 EUR euros in Ankara. The price of a coffee is approximately 13% more expensive in Istanbul, with an average of 2.33 EUR euros, while in Ankara the coffee costs 2.07 EUR.
When booking, when is the best time to do so in order to get the best prices for Ankara to Istanbul flights?
The most popular month for flights from Ankara to Istanbul are: June, July and December.
When is the best time to travel from Ankara to Istanbul?
A good period of the year to visit Istanbul from Ankara really depends on lots of personal preferences, price being one of the main criteria When it comes to popularity, July is the best month to fly to Istanbul from Ankara, basedd on searches from our customers, followed by June and August. If you prefer to avoid the busy season and get away from the crowds April, March and May are the months with fewer searches for the route Ankara -  Istanbul.
What is the duration of a flight from Ankara to Istanbul?
Flight time, on average, from Ankara to Istanbul is usually 01:07 hours on average, at an average distance of 353 km, for flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
Which airports have flights between Ankara and Istanbul?
The most common route form Ankara to Istanbul is: Ankara Esenboga International Havalimani (ESB) to Istanbul Airport (IST). These airlines fly this route:
  • Turkish Airlines.
  • Ukraine Intl Airlines.
  • Find more Ankara to Istanbul flights between Ankara Esenboga International Havalimani (ESB) to Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport (SAW) which are flown by the following airline(s): Pegasus Airlines.
  • Turkish Airlines.
  • ITA Airways.
What airlines fly from Ankara to Istanbul?
Airlines that have direct flight routes from Ankara to Istanbul are:
  • Pegasus Airlines.
  • Turkish Airlines.

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