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What to See in Istanbul?

Istanbul offers a ticket into a beautiful era of history that featured majestic royal palaces, hamam baths and grand Turkish art. Explore rare byzantine architecture of Aya Sofya Museum which was formerly a mosque. Tourists can see tombs of Ottoman sultans and watch some of the finest carpets in the city. Whether you want to take a romantic night cruise across the Bosphorus Strait or enjoy an ancient bath in the Old City, the choice is yours. Going to Istanbul and not visiting the Grand Bazaar would certainly be a sin. The bazaar offers some of the most authentic souvenirs and handicrafts that you can find in Istanbul, don't forget to enjoy the delicious local cuisine in the bazaar.

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When to Fly to IST?

Summer (June-August) is the best time to visit Istanbul for sure. It’s the time when the kids have their holidays and families visit Istanbul in plenty. The temperature ranges between 60-80 degrees Fahrenheit and the weather is just perfect for sightseeing. However be ready for sky high hotel prices and airfares during this season. If you are looking for an economical vacation, then travel from September to November. The crowds are less, the rates are less and the weather is moderate.

Istanbul Airports

Ataturk Airport and Sabiha Gokcen Airport are the two main airports that serve the city of Istanbul. Ataturk Airport is the bigger of the two, offering more amenities and ground transportation choices when compared to the Sabiha Gokcen Airport. Some of the ways of traveling to/from the Ataturk Airport are private taxis, bus service and car rentals. Since there are two airports that serve the city, it's always a good practice to compare the fares offered at both these airports to get the cheapest flights to Istanbul.

Facts About Flying to Istanbul

In the last 7 days, Turkish Airlines, Atlasjet Airlines, KLM Airlines were the top airlines travelers picked for flying to Istanbul.
In the Last 12 Months:
  • 53% of travelers to Istanbul were over 35.
  • January had the highest number of Istanbul flight bookings.
  • June had the lowest number of Istanbul flight bookings.
  • 9% of travelers booked Business or First Class flights to Istanbul in the last 30 days.
  • 48% of travelers to Istanbul were female.
  • 8% of travelers to Istanbul spent less than 3 days there.
  • 9% of visitors to Istanbul traveled with children under 11.
  • 2% of travelers booking flights to Istanbul also rent cars with CheapOair.
  • 2% of travelers booking flights to Istanbul also booked hotels with CheapOair.
  • 60% of people booked their flights to Istanbul 4 weeks in advance.

Istanbul Traveler's Reviews  

5Istanbul my city plus Beirut too

I love this city. Was my four times visit this place. Is totally charm with all the nice places to visit. This time I enjoy a Hamat. A real Turkish bath. Unique. But I need add I visited Beirut Lebanon too. This place is another thing. Is safe. Is nice. But one time. Enjoy visit Byblos . Good food. - Jose  Feb 11, 2019

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Flights to Nearby Cities

Airlines Serving Istanbul

Istanbul Flight Routes

  • Flights from Istanbul to Beirut - IST to BEY
  • Flights from New York City to Istanbul - NYC to IST
  • Flights from Istanbul to New York City - IST to NYC
  • Flights from Beirut to Istanbul - BEY to IST
  • Flights from Istanbul to Toronto - IST to YTO
  • Flights from Los Angeles to Istanbul - LAX to IST
  • Flights from Istanbul to Athens - IST to ATH
  • Flights from Washington DC to Istanbul - WAS to IST
  • Flights from Istanbul to Los Angeles - IST to LAX
  • Flights from Chicago to Istanbul - CHI to IST
  • Flights from Istanbul to Cairo - IST to CAI
  • Flights from London to Istanbul - LON to IST
  • Flights from Istanbul to Paris - IST to PAR
  • Flights from San Francisco to Istanbul - SFO to IST
  • Flights from Istanbul to Antalya - IST to AYT
  • Flights from Cairo to Istanbul - CAI to IST