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The best prices from Birmingham to Istanbul are usually found in March or November, booked 29 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Sunday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Birmingham (BHX) to Istanbul (IST)

BHX - TR5
Price
£170 - £279
TR5
Temperature
9 - 29 °C
TR5
Rainfall
25 - 102 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 20% potential price rise

Cheapest in

March

Best time to find cheap flights, 24% potential price drop

Round-trip from

£170

From Birmingham to Istanbul

One-way from

£94

One-way flight from Birmingham to Istanbul

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from Birmingham to Istanbul?

Flying to your destination on a Thursday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to Istanbul. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Birmingham to Istanbul?

Find a great deal and save up to 24% by booking at least 59 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Birmingham to Istanbul within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at £184.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Birmingham to Istanbul?

Flights from Birmingham to Istanbul lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Birmingham to Istanbul in March, with the cheapest ticket starting at £107.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Birmingham to Istanbul (BHX - TR5)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Birmingham to Istanbul at midday. Doing so could potentially save you 37% on the flight price compared to flying in the morning, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Birmingham to Istanbul in April, May 2021

30 Apr - 3 May
£129pp
BHX
Birmingham
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
BHX
Birmingham
30 Apr - 3 May
£131pp
BHX
Birmingham
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
BHX
Birmingham
18 May - 24 May
£136pp
BHX
Birmingham
KLM
 
1 STOP
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
KLM
 
1 STOP
BHX
Birmingham

Birmingham to Istanbul 2021 flight deals

30 Apr - 3 May
£129pp
BHX
Birmingham
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
BHX
Birmingham
30 Apr - 3 May
£131pp
BHX
Birmingham
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
BHX
Birmingham
28 Nov - 8 Dec
£131pp
BHX
Birmingham
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
BHX
Birmingham

Direct flights to Istanbul from Birmingham

10 Jun - 16 Jun
£194pp
BHX
Birmingham
Turkish Airlines
Direct
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Turkish Airlines
Direct
BHX
Birmingham
6 Sep - 14 Sep
£197pp
BHX
Birmingham
Turkish Airlines
Direct
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Turkish Airlines
Direct
BHX
Birmingham
18 May - 24 May
£198pp
BHX
Birmingham
Turkish Airlines
Direct
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Turkish Airlines
Direct
BHX
Birmingham

Last-minute flights from Birmingham to Istanbul

16 Apr - 18 Apr
£158pp
BHX
Birmingham
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BHX
Birmingham
16 Apr - 18 Apr
£168pp
BHX
Birmingham
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BHX
Birmingham
16 Apr - 18 Apr
£178pp
BHX
Birmingham
KLM
 
1 STOP
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
KLM
 
1 STOP
BHX
Birmingham

One-way flights to Istanbul from Birmingham

13:40 - 23:15
Air France
1 stop
7h 35m
BHX - IST
Air France
07:00 - 12:05
KLM
1 stop
27h 05m
BHX - IST
KLM
£168
KLM
09:45 - 12:30
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
24h 45m
BHX - SAW
Multiple Airlines
£171
Combigo

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Flight FAQs

From Birmingham to Istanbul

Are flight prices decreasing from Birmingham to Istanbul due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both Birmingham and Istanbul for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

Which airlines flying from Birmingham to Istanbul have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Birmingham to Istanbul that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Turkish Airlines, Lufthansa, and KLM. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Birmingham to Istanbul for under £145 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Birmingham to Istanbul for under £145. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just £128, but on average you can expect to pay £144.

Are there direct flights from Birmingham to Istanbul for under £218 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Birmingham to Istanbul under £218. A good price for a direct flight from Birmingham to Istanbul is less than £234.

Are there last-minute flights available from Birmingham to Istanbul for under £218?

There are currently 10+ open flights from Birmingham to Istanbul within the next 7 days for less than £218.

What days are direct flights available from Birmingham to Istanbul?

Direct flights are available for this route on the following days: Friday.

Is Birmingham weather warmer or cooler than Istanbul?

With an average temperature of 29 °C, peak weather can be found in July. As a traveller, expect to see changes in flight prices during that period. The temperatures in Istanbul are hotter than in Birmingham.

How long does is the flight from Birmingham to Istanbul?

Airlines like Turkish Airlines, Lufthansa, and KLM fly from Birmingham to Istanbul in about 3h 55m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 4h 10m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Birmingham to Istanbul return?

Our cheapest airline available from Birmingham to Istanbul is KLM. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as £134 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Air France and Lufthansa, starting at £151 and £170 round-trip. KLM is priced at 40% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Birmingham to Istanbul one-way?

For one-way options, check prices for Air France. According to our data, you can fly for as low as £91. Users have also found prices from £112 and £133 on Air France and KLM, respectively.

Alternative routes for Birmingham to Istanbul

Destination information for Istanbul

Today's exchange rate
£1 = ₺11.24
Flight duration
4h 06m
Average temperature for April in Istanbul
17.0 °C
Avg rainfall for April in Istanbul
42.0 mm

Airports servicing Birmingham

Airports servicing Istanbul

Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)

Top 7 airlines flying from Birmingham to Istanbul

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Air Malta
£199 £208 No cancel fee 86%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Air Malta. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Air France
£158 £279 No cancel fee 77%
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Lufthansa
£180 £286 No cancel fee 76%
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KLM
£181 £358 No cancel fee 75%
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Pegasus Airlines
£235 £395 No cancel fee 82%
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Bakhtar Afghan Airline
£320 £411 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Bakhtar Afghan Airline. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Turkish Airlines
£264 £420 No cancel fee 77%
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Hourly flight availability from Birmingham to Istanbul

Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 75% of flight departures
Morning 6 AM to midday 25% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 0% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of flight departures
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