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Cheap flights from Cardiff to Istanbul from £251

This is the cheapest return flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 10/3. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
CWL — IST
25 Feb — 3 Mar1
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How to find the cheapest flight from Cardiff (CWL) to Istanbul

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Cardiff (CWL) to Istanbul (TR5). Learn about various techniques such as flexible date searches, comparing prices across and setting up price alerts. Use these methods to find the cheapest flights available for your travel needs. Data last updated 21 February 2024.

Popular in

December

Cheapest in

January

Average price

£383

Round-trip from

£95
High demand for flights, 46% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 23% potential price drop
Average for round-trip flights in February 2024
From Cardiff Wales to Istanbul

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Cardiff to Istanbul?

Travelers have found that booking a Thursday departure is the best way to save up to 52% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 28 days in advance, which can save you up to 76% on flights from Cardiff to Istanbul compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 28 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at £319. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from £579.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of January. Prices to Istanbul from Cardiff average £415. You can even find prices in January for less than £415, as users have found deals to Istanbul from as low as £228. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Istanbul from Cardiff. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 84%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Cardiff to Istanbul (CWL - IST)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Cardiff to Istanbul at midday. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 5% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the morning.

Cheap KLM flights from Cardiff to Istanbul

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by KLM for the route between Cardiff and Istanbul. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 927,319 searches. Data last updated 21 February 2024.
Sun 10/317:25CWL - IST
1 stop20h 30mKLM
Tue 9/417:00IST - CWL
1 stop18h 15mKLM
Deal found 19/2£251
Wed 13/310:20CWL - IST
1 stop27h 35mKLM
Sun 17/317:55IST - CWL
1 stop18h 50mKLM
Deal found 18/2£348
Wed 13/317:25CWL - IST
1 stop20h 30mKLM
Sun 17/317:55IST - CWL
1 stop18h 50mKLM
Deal found 19/2£363
Sat 16/306:00CWL - SAW
1 stop12h 25mKLM
Wed 20/319:15SAW - CWL
1 stop24h 40mKLM
Deal found 19/2£418
Sun 10/310:15CWL - SAW
1 stop8h 10mKLM
Tue 9/412:40SAW - CWL
1 stop22h 35mKLM
Deal found 19/2£443
Wed 13/306:00CWL - SAW
1 stop12h 25mKLM
Sun 17/312:40SAW - CWL
1 stop24h 05mKLM
Deal found 19/2£446
Fri 19/417:15CWL - SAW
1 stop21h 55mKLM
Mon 22/408:50SAW - CWL
1 stop9h 55mKLM
Deal found 19/2£447
Wed 13/306:00CWL - IST
1 stop7h 55mKLM
Sun 17/307:25IST - CWL
2 stops29h 20mKLM
Deal found 18/2£1,439
Wed 13/306:00CWL - IST
1 stop7h 55mKLM
Sun 17/307:25IST - CWL
2 stops36h 30mKLM
Deal found 19/2£1,440

Cheap Cardiff to Istanbul flights in February & March 2024

Find cheap flight options from Cardiff to Istanbul specifically for the months of February and March 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 927,319 searches. Prices were last updated on 21 February 2024.
Sun 10/317:25CWL - IST
1 stop20h 30mKLM
Tue 9/417:00IST - CWL
1 stop18h 15mKLM
Deal found 19/2£251
Wed 13/310:20CWL - IST
1 stop27h 35mKLM
Sun 17/317:55IST - CWL
1 stop18h 50mKLM
Deal found 20/2£348
Wed 13/317:25CWL - IST
1 stop20h 30mKLM
Sun 17/317:55IST - CWL
1 stop18h 50mKLM
Deal found 19/2£363
Sun 10/310:15CWL - IST
2 stops27h 55mMultiple Airlines
Tue 9/417:00IST - CWL
1 stop18h 15mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 19/2£371
Sun 10/320:35CWL - IST
2 stops21h 45mMultiple Airlines
Tue 9/421:55IST - CWL
2 stops18h 00mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 19/2£410
Sat 16/306:00CWL - SAW
1 stop12h 25mKLM
Wed 20/319:15SAW - CWL
1 stop24h 40mKLM
Deal found 19/2£418
Sun 10/310:15CWL - SAW
1 stop8h 10mKLM
Tue 9/412:40SAW - CWL
1 stop22h 35mKLM
Deal found 19/2£443
Wed 13/306:00CWL - SAW
1 stop12h 25mKLM
Sun 17/312:40SAW - CWL
1 stop24h 05mKLM
Deal found 19/2£446
Wed 13/306:00CWL - SAW
1 stop8h 25mKLM
Sun 17/312:40SAW - CWL
1 stop24h 05mKLM
Deal found 20/2£446

Cardiff to Istanbul 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between Cardiff and Istanbul in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 927,319 searches. Data last updated 21 February 2024.
Sun 10/317:25CWL - IST
1 stop20h 30mKLM
Tue 9/417:00IST - CWL
1 stop18h 15mKLM
Deal found 19/2£251
Wed 13/310:20CWL - IST
1 stop27h 35mKLM
Sun 17/317:55IST - CWL
1 stop18h 50mKLM
Deal found 20/2£348
Wed 13/317:25CWL - IST
1 stop20h 30mKLM
Sun 17/317:55IST - CWL
1 stop18h 50mKLM
Deal found 19/2£363
Sun 10/310:15CWL - IST
2 stops27h 55mMultiple Airlines
Tue 9/417:00IST - CWL
1 stop18h 15mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 19/2£371
Sun 10/320:35CWL - IST
2 stops21h 45mMultiple Airlines
Tue 9/421:55IST - CWL
2 stops18h 00mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 19/2£410
Sat 16/306:00CWL - SAW
1 stop12h 25mKLM
Wed 20/319:15SAW - CWL
1 stop24h 40mKLM
Deal found 19/2£418
Sun 10/310:15CWL - SAW
1 stop8h 10mKLM
Tue 9/412:40SAW - CWL
1 stop22h 35mKLM
Deal found 19/2£443
Wed 13/306:00CWL - SAW
1 stop12h 25mKLM
Sun 17/312:40SAW - CWL
1 stop24h 05mKLM
Deal found 19/2£446
Wed 13/306:00CWL - SAW
1 stop8h 25mKLM
Sun 17/312:40SAW - CWL
1 stop24h 05mKLM
Deal found 20/2£446

Find flights from Cardiff to Istanbul within your budget

Customise your flight search to find flights from Cardiff to Istanbul that fit within your specific budget. Explore options based on user searches and filter the results based on your desired price range. Find flights that match your budget for a cost-effective journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 927,319 searches. Data last updated 21 February 2024.

Fly from

Any airport

Fly to

Any airport

Budget

£251 - £594

Route

Depart

Return

Price

Cardiff WalesIstanbul

CWL - IST

CWLIST

Cardiff Wales

Sun 10/3

1 stop20h 30m

Istanbul

Tue 9/4

1 stop18h 15m

£251

Cardiff WalesIstanbul

CWL - IST

CWLIST

Cardiff Wales

Wed 13/3

1 stop27h 35m

Istanbul

Sun 17/3

1 stop18h 50m

£348

Cardiff WalesIstanbul

CWL - IST

CWLIST

Cardiff Wales

Wed 13/3

1 stop20h 30m

Istanbul

Sun 17/3

1 stop18h 50m

£363

Cardiff WalesIstanbul

CWL - IST

CWLIST

Cardiff Wales

Sun 10/3

2 stops27h 55m

Istanbul

Tue 9/4

1 stop18h 15m

£371

Cardiff WalesIstanbul

CWL - IST

CWLIST

Cardiff Wales

Sun 10/3

2 stops21h 45m

Istanbul

Tue 9/4

2 stops18h 00m

£410

Cardiff WalesIstanbul Sabiha Gokcen

CWL - SAW

CWLSAW

Cardiff Wales

Sat 16/3

1 stop12h 25m

Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen

Wed 20/3

1 stop24h 40m

£418

Cardiff WalesIstanbul

CWL - IST

CWLIST

Cardiff Wales

Fri 19/4

2 stops21h 15m

Istanbul

Mon 22/4

1 stop25h 45m

£434

Cardiff WalesIstanbul Sabiha Gokcen

CWL - SAW

CWLSAW

Cardiff Wales

Sun 10/3

1 stop8h 10m

Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen

Tue 9/4

1 stop22h 35m

£443

Cardiff WalesIstanbul

CWL - IST

CWLIST

Cardiff Wales

Fri 19/4

2 stops21h 15m

Istanbul

Mon 22/4

2 stops36h 00m

£594

Flights are sorted by cheapest first

Deals found on 19/2

When is the best time to book a flight from Cardiff to Istanbul?

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a return flight from Cardiff to Istanbul. Price data was last updated on 28 January 2024.
To ensure you get the cheapest price possible for a flight from Cardiff to Istanbul, you should look to book at least 90 days in advance of your intended travel date. The price of your flight may increase if you delay and leave booking until a week or so before departure.
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When is the cheapest time to fly from Cardiff to Istanbul?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly return from Cardiff to Istanbul. Price data was last updated on 18 February 2024.
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Midday
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Travellers seeking maximum savings on their Cardiff to Istanbul flight should consider departing on Sunday afternoons when fares are most often at their lowest. Tuesday mornings flights should be avoided if possible as fares are typically the most expensive at this time.
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Average price of flights to Istanbul by month

Plan your trip from Cardiff to Istanbul by taking into account the cheapest months to travel. The average price of a one-way flight from Cardiff to Istanbul is currently £0 while a return flight costs £404. Price data was last updated on 18 February 2024.

Currently, January is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Cardiff to Istanbul (average of £151). Flying from Cardiff to Istanbul in August is currently the most expensive (average of £442). There are several factors that can impact the price of a flight, so comparing airlines, departure airports and flight times can provide users with more options.

January

£120

February

£139

March

£149

April

£155

May

£163

June

£187

July

£242

August

£351

September

£193

October

£188

November

£140

December

£130

Reviews of airlines servicing Istanbul

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Istanbul. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to Istanbul. Reviews last updated 21 February 2024.
7.6
Good
286 reviews

Boarding

7.6

Crew

8.3

Entertainment

7.2

Food

7.0

Comfort

7.5

Overall

7.6

Reviews

1 / 10

Overall, it was a pleasant experience. The flight was very comfortable.

7.6
Good
286 reviews
7.6
Good
286 reviews

Boarding

7.6

Crew

8.3

Entertainment

7.2

Food

7.0

Comfort

7.5

Overall

7.6

Reviews

1 / 10

Overall, it was a pleasant experience. The flight was very comfortable.

7.5
Good
209 reviews
7.6
Good
286 reviews

Boarding

7.6

Crew

8.3

Entertainment

7.2

Food

7.0

Comfort

7.5

Overall

7.6

Reviews

1 / 10

Overall, it was a pleasant experience. The flight was very comfortable.

Temperature and rainfall in Istanbul by month

Plan your trip to Istanbul by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

IST

Temperature

5 - 23 °C

Related info for your journey

Find useful and relevant information for your journey from Cardiff to Istanbul. Access travel guides, tips, and recommendations to enhance your travel experience. Get information about local attractions, weather, transportation options, and more.

What airport do you fly from for flights from Cardiff to Istanbul?

If you book a flight to Istanbul from Cardiff, you will be flying from Cardiff Wales, which is the city’s only airport. Cardiff Wales (CWL) is located 9.1 mi from the center of Cardiff. There are 0 flights from Cardiff Wales to Istanbul per day from 1 airline.

Can I find flights from Cardiff to Istanbul for under £300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Cardiff to Istanbul for under £300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on KLM for just £251, but on average you can expect to pay £734.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Cardiff to Istanbul round-trip?

KLM, at £251, was found to be the cheapest airline from Cardiff to Istanbul. An alternate airline flying to your destination would be Air France. KLM is priced at 39% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

What does CWL to IST mean?

Cardiff Wales Airport is CWL and Istanbul Airport is IST. These codes are created by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and airlines use them to identify the departing and arrival airports in the flight routes they service. While you’re still figuring out your travel plans, it’s not a bad idea to learn the names and codes of other airports around these areas: Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW), Bursa Yenişehir Airport (YEI), İzmit Cengiz Topel Airport (KCO), Tekirdag Corlu Airport (TEQ).

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Alternative routes for Cardiff to Istanbul
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Top airline flying from Cardiff to Istanbul

Discover the top airline that operate flights from Cardiff to Istanbul. Compare their services, reliability, and customer satisfaction ratings to choose the airline that best suits your travel preferences and needs. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 927,319 searches. Data last updated 21 February 2024.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-time
KLMCheapest£201Average£370FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%
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