Cheap flights from Edinburgh to Istanbul

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Edinburgh (EDI) to Istanbul (IST)

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Edinburgh to Istanbul?

Users have found that flying from Edinburgh to Istanbul on a Thursday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

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

To save up to 23% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 57 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Edinburgh to Istanbul from £174 1-2 weeks out and tickets from £193 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Edinburgh to Istanbul (EDI - TR5)?

Unlike in the afternoon, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 30% on flights from Edinburgh to Istanbul by exploring options for tickets in the midday.

Cheap flights from Edinburgh to Istanbul in July, August 2020

The best prices found for EDI to IST flights in July, August
6 Aug - 24 Aug
£173pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
6 Aug - 9 Aug
£174pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
6 Aug - 24 Aug
£178pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse

Edinburgh to Istanbul 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Istanbul from Edinburgh found for this year
6 Aug - 24 Aug
£173pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
6 Aug - 9 Aug
£174pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
6 Aug - 24 Aug
£178pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse

Direct flights to Istanbul from Edinburgh

Save time with Edinburgh to Istanbul direct flight deals
9 Nov - 14 Nov
£221pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Turkish Airlines
Direct
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Turkish Airlines
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
1 Sep - 1 Oct
£225pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Turkish Airlines
Direct
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Turkish Airlines
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
3 Aug - 7 Aug
£226pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Turkish Airlines
Direct
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Turkish Airlines
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse

Last-minute flights from Edinburgh to Istanbul

Late deals on return flights to Istanbul from Edinburgh, departing today and this week
29 Jul - 4 Aug
£236pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
24 Jul - 14 Aug
£267pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Turkish Airlines
Direct
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Turkish Airlines
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
24 Jul - 14 Aug
£273pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Turkish Airlines
Direct
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Turkish Airlines
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse

One-way flights to Istanbul from Edinburgh

The cheapest one-way flights from Edinburgh to Istanbul
06:45 - 13:05
Turkish Airlines
Direct
4h 20m
EDI - IST
Turkish Airlines
13:30 - 12:35
British Airways
1 stop
21h 05m
EDI - IST
British Airways
£258
DreamWorldTravel
13:30 - 07:40
Aeroflot
2 stops
16h 10m
EDI - IST
Aeroflot
£488
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Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Edinburgh to Istanbul flights.

Flight FAQs

From Edinburgh to Istanbul

Are flight prices decreasing from Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh 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.

Can I find flights from Edinburgh to Istanbul for under £200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Edinburgh to Istanbul for under £200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just £173, but on average you can expect to pay £207.

Are there direct flights from Edinburgh to Istanbul for under £300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Edinburgh to Istanbul under £300. A good price for a direct flight from Edinburgh to Istanbul is less than £237.

Are there last-minute flights available from Edinburgh to Istanbul for under £300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Edinburgh to Istanbul within the next 7 days for less than £300.

Is Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh.

How long does is the flight from Edinburgh to Istanbul?

Departing from Edinburgh to Istanbul will take you 4h 20m. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

Our cheapest airline available from Edinburgh to Istanbul is Lufthansa. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as £159 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Turkish Airlines and British Airways starting at £170 and £172 round-trip.

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

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Edinburgh to Istanbul are British Airways (£139), KLM (£157), and Turkish Airlines (£176).

Alternative routes for Edinburgh to Istanbul

Destination information for Istanbul

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Edinburgh to Istanbul
Today's exchange rate
£1 = ₺9.09
Flight duration
4h 28m
Average temperature for July in Istanbul
29.0 °C
Avg rainfall for July in Istanbul
31.0 mm

Airports servicing Edinburgh

Airports servicing Istanbul

Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)

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