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

All the information you need to plan the best EDI to IST flight in 2022: compare Edinburgh to Istanbul flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Istanbul.
EDI - IST
Price
£259 - £413
IST
Temperature
5 - 23 °C
IST
Rainfall
10 - 100 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 19% potential price rise

Cheapest in

February

Best time to find cheap flights, 22% potential price drop

Round-trip from

£205

From Edinburgh Turnhouse to Istanbul

One-way from

£64

One-way flight from Edinburgh Turnhouse to Istanbul

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
When is the cheapest time to fly from Edinburgh to Istanbul (EDI - IST)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from Edinburgh to Istanbul as you normally would.

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

February can be a great time to fly to Istanbul from Edinburgh with a flight ticket averaging about £264. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of February for as cheap as £169. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 19% by booking at least 31 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 Edinburgh to Istanbul within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at £262.

Cheap flights from Edinburgh to Istanbul in May, June 2022

The best prices found for EDI to IST flights in May, June
12 Jun - 15 Jun
£142pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
11 Jun - 15 Jun
£145pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
14 Jun - 21 Jun
£148pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse

Edinburgh Turnhouse to Istanbul 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Istanbul from Edinburgh found for this year
9 Nov - 15 Nov
£136pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
12 Jun - 15 Jun
£142pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
11 Jun - 15 Jun
£145pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse

Direct flights to Istanbul from Edinburgh

Save time with Edinburgh to Istanbul direct flight deals
9 Nov - 15 Nov
£253pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Turkish Airlines
Direct
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Turkish Airlines
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
9 Nov - 15 Nov
£256pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Turkish Airlines
Direct
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Turkish Airlines
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
5 Sep - 17 Sep
£257pp
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
4 Jun - 9 Jun
£162pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
5 Jun - 10 Jun
£170pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
5 Jun - 8 Jun
£172pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse

One-way flights to Istanbul from Edinburgh

The cheapest one-way flights from Edinburgh to Istanbul
14:15 - 15:20
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
22h 05m
EDI - SAW
Multiple Airlines
£64
Kiwi.com
02:25 - 17:40
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
13h 15m
EDI - SAW
Multiple Airlines
£73
Gotogate
17:15 - 14:35
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
18h 20m
EDI - SAW
Multiple Airlines
£81
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Edinburgh to Istanbul

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

For a flight from Edinburgh to Istanbul, you will be flying from Turnhouse. Edinburgh Turnhouse (EDI) is just 6.8 mi from the center of the city. Turnhouse is the only Edinburgh airport and it handles 1 outbound flight to Istanbul per day. 10 airlines have flights to Istanbul from Edinburgh Turnhouse on a regular basis.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from Edinburgh Turnhouse to Istanbul have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Turkish Airlines, KLM, and British Airways are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Turkish Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

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 £136, but on average you can expect to pay £157.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Edinburgh to Istanbul under £300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Edinburgh to Istanbul is less than £280.

Are there last-minute flights available from Edinburgh to Istanbul for under £200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Edinburgh to Istanbul within the next 7 days for less than £200.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Edinburgh to Istanbul round-trip?

Flying on Lufthansa is currently your cheapest option to Istanbul, with prices starting at £176. Lufthansa is 33% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Edinburgh to Istanbul?

Aegean Airlines, Air France and British Airways are the most popular airlines when flying from Edinburgh to Istanbul.

What are the cheapest flights from Edinburgh to Istanbul?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Edinburgh to Istanbul? While on average our users pay £255, our data indicates the cheapest price to be £74. The most popular route (Edinburgh Turnhouse - Istanbul), is priced around £135.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Istanbul, Turkey

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Istanbul from Edinburgh?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Edinburgh Turnhouse to Istanbul

Most visitors from Edinburgh Turnhouse need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Istanbul.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Edinburgh Turnhouse must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 48 hours for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Istanbul.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Edinburgh Turnhouse are not required to quarantine after entering Istanbul.

Documents
Form for Entry to Turkey - Mandatory to fill 72h before arrival.


Do I need a test to fly back to Edinburgh from Istanbul?

Returning to Edinburgh Turnhouse from Istanbul

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Istanbul are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Edinburgh Turnhouse.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Istanbul are not required to quarantine after entering Edinburgh Turnhouse.

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Alternative routes for Edinburgh to Istanbul

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Istanbul

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Edinburgh to Istanbul.
Today's exchange rate
£1 = ₺20.58
Flight duration from EDI to Istanbul
4h 25m
Average temperature for May in Istanbul
22.0 °C
Avg rainfall for May in Istanbul
40.0 mm

Airports servicing Edinburgh

Airports servicing Istanbul

Istanbul (IST)
Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)

Top 7 airlines flying from Edinburgh Turnhouse to Istanbul

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Edinburgh to Istanbul choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Air France
£118 £188 No cancel fee 77%
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Aegean Airlines
£119 £293 No cancel fee 87%
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KLM
£144 £273 No cancel fee 75%
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Lufthansa
£179 £292 No cancel fee 76%
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British Airways
£190 £238 No cancel fee 70%
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Turkish Airlines
£251 £303 No cancel fee 77%
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Bakhtar Afghan Airline
£252 £323 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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Hourly flight availability from Edinburgh to Istanbul

See what time of day planes typically take off from Edinburgh towards Istanbul.
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Weekly flight availability
from Edinburgh to Istanbul
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Edinburgh to Istanbul.
Sunday
2 daily flights
Monday
2 daily flights
Tuesday
0 flights
Wednesday
2 daily flights
Thursday
2 daily flights
Friday
0 flights
Saturday
2 daily flights
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