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Edinburgh (EDI) to Istanbul (IST)

All the information you need to plan the best EDI to IST flight in 2021: compare Edinburgh to Istanbul flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Istanbul.
EDI - TR5
Price
£189 - £302
TR5
Temperature
5 - 23 °C
TR5
Precipitation
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

R189

From Edinburgh Turnhouse to Istanbul

One-way from

£49

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Edinburgh to Istanbul at least 31 days early can save you up to 19% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 31 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Edinburgh to Istanbul for as little as £242 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as £285 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

February is one of the best times of the year to fly to Istanbul from Edinburgh. Prices for February average £244 per person but you can even find prices for as low as £156. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a February flight can save you 24% on your journey compared to booking in February

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

When flying from Edinburgh to Istanbul, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap flights from Edinburgh to Istanbul in September, October 2021

The best prices found for EDI to IST flights in September, October
24 Sep - 15 Oct
£100pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
24 Sep - 15 Oct
£103pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
24 Sep - 15 Oct
£105pp
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 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Istanbul from Edinburgh found for this year
18 Nov - 21 Nov
£98pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
24 Sep - 15 Oct
£100pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
24 Sep - 15 Oct
£103pp
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
28 Oct - 11 Nov
£247pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Turkish Airlines
Direct
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Turkish Airlines
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
4 Oct - 11 Oct
£250pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Turkish Airlines
Direct
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Turkish Airlines
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
4 Oct - 11 Oct
£251pp
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
1 Oct - 8 Oct
£109pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
30 Sep - 2 Oct
£114pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
30 Sep - 2 Oct
£121pp
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
14:45 - 15:15
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
21h 30m
EDI - SAW
Multiple Airlines
£49
Kiwi.com
04:55 - 14:10
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
7h 15m
EDI - SAW
Multiple Airlines
£53
Trip.com
11:00 - 10:20
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
21h 20m
EDI - SAW
Multiple Airlines
£56
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 centre of the city. Turnhouse is the only Edinburgh airport and it handles 0 outbound flights to Istanbul per day. 11 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.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Edinburgh Turnhouse to Istanbul to control the spread of COVID-19?

Etihad Airways is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travellers flying from Edinburgh Turnhouse to Istanbul are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, socially-distanced seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

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 £100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Edinburgh to Istanbul for under £100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just £98, but on average you can expect to pay £118.

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 £269.

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 return?

Flying on KLM is currently your cheapest option to Istanbul, with prices starting at £132. KLM is 45% 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 £450, our data indicates the cheapest price to be £89. The most popular route (Edinburgh Turnhouse - Istanbul), is priced around £100.

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) test taken 72 hours 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 must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to 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 = ₺11.81
Average temperature for September in Istanbul
25.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in Istanbul
44.0 mm

Airports servicing Edinburgh

Airports servicing Istanbul

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
£100 £162 No cancel fee 77%
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KLM
£132 £275 No cancel fee 75%
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British Airways
£144 £214 No cancel fee 70%
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Aegean Airlines
£146 £294 No cancel fee 87%
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Lufthansa
£156 £238 No cancel fee 76%
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Turkish Airlines
£207 £325 No cancel fee 77%
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Bakhtar Afghan Airline
£232 £298 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.
Morning 6 AM to midday 100% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 0% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 0% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of flight departures
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6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Edinburgh to Istanbul
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Edinburgh to Istanbul.
Sunday
0 flights
Monday
2 daily flights
Tuesday
0 flights
Wednesday
0 flights
Thursday
0 flights
Friday
0 flights
Saturday
2 daily flights
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