Cheap flights from Glasgow to Istanbul

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Glasgow (GLA) to Istanbul (IST)

All the information you need to plan the best GLA to IST flight in 2022: compare Glasgow to Istanbul flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Istanbul.
GLA - IST
Price
£250 - £371
IST
Temperature
5 - 23 °C
IST
Rainfall
10 - 100 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 21% potential price rise

Cheapest in

January

Best time to find cheap flights, 15% potential price drop

Round-trip from

£201

From Glasgow to Istanbul

One-way from

£102

One-way flight from Glasgow 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 Glasgow to Istanbul?

Find a great deal and save up to 39% by booking at least 61 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 Glasgow to Istanbul within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at £273.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Glasgow to Istanbul (GLA - IST)?

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

Cheap flights from Glasgow to Istanbul in May, June 2022

The best prices found for GLA to IST flights in May, June
14 Jun - 23 Jun
£174pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
GLA
Glasgow Intl
13 Jun - 20 Jun
£186pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
GLA
Glasgow Intl
14 Jun - 23 Jun
£190pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
GLA
Glasgow Intl

Glasgow to Istanbul 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Istanbul from Glasgow found for this year
16 Nov - 23 Nov
£137pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
GLA
Glasgow Intl
6 Dec - 13 Dec
£143pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
GLA
Glasgow Intl
6 Dec - 13 Dec
£154pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
GLA
Glasgow Intl

Last-minute flights from Glasgow to Istanbul

Late deals on return flights to Istanbul from Glasgow, departing today and this week
28 May - 3 Jun
£198pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
GLA
Glasgow Intl
28 May - 3 Jun
£204pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
GLA
Glasgow Intl
28 May - 3 Jun
£210pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
GLA
Glasgow Intl

One-way flights to Istanbul from Glasgow

The cheapest one-way flights from Glasgow to Istanbul
07:30 - 17:40
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
8h 10m
GLA - SAW
Multiple Airlines
£102
Combigo
06:45 - 16:25
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
7h 40m
GLA - SAW
Multiple Airlines
£110
Kiwi.com
16:20 - 01:20
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
7h 00m
GLA - SAW
Multiple Airlines
£113
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Glasgow</span> to <span class="emphasized">Istanbul</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Glasgow to Istanbul

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

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

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Glasgow to Istanbul for under £200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on KLM for just £156, but on average you can expect to pay £194.

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

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

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

According to our current data, KLM (£156), and Lufthansa (£214) offers the cheapest pricing from Glasgow to Istanbul. Users have found that KLM is 34% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

What are the cheapest flights from Glasgow to Istanbul?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Glasgow to Istanbul? While on average our users pay £225, our data indicates the cheapest price to be £167. The most popular route (Glasgow Intl - Istanbul), is priced around £137.

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

Consider British Airways, KLM or Lufthansa when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Glasgow to Istanbul.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Istanbul, Turkey

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

Information is based on travel restrictions from Glasgow to Istanbul

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Glasgow 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 Glasgow 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 Glasgow from Istanbul?

Returning to Glasgow 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 Glasgow.

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

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Alternative routes for Glasgow 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 Glasgow to Istanbul.
Today's exchange rate
£1 = ₺19.77
Average temperature for May in Istanbul
22.0 °C
Avg rainfall for May in Istanbul
40.0 mm

Airports servicing Glasgow

Glasgow Intl (GLA)
Prestwick (PIK)

Airports servicing Istanbul

Istanbul (IST)
Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)

Top 7 airlines flying from Glasgow to Istanbul

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Glasgow 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
£120 £191 No cancel fee 77%
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Aegean Airlines
£127 £299 No cancel fee 87%
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Lufthansa
£139 £258 No cancel fee 76%
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KLM
£140 £288 No cancel fee 75%
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British Airways
£193 £249 No cancel fee 70%
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Turkish Airlines
£209 £306 No cancel fee 77%
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Bakhtar Afghan Airline
£256 £328 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 Glasgow to Istanbul

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