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The best prices from Glasgow to Istanbul are usually found in January or March, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Thursday and return on a Monday

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 2021: compare Glasgow to Istanbul flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Istanbul.
GG1 - TR5
Price
£184 - £279
TR5
Temperature
9 - 29 °C
TR5
Precipitation
25 - 102 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 23% potential price rise

Cheapest in

January

Best time to find cheap flights, 14% potential price drop

Average price

£254

Average for round-trip flights in July 2021

Round-trip from

£184

From Glasgow to Istanbul

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from Glasgow to Istanbul?

Travellers have found that booking a Monday departure is the best way to save up to 13% 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 Glasgow to Istanbul?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 59 days in advance, which can save you up to 24% on flights from Glasgow to Istanbul compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 59 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 £184. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from £207.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of March. Prices to Istanbul from Glasgow average £179. You can even find prices in March for less than £179, as users have found deals to Istanbul from as low as £107. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Istanbul from Glasgow. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 33%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Glasgow to Istanbul (GG1 - TR5)?

It’s optimal to fly from Glasgow to Istanbul in the evening. By choosing this option you can save up to 10% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Glasgow to Istanbul in July, August 2021

The best prices found for GLA to IST flights in July, August
17 Aug - 23 Aug
£244pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
GLA
Glasgow Intl
9 Aug - 13 Aug
£252pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
GLA
Glasgow Intl
9 Aug - 13 Aug
£260pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
GLA
Glasgow Intl

Glasgow to Istanbul 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Istanbul from Glasgow found for this year
21 Sep - 28 Sep
£160pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
GLA
Glasgow Intl
2 Sep - 9 Sep
£161pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
KLM
 
1 STOP
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
KLM
 
1 STOP
GLA
Glasgow Intl
2 Sep - 9 Sep
£162pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
KLM
 
1 STOP
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
KLM
 
1 STOP
GLA
Glasgow Intl

One-way flights to Istanbul from Glasgow

The cheapest one-way flights from Glasgow to Istanbul
12:55 - 12:05
KLM
1 stop
21h 10m
GLA - IST
KLM
£200
Tripmonster
18:10 - 17:40
Bus
3 stops
21h 30m
GLA - SAW
Bus
£341
Combigo

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Flight FAQs

From Glasgow to Istanbul

Are flight prices decreasing from Glasgow 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 Glasgow 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.

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 £218 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Glasgow to Istanbul for under £218. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just £160, but on average you can expect to pay £206.

Are there direct flights from Glasgow to Istanbul for under £145 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from Glasgow to Istanbul, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Is Glasgow weather warmer or cooler than Istanbul?

Temperatures around the 29 °Cs can be experienced in July. The weather in Istanbul is hotter than in Glasgow. Plan for potential changes in flight availability as peak weather approaches in this location.

How long does is the flight from Glasgow to Istanbul?

There are many flights that can get you from Glasgow to Istanbul in 7h 40m. Fly via British Airways or Aeroflot to get the fastest option. Both multi-stop and direct flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Glasgow to Istanbul return?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Glasgow to Istanbul from £161 return. Another airline that can offer you cheap pricing is British Airways. KLM is 25% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Bus, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as £152. Check flights for KLM, as they currently have the next best price.

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 = ₺11.81
Average temperature for July in Istanbul
29.0 °C
Avg rainfall for July in Istanbul
31.0 mm

Airports servicing Glasgow

Glasgow Intl (GLA)
Prestwick (PIK)

Airports servicing Istanbul

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
£137 £221 No cancel fee 77%
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Lufthansa
£198 £307 No cancel fee 76%
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British Airways
£197 £316 No cancel fee 70%
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KLM
£180 £386 No cancel fee 75%
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Aegean Airlines
£200 £402 No cancel fee 87%
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Bakhtar Afghan Airline
£318 £408 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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Turkish Airlines
£283 £486 No cancel fee 77%
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