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The best prices from Manchester to Istanbul are usually found in January or March, booked 43 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Wednesday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Manchester (MAN) to Istanbul (IST)

All the information you need to plan the best MAN to IST flight in 2021: compare Manchester to Istanbul flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Istanbul.
MAN - TR5
Price
£168 - £252
TR5
Temperature
9 - 29 °C
TR5
Rainfall
25 - 102 mm

Popular in

July

High demand for flights, 18% potential price rise

Cheapest in

January

Best time to find cheap flights, 19% potential price drop

Round-trip from

£168

From Manchester to Istanbul

One-way from

£72

One-way flight from Manchester 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 Manchester to Istanbul?

Travellers have found that booking a Sunday departure is the best way to save up to 7% 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 Manchester to Istanbul?

To save up to 24% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 59 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Manchester to Istanbul from £180 1-2 weeks out and tickets from £202 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

March can be a great time to fly to Istanbul from Manchester with a flight ticket averaging about £175. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of March for as cheap as £105. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Manchester to Istanbul (MAN - TR5)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Manchester to Istanbul is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the afternoon tend to be the most expensive. A flight at midday could potentially save you up to 19% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Manchester to Istanbul in May, June 2021

The best prices found for MAN to IST flights in May, June
5 Jun - 8 Jun
£99pp
MAN
Manchester
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester
5 Jun - 8 Jun
£105pp
MAN
Manchester
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester
5 Jun - 10 Jun
£116pp
MAN
Manchester
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester

Manchester to Istanbul 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Istanbul from Manchester found for this year
5 Jun - 8 Jun
£99pp
MAN
Manchester
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester
5 Jun - 8 Jun
£105pp
MAN
Manchester
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester
5 Jun - 10 Jun
£116pp
MAN
Manchester
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester

Direct flights to Istanbul from Manchester

Save time with Manchester to Istanbul direct flight deals
9 Jun - 16 Jun
£146pp
MAN
Manchester
Pegasus Airlines
Direct
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Pegasus Airlines
Direct
MAN
Manchester
10 Jun - 16 Jun
£147pp
MAN
Manchester
Pegasus Airlines
Direct
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Pegasus Airlines
Direct
MAN
Manchester
11 Jun - 25 Jun
£157pp
MAN
Manchester
Pegasus Airlines
Direct
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Pegasus Airlines
Direct
MAN
Manchester

Last-minute flights from Manchester to Istanbul

Late deals on return flights to Istanbul from Manchester, departing today and this week
24 May - 31 May
£144pp
MAN
Manchester
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester
24 May - 31 May
£177pp
MAN
Manchester
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester
23 May - 30 May
£179pp
MAN
Manchester
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester

One-way flights to Istanbul from Manchester

The cheapest one-way flights from Manchester to Istanbul
08:40 - 14:40
Pegasus Airlines
Direct
4h 00m
MAN - SAW
Pegasus Airlines
£72
Kiwi.com
08:40 - 14:40
Pegasus Airlines
Direct
4h 00m
MAN - SAW
Pegasus Airlines
£73
Kiwi.com
08:40 - 14:40
Pegasus Airlines
Direct
4h 00m
MAN - SAW
Pegasus Airlines
£84
Kiwi.com

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Flight FAQs

From Manchester to Istanbul

Are flight prices decreasing from Manchester 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 Manchester 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.

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

New policies can now be found on Etihad Airways to help keep travellers safe while flying. New policies for travellers booking flights from Manchester to Istanbul include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitisation, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially-distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from Manchester to Istanbul have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Turkish Airlines, Pegasus Airlines, and Lufthansa 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 airport do you fly from for flights from Manchester to Istanbul?

Manchester (MAN), located 8.9 mi from the city centre, is the airport you fly out of when you book flights from Manchester to Istanbul. 14 airlines have flights from Manchester to Istanbul on a regular basis. Booking flights from Manchester to Istanbul should not be difficult; the airport handles an average of 0 outbound flights to Istanbul per day.

Can I find flights from Manchester to Istanbul for under £142 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Manchester to Istanbul for under £142. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just £99, but on average you can expect to pay £123.

Are there direct flights from Manchester to Istanbul for under £213 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Manchester to Istanbul under £213. A good price for a direct flight from Manchester to Istanbul is less than £173.

Are there last-minute flights available from Manchester to Istanbul for under £213?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Manchester to Istanbul within the next 7 days for less than £213.

Is Manchester weather warmer or cooler than Istanbul?

Expect the weather to be around 29 °C on average in July. As the temperature peaks, try to get your plans done early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. The climate in Istanbul is generally hotter than in Manchester.

How long does is the flight from Manchester to Istanbul?

For as low as £147, Pegasus Airlines can have you in Istanbul from Manchester in 4h. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Manchester to Istanbul return?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Manchester to Istanbul from £132 return. Lufthansa is 36% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as £72 on Pegasus Airlines.

Alternative routes for Manchester 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 Manchester to Istanbul.
Today's exchange rate
£1 = ₺11.90
Flight duration
4h 08m
Average temperature for May in Istanbul
22.0 °C
Avg rainfall for May in Istanbul
40.0 mm

Airports servicing Manchester

Airports servicing Istanbul

Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)

Top 10 airlines flying from Manchester to Istanbul

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Manchester 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
Aegean Airlines
£115 £295 No cancel fee 87%
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Lufthansa
£175 £298 No cancel fee 76%
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Atlasglobal
£159 £305 No cancel fee 85%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Atlasglobal. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Air France
£171 £305 No cancel fee 77%
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British Airways
£145 £311 No cancel fee 70%
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Pegasus Airlines
£168 £360 No cancel fee 82%
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KLM
£171 £362 No cancel fee 75%
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Turkish Airlines
£253 £401 No cancel fee 77%
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Bakhtar Afghan Airline
£318 £416 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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Ukraine International Airlines
£269 £706 No cancel fee 81%
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Hourly flight availability from Manchester to Istanbul

See what time of day planes typically take off from Manchester towards Istanbul.
Morning 6 AM to midday 60% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 40% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 0% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of flight departures
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6 AM
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6 PM
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