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Scotland to Istanbul (IST)

All the information you need to plan the best null to IST flight in 2021: compare Scotland to Istanbul flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Istanbul.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Scotland 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 Scotland 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 £180. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from £202.

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

Flights from Scotland to Istanbul lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Scotland to Istanbul in March, with the cheapest ticket starting at £105.

Cheap flights from Scotland to Istanbul in May, June 2021

The best prices found for Scotland to IST flights in May, June
4 Jun - 30 Jun
£122pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
5 Jun - 12 Jun
£130pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
5 Jun - 19 Jun
£135pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse

Scotland to Istanbul 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Istanbul from Scotland found for this year
4 Jun - 30 Jun
£122pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
5 Jun - 12 Jun
£130pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
5 Jun - 19 Jun
£135pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse

Direct flights to Istanbul from Scotland

Save time with Scotland to Istanbul direct flight deals
10 Jul - 20 Jul
£251pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Turkish Airlines
Direct
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Turkish Airlines
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
5 Jun - 19 Jun
£253pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Turkish Airlines
Direct
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Turkish Airlines
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
5 Jun - 12 Jun
£255pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Turkish Airlines
Direct
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Turkish Airlines
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse

Last-minute flights from Scotland to Istanbul

Late deals on return flights to Istanbul from Scotland, departing today and this week
20 May - 31 May
£157pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
20 May - 31 May
£181pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
20 May - 31 May
£211pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse

One-way flights to Istanbul from Scotland

The cheapest one-way flights from Scotland to Istanbul
07:30 - 13:45
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
28h 15m
GLA - SAW
Multiple Airlines
£73
Kiwi.com
03:25 - 13:40
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
8h 15m
EDI - SAW
Multiple Airlines
£80
Gotogate
03:05 - 11:35
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
30h 30m
EDI - IST
Multiple Airlines
£105
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Scotland to Istanbul

Are flight prices decreasing from Scotland 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 Scotland 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 Scotland to Istanbul to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Etihad Airways is one of them. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travellers flying from Scotland 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.

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

Turkish Airlines, KLM, and British Airways are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Scotland to Istanbul for under £142. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just £122, but on average you can expect to pay £152.

Are there direct flights from Scotland to Istanbul for under £284 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 18 direct flights from Scotland to Istanbul under £284. A good price for a direct flight from Scotland to Istanbul is less than £326.

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

There are currently 8+ open flights from Scotland to Istanbul within the next 7 days for less than £213.

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

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

What are the most popular routes from Scotland to Istanbul?

Most travellers choose Edinburgh Turnhouse - Istanbul, Glasgow Intl - Istanbul or Edinburgh Turnhouse - Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen when deciding on the best route from Scotland to Istanbul.

What are the cheapest flights from Scotland to Istanbul?

On average you can expect to pay £436 for a flight from Scotland to Istanbul. The cheapest flight overall is £87 while the most popular route, (Edinburgh Turnhouse - Istanbul) is currently priced at £122.

How long does is the flight from Scotland to Istanbul?

Departing from Scotland to Istanbul will take you 4h 20m. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both direct flights and flights with stops.

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

Flying on KLM is currently your cheapest option to Istanbul, with prices starting at £166.

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

For one-way options, check prices for British Airways. According to our data, you can fly for as low as £128.

Departure points for flights from Scotland to Istanbul

Select to see more specific information for flights to Istanbul from all departure points in Scotland.

Destination information for Istanbul

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Scotland to Istanbul.
Today's exchange rate
£1 = ₺11.80
Flight duration
4h 23m
Average temperature for May in Istanbul
22.0 °C
Avg rainfall for May in Istanbul
40.0 mm

Airports servicing

Isle of Benbecula (BEB)
Isle of Barra North Bay (BRR)
Campbeltown Machrihanish (CAL)
Dundee (DND)
Edinburgh (EDI)
Eday (EOI)

Airports servicing Istanbul

Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)

Top 7 airlines flying from Scotland to Istanbul

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Scotland 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 £303 No cancel fee 77%
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Lufthansa
£198 £307 No cancel fee 76%
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British Airways
£197 £327 No cancel fee 70%
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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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KLM
£180 £411 No cancel fee 75%
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Turkish Airlines
£283 £486 No cancel fee 77%
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