Cheap flights from Abu Dhabi to Istanbul

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The best prices from Abu Dhabi to Istanbul are usually found in May or April, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Sunday or Wednesday and return on a Wednesday

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Abu Dhabi (AUH) to Istanbul (IST)

AUH - TR5
Price
AED 937 - AED 1,737
TR5
Temperature
9 - 29 °C
TR5
Rainfall
25 - 102 mm

Popular in

August

High demand for flights, 24% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 29% potential price drop

Round-trip from

AED 937

From Abu Dhabi to Istanbul

One-way from

AED 367

One-way flight from Abu Dhabi 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 Abu Dhabi to Istanbul?

Users have found that leaving on a Saturday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 22% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Abu Dhabi to Istanbul?

Users have found that booking a flight from Abu Dhabi to Istanbul at least 36 days early can save you up to 25% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 36 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Abu Dhabi to Istanbul for as little as AED 1,296 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 AED 1,469 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Abu Dhabi to Istanbul?

Flights from Abu Dhabi to Istanbul lean towards being more expensive in August. Prices are generally better when you fly from Abu Dhabi to Istanbul in May, with the cheapest ticket starting at AED 679.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Abu Dhabi to Istanbul (AUH - TR5)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Abu Dhabi to Istanbul at midday. Doing so could potentially save you 22% on the flight price compared to flying in the afternoon, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Abu Dhabi to Istanbul in January, February 2021

22 Feb - 6 Mar
AED 815pp
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Pegasus Airlines
Direct
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
22 Feb - 7 Mar
AED 900pp
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Pegasus Airlines
Direct
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
22 Feb - 4 Mar
AED 907pp
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl

Abu Dhabi to Istanbul 2021 flight deals

9 May - 13 Jun
AED 643pp
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
Pegasus Airlines
Direct
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Pegasus Airlines
Direct
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
22 Feb - 6 Mar
AED 815pp
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Pegasus Airlines
Direct
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
9 May - 13 Jun
AED 863pp
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Pegasus Airlines
Direct
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl

Direct flights to Istanbul from Abu Dhabi

9 May - 13 Jun
AED 643pp
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
Pegasus Airlines
Direct
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Pegasus Airlines
Direct
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
27 Mar - 1 Apr
AED 984pp
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
Pegasus Airlines
Direct
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Pegasus Airlines
Direct
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
22 Mar - 26 Mar
AED 1,043pp
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
Pegasus Airlines
Direct
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Pegasus Airlines
Direct
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl

Last-minute flights from Abu Dhabi to Istanbul

4 Feb - 7 Feb
AED 1,263pp
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Etihad Airways
Direct
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
1 Feb - 12 Feb
AED 1,341pp
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Etihad Airways
Direct
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
5 Feb - 12 Feb
AED 1,363pp
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Etihad Airways
Direct
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl

One-way flights to Istanbul from Abu Dhabi

01:35 - 05:20
Pegasus Airlines
Direct
4h 45m
AUH - SAW
Pegasus Airlines
AED 368
Kiwi.com
23:05 - 03:05
Pegasus Airlines
Direct
5h 00m
AUH - SAW
Pegasus Airlines
AED 489
Kiwi.com
23:05 - 03:05
Pegasus Airlines
Direct
5h 00m
AUH - SAW
Pegasus Airlines
AED 551
Kiwi.com

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Flight FAQs

From Abu Dhabi to Istanbul

Can I find flights from Abu Dhabi to Istanbul for under AED 735 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Abu Dhabi to Istanbul for under AED 735. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Pegasus Airlines for just AED 643, but on average you can expect to pay AED 937.

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

New policies can now be found on Alitalia and Etihad Airways to help keep travellers safe while flying. New policies for travellers booking flights from Abu Dhabi Intl 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 Abu Dhabi Intl to Istanbul have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Pegasus Airlines, Gulf Air, and Etihad Airways flying from Abu Dhabi Intl to Istanbul have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Are there direct flights from Abu Dhabi to Istanbul for under AED 735 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Abu Dhabi to Istanbul under AED 735. A good price for a direct flight from Abu Dhabi to Istanbul is less than AED 1,454.

Are there last-minute flights available from Abu Dhabi to Istanbul for under AED 1,469?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Abu Dhabi to Istanbul within the next 7 days for less than AED 1,469.

What days are direct flights available from Abu Dhabi to Istanbul?

Direct flights are available for this route on the following days: Saturday.

Is Abu Dhabi weather warmer or cooler than Istanbul?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 43 °C range in August. The weather in Istanbul is generally colder than Abu Dhabi's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

How long does is the flight from Abu Dhabi to Istanbul?

Pegasus Airlines can get you from Abu Dhabi to Istanbul in just under 4h 45m. Your travel time will be generally consistent. Most flights are nonstop.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Abu Dhabi to Istanbul return?

Pegasus Airlines, at AED 643, was found to be the cheapest airline from Abu Dhabi to Istanbul.. Pegasus Airlines is priced at 51% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Pegasus Airlines. According to our data, you can fly for as low as AED 368.

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Today's exchange rate
AED 1 = ₺2.01
Flight duration
4h 42m
Average temperature for January in Istanbul
9.0 °C
Avg rainfall for January in Istanbul
58.0 mm

Airports servicing Abu Dhabi

Airports servicing Istanbul

Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)

Top 10 airlines flying from Abu Dhabi to Istanbul

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Pegasus Airlines
AED 175 AED 347 No cancel fee 82%
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Gulf Air
AED 52 AED 380 No cancel fee 67%
Search Gulf Air flights
Oman Air
AED 311 AED 405 No cancel fee 76%

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

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Royal Jordanian
AED 253 AED 412 No cancel fee 61%

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

Search Royal Jordanian flights
flydubai
AED 298 AED 433 No cancel fee N/A

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

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MEA
AED 136 AED 444 No cancel fee 78%

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

Search MEA flights
SAUDIA
AED 352 AED 447 No cancel fee 86%
Search SAUDIA flights
Alitalia
AED 44 AED 469 No cancel fee 81%
Search Alitalia flights
Egypt Air
AED 54 AED 526 No cancel fee N/A
Search Egypt Air flights
Turkish Airlines
AED 50 AED 623 No cancel fee 77%
Search Turkish Airlines flights

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