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

How to find the cheapest flight from
Abu Dhabi (AUH) to Istanbul (IST)

All the information you need to plan the best AUH to IST flight in 2021: compare Abu Dhabi to Istanbul flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Istanbul.
AUH - TR5
Price
AED 937 - AED 1,737
TR5
Temperature
9 - 29 °C
TR5
Precipitation
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 584

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 23% 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 25% on the flight price compared to flying in the afternoon, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Abu Dhabi to Istanbul in August, September 2021

The best prices found for AUH to IST flights in August, September
26 Aug - 24 Sep
AED 771pp
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
9 Aug - 3 Oct
AED 815pp
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
12 Sep - 11 Oct
AED 830pp
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl

Abu Dhabi to Istanbul 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Istanbul from Abu Dhabi found for this year
26 Aug - 24 Sep
AED 771pp
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
9 Aug - 3 Oct
AED 815pp
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
12 Sep - 11 Oct
AED 830pp
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl

Direct flights to Istanbul from Abu Dhabi

Save time with Abu Dhabi to Istanbul direct flight deals
24 Aug - 8 Oct
AED 1,072pp
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
Turkish Airlines
Direct
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Turkish Airlines
Direct
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
10 Sep - 14 Sep
AED 1,105pp
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
Turkish Airlines
Direct
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Turkish Airlines
Direct
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
28 Aug - 3 Sep
AED 1,109pp
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
Turkish Airlines
Direct
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Turkish Airlines
Direct
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl

Last-minute flights from Abu Dhabi to Istanbul

Late deals on return flights to Istanbul from Abu Dhabi, departing today and this week
10 Aug - 1 Sep
AED 1,061pp
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
Royal Jordanian
 
1 STOP
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Royal Jordanian
 
1 STOP
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
11 Aug - 1 Sep
AED 1,065pp
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
Royal Jordanian
 
1 STOP
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Royal Jordanian
 
1 STOP
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
10 Aug - 31 Aug
AED 1,087pp
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl

One-way flights to Istanbul from Abu Dhabi

The cheapest one-way flights from Abu Dhabi to Istanbul
23:05 - 03:05
Pegasus Airlines
Direct
5h 00m
AUH - SAW
Pegasus Airlines
AED 584
Kiwi.com
02:35 - 13:00
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
11h 25m
AUH - SAW
Multiple Airlines
AED 610
Kiwi.com
01:50 - 14:45
Qatar Airways
1 stop
13h 55m
AUH - IST
Qatar Airways
AED 691
qatarairways.com

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Flight FAQs

From Abu Dhabi to Istanbul

What airport do you fly from for flights from Abu Dhabi to Istanbul?

Most people fly from Abu Dhabi Intl (AUH) if they book a flight from Abu Dhabi to Istanbul. On average, Abu Dhabi Intl has 0 outbound flights to Istanbul per day from 12 airlines. Abu Dhabi Intl is conveniently located just 28.0 km from Abu Dhabi’s city centre.

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 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.

Can I find flights from Abu Dhabi to Istanbul for under AED 1,102 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Abu Dhabi to Istanbul for under AED 1,102. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just AED 771, but on average you can expect to pay AED 903.

Are there direct flights from Abu Dhabi to Istanbul for under AED 1,102 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Abu Dhabi to Istanbul under AED 1,102. A good price for a direct flight from Abu Dhabi to Istanbul is less than AED 1,201.

Are there last-minute flights available from Abu Dhabi to Istanbul for under AED 1,102?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Abu Dhabi to Istanbul within the next 7 days for less than AED 1,102.

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?

Etihad Airways, Turkish Airlines, and Royal Jordanian can get you from Abu Dhabi to Istanbul in just under 4h 40m. Your travel time can differ by up to 2h 30m. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both direct flights and flights with stops.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Abu Dhabi to Istanbul return?

Qatar Airways, at AED 992, was found to be the cheapest airline from Abu Dhabi to Istanbul. An alternate airline flying to your destination would be Royal Jordanian. Qatar Airways is priced at 25% 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 507. Users have also found tickets on Qatar Airways for as little as AED 621.

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Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Abu Dhabi to Istanbul.
Today's exchange rate
AED 1 = ₺2.30
Flight duration
4h 34m
Average temperature for August in Istanbul
29.0 °C
Avg rainfall for August in Istanbul
37.0 mm

Airports servicing Abu Dhabi

Airports servicing Istanbul

Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)

Top 10 airlines flying from Abu Dhabi to Istanbul

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Abu Dhabi 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
Pegasus Airlines
AED 175 AED 347 No cancel fee 82%
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Gulf Air
AED 52 AED 380 No cancel fee 67%
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Oman Air
AED 311 AED 405 No cancel fee 76%
Search Oman Air flights
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.

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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.

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

Hourly flight availability from Abu Dhabi to Istanbul

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