Cheap flights from Dubai to Istanbul

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The best prices from Dubai to Istanbul are usually found in May or June, booked 36 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Sunday and return on a Monday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Dubai (DXB) to Istanbul (IST)

All the information you need to plan the best DXB to IST flight in 2021: compare Dubai to Istanbul flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Istanbul.
DXB - TR5
Price
AED 933 - AED 1,895
TR5
Temperature
9 - 29 °C
TR5
Rainfall
25 - 102 mm

Popular in

August

High demand for flights, 36% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 23% potential price drop

Round-trip from

AED 933

From Dubai to Istanbul

One-way from

AED 540

One-way flight from Dubai 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 Dubai to Istanbul?

Leaving on a Tuesday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 13% on the overall cost on flights from Dubai to Istanbul.

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

To save up to 25% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 36 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Dubai to Istanbul from AED 1,296 1-2 weeks out and tickets from AED 1,469 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

Our data shows that May tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Istanbul from Dubai. Users have commonly found prices around AED 1,217 for the month, but tickets can be as low as AED 679. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in August.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Dubai to Istanbul (DXB - TR5)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Dubai to Istanbul at midday. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 11% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Dubai to Istanbul in April, May 2021

The best prices found for DXB to IST flights in April, May
30 Apr - 14 May
AED 804pp
DXB
Dubai Intl
Multiple airlines
Direct
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DXB
Dubai Intl
12 May - 21 May
AED 823pp
DXB
Dubai Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DXB
Dubai Intl
23 May - 28 May
AED 870pp
DXB
Dubai Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DXB
Dubai Intl

Dubai to Istanbul 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Istanbul from Dubai found for this year
8 Nov - 25 Nov
AED 657pp
DXB
Dubai Intl
Pegasus Airlines
Direct
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Pegasus Airlines
Direct
DXB
Dubai Intl
7 Dec - 12 Dec
AED 738pp
DXB
Dubai Intl
Pegasus Airlines
Direct
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Pegasus Airlines
Direct
DXB
Dubai Intl
7 Dec - 11 Dec
AED 786pp
DXB
Dubai Intl
Pegasus Airlines
Direct
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Pegasus Airlines
Direct
DXB
Dubai Intl

Direct flights to Istanbul from Dubai

Save time with Dubai to Istanbul direct flight deals
2 May - 9 May
AED 948pp
DXB
Dubai Intl
Pegasus Airlines
Direct
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Pegasus Airlines
Direct
DXB
Dubai Intl
3 May - 9 May
AED 962pp
DXB
Dubai Intl
Pegasus Airlines
Direct
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Pegasus Airlines
Direct
DXB
Dubai Intl
18 May - 3 Mar
AED 970pp
DXB
Dubai Intl
Pegasus Airlines
Direct
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Pegasus Airlines
Direct
DXB
Dubai Intl

Last-minute flights from Dubai to Istanbul

Late deals on return flights to Istanbul from Dubai, departing today and this week
23 Apr - 30 Apr
AED 984pp
DXB
Dubai Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
23 Apr - 30 Apr
AED 1,003pp
DXB
Dubai Intl
Multiple airlines
Direct
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Turkish Airlines
Direct
DXB
Dubai Intl
24 Apr - 1 May
AED 1,014pp
DXB
Dubai Intl
Turkish Airlines
Direct
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Turkish Airlines
Direct
DXB
Dubai Intl

One-way flights to Istanbul from Dubai

The cheapest one-way flights from Dubai to Istanbul
00:50 - 04:35
Pegasus Airlines
Direct
4h 45m
DXB - SAW
Pegasus Airlines
AED 540
Kiwi.com
17:50 - 13:45
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
44h 55m
DXB - SAW
Multiple Airlines
AED 562
Kiwi.com
23:20 - 08:50
Ukraine International Airlines
1 stop
10h 30m
DXB - IST
Ukraine International Airlines
AED 566
Kiwi.com

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Flight FAQs

From Dubai to Istanbul

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Dubai to Istanbul for under AED 1,102. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Pegasus Airlines for just AED 793, but on average you can expect to pay AED 918.

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

Pegasus Airlines, flydubai, and Emirates 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.

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

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Dubai to Istanbul under AED 1,102. A good price for a direct flight from Dubai to Istanbul is less than AED 1,014.

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

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

What days are direct flights available from Dubai to Istanbul?

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

How many flights depart from Dubai to Istanbul on average per day?

Travellers can expect 3 flights from Dubai Intl to Istanbul on average per day.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 100% of flight departures

Is Dubai weather warmer or cooler than Istanbul?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 41 °Cs in July, on average. The temperature in Istanbul is generally colder than in Dubai. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

How long does is the flight from Dubai to Istanbul?

Pegasus Airlines, Turkish Airlines, and Qatar Airways can get you from Dubai to Istanbul in just under 4h 45m. Your travel time can differ by up to 3h. Dubai and Istanbul are separated by a distance of 3045 km. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Our cheapest airline available from Dubai to Istanbul is Pegasus Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as AED 794 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Ukraine International Airlines and Qatar Airways, starting at AED 959 and AED 985 round-trip. Pegasus Airlines is currently priced 34% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as AED 416 on Pegasus Airlines. Another option is Ukraine International Airlines, who have fights from AED 507.

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Destination information for Istanbul

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Dubai to Istanbul.
Today's exchange rate
AED 1 = ₺2.22
Flight duration
4h 35m
Average temperature for April in Istanbul
17.0 °C
Avg rainfall for April in Istanbul
42.0 mm

Airports servicing Dubai

Airports servicing Istanbul

Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)

Top 10 airlines flying from Dubai to Istanbul

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Dubai 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
MEA
AED 29 AED 287 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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Kuwait Airways
AED 168 AED 297 No cancel fee 64%

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

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طيران الجزيرة‎
AED 208 AED 310 No cancel fee 95%

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

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Azerbaijan Airlines
AED 267 AED 313 No cancel fee 87%

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

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SAUDIA
AED 221 AED 318 No cancel fee 86%
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Gulf Air
AED 31 AED 339 No cancel fee 67%
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flydubai
AED 244 AED 374 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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Aeroflot
AED 156 AED 374 No cancel fee 79%
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Royal Jordanian
AED 262 AED 374 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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Air Arabia
AED 269 AED 377 No cancel fee 79%

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Hourly flight availability from Dubai to Istanbul

See what time of day planes typically take off from Dubai towards Istanbul.
Morning 6 AM to midday 57% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 30% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 13% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of flight departures
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