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Flights from Ankara to Istanbul

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Flying Time When flying from Ankara to Istanbul, this can take around 1 h and 7 m in flying time, however this flight duration can vary due to other factors
Cheapest flight The best price for flights from Ankara to Istanbul offered by eDreams, which have been found by our customers in the last 3 days
Departure Airport Ankara Esenboga International Havalimani is where you'll take off from when flying from Ankara to Istanbul
Arrival Airport You'll land at Istanbul Airport when flying from Ankara to Istanbul

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Latest deals from all Ankara airports.

Departure Sun, 12 Feb Return Sun, 12 Feb
ESB Ankara
SAW Istanbul
return from $70
Departure Sun, 12 Feb Return Fri, 24 Feb
ESB Ankara
SAW Istanbul
return from $70
Departure Tue, 28 Feb Return Mon, 06 Mar
ESB Ankara
SAW Istanbul
return from $70
Departure Thu, 02 Mar Return Thu, 02 Mar
ESB Ankara
SAW Istanbul
return from $71
Route information
Find out relevant information on Ankara and Istanbul to help you prepare for your trip.
Local currency and cost comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 USD = 18.91 TRY
US Dollar Turkish Lira
1 TRY = 0.06 USD
Last checked on 31 January 2023
Train
Local, one-way ticket
43%

Trains are 43% more expensive in Istanbul than in Ankara.

Ankara
$0.37
Istanbul
$0.53
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
60%

The average meal is 60% more expensive in Istanbul than in Ankara.

Ankara
$3.99
Istanbul
$6.38
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
26%

Taxis are 26% more expensive in Istanbul than in Ankara.

Ankara
$0.53
Istanbul
$0.67
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
15%

Coffee is 15% more expensive in Istanbul than in Ankara.

Ankara
$1.9
Istanbul
$2.19
Ankara airports
  • ( Etismegut Havalimani (ANK)
    How far from city center: 48 miles
  • ( Ankara Esenboga International Havalimani (ESB)
    How far from city center: 48 miles
Istanbul airports
  • ( Istanbul Airport (IST)
    How far from city center: 21 miles
  • ( Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport (SAW)
    How far from city center: 19 miles
  • ( Istanbul Atatürk International Havalimani (ISL)
    How far from city center: 9 miles
K Distance: 212 miles

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😷 Is it safe to travel from Ankara to Istanbul during the Covid-19 situation?
At eDreams we do our best to ensure that your travel plans won't be affected by restrictions or possible cancellations that Turkey may apply. Using the flexible ticket gurantee you can decide if you rather rebook or get a refund!
🔍 For flights from Ankara to Istanbul, how can I find the cheapest price?
The cheapest price for a flight from Ankara to Istanbul is $70. At eDreams we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the best option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
💰 Is Istanbul more expensive than Ankara to visit?
Looking at cab fares, a ride in Istanbul costs about $ 0.67 USD, 26% more expensive than Ankara, with a fare of $ 0.53 USD, while train tickets cost 43% more at Istanbul: $ 0.53 USD versus $ 0.37 USD at Ankara. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 6.38 USD in Istanbul, 60% more than the 3.99 USD in Ankara. The price of the coffee is around 15% more expensive in Istanbul, with an average of 2.19 USD , while in Ankara the coffee costs 1.90 USD.
📉 When booking, when is the best time to get the best prices for flights from Ankara to Istanbul?
The most popular months to book a trip from Ankara to Istanbul are January, July and February, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Ankara to Istanbul?
The best time of the year to visit Istanbul depends on lots of personal preferences, especially the price. Regarding popularity, January is the best month to fly to Istanbul from Ankara in terms of searches from our customers, followed by July and February. If you prefer to avoid the busy season and get away from the crowds November, April and December are the months with fewer searches for Ankara - Istanbul.
🕑 How long does the flight from Ankara to Istanbul take?
Flight length from Ankara to Istanbul is around 01:07 hours on average, at an average distance of 353 km, for flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
🛄 Which airports have flights between Ankara and Istanbul?
The main route from Ankara to Istanbul is: Ankara Esenboga International Havalimani (ESB) to Istanbul Airport (IST). The following airlines fly this route:
  • Turkish Airlines.
  • Ukraine Intl Airlines.
  • Alternatively, you can find Ankara - Istanbul flights between Ankara Esenboga International Havalimani (ESB) to Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport (SAW) with the following airline(s) flying the route: Pegasus Airlines.
  • Turkish Airlines.
  • ITA Airways.
✈️ The airlines that fly indirectly from Ankara to Istanbul are:
✈️ The airlines that fly indirectly from Ankara to Istanbul are:
  • APG Airlines, stopping at Antalya during at least 60 minutes.
  • Pegasus Airlines, with 205 minutes of layover in Izmir.
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