Cheap flights to Istanbul

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Departure Fri, 16 Feb Return Mon, 19 Feb
LGW London
IST Istanbul
return from £88
Departure Sun, 28 Jan Return Mon, 19 Feb
MAN Manchester
IST Istanbul
return from £143
Departure Thu, 25 Jan Return Wed, 31 Jan
ZAG Zagreb
IST Istanbul
return from £113
Departure Tue, 23 Jan Return Tue, 30 Jan
AMS Amsterdam
IST Istanbul
return from £142
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Travelling to Istanbul

Istanbul Attractions

Travellers expecting a holiday that's filled with mystery, legend and appeal, are surely to fall in love with the magic of Istanbul. As one of the most tourist attractions in Turkey, this location has an array of wonderful activities, incredible sights and great food options. And in case you did not know, it is also the only city in the world that straddles two continents, Europe and Asia! So if it is Turkish culture, nightlife, great food and an adventure you are after, you are sure to get it by booking cheap flights to Istanbul.

Things to do in Istanbul

So what things can you do in Istanbul? For starters, Istanbul has an excellent array of restaurants, bars, clubs, museums and galleries. So many in fact, that combined, it is said to outnumber Ottoman Mosques. Read on and be sure to keep the following activities and tourist attractions in mind:

  • Visit the breathtakingly beautiful Hagia Sophia
  • Browse along the Sultan Ahmed's Mosque, a sight to see
  • Experience a piece of history at the Dolmabahçe Palace
  • Enjoy some shopping in the Nisantasi District
Istanbul

Istanbul Airports

The city is served by two international airports. Atatürk International Airport is the larger of the two, and Sabiha Gökçen International. Both airports operate flights to and from many international destinations.

  • Sabiha Gökçen Airport (SAW)

    Top Carriers

    The top airlines flying to Sabiha Gökçen Airport include: Pegasus and Air Berlin .

    Location

    The airport is located approximately 16 km from the city centre.

    Transportation options

    The cheapest and easiest way to get from the airport to Istanbul city centre is by public bus, IETT. The bus lines are: E3 - 4.Levent -Sabiha GökçenAirport; E10- Kadikoy-Kutkoy-Sabiha Gökçen Airport.

  • Atatürk International Airport (IST)

    Top Carriers

    The airport's top airlines include: Turkish Airlines and Aegean Airlines. Both airlines have been recognized as two of the Top 15 airlines in the world, according to eDreams Best Airlines study 2016.

    Location

    The airport is located approximately 9 km from the city centre.

    Transportation options

    To reach the city centre the cheapest option is the underground/light rail service, Istanbul LRT. The journey to Aksaray takes about 30 minutes.

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