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Cheap Flights from Abu Dhabi to Istanbul, TR, Turkey - AUH to IST

Popular flights from Abu Dhabi to Istanbul

We’ve got the inside scoop on finding the best time to fly for the best price. Not sure when to travel for your next vacation? Find details below on when-to-fly and when-to-buy.

Etihad Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 30, 2016 Jun 7, 2016 AED1,106
Jun 12, 2016 Jun 19, 2016 AED1,106
Jun 13, 2016 Jun 22, 2016 AED1,106
Turkish Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jul 22, 2016 Jul 31, 2016 AED1,157
Aug 10, 2016 Aug 13, 2016 AED1,157

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Abu Dhabi to Istanbul (AUH to IST)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Abu Dhabi to Istanbul, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be AED1,128.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Abu Dhabi to Istanbul (AUH to IST)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Abu Dhabi to Istanbul based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have discovered that the best days to book flights are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Read our article to find more information about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should you book flights from Abu Dhabi to Istanbul

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance a flight from Abu Dhabi to Istanbul should be booked.

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days AED1,117 AED1,378
7-14 days AED1,113 AED1,209
14-21 days AED1,113 AED1,378
21-30 days AED1,106 AED1,168
30-60 days AED1,106 AED1,260
60-90 days AED1,157 AED1,315
90+ days AED1,154 AED1,187

Cheapest Day To Fly from Abu Dhabi to Istanbul

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding the cheapest days to fly from Abu Dhabi to Istanbul.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
AED1,106 AED1,113 AED1,113 AED1,154 AED1,157 AED1,165 AED1,106

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Abu Dhabi to Istanbul

The chart below shows the lowest fare by month when flying from Abu Dhabi to Istanbul.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Abu Dhabi Istanbul Etihad 5/30/16 6/7/16 0 AED1,106
June Abu Dhabi Istanbul Etihad 6/12/16 6/19/16 0 AED1,106
July Abu Dhabi Istanbul Turkish 7/22/16 7/31/16 0 AED1,157
August Abu Dhabi Istanbul Turkish 8/10/16 8/13/16 0 AED1,157
September Abu Dhabi Istanbul Etihad 9/12/16 9/21/16 0 AED1,235
October Abu Dhabi Istanbul Etihad 10/20/16 10/26/16 0 AED1,154
November Abu Dhabi Istanbul Turkish 11/11/16 11/19/16 0 AED1,165
December Abu Dhabi Istanbul Etihad 12/25/16 12/28/16 0 AED1,260

Cheapest Weekend Non-Stop Flights for the Next 30 Days from Abu Dhabi to Istanbul

If you're ready to take a trip in the next 30 days and want to fly on the weekend, you might be wondering which weekend is the cheapest to fly. The chart below shows up-to-date data regarding weekend flight prices from Abu Dhabi to Istanbul.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
AED1,536
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
AED1,536 AED1,165
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
AED1,165 AED1,308
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
AED1,308 AED1,168
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
AED1,168 AED1,165
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
AED1,165

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Abu Dhabi to Istanbul (AUH to IST)

Your Abu Dhabi to Istanbul flight can be significantly cheaper by choosing a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from Abu Dhabi to Istanbul is AED5,447.

The average price for non-stop flights from Abu Dhabi to Istanbul is AED1,286.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Abu Dhabi to Istanbul.

Nonstop Flight Details from Abu Dhabi to Istanbul
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Etihad 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 08:30 08:30
Turkish 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 01:25 01:25

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Abu Dhabi to Istanbul (AUH to IST)

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Abu Dhabi to Istanbul. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from Abu Dhabi to Istanbul is AED2,627.

The average price for round trip flights from Abu Dhabi to Istanbul is AED1,286.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Dubai to Istanbul Emirates, Etihad, flydubai, Air Arabia, Atlasjet, Pegasus, Turkish, SunExpress AED878
Doha to Istanbul Atlasjet, Pegasus, Qatar, Turkish AED959
Sharjah to Istanbul Emirates, Etihad, flydubai, Air Arabia, Atlasjet, Pegasus, Turkish AED794
Dubai to London Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Royal Brunei, airBaltic, Norwegian Air, Aer Lingus, Emirates, Eurowings, Etihad, flydubai, transavia.com, Iberia, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, Qantas, SmartWings, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, easyJet, Virgin Atlantic, WIZZ, Monarch AED966
Dubai to Athens Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Emirates, Eurowings, Etihad, Bulgaria Air, flydubai, Iberia, KLM, Air Malta, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, SmartWings, TAROM, SAS, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic, WIZZ AED1,528
Dubai to Bangkok Emirates, Etihad, Thai AirAsia, flydubai, Bangkok, Thai AED1,977
Dubai to Bucharest Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Emirates, Eurowings, Bulgaria Air, flydubai, transavia.com, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, SmartWings, TAROM, SAS, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic, WIZZ AED1,371
Abu Dhabi to London Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Norwegian Air, Aer Lingus, Emirates, Etihad, NIKI, Iberia, KLM, Air Malta, Lufthansa, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, Rotanajet, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, easyJet, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic AED2,061
Dubai to Paris Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Norwegian Air, Aer Lingus, Emirates, Etihad, flydubai, transavia.com, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Czech, Austrian, SmartWings, TAROM, SAS, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, WIZZ AED1,525
Doha to London Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Norwegian Air, Condor, Aer Lingus, Bulgaria Air, transavia.com, Iberia, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, Qatar, SmartWings, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, easyJet, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, WIZZ, Monarch AED2,123
Dubai to Antalya Onur Air, Emirates, flydubai, Atlasjet, Pegasus, Turkish, SunExpress AED1,257
Dubai to Moscow Emirates, Etihad, flydubai, S7, Aeroflot, Ural, UTAir AED1,029
Dubai to Sofia Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Emirates, Bulgaria Air, flydubai, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, SmartWings, TAROM, SAS, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic, WIZZ AED1,598
Dubai to Cairo Emirates, Etihad, flydubai, Air Arabia, Egyptair, Nile Air, Air Cairo, Singapore AED1,477
Dubai to Beirut Emirates, Etihad, flydubai, MEA AED878
Dubai to Ankara Emirates, flydubai, Pegasus, Turkish AED1,275
Dubai to Larnaca Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, British Airways, airBaltic, Emirates, Etihad, Bulgaria Air, flydubai, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, SmartWings, TAROM, Virgin Atlantic, WIZZ AED1,591
Dubai to Amsterdam Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Aer Lingus, Emirates, Etihad, flydubai, transavia.com, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Czech, Arkefly, Austrian, SmartWings, TAROM, SAS, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic, WIZZ AED1,429
Dubai to Varna British Airways, Emirates, Bulgaria Air, flydubai, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, SmartWings, TAROM, Virgin Atlantic, WIZZ AED4,533
Dubai to Amman Emirates, Etihad, flydubai, Royal Jordanian AED875
Dubai to Rome Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Norwegian Air, Aer Lingus, Emirates, Eurowings, Etihad, Bulgaria Air, flydubai, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Czech, Austrian, SmartWings, TAROM, SAS, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic, WIZZ AED1,477
Dubai to Izmir Onur Air, Emirates, flydubai, Atlasjet, Pegasus, Turkish, SunExpress AED1,411
Dubai to Frankfurt Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Emirates, Etihad, flydubai, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, SmartWings, TAROM, SAS, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic, WIZZ AED1,550
Dubai to Bodrum Emirates, flydubai, Atlasjet, Pegasus, Turkish AED1,437
Dubai to Delhi IndiGo, Jet Airways, Air India, Emirates, Etihad, flydubai, Air Arabia, India Express, SpiceJet AED849
Dubai to Vienna Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Aer Lingus, Emirates, Eurowings, Etihad, flydubai, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, SmartWings, TAROM, SAS, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic, WIZZ AED1,712
Doha to Athens Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Bulgaria Air, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Austrian, Qatar, TAROM, SAS, Tap Portugal, WIZZ AED1,811
Dubai to Mumbai IndiGo, Jet Airways, Air India, Emirates, Etihad, flydubai, India Express, SpiceJet AED783
Dubai to Thessaloniki Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Emirates, flydubai, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Czech, Austrian, SmartWings, TAROM, SAS, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic, WIZZ AED1,991
Dubai to Dalaman Emirates, flydubai, Atlasjet, Pegasus, Turkish AED1,367

Airlines Flying from Abu Dhabi to Istanbul (AUH to IST)

Below are the different airlines that fly from Abu Dhabi to Istanbul with the average price of their plane tickets. Just remember that different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary of the next 30 days for flights from Abu Dhabi to Istanbul.

Abu Dhabi to Istanbul
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Alitalia FCO X X X X X X
Alitalia MXP / FCO X
British Airways LHR X X X X X X X
Etihad - X X X X X X X
Gulf Air BAH X X X X X X X
Air Serbia BEG X X X X X X X
KLM AMS X X X X X X X
MEA BEY X X X X X X X
Egyptair CAI X X X X X X X
Qatar DOH X X X X X X X
Royal Jordanian AMM X X X X X X X
Saudi Arabian RUH X X X X X X X
Turkish - X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Abu Dhabi and Istanbul, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Abu Dhabi to Istanbul Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is a direct flight from Abu Dhabi to Istanbul?
Answer: The average Abu Dhabi to Istanbul flight time is 5 hours and 12 minutes.
Question: How many kilometers are there between Abu Dhabi and Istanbul?
Answer: The distance from Abu Dhabi to Istanbul is 3017 kilometers.
Question: How common are direct flights from Abu Dhabi to Istanbul?
Answer: There are 14 direct flights from Abu Dhabi to Istanbul.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Abu Dhabi to Istanbul?
Answer: Turkish Airlines provides 50% of the non-stop flights between Abu Dhabi and Istanbul.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Abu Dhabi to Istanbul?
Answer: Doha, QA
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