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Cheap Flights from Ankara to Istanbul, TR, Turkey - ANK to IST

Popular flights from Ankara 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.

Pegasus Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Apr 30, 2016 May 1, 2016 TRY248
Apr 30, 2016 May 5, 2016 TRY248
May 1, 2016 May 3, 2016 TRY248
May 1, 2016 May 4, 2016 TRY248
May 2, 2016 May 3, 2016 TRY248
Turkish Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 29, 2016 May 29, 2016 TRY1,406
May 30, 2016 Jun 9, 2016 TRY1,406
May 31, 2016 Jun 7, 2016 TRY1,406
Jun 3, 2016 Jun 6, 2016 TRY1,406
Jun 3, 2016 Jun 5, 2016 TRY1,406

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Ankara to Istanbul (ANK to IST)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Ankara to Istanbul, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be TRY248.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Ankara to Istanbul (ANK to IST)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Ankara 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 Ankara to Istanbul

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days TRY248 TRY2,106
7-14 days TRY248 TRY2,106
14-21 days TRY248 TRY2,106
21-30 days TRY248 TRY2,089
30-60 days TRY248 TRY2,095
60-90 days TRY253 TRY2,095
90+ days TRY225 TRY2,095

Cheapest Day To Fly from Ankara to Istanbul

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
TRY248 TRY248 TRY248 TRY248 TRY248 TRY248 TRY248

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Ankara to Istanbul

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
April Ankara Istanbul Pegasus 4/30/16 5/5/16 0 TRY248
May Ankara Istanbul Pegasus 5/1/16 5/3/16 0 TRY248
June Ankara Istanbul Pegasus 6/3/16 6/6/16 0 TRY248
July Ankara Istanbul Pegasus 7/2/16 7/10/16 0 TRY253
August Ankara Istanbul Pegasus 8/1/16 8/15/16 0 TRY253
September Ankara Istanbul Pegasus 9/19/16 9/21/16 0 TRY225
October Ankara Istanbul Pegasus 10/8/16 10/15/16 0 TRY225
November Ankara Istanbul Pegasus 11/12/16 11/19/16 0 TRY242

Cheapest Weekend Non-Stop Flights for the Next 30 Days from Ankara 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 Ankara to Istanbul.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
TRY248
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
TRY248 TRY248
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
TRY248 TRY248
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
TRY248 TRY248
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
TRY248 TRY248
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
TRY248

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Ankara to Istanbul (ANK to IST)

Your Ankara 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 Ankara to Istanbul is TRY2,095.

The average price for non-stop flights from Ankara to Istanbul is TRY827.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Ankara to Istanbul
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Ariana Afghan 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 20:00 20:00
Pegasus 8 10 8 10 8 6 7 06:00 21:35
Turkish 32 34 35 33 31 31 31 00:05 23:50
Corendon 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 23:00 23:00
South African* 5 4 7 7 7 6 6 06:30 21:20

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Ankara to Istanbul (ANK 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 Ankara 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 Ankara to Istanbul is TRY374.

The average price for round trip flights from Ankara to Istanbul is TRY827.

Ankara to Istanbul Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Ankara to Istanbul?
Answer: The average Ankara to Istanbul flight time is an hour and 11 minutes.
Question: How many kilometers are there between Ankara and Istanbul?
Answer: The distance from Ankara to Istanbul is 321 kilometers.
Question: How common are direct flights from Ankara to Istanbul?
Answer: There are 328 direct flights from Ankara to Istanbul.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Ankara to Istanbul?
Answer: Turkish Airlines provides 69% of the non-stop flights between Ankara and Istanbul.

Airlines Flying from Ankara to Istanbul (ANK to IST)

Below are the different airlines that fly from Ankara 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 Ankara to Istanbul.

Ankara to Istanbul
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Pegasus - 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 Ankara and Istanbul, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Cheap Domestic Flights from Ankara - ANK

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Ankara to Izmir Pegasus, Turkish TRY265
Ankara to Antalya Onur Air, Atlasjet, Pegasus, Turkish TRY1,398
Ankara to Bodrum Pegasus, Turkish TRY265
Ankara to Dalaman Pegasus, Turkish TRY1,412
Ankara to Denizli Pegasus, Turkish TRY2,786
Ankara to Konya Pegasus, Turkish TRY2,809
Ankara to Kayseri Onur Air, Atlasjet, Pegasus, Turkish TRY2,786
Ankara to Nevsehir Pegasus, Turkish TRY2,812

Cheap International Flights from Ankara - ANK

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Ankara to Athens Germanwings, Onur Air, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Adria, KLM, Air Malta, Lufthansa, LOT, Pegasus, TAROM, SAS, Turkish TRY324
Ankara to Bucharest Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Adria, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Austrian, Pegasus, TAROM, SAS, Turkish TRY529
Ankara to London Germanwings, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Aer Lingus, Meridiana, Adria, Atlasjet, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, Pegasus, SAS, Turkish, Tap Portugal, Sunexpress, SunExpress TRY419
Ankara to Ercan Pegasus, Turkish TRY262
Ankara to Sofia Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, TAROM, Turkish TRY984

Cheap Domestic Flights to Istanbul - IST

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Kayseri to Istanbul Onur Air, Atlasjet, Pegasus, Turkish, SunExpress TRY107
Konya to Istanbul Pegasus, Turkish, SunExpress TRY189
Nevsehir to Istanbul Onur Air, Atlasjet, Pegasus, Turkish, SunExpress TRY265
Merzifon to Istanbul Pegasus, Turkish TRY265
Kayseri to Izmir Onur Air, Atlasjet, Pegasus, Turkish, SunExpress TRY197
Kayseri to Antalya Onur Air, Atlasjet, Pegasus, Turkish, SunExpress TRY259
Nevsehir to Izmir Pegasus, Turkish TRY866
Nevsehir to Antalya Onur Air, Atlasjet, Pegasus, Turkish, Corendon TRY1,409
Kayseri to Bodrum Onur Air, Atlasjet, Pegasus, Turkish TRY487
Kayseri to Dalaman Onur Air, Atlasjet, Pegasus, Turkish TRY2,800
Konya to Antalya Onur Air, Pegasus, Turkish, SunExpress Check Dates
Nevsehir to Ankara Pegasus, Turkish TRY2,817
Nevsehir to Bodrum Onur Air, Pegasus, Turkish TRY2,809
Nevsehir to Dalaman Onur Air, Pegasus, Turkish TRY2,800
Konya to Ankara Pegasus, Turkish Check Dates
Konya to Izmir Pegasus, Turkish, SunExpress TRY141

Cheap International Flights to Istanbul - IST

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Kayseri to Athens Onur Air, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Ryanair, Adria, Atlasjet, KLM, Air Malta, Lufthansa, LOT, Pegasus, TAROM, SAS, Turkish, WIZZ, SunExpress TRY321
Cheap Flights from Ankara to Istanbul, TR, Turkey, from TRY88 Round trip from ANK to IST