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Cheap Flights from Ankara to Istanbul, TR, Turkey - ANK to IST Last modified: Jul 25, 2016 12:43 AM

Popular flights from Ankara to Istanbul Last modified: Jul 25, 2016 12:43 AM

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.

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Fri 9/30
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Sun 10/2
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TRY271
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Turkish
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Thu 7/28
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Thu 7/28
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TRY1,538
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Tue 8/23
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Tue 8/30
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TRY1,538
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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 TRY323.

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 TRY277 TRY409
7-14 days TRY1,556 TRY571
14-21 days TRY292 TRY442
21-30 days TRY274 TRY418
30-60 days TRY274 TRY424
60-90 days TRY271 TRY409
90+ days TRY264 TRY403

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
TRY274 TRY274 TRY295 TRY277 TRY271 TRY292 TRY571

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
July Ankara Istanbul Pegasus 7/28/16 7/28/16 0 TRY277
August Ankara Istanbul Pegasus 8/23/16 8/26/16 0 TRY274
September Ankara Istanbul Pegasus 9/30/16 10/2/16 0 TRY271
October Ankara Istanbul Turkish 10/28/16 10/31/16 0 TRY1,556
November Ankara Istanbul Turkish 11/12/16 11/14/16 0 TRY1,556
December Ankara Istanbul Pegasus 12/28/16 12/30/16 0 TRY264
January Ankara Istanbul Pegasus 1/4/17 1/14/17 0 TRY264
February Ankara Istanbul Turkish 2/1/17 2/8/17 0 TRY1,556

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
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
TRY1,556
31 1 2 3 4 5 6
TRY1,556 TRY1,556
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
TRY1,556 TRY1,556
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
TRY1,556 TRY1,556
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
TRY1,556 TRY292
28 29 30 31 1 2 3
TRY292

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 TRY1,360.

The average price for non-stop flights from Ankara to Istanbul is TRY906.

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 6 8 7 7 8 4 4 06:00 23:50
Turkish 30 31 32 30 28 28 31 04:00 23:50
South African* 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 09:30 17:40

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 8 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 259 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 81% of the non-stop flights between Ankara and Istanbul.

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 Onur Air, Pegasus, Turkish TRY295
Ankara to Antalya Onur Air, Atlasjet, Pegasus, Turkish TRY525
Ankara to Bodrum Pegasus, Turkish TRY286
Ankara to Dalaman Pegasus, Turkish TRY593
Ankara to Denizli Pegasus, Turkish Check Dates
Ankara to Konya Pegasus, Turkish Check Dates
Ankara to Kayseri Atlasjet, Pegasus, Turkish TRY602
Ankara to Nevsehir Pegasus, Turkish Check Dates

Cheap International Flights from Ankara - ANK

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Ankara to Athens Germanwings, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Adria, Atlasjet, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Pegasus, TAROM, SAS, Turkish, Sunexpress, SunExpress TRY427
Ankara to Bucharest Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Pegasus, TAROM, SAS, Turkish TRY568
Ankara to London Germanwings, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Atlasjet, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, Pegasus, SAS, Turkish, Tap Portugal, Sunexpress, SunExpress TRY611
Ankara to Ercan Pegasus, Turkish TRY323
Ankara to Sofia Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Bulgaria Air, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, TAROM, Turkish, Sunexpress, SunExpress TRY648

Cheap Domestic Flights to Istanbul - IST

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Kayseri to Istanbul Onur Air, Atlasjet, Pegasus, Turkish, SunExpress TRY246
Konya to Istanbul Onur Air, Atlasjet, Pegasus, Turkish, SunExpress, South African* TRY249
Nevsehir to Istanbul Onur Air, Atlasjet, Pegasus, Turkish, SunExpress TRY261
Merzifon to Istanbul Pegasus, Turkish TRY1,538
Kayseri to Izmir Onur Air, Atlasjet, Pegasus, Turkish, SunExpress TRY234
Kayseri to Antalya Onur Air, Atlasjet, Pegasus, Turkish, SunExpress, South African* TRY292
Nevsehir to Izmir Pegasus, Turkish TRY1,480
Nevsehir to Antalya Atlasjet, Pegasus, Turkish, SunExpress TRY694
Kayseri to Bodrum Onur Air, Atlasjet, Pegasus, Turkish TRY519
Kayseri to Dalaman Onur Air, Atlasjet, Pegasus, Turkish, SunExpress TRY593
Konya to Antalya Atlasjet, Pegasus, Turkish, SunExpress, South African* TRY406
Nevsehir to Ankara Pegasus, Turkish Check Dates
Nevsehir to Bodrum Pegasus, Turkish TRY3,088
Nevsehir to Dalaman Onur Air, Pegasus, Turkish, South African* Check Dates
Konya to Ankara Pegasus, Turkish Check Dates
Konya to Izmir Atlasjet, Pegasus, Turkish, SunExpress TRY258

Cheap International Flights to Istanbul - IST

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Kayseri to Athens Onur Air, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Atlasjet, KLM, Air Malta, Lufthansa, LOT, Austrian, Pegasus, TAROM, SAS, Turkish, Tap Portugal TRY513
Cheap Flights from Ankara to Istanbul, TR, Turkey, from TRY271 Round trip from ANK to IST