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

Popular flights from Ankara to Istanbul

If your flight days are flexible and you looking for a good deal, our charts on cheap flights provide some insight regarding affordable flight options for your next big adventure.

Pegasus Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 28, 2016 Mar 31, 2016 TRY220
Turkish Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Feb 12, 2016 Feb 14, 2016 TRY1,413
Feb 13, 2016 Feb 13, 2016 TRY1,413
Feb 13, 2016 Feb 15, 2016 TRY1,413
Feb 13, 2016 Feb 16, 2016 TRY1,413
Feb 13, 2016 Feb 19, 2016 TRY1,413

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 TRY220.

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 TRY267 TRY2,103
7-14 days TRY267 TRY2,103
14-21 days TRY267 TRY2,103
21-30 days TRY264 TRY278
30-60 days TRY220 TRY278
60-90 days TRY223 TRY337
90+ days TRY223 TRY334

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
TRY220 TRY223 TRY223 TRY223 TRY223 TRY223 TRY223

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
February Ankara Istanbul Pegasus 2/13/16 2/13/16 0 TRY267
March Ankara Istanbul Pegasus 3/28/16 3/31/16 0 TRY220
April Ankara Istanbul Pegasus 4/1/16 4/4/16 0 TRY223
May Ankara Istanbul Pegasus 5/3/16 5/7/16 0 TRY223
June Ankara Istanbul Pegasus 6/2/16 6/7/16 0 TRY223
July Ankara Istanbul Pegasus 7/1/16 7/10/16 0 TRY249
August Ankara Istanbul Pegasus 8/7/16 8/7/16 0 TRY249
September Ankara Istanbul Pegasus 9/16/16 9/24/16 0 TRY223

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
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
TRY267
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
TRY267 TRY267
28 29 1 2 3 4 5
TRY267 TRY267
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
TRY267 TRY267
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
TRY267 TRY267
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
TRY267

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 TRY1,220.

The average price for non-stop flights from Ankara to Istanbul is TRY816.

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 12 14 13 12 11 10 9 06:30 21:30
Turkish 38 35 37 38 36 37 38 04:15 23:30
South African* 8 8 8 8 8 9 8 06:30 22:50

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 TRY325.

The average price for round trip flights from Ankara to Istanbul is TRY816.

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 7 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 398 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 65% 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 TRY249
Ankara to Antalya Onur Air, Atlasjet, Pegasus, Turkish TRY407
Ankara to Bodrum Pegasus, Turkish TRY237
Ankara to Dalaman Pegasus, Turkish TRY468
Ankara to Denizli Pegasus, Turkish TRY492
Ankara to Konya Pegasus, Turkish TRY2,808
Ankara to Kayseri Onur Air, Atlasjet, Pegasus, Turkish TRY2,799
Ankara to Nevsehir Pegasus, Turkish TRY2,799

Cheap International Flights from Ankara - ANK

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Ankara to Athens Germanwings, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Adria, Atlasjet, KLM, Air Malta, Lufthansa, LOT, Austrian, Pegasus, TAROM, Turkish, Sunexpress, SunExpress TRY451
Ankara to Bucharest Onur Air, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Eurowings, Iberia, Adria, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Austrian, Pegasus, TAROM, SAS, Turkish, Tap Portugal, Sunexpress TRY448
Ankara to London Germanwings, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, Iberia, Atlasjet, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, Pegasus, SAS, Turkish, Tap Portugal, Sunexpress, SunExpress TRY524
Ankara to Ercan Aegean, Pegasus, Turkish TRY246
Ankara to Sofia Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Bulgaria Air, Iberia, Adria, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Austrian, Pegasus, TAROM, SAS, Turkish TRY623

Cheap Domestic Flights to Istanbul - IST

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Kayseri to Istanbul Onur Air, Atlasjet, Pegasus, Turkish TRY141
Konya to Istanbul Pegasus, Turkish TRY226
Nevsehir to Istanbul Onur Air, Atlasjet, Pegasus, Turkish, SunExpress TRY246
Merzifon to Istanbul Pegasus, Turkish TRY249
Kayseri to Izmir Onur Air, Atlasjet, Pegasus, Turkish, SunExpress TRY249
Kayseri to Antalya Onur Air, Atlasjet, Pegasus, Turkish, SunExpress TRY451
Nevsehir to Izmir Pegasus, Turkish TRY626
Nevsehir to Antalya Onur Air, Pegasus, Turkish TRY720
Kayseri to Bodrum Onur Air, Atlasjet, Pegasus, Turkish TRY2,799
Kayseri to Dalaman Onur Air, Pegasus, Turkish TRY451
Konya to Antalya Onur Air, Pegasus, Turkish TRY702
Nevsehir to Ankara Pegasus, Turkish TRY772
Nevsehir to Bodrum Onur Air, Pegasus, Turkish Check Dates
Nevsehir to Dalaman Onur Air, Pegasus, Turkish TRY2,810
Konya to Ankara Pegasus, Turkish TRY2,793
Konya to Izmir Pegasus, Turkish, SunExpress TRY427

Cheap International Flights to Istanbul - IST

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Kayseri to Athens Onur Air, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Iberia, Atlasjet, KLM, Air Malta, Lufthansa, LOT, Pegasus, TAROM, SAS, Turkish, WIZZ TRY498
Cheap Flights from Ankara to Istanbul, TR, Turkey, from TRY75 Round trip from ANK to IST