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Cheap Flights from Athens to Istanbul, TR, Turkey - ATH to IST Last modified: 31 Μαϊ 2016 12:42 πμ

Popular flights from Athens to Istanbul Last modified: 31 Μαϊ 2016 12:42 πμ

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.

Aegean Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
25 Ιουλ 2016 3 Αυγ 2016 88 €
Air Berlin
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
27 Αυγ 2016 3 Σεπ 2016 2.480 €
Air France
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
6 Ιουν 2016 13 Ιουν 2016 2.264 €
20 Αυγ 2016 23 Αυγ 2016 2.264 €
Alitalia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
23 Σεπ 2016 25 Σεπ 2016 192 €
Austrian Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
7 Αυγ 2016 12 Αυγ 2016 2.337 €
British Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
28 Σεπ 2016 2 Οκτ 2016 391 €
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
16 Ιουν 2016 24 Ιουν 2016 399 €
LOT Polish Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
17 Ιουν 2016 19 Ιουν 2016 252 €
Lufthansa German Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
6 Ιουν 2016 11 Ιουν 2016 252 €
6 Ιουν 2016 7 Ιουν 2016 252 €
9 Ιουν 2016 13 Ιουν 2016 252 €
9 Ιουν 2016 11 Ιουν 2016 252 €
23 Ιουν 2016 28 Ιουν 2016 252 €
Pegasus Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
12 Σεπ 2016 14 Σεπ 2016 82 €
19 Σεπ 2016 26 Σεπ 2016 82 €
21 Σεπ 2016 30 Σεπ 2016 82 €
26 Σεπ 2016 4 Οκτ 2016 82 €
TAROM
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
15 Σεπ 2016 23 Σεπ 2016 218 €
Tap Portugal
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
23 Σεπ 2016 4 Οκτ 2016 2.385 €
Turkish Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
6 Ιουν 2016 13 Ιουν 2016 128 €
25 Ιουν 2016 29 Ιουν 2016 128 €
23 Σεπ 2016 4 Οκτ 2016 128 €

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Athens to Istanbul (ATH to IST)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Athens to Istanbul, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be 93 €.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Athens to Istanbul (ATH to IST)?

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

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days 101 € 175 €
7-14 days 102 € 171 €
14-21 days 102 € 177 €
21-30 days 102 € 177 €
30-60 days 88 € 144 €
60-90 days 89 € 166 €
90+ days 82 € 143 €

Cheapest Day To Fly from Athens to Istanbul

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
88 € 89 € 90 € 90 € 101 € 90 € 101 €

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Athens to Istanbul

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
June Athens Istanbul Pegasus 5/6/2016 8/6/2016 0 101 €
July Athens Istanbul Aegean 25/7/2016 3/8/2016 0 88 €
August Athens Istanbul Aegean 9/8/2016 16/8/2016 0 89 €
September Athens Istanbul Pegasus 12/9/2016 14/9/2016 0 82 €
October Athens Istanbul Pegasus 10/10/2016 16/10/2016 0 82 €
November Athens Istanbul Aegean 19/11/2016 26/11/2016 0 86 €
December Athens Istanbul Aegean 1/12/2016 13/12/2016 0 90 €
January Athens Istanbul Aegean 14/1/2017 22/1/2017 0 90 €

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
133 €
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
133 € 105 €
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
105 € 102 €
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
102 € 102 €
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
102 € 127 €
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
127 €

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Athens to Istanbul (ATH to IST)

Your Athens 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 Athens to Istanbul is 567 €.

The average price for non-stop flights from Athens to Istanbul is 107 €.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Athens to Istanbul
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Aegean 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 08:20 19:10
Pegasus 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 12:15 12:15
Turkish 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 06:45 22:25

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Athens to Istanbul (ATH 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 Athens 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 Athens to Istanbul is 598 €.

The average price for round trip flights from Athens to Istanbul is 469 €.

Athens to Istanbul Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Athens to Istanbul?
Answer: The average Athens to Istanbul flight time is an hour and 24 minutes.
Question: How many kilometers are there between Athens and Istanbul?
Answer: The distance from Athens to Istanbul is 535 kilometers.
Question: How common are direct flights from Athens to Istanbul?
Answer: There are 56 direct flights from Athens to Istanbul.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Athens to Istanbul?
Answer: Turkish Airlines provides 50% of the non-stop flights between Athens and Istanbul.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Athens to Istanbul?
Answer: Amsterdam, NL

Airlines Flying from Athens to Istanbul (ATH to IST) Number of flights searched: 92Last modified: 31 Μαϊ 2016 12:42 πμ

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

Athens to Istanbul
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Germanwings CGN X
Aegean - X X X X X X X
Alitalia FCO X X X X X X X
KLM AMS X X X X X X X
Lufthansa FRA X X X X X X X
Lufthansa MUC / FRA X X X X X X X
LOT WAW X X X X X X X
Pegasus - X X X X X X X
TAROM OTP X X X X X X X
Aeroflot SVO X X X X X X X
Turkish - X X X X X X X
Turkish ESB X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Athens 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 Athens - ATH

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Athens to Mytilini Aegean, Air Berlin, Alitalia, Ryanair, Iberia, Thomas Cook, Olympic, Austrian, TAROM, Volotea, Vueling 108 €
Athens to Alexandroupolis Aegean, Air Berlin, Ryanair, Olympic 167 €
Athens to Limnos Aegean, Alitalia, Condor, Ryanair, Iberia, Olympic, Vueling 167 €
Athens to Samos Aegean, Air Berlin, British Airways, Air Nippon*, Ryanair, transavia.com, Iberia, Lufthansa, Olympic, Austrian, Jetairfly, Volotea, Vueling 163 €
Athens to Thessaloniki Germanwings, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Air Nippon*, Eurowings, Ryanair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Austrian, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Vueling 41 €
Athens to Kavala Germanwings, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Condor, Ryanair, NIKI, KLM, Lufthansa, Thomas Cook, Olympic, Czech, Austrian, TAROM, SAS, Brussels 167 €
Athens to Rhodes Germanwings, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Condor, Air Nippon*, Ryanair, Sky Express, NIKI, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, Czech, Austrian, Jetairfly, easyJet, Vueling 61 €
Athens to Chios Aegean, Ryanair, Olympic 170 €
Athens to Kos Germanwings, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Air Nippon*, Ryanair, Sky Express, transavia.com, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, Jet2, Thomas Cook, Olympic, Austrian, SmartWings, TAROM, Jetairfly, easyJet, Vueling, TUIfly 167 €

Cheap International Flights from Athens - ATH

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Athens to London Germanwings, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Flybe, airBaltic, Norwegian Air, Condor, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, Bulgaria Air, Ryanair, transavia.com, Iberia, Meridiana, Adria, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Transavia, Tap Portugal, easyJet, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Vueling, FlexFlight, WIZZ, Sunexpress, Monarch 71 €
Athens to Paris Germanwings, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Flybe, BMI Regional, airBaltic, Blue Panorama, Condor, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, Bulgaria Air, Ryanair, NIKI, transavia.com, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, SmartWings, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Transavia, Tap Portugal, easyJet, Air Europa, Volotea, Vueling, WIZZ 152 €
Athens to Varna Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Air Nippon*, Bulgaria Air, Ryanair, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Austrian, TAROM, Brussels, Jetairfly, Vueling, WIZZ, Sunexpress 241 €
Athens to Bucharest Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Condor, Air Nippon*, Eurowings, Bulgaria Air, Ryanair, NIKI, Iberia, Meridiana, Adria, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, SmartWings, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, easyJet, Vueling, WIZZ 91 €
Athens to Sofia Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Blue Panorama, Air Nippon*, Eurowings, Bulgaria Air, Ryanair, Iberia, KLM, Air Malta, Lufthansa, LOT, Austrian, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, easyJet, Volotea, Vueling, WIZZ 105 €
Athens to Ankara Germanwings, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Bulgaria Air, Meridiana, Atlasjet, KLM, Air Malta, Lufthansa, LOT, Austrian, Pegasus, TAROM, SAS, Turkish, Sunexpress, SunExpress 119 €

Cheap Domestic Flights to Istanbul - IST

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Izmir to Istanbul Onur Air, Atlasjet, Pegasus, Turkish, SunExpress 36 €
Thessaloniki to Mytilini Aegean, Air Berlin, Alitalia, Ryanair, Iberia, Lufthansa, Olympic, Austrian, TAROM, Volotea, Vueling 96 €

Cheap International Flights to Istanbul - IST

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Thessaloniki to Istanbul Germanwings, Onur Air, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Air Nippon*, Eurowings, Bulgaria Air, Ryanair, Adria, Atlasjet, KLM, Lufthansa, Czech, Austrian, Pegasus, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Turkish, Tap Portugal, easyJet, WIZZ, Sunexpress 122 €
Heraklion - Iraklion to Istanbul Germanwings, Onur Air, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Air Nippon*, Eurowings, transavia.com, Meridiana, Atlasjet, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, Pegasus, SmartWings, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Turkish, Tap Portugal, easyJet, TUIfly, Sunexpress 171 €
Chania to Istanbul Germanwings, Onur Air, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Norwegian Air, Condor, Ryanair, NIKI, Atlasjet, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, Czech, Austrian, Pegasus, SmartWings, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Turkish, easyJet, WIZZ, SunExpress 172 €
Kos to Istanbul Onur Air, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, transavia.com, Meridiana, Atlasjet, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, Pegasus, TAROM, Jetairfly, Turkish, SunExpress 170 €
Thira to Istanbul Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Blue Panorama, Condor, Bulgaria Air, NIKI, transavia.com, Meridiana, Atlasjet, KLM, Air Malta, Lufthansa, LOT, Austrian, Pegasus, Primera Air, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Turkish, Transavia, easyJet, SunExpress 218 €
Mytilini to Istanbul Aegean, Air Berlin, Alitalia, Adria, Pegasus, TAROM, Turkish, easyJet, WIZZ, Corendon 222 €
Samos to Istanbul Onur Air, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, NIKI, Atlasjet, KLM, Air Malta, Lufthansa, Czech, Austrian, Pegasus, SmartWings, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Turkish 254 €
Mykonos to Istanbul Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Bulgaria Air, NIKI, Meridiana, Atlasjet, KLM, Air Malta, Lufthansa, LOT, Austrian, Pegasus, TAROM, SAS, Turkish, easyJet 180 €
Chios to Istanbul Aegean, Air France, Alitalia, Bulgaria Air, KLM, Air Malta, Austrian, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Turkish 340 €
Limnos to Istanbul Aegean, Air France, Alitalia, KLM, TAROM, Turkish Check Dates
Leros to Istanbul Aegean, TAROM, Turkish Check Dates
Kefallinia to Istanbul Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, KLM, Czech, Austrian, TAROM, Turkish Check Dates
Thessaloniki to London Germanwings, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Flybe, airBaltic, Norwegian Air, Condor, Aer Lingus, Air Nippon*, Eurowings, Ryanair, transavia.com, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SmartWings, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Transavia, Tap Portugal, easyJet, Vueling, WIZZ, Monarch 177 €
Cheap Flights from Athens to Istanbul, TR, Turkey, from 91 € Round trip from ATH to IST