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Flights from Athens to Istanbul, Turkey Last modified: Sep 24, 2016 12:41 AM

Athens to Istanbul Last modified: Sep 24, 2016 12:41 AM

We've scanned 21,800,526,162 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from Athens to Istanbul. Aegean & Pegasus frequently offer the best deals on Athens to Istanbul flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Aegean
ATHIST
Wed 10/19
nonstop
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Sun 10/23
nonstop
€87
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Aegean
ATHIST
Sun 10/23
nonstop
ISTATH
Mon 10/24
nonstop
€87
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Aegean
ATHIST
Sun 10/23
nonstop
ISTATH
Mon 11/7
nonstop
€87
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Aegean
ATHIST
Mon 10/24
nonstop
ISTATH
Sun 11/6
nonstop
€87
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Aegean
ATHIST
Mon 10/24
nonstop
ISTATH
Tue 11/8
nonstop
€87
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Pegasus
ATHIST
Tue 10/11
nonstop
ISTATH
Tue 10/18
nonstop
€101
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Pegasus
ATHIST
Fri 10/14
nonstop
ISTATH
Sun 10/23
nonstop
€101
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Pegasus
ATHIST
Fri 10/14
nonstop
ISTATH
Mon 10/24
nonstop
€101
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Pegasus
ATHIST
Fri 10/21
nonstop
ISTATH
Mon 10/24
nonstop
€101
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Pegasus
ATHIST
Mon 10/24
nonstop
ISTATH
Sun 11/6
nonstop
€101
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Turkish
ATHIST
Mon 10/24
nonstop
ISTATH
Sun 11/6
nonstop
€130
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Turkish
ATHIST
Wed 10/26
nonstop
ISTATH
Mon 10/31
nonstop
€130
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Turkish
ATHIST
Thu 10/27
nonstop
ISTATH
Sun 10/30
nonstop
€130
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Turkish
ATHIST
Fri 10/28
nonstop
ISTATH
Mon 11/7
nonstop
€130
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Turkish
ATHIST
Tue 11/1
nonstop
ISTATH
Tue 11/8
nonstop
€130
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How Much is a Flight from Athens to Istanbul?

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 €87.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Athens to Istanbul?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we thinking FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for 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 found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should I book tickets from Athens to Istanbul?

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Athens to Istanbul.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days €139 €166
7-14 days €114 €165
14-21 days €101 €165
21-30 days €87 €157
30-60 days €87 €157
60-90 days €87 €167
90+ days €87 €158

Cheapest Day To Fly from Athens to Istanbul

We've examined 21,808,054,587 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Athens to Istanbul is Sunday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
€87 €87 €87 €87 €87 €87 €87

Compare Flight Prices from Athens to Istanbul by Month

Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for Athens to Istanbul flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
September Athens Istanbul Aegean 9/29/16 10/3/16 0 €139
October Athens Istanbul Aegean 10/19/16 10/23/16 0 €87
November Athens Istanbul Aegean 11/2/16 11/6/16 0 €87
December Athens Istanbul Aegean 12/1/16 12/6/16 0 €87
January Athens Istanbul Aegean 1/4/17 1/8/17 0 €87
February Athens Istanbul Aegean 2/3/17 2/6/17 0 €87
March Athens Istanbul Aegean 3/1/17 3/5/17 0 €87
April Athens Istanbul Aegean 4/9/17 4/20/17 0 €87

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Athens to Istanbul

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Athens to Istanbul. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
25 26 27 28 29 30 1
€139
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
€139 €126
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
€126 €102
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
€102 €100
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
€100 €102
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
€102

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Athens to Istanbul

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose 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 €548.

The average price for direct flights from Athens to Istanbul is €106.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Athens to Istanbul - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Aegean 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 08:20 19:10
Pegasus 2 1 2 1 2 1 1 06:35 12:15
Turkish 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 06:00 22:25

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Athens to Istanbul

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 €101.

The average price for round trip flights from Athens to Istanbul is €106.

Athens to Istanbul Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Athens to Istanbul?
Answer: The average Athens to Istanbul flight time is an hour and 24 minutes.
Question: How far is Istanbul from Athens?
Answer: The distance from Athens to Istanbul is 535 kilometers (333 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from Athens to Istanbul?
Answer: There are 59 direct flights from Athens to Istanbul.
Question: What are the most popular Athens airlines for direct flights from Athens to Istanbul?
Answer: Turkish Airlines provides 47% of the non-stop flights between Athens and Istanbul.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Athens to Istanbul?
Answer: Frankfurt, DE

Airlines in Athens flying to Istanbul Last modified: Sep 24, 2016 12:41 AMNumber of routes searched: 50Number of itineraries searched: 357,960

Wondering which airlines fly out of Athens to Istanbul? We've gathered the average price of Athens airlines with flights to Istanbul. Different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary showing which days of the week individual carriers offer flights for the next 30 days.

Athens to Istanbul
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Aegean -
TAROM OTP
Alitalia FCO
Turkish ADB
KLM AMS
Lufthansa FRA
LOT WAW
British Airways LHR
Air France CDG
Aeroflot SVO
MEA BEY
SAS CPH
Royal Jordanian AMM
Egyptair HBE
Aegean SKG
Egyptair CAI
Qatar DOH
Gulf Air BAH
UIA KBP
SAS ARN
Etihad AUH
Air Serbia BEG
Croatia ZAG
Germanwings CGN
Swiss ZRH
Air Moldova KIV
Air Canada YYZ
Emirates DXB
SAS GOT

Athens to Istanbul Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Athens and Istanbul. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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Cheap Domestic Flights from Athens - ATH

Cheap International Flights from Athens - ATH

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Athens to London Germanwings, Air Moldova, Aegean, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Norwegian Air, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, Iberia, Air Serbia, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, Austrian, Pegasus, SAS, Brussels, Turkish, Tap Portugal, Vueling €122
Flights from Athens to Paris Germanwings, Air Moldova, Aegean, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Eurowings, Iberia, Air Serbia, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, Austrian, Pegasus, SAS, Turkish, Vueling €111
Flights from Athens to Varna Bulgaria Air, Turkish €215
Flights from Athens to Bucharest Aegean, Air Nippon*, Bulgaria Air, Air Serbia, Pegasus, TAROM, Turkish €92
Flights from Athens to Sofia Aegean, Bulgaria Air, Turkish €84
Flights from Athens to Ankara Pegasus, Turkish €154

Cheap Domestic Flights to Istanbul - IST

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Izmir to Istanbul Onur Air, Atlasjet, Pegasus, Turkish €48
Flights from Thessaloniki to Mytilini Aegean, Olympic €159

Cheap International Flights to Istanbul - IST

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Thessaloniki to Istanbul Aegean, British Airways, KLM, Lufthansa, Aeroflot, Turkish, UTAir €124
Flights from Heraklion - Iraklion to Istanbul Germanwings, Air Moldova, Aegean, British Airways, KLM, Egyptair, Tap Portugal €116
Flights from Chania to Istanbul Aegean, NIKI €116
Flights from Kos to Istanbul Aegean, British Airways €186
Flights from Thira to Istanbul Aegean €159
Flights from Mytilini to IstanbulCheck Dates
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Flights from Mykonos to Istanbul Aegean, Atlasjet €136
Flights from Chios to IstanbulCheck Dates
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Flights from Thessaloniki to London Germanwings, Aegean, Air Berlin, Alitalia, British Airways, Eurowings, Iberia, Air Serbia, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, Austrian, SmartWings, SAS, Brussels, Vueling €142
Cheap Flights from Athens to Istanbul