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Cheap Flights from Athens to Istanbul, TR, Turkey - ATH to IST

Popular flights from Athens 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.

Aegean Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 3, 2016 Mar 6, 2016 EUR79
Mar 3, 2016 Mar 6, 2016 EUR79
Mar 3, 2016 Mar 17, 2016 EUR79
Mar 4, 2016 Mar 6, 2016 EUR79
Mar 4, 2016 Mar 10, 2016 EUR79
Air Berlin
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 21, 2016 Mar 22, 2016 EUR1,202
Air France
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 14, 2016 Mar 15, 2016 EUR1,724
Mar 15, 2016 Mar 16, 2016 EUR1,724
Alitalia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 30, 2016 Apr 3, 2016 EUR170
Mar 30, 2016 Apr 6, 2016 EUR170
Apr 1, 2016 Apr 3, 2016 EUR170
Apr 1, 2016 Apr 5, 2016 EUR170
Apr 2, 2016 Apr 3, 2016 EUR170
British Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 1, 2016 Mar 5, 2016 EUR366
Mar 1, 2016 Mar 7, 2016 EUR366
Mar 1, 2016 Mar 8, 2016 EUR366
Mar 2, 2016 Mar 5, 2016 EUR366
Mar 2, 2016 Mar 7, 2016 EUR366
Iberia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 29, 2016 Apr 4, 2016 EUR1,862
May 20, 2016 May 23, 2016 EUR1,862
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Apr 1, 2016 Apr 3, 2016 EUR255
Apr 1, 2016 Apr 4, 2016 EUR255
Apr 1, 2016 Apr 5, 2016 EUR255
Apr 4, 2016 Apr 7, 2016 EUR255
Apr 4, 2016 Apr 8, 2016 EUR255
LOT Polish Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Apr 1, 2016 Apr 3, 2016 EUR293
Apr 2, 2016 Apr 3, 2016 EUR293
Apr 8, 2016 Apr 11, 2016 EUR293
Apr 8, 2016 Apr 12, 2016 EUR293
Apr 9, 2016 Apr 11, 2016 EUR293
Lufthansa German Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Apr 2, 2016 Apr 3, 2016 EUR235
Apr 7, 2016 Apr 11, 2016 EUR235
Apr 9, 2016 Apr 11, 2016 EUR235
Apr 9, 2016 Apr 12, 2016 EUR235
Apr 11, 2016 Apr 17, 2016 EUR235
Pegasus Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 23, 2016 Apr 4, 2016 EUR100
Sas Scandinavian Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 8, 2016 May 14, 2016 EUR1,348
TAROM
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 31, 2016 Apr 5, 2016 EUR209
May 6, 2016 May 15, 2016 EUR209
May 13, 2016 May 15, 2016 EUR209
May 19, 2016 May 22, 2016 EUR209
May 19, 2016 May 23, 2016 EUR209
Tap Portugal
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 3, 2016 Mar 6, 2016 EUR1,890
Turkish Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 23, 2016 Apr 4, 2016 EUR104
Air Baltic
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 4, 2016 Jun 9, 2016 EUR1,015
easyJet
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Feb 28, 2016 Mar 3, 2016 EUR217

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 EUR79.

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 EUR105 EUR141
7-14 days EUR93 EUR141
14-21 days EUR79 EUR141
21-30 days EUR79 EUR141
30-60 days EUR79 EUR141
60-90 days EUR80 EUR141
90+ days EUR95 EUR170

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
EUR79 EUR79 EUR79 EUR79 EUR79 EUR79 EUR79

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
February Athens Istanbul Aegean 2/23/16 3/1/16 0 EUR93
March Athens Istanbul Aegean 3/3/16 3/6/16 0 EUR79
April Athens Istanbul Aegean 4/1/16 4/5/16 0 EUR80
May Athens Istanbul Aegean 5/3/16 5/7/16 0 EUR95
June Athens Istanbul Aegean 6/1/16 6/6/16 0 EUR95
July Athens Istanbul Aegean 7/21/16 7/25/16 0 EUR95
August Athens Istanbul Aegean 8/2/16 8/15/16 0 EUR95
September Athens Istanbul Aegean 9/1/16 9/5/16 0 EUR95

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
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
EUR101
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
EUR101 EUR93
28 29 1 2 3 4 5
EUR93 EUR79
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
EUR79 EUR101
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
EUR101 EUR79
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
EUR79

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 EUR943.

The average price for non-stop flights from Athens to Istanbul is EUR94.

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 2 3 07:35 19:05
Pegasus 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 12:45 12:45
Turkish 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 06:40 22:05

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 EUR594.

The average price for round trip flights from Athens to Istanbul is EUR854.

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 26 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 55 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)

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
Aegean - X X X X X X X
Alitalia FCO X X X X X X X
Iberia MAD 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
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

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, transavia.com, Iberia, Thomas Cook, Olympic, Austrian, easyJet, Volotea, Vueling EUR171
Athens to Alexandroupolis Aegean, Olympic EUR171
Athens to Limnos Aegean, Iberia, Olympic, Vueling EUR171
Athens to Samos Aegean, Air Berlin, Ryanair, transavia.com, Iberia, Olympic, Austrian, Vueling EUR171
Athens to Thessaloniki Germanwings, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Air Nippon*, Ryanair, transavia.com, Iberia, Adria, KLM, Lufthansa, Olympic, Austrian, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, easyJet, Vueling EUR53
Athens to Kavala Germanwings, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Ryanair, NIKI, Lufthansa, LOT, Olympic, Austrian, easyJet EUR171
Athens to Rhodes Germanwings, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Condor, Ryanair, Sky Express, transavia.com, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, Olympic, Czech, Austrian, Jetairfly, easyJet, Vueling, TUIfly EUR60
Athens to Chios Aegean, Ryanair, Olympic, Austrian EUR171
Athens to Kos Germanwings, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Ryanair, NIKI, transavia.com, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, Jet2, Thomas Cook, Olympic, Austrian, TAROM, Jetairfly, easyJet, Vueling, TUIfly EUR171

Cheap International Flights from Athens - ATH

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Athens to London Germanwings, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Flybe, airBaltic, Condor, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, Bulgaria Air, Ryanair, Thomas Cook, Iberia, Meridiana, Adria, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Mediterranee, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SmartWings, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, easyJet, Air Europa, Vueling, WIZZ, Sunexpress, Monarch EUR123
Athens to Paris Germanwings, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Flybe, airBaltic, Condor, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, Bulgaria Air, Ryanair, transavia.com, Iberia, Adria, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Mediterranee, Czech, Austrian, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Transavia, Tap Portugal, easyJet, Air Europa, Vueling, WIZZ EUR119
Athens to Varna Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Bulgaria Air, Adria, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Austrian, TAROM, Brussels, Jetairfly EUR239
Athens to Bucharest Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Condor, Eurowings, Bulgaria Air, Ryanair, NIKI, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Air Malta, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, SmartWings, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Vueling, WIZZ EUR93
Athens to Sofia Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Bulgaria Air, Ryanair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, easyJet, Vueling, WIZZ EUR119
Athens to Ankara Germanwings, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, Air Nippon*, Bulgaria Air, Meridiana, Adria, KLM, Air Malta, Lufthansa, LOT, Austrian, Pegasus, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Turkish, Sunexpress EUR153

Cheap Domestic Flights to Istanbul - IST

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Izmir to Istanbul Onur Air, Atlasjet, Pegasus, Turkish, SunExpress EUR42
Thessaloniki to Mytilini Aegean, Air Berlin, Finnair, Alitalia, Ryanair, NIKI, transavia.com, Iberia, Lufthansa, Thomas Cook, Olympic, Austrian, TAROM, Volotea EUR130

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*, Adria, Atlasjet, KLM, Lufthansa, Czech, Austrian, Pegasus, TAROM, SAS, Turkish, Tap Portugal, easyJet, SunExpress EUR114
Heraklion - Iraklion to Istanbul Germanwings, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, NIKI, Iberia, Meridiana, Atlasjet, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, Pegasus, SmartWings, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Turkish, Tap Portugal, easyJet, TUIfly EUR160
Chania to Istanbul Onur Air, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Bulgaria Air, Ryanair, NIKI, Thomas Cook, transavia.com, Adria, Atlasjet, KLM, Air Malta, Lufthansa, Czech, Austrian, Pegasus, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Jetairfly, Turkish, Sunexpress EUR110
Kos to Istanbul Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Meridiana, KLM, Lufthansa, Czech, Austrian, Pegasus, TAROM, SAS, Turkish, Sunexpress EUR137
Thira to Istanbul Germanwings, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, NIKI, Iberia, Meridiana, Atlasjet, KLM, Air Malta, Lufthansa, LOT, Austrian, Pegasus, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Turkish EUR178
Mytilini to Istanbul Aegean, Air Berlin, Alitalia, transavia.com, Atlasjet, Air Malta, Austrian, Pegasus, TAROM, Turkish EUR118
Samos to Istanbul Onur Air, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, NIKI, Atlasjet, KLM, Lufthansa, Czech, Austrian, Pegasus, SmartWings, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Turkish EUR118
Mykonos to Istanbul Germanwings, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, NIKI, Iberia, Meridiana, Atlasjet, KLM, Lufthansa, Austrian, Pegasus, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Turkish EUR207
Chios to Istanbul Aegean, Air France, Alitalia, KLM, Air Malta, Austrian, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Turkish EUR118
Limnos to Istanbul Aegean, Air France, Alitalia, Austrian, TAROM, Turkish Check Dates
Leros to Istanbul Aegean, Air France, Alitalia, KLM, Austrian, TAROM, Turkish EUR193
Kefallinia to Istanbul Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, Air Malta, Czech, Austrian, TAROM, Brussels, Turkish EUR158
Thessaloniki to London Germanwings, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Aer Lingus, Air Nippon*, Eurowings, Ryanair, Iberia, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, SmartWings, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, easyJet, Vueling, WIZZ EUR131
Cheap Flights from Athens to Istanbul, TR, Turkey, from EUR89 Round trip from ATH to IST