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

Popular flights from Athens to Istanbul

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
May 17, 2016 Jun 1, 2016 EUR83
May 26, 2016 Jun 1, 2016 EUR83
Jun 6, 2016 Jun 14, 2016 EUR83
Jun 7, 2016 Jun 27, 2016 EUR83
Jun 8, 2016 Jun 14, 2016 EUR83
Air Berlin
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 30, 2016 Jun 6, 2016 EUR1,322
Air France
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 11, 2016 Jun 16, 2016 EUR1,777
Alitalia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 9, 2016 Jun 18, 2016 EUR191
Jun 15, 2016 Jun 18, 2016 EUR191
British Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 11, 2016 May 17, 2016 EUR427
May 14, 2016 May 16, 2016 EUR427
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 25, 2016 Jun 4, 2016 EUR282
Jun 2, 2016 Jun 6, 2016 EUR282
Jun 8, 2016 Jun 14, 2016 EUR282
LOT Polish Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 14, 2016 May 16, 2016 EUR253
Jun 10, 2016 Jun 13, 2016 EUR253
Lufthansa German Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 3, 2016 May 5, 2016 EUR245
May 3, 2016 May 6, 2016 EUR245
May 14, 2016 May 16, 2016 EUR245
May 15, 2016 May 16, 2016 EUR245
May 19, 2016 May 21, 2016 EUR245
Pegasus Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 12, 2016 May 17, 2016 EUR102
May 14, 2016 May 17, 2016 EUR102
May 14, 2016 May 21, 2016 EUR102
May 18, 2016 May 28, 2016 EUR102
May 20, 2016 May 22, 2016 EUR102
TAROM
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jul 29, 2016 Aug 3, 2016 EUR215
Aug 24, 2016 Aug 31, 2016 EUR215
Tap Portugal
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 11, 2016 Jun 16, 2016 EUR1,930
Turkish Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 1, 2016 May 18, 2016 EUR129
May 7, 2016 May 15, 2016 EUR129
May 9, 2016 May 13, 2016 EUR129
May 9, 2016 May 15, 2016 EUR129
May 10, 2016 May 13, 2016 EUR129
easyJet
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 10, 2016 Aug 20, 2016 EUR302

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 EUR89.

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 EUR120 EUR177
7-14 days EUR102 EUR166
14-21 days EUR83 EUR166
21-30 days EUR83 EUR166
30-60 days EUR83 EUR166
60-90 days EUR99 EUR188
90+ days EUR98 EUR166

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
EUR83 EUR83 EUR83 EUR83 EUR91 EUR102 EUR102

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
May Athens Istanbul Aegean 5/17/16 6/1/16 0 EUR83
June Athens Istanbul Aegean 6/6/16 6/14/16 0 EUR83
July Athens Istanbul Aegean 7/1/16 7/11/16 0 EUR99
August Athens Istanbul Aegean 8/3/16 8/11/16 0 EUR99
September Athens Istanbul Aegean 9/27/16 10/8/16 0 EUR98
October Athens Istanbul Aegean 10/4/16 10/8/16 0 EUR99
November Athens Istanbul Pegasus 11/11/16 11/13/16 0 EUR121
December Athens Istanbul Pegasus 12/17/16 12/20/16 0 EUR121

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
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
EUR120
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
EUR120 EUR102
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
EUR102 EUR102
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
EUR102 EUR97
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
EUR97 EUR102
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
EUR102

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 EUR566.

The average price for non-stop flights from Athens to Istanbul is EUR109.

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 EUR583.

The average price for round trip flights from Athens to Istanbul is EUR484.

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)

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
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
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, Lufthansa, Thomas Cook, Olympic, Austrian, Volotea, Vueling EUR105
Athens to Alexandroupolis Aegean, Ryanair, Iberia, Olympic EUR167
Athens to Limnos Aegean, British Airways, Ryanair, Iberia, Olympic, Vueling EUR168
Athens to Samos Aegean, Air Berlin, Alitalia, airBaltic, Ryanair, NIKI, transavia.com, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Olympic, Austrian, SmartWings, Jetairfly, Volotea, Vueling, TUIfly EUR167
Athens to Thessaloniki Germanwings, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Condor, Air Nippon*, Eurowings, Ryanair, transavia.com, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Austrian, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, easyJet, Vueling EUR60
Athens to Kavala Germanwings, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, Condor, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, Ryanair, NIKI, Lufthansa, Thomas Cook, Olympic, Austrian, easyJet, TUIfly EUR167
Athens to Rhodes Germanwings, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Blue Panorama, Norwegian Air, Condor, Air Nippon*, Ryanair, Sky Express, NIKI, transavia.com, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SmartWings, Jetairfly, easyJet, Volotea, Vueling, TUIfly, Sunexpress EUR60
Athens to Chios Aegean, Ryanair, transavia.com, Olympic, easyJet EUR167
Athens to Kos Germanwings, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Air Nippon*, Ryanair, Sky Express, NIKI, transavia.com, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, Jet2, Thomas Cook, Olympic, Austrian, SmartWings, TAROM, Jetairfly, Transavia, easyJet, Volotea, Vueling, TUIfly EUR158

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, Volotea, Virgin Atlantic, Vueling, WIZZ, Sunexpress, Monarch EUR165
Athens to Paris Germanwings, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, BMI Regional, airBaltic, Norwegian Air, Condor, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, Bulgaria Air, Ryanair, NIKI, transavia.com, Iberia, Meridiana, Adria, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, SmartWings, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Transavia, Tap Portugal, easyJet, Volotea, Vueling, WIZZ EUR131
Athens to Varna Germanwings, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Air Nippon*, Bulgaria Air, Ryanair, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Austrian, TAROM, Brussels, Jetairfly, WIZZ, Sunexpress EUR238
Athens to Bucharest Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Condor, Air Nippon*, Eurowings, Bulgaria Air, Ryanair, NIKI, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Air Malta, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, SmartWings, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Vueling, WIZZ EUR90
Athens to Sofia Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Air Nippon*, Eurowings, Bulgaria Air, Ryanair, Iberia, KLM, Air Malta, Lufthansa, LOT, Austrian, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, easyJet, Vueling, WIZZ EUR125
Athens to Ankara Germanwings, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Air Nippon*, Bulgaria Air, Meridiana, KLM, Air Malta, Lufthansa, LOT, Austrian, Pegasus, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Turkish EUR138

Cheap Domestic Flights to Istanbul - IST

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Izmir to Istanbul Onur Air, Atlasjet, Pegasus, Turkish, SunExpress EUR36
Thessaloniki to Mytilini Aegean, Air Berlin, Alitalia, Ryanair, Iberia, Lufthansa, Jet2, Thomas Cook, Olympic, Austrian, TAROM, Volotea EUR96

Cheap International Flights to Istanbul - IST

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Thessaloniki to Istanbul Germanwings, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Air Nippon*, Ryanair, Iberia, Atlasjet, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, Pegasus, TAROM, SAS, Turkish, Tap Portugal, WIZZ EUR118
Heraklion - Iraklion to Istanbul Germanwings, Onur Air, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Air Nippon*, Eurowings, NIKI, transavia.com, Iberia, Meridiana, Atlasjet, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, Pegasus, SmartWings, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Turkish, Tap Portugal, easyJet, Vueling, TUIfly, Sunexpress EUR157
Chania to Istanbul Onur Air, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Norwegian Air, Condor, Ryanair, NIKI, transavia.com, Iberia, Atlasjet, KLM, Air Malta, Lufthansa, Czech, Austrian, Pegasus, SmartWings, TAROM, SAS, Turkish, easyJet, SunExpress EUR157
Kos to Istanbul Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Bulgaria Air, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, Czech, Austrian, Pegasus, TAROM, Turkish, easyJet EUR165
Thira to Istanbul Germanwings, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Bulgaria Air, NIKI, Iberia, Meridiana, Atlasjet, KLM, Air Malta, Lufthansa, LOT, Austrian, Pegasus, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Turkish, easyJet, SunExpress EUR201
Mytilini to Istanbul Germanwings, Onur Air, Aegean, Air Berlin, Alitalia, Atlasjet, Air Malta, Lufthansa, Thomas Cook, Austrian, Pegasus, TAROM, Turkish, SunExpress EUR165
Samos to Istanbul Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, KLM, Air Malta, Lufthansa, Czech, Austrian, TAROM, Turkish EUR165
Mykonos to Istanbul Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Ryanair, NIKI, Iberia, Meridiana, Atlasjet, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Austrian, Pegasus, TAROM, SAS, Turkish, easyJet, Monarch EUR139
Chios to Istanbul Aegean, Air France, Alitalia, KLM, Air Malta, Austrian, TAROM, Turkish EUR165
Limnos to Istanbul Aegean, Air France, Alitalia, TAROM, Turkish Check Dates
Leros to Istanbul Aegean, Air Berlin, TAROM, Turkish EUR269
Kefallinia to Istanbul Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, KLM, Czech, Austrian, TAROM, Turkish EUR165
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, Tap Portugal, easyJet, Vueling, WIZZ, Monarch EUR162
Cheap Flights from Athens to Istanbul, TR, Turkey, from EUR94 Round trip from ATH to IST