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Cheap Flights from Bucharest to Istanbul, TR, Turkey - BUH to IST

Popular flights from Bucharest 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
Jul 29, 2016 Jul 31, 2016 RON560
Air Berlin
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 10, 2016 Aug 26, 2016 RON2,562
Air France
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 24, 2016 Jun 1, 2016 RON892
May 26, 2016 Jun 1, 2016 RON892
Jun 4, 2016 Jun 7, 2016 RON892
Alitalia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 1, 2016 Jun 7, 2016 RON661
Jun 1, 2016 Jun 8, 2016 RON661
Jun 8, 2016 Jun 14, 2016 RON661
Jun 8, 2016 Jun 15, 2016 RON661
Jun 13, 2016 Jun 17, 2016 RON661
Atlasjet Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 12, 2016 May 16, 2016 RON5,479
May 30, 2016 Jun 5, 2016 RON5,479
Jul 27, 2016 Jul 31, 2016 RON5,479
British Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 16, 2016 May 20, 2016 RON1,905
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 26, 2016 Jun 1, 2016 RON783
Jun 2, 2016 Jun 7, 2016 RON783
Jun 2, 2016 Jun 8, 2016 RON783
Jun 4, 2016 Jun 7, 2016 RON783
Jun 7, 2016 Jun 14, 2016 RON783
LOT Polish Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 17, 2016 Jun 24, 2016 RON11,916
Lufthansa German Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 10, 2016 May 15, 2016 RON920
May 10, 2016 May 16, 2016 RON920
May 10, 2016 May 17, 2016 RON920
May 10, 2016 May 18, 2016 RON920
May 10, 2016 May 19, 2016 RON920
Pegasus Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 2, 2016 Jun 9, 2016 RON540
Jun 8, 2016 Jun 15, 2016 RON540
Jul 14, 2016 Jul 17, 2016 RON540
Jul 22, 2016 Jul 27, 2016 RON540
Jul 27, 2016 Jul 31, 2016 RON540
Sas Scandinavian Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 3, 2016 Aug 10, 2016 RON8,975
TAROM
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 18, 2016 May 23, 2016 RON435
May 18, 2016 May 23, 2016 RON435
May 18, 2016 May 24, 2016 RON435
May 21, 2016 May 23, 2016 RON435
May 23, 2016 May 25, 2016 RON435
Tap Portugal
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 10, 2016 Jun 13, 2016 RON8,960
Jul 8, 2016 Jul 10, 2016 RON8,960
Jul 16, 2016 Jul 24, 2016 RON8,960
Turkish Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 5, 2016 May 12, 2016 RON603
May 6, 2016 May 7, 2016 RON603
May 6, 2016 May 9, 2016 RON603
May 6, 2016 May 10, 2016 RON603
May 6, 2016 May 11, 2016 RON603

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Bucharest to Istanbul (BUH to IST)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Bucharest to Istanbul, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be RON435.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Bucharest to Istanbul (BUH to IST)?

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

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days RON517 RON728
7-14 days RON521 RON654
14-21 days RON435 RON622
21-30 days RON435 RON571
30-60 days RON435 RON626
60-90 days RON435 RON560
90+ days RON435 RON493

Cheapest Day To Fly from Bucharest to Istanbul

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
RON435 RON435 RON435 RON435 RON435 RON435 RON435

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Bucharest to Istanbul

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Bucharest Istanbul TAROM 5/18/16 5/23/16 0 RON435
June Bucharest Istanbul TAROM 6/1/16 6/5/16 0 RON435
July Bucharest Istanbul TAROM 7/1/16 7/3/16 0 RON435
August Bucharest Istanbul TAROM 8/1/16 8/4/16 0 RON435
September Bucharest Istanbul TAROM 9/2/16 9/4/16 0 RON435
October Bucharest Istanbul TAROM 10/3/16 10/20/16 0 RON435
November Bucharest Istanbul TAROM 11/4/16 11/7/16 0 RON435
December Bucharest Istanbul TAROM 12/1/16 12/19/16 0 RON435

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
RON603
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
RON603 RON603
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
RON603 RON435
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
RON435 RON435
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
RON435 RON435
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
RON435

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Bucharest to Istanbul (BUH to IST)

Your Bucharest 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 Bucharest to Istanbul is RON4,380.

The average price for non-stop flights from Bucharest to Istanbul is RON525.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Bucharest to Istanbul
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Pegasus 1 0 1 1 1 0 1 12:15 12:15
TAROM 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 08:35 16:25
Turkish 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 05:55 21:45

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Bucharest to Istanbul (BUH 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 Bucharest 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 Bucharest to Istanbul is RON2,413.

The average price for round trip flights from Bucharest to Istanbul is RON3,778.

Bucharest to Istanbul Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Bucharest to Istanbul?
Answer: The average Bucharest to Istanbul flight time is an hour and 20 minutes.
Question: How many kilometers are there between Bucharest and Istanbul?
Answer: The distance from Bucharest to Istanbul is 455 kilometers.
Question: How common are direct flights from Bucharest to Istanbul?
Answer: There are 40 direct flights from Bucharest to Istanbul.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Bucharest to Istanbul?
Answer: Turkish Airlines provides 52% of the non-stop flights between Bucharest and Istanbul.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Bucharest to Istanbul?
Answer: Amsterdam, NL

Airlines Flying from Bucharest to Istanbul (BUH to IST)

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

Bucharest to Istanbul
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Aegean ATH X X X X X X X
Air France CDG X X X X X X X
Alitalia FCO X X X X X X X
Alitalia LIN / FCO X X X X X X
flydubai DXB X X X X X X
Air Serbia BEG 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
Swiss ZRH X X X X X X X
Pegasus - X X X X X
TAROM - 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 Bucharest and Istanbul, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Cheap International Flights from Bucharest - BUH

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Bucharest to London Germanwings, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Norwegian Air, Condor, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, Bulgaria Air, Ryanair, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SmartWings, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, easyJet, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Vueling, WIZZ, Air Nostrum, Monarch RON724
Bucharest to Varna Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Bulgaria Air, Ryanair, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, SmartWings, TAROM, WIZZ, Sunexpress RON1,295
Bucharest to Athens Germanwings, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Blue Panorama, Air Nippon*, Eurowings, Bulgaria Air, Ryanair, Iberia, Meridiana, Adria, KLM, Air Malta, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, SmartWings, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, easyJet, Vueling, WIZZ RON399
Bucharest to Paris Germanwings, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Eurowings, Bulgaria Air, Ryanair, NIKI, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, SmartWings, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Transavia, Tap Portugal, easyJet, Air Europa, Vueling, WIZZ RON571
Bucharest to Ankara Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Bulgaria Air, Meridiana, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, Pegasus, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Turkish RON744
Bucharest to Antalya Onur Air, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Bulgaria Air, Ryanair, Meridiana, Atlasjet, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, Pegasus, SmartWings, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Turkish, easyJet, Corendon, Sunexpress, SunExpress RON744
Bucharest to Izmir Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Bulgaria Air, Meridiana, Atlasjet, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, Pegasus, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Turkish RON740
Bucharest to Thessaloniki Germanwings, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Air Nippon*, Eurowings, Bulgaria Air, Ryanair, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, SmartWings, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Vueling, WIZZ RON517
Bucharest to Bodrum Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Bulgaria Air, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, Pegasus, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Turkish RON744
Bucharest to Alexandroupolis Aegean, Lufthansa, LOT, Austrian, TAROM RON963
Bucharest to Rhodes Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Blue Panorama, Condor, Air Dolomiti, Bulgaria Air, Ryanair, NIKI, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, SmartWings, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Vueling, WIZZ RON607
Bucharest to Rome Germanwings, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Eurowings, Bulgaria Air, Ryanair, NIKI, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, SmartWings, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Vueling, WIZZ, Monarch RON462

Cheap Domestic Flights to Istanbul - IST

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Sofia to Varna Aegean, Air Berlin, Alitalia, British Airways, Bulgaria Air, Ryanair, Iberia, Lufthansa, Czech, Austrian, TAROM, easyJet, WIZZ, Sunexpress, Monarch RON395
Cluj-Napoca to Bucharest Air Berlin, Alitalia, Ryanair, Iberia, Lufthansa, LOT, Austrian, TAROM, Brussels, WIZZ RON176
Iasi to Bucharest Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Austrian, TAROM, Brussels, WIZZ RON145
Varna to Sofia Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Bulgaria Air, Ryanair, Air Malta, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, Germania, easyJet, Vueling, WIZZ, Sunexpress RON395

Cheap International Flights to Istanbul - IST

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Sofia to Istanbul Onur Air, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Bulgaria Air, Ryanair, Iberia, Atlasjet, KLM, Air Malta, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, Pegasus, TAROM, SAS, Turkish, Tap Portugal, WIZZ RON681
Varna to Istanbul Germanwings, Onur Air, Aegean, Air Berlin, Alitalia, Condor, Bulgaria Air, NIKI, Adria, Atlasjet, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, Pegasus, TAROM, Turkish, WIZZ, Sunexpress, SunExpress RON657
Iasi to Istanbul Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Bulgaria Air, Adria, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, TAROM, Turkish RON415
Sibiu to Istanbul Air Berlin, Adria, Lufthansa, LOT, Austrian, TAROM, Turkish Check Dates
Cluj-Napoca to Istanbul Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Bulgaria Air, Adria, Atlasjet, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, TAROM, Brussels, Turkish, SunExpress RON423
Tirgu Mures to Istanbul Atlasjet, KLM, Turkish, SunExpress Check Dates
Sofia to London Germanwings, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Flybe, airBaltic, Norwegian Air, Condor, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, Bulgaria Air, Ryanair, Iberia, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SmartWings, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, easyJet, Air Europa, Vueling, WIZZ, Monarch RON681
Sofia to Athens Germanwings, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Air Nippon*, Bulgaria Air, Ryanair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, easyJet, Volotea, Vueling, WIZZ RON599
Sofia to Izmir Onur Air, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Bulgaria Air, Atlasjet, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Austrian, TAROM, Turkish, SunExpress RON955
Sofia to Bucharest Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Eurowings, Bulgaria Air, Ryanair, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, SmartWings, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, easyJet, Air Europa, Vueling, WIZZ RON489
Sofia to Antalya Onur Air, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, Condor, Bulgaria Air, NIKI, Atlasjet, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, Pegasus, TAROM, Turkish, easyJet, Sunexpress, SunExpress RON1,357
Sofia to Moscow Germanwings, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Air Nippon*, Bulgaria Air, Ryanair, Iberia, KLM, Air Malta, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, SmartWings, TAROM, S7, SAS, Brussels, Aeroflot, Tap Portugal, Ural, UTAir, Air Europa, Vueling, WIZZ, Monarch RON818
Varna to London Germanwings, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Condor, Eurowings, Bulgaria Air, Ryanair, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SmartWings, SAS, Jetairfly, easyJet, WIZZ, Sunexpress, Monarch RON1,009
Sofia to Thessaloniki Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Air Nippon*, Bulgaria Air, Ryanair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, SmartWings, TAROM, SAS, Tap Portugal, easyJet, WIZZ RON935
Cheap Flights from Bucharest to Istanbul, TR, Turkey, from RON111 Round trip from BUH to IST