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Cheap Flights from Istanbul to Seoul, KR, South Korea - IST to SEL

Popular flights from Istanbul to Seoul

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.

Asiana Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Feb 27, 2016 Mar 6, 2016 TRY2,146
Mar 1, 2016 Mar 13, 2016 TRY2,146
Mar 1, 2016 Mar 15, 2016 TRY2,146
Mar 3, 2016 Mar 10, 2016 TRY2,146
Mar 4, 2016 Mar 13, 2016 TRY2,146
Korean Air
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Feb 27, 2016 Mar 6, 2016 TRY2,005
Feb 29, 2016 Mar 7, 2016 TRY2,005
Mar 4, 2016 Mar 13, 2016 TRY2,005
Mar 7, 2016 Mar 18, 2016 TRY2,005
Mar 7, 2016 Mar 14, 2016 TRY2,005
Turkish Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Feb 19, 2016 Feb 26, 2016 TRY1,750
Feb 20, 2016 Feb 27, 2016 TRY1,750
Mar 15, 2016 Mar 19, 2016 TRY1,750
Mar 15, 2016 Mar 23, 2016 TRY1,750
Mar 16, 2016 Mar 19, 2016 TRY1,750

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Istanbul to Seoul (IST to SEL)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Istanbul to Seoul, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be TRY1,753.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Istanbul to Seoul (IST to SEL)?

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

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days TRY1,750 TRY2,719
7-14 days TRY1,750 TRY2,372
14-21 days TRY2,005 TRY2,372
21-30 days TRY2,005 TRY2,416
30-60 days TRY1,750 TRY2,416
60-90 days TRY2,005 TRY2,416
90+ days TRY2,005 TRY2,399

Cheapest Day To Fly from Istanbul to Seoul

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
TRY1,750 TRY1,750 TRY1,750 TRY1,759 TRY1,750 TRY1,750 TRY1,771

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Istanbul to Seoul

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
February Istanbul Seoul Turkish 2/19/16 2/26/16 0 TRY1,750
March Istanbul Seoul Turkish 3/15/16 3/19/16 0 TRY1,750
April Istanbul Seoul Korean 4/1/16 4/15/16 0 TRY2,005
May Istanbul Seoul Korean 5/4/16 5/18/16 0 TRY2,005
June Istanbul Seoul Korean 6/3/16 6/20/16 0 TRY2,005
July Istanbul Seoul Korean 7/2/16 7/10/16 0 TRY2,005
August Istanbul Seoul Korean 8/1/16 8/10/16 0 TRY2,005
September Istanbul Seoul Korean 9/2/16 9/17/16 0 TRY2,005

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

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 Istanbul to Seoul.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
TRY2,214
28 29 1 2 3 4 5
TRY2,214 TRY2,331
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
TRY2,331 TRY2,246
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
TRY2,246 TRY1,774
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
TRY1,774

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Istanbul to Seoul (IST to SEL)

Your Istanbul to Seoul 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 Istanbul to Seoul is TRY4,729.

The average price for non-stop flights from Istanbul to Seoul is TRY1,967.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Istanbul to Seoul
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Korean 1 0 1 0 1 1 1 20:45 20:45
Asiana 0 1 0 1 1 1 1 16:20 16:20
Turkish 1 1 2 2 2 2 1 01:20 18:20

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Istanbul to Seoul (IST to SEL)

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 Istanbul to Seoul. 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 Istanbul to Seoul is TRY2,921.

The average price for round trip flights from Istanbul to Seoul is TRY1,967.

Istanbul to Seoul Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Istanbul to Seoul?
Answer: The average Istanbul to Seoul flight time is 10 hours.
Question: How many kilometers are there between Istanbul and Seoul?
Answer: The distance from Istanbul to Seoul is 7934 kilometers.
Question: How common are direct flights from Istanbul to Seoul?
Answer: There are 21 direct flights from Istanbul to Seoul.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Istanbul to Seoul?
Answer: Turkish Airlines provides 52% of the non-stop flights between Istanbul and Seoul.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Istanbul to Seoul?
Answer: Doha, QA

Airlines Flying from Istanbul to Seoul (IST to SEL)

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

Istanbul to Seoul
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Air Canada YYZ / YVR X X X X X X
Air France CDG X X X X X X X
Alitalia FCO X X X X X X
British Airways LHR X X X X X X X
EVA Air TPE X X X X X X X
Emirates DXB X X X X X X X
Etihad AUH X X X X X X X
Astana ALA X X X X X X X
Astana SCO / ALA X X X X
Korean - X X X X X
KLM AMS X X X X X X X
Lufthansa FRA X X X X X X X
Lufthansa FRA / MUC X X X X X X X
Asiana - X X X X X X X
Qatar DOH X X X X X X X
Singapore SIN 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 Istanbul and Seoul, 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 Istanbul - IST

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Istanbul to Shanghai Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Atlasjet, China Eastern, Turkish, Shenzhen TRY1,506
Istanbul to Beijing Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Atlasjet, China Eastern, Turkish TRY1,377
Istanbul to Cheongju Korean, Asiana, Turkish Check Dates
Istanbul to Bangkok Atlasjet, Pegasus, Bangkok, Thai, Turkish TRY2,493
Istanbul to Tokyo JAL, Atlasjet, All Nippon, Turkish TRY1,994
Istanbul to London Germanwings, Onur Air, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Bulgaria Air, Ryanair, Iberia, Meridiana, Adria, Atlasjet, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, Pegasus, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Germania, Turkish, Tap Portugal, easyJet, Air Europa, WIZZ, SunExpress, Monarch TRY279
Istanbul to Dubai Emirates, Etihad, flydubai, Atlasjet, Pegasus, Turkish TRY617
Istanbul to Busan Korean, Asiana, Turkish TRY2,184
Istanbul to Osaka JAL, Atlasjet, All Nippon, Turkish TRY1,741
Istanbul to Guangzhou Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Atlasjet, Xiamen, China Eastern, Turkish, Shenzhen TRY1,363
Istanbul to Hong Kong Cathay, Hong Kong, Dragonair, Atlasjet, Turkish TRY1,906
Istanbul to Taipei EVA Air, China Airlines, Atlasjet, Turkish TRY2,681
Istanbul to Manila Cebu Pacific, Atlasjet, Philippine, Turkish TRY2,607
Istanbul to Gwangju Korean, Asiana, Turkish Check Dates
Istanbul to Daegu Korean, Asiana, Turkish Check Dates
Istanbul to Paris Germanwings, Onur Air, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Bulgaria Air, Ryanair, Iberia, Adria, Atlasjet, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, Pegasus, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Turkish, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic, SunExpress TRY344
Istanbul to Singapore Atlasjet, Pegasus, Singapore, Turkish, Tigerair TRY2,311
Istanbul to Ulsan Korean, Asiana, Turkish Check Dates
Istanbul to Amsterdam Germanwings, Onur Air, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Bulgaria Air, transavia.com, Iberia, Adria, Atlasjet, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, Pegasus, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Turkish, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Vueling, Corendon, Sunexpress, SunExpress TRY303
Istanbul to Fukuoka JAL, All Nippon, Turkish TRY2,443
Istanbul to Moscow Onur Air, Atlasjet, Pegasus, S7, Aeroflot, Turkish, Ural, UTAir, SunExpress, NordStar TRY426
Istanbul to Jinju Korean, Asiana, Turkish Check Dates
Istanbul to Yeosu Korean, Asiana, Turkish Check Dates
Istanbul to Frankfurt Germanwings, Onur Air, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Bulgaria Air, Iberia, Adria, Atlasjet, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, Pegasus, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Turkish, Tap Portugal, TUIfly, Sunexpress, SunExpress TRY344
Istanbul to Jeju Korean, Asiana, Turkish TRY2,184
Istanbul to Kuala Lumpur AirAsia, AirAsia X, Atlasjet, Malaysia, Malindo, Pegasus, Turkish TRY1,530
Istanbul to Shenyang Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, Turkish TRY2,293
Istanbul to New York American, JetBlue, Atlasjet, Turkish, United TRY1,242
Istanbul to Dalian Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Turkish TRY2,554

Cheap International Flights to Seoul - SEL

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Varna to Seoul Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Bulgaria Air, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, Czech, Austrian, Asiana, FlexFlight Check Dates
Cheap Flights from Istanbul to Seoul, KR, South Korea, from TRY596 Round trip from IST to SEL