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

Popular flights from Istanbul to Seoul

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.

Asiana Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
31.May.2016 04.Haz.2016 1.971 TL
12.Haz.2016 19.Haz.2016 1.971 TL
Korean Air
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
15.Haz.2016 19.Haz.2016 2.247 TL
Turkish Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
16.May.2016 20.May.2016 1.809 TL
20.May.2016 30.May.2016 1.809 TL

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 1.903 TL.

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 2.244 TL 2.635 TL
7-14 days 1.809 TL 2.506 TL
14-21 days 1.809 TL 2.518 TL
21-30 days 1.971 TL 2.494 TL
30-60 days 1.971 TL 2.494 TL
60-90 days 2.221 TL 2.494 TL
90+ days 1.962 TL 2.471 TL

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
1.809 TL 1.818 TL 2.247 TL 1.827 TL 1.809 TL 1.980 TL 1.827 TL

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
May Istanbul Seoul Turkish 16.05.2016 20.05.2016 0 1.809 TL
June Istanbul Seoul Asiana 12.06.2016 19.06.2016 0 1.971 TL
July Istanbul Seoul Asiana 22.07.2016 07.08.2016 0 2.221 TL
August Istanbul Seoul Asiana 08.08.2016 25.08.2016 0 2.236 TL
September Istanbul Seoul Asiana 20.09.2016 27.09.2016 0 1.968 TL
October Istanbul Seoul Asiana 01.10.2016 08.10.2016 0 1.980 TL
November Istanbul Seoul Asiana 13.11.2016 26.11.2016 0 1.980 TL
December Istanbul Seoul Asiana 16.12.2016 25.12.2016 0 1.980 TL

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
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
3.091 TL
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
3.091 TL 2.430 TL
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
2.430 TL
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
2.430 TL
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
2.430 TL

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 6.314 TL.

The average price for non-stop flights from Istanbul to Seoul is 2.221 TL.

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 0 0 1 1 0 21:20 21:20
Asiana 0 1 0 1 1 1 1 17:30 17:30
Turkish 1 1 2 2 2 2 1 01:20 18:35

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 3.921 TL.

The average price for round trip flights from Istanbul to Seoul is 2.221 TL.

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 9 hours and 47 minutes.
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 18 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 61% 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 X
Air France CDG X X X X X X X
Alitalia FCO 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
China Southern URC 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 / TSE X X X X
Korean - 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 Onur Air, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Atlasjet, Xiamen, China Eastern, Turkish, SunExpress, Shenzhen 1.568 TL
Istanbul to Beijing Onur Air, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Atlasjet, China Eastern, Turkish, SunExpress 1.436 TL
Istanbul to Cheongju Korean, Asiana, Turkish 4.600 TL
Istanbul to Bangkok Onur Air, Atlasjet, Pegasus, Bangkok, Thai, Turkish, SunExpress 1.806 TL
Istanbul to Tokyo Onur Air, JAL, Atlasjet, All Nippon, Turkish, SunExpress 2.215 TL
Istanbul to London Germanwings, Onur Air, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Norwegian Air, Condor, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, Bulgaria Air, Ryanair, Iberia, Meridiana, Adria, Atlasjet, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, Pegasus, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Turkish, Tap Portugal, easyJet, Virgin Atlantic, Vueling, WIZZ, SunExpress, Monarch 198 TL
Istanbul to Dubai Emirates, Etihad, flydubai, Air Arabia, Atlasjet, Pegasus, Turkish, SunExpress 665 TL
Istanbul to Busan Korean, Asiana, Turkish 2.415 TL
Istanbul to Osaka JAL, Atlasjet, All Nippon, Turkish 1.812 TL
Istanbul to Guangzhou Sichuan, Onur Air, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Atlasjet, Xiamen, China Eastern, Turkish, Shenzhen 1.424 TL
Istanbul to Hong Kong Onur Air, Cathay, Hong Kong, Dragonair, Atlasjet, Turkish 2.338 TL
Istanbul to Taipei EVA Air, China Airlines, Atlasjet, Turkish 2.438 TL
Istanbul to Manila Cebu Pacific, Atlasjet, Philippine, Turkish 2.162 TL
Istanbul to Gwangju Korean, Asiana, Turkish 2.591 TL
Istanbul to Daegu Korean, Asiana, Turkish 2.483 TL
Istanbul to Paris Germanwings, Onur Air, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Bulgaria Air, Ryanair, Iberia, Adria, Atlasjet, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Jet2, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, Pegasus, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Turkish, Transavia, Tap Portugal, easyJet, WIZZ, SunExpress 371 TL
Istanbul to Singapore Atlasjet, SilkAir, Pegasus, Singapore, Turkish, Tigerair, Scoot, SunExpress 2.415 TL
Istanbul to Ulsan Korean, Asiana, Turkish Check Dates
Istanbul to Amsterdam Germanwings, Onur Air, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Bulgaria Air, transavia.com, Iberia, Adria, Atlasjet, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, Pegasus, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Turkish, Tap Portugal, Vueling, Corendon, SunExpress 356 TL
Istanbul to Fukuoka JAL, All Nippon, Turkish 2.283 TL
Istanbul to Moscow Onur Air, Atlasjet, Pegasus, S7, Aeroflot, Turkish, Ural, UTAir, SunExpress 506 TL
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, WIZZ, TUIfly, Sunexpress, SunExpress 374 TL
Istanbul to Jeju Korean, Asiana, Turkish 2.480 TL
Istanbul to Kuala Lumpur AirAsia, AirAsia X, Atlasjet, Malaysia, Malindo, Pegasus, Turkish 1.583 TL
Istanbul to Shenyang Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, Turkish 4.082 TL
Istanbul to New York American, JetBlue, Atlasjet, Turkish, United, SunExpress 1.042 TL
Istanbul to Dalian Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Turkish Check Dates

Cheap International Flights to Seoul - SEL

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Varna to Seoul Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Bulgaria Air, Korean, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, Czech, Austrian, Asiana, FlexFlight Check Dates
Cheap Flights from Istanbul to Seoul, KR, South Korea, from 615 TL Round trip from IST to SEL