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Cheap Flights from Zurich to Istanbul, TR, Turkey - ZRH to IST

Popular flights from Zurich 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.

Atlasjet Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jul 5, 2016 Jul 10, 2016 CHF118
Jul 6, 2016 Jul 11, 2016 CHF118
Jul 6, 2016 Jul 22, 2016 CHF118
Sep 1, 2016 Sep 16, 2016 CHF118
Sep 1, 2016 Sep 17, 2016 CHF118
Pegasus Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 18, 2016 May 26, 2016 CHF151
May 25, 2016 May 26, 2016 CHF151
May 25, 2016 Jun 5, 2016 CHF151
May 27, 2016 Jun 4, 2016 CHF151
May 27, 2016 Jun 12, 2016 CHF151
SunExpress
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 17, 2016 Jun 22, 2016 CHF199
Swiss
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 6, 2016 May 14, 2016 CHF109
May 6, 2016 May 14, 2016 CHF109
May 7, 2016 May 10, 2016 CHF109
May 7, 2016 May 17, 2016 CHF109
May 7, 2016 May 21, 2016 CHF109
Turkish Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 23, 2016 May 26, 2016 CHF121
May 25, 2016 Jun 1, 2016 CHF121
May 27, 2016 May 31, 2016 CHF121
May 27, 2016 Jun 12, 2016 CHF121
May 27, 2016 Jun 13, 2016 CHF121

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Zurich to Istanbul (ZRH to IST)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Zurich to Istanbul, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be CHF109.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Zurich to Istanbul (ZRH to IST)?

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

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days CHF109 CHF165
7-14 days CHF109 CHF165
14-21 days CHF109 CHF165
21-30 days CHF109 CHF165
30-60 days CHF109 CHF165
60-90 days CHF114 CHF170
90+ days CHF105 CHF165

Cheapest Day To Fly from Zurich to Istanbul

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
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Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Zurich to Istanbul

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Zurich Istanbul Swiss 5/6/16 5/14/16 0 CHF109
June Zurich Istanbul Swiss 6/1/16 6/3/16 0 CHF109
July Zurich Istanbul Swiss 7/4/16 7/6/16 0 CHF114
August Zurich Istanbul Swiss 8/19/16 9/8/16 0 CHF114
September Zurich Istanbul Atlasjet 9/2/16 9/22/16 0 CHF105
October Zurich Istanbul Swiss 10/3/16 10/8/16 0 CHF109
November Zurich Istanbul Atlasjet 11/4/16 11/5/16 0 CHF105
December Zurich Istanbul Atlasjet 12/10/16 12/18/16 0 CHF105

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
CHF109
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
CHF109 CHF109
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
CHF109 CHF109
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
CHF109 CHF109
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
CHF109 CHF109
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
CHF109

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Zurich to Istanbul (ZRH to IST)

Your Zurich 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 Zurich to Istanbul is CHF462.

The average price for non-stop flights from Zurich to Istanbul is CHF125.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Zurich to Istanbul
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Swiss 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 09:05 13:00
Pegasus 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 14:05 14:05
Turkish 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 07:40 19:55

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Zurich to Istanbul (ZRH 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 Zurich 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 Zurich to Istanbul is CHF365.

The average price for round trip flights from Zurich to Istanbul is CHF142.

Zurich to Istanbul Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Zurich to Istanbul?
Answer: The average Zurich to Istanbul flight time is 2 hours and 50 minutes.
Question: How many kilometers are there between Zurich and Istanbul?
Answer: The distance from Zurich to Istanbul is 1760 kilometers.
Question: How common are direct flights from Zurich to Istanbul?
Answer: There are 49 direct flights from Zurich to Istanbul.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Zurich to Istanbul?
Answer: Turkish Airlines provides 57% of the non-stop flights between Zurich and Istanbul.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Zurich to Istanbul?
Answer: Amsterdam, NL

Airlines Flying from Zurich to Istanbul (ZRH to IST)

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

Zurich to Istanbul
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Germanwings CGN X X
Aegean ATH X X X X X X X
Aegean HER / ATH X X X
Air France CDG X X X X X X X
Alitalia FCO X 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
LOT WAW X X X X X X X
Swiss - X X X X X X X
Pegasus - X X X X X X X
UIA KBP 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 Zurich 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 Zurich - ZRH

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Zurich to London Germanwings, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Norwegian Air, Condor, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, Etihad Regional, Bulgaria Air, Ryanair, NIKI, Iberia, Meridiana, Adria, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Swiss, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SmartWings, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, easyJet, Air Europa, Vueling, WIZZ, Monarch CHF128

Cheap International Flights to Istanbul - IST

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Frankfurt to Istanbul Germanwings, Onur Air, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Condor, Aer Lingus, Air Dolomiti, Bulgaria Air, Ryanair, Iberia, Adria, Atlasjet, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, Pegasus, SmartWings, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Turkish, Tap Portugal, WIZZ, TUIfly, Sunexpress, SunExpress CHF108
Munich to Istanbul Germanwings, Onur Air, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Condor, Aer Lingus, Air Dolomiti, Bulgaria Air, Iberia, Meridiana, Adria, Atlasjet, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, Pegasus, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Germania, Turkish, Tap Portugal, TUIfly, Sunexpress, SunExpress CHF106
Milan to Istanbul Germanwings, Onur Air, Aegean, HOP!, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, BMI Regional, airBaltic, Aer Lingus, Air Dolomiti, Eurowings, Bulgaria Air, Ryanair, NIKI, Iberia, Meridiana, Atlasjet, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, Pegasus, SmartWings, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Twin Jet, Turkish, Tap Portugal, easyJet, Air Europa, WIZZ, SunExpress CHF134
Geneva to Istanbul Onur Air, Etihad Regional, Atlasjet, Swiss, Pegasus, Turkish, SunExpress CHF133
Stuttgart to Istanbul Germanwings, Onur Air, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, Bulgaria Air, Iberia, Meridiana, Atlasjet, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, Pegasus, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Twin Jet, Turkish, Tap Portugal, TUIfly, Corendon, Sunexpress, SunExpress CHF117
Basel to Istanbul Onur Air, Atlasjet, Swiss, Pegasus, Turkish, SunExpress CHF118
Luxembourg to Istanbul Onur Air, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Iberia, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, Pegasus, TAROM, SAS, Turkish, Tap Portugal, SunExpress CHF122
Turin to Istanbul Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Air Dolomiti, Bulgaria Air, Iberia, Meridiana, Atlasjet, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, Pegasus, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Turkish, Tap Portugal, SunExpress CHF136
Nuremberg to Istanbul Onur Air, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Bulgaria Air, Iberia, Meridiana, Atlasjet, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, Pegasus, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Turkish, Tap Portugal, SunExpress CHF134
Innsbruck to Istanbul Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Iberia, Adria, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Austrian, TAROM, SAS, Turkish, Tap Portugal, SunExpress CHF215
Strasbourg to Istanbul Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Iberia, Atlasjet, KLM, Lufthansa, Czech, Pegasus, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Turkish, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, SunExpress CHF194
Friedrichshafen to Istanbul Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Adria, Atlasjet, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, TAROM, SAS, Turkish, Tap Portugal, SunExpress CHF143
Verona to Istanbul Germanwings, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Air Dolomiti, Meridiana, KLM, Lufthansa, Czech, Austrian, TAROM, SAS, Turkish, Tap Portugal, SunExpress CHF226
Karlsruhe - Baden Baden to Istanbul Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Bulgaria Air, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Austrian, TAROM, SAS, Turkish, SunExpress CHF139
Saarbrucken to Istanbul Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Austrian, TAROM, SAS, Turkish, Tap Portugal, SunExpress CHF353
Lugano to Istanbul Etihad Regional, Swiss, Turkish Check Dates
Berne to IstanbulCheck Dates
Frankfurt to London Germanwings, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Flybe, BMI Regional, airBaltic, Norwegian Air, Aer Lingus, Air Dolomiti, Eurowings, Bulgaria Air, Ryanair, Iberia, Meridiana, Adria, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SmartWings, TAROM, SATA, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, easyJet, Air Europa, Vueling, FlexFlight, WIZZ, Monarch CHF158
Munich to London Germanwings, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Flybe, BMI Regional, airBaltic, Norwegian Air, Condor, Aer Lingus, Air Dolomiti, Eurowings, Bulgaria Air, Ryanair, transavia.com, Iberia, Meridiana, Adria, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SmartWings, TAROM, SATA, SAS, Brussels, Transavia, Tap Portugal, easyJet, Air Europa, Volotea, Vueling, WIZZ, TUIfly, Monarch CHF147
Milan to London Germanwings, Aegean, HOP!, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Flybe, BMI Regional, airBaltic, Norwegian Air, Condor, Aer Lingus, Air Dolomiti, Eurowings, Bulgaria Air, Ryanair, NIKI, Iberia, Meridiana, Adria, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, SmartWings, TAROM, SATA, SAS, Brussels, Twin Jet, Tap Portugal, easyJet, Air Europa, Vueling, FlexFlight, WIZZ, Monarch CHF166
Frankfurt to Paris Germanwings, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Flybe, BMI Regional, airBaltic, Condor, Aer Lingus, Air Dolomiti, Eurowings, Bulgaria Air, Ryanair, NIKI, transavia.com, Iberia, Meridiana, Adria, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, SmartWings, TAROM, SATA, SAS, Brussels, Transavia, Tap Portugal, easyJet, Air Europa, Vueling, FlexFlight, WIZZ, TUIfly, Monarch CHF113
Frankfurt to Athens Germanwings, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, BMI Regional, airBaltic, Norwegian Air, Condor, Aer Lingus, Air Dolomiti, Eurowings, Bulgaria Air, Ryanair, Iberia, Meridiana, Adria, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, SmartWings, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Jetairfly, Tap Portugal, easyJet, Vueling, WIZZ, TUIfly, Sunexpress CHF169
Frankfurt to Bucharest Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Air Dolomiti, Eurowings, Bulgaria Air, Ryanair, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, SmartWings, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Vueling, WIZZ CHF162
Frankfurt to Varna Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Condor, Eurowings, Bulgaria Air, Ryanair, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, SmartWings, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Jetairfly, WIZZ, Sunexpress CHF174
Geneva to London Germanwings, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Norwegian Air, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, Etihad Regional, Ryanair, Iberia, Meridiana, Adria, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Swiss, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, easyJet, Air Europa, Vueling, WIZZ, Monarch CHF105
Munich to Paris Germanwings, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Flybe, BMI Regional, airBaltic, Norwegian Air, Condor, Aer Lingus, Air Dolomiti, Eurowings, Bulgaria Air, Ryanair, NIKI, transavia.com, Iberia, Meridiana, Adria, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, SmartWings, TAROM, SATA, SAS, Brussels, Transavia, Tap Portugal, easyJet, Air Europa, Vueling CHF78
Frankfurt to Izmir Onur Air, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Air Dolomiti, Atlasjet, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, Pegasus, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Turkish, Tap Portugal, Sunexpress, SunExpress CHF144
Frankfurt to Ankara Onur Air, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Air Dolomiti, Adria, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, Pegasus, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Turkish, Tap Portugal, Sunexpress, SunExpress CHF186
Milan to Paris Germanwings, Aegean, HOP!, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Flybe, BMI Regional, airBaltic, Aer Lingus, Air Dolomiti, Eurowings, Bulgaria Air, Ryanair, NIKI, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, SmartWings, TAROM, SATA, SAS, Brussels, Twin Jet, Transavia, Tap Portugal, easyJet, Air Europa, Vueling, FlexFlight, WIZZ CHF105
Cheap Flights from Zurich to Istanbul, TR, Turkey, from CHF114 Round trip from ZRH to IST