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Moscow to Istanbul Last modified: Oct 23, 2019 2:23 -04:00

We've scanned 48,195,047,545 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Istanbul. Pobeda & Aegean frequently offer the best deals to Istanbul flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Tue 11/26
Sun 12/1
Mon 1/13
1 stop
Tue 1/28
1 stop
Mon 11/18
Fri 11/22
Mon 1/20
Fri 1/24
Air France
Sun 11/10
1 stop
Wed 11/27
1 stop
Fri 11/8
1 stop
Wed 11/27
1 stop

How Much is a Flight from Moscow to Istanbul?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Moscow to Istanbul, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be RUB10,651.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Moscow to Istanbul?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we think FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from Moscow to Istanbul based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should I book tickets from Moscow to Istanbul?

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Moscow to Istanbul.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days RUB12,820 RUB13,202
7-14 days RUB12,054 RUB13,202
14-21 days RUB10,970 RUB12,309
21-30 days RUB10,843 RUB12,309
30-60 days RUB10,843 RUB12,309
60-90 days RUB10,843 RUB9,376
90+ days RUB10,843 RUB9,376

Cheapest Day To Fly from Moscow to Istanbul

We've examined 57,595,778,181 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Moscow to Istanbul is Monday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

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Compare Flight Prices from Moscow to Istanbul by Month

Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for Moscow to Istanbul flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
October Moscow Istanbul Aeroflot 10/28/19 11/12/19 0 RUB13,266
November Moscow Istanbul Atlasglobal 11/8/19 11/22/19 0 RUB10,843
December Moscow Istanbul Atlasglobal 12/1/19 12/6/19 0 RUB10,843
January Moscow Istanbul Aegean 1/13/20 1/25/20 1 RUB9,376
February Moscow Istanbul Aegean 2/12/20 2/18/20 1 RUB9,376
March Moscow Istanbul Aegean 3/30/20 4/2/20 1 RUB9,376
April Moscow Istanbul Atlasglobal 4/3/20 4/6/20 0 RUB10,843
May Moscow Istanbul Aegean 5/15/20 5/29/20 1 RUB9,439

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Moscow to Istanbul

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Moscow to Istanbul. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

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27 28 29 30 31 1 2
RUB15,371 RUB14,031
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
RUB14,031 RUB13,011
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
RUB13,011 RUB12,883
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
RUB12,883 RUB10,906
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Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Moscow to Istanbul

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose 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 Moscow to Istanbul is RUB12,054.

The average price for direct flights from Moscow to Istanbul is RUB11,034.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Moscow to Istanbul - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Pobeda 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 04:40 07:40
Atlasglobal 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 12:00 12:00
Pegasus 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 10:25 10:25
Aeroflot 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 02:15 16:45
Turkish 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 08:35 23:20
Red Wings 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 10:40 10:40

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Moscow to Istanbul

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 Moscow 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 Moscow to Istanbul is RUB5,166.

The average price for round trip flights from Moscow to Istanbul is RUB10,587.

Moscow to Istanbul Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Moscow to Istanbul?
Answer: The average Moscow to Istanbul flight time is 3 hours and 29 minutes.
Question: How far is Istanbul from Moscow?
Answer: The distance from Moscow to Istanbul is 1,707 kilometers (1,061 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from Moscow to Istanbul?
Answer: There are 91 direct flights from Moscow to Istanbul.
Question: What are the most popular Moscow airlines for direct flights from Moscow to Istanbul?
Answer: Aeroflot Russian Airlines provides 38% of the non-stop flights between Moscow and Istanbul.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Moscow to Istanbul?
Answer: Munich, DE

Airlines in Moscow flying to Istanbul Last modified: Oct 23, 2019 2:23 -04:00Number of routes searched: 89Number of itineraries searched: 50,519,012

Wondering which airlines fly out of Moscow to Istanbul? We've gathered the average price of Moscow airlines with flights to Istanbul. Different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary showing which days of the week individual carriers offer flights for the next 30 days.

Moscow to Istanbul
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Atlasglobal -
Pegasus -
Aeroflot -
Turkish -
Air Moldova KIV
Aegean ATH
Aegean SKG
Air France CDG
Air Algerie ALG
Royal Air Maroc CMN
Alitalia BLQ
Alitalia FCO
Alitalia VCE
Belavia MSQ
British Airways LHR
Emirates DXB
Ethiopian ADD
Etihad AUH
flydubai DXB
Gulf Air BAH
Uzbekistan SKD
Uzbekistan TAS
Azerbaijan Airlines GYD
Air Serbia BEG
Astana ALA
Astana TSE
Korean ICN
Air Malta MLA
Lufthansa FRA
Egyptair CAI
Nordwind NBC
Qatar DOH
Royal Jordanian AMM
Thai BKK
Turkish AYT
Turkish ESB
Air Europa MAD

Moscow to Istanbul Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Moscow and Istanbul. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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