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Riyadh to Istanbul Last modified: Dec 10, 2019 2:14 -05:00

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

Sun 2/16
Mon 2/17
Tue 1/14
Thu 1/23
Saudi Arabian
Tue 1/14
Tue 1/21
Thu 1/16
Thu 1/23
Royal Jordanian
Wed 12/11
1 stop
Tue 12/17
1 stop
Gulf Air
Tue 12/24
1 stop
Tue 12/31
1 stop

How Much is a Flight from Riyadh to Istanbul?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Riyadh to Istanbul, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be SAR1,095.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Riyadh 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 Riyadh 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 Riyadh to Istanbul?

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days SAR1,152 SAR1,317
7-14 days SAR1,133 SAR1,317
14-21 days SAR1,208 SAR1,317
21-30 days SAR1,343 SAR1,253
30-60 days SAR1,095 SAR1,242
60-90 days SAR1,095 SAR1,242
90+ days SAR1,095 SAR1,242

Cheapest Day To Fly from Riyadh 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 Riyadh to Istanbul is Sunday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

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Compare Flight Prices from Riyadh 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 Riyadh to Istanbul flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
December Riyadh Istanbul Pegasus 12/18/19 12/23/19 0 SAR1,133
January Riyadh Istanbul Pegasus 1/16/20 1/30/20 0 SAR1,133
February Riyadh Istanbul Pegasus 2/6/20 2/13/20 0 SAR1,095
March Riyadh Istanbul Pegasus 3/1/20 3/9/20 0 SAR1,095
April Riyadh Istanbul Saudi Arabian 4/3/20 4/17/20 1 SAR1,103
May Riyadh Istanbul Turkish 5/18/20 5/24/20 0 SAR1,144
June Riyadh Istanbul Pegasus 6/1/20 6/8/20 0 SAR1,268
July Riyadh Istanbul Saudi Arabian 7/20/20 8/3/20 1 SAR1,377

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Riyadh to Istanbul

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Riyadh 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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15 16 17 18 19 20 21
SAR1,152 SAR1,133
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
SAR1,133 SAR1,208
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
SAR1,208 SAR1,973
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
SAR1,973 SAR1,335
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Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Riyadh 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 Riyadh to Istanbul is SAR1,257.

The average price for direct flights from Riyadh to Istanbul is SAR1,174.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Riyadh to Istanbul - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Pegasus 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 21:45 21:45
Saudi Arabian 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 05:20 05:20
Turkish 2 3 2 3 3 2 3 01:30 23:00
flynas 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 03:50 11:30

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Riyadh 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 Riyadh 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 Riyadh to Istanbul is SAR608.

The average price for round trip flights from Riyadh to Istanbul is SAR1,170.

Riyadh to Istanbul Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Riyadh to Istanbul?
Answer: The average Riyadh to Istanbul flight time is 4 hours and 24 minutes.
Question: How far is Istanbul from Riyadh?
Answer: The distance from Riyadh to Istanbul is 2,391 kilometers (1,486 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from Riyadh to Istanbul?
Answer: There are 37 direct flights from Riyadh to Istanbul.
Question: What are the most popular Riyadh airlines for direct flights from Riyadh to Istanbul?
Answer: Turkish Airlines provides 48% of the non-stop flights between Riyadh and Istanbul.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Riyadh to Istanbul?
Answer: Amman, JO

Airlines in Riyadh flying to Istanbul Last modified: Dec 10, 2019 2:14 -05:00Number of routes searched: 56Number of itineraries searched: 4,631,708

Wondering which airlines fly out of Riyadh to Istanbul? We've gathered the average price of Riyadh 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.

Riyadh to Istanbul
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Pegasus -
Saudi Arabian -
Turkish -
flynas -
Aegean ATH
Air France CDG
Air India BOM
Air India DEL
Royal Air Maroc CMN
Alitalia FCO
British Airways LHR
Emirates DXB
Ethiopian ADD
Etihad AUH
flydubai DXB
Gulf Air BAH
Azerbaijan Airlines GYD
Kuwait KWI
Lufthansa FRA
Egyptair CAI
Philippine MNL
Royal Jordanian AMM
Saudi Arabian JED
Saudi Arabian MED
Turkish TZX
Oman Air MCT
flynas JED

Riyadh to Istanbul Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Riyadh 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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