Athens to Istanbul flights

Wed, 29 May
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Overview: Athens to Istanbul flight

distanceDistance347 miles
durationAverage flight duration1 h 30 min
priceAverage plane ticket price£86 (€97)
changesDirect flightNo
carriersAirlinesPegasus Airlines, Aegean Airlines or Turkish Airlines

Flights from Athens to Istanbul cover the 347 miles long route taking on average 1 h 30 min with our travel partners like Pegasus Airlines, Aegean Airlines or Turkish Airlines. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £86, you can find the cheapest plane ticket for as low as £45. Travellers depart most frequently from Athens International Airport and arrive in Istanbul Airport.

Cheap flights tickets from Athens to Istanbul

Showing times and prices for 29 May

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap flight ticket from Athens to Istanbul is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cheapest
pegasus
20:251h25
Athens International Airport (ATH)
21:50Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport (SAW)
£1071One-way
0 changes
2nd Cheapest
Turkish Airlines
03:551h30
Athens International Airport (ATH)
05:25Istanbul Airport (IST)
£1781One-way
0 changes
Aegean Airlines
08:201h30
Athens International Airport (ATH)
09:50Istanbul Airport (IST)
£2231One-way
0 changes
Turkish Airlines
15:401h45
Athens International Airport (ATH)
17:25Istanbul Airport (IST)
£2751One-way
0 changes
Turkish Airlines
10:301h35
Athens International Airport (ATH)
12:05Istanbul Airport (IST)
£2751One-way
0 changes

Flight scheduleAthens to Istanbul

Showing flights for tomorrow, Wednesday, 29 May
Turkish Airlines
03:551h30
Athens International Airport (ATH)
05:25Istanbul Airport (IST)
0 changes
Turkish Airlines
03:551h30
Athens International Airport (ATH)
05:25Istanbul Airport (IST)
0 changes
Aegean Airlines
06:3516h00
Athens International Airport (ATH)
22:35Istanbul Airport (IST)
2 changes
Aegean Airlines
08:0014h35
Athens International Airport (ATH)
22:35Istanbul Airport (IST)
2 changes
Aegean Airlines
08:0512h35
Athens International Airport (ATH)
20:40Istanbul Airport (IST)
2 changes
Aegean Airlines
08:201h30
Athens International Airport (ATH)
09:50Istanbul Airport (IST)
0 changes
Turkish Airlines
08:201h30
Athens International Airport (ATH)
09:50Istanbul Airport (IST)
0 changes
Turkish Airlines
10:301h35
Athens International Airport (ATH)
12:05Istanbul Airport (IST)
0 changes
Turkish Airlines
10:301h35
Athens International Airport (ATH)
12:05Istanbul Airport (IST)
0 changes
Lot Polish Airlines
14:109h30
Athens International Airport (ATH)
23:40Istanbul Airport (IST)
1 change
Lot Polish Airlines
14:1022h55
Athens International Airport (ATH)
13:05Istanbul Airport (IST)
1 change
Lot Polish Airlines
14:1030h30
Athens International Airport (ATH)
20:40Istanbul Airport (IST)
2 changes
Lot Polish Airlines
14:108h45
Athens International Airport (ATH)
22:55Istanbul Airport (IST)
1 change
Turkish Airlines
15:401h45
Athens International Airport (ATH)
17:25Istanbul Airport (IST)
0 changes
Turkish Airlines
15:401h45
Athens International Airport (ATH)
17:25Istanbul Airport (IST)
0 changes
Turkish Airlines
18:301h30
Athens International Airport (ATH)
20:00Istanbul Airport (IST)
0 changes
Aegean Airlines
18:301h30
Athens International Airport (ATH)
20:00Istanbul Airport (IST)
0 changes
pegasus
20:251h25
Athens International Airport (ATH)
21:50Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport (SAW)
0 changes
Turkish Airlines
21:501h40
Athens International Airport (ATH)
23:30Istanbul Airport (IST)
0 changes
Turkish Airlines
21:501h40
Athens International Airport (ATH)
23:30Istanbul Airport (IST)
0 changes

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Flight times from Athens to Istanbul

Showing times and prices for 29 May

Fastest Journey

1 h 25 m

Average

6 h 45 m

Flights per day

20

Distance

560 km

Of the 20 flights that leave Athens for Istanbul every day 13 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
pegasus
20:251h25
Athens International Airport (ATH)
21:50Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport (SAW)
£1071One-way
0 changes
2nd Fastest
Aegean Airlines
08:201h30
Athens International Airport (ATH)
09:50Istanbul Airport (IST)
£2231One-way
0 changes
2nd Fastest
Turkish Airlines
03:551h30
Athens International Airport (ATH)
05:25Istanbul Airport (IST)
£1781One-way
0 changes
2nd Fastest
Turkish Airlines
08:201h30
Athens International Airport (ATH)
09:50Istanbul Airport (IST)
£5571One-way
0 changes
2nd Fastest
Turkish Airlines
18:301h30
Athens International Airport (ATH)
20:00Istanbul Airport (IST)
£5571One-way
0 changes

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Airlines: Pegasus Airlines, Aegean Airlines and Turkish Airlines Athens to Istanbul

Travel from Athens to Istanbul from £45 with Omio’s flight partners Pegasus Airlines, Aegean Airlines and Turkish Airlines! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable route for you.

Aegean Airlines is Greece’s leading airline and you can choose between Economy and Business tickets for your next flight to Istanbul from Athens.

Aegean Airlines from Athens to Istanbul flight information:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 30 min
  • Cheapest Price: £45

Flights from Athens to Istanbul

There are numerous daily flights from Athens to Istanbul. Flights between these two capital cities are direct or indirect and take between 1 hour and 20 minutes and 5 hours and 55 minutes. The airlines traveling this route include, but are not limited to, national carriers Turkish Airlines and Olympic Airlines, low-cost flyer Pegasus Airlines, Aegean Airlines, and Egypt Air. Direct flights are fastest, and there are between 8 and 9 daily direct flights along this route.

Which airlines fly from Athens to Istanbul?

National carriers Turkish Airlines and Olympic Airlines, low-cost flyer Pegasus Airlines, as well as Aegean Airlines, and Egypt Air fly from Athens to Istanbul daily. These 5 airlines tend to offer the fastest flights available overall. Pegasus and Aegean typically have the fastest flight time on their morning and evening flights.

How long is the flight from Athens to Istanbul?

Passengers can expect flying from Athens to Istanbul to take between 1 hour and 20 minutes and 5 hours and 55 minutes. Direct flights are faster, although some efficient indirect flights are available with one short stopover on the way to Istanbul.

How many flights are there from Athens to Istanbul?

There are usually between 8 and 9 direct flights each day, and numerous more indirect options are available. Direct flights are evenly scheduled throughout the day. The daily timetable starts just before 6:00 a.m. Monday through Sunday with Aegean Airlines, and the last departure of the day is typically around 10:25 p.m. Flight frequency and departure times don't vary considerably across weekdays and weekends.

What are the departure and arrival airports for flights from Athens to Istanbul?

Departure airport: Flights depart from Athens International Airport, Athens main airport, with two terminals, free WiFi and a range of shopping and dining experiences for passengers waiting for flights. Athens Airport is on Metro Line 3 and it takes roughly 1 hour to reach the airport from central Athens.

Arrival airport: Flights arrive at one of two Istanbul airports: Istanbul Ataturk International Airport, or Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport. Ataturk Airport is roughly 12 miles from central Istanbul and takes 45 minutes on the Metro and Tram systems. Sabiha Gokcen is roughly 90 minutes away from central Istanbul via Airport shuttle.

FAQs: Athens to Istanbul flights

FAQs: Take a flight from Athens to Istanbul hassle-free. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Athens to Istanbul.
FAQs
Cheap plane tickets from Athens to Istanbul can start from as little as £45 when you book in advance. The average flight ticket price for Athens to Istanbul is £86; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Athens to Istanbul flight time is 1 h 30 min   covering the 347 mile long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first flight from Athens to Istanbul leaves at 06: 10. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last flight from Athens to Istanbul leaves at 19: 20.
When taking a flight from Athens to Istanbul, you can count on Pegasus Airlines, Aegean Airlines or Turkish Airlines for the best way to get you to Istanbul. You can also check all possible airlines who offer a service from Athens to Istanbul and compare the amenities they offer before buying a plane ticket.

Flights from Athens to Istanbul generally leave from Athens International Airport and arrive in Istanbul Airport.

Athens International Airport is 33.3 km away from Athens city centre and Istanbul Airport is 41.3 km from Istanbul city centre.

The cheapest month to travel from Athens to Istanbul by plane is June.
You have options as you can travel from Athens to Istanbul 2 different ways: flight or coach.

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