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from Manchester to Istanbul

You can get from Manchester to Istanbul by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Manchester to Istanbul on 25 Jan we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

12:50Manchester Airport4h00 19:50Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport
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£2181One-way
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12:50Manchester Airport4h00 19:50Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport
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£2181One-way
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10:55Manchester Airport28h10 18:05Istanbul Airport
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£2851One-way

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Tue
25 Jan
£210Turkish Airlines
Wed
26 Jan
£99pegasus
Fri
28 Jan
£99pegasus
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30 Jan
£99pegasus

Travel Tips: Travel from Manchester to Istanbul

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FAQs

Is international travel between Manchester, United Kingdom and Istanbul, Turkey allowed?

Travel from Manchester, United Kingdom to Istanbul, Turkey is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Istanbul from Manchester restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Istanbul, Turkey from Manchester?

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Istanbul, Turkey?

The government of Turkey has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distance requirement: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The above information was last verified on 20/01/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Istanbul from Manchester closer to your planned date of departure here.

What travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, should I be aware of for my journey back to Manchester, United Kingdom from Istanbul, Turkey?

Return travel to Manchester, United Kingdom from Turkey is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering United Kingdom from Turkey?

Entry into United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Turkey.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into United Kingdom from Turkey?

Requirements for reentering United Kingdom:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 1 for vaccinated travellers
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in United Kingdom?

All travellers must abide by the following measures in United Kingdom to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face masks: Regional advice

The above information about your return travel to Manchester, United Kingdom was last verified on 23/01/2022. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Manchester from Istanbul.

How many miles are between Manchester and Istanbul

You should expect to travel around 1674 miles (2700 km) from Manchester to Istanbul.

What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Manchester to Istanbul?

Omio customers who travel from Manchester to Istanbul often also extend their holiday to go to Paris, Berlin or Munich. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Istanbul and these popular destinations at a great price.

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