How to get from Manchester to Istanbul

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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 19 Aug we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

11:05Manchester Airport4h10 17:15Istanbul Airport
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06:15Manchester Airport8h40 16:55Istanbul Airport
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12:40Manchester Airport4h00 18:40Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport
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17:25Manchester Airport7h55 03:20Istanbul Airport
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16:55Manchester Airport4h10 23:05Istanbul Airport
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Travel Information from Manchester to Istanbul

distanceDistance1674 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£2 - £171
fastestFastest modeFlight • £171 • 4 h
carriersPopular travel companiesTurkish Airlines

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 1674 miles from Manchester to Istanbul. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Turkish Airlines among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Manchester to Istanbul.

Travel Tips: Travel from Manchester to Istanbul

Travel to Istanbul easily. 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 Manchester to Istanbul.

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

Is international entry into Istanbul from Manchester restricted?

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

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

Entry Requirements:

  • There are no current restrictions

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: Recommended

The above information was last verified on 03/08/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Manchester and Istanbul closer to your planned date of departure here.

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

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

Entry into United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is fully 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:

  • There are no current restrictions

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: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face masks: Regional advice

The above information about your return travel to Manchester, United Kingdom was last verified on 08/08/2022. 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.

There are 4 ways to travel to Istanbul from Manchester including taking a coach, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way from Manchester to Istanbul is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £2 compared to other travel options to Istanbul:

A coach is £169 less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Manchester to Istanbul costing on average £171.

A coach is about £3 less than a train, which costs on average £5 for this trip.

The fastest way from Manchester to Istanbul is by flight with an average journey time of 4 h.

Other travel options to Istanbul from Manchester can usually take longer:

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Istanbul is approximately 1674 miles away from Manchester.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Manchester to Istanbul:

  • Most travellers who buy a coach ticket from Manchester to Istanbul depart from Manchester, Coach Station to Istanbul, Büyük Otogari.
  • Most travellers take a flight from Manchester Airport to Istanbul Airport.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Manchester to Istanbul, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Turkish Airlines for flights to Istanbul. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Turkish Airlines Manchester to Istanbul tickets on Omio for £171.
Many of our customers who book a trip from Manchester to Istanbul often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Paris, Berlin or Munich. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Manchester and Istanbul itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Istanbul and any of these top destinations today!

Before travelling from Manchester to Istanbul, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket for this journey is on average £2 one way.
  • The price of a plane ticket for this route is £171 one way on average.
  • The price of a train ticket is £5 one way on average for this route.

But we recommend booking Manchester to Istanbul tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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