Istanbul Flights GuideIstanbul is the most populated city in Turkey and Turkey's tourist hub. Istanbul has an unique geography, with its location on the Bosphorus Strait between the Black Sea and the Sea of Marmara, part of Istanbul is in Europe while another part of it is in Asia. Not only will you see Byzantine and Ottoman architecture, you will see Genoese and Roman architectural styles as well.
Busses can take you from Istanbul to Ankara, Antakya, Alanya, Antalya, Marmaris, and Burgas. Flights are available from Istanbul to Ankara, Antakya, Alanya, Antalya, and Marmaris. A high-speed train can take you from Istanbul to Ankara. Trains can also take you from Istanbul to Adana, Denizli, Diyarbakir, Edirne, Erzurum, Eskisehir, Gaziantep, Kars, Kayseri, Konya, and Tatvan.
Istanbul has a humid subtropical climate because it is located in a transitional climatic zone. The northern half of Istanbul has higher humidity while the southern half of the city is warmer, drier, and less affected by the humidity. The average temperature and rainfall are both significantly different for the north and the south. Because of Istanbul's constantly high humidity, fog is a common occurrence, especially in the north. Winter is cold, spring and fall are mild, and summer is warm but it will feel hot with the high humidity. November to March are the rainiest months of the year with December and January getting the most rain.The best time to visit Istanbul is during the spring and fall when the weather is comfortable as the temperatures are not too high or too low.
Fly to Istanbul from these popular routes with great prices.
Flight prices include taxes and fees and are based on payment by Visa Debit card which does not attract a fee. When completing your booking a payment processing fee of 1.8% for MasterCard and Visa and 3.5% for American Express applies. Note a fare is subject to change until a ticket is issued.